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WINDSOR HEIGHTS, Iowa (AP) — When officials in the Des Moines suburb of Windsor Heights began talking about installing sidewalks to improve safety and encourage outdoor activities, they anticipated some grumbling from residents who liked the look of uninterrupted, lush lawns...
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An air-ambulance plane taking a heart-disease patient to a Utah hospital crashed in a parking lot in northern Nevada, killing all four people aboard and sending up explosions and flames. Three crew members and a patient were killed in the Friday night crash in...
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An air-ambulance plane taking a heart-disease patient to a Utah hospital crashed in a parking lot in northern Nevada, killing all four people aboard and sending up explosions and flames. Three crew members and a patient were killed in the Friday night crash in...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some 30 counties and cities in Oregon approved some type of marijuana businesses in last week's election, and officials in those communities now must establish rules for every step in the production and supply chain. When voters legalized recreational...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some 30 counties and cities in Oregon approved some type of marijuana businesses in last week's election. When voters legalized recreational marijuana two years ago, the communities opted out. But many switched it up this month, voting to allow at least some...
Nineteen-year-old Sheldon Natoni worries about the haze hanging over his tribe's sacred mountains in Arizona and the effect it is having on the health of others in the Navajo Nation. His friend Sebale Tsosie, 21, has the same concerns, saying it's unfair that a massive coal-...
GENEVA (AP) — Acknowledging Zika is here to stay, the United Nations health agency is lifting a 9-month-old emergency declaration against the mosquito-borne virus that can result in severe birth defects when pregnant women are infected. The World Health Organization is instead...
CHICAGO (AP) — A newspaper investigation found more than a thousand cases of abuse and neglect of Illinois adults with disabilities who were placed into private group homes. The Chicago Tribune ( http://trib.in/2g11bPH ) says its investigation revealed mistreatment inside...
LONDON (AP) — The teenage girl's instructions were direct: She didn't want to be buried, but to be frozen — with the hope she can continue her life in the future when cancer is cured. "I want to live and live longer and I think that in the future they may find a cure for my...