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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

July 23rd, 2014 6:17 am by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.

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Democrats to unveil $2.7B bill on alien children

Democrats to unveil $2.7B bill on alien children

July 22nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Senate Democrats are preparing to significantly cut President Barack Obama's request for emergency funding to deal with an influx of Central American children streaming across the border with Mexico.

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Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake

Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake

July 22nd, 2014 7:41 pm by Associated Press

Reports of a 16-foot-long exotic snake slithering through New Jersey's largest lake have stoked fears among residents and led to searches and questions about what exactly is in the water.

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Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

July 22nd, 2014 7:00 pm by SERGEI CHUZAVKOV, Associated Press; JUERGEN BAETZ, Associated Press

Five days after the plane was blown out of the sky, a refrigerated train bearing victims' bodies — gathered up after several days in the sun — finally rolled out of the war zone and into a weedy railyard in the government-held city of Kharkiv.

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Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

Federal appeals court deals blow to health law

July 22nd, 2014 10:51 am by Associated Press

A federal appeals court has delivered a serious setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who have bought policies.

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KIDS COUNT ranking moves Tennessee up, just slightly

KIDS COUNT ranking moves Tennessee up, just slightly

July 22nd, 2014 8:37 am by Nick Shepherd

Tennessee has moved up three spots, from 39 to 36, in the annual KIDS COUNT report, which measures how well states do with children in four categories: economic well-being, education, health and family and community.

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Obama urges immediate access to Ukraine crash site

Obama urges immediate access to Ukraine crash site

July 22nd, 2014 8:15 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama sternly called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to compel Kremlin-backed separatists to stop hampering the probe at the Ukraine site of a downed passenger jet and allow international investigators unfettered access.

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Tennessee restaurant owner welcomes gun owners

Tennessee restaurant owner welcomes gun owners

July 22nd, 2014 8:12 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee restaurant owner has placed a sign in the window of her business welcoming gun owners — a move she says has brought in more customers and saved her business from closing.

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Wise County RAM patient numbers reflect sour economy

Wise County RAM patient numbers reflect sour economy

July 21st, 2014 11:16 pm by Stephen Igo

Preliminary numbers of people seeking free health-care services at this past weekend's health expedition in Wise County reflect an increase in patients over previous years.

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Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

July 21st, 2014 9:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Azamat Tazhayakov was charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy, with prosecutors saying he agreed with a friend's plan to remove Tsarnaev's backpack containing altered fireworks from his dorm room a few days after the 2013 bombing.

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