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Mosquitoes in Tippecanoe County test positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitoes in Tippecanoe County test positive for West Nile virus Earlier this week, St. Louis County public health officials announced mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus were discovered in the county. Last year, 10 counties across the state reported finding WNV-positive mosquito pools; nine infected people and 10 infected horses were reported. [Full Article...]

Michigan Health Chief Charged in Flint Death

In a statement , the Michigan Attorney General's office said multiple Flint-area residents died of Legionnaires' disease and the charges brought forward Wednesday were in relation to the death of Robert Skidmore. They say they are thirsty for safe drinking water . The head of the state health department, Nick Lyon , was charged on Wednesdaywith involuntary manslaughter for failing to warn ... [Full Article...]

French fries can kill you. Read below and know how?

French fries can kill you. Read below and know how? In 2014, Americans consumed 112.1 pounds of potatoes per person, according to the National Potato Council . For the objective of the study , eating habits of more than 4,400 people in North America between 45 to 79 years of age were studied. [Full Article...]

Play ball! GOP, Democrats to battle as one - Team Scalise

Play ball! GOP, Democrats to battle as one - Team Scalise Members usually sport the uniform of their home states and districts, and although proportional representation is not required, elected officials of many states play to win every year. Shortly after the shooting, the Congressional Baseball Game organizers announced that proceeds will also be directed toward the Capitol Police Memorial Fund. [Full Article...]

Florida Gov. to approve pay raise bill for state workers

The veto comes on the heels of a special session in which state lawmakers largely caved to the governor's wishes to fully fund the state's tourism agency, Visit Florida - a move that was largely rumored to be part of a "backroom deal" between Scott and House Speaker Corcoran in exchange for Scott's signature on Corcoran's top education priority, HB 7069. [Full Article...]

Planning documents for UK tower in fatal fire omitted safety barriers

Planning documents for UK tower in fatal fire omitted safety barriers Speaking in Downing Street, Mrs May said: "When it's possible to identify the cause of this fire, then of course there will be proper investigation and if there are any lessons to be learnt they will be, and action will be taken". One resident said the fire alarm did not go off - bolstering the arguments of a community group, which only months ago had warned of a potential catastrophe at the housi... [Full Article...]

Flint officials charged in water crisis

When Nick Lyon , the head of Michigan's health department, learned of an uptick of Legionnaire's disease in the Flint area in January 2015, he chose not to alert the public to the deadly pathogen lurking in their drinking water . Earlier this year, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission issued a scathing 129-page report , attributing the water crisis to "deeply embedded institutional,... [Full Article...]

Duncan spoke with gunman minutes before shooting

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- Although a gunman shot at congressmen in Alexandria, Virginia the effects of the shooting are resonating here at home in SC. De Santis gave Fox News a similar account, saying he thought the man's approach and questions were "a little odd". [Full Article...]

Did the Alexandria Gunman Ask Whether Victims Were Republicans or Democrats?

Officials said several other people were also wounded. The president and First Lady Melania Trump later visited Scalise, bringing flowers. DeSantis, a military veteran, said that experience helped him take notice of the man who approached his auto asking about political affiliation. [Full Article...]

Sooners hire Ruffin McNeil

Sooners hire Ruffin McNeil Riley's decision to continue calling offensive plays allowed an opportunity to bring in another defensive mind, helping fill the void left when former head coach Bob Stoops retired June 7. "I've been at every level and have done it a lot of different ways", McNeill said in a statement. FBS programs will be able to hire a 10th assistant coach starting in January 2018. [Full Article...]

Under pressure to soften Brexit, PM May meets Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

David Madden, market analyst at CMC Markets UK, said the market is confident that a deal between the Conservatives and DUP will be achieved. Earlier in the week ministers had already said the Queen's Speech was likely to be set back from its scheduled date of Monday June 19, because of ongoing negotiations. [Full Article...]

Michigan Health Chief Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis

He is accused of failing to alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area, which has been linked by some experts to poor water quality in 2014-15. Flint started using water from the Flint River in 2014 but didn't treat it with a corrosion control program. People can get sick if they inhale mist or vapor, typically from cooling systems. [Full Article...]

Lawmakers Come Together In Bipartisan Support of Steve Scalise

Lawmakers Come Together In Bipartisan Support of Steve Scalise Mike Doyle told ABC News. A government official says Hodgkinson is the suspect in the Virginia shooting that injured Rep. Steve Scalise and several others. "We were doing batting practice", said Sen. Rep. Jeff Duncan said in a statement that he was at the practice and said "saw the shooter". More than two dozen shots can be heard in the video, which was filmed by eyewitness Noah Na... [Full Article...]

Kiwi up as USA data disappoints

Kiwi up as USA data disappoints She added that the balance sheet normalization could be put into effect "relatively soon". The committee said the system of gradually escalating caps on the amount of maturing securities whose proceeds aren't reinvested each month will likely begin at a total $10 billion a month and increase by the same amount every three months until it reaches $50 billion. [Full Article...]

US Fed raises interest rates

Fed chair Jane Yellen. In its statement following a two-day meeting, the Fed's policy-setting committee indicated the economy had been expanding moderately, the labor market continued to strengthen and a recent softening in inflation was seen as transitory. [Full Article...]

No Virtual Reality Support for Xbox One X, Confirms Marketing Chief

Why should I buy an Xbox One X? "This is the world's most powerful console, aimed at your gaming customer who's looking for the premier experience", Spencer said. You probably already know about God of War , Detroit: Become Human and Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite as they've been talked about by Sony for a while now. [Full Article...]

Michigan Officials Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter For Flint Water Crisis

Five of the officials, including Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon , were charged with involuntary manslaughter stemming from their roles in handling the crisis, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Trump Visits Lawmaker Recovering From Shooting at Baseball Practice in Virginia

Trump Visits Lawmaker Recovering From Shooting at Baseball Practice in Virginia U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, of Forest Hills, plays on the Democratic team. "There's usually a Capitol Police officer in a vehicle in a parking lot several hundred yards away, but no one on near the field like the Scalise detail was", Matt Dinkel, the spokesman for Democrat coach Rep. [Full Article...]

Michigan Health Chief is Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter in Flint Case

Eden Wells, Michigan's chief medical executive, was also charged Wednesday with obstruction of justice and lying to a police officer. Outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease in the Flint area following the water switch were tied to the deaths. [Full Article...]

A Look at How Trump's Climate Moves Affect the Coal Industry

If nothing else, it conveyed the message the United States was committed to its rhetoric in being a global leader in climate change mitigation. The government has pledged that greenhouse gas emissions will peak no later than 2030 under the Paris pact , and start to fall after then. [Full Article...]


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