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Target Is Getting a Mario Kart Makeover

If you're getting Mario Kart 8 Deluxe from either Target or Walmart, you'll need to call your local store to determine if they're doing a midnight release . Another fantastic feature is the ability to hold two items at once. Two items at your disposal adds another layer of strategy and mayhem to an already unpredictable game. [Full Article...]

Travelers Bring Malaria Back to US, With High Costs

Travelers Bring Malaria Back to US, With High Costs While malaria used to be endemic in the USA, the disease, which is usually spread through infected mosquitoes, was effectively eradicated in the states by the 1950's, according to the study authors. Also, the study found that men accounted for 60 percent of the malaria-related hospital admissions. Posters from the U.S. Public Health Service issued in 1920. [Full Article...]

College Park Fire Causes $39M in Damage

College Park Fire Causes $39M in Damage The helicopter pilot was able to perform evasive maneuvers to avoid a collision. Miller could face more charges after detectives discuss the incident with the Federal Aviation Administration. And a member of the Office of Emergency Management injured his ankle on the scene and was treated on site. See photos and video of the fire that caused an estimated $39 million in damage. [Full Article...]

NFL draft: Browns still searching for franchise quarterback

The Steelers have drafted with a heavy emphasis on defense the past two years, using 11 of their 15 overall picks on defensive players. Guessing game: Colbert and Tomlin will go into this year's draft with a game plan, just like they do every year. [Full Article...]

LeBron James clowns Lance Stephenson's showboat attempt

Up by as much as 26 points, and by as much as 25 in the second half alone, the Indiana Pacers came crashing down before the final buzzer in Game 3 vs the Cleveland Cavaliers . Cleveland gave up a great look to C.J. Miles for a chance to steal Game 1, blew an big lead in Game 2, fell behind by 25 points at half in Game 3, and a calamitous turnover from J.R. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin dairy farms face closure due to Canadian policies

Wisconsin dairy farms face closure due to Canadian policies New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay told Reuters in an email that his government was "currently assessing the WTO-consistency" of Canada's dairy industry policy, and had raised concern with the Canadian government. Obama was at work to improve these trade agreements for American dairy farmers, however he had not made much headway. -Canada trade dispute involving dairy products. [Full Article...]

United Scrambles To Recover From Ousted Passenger Fiasco

United Scrambles To Recover From Ousted Passenger Fiasco It came after Munoz issued his third statement in as many days over the incident, offering his "deepest apologies" and saying it is "never too late to do the right thing". Likewise, the Chicago Aviation Department has said only that one of its employees who removed Dao did not follow proper procedures and has been placed on leave. [Full Article...]

Diet drinks liked to stroke and dementia

Diet drinks liked to stroke and dementia They did find that people who drank at least one soda per day were three times more likely to develop stroke and dementia. In addition, they noted that daily intake of artificially sweetened soft drinks was associated with an increased risk of all-cause dementia and Alzheimer's disease, although the associations were not significant when they adjusted for several variables. [Full Article...]

Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight Kelly says immigration authorities would ideally pick up immigrants in jails and prisons. However, some local leaders disagree and say it is insulting. "This grandstanding shows how out of touch the Trump administration is with reality", spokesman Seth Stein said. Neither the facts nor the law are on their side. [Full Article...]

What's in a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino?

What's in a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino? That's not to say that millennials, generation X, baby boomers and the silent generation won't want to buy a unicorn Frappuccino, however. On Starbucks' website, some of the actual ingredients listed include ice, milk, Crème Frappuccino syrup, Mango Syrup, "Blue Drizzle", pink powder and sour blue powder. [Full Article...]

Statehouse GOP releases roads funding plan

Lawmakers have said the state road needs are about $1 billion on average in new funding during the next 20 years. And the package includes one of the biggest points of contention between the House and Senate: shifting the sales tax on gasoline from the General Fund to pay for roads. [Full Article...]

Ups the risk of dementia and stroke

Daily consumption of "diet" drinks containing synthetic sweeteners may be linked to an increased risk of stroke or suffering from dementia, according to a U.S. Now, because this was an observational study-meaning it identifies trends over time-it can't definitely prove that artificial sweeteners somehow cause dementia or stroke . [Full Article...]

Cycling to work 'almost halves risk of cancer and heart disease'

Cycling to work 'almost halves risk of cancer and heart disease' Experts behind the research, which studied 264,337 people, are now calling for a "change" in policy, such as building more cycle lanes, to prevent long-term illnesses. We then grouped our commuters into five categories: non-active (car/public transport); walking only; cycling (including some who also walked); mixed-mode walking (walking plus non-active); and mixed-mode cycling (cycling plus non-ac... [Full Article...]

Sign Petition Against Religious-Owned Maternity Hospital

Sign Petition Against Religious-Owned Maternity Hospital Ms Mahony said means contraceptive treatment or abortions when a woman's life is at risk will be carried out at the new campus when it opens in about four or five years time. Almost 40,000 people have signed a petition calling on Simon Harris, the health minister, to prevent a religious order from retaining ownership of a new maternity hospital. [Full Article...]

WestJet pilots seek vote to unionize under the Air Line Pilots Association

WestJet pilots seek vote to unionize under the Air Line Pilots Association Canada remains the only G7 nation without a true ultra-low-cost carrier in operation. WestJet says it will unveil a new, ultra-low-cost carrier later this year that will cater to Canadian flyers looking for cheaper fares with no frills. WestJet pilots filed membership cards today with the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) to hold an election for representation by the Air Line Pilots Assoc... [Full Article...]

Yeah, the police know what's up on 4/20 - and they're ready!

Yeah, the police know what's up on 4/20 - and they're ready! On Thursday, the police department tweeted a hilarious picture of a row of snacks, video games and soda - with a police officer looming in the background ready with a net. The message quickly lit up Twitter, where it was retweeted more than 29,000 times as of early Thursday afternoon. With that being said, if you need help with substance abuse issues please contact us & we'll find resources. [Full Article...]

De Blasio pushes cigarette price hike

Tobacco products could soon be not only tougher to find in the city, but also more costly. Today de Blasio announced that he wants to make smuggling an even more financially lucrative option by jacking up the taxes on packs of cigarettes. [Full Article...]

86 million people in South-East Asia affected by depression

86 million people in South-East Asia affected by depression He said everyone was at risk of developing the disorder as it affected people of all ages, from all works of life and in all countries, adding that it is now a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease. As an employer, you can help facilitate the conversation. This year, the honorary day is focusing on a more silent epidemic-depression. He said depression has a major impact o... [Full Article...]

Gorillaz announce first North American tour in seven years

Gorillaz announce first North American tour in seven years That's the bad news. If you've been keeping up, you know some of the festival stops have already been announced. Tickets for the III Points Festival, returning October 13-15 to Mana Wynwood, will go on sale at midnight Friday, April 21, via IIIPoints.com, and will cost $111 plus taxes for a three-day general admission pass and $245 for VIP. [Full Article...]

Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 29

The poster for the Newport Beach Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day event on April 29. During the fall event, the DEA and its partner agencies across the nation accepted more than 731,000 pounds of prescription drugs. [Full Article...]


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