Nassau County to get two more medical marijuana dispensaries

The objective in adding five more to the existing five dispensaries is to increase accessibility to medical marijuana, alleviate the cost burden on patients by encouraging corporate competition and create more marijuana products, Department of Health... More..

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PJ Fleck Offers Scholarship To Walk-On Kicker Justin Juenemann
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

PJ Fleck Offers Scholarship To Walk-On Kicker Justin Juenemann

It's always a special moment when a walk-on player learns they are earning a scholarship - and that's without a T-shirt cannon, a friend, and FaceTime with an elated mother. Juenemann is a fifth year senior and...More..

Live Nation sheds earnings gains on report of Amazon ticketing service plan
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Live Nation sheds earnings gains on report of Amazon ticketing service plan

Amazon is said to be attracted to the opportunity because it would present another way it could leverage its massive customer base and attract even more to its Amazon Prime club. Amazon was initially in talks...More..

Trump declares national emergency on opioid abuse
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Trump declares national emergency on opioid abuse

He addressed the issue at a press conference in New Jersey as he responded to a question from a reporter, the news service reports. New York City is preparing for its second presidential visit of the Trump ad...More..

Gene-Editing Advance May Allow Pig Organ Transplants to Humans
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Gene-Editing Advance May Allow Pig Organ Transplants to Humans

Between 2012 and 2016, there was a almost 20 percent increase in the number of transplants that happened in the United States, and that number is only expected to increase as the population grows older, accord...More..

Oneida County Resident Tests Positive for West Nile
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Oneida County Resident Tests Positive for West Nile

Officials with Montgomery County and The Woodlands Township are completing mosquito testing and surveying for diseases after trappings in the area yielded positive results for the West Nile virus. Stagnant back...More..

Frozen pizzas scattered on highway after crash
by | Friday, August 11, 2017

Frozen pizzas scattered on highway after crash

An 18-wheeler struck an overpass, tearing apart the trailer and spilling its load of DiGiorno and Tombstone frozen pizzas across the freeway. The Arkansas Department of Transportation says there was only co...More..

Watch Metallica surprise shoppers in Carpool Karaoke clip
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Watch Metallica surprise shoppers in Carpool Karaoke clip

The host of the Late Late Show was joined on his way to work by none other than the Fresh Prince of Bel Air himself, Will Smith, for a special Apple Music episode of the popular series. The general feeling ...More..

Vitamin B3 can prevent miscarriages and birth defects
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Vitamin B3 can prevent miscarriages and birth defects

According to the executive director of the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Professor Robert Graham, the implications are profound. "This has the potential to significantly reduce the number of misca...More..

German-Pakistani nun Dr Ruth Pfau passes away
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

German-Pakistani nun Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi have expressed deep grief and sorrow over Dr Ruth Pfau's death. She was born in Germany, came to Pakistan in the 1960s and dedicated her lif...More..

Marijuana use linked with risk of death from hypertension, study says
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Marijuana use linked with risk of death from hypertension, study says

Experts argue the findings are particularly important given marijuana's legislation in eight USA states, including Alaska, California, and Colorado. "Marijuana stimulates the sympathetic nervous system, leadi...More..

by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Coalition to try again for gay marriage plebiscite

He believes that would not require Senate approval, but it would not be mandatory like the plebiscite would. This is the hill Turnbull has chosen to die on. Labor frontbencher Penny Wong, who yesterday made an ...More..

IOM: Smugglers 'deliberately drowned' migrants near Yemen
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

IOM: Smugglers 'deliberately drowned' migrants near Yemen

According to the IOM, survivors buried 29 bodies and at least 22 people remain missing. IOM staff assist Somali and Ethiopian migrants who were forced into the sea by smugglers. On this route, migrants are ex...More..

US Secretary of State meets Najib
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

US Secretary of State meets Najib

In Thailand, where Tillerson became the highest-ranking USA official to visit since the 2014 military coup, he sought Tuesday to encourage the country's transition back to democracy and asked Thai leaders to pu...More..

Cancer survival rates released for 188 hospitals in Japan
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Cancer survival rates released for 188 hospitals in Japan

The American Cancer Society said young adults are dying from colon and rectal cancers at an increasing rate. "We're learning more and more all the time about how important the balance of the microbiome is, ...More..

Transgender service members sue over Trump ban
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Transgender service members sue over Trump ban

While trans service members would be allowed to continue to serve, this policy would not offer protection from harassment or other efforts pushing them to quit. "Plaintiffs have served honorably and successfull...More..

Mormon Church Excommunicates Clergy Oversight General Authority, Doesn't Tell Why
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Mormon Church Excommunicates Clergy Oversight General Authority, Doesn't Tell Why

According to the church, this type of action is not taken because of disillusionment or apostasy and it is exceptionally rare. It's been 28 years since someone among the ranks of leadership has been excommun...More..

Health officials: Moscow mules in copper mugs could make you sick
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Health officials: Moscow mules in copper mugs could make you sick

Health officials of the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division examined what happens when copper mixes with food. The Food and Drug Administration's Model Food Code prohibits copper from coming into direct con...More..

Meet the 7 New Characters Joining 13 Reasons Why Season 2
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Meet the 7 New Characters Joining 13 Reasons Why Season 2

The identities of the new characters should give us some insight into season two, which will deal with the aftermath of Hannah's suicide and her parents' lawsuit against Liberty High . Logan, will play Nina ,...More..

Darrell Davis: More than a Rhinestone Cowboy
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Darrell Davis: More than a Rhinestone Cowboy

During Alzheimer's Tennessee's sold-out " Glen Campbell Tennessee Homecoming" concert at the Clayton Center in Maryville in December 2011, his children were by his side and the audience was on his side, willin...More..