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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    By Associated Press

    Coal exports help US clean up global warming pollution at home - but still pollute elsewhere Published July 28, 2014

  • Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

    By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH - Associated Press

    Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation. Published July 28, 2014

  • AP-WI--Wisconsin News Digest, WI

    By Associated Press

    The state at 2 a.m. Published July 28, 2014

  • Scientists to call for kids' vaccine history

    By Associated Press

    Thousands of Vermont parents could be hearing from medical professionals this week who will be asking about the vaccination histories of their children. Published July 28, 2014

  • Meat supplier: China unit fell short of standards

    By JOE McDONALD - Associated Press

    A U.S. meat supplier said Monday a Chinese subsidiary embroiled in a safety scandal fell short of its requirements for maintaining high standards. Published July 28, 2014

  • Inspector had cited lauded Iowa nursing home

    By Associated Press

    A northeast Iowa nursing home was cited for unsanitary conditions in its kitchen seven weeks before it was lauded by the governor's office as among the best such facilities in the state, The Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/UwJb0U ) reported. Published July 28, 2014

  • Review: Compliance issues in 20 home day cares

    By COREY WILLIAMS - Associated Press

    A review of 20 Michigan home day cares found that each wasn't in compliance with at least one state licensing requirement for children's health and safety, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. Health and Human Services inspector general's office. Published July 28, 2014

  • Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

    By LINDSEY TANNER - Associated Press

    A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine. Published July 28, 2014

  • List of proposed new VA medical facilities

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    Proposed new Veterans Affairs medical facilities, part of an agreement reached Sunday between House and Senate leaders negotiating a bill to reform the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' access to health care. CBOC stands for community based outpatient clinic, or a walk-in clinic. Published July 28, 2014

  • Ohio State U hospital to open new emergency room

    By Associated Press

    Ohio State University will soon open a new emergency department aimed at reducing wait times and eliminating use of hallway beds. Published July 28, 2014

  • Concert pianist is all smiles in his new career

    By JULIE SWIDWA - Associated Press

    Dr. Peter VanBeck still works with his hands. Published July 28, 2014

  • St. Joseph artist uses humor to fight cancer

    By CHANNLER K. HILL - Associated Press

    It's hard to believe that six letters can have such a powerful impact on one's life. And for St. Joseph artist Mary Bruno, they aren't the letters she etches at her company, Bruno Press. Published July 28, 2014

  • Arizona college nursing program on probation

    By Associated Press

    The nursing program at Coconino Community College has been placed on probation. Published July 28, 2014

  • Groups urge NY to ban poisons that kill wildlife

    By Associated Press

    Six groups are petitioning New York State to ban a rat poison that is killing wildlife that feed on the tainted rodents. Published July 28, 2014

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