• OK teachers move walkout deadline up to April 2nd
OK teachers move walkout deadline up to April 2nd

State Sen. Mike Schulz, Senate president pro tem, said he supports raising teacher pay but the request for $10,000 is "very unrealistic". Still, if the teachers ultimately walkout, Priest said, "schools will stay closed until we get what we are asking for".

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  • MS Dhoni didn't want Kohli, says Vengsarkar
MS Dhoni didn't want Kohli, says Vengsarkar

Talking about Kohli's performance during the Emerging Player Tournament, Vengsarkar said: "We'd sent a young team for the tournament, mostly U-23 players and Kohli was picked because he had opened the innings and scored a terrific hundred against New Zealand, which had some good players (Martin Guptill, Corey Anderson, Jesse Ryder)", he recollected...

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  • Transgender People Are Protected From Workplace Discrimination, a Court Ruled
Transgender People Are Protected From Workplace Discrimination, a Court Ruled

R.G. In a decision yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that businesses can not discriminate against employees for identifying as transgender and that Harris Funeral Homes had discriminated against Stephens by firing her in 2013.

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  • Target Recalls Girl's Jeans For Causing Cuts
Target Recalls Girl's Jeans For Causing Cuts

Officials advised anyone with the jeans to stop wearing them and return them to Target for a full refund using recall no. 18-117. Target sold the jeans between September and November of previous year. They were manufactured by Topson Downs of Culver City, Calif. Customers looking to get a refund on the product can call Target at 800-440-0670 fr...

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  • Six Nations 2018: Owen Farrell handed England captaincy with Dylan Hartley out
Six Nations 2018: Owen Farrell handed England captaincy with Dylan Hartley out

Hartley has been a constant presence since Eddie Jones took over as coach, starting all but one of his 26 Tests in charge of the side. The Saints captain misses out through injury, and in his absence England will be led by Owen Farrell , who skippers his country for the first time.

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  • Chief Secretary can not be harassed for pursuing complaint, says Delhi HC
Chief Secretary can not be harassed for pursuing complaint, says Delhi HC

The next day the court dismissed the bail pleas of the MLAs, saying that prima facie the circumstances leading to the alleged assault pointed to a "premeditated criminal conspiracy" behind the incident. On February 20, the Chief Secretary had lodged a police complaint and alleged that he was manhandled at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's re...

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  • Men Sentenced for Life Over 2010 Independence Day Bombing
Men Sentenced for Life Over 2010 Independence Day Bombing

Consequently, they were convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment as prescribed Sections 15 (1) and (2) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act, 2004, under which they were charged. After convicting Charles and Nwabueze for participating and funding terrorism, counsel for both defendants however, acknowledged the acti...

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  • Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact AbbVie (ABBV) Share Price
Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact AbbVie (ABBV) Share Price

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN) has risen 43.20% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. Kanawha Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Abbvie Inc ( ABBV ) by 2.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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  • Flu Activity Declining as SC Deaths Reach 201
Flu Activity Declining as SC Deaths Reach 201

Priest added that the National Institutes of Health have a strategic plan for developing a universal flu vaccine, that would hopefully cover most strains and last more than a year. They will not be allowed to visit patients "except for extenuating family circumstances". The latest weekly Walgreens flu index has North Carolina ranked seventh in th...

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  • Signs and symptoms of kidney disease
Signs and symptoms of kidney disease

In regions of the world , women have less access to medical care than men. "As we celebrate World Kidney Day and International Women's Day in DaVita via online campaigns and other activities, we hope to initiate inclusive conversations on women's health and encourage them to take charge of their well-being".

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  • New Smyrna Beach High students honor Parkland victims, hold silent protest
New Smyrna Beach High students honor Parkland victims, hold silent protest

Since the shooting , students from the Florida high school have become household names in the national conversation advocating for gun control and a safer school environment in the wake of the shooting. She directed her message to "every government official unwilling to take action and make change", and "those who refuse to accept commonsense gu...

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  • Babies who look like their dad are healthier
Babies who look like their dad are healthier

And while fathers thought their sons looked like them slightly more often than their daughters, the study found the outcomes for boys and girls were still statistically the same. There's a lot of previous research to back these ideas up. Simply, dads naturally feel more connected to their child if they resemble them. And how does dad being ar...

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  • PennDOT, turnpike commission banning certain vehicles ahead of storm
PennDOT, turnpike commission banning certain vehicles ahead of storm

The goal of the restriction was to help ensure the interstate remained open during the winter storm. I-80, from the junction with Interstate 81 to the New Jersey line. Thousands of Lehigh Valley residents remain without power as Thursday's storm makes its approach, with Monroe and Pike counties hit the hardest . As conditions develop, speed re...

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  • Weinberger re-elected as Burlington mayor
Weinberger re-elected as Burlington mayor

She served previously in the Vermont state legislature, the Burlington city council, and as assistant to mayor Weinberger. "Driscoll, who stressed her desire to implement a people-led vision" to build "a local economy that works for" everyone, also accused the incumbent administration of being too close to private interests.

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  • Cheerleaders Exposed to Mumps at Texas Competition, Officials Fear
Cheerleaders Exposed to Mumps at Texas Competition, Officials Fear

In the wake of discovering that somebody with the sickness had gone to the National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship, health officials sent a letter cautioning about conceivable presentation, a representative for the Department of State Health Services, Chris Van Deusen , disclosed to The Washington Post .

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  • FL Senate OKs Plan to Arm Teachers, Rejects Assault-Weapons Ban
FL Senate OKs Plan to Arm Teachers, Rejects Assault-Weapons Ban

The bill included a proposed "marshal program" that would allow teachers or other school staff to be armed as deputized sheriff's marshals, after undergoing 144 hours of training and meeting other criteria. While Anthony remained hospitalized, the Broward County school board met Tuesday and denounced assault-style weapons like the one gunman Nikola...

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  • How High Can Editas Medicine Cmn (EDIT) Stock Go' Analysts Hold $72.5
How High Can Editas Medicine Cmn (EDIT) Stock Go' Analysts Hold $72.5

They expect $-0.79 EPS, up 39.24% or $0.31 from last year's $-1.1 per share. Third Rock Ventures, LLC is the second biggest holder with 4 million shares now valued at 63.40 million whilst Flagship Ventures Fund IV General Partner LLC has 3 million shares valued at 56.08 million.

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  • Laura Moser Edges Toward Runoff In Early Results In Texas Congress Primary
Laura Moser Edges Toward Runoff In Early Results In Texas Congress Primary

While the jungle primary format could benefit Feinstein, it's not so clear cut for Democrats in several House races. Madison County Judge C.E. McDaniel, Jr. Incumbent Pete Sessions is running for re-election in the 32nd Congressional District. That's largely because it's the party's left flank that has provided much of the enthusiasm since Pres...

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  • Non-stop flights announced from RIC to Nashville
Non-stop flights announced from RIC to Nashville

The new Allegiant flights will begin service the same day Southwest Airlines is scheduled to end service in Flint. Routes to Louisville begin June 6 with fares as low as $52. "Allegiant is an outstanding partner, we can't thank them enough for their continued confidence in the Myrtle Beach International Airport and the fantastic market it serves".

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  • American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOBC) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
American Outdoor Brands (NASDAQ:AOBC) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of American Outdoor Brands from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note on Wednesday. For the current quarter American Outdoor Brands Corp (NASDAQ: AOBC ) has average revenue estimates of $205.59 Million, a total number of 7 analysts provided esti...

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  • Pa. emergency rooms see 81% spike in opioid overdoses, CDC reports
Pa. emergency rooms see 81% spike in opioid overdoses, CDC reports

More recent CDC data shows overdose deaths rose 14 per cent from July 2016 to July 2017, but that data doesn't distinguish opioids from other drugs. The report , however, did not break down overdoses by the type of opioid, for example pain pills, heroin, or fentanyl.

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  • RBS to pay NY $500 mil. in settlement
RBS to pay NY $500 mil. in settlement

RBS' share price lost ground in the previous session, shedding 0.57 percent to close at 260.10p. The deal boost's New York's mortgage-bond recoveries from a half dozen banks to $3.7bn, he said. Mr Schneiderman said RBS admitted to having sold investors RMBS that did not meet underwriting guidelines, contrary to its representations, and did not c...

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  • Opioid treatment is not superior to non-opioid treatment for some pain
Opioid treatment is not superior to non-opioid treatment for some pain

The study involved 240 veterans with chronic back pain or osteoarthritis of the knee or hip who had pain that was ongoing and intense. Half were treated with opioids and half with nonopioid medicines either normal over-the-counter medications like acetaminophen or naproxen or physician endorsed drugs like topical lidocaine or meloxicam.

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  • John Williams Will Quit the Franchise After Star Wars: Episode IX
John Williams Will Quit the Franchise After Star Wars: Episode IX

With George Lucas, the late Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford also no longer involved with Star Wars , it really does feel like Williams' exit is yet another indication that the Sequel Trilogy is the end of an era. Though Star Wars creator George Lucas has always maintained that Dark Side wielders can not manifest themselves into Force ghosts t...

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  • FDA Authorizes First Direct-to-Consumer BRCA Mutation Test
FDA Authorizes First Direct-to-Consumer BRCA Mutation Test

The forthcoming kit, which will be made available without a prescription, tests for BRCA1 and BRCA2, which are linked to higher risk of ovarian, break and prostate cancer. In women, the presence of one of the variants increases breast cancer risk by up to 85 percent before age 70. The regulator said it reviewed data for the company's test under...

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