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FILE - In this March 21, 2016 file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday, June 13, 2019, against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the investigation from scratch. The defendants include Michigan's former health director, Nick Lyon, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter. He was accused of failing to timely alert the public about an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that occurred in 2014-15 when Flint was drawing improperly treated water from the Flint River. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
June 14, 2019 - 4:28 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A surprise decision by Michigan prosecutors to drop all pending charges in the Flint water crisis and restart a three-year investigation is a reminder of the legal complexities surrounding the disaster. Seven of 15 people had taken plea deals with no jail time, and their...
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June 14, 2019 - 2:49 pm
In this episode, Scott talks with Dr. Tony Das, interventional cardiologist on the medical staff of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, about vascular disease. They discuss who’s at risk, treatment options, and proactive steps that you can take to prevent it.
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June 12, 2019 - 7:42 am
Texas health officials said Tuesday there are no "suspected or confirmed cases" of Ebola in the state as social media posts have falsely suggested in the wake of immigrants arriving from Africa, including Congo, where an outbreak in has surpassed 2,000 cases.
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Cannabis, Marijuana
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Barbara Schwarz
June 11, 2019 - 7:19 am
AUSTIN (1080 KRLD) - Governor Abbott has until Sunday to veto an expanded medical marijuana bill. It expands the use of low THC cannaboid product to people suffering from multiple sclerosis, terminal cancer, Parkinson's disease and more. As of now it's only allowed for people with intractable...
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Trader Jonathan Corpina works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Stocks are getting off to a weak start on Wall Street led by drops in technology and health care companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 29, 2019 - 2:49 pm
U.S. stocks sped toward their first monthly loss of 2019 Wednesday as investors shift money into the safety of bonds while fleeing high-risk holdings in the health care and technology sectors. All the major stock indexes fell in late-afternoon trading on Wall Street as the broad sell-off put the...
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