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In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, photo, a man uses a cell phone in New Orleans. With suicides on the rise, the government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are routed to one of 163 crisis centers, where counselors answered 2.2 million calls last year. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
August 15, 2019 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With suicides on the rise , the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are...
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Food, Factory
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Kelli Wiese
August 01, 2019 - 8:53 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Conagra Brands Inc. says the 15 ounce cans of Kaskey's Beefy Mac Pasta in tomato and meat sauce are being recalled because of a potential processing defect. The cans have a best by date of July 7th, 2021 and the establishment number 794 on the USDA mark of inspection. The cans...
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Blood Donation
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Chris Sommer
July 26, 2019 - 6:49 pm
Carter BloodCare says the community blood supply officially fell to a crisis level Friday afternoon. Spokesperson Linda Goelzer said a dropoff in donations is expected during the summer months, but the situation is especially dire this year. Goelzer said, "We just really need folks to put this at...
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Mosquito
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July 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
GARLAND (1080 KRLD) - The Garland Health Department has confirmed that a mosquito trap in the 2000 block of Holford Road has tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the fifth laboratory-confirmed presence of West Nile Virus in mosquitoes in Garland in 2019. Garland officials say they will...
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