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Gold Hill dispensary is first recreational pot retailer

A medical marijuana dispensary in southern Oregon will be the state's first licensed recreational marijuana retailer
Updated: 6 hours ago

Donors pump nearly $390 million into California propositions

Supporters and opponents of California's 17 November ballot measures have raised nearly $390 million six weeks before the election, with some of the heaviest spending yet to come
Published: 09/30/16

South Dakota flu vaccination rate tops nation's

South Dakota's overall flu vaccination rate continues to be the highest in the nation for the third straight year
Published: 09/30/16
A closer look as deadline for Chicago teachers strike nears

A closer look as deadline for Chicago teachers strike nears

Teachers in the country's third-largest city have cranked up the heat in contract talks, threatening to go on strike in less than two weeks
Published: 09/29/16
Report says Obama administration failed to follow health law

Report says Obama administration failed to follow health law

The investigative arm of Congress says the Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients
Published: 09/29/16
Stocks skid as drugmakers fall, then bank woes deepen losses

Stocks skid as drugmakers fall, then bank woes deepen losses

Stocks fall as concerns about drug prices drag health care companies lower
Published: 09/29/16
The Latest: Bill Clinton, Netanyahu meet in Jerusalem

The Latest: Bill Clinton, Netanyahu meet in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with former U.S. President Bill Clinton ahead of the funeral for former Israeli President Shimon Peres
Published: 09/29/16
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

This year's presidential campaign has underscored an economic paradox: Financially, black Americans and Hispanics are far worse off than whites, yet polls show minorities are more likely than whites to believe in the American Dream
Published: 09/29/16
Did landmark laws from Congress enable high drug prices?

Did landmark laws from Congress enable high drug prices?

Lawmakers are venting outrage over high drug prices these days, but Congress may have helped set the stage
Published: 09/29/16

Kansas reports record low infant mortality rate in 2015

Kansas is reporting that its infant mortality rate decreased in 2015 to the state's lowest annual figure ever
Published: 09/28/16