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Although busy year-round, the numerous fires in March have highlighted the work of the 911 Dispatch professionals at Russell County Communications. Last year, these telecommunicators handled approximately 10.1 million calls. In thousands of 9-1-1 dispatch centers around the nation, and other centers around the world, dispatchers and call takers keep essential services running smoothly and efficiently, while working nights, weekends, holidays, and even during inclement weather that keeps ...
  • April the Giraffe 'waiting game continues'

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    April has been with Animal Adventure Park since September 2015 and this is her first calf birth at the park. "We do not expect any further physical change". "Animal Adventure is an interactive educational animal park, nestled in the hills of Harpursville, NY, just 15 minutes outside of Binghamton." It can be anywhere from a slow trickle of liquid to a flow of mucus.
  • Expert says this is how you should make your tea

    Expert says this is how you should make your tea

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    Then heat it in the microwave for 30 seconds and let it sit for a minute before drinking. Theanine is an amino acid that encourages relaxation and polyphenols are antioxidants which help prevent degenerative diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease.
  • 11-Year-old kills himself after texting prank

    11-Year-old kills himself after texting prank

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    As Detroit Free Press reports , Tysen Benz' mother says that on the day that her son hung himself, just hours before she found him barely alive, nothing seemed wrong with Tysen. "You can't just speak about it, there's got to be something done about it". "I can speculate that this was apparently upsetting to Tysen", Wiese said.
  • San Bernardino girl recounts seeing friend, teacher get shot

    San Bernardino girl recounts seeing friend, teacher get shot

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    A second student wounded in the shooting was in stable condition, authorities said following the shooting. "A boy just walked in with a gun", she said shortly after she and her mother, Elizabeth Barajas, were reunited. Ryan Concepcion, 11, and a North Park student, said he was there to pay his respects. Burguan said the couple had been married briefly and had been separate for about a month or month and a half.
  • Maryland couple find live scorpion in bag of store-brand spinach

    Maryland couple find live scorpion in bag of store-brand spinach

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    Boddapati captured the creature in a water bottle and sent video of the discovery to her husband. The store took the Giant-brand spinach off the shelves nearly six hours later, after television reporters had gotten in touch. "The deteriorated condition of the bat did not allow for CDC to definitively rule out whether this bat had rabies", the statement indicated. The two people appeared to be in good health and none of them show signs of rabies.
  • US panel OKs prostate cancer tests, with caveats

    US panel OKs prostate cancer tests, with caveats

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    Those 70 and older shouldn't get screened. It involves a simple blood test for elevated levels of a protein that may signal cancer but also can be caused by less serious prostate problems. "We need better tests", Bibbins-Domingo said. What do we recommend here at MSK? The USPSTF gave PSA testing a grade of D, meaning that it was likely to do more harm than good.
  • Charlie Gard case: Doctors can withdraw baby's life support

    Charlie Gard case: Doctors can withdraw baby's life support

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    Justice Francis said: "Understandably, Charlie's parents have grasped that possibility, they have done all that they could possibly have done, they have very publicly raised funds". The devastated parents of a baby at the centre of a "right-to-treatment" court case wept as a judge ruled he should be allowed to die. Charlie's parents, who are in their early 30s, disagree.
  • This Hospital Granted a Man's Dying Wish… for White Wine

    This Hospital Granted a Man's Dying Wish… for White Wine

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    A touching image shows the moment a dying man was granted his final wish by nurses - a cigarette and a glass of wine while watching the sun set. "That was when I remembered that we are on the same floor that has access to a balcony", Ms Kvist told Avisen.dk.
  • Pictures of late grandson of retired Michigan coach stolen

    Pictures of late grandson of retired Michigan coach stolen

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    Chad died in 2015 at the age of five after a 14-month battle with a brain tumor. The family of the late Chad Carr - the grandson of former MI football coach Lloyd Carr - is devastated after finding that memories of the child were stolen during a home invasion.
  • US Warships in Korean Peninsula Meant to Send a Message

    US Warships in Korean Peninsula Meant to Send a Message

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    South Korea's Yonhap News Agency quoted Cheong at a forum in Seoul , saying, "The possibility of North Korea pushing ahead with a nuclear test before the (85th) anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army on April 25 can not be ruled out".