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John Glenn to be 9th person to lie in state at Ohio capitol
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Published in 16-12-2016
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Eight others including statesmen, a war correspondent and an Arctic explorer have lain in repose in Ohio since its capitol building opened in the 1850s, according to the Ohio History Connection, a statewide history organization. Kane's death at age 36 sparked a huge public response in 1857, the year the building opened. Materials from the Statehouse Education and Visitors Center say McGah ...>>
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Mexico plans to catch, protect last few vaquita porpoises
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Published in 16-12-2016
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MEXICO CITY (AP) So few of Mexico's vaquita porpoises remain that the international committee to protect the endangered species is preparing to catch and enclose as many as it can in a last-ditch effort to save them from extinction, experts said Thursday. According to rough estimates, only about three dozen of the world's smallest porpoise remain in the upper Gulf of California, the on ...>>
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Rare plant named after rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix
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Published in 16-12-2016
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San Diego State University says a former graduate student, Mark Dodero, discovered the plant supposedly while listening to Hendrix's song "Voodoo Child." San Diego State says its two-acre habitat is threatened by farming, off-road vehicles and development.
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 16-12-2016
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase
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Published in 9-12-2016
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In most of the years since World War II, life expectancy in the U.S. has inched up, thanks to medical advances, public health campaigns and better nutrition and education. Other one-year declines occurred in 1993, when the nation was in the throes of the AIDS epidemic, and 1980, the result of an especially nasty flu season. "With four years, you're starting to see some indication of somethi ...>>
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Ohio House committee votes to pass 20-week abortion ban
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Published in 9-12-2016
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Arizona and Idaho's bans are blocked from enforcement by the federal courts, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights. State Senate President Keith Faber, a Republican from Celina, said the twice-defeated heartbeat bill came back up again because of Republican Donald Trump's presidential victory and the expectation he will fill Supreme Court ...>>
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Quotes from John Glenn: 'Zero-G and I feel fine.'
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Published in 9-12-2016
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Don't take America and the values reflected in our form of government for granted. [...] never forget that in our democracy, the government is not 'them' it is 'us.' Announcing his retirement from the U.S. Senate in 1997. On his second flight on space shuttle Discovery in 1998 at the age of 77. Keynote address at Ohio State University's commencement in 2009.
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'Godspeed, John Glenn': Public hails hero of space, politics
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Published in 9-12-2016
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Politicians, astronauts, educators and others repeatedly called him a hero with many mentioning the phrase that first sent him into orbit: "Godspeed, John Glenn." [...] when his Friendship 7 spacecraft splashed down a few hours later, the first American to orbit the Earth reminded us that with courage and a spirit of discovery there's no limit to the heights we can reach together. ... The l ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 9-12-2016
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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Streaming sports gets easier as NFL comes to CBS All Access
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Published in 2-12-2016
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NEW YORK (AP) CBS says NFL games are coming to its CBS All Access subscription service, making it a little easier for "cord cutters" to watch football without a pricey cable subscription. NFL games are already streamed live , but in many cases still require a satellite or cable TV subscription.
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Key House chairman: GOP will change Medicare, to 'save' it
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Published in 2-12-2016
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GOP Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas, head of the Ways and Means Committee, insisted Republicans won't be deterred by the politics, even though Donald Trump won election as president on promises to protect the popular health care program for older Americans, and Democrats are already warning of a "war on seniors." [...] he declined to say when the party might try to pass "premium support," the cont ...>>
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Ailing Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole to New Zealand
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Published in 2-12-2016
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An ailing Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was evacuated from the South Pole to New Zealand where he was hospitalized Thursday in stable condition. Tour company White Desert said Aldrin has fluid in his lungs, but was responding well to antibiotics. Aldrin has crisscrossed the globe in recent months and years, pushing hard for human exploration of Mars and promoting space and sci ...>>
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SpaceX shooting for mid-December launch, 1st since blast
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Published in 2-12-2016
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(AP) SpaceX is shooting for a mid-December launch, its first since a dramatic rocket accident on the pad. Iridium Communications Inc. said Thursday that 10 of its satellites will be aboard the SpaceX Falcon rocket tentatively scheduled to take off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Dec. 16.
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
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Published in 2-12-2016
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According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

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3 Australians critically ill after rare thunderstorm asthma
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Published in 25-11-2016
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Three patients remained critically ill on Thursday, three days after a rare condition known as thunderstorm asthma killed four people and sent hundreds to hospitals in Australia's second-largest city, an official said. Doctors were amazed there were not more fatalities given the numbers of people who suffered cardiac arrests and struggled to breathe when a wild thu ...>>
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