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Around the Nation
4:31 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Colorado State Patrol Nabs Literary Litterbug

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:20 am

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Around the Nation
4:31 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Airport Traveler In New York Stopped With Marijuana And Crack

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:20 am

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History
2:49 am
Mon April 27, 2015

The Shipwreck That Led Confederate Veterans To Risk All For Union Lives

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 7:27 am

On April 27, 1865, the steamboat Sultana exploded and sank while traveling up the Mississippi River, killing an estimated 1,800 people.

The event remains the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history (the Titanic killed 1,512 people). Yet few know the story of the Sultana's demise, or the ensuing rescue effort that included Confederate soldiers saving Union soldiers they might have shot just weeks earlier.

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Shots - Health News
2:23 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Maybe You Should Rethink That Daily Aspirin

For all the good aspirin can do in preventing second heart attacks and strokes, taking it daily can boost some risks, too — of ulcers, for example, and of bleeding in the brain or gut.
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Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:20 am

We've all heard that an aspirin a day can keep heart disease at bay. But lots of Americans seem to be taking it as a preventive measure, when many probably shouldn't.

In a recent national survey, more than half the adults who were middle age or older reported taking an aspirin regularly to prevent a heart attack or stroke. The Food and Drug Administration only recommends the drug for people who've already experienced such an event, or who are at extremely high risk.

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NPR Story
2:23 am
Mon April 27, 2015

For 40 Years, Maine County Helps Families Build Successful Healthy Habits

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 4:09 am

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NPR Story
2:23 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Congress May Be Forced To Intervene Again On Mammogram Recommendations

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:20 am

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NPR Story
2:23 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Same-Sex Supreme Court Case Raises Political Issues

Originally published on Mon April 27, 2015 5:20 am

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Business
7:24 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Comcast Calls Off Merger With Time Warner

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 9:27 am

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Europe
4:23 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Lost Siblings Find Each Other On Dating App

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 9:27 am

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Around the Nation
4:23 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Tales Of Environmental Activism

Originally published on Fri April 24, 2015 9:27 am

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