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Maine Parents Want Medical Marijuana for Children

December 17, 2013 9:52 am

They say lawmakers need to ease restrictions on child medical marijuana use in Maine.

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Will GSK´s Payment Ban Set a Precedent?

December 17, 2013 9:52 am

Its sales practices have left it fighting bribery charges in China. And now GlaxoSmithKline wants to move on. The UK drugs company will stop paying doctors to promote its products at events. And it'll also remove individual sales targets for its marketing staff. That's a step further than AstraZeneca which two years ago stopped paying […]

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Really cool: Soundwave ´force field´ may replace car wiper blades

December 17, 2013 9:49 am

The new system would use sound waves to keep your windshield spotless. The technology is coming from McLaren, a company best known for high performance Formula One racing cars as well as high dollar sports cars. Geek reports chief designer Frank Stephenson has a team working on the futuristic method right now. The 30kHz waves […]

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Pope Francis Named Gay Magazine´s ´Person Of The Year´

December 17, 2013 9:40 am

Even though Francis hasn’t officially changed any church policies involving homosexuality, many would argue he’s done much to change its tone.

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Boston Bombing Victim Engaged To Nurse Who Got Him Healthy Again

December 17, 2013 9:28 am

A victim of the Boston Marathon bombings met his future wife at a rehabilitation hospital. He says she has given him purpose after the terrible bombings.

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CLEARING SKIES: Watch Steve´s 5-day video forecast

December 17, 2013 9:27 am

Watch Steve's 5-day video forecast

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Raw: Obama Meets With Tech CEOs Amid NSA Concern

December 17, 2013 9:26 am

President Barack Obama on Tuesday huddled with executives from leading technology companies, including Google, Twitter and Apple. The White House says the government's HealthCare.gov website and NSA's surveillance programs were on the agend…

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Boston bombing victim engaged to nurse who led his recovery

December 17, 2013 9:25 am

Many people say, ‘Everything happens for a reason” — the good and bad all lead to some greater purpose. That seems to have come true on some level for one victim of the Boston Marathon bombings. James “Bim” Costello was one of the hundreds caught in the April attack. He was severely burned on his right arm and leg. […]

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Salvation Army bell ringer hit for saying ´Happy Holidays´ instead of ´Merry Christmas´

December 17, 2013 9:21 am

Apparently a Phoenix woman is focusing too much on the messaging of Christmas versus the message of Christmas. A Salvation Army bell ringer says she was hit by the unidentified Grinch because the suspect became upset when she was greeted with a “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas!” ABC15.com reports volunteer Kristina Vindiola was hit […]

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Family hopes for break in Berkeley cold case murder

December 17, 2013 8:52 am

The brother of a San Lorenzo man who was deliberately run over by a suspect outside the family’s business in Berkeley said Tuesday that he hopes the 15th anniversary of the crime will generate new leads in the unsolved case. Richard DeVecchi, 37, was struck by a car at about 7:15 a.m. on Dec. 17, […]

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