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E-Cigarettes Are Projected to Surpass Tobacco Sales

Posted: 05/08/2014 - Electronic cigarettes have been on the market for less than a decade, but some financial analysts already predict the e-cig industry will surpass regular cigarette use over the next few decades.

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US News: MERS Virus; US-Syria Terror?; Child Murders; Propane Deaths?; Portland Arsons; Lost Dog Found 1.5 years later; Yosemite Drones; Derby Winner

Updated: 05/04/2014 - Indiana health officials: MERS patient improving... FBI: Flow of foreign fighters into Syria growing... Teen charged in attack, child's death in Virginia... Dad of dead boy, 5, apologizes for not saving him... 2 adults, 3 kids found dead in Pennsylvania cabin... Charge: Alaska man, 19, shot troopers from behind... Gunman, 3 others killed in Arkansas shootings... Portland fire officials respond to 6 arson fires... Obama to visit tornado victims in Arkansas... Family who lost dog during Sandy finds it at pound... Drones a daily sight in Yosemite... California Chrome wins 140th Kentucky Derby...

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City Workers Are Keeping Troublesome Mosquitoes Away

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Posted: 04/28/2014 - We all have to deal with them, those annoying, pesky bugs. Yes we are talking about mosquitoes. Now the Circle City is fighting back against a potentially dangerous insect.

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Buddy Check 4: Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: 04/07/2014 - April is testicular cancer awareness month, and we are joined by Dr. Jonathan Vukovich of Urological Associates to dispel some common myths about this type of cancer.

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Poll: Obama Health Law Fails To Gain Support

Updated: 03/28/2014 - Public support for President Barack Obama's health care law is languishing at its lowest level since passage of the landmark legislation four years ago, according to a new poll.

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8 Month Old Baby Weighs Over 40 Pounds

Updated: 03/20/2014 - An 8-month-old baby boy made headlines in Colombia on Tuesday after weighing in at over 44 pounds, three times heavier than an average child of that age.

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Fit 4 Life: Working Out

Posted: 03/19/2014 - WTVY’s Fit 4 Life teams have been focused on exercise classes, nutrition plans and weigh-ins for the past month.

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Regional News: Woman in Trash Compactor; Birds vs. Fishing Gear; Parasitic Worms; Jellyfish Season; Hazing Case

Updated: 03/16/2014 - Oil mars Ala. swamp months after crude train crash... Ala woman in trash compactor... Fishing gear hurting birds at Sunshine Skyway pier... Parasitic worms found in Asian swamp eels in Fla... Hazing charges dropped for one defendant in FAMU Hazing case... Canadian Female Olympian plays in men's pro hockey game in Ga... Church arson suspected in Ga church fire... Commercial jellyfish season opens in Ga...

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Ashford Woman Celebrates 101 Years of Life

Updated: 03/09/2014 - Living to see one-hundred and one years is quite the accomplishment. An Ashford woman is celebrating that milestone today with over four generations of family and friends.

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Six Ways to Lower Your Risk for Colon Cancer

Posted: 03/03/2014 - March is Colon Cancer Awareness month, a perfect time to take steps to help lower your risk of developing colon cancer. About 1 in 20 people in the US will develop colon cancer at some point during their lifetime.

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Long Waits Frustrate Callers to Health Exchanges

Posted: 03/02/2014 - The challenge in some states has been trying to get a call through at all, never mind the multiple transfers once contact has been made... wait times of an hour or more have been commonplace in some states... in California consumers wait 45 minutes to an hour for an employee to answer... the goal was to answer 80 percent of the calls within 30 seconds... Maryland's problems have been particularly embarrassing because officials there were quick to support President Barack Obama's health care overhaul...

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Woman Gives Birth on New York Crosswalk

Updated: 02/26/2014 - Some are calling it the miracle on Third Avenue, after a pregnant woman went into labor and delivered her baby right on the sidewalk Monday (2/24).

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Day in History: Polio Vaccine; Alamo; Guantanamo Bay; Iwo Jima; Eagles, Fleetwood Mac

Posted: 02/23/2014 - Today in History...on this date, Feb 23 - In 1954, the first mass inoculation of schoolchildren against polio using the Salk vaccine began in Pittsburgh as some 5,000 students were vaccinated. In 1836, the siege of the Alamo began in San Antonio, Texas. In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt signed an agreement with Cuba to lease the area around Guantanamo Bay to the United States. In 1945, U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima captured Mount Suribachi. In 1965, Stan Laurel of the Laurel and Hardy comedy team died in Santa Monica, California. He was 74. In 1978, at the 20th annual Grammy Awards, The Eagles won Record of the Year for "Hotel California." "Rumours" by Fleetwood Mac won the Album of the Year award. In 2004, the finale of "Sex and the City" aired.

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