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Brantly, Writebol Released From Treatment

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by insideout

(Atlanta, GA) — Two patients who were being treated for Ebola in Atlanta are now out of the hospital and spending time with their families. Missionaries Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol no longer have Ebola virus in their blood and pose no risk to the public. Jeremy Writebol tells NBC’s “Today” his mother is …more

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Ebola Tests Come Back Negative

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by insideout

(Sacramento, CA) — A patient being tested at a Northern California hospital for the Ebola virus receives some good news. The state’s Public Health Director, Dr. Ron Chapman, was at the Kaiser hospital in Sacramento to deliver the official word.   Dr. Chapman emphasizes there are still no confirmed Ebola cases in California. He says …more

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KY Fire Captain Critical After Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by insideout

(Campbellsville, KY) — Two firefighters are recovering from serious injuries after an ALS ice bucket challenge in Kentucky went wrong. The firefighters were using a firetruck’s aerial ladder to dump water on the University marching band. The two firefighters were shocked when the aerial ladder struck a power line on Thursday. The Campbellsville fire captain …more

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Preparations Underway For Staten Island Protest

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by insideout

(New York, NY) — Hundreds of New York City police officers with nightsticks and helmets will show up at daybreak Saturday for Al Sharpton’s protest against police brutality. Many stores along the Staten Island route will close after the Chamber of Commerce issued a security alert. The NYPD is mainly concerned about outsiders causing trouble …more

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Kids Aren’t Packing Healthy Lunches

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by insideout

(Undated) — A study shows the lunches most kids bring to school are not healthy. Registered dietitian Jennifer Willoughby at Cleveland Clinic Children’s says kids are eating mostly snack foods.   Researchers at Tufts University in Boston found that only a quarter of third and fourth graders are packing lunches that meet health standards set …more

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Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women Avoid Eating Canned Tuna

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by insideout

(Undated) — Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women not eat any canned tuna due to the potential for mercury exposure, which can harm a person’s brain and nervous system. Consumer Reports disagrees with a guideline put out by both the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency. Those agencies list canned tuna …more

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Civil War Collection Is Instant Seller

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by insideout

(Perryville, KY) — The Civil War collection left behind by a Perryville man is now in the hands of new owners across the country. It took James Reynolds a lifetime to collect the items that were gone in a few hours during Tuesday’s auction. Everything was bought by more than 500 eager bidders from 47 …more

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New Leestown Middle School Program

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by insideout

(Lexington, KY) — Students at Leestown Middle School in Lexington are learning new skills. The program concerns language, science, technology, engineering, arts, and math known as STEM. Teacher Levi Evans saw a need to provide Latino students, whose first language is Spanish, with a dual-language curriculum. STEM spokesman Oscar Aguilar said it gives kids another …more

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Duke Energy Error Causes Sinkhole

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by insideout

(Covington, KY) — Eric Smith is breathing a sigh of relief in Covington. The anxious homeowner will not have to pay up to ten-thousand dollars to repair a sinkhole in front of his house. A work crew found a Duke Energy gas line caused the three-foot crater yesterday.

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WCPS Moving 6th Graders To Middle Schools

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 by insideout

(Bowling Green, KY) — Warren County Public Schools Board of Education in Bowling Green is making some changes. Sixth grade students will be moved to middle schools for the 2017-18 term. The board voted 3-1 yesterday. Superintendent Rob Clayton said the change will, quote, “increase their educational rigor and lead to a higher level of …more

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