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Schumer, Blumenthal Call For More Affordable Pet Meds

Posted On July 21, 2014

(New York, NY) -- New York Senator Charles Schumer and Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal are calling for more affordable meds for pet owners. Schumer says it's a matter of fairness.   Their "Fairness to Pet Owners Act," aims to save pet owners hundreds of dollars a year by giving them access to their pets' prescriptions…

R.J. Reynolds To Appeal $23 Billion Judgement

Posted On July 20, 2014

(Pensacola, FL) -- R. J. Reynolds is promising to appeal after the tobacco giant lost a case in Florida's Escambia County and was ordered to pay more than 23-billion-dollars in damages. The punitive damages were awarded in the suit filed by Cynthia Robinson. Her late husband was 36-years-old when he died from lung cancer in…

4 Emergency Workers On Modified Duty After Custody Death

Posted On July 20, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Four emergency responders are being taken off 911 duty as investigators look into their response to a man who died after a New York policeman put him in chokehold. A fire department official says two paramedics and two emergency medical technicians have been placed on modified duty and will not be…

Illinois Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Marijuana For Kids With Seizures

Posted On July 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Illinois' medical marijuana laws are changing. Governor Pat Quinn has signed into law a bill that allows kids with epilepsy to use marijuana to ease their symptoms. The law takes effect in January and would allow children who suffer from seizures to be treated with non-smokable forms of cannabis, as long as they…

Sysco To Pay $20-Million Settlement For Mishandling Perishable Food

Posted On July 20, 2014

(Santa Ana, CA) -- The nation's largest food distribution company will pay nearly 20-million dollars to settle claims it mishandled perishable foods. Sysco was accused of delivering unrefrigerated seafood, pork, beef, milk and other dairy products to schools, hospitals, restaurants and other businesses in California. Investigators found Sysco had at least 22 unregistered storage sites…

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    Lost Boston Terrier

    Posted on July 23, 2014
    Location: Greendale, Indiana

    Lost Boston Terrier named Clyde. He is male and is…