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  • Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

    Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

    | 09/01/14 09:13 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers...
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  • Liberia extends stay-home order amid Ebola crisis

    Liberia extends stay-home order amid Ebola crisis

    | 09/01/14 05:51 AM

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president is ordering most civil servants to stay home another month in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus ravaging the country. President...
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  • John Morgan: The man behind the medical pot drive

    John Morgan: The man behind the medical pot drive

    | 08/31/14 04:30 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The worst day of John Morgan's life was when his brother snapped his neck diving into a Walt Disney World lagoon while working as a lifeguard. It left him a quadriplegic....
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  • Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

    Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

    | 09/01/14 06:03 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging...
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  • Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker

    Tesla Motors dealing as states play factory poker

    | 08/31/14 02:09 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors' plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of electric cars. It's not just the project's...
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  • Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms

    Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms

    | 08/31/14 01:03 PM

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage...
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