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Detroit Is America’s Most Dangerous City

Detroit tops the FBI's list as America's most dangerous big city.

Crime statistics released Monday show the Motor City led the nation last year in murder rates and violent crime rates among cities with more than 100-thousand residents

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MIT Economist Blasts Affordable Care Act

One of the chief architects of the Affordable Care Act says it never would have been signed into law if the voters had known more about it.

Economist Jonathan Gruber made his comments at a conference last year, and they are getting attention now because a video of the comments are being circulated by a conservative group

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60 Minutes Reporter Quarantined

Lara Logan of CBS News is being quarantined in a South Africa hotel for three weeks as a precaution after visiting an American-run hospital treating Ebola patients in Liberia for a ``60 Minutes'' report that aired Sunday

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Hundreds Of Kids Poisoned By Detergent Pods

More than 700 children in the U.S. have been accidentally poisoned by detergent pods in just two years, after they were mistaken for toys or candy, according to researchers. Most of the children weren't seriously harmed, but one child did die last year, and the most serious complications include coma and seizures

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Massachusetts Town May Become The First To Ban All Tobacco Sales

The town of Westminster, Massachusetts, may become the first in the nation to outlaw the sale of all tobacco products, with its Board of Health set to hear comments from the public this week on the proposed ban

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New building at Hawthorne Medical Associates Complex off Faunce Corner Road.
New building at Hawthorne Medical Associates Complex off Faunce Corner Road.

New Medical Building Opens In Dartmouth

After 18 months of construction, a new three-story medical building is opening Monday  at the Hawthorne Medical Associates campus at 531 Faunce Corner Road.

The new building will house a number of departments that were located around the Southcoast

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Autopsy Shows No Illegal Drugs Or Alcohol Found In Robin Williams

 Robin Williams’ autopsy found no alcohol or illegal drugs were in his body when he killed himself at his Northern California home in August, sheriff’s officials said Friday.

The autopsy results released by the Marin County sheriff’s office found that the actor had taken prescription medications, but in ‘‘therapeutic concentrations.’’

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DPH Approves Marijuana Dispensaries for Fairhaven And Taunton

The Mass. Dept of Public Health has approved  four more Registered Marijuana Dispensaries in counties that were not represented in the initial group of dispensaries approved earlier this year.

The four new proposals include two in Bristol County: Coastal Compassion, Inc in Fairhaven and Mass Medicum Corp

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Terminailly Ill WomanTakes Own Life In Oregon

Brittany Maynard stuck by her decision.

The terminally ill woman who revived a national debate about physician-assisted suicide ended her life Saturday by swallowing lethal drugs made available under Oregon’s law that allows terminally ill people to end their lives

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Person Being Monitored For Ebola In Oregon

24/7 News Source - A person in Oregon is in a Portland hospital with Ebola-like symptoms.

A state Health Authority spokesperson says the patient is in isolation after registering a high temperature, adding it's not known if she actually has the deadly virus.

The woman wa

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