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Marathon bomb victims adjust to a 'different normal'

Marathon bomb victims adjust to a 'different normal' | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
BOSTON – They've been taking their first steps, pushing through tough rehabilitation workouts and venturing into crowds again.
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‘I never had a second thought’: College
athlete cuts career short to save stranger’s life - TODAY.com

‘I never had a second thought’: College<br/>athlete cuts career short to save stranger’s life - TODAY.com | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
Cameron Lyle has asked a lot of his body over the years, but he never expected it to save the life of a stranger. A shot put star on the...
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Christopher Kampmeyer's curator insight, May 1, 2013 1:16 PM

One of the most inspirtational stories in sports this year for me.  College football player Cameron Lyle is cutting his college career short because of a bone marrow transplant that will save a strangers life.  I think their should be more people like Cameron in the world.

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2 dead, dozens injured in charter bus crash near Dallas

2 dead, dozens injured in charter bus crash near Dallas | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
At least two people were killed Thursday when a charter bus carrying about 45 people to a casino in Oklahoma swerved off of President George Bush Turnpike near Dallas, hit a concrete barrier and flipped.
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No Age Restriction for Morning-After Pill, Judge Rules

No Age Restriction for Morning-After Pill, Judge Rules | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
A federal judge in New York ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday to make the Plan B emergency contraceptive pill available to young teens and girls without a doctor's prescription.
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Kirk announces support for same-sex marriage

Kirk announces support for same-sex marriage | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk reversed course Tuesday and announced his support for gay marriage, entering a contentious national debate and providing potential political cover...
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Clothing sales tax has uncertain price

Clothing sales tax has uncertain price | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
Teenage girls flock to MaryAnne London's shop at the Mall of America in search of the perfect prom dress
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Prosecutor: 'Child kidnapper operated a torture chamber and private prison'

Prosecutor: 'Child kidnapper operated a torture chamber and private prison' | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
Ariel Castro may also face charges of murder -- and, if convicted, a death sentence -- for terminating his captives' pregnancies, a prosecutor said.
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Mayo Clinic CEO Noseworthy talks tough about Destination Medical Center

Mayo Clinic CEO Noseworthy talks tough about Destination Medical Center | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, D.C. — After a bruising few weeks for Mayo Clinic's Destination Medical Center proposal in the Minnesota Legislature, Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy on Tuesday said that Mayo may have to reassess where to invest $3 billion in the next...
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Missile movements: Is N.Korea trying to 'mess' with the world?

Missile movements: Is N.Korea trying to 'mess' with the world? | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
Is North Korea serious about military action? Or is it just testing the world?
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Lawmakers, retailers consider effect of sales tax on clothes

Lawmakers, retailers consider effect of sales tax on clothes | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
All but seven of the 50 states tax clothing sales, and the idea of extending the sales tax to clothing in Minnesota has been proposed many times in the Legislature.
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Restrictions On Plan B : NPR

Federal Judge Strikes Down Restrictions On Plan B : NPR | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
The ruling could end a more than decade-long battle that has spanned two administrations.
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Minnesota Should Tax Clothing Purchases Above $100

Minnesota Should Tax Clothing Purchases Above $100 | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
COMMENTARY | The state of Minnesota has been dealing with a budget deficit for more than a decade. It is time to deal with this situation. With Minnesota projecting a $1.1 billion deficit, Gov.
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Rochester retailers also fear extending Minnesota sales tax to clothing

Rochester retailers also fear extending Minnesota sales tax to clothing | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
Mall of America officials aren't the only ones worried about the Legislature extending the sales tax to clothing.
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2 Bills Propose Sales Tax On Clothing In Minnesota - CBS Minnesota

2 Bills Propose Sales Tax On Clothing In Minnesota - CBS Minnesota | Jessica-Current Issues | Scoop.it
A proposal to reform taxes in Minnesota could have you paying more for clothing.
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