Health


Ballot measures broach hot issues; Florida OKs medical pot
- November 09, 2016

Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. - argue that legalizing marijuana will lead to a sharp increase highway fatalities and impaired driving, noting there is no current standard for determining if a driver is "impaired" by marijuana . Opponents of recreational pot in Arizona have poured millions into defeating it. In 2008, MA voters approved a ballot measure that replaced criminal penalties for the possession of one ounce or less of weed with a system of civil penalties. (more...)
Packers will get out of their funk against Titans Packers will get out of their funk against Titans
- November 09, 2016

But Luck didn't give Peppers much of a look, which suggests the play might have been a planned hand-off from a read-option set. "And I think we will". On one play, center Ryan Kelly stood him up off the snap, and that was it. I'm not a rah-rah guy, but I'm a focused, enthusiastic player, and I don't know what the lack of juice was. (more...)
Four States Vote Today on Higher Minimum Wage Rates
- November 09, 2016

With 519 of 1,469 precincts reported, 60 percent of Arizonans have voted "Yes" on Prop 206, and 40 percent have voted "No". The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. In an interview, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says the "increasing divergence" among state minimum wages is intensifying the wage debate. The small business owners would not be able to afford the pay increase for employees, resulting in a loss of jobs. (more...)
Ravens Top Steelers to Snap Four Game Losing Skid
- November 09, 2016

Playing for the first time since October 16, the 13-year veteran looked out of sync until the fourth quarter, when he directed a 75-yard drive that got the Steelers to 21-7 with 8:38 remaining. A knee brace that he wears on his left knee did not survive and had to be replaced. He had to miss only a few plays while Ryan Mallett, who engineered a win against the Steelers last December, filled in. (more...)
Many Trump Voters Not Confident About Accuracy of Vote Count
- November 09, 2016

The candidates blitzed through the battleground states on Monday, accompanied by their families, political allies and celebrities. Barack Obama will remain in the White House until January 20 when the election victor will take the oath of office and become the 45th president of the United States. (more...)
Durham precincts switch to paper sign-in system after reported electronic issues Durham precincts switch to paper sign-in system after reported electronic issues
- November 09, 2016

The North Carolina State Board of Elections weighed in on Twitter shortly after the request was made. The State Board of Elections has advised Durham County officials to use paper poll books throughout the day after at least five precincts had technical issues with computer check-ins. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's emails: What's the full story?
- November 09, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Clinton was being protected by a "rigged system" and pronounced her "guilty", notwithstanding the FBI's conclusion. "I really do want to be the president for everybody". "I will never, ever quit on you". A spokesperson for the FBI Agents Association said the more than 13,000 active and former special agents it represents have become the victims of "unwarranted attacks" on their integrity. (more...)
Former President George W. Bush does not cast vote for president Former President George W. Bush does not cast vote for president
- November 09, 2016

George Bush Sr has reportedly said he will be voting for Democrat Clinton . The statement comes in response to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh making claims Tuesday morning that the Texas Republican voted for Hillary Clinton. Spokesman Freddy Ford is now urging Limbaugh to apologize for misleading his listeners. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who led the "lock her up!" chants at Trump's nominating convention, just had two key aides convicted of abusing his office and ... (more...)
Heroin overdose kits recalled by manufacturer Heroin overdose kits recalled by manufacturer
- November 09, 2016

Consequently, the drug was no longer effective as before. All organizations and individuals now in possession of these atomizers should immediately check the lot numbers to identify recalled devices. Naloxone - commonly known by the brand name Narcan - is an opioid overdose antidote that, among other methods, can be administered by nasal spray. Whereas, Dr. (more...)
Colorado experienced a voting outage in some parts of the state Colorado experienced a voting outage in some parts of the state
- November 09, 2016

The Denver Elections Office confirmed the outage, which affected the entire state, at 3 p.m. local time, reported Denver7 TV . "It (was) today and we regret that but am told it is back up". "It's the statewide voter registration database that's down", he said. People can also bring in their mail-in ballots to use as well. Out of the state's 3.27 million active registered voters, over a million have already cast their ballots in early voting, KMGH reported. (more...)
Death penalty, gun control, pot among ballot-measure issues
- November 09, 2016

The results of those ballot questions - and similar votes being taken in California , Arizona and Nevada - could represent a key turning point in the legalization movement nationwide. Prop 205 in Arizona comes with a 15% sales tax; a fiscal analysis that accompanies the proposition predicts $82 million in marijuana sales taxes in 2020. (more...)
Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states
- November 09, 2016

Several reported incidents of voter intimidation were flagged in Florida this morning, according to Election Protection . It's wise to plan ahead. Previously, some 33 states accepted an offer from the federal government to check their voter databases and reporting systems for vulnerabilities after hackers attempted to access systems in two states over the summer. (more...)
Barton poised to sever links with Rangers Barton poised to sever links with Rangers
- November 09, 2016

Barton signed a two-year contract in May as Warburton and Rangers began their summer recruitment haul following their promotion to the Scottish Premiership. Last month the Burnley manger, Sean Dyche, suggested there may be a route back to the club for Barton. The former Manchester City, Newcastle United, Queens Park Rangers and Burnley player has also been charged by the Scottish Football Association with placing 44 bets on football matches this year. (more...)
Kylie Jenner is opening her own cosmetics store Kylie Jenner is opening her own cosmetics store
- November 09, 2016

There are three matte shades, a burgundy shade called Gorg, a bright fuchsia called Okurrr, and a rosy nude called Khlo$, plus one glittery pink gloss called Damn Gina. The Koko Kollection rolls out on kyliecosmetics.com this Wednesday, November 9 at 3 P.M. PST and Twitter is already hyped about it. And thank goodness for that! Kardashian also did the same and said that the collection is very special to her and Kylie . (more...)
New research raises concerns that vaping may lead to smoking New research raises concerns that vaping may lead to smoking
- November 09, 2016

Several studies have found an association between young people trying e-cigarettes and tobacco smoking later in life, but this is the first to find that vaping leads to teens becoming frequent or regular smokers, according to Adam Leventhal, the letter's lead author and director of USC's Health, Emotion and Addiction Laboratory. (more...)
Crowds gathering at Marco Rubio party in Miami Crowds gathering at Marco Rubio party in Miami
- November 09, 2016

The record numbers are likely a result of a number of factors, including increased get-out-the-vote efforts in Latino communities and the presence of Donald Trump, who has insulted and pandered to Latinos throughout his campaign, on the ballot. (more...)
Kaine wraps up whirlwind campaign at home in Virginia Kaine wraps up whirlwind campaign at home in Virginia
- November 09, 2016

Pumping up a crowd of about 200 inside The Francis, with another 300 or so gathered outside on Palm Avenue, about three-quarters of the audience raised their hands when Kaine asked how many had voted early. Many were inspired by a Facebook group called Pantsuit Nation that has more than 2 million members. Nearly 80,000 voters cast ballots through the end of early voting Saturday, according the Sarasota County supervisor of elections office. (more...)
Regulators: Close more disposal wells after Oklahoma quake Regulators: Close more disposal wells after Oklahoma quake
- November 09, 2016

The Associated Press reports the quake was felt as far away as Kansas City, Missouri, and Little Rock, Arkansas. He said the OCC's action after the Cushing quake is just not enough. Megan Gustafson and Jonathan Gillespie were working at a Cushing McDonald's when the quake hit. Scientists have linked the practice to the increase in earthquakes in Oklahoma in recent years. (more...)
Exposed to Ebola at lab Exposed to Ebola at lab
- November 09, 2016

Afterwards, in the containment room, they noticed a split in the seam of their protective suit. They said there is now no risk to the public. The risk to the public and to the employee is low. Officials, citing privacy, wouldn't say whether he received the vaccine . This is the first incident involving Ebola in Canada, according to Gilman. (more...)
Colorado voter in labor drops off ballot en route to hospital Colorado voter in labor drops off ballot en route to hospital
- November 09, 2016

Adelstein wanted to fulfill her civic duty before she gave birth to her first child, Bella Rose , who she expected to give birth to on Election Day. There, she and her husband, Max Brandel, dropped off their ballots and took a quick photo in front of the "I Voted Today!" backdrop at the polling place "selfie station". (more...)

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