07 30 2014
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HIV Infections Are Highest in the South

A new Internet data map offers a first-of-its-kind, county-level look at HIV cases in the U.S. and finds the infection rates tend to be highest in the South. The highest numbers of HIV cases are in population centers like New York and California. However, many of the areas with the highest rates of HIV -- that is, the highest proportion of people with the AIDS-causing virus -- are in the South, according to the data map, which has information for more than 90 percent of the nation's counties and Washington, D.C. ....


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Buffalo Soldiers' Remains Will Finally Be at Rest

Until a few years ago, the memory of three African American soldiers was buried beneath the sandy, desert in New Mexico, their remains left behind by the military and to the mercy of looters. With some investigating and modern forensics, government archaeologists excavated the remains and identified them as ...


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Better Business Bureaus Report Snuggie Refund Scam

The Snuggie, a wearable blanket that conjures up coziness and relaxation for most, is now making some consumers uncomfortable with its new rebate program through a company called Great Fun. After purchasing a $20 Snuggie, consumers receive a rebate check for $8.95, which features the following inscription ...


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Justice Department Investigates Philadelphia Swim Club

Club President: Minority group's expulsion was not racial

PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ The U.S. Department of Justice is reviewing the case of a suburban Philadelphia swim club that has been accused of racial discrimination. ... After the incident, Club President John Duesler said in a statement that "there was concern that a lot of kids would change the complexion … and the atmosphere of the club." He denies race was a factor ...


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