Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from Washington hospital

Andrew V. Pestano, United Press International Writer WASHINGTON (UPI) — The MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it has discharged Rep. Steve Scalise, who is in “good spirits” following the shooting during a congressional baseball practice that threatened his life. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Louisiana., was discharged More...

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By Reuters On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Republican Senator John McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on Friday. At the annual meeting, politicians and various experts and guests from around the world discuss issues More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Samsung releases its first biosimilar drug in U.S.

Danielle Haynes, United Press International Writer SEOUL, South Korea (UPI) — Electronics giant Samsung made its first foray into U.S. pharmaceuticals Monday when it joined efforts with Merck to release a More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Private equity firm KKR to buy WebMD for $2.8 billion

Andrew V. Pestano, United Press International Writer NEW YORK (UPI) — Health information website WebMD on Monday said it’s agreed to be acquired by the KKR private equity company in a deal valued at More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Chipotle shuts down Virginia restaurant after illness reports

Ed Adamczyk, United Press International Writer STERLING, Va. (UPI) — Chipotle Mexican Grill has shut down one of its Virginia locations Tuesday after customers reported getting sick after eating there, the More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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Allegiant Air flight without air conditioning causes passengers to faint

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Reports about a June 22 incident involving an air conditioning unit malfunction on an Allegiant Air flight surfaced Friday, following two weeks since the incident took More...

By Reuters On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Thousands of Illinois homes swamped by flood waters as rivers keep rising

Alex Dobuzinskis Reuters CHICAGO (Reuters) — Flooding north of Chicago could worsen on Saturday as rivers keep rising after a deluge earlier this week that damaged thousands of homes and sent water cascading More...

By United Press International On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Pence urges governors to support GOP healthcare overhaul

Eric DuVall United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — Vice President Mike Pence, in a speech to the National Governors Association, implored the governors in attendance to support reforms to the nation’s More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Nokomis Community Blood Drive scheduled for July 27

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — Nokomis will host a community blood drive on July 27 from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Nokomis Memorial Park House located at 118 Memorial Park Drive. Donors will receive a $10 More...

By United Press International On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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Nevada governor backs emergency regulations amid marijuana shortage

Daniel Uria United Press International CARSON CITY, Nev. (UPI) — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval endorsed emergency regulations to combat a shortage of marijuana at legal recreational retailers in the state. The More...