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Burning River Pepper Jam is displayed on a shelf at the Great Lakes Brewing Company gift shop, Monday, June 17, 2019, in Cleveland. The "burning river" in the jam's name is inspired by the Cuyahoga River’s most famous fire. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
'Burning river' loses sting in Cleveland 50 years after fireFifty years after a fire on a Cleveland river helped spawn the Environmental Protection Agency, artists and entrepreneurs have forged decades of embarrassment into a fiery brand of civic pride
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This photo taken on March, 19, 2018 shows Giuseppina Robucci from Poggio Imperiale, near Foggia, Southern Italy. A 116-year-old Italian woman who was the oldest person in Europe and the second-oldest in the world has died. The news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imperiale, where she was born on March 20, 1903. She lived 116 years and 90 days. Robert Young of the U.S.-based Gerentology Research Group said Robucci was the last European born in 1903. She was just two months younger than the current oldest living person, Kane Tanaka of Japan, born on Jan. 2, 1903. Robbuci is currently No. 17 on the list of people who lived the longest lives. (Franco Cautillo/ANSA via AP)
Italian woman who was Europe's oldest person has died at 116A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died
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School District Has Drastic Plan to Quash Vaping 'Epidemic'Random drug tests ordered by Nebraska's Fairbury Public Schools will be looking for one drug in particular: nicotine. In an effort to curb teen vaping, students in grades seven through 12 who hope to take part in extracurriculars including marching band must submit to random nicotine testing following a school...
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VirtualHealth Closes Series B Funding
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Dane County, Wis., Sheriff David Mahoney looks through a small window in a solitary confinement cell at the county jail in Madison. Mahoney says he has no separate housing for inmates with certain behavioral, medical or mental health problems, so he has to put them in these cells even though he says it's "inhumane. But we're forced into a situation to keep these people alive." (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicidesMedication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about whether deaths could have been avoided.
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