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  • Associated Press

    Kansas to let Farm Bureau health coverage avoid ACA rules

    TOPEKA, Kan. (April 19, 2019) — Kansas will allow its state Farm Bureau to offer health care coverage that doesn’t satisfy the Affordable Care Act after Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday declined to block a Republican-backed effort to circumvent former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.

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    Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade

    NEW YORK (April 19, 2019) — Three months ago, this flu season was shaping up to be short and mild in the U.S. But a surprising second viral wave has made it the longest in 10 years.

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    Storms blast South, where tornadoes threaten several states

    ATLANTA (April 19, 2019) — Strong storms were still roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.

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    Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze

    PARADISE, Calif. (April 18, 2019) — The drinking water in Paradise, California, where 85 people died last year in the nation’s worst wildfire in a century, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene, officials said.

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    Columbine community moves ahead, awaits details on teen

    LITTLETON, Colo. (April 18, 2019) — A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the tragedy while awaiting more details on what led a Florida teenager “infatuated” with the shooting to buy a shotgun and kill herself in the snowy foothills nearby.

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    Chem professor on leave after Nazi gas chamber exam question

    MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (April 18, 2019) — A Middlebury College chemistry professor whose written exam question asked students to calculate the lethal dose of a poisonous gas used in Nazi gas chambers during the Holocaust has taken a leave of absence.

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    Man with gas cans arrested at St. Patrick's church in NYC

    NEW YORK (April 18, 2019) — A New Jersey man was arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, the New York Police Department said, just days after flames ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

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    Young woman 'infatuated' with Columbine is found dead

    LITTLETON, Colo. (April 17, 2019) — A young Florida woman who authorities say was so "infatuated" with the Columbine school shooting they feared she was planning an attack in Colorado just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found dead Wednesday in an apparent suicide after a nearly 24-hour manhunt.