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Hundreds Rescued From Flooding In Florida Panhandle

Wed, 2014-04-30 20:09

Nearly 2 feet of rain have fallen on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest.

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Experimental Technique Coaxes Muscles Destroyed By War To Regrow

Wed, 2014-04-30 17:13

By surgically transplanting material from pig bladders into the injured legs of several men, doctors prompted muscles to heal by growing and nurturing fresh, healthy cells.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Will Take Leave, Seek Help For Substance Abuse

Wed, 2014-04-30 17:04

Ford, who has been dogged by controversy after he admitted to smoking crack, is leaving in middle of a mayoral campaign. The announcement also comes with reports of new covert recordings of the mayor.

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Exoplanet's Spin Detected For First Time — And It's Fast

Wed, 2014-04-30 16:41

Planet β Pictoris b spins at 62,000 miles an hour, about twice as fast as Jupiter and 50 times faster than Earth. A day lasts just eight hours.

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FAA Slowly Lifting Ground Stop In West After Technical Problem

Wed, 2014-04-30 15:18

Airplanes at airports in some Western states, including California, were grounded because of computer problems. Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and Los Angeles saw major delays.

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States Struggle To Find An Execution Method That Works

Wed, 2014-04-30 14:18

For a generation, nearly all death penalty states followed the same lethal injection protocol. Now they're forced to improvise — some say experiment — which has led to several botched executions.

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Nino's No-No: Justice Scalia Flubs Dissent In Pollution Case

Wed, 2014-04-30 14:06

It's more than embarrassing when a Supreme Court justice makes his decision based on facts that he's gotten wrong. The court has corrected the record, but the slip has stuck among legal cognoscenti.

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