Breast cancer vaccine now in clinical trials could someday save millions

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A new vaccine for triple negative breast cancer currently being tested at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville could someday save millions of lives. Doctors said that although the vaccine is still in clinical trials, early results indicate that it seems to be working with few negative side effects. The only problem is that […]

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Access Ventures launching new platform for small businesses, lenders

Screenshot of Lenderfit website With funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the nonprofit investment firm Access Ventures is introducing an online platform to help ease the lending process for small businesses, microlenders and regional banks. Called Lenderfit, the platform will kick off in Kansas City in April and in Louisville in May. An unidentified third city […]

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JCPS, Kentucky students show minor jumps in 2018 ACT

JCPS Superintendent Marty Pollio talks to a PRP High School student during class change. | Photo by Olivia Krauth Jefferson County Public Schools’ 2018 graduates’ ACT scores improved compared to recent years, new test data shows. The percentage of JCPS seniors meeting state ACT benchmarks increased in all areas, district spokeswoman Renee Murphy said. Last […]

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Have a library card? Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular offering discounted night to card holders

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — To celebrate this year’s theme for the Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular, the event is offering discounted tickets to Louisville Free Public Library cardholders. This year’s theme, “A Night at the Library,” is a celebration of the Smithsonian’s 50th anniversary. Advertisement On Nov. 1, tickets for library cardholders will be $10. Cards must […]

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Police: Man steals Torah Scroll valued at $30,000 from Jewish Hospital

A man is accused of stealing a Torah scroll on Sunday from Jewish Hospital. According to an arrest slip, David Macon, 27, accessed an unauthorized portion of the hospital and stole a Torah scroll, which is valued around $30,000. Advertisement Officials said Jewish security stopped a man they believed to be the suspect on Tuesday, […]

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Crimea attack: College assault kills 17

Image copyright PA At least 17 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in an attack at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea. Officials initially said an “unidentified explosive device” detonated, but now say all the victims died of gunshot wounds at the technical college in Kerch. Russian investigators said an 18-year-old student blamed for […]

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Shocking video: Truck topples down cliff after driver ignored warnings

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The California Department of Transportation really wants people to pay attention to the warnings they post on roadways. They released footage of a truck with a driver who seemingly ignored length restrictions on a narrow part of a highway. Advertisement See the shocking footage in the video above Original Article Share […]

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Craig Newmark, Newspaper Villain, Is Working to Save Journalism

His net worth, according to Forbes, is $1.6 billion. Mr. Newmark brushed the figure aside. “My focus is on giving it away in a smart way,” he said, though he didn’t want to say how much he plans to give away. In previous interviews, Mr. Newmark, who owns about half of Craigslist, has asserted he […]

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GE Appliances wants to vaporize the water in your laundry

[embedded content] What if a machine could dry your clothes without heat? What if, instead, the machine used ultrasound to vaporize the water and push it out of the fabric? That’s the kind of breakthrough technology that researchers develop at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a government-funded research facility that collaborates with industry on anything from […]

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