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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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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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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Couple plans to visit 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 day

ORLANDO, Fla. — A Tennessee couple plans to visit six Disney parks on two U.S. coasts in one day. Heather and Clark Ensminger on Wednesday plan to visit Disney World’s four theme parks in Florida, hop a cross-country plane and end the night at Disney’s two California parks. Advertisement The couple from Kingsport, Tennessee, will […]

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Father sitting on porch killed by bullet fired at street sign, deputies say

GREENWOOD COUNTY, S.C. — A South Carolina teen was charged in the death of a retired Marine who was fatally shot while he sat on the front porch, according to deputies. Joe Darius Black, 48, was sitting on his front porch Wednesday night when a bullet passed through or by a nearby road sign, striking […]

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Largest ever Mega Millions jackpot soars to $868 million with no Tuesday winner

The Mega Millions jackpot just grew larger. No one won the $667 million grand prize in Tuesday night’s drawing, which was already a record-high jackpot for the lottery game, so it’s now grown to a $868 million jackpot. Advertisement Numbers drawn Tuesday were 3, 45, 49, 61, 69 and Mega Ball 9. The jackpot has […]

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Canada is now the world’s largest legal marijuana marketplace

TORONTO — Canada is now the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. And there was more good news for pot aficionados: Hours before a handful of retail outlets opened in the country’s easternmost province, a federal official told The Associated Press that Canada will pardon all […]

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JCPS board members learn about new efforts to improve schools

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — According to the Kentucky Department of Education, nearly half of all Jefferson County public schools are in need of improvements. A new plan, approved by the JCPS board, means the state and district are working closer than ever to improve student test results, and the board learned more about the district’s effort […]

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For the first time, a woman is leading the largest command in the US Army

Lt. Gen. Laura J. Richardson has succeeded in breaking through a few glass ceilings in the U.S. Army. Now she’s set to break a new one. For the first time in U.S. Army Forces Command, or FORSCOM, history, a woman will be leading the largest command in the Army, representing 776,000 soldiers and 96,000 civilians. […]

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