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Wife Of Slain Southport Officer Says He Was Honored To Serve

Wife Of Slain Southport Officer Says He Was Honored To Serve

Both Brown and an unidentified person were hospitalized with crash related injuries, only one of the individuals was admitted with a gunshot wound. A man suspected in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Indianapolis is due in court as prosecutors weigh formal charges in the case.


Strong dollar imperils economy and jobs, RBA warns

Strong dollar imperils economy and jobs, RBA warns

Perhaps given the recent run up to US80ยข, and comments last week from RBA Governor Philip Lowe that he would rather a lower Australian dollar , the main focus of Tuesday's statement was always going to be anything linked to the local unit.


Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeeding

Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeeding

Today marks the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week , reports KOTV . Despite WHO recommendations , it was found only 40 per cent of children under six months were being exclusively breast fed (fed nothing but breast milk), while only 23 countries out of the 149 had exclusive breastfeeding rates above 60 percent.


West Nile Virus found in mosquito sample from Picton

West Nile Virus found in mosquito sample from Picton

Last year, there were 43 West Nile virus cases in MS, including two deaths. "This case serves as a reminder to all Iowans that the West Nile virus is present and it's important for Iowans to use insect repellent when outdoors". After every rainfall, tip out water in flowerpots, planters, children's toys, wading pools and buckets. MSDH reported eight other new cases of the virus in the last week.


AAA: Gas prices up another 9 cents in Florida

AAA: Gas prices up another 9 cents in Florida

Nationally, the average rose 3 cents to $2.31. As July comes to end, gas prices continue to climb in Florida but they remain slightly below the national average. Areas in California and their current gas price climate: Stockton- $2.82/g, flat from last week's $2.81/g. The price for regular unleaded is under $2 a gallon at just 10 percent of gas stations across the country.