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Mom warns about sunscreen after baby girl ends up in ER

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Barton Bradshaw, M.D., from Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital answers the most frequent questions about sun protection and provides tips to keep you protected all summer long. Both of the two types of UV rays can cause skin cancer. Melanoma is now the most common cancer in young adults. They suggest using titanium dioxide or zinc oxide sunscreen on children. Read More

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Fisherman finds body believed to be missing Matagorda swimmer

Fisherman finds body believed to be missing Matagorda swimmer

The stations are each equipped with 29-foot response boats and crews that are available to respond 24 hours a day. Once on scene, crews found the missing swimmer on top of the rocks. Sometime before 10 a.m. Sunday, a local fisherman spotted a body on a beach and a Coast Guard plane confirmed by air. A float plan is a lifesaving tool and provides emergency responders with valuable information they need to search for a distressed boater. Read More

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DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

Sources that CNN allege Clarke plagiarized include: the 9/11 Commission Report , a myriad of studies from the American Civil Liberties Union, reports from various think tanks and even former President George W. On top of managing a jail where people die brutally due to staff negligence or worse, Milwaukee Sheriff and possible soon-to-be assistant secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security, Davd Clarke Jr., can now add "plagiarist" to his sterling resume, a quality that the lying ... Read More

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Strong storms expected for Friday evening

Strong storms expected for Friday evening

Most areas should see anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of rain over the next couple of days, with higher totals possible in some spots. Low around 55. South wind around 9 miles per hour. Tonight will be warm and muggy with the low dropping to 68 Thursday morning. Several more chances of rain and storms exist in the forecast into next week. Read More

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Youth Summer Reading Program begins May 26

Youth Summer Reading Program begins May 26

The Woodland program runs from June 1 through the end of July, and all ages can read three books and earn a prize. Research shows that children who participate in summer reading programs consistently score higher in reading and math. "The Summer Reading Program supports student success by reducing the achievement gap", said Youth Innovation Coordinator Vaile Fujikawa. "Self-selection, access to books, and sharing books, all key elements of summer reading programs, are also essential ... Read More

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Spokesman: Wounded police chief in stable condition

Spokesman: Wounded police chief in stable condition

Before police announced that the suspect was dead, Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, who was at the search scene, said officers had not had any communication with the shooter since the initial incident. The shooting triggered a massive police response, with officers carrying heavy weapons and long rifles. Police have not gone into the house and would not elaborate further on the standoff. Read More

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Man holding human head stabs worker at Oregon grocery store

He was booked into Clackamas County Jail Monday afternoon on charges of murder and attempted murder. He was identified by police as 66-year-old Michael Wagner. Estacada Fire Department chaplains were on hand Monday to help grocery store employees and customers affected by the terrifying ordeal. Joshua Lee Webb was transported to a local hospital after his arrest, while the employee he's accused of stabbing was transported by air. Read More

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EPA's Pruitt recuses himself from environmental lawsuits

EPA's Pruitt recuses himself from environmental lawsuits

Board members are limited to two three-year terms, where experts are typically reappointed for the second term, but the EPA made a decision to cut their tenures short to one term on this occasion. It remains to be seen who will get appointed to the board. "EPA received hundreds of nominations to serve on the board, and we want to ensure fair consideration of all the nominees". Read More

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Chicago Police say 2 officers shot during an

Chicago Police say 2 officers shot during an "encounter"

Authorities say weapons were recovered, some persons of interest are being questioned, and they have promising leads on the assailants. "And we will get them", Johnson said . The officer involved has already been dismissed, according to reports . Eddie Johnson were at the hospital late Tuesday night. Police quickly found a vehicle possibly used in the shooting. Read More

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Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow

Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow

The tree sits in the cemetery of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church and legend has it that George Washington once sat under the tree when he was planning the American Revolution. "It'll be an empty feeling, very different", said Jann Slapin of Basking Ridge, who has been a member of the church for 28 years and arrived at 8 a.m.to witness the cutting off of the first branch. Read More

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Russian hackers may have targeted Macron: Cyber security firm

The campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron appears to have been targeted by hackers who may be linked to Russian Federation, according to research by the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro . Party were presumably affiliated with the Fancy Bears' hack team, a group which private investigators working for the Hillary Clinton campaign have accused of being connected to Russian intelligence. Read More

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Trump signs order aimed at growing USA agriculture industry

Clements: Moore says one of the first things for Agriculture Secretary Perdue is meeting with President Donald Trump and a group of farmers at the White House, including AFBF President Zippy Duvall. After Justice Clarence Thomas swore Perdue into his new role as agriculture secretary Tuesday morning, Perdue said he was ready to roll up his sleeves and get to work. Read More

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