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Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon commission has ordered a waste-to-power facility to stop accepting boxed medical waste after learning it might be using the remains of aborted fetuses from British Columbia to generate electricity. Sam Brentano, chairman of the Marion County board of commissioners, said late Wednesday the board is taking immediate action to prohibit human tissue from future...

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California Supreme Court refuses to review conviction of Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California Supreme Court has refused to review the involuntary manslaughter conviction of Michael Jackson's doctor, rejecting his lawyer's petition without comment. Wednesday's decision by the state's highest court was the latest stop on Conrad Murray's legal odyssey. A state appeals court upheld his conviction earlier... Read Story

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Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon commission has ordered a waste-to-power facility to stop accepting boxed medical waste after learning it might be using the remains of aborted fetuses from British Columbia to generate electricity. Sam Brentano, chairman of the Marion County board of commissioners, said late Wednesday the board... Read Story

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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government wants to prohibit sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. The proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular battery-powered devices that... Read Story

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Shark Attacks Florida Tourist

(WESH) A German tourist visiting central Florida has a vacation to remember for all the wrong reasons after a shark took a chunk out of his leg on Tuesday. Authorities say the 42 year old tourist was wading in the water at Shepard Park on Cocoa Beach, when a shark... Read Story

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