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FETAL TISSUE USED TO POWER OREGON HOMES

This I caught on the Associated Press wire. Disgusting or what?

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. 128 more words

World News, Global Stories

AP Changes Rules for State Names in Stories

On Wednesday, April 23, the Associated Press announced it has changed the rules for how to format state state names in stories written in AP Style. 47 more words

Public Relations

Drew Barrymore welcomes second baby girl, Frankie

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Barrymore is now a mommy of two.

The 39-year-old actress and her 36-year-old husband, Will Kopelman, are welcoming their second daughter. 110 more words

News

Cat missing 5 years reunited with owner

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. 129 more words

News

Former Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Team Over Pay, Poor Treatment

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping and sexual comments. 262 more words

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The turbulent times of hopefully

Below follows Anna Yuryeva’s first blog post. She’d be pleased with your comments.

Two years ago, in April 2012, the Associated Press (AP) Stylebook published a… 480 more words

Usage Features

Palcohol... Why?

I was a bit intrigued when I first read about Palcohol.  If you haven’t already heard of it, Palcohol is powdered alcohol in a packet that’s ready to be mixed along the lines of Kool-Aid or Tang. 447 more words

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