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Chatfield humanities professor nabbed with 3+ pounds of marijuana at post office

by Aaron Gibson, April 28, 2016

A Chatfield College professor was arrested Tuesday, April 26 allegedly picking up more than three pounds of marijuana at a Mt. 265 more words


Dover protests: Aaron Buttress, charged over January violence, removed from court by security

A RIOTER charged with violent disorder during the January 30 Dover protests had to be removed from the dock when he started shouting messages to his blonde girlfriend. 170 more words


Are Medicines from India a Good Idea?

Just sent this to People’s Pharmacy – in response to a report that people were landing up in hospital as a result of taking generic metoprolol from India. 208 more words

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New irrigation methods mean veggies and fruits serve up used pharmaceuticals

Through vegetables and fruits, the drugs that we flush down the drain are returning to us.

In a randomized, single-blind pilot study, researchers found that anticonvulsive epilepsy drug carbamazepine, which is released in urine, can accumulate in crops irrigated with recycled water—treated sewage—and end up in the urine of produce-eaters not on the drugs. 629 more words


Life and Death in the Purple Box: Prince, What Happened?

APRIL 22, 2016


Cover of Prince’s “LoveSexy”, Warner Bros. / Paisley Park, 1988.

Yesterday I understood for the first time how old-timers must have felt on the day that Elvis tumbled face-first off his porcelain throne almost 39 years ago.

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Student's career put on ice

A FINAL-year engineering student has been jailed after being used as a courier in a foiled ice-importation racket in Melbourne.

Hard-working father Wilson Dahn, 28, was drawn into the plot – and a maximum 25 years’ jail – when he asked to borrow cash from co-accused Sehwhy Nipoe, the County Court of Victoria heard. 455 more words