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Eldon students gather to celebrate fellow classmate with brain cancer

Cancer can be difficult for anyone and any family, especially during the holidays.

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Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 5 deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials say prepackaged caramel apples are linked to five deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.

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Caramel apples kill at least 4 in listeria outbreak

A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.

Hug, hugging, embrace

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Study: Hugs can prevent the flu

Want to stay healthy this cold and flu season? Give a hug, according to a new study.

Fantasy Flight to North Pole

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Sick kids flown to the North Pole for Santa

While most children wait and hope Santa visits them at home on Christmas Eve, this year dozens of Denver-area children went directly to the big man's Arctic home turf.

Home owner and renter fight over raw sewage in basement

The city of Sedalia finds a home owner in violation of electrical, sewage and heating problems in a home that is being rented out to a family with three small children.

Happy senior couple

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People who feel younger at heart live longer

Go ahead lie about your age. It may be the very thing that helps you live a longer life.

Military tests for Ebola

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Spanish Ebola woman sues over dog's death

It's a long road to recovery for Spanish nurse's assistant Teresa Romero Ramos.

China flag salute

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Chinese villagers seek to banish boy with HIV

Over 200 Chinese villagers in the southwestern province of Sichuan have signed a petition to banish a HIV-positive eight-year-old boy, state media reported.

West Virginia water contamination

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6 charged in contaminated West Virginia water

Almost one year after water for more than 300,000 West Virginia residents was contaminated because of a chemical spill, six former officials for the company responsible for the leak are facing federal charges.

Seven-thousand gallons of a toxic chemic...

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