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1 in 25 patients battling hospital-acquired infections, CDC says

FOX News: Health - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:45pm

On any given day, one in 25 hospitalized patients - 4 percent - is battling an infection picked up in a hospital or other healthcare facility, according to a new survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Windows XP's open invitation to hackers

CNN: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:42pm
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Eller to help UVa-Wise introduce Center for Appalachian Studies on April 8

UVa-Wise News - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:39pm

Ron Eller, a leading authority on Appalachian history, will help The University of Virginia’s College at Wise welcome its new Center for Appalachian Studies to the campus and the region on Tuesday, April 8.

Eller, the former director of the University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center, will speak at 7 p.m. in the Dogwood Room at the Slemp Student Center. The title of his lecture is “The Value of Place in a Modern World.”

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What Spring? Winter Storm Glances East, Pounds Cape Cod

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:36pm
Just days after the official end of one of the snowiest winters on record, a massive snowstorm smashed into Cape Cod and eastern Maine early Wednesday and is expected to hang around for much of the day, forecasters said.

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Biebs: I'm done with tattoos

FOX News: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:32pm
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American Bible Society Selling Prime Manhattan HQ

FOX News: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:31pm
The American Bible Society plans to sell the building that has housed its New York City headquarters for nearly 50 years, a 12-story structure on Broadway in one of Manhattan’s priciest commercial areas.
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In Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees buy a ready-made ace

CNN: Sports - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:30pm
In signing Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees bought a ready-made ace. But how will he adjust to MLB?
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'Candy Crush' Shares Slip in Market Debut

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:20pm
King Digital Entertainment officially began life as a publicly traded company on Wednesday, opening on the New York Stock Exchange below its initial pricing levels.The maker of the addictive mobile game "Candy Crush" priced its shares at $22.50 Tuesday after the U.S. markets closed.

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Most Americans Back Marijuana Sales, But Not in Their Backyard

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:20pm
Americans are cool, hip and otherwise chill with pot in their town, but aren't sure they want to get much closer than that.

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What You Need to Know: Facebook Buys Oculus VR

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:20pm
Facebook announced on Tuesday that it’s buying Oculus VR, maker of virtual reality hardware, for around $2 billion in cash and stock. That is twice the amount it paid for Instagram in 2012.What is so great about Oculus VR?

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House, Senate leaders agree on Medicare fee 'fix'

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:19pm

House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that he and top Senate Democrat Harry Reid have reached agreement on legislation to forestall a looming 24 percent cut in Medicare payments to doctors.

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Ranking the Sweet 16 contenders from top to bottom

CNN: Sports - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:19pm
Sixteen teams remain. But which contenders have the best shot to win it all? We rank them from top to bottom.
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Second Harvest looking for golfers at tournament - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:19pm
The format is four-man select shot.

Nissan recalls 1 million vehicles due to airbag flaw

CNN: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:17pm
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Smart guns know who is firing them

CNN: Technology - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:06pm
High-tech guns that can only be used by their owners are becoming a reality.
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Grading Free Agency: AFC teams

CNN: Sports - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:03pm
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1 in 25 patients gets infection in hospital

CNN: U.S. - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:01pm
About 1 in every 25 patients seeking treatment at hospitals acquired an infection there in 2011, according to a new study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
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