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Would A Pill To Protect Teens From HIV Make Them Feel Invincible?

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:32pm

Trials are underway to see how effective a pill approved for HIV prevention in adults may be for teenagers. But some worry Truvada could end up encouraging reckless sexual behavior among young people.

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Why Some Schools Serve Local Food And Others Can't (Or Won't)

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 4:31pm

A survey found that 36 percent of U.S. public schools bought food from local farmers during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years. A greater number of schools served no local food at all.

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Targeting Unions: Right-To-Work Movement Bolstered By Wisconsin

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 3:54pm

This week, Wisconsin joined two dozen other states with laws saying workers can't be forced to join labor unions to keep a job. But as more states moved to weaken unions, the unions are fighting back.

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Ferguson, Mo., Police Chief Resigns Following Justice Department Report

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 3:51pm

Thomas Jackson is not the first city official to leave his post in the wake of a Department of Justice report that accused the local police and justice system of racial bias.

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