Walgreens buying Rite Aid, creating drugstore giant

...YORK (AP) - Walgreens is buying buy rival Rite Aid for about $9.41 billion in cash, creating...Walgreens said it will pay $9 for each share of Rite Aid Corp. That's a 48 percent premium to Rite Aid's closing price of $6.08 Monday. Shares...
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After vet felled by PTSD, service dog aids family

CLYDE, N.C. - Part of the Labrador retriever's training was to sense when the demons of war had invaded Wade Baker's dreams. "I woke up with Honor standing on my chest, licking my face," the Gulf War veteran once told an interviewer.
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Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, bad boy days are over

...tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS about four years ago, but that, thanks...mine," said Peter Staley, a long-time AIDS activist who is HIV-positive. Watching...undetectable" and that he does not have AIDS."He is absolutely healthy," said Huizenga...
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Opera and Musical Film Festival continues throughout November love," these starving artists strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness and the AIDS epidemic."The Flying Dutchman:" 2 p.m. Nov. 15 and 7 p.m. Nov. 17. Set along the Norwegian coast, legends tell...
Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

...That comes on top of a $17.5 billion aid program from the International Monetary...investment needed to wean the country off Western aid.In an interview with The Associated Press...year, Russia could try to obstruct future aid to Ukraine from the IMF, of which it is...
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Gov. Walker accepts FEMA aid for North Slope

...announcement was made by email from the state office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.The state sought federal aid after a storm in the last week of August washed out seven miles of North Slope Borough roads near Barrow and caused other damage...
Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet

...Lisbon Treaty obliging members of the 28-nation bloc to give "aid and assistance by all the means in their power" to a member...each country the right to self-defense. Everyone who tries to aid the criminals should understand that they will be responsible...
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When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect

...including dishes and silverware, and weather-appropriate clothing. The remainder is used to cover additional costs for the aid agency.Low-income refugee families with children may be eligible for temporary assistance for needy families, a welfare...
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Baby Box program to be launched in Juneau

...needs at Bartlett Regional Hospital.Bartlett Foundation said the baby box is a starter kit containing baby clothes, first aid items, educational materials, blankets and toys. It can also be used as a bed that helps protect babies from Sudden Infant...
Search on for Wrangell fisherman

...S. Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa.Commander Burd said the Coast Guard is requesting the assistance of any good Samaritans to aid in the search.One good Samaritan has already helped by piloting a Cessna 185. The Cessna searched areas north and west of...


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