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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Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association (Four A's): "It's All About Life" group exhibit

The Southeast office of the Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association invites the Juneau community to celebrate its 30th year in service to Alaskans living with HIV and AIDS. Four A's First Friday Art Show, themed "It's All About Life...
Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association observes HIV testing week

...will be observed from Sunday through Saturday. Free, confidential, rapid testing is available at the offices of the Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association, the group stated in an email.The group's Juneau office is located at 174 S. Franklin Street downtown...
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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Femme Fatale to raise money for Four A's

Femme Fatale returns to Juneau to raise money for Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association (Four A's).Juneau residents star...A's provides supportive services to Alaskans living with HIV/AIDS, while offering HIV prevention and education services to the...
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...


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