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Hurricane may bring 10 inches of rain to parts of East Coast

...Tuesday to stay at his sister's house after gathering what personal items he could carry, including an oxygen tank to help him breathe.He said he spent an uneasy night wondering what would be waiting for him at home: "I was just sitting there praying...
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Over 700 killed in crush of hajj pilgrims

...trampled to death in the worst disaster at the hajj in a quarter-century."People were climbing over one another just to breathe," said Abdullah Lotfy of Egypt. "It was like a wave. You go forward and suddenly you go back."The hajj, which drew...
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Living & Growing: Wait for it ...

...receding in my brain like storm waves on a battered shore.I can make the choice to wait in an empathetic manner. Sit and breathe intentionally. Deep breath in to center and relax. Slow breath out, through my heart, surrounding us all with loving kindness...
HP to jettison up to 30,000 jobs as part of spinoff

...Enterprise expects to have more than $50 billion in annual revenue.Whitman is touting the splintering of HP as a way to breathe new life into two companies that will be better suited to innovate in their own product areas and take care of their customers...
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Drilling sickens people, ruins crops in Thailand

...near APICO's operation in Udon Thani, said that when drilling began two years ago, "It smelled so bad, we couldn't breathe."He said in a telephone interview that he lost nearly $28,000 that year because his trees produced little, and his worker...
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Park hosts outdoor yoga on Wednesdays

Breathe in the fresh air, feel the grass between your toes and say 'Namaste,' Juneau.Yoga in the Park is here for the first time...
My Turn: Clarifying air quality

...across the state regarding cruise ships and air quality that our skies were blanketed with smoke and our air wasn't fit to breathe. However, air quality over our coastal cities is not an issue despite the thousands of port calls made by cruise vessels...
Becoming Alaskan: Surviving the Klondike Road Relay

...section. I'm in the "out of doors," but there's little athleticism in my endeavour. There's only me, the struggle to breathe and a passive-aggressive inner monologue between the real me and the me who wanted to be a runner.Last year a friend asked...
Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West

...northern Washington that firefighting aircraft were grounded before resuming operations Tuesday."It's been a nightmare to breathe," Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said. "You couldn't see nothing with the smoke."Conditions were improving and...
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Extreme preemies make survival gains, 20-year study finds

...which may be gentler for the most fragile infants, better infection control procedures, newer methods for helping preemies breathe without using ventilators, and giving women steroids before childbirth to boost lung growth, the researchers said."Our...
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