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Turner Field US flag at half-staff after fan dies

...down a stairwell in Atlanta during a game against the Mets. Police said alcohol contributed to his fall that caused head injuries.Two fans died at major league games in 2011.In Texas, a man fell about 20 feet to the ground beyond the outfield...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-31/turner-field-us-flag-half-staff-after
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Calmer weather helps crews fighting Western wildfires

...wildfire, the Idaho County Sheriff's Department said Saturday. Cheryl Lee Wissler of Adams Grade died Friday from a head injury she suffered when she fell, authorities said.On the Idaho-Oregon border some 800 firefighters had a giant 443-square-mile...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-18/calmer-weather-helps-crews-fighting-w
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Labor board blocks effort to unionize college athletes

...fighting lawsuits from former athletes over everything from head injuries to revenue earned from their likenesses in video games...expenses for current and former players and reducing head injuries.___AP College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-18/labor-board-blocks-effort-unionize-co
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Sleuths trace fate of 1st black male slave freed by Lincoln

...while protecting a woman.Costley moved to Iowa and later to Minnesota, where his health declined. A war wound, a head injury he suffered as a teenager and a case of sunstroke in 1887 eventually left him an invalid. He died in Minnesota in 1888...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/sleuths-trace-fate-1st-black-male-sla
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Alaska is No. 1 in brain injuries, and an expert is visiting Southeast to explain why

...their family members, loved ones and caregivers, community members who may work with people who have sustained a head injury: law enforcement and behavioral health and social service providers, coaches attorneys and more - really, "anyone...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-15/alaska-no-1-brain-injuries-and-expert-v
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NTSB: Amtrak engineer wasn't talking, texting

...indicated he didn't access the train's Wi-Fi system while he was operating the locomotive.Bostian suffered a head injury in the May 12 crash, and his attorney has said he doesn't remember anything after the train pulled out of Philadelphia's...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-11/ntsb-amtrak-engineer-wasnt-talking-te
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Autopsy: College student died from head injuries

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - A coroner said Saturday that an Indiana University student found dead in a rural area hours before she was reported missing had been fatally beaten in the head with an unknown weapon.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-26/autopsy-college-student-died-head-inj
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Bicyclist crashes on trail, taken to BRH

...Bartlett Regional Hospital.Jenkins said he did not have any additional information about how she was doing. Due to her head injury, she doesn't remember falling off her bike and doesn't know how she crashed, he said.He noted the woman was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-21/bicyclist-crashes-trail-taken-brh
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Banning headers only part of stopping concussions

...about what causes concussions in high school soccer. Their conclusion: While a ban on heading would help decrease head injuries, what the game really needs is better enforcement of rules restricting all sorts of player-to-player contact...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-15/banning-headers-only-part-stopping-con
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Police: Birthday cake beating followed week of handcuffing

...to court records released Tuesday in Maryland.A doctor who examined Jack Garcia before the boy died concluded his head injuries and extensive bruising came from numerous beatings and were consistent with torture, police said.Jack Garcia's...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-15/police-birthday-cake-beating-followed
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