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  • Parents weigh in on concert fears after Manchester

    Iris Azulai's 17-year-old daughter, Carmel, recently attended a large concert in Tel Aviv of the Argentine singer Lali. Given Israel's history, the fear of terrorism is always lurking, particularly at mass events, but regardless, she would not have prevented her daughter from going.
  • The Latest: Lab tests ongoing in California botulism case

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Latest on a botulism outbreak linked to nacho-cheese dip sold at a California gas station (all times local):
  • Rhode Island House passes bill to deregulate hair braiding

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island House of Representatives has passed legislation that would deregulate the business of African-style hair braiding, which practitioners say is a cultural tradition and art form that shouldn't be subject to cosmetology rules.
  • Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

    SAN FRANCISCO - Google already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous sues for return of 12-step manuscript

    NEW YORK - Alcoholics Anonymous is demanding the return of its 1939 original manuscript describing the "Twelve Step" program of recovery from alcoholism.
  • Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

    ORANGE, Calif. - A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration.
  • Parental support can help kids anxious after Manchester concert bombing: experts

    TORONTO - Watching media reports about the deadly suicide bombing at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, may have left some Canadian children and teens feeling anxious — especially about attending a similar event in the future — but psychologists say parents can take steps to mitigate their fears.
  • California botulism outbreak is rare case of deadly disease

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A deadly botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold in a California gas station is a rare case of the disease that can cause paralysis and death.
  • Cohousing puts the emphasis on neighbourhood

    When Joanna Vander Plaats moved with her two young daughters to Grand Rapids, Michigan, nearly eight years ago, she wanted to find a friendly and welcoming neighbourhood.
  • Gulf Coast anglers plan protest against fishing limits

    ORANGE BEACH, Ala. - Recreational anglers along the Gulf Coast are planning a floating protest against strict federal limits on red snapper fishing that they say are hurting businesses throughout the region.

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