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Blizzard expert to run National Weather Service

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government Thursday selected an expert in winter storms to be the next director of the National Weather Service, just as a massive blizzard threatens New England.

02/07/2013

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Conn. gunman broke in, shot kids multiple times

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The gunman behind the Connecticut elementary school massacre stormed into the building and shot 20 children at least twice with a high-powered rifle, executing some at close range and killing adults who tried to stop the carnage.

12/15/2012

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Meningitis victims struggle, sue pharmacy

Dozens have sued the New England Compounding Center linked to the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak, including 59-year-old victim Dennis O’Brien, but compensation could take years.

12/13/2012

Owner of meningitis-linked pharmacy takes the Fifth | VIDEO

WASHINGTON (AP) – The owner and director of the specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak has declined to testify before a congressional committee investigating the matter. Barry Cadden, co-founder of the New England […]

11/14/2012

FDA finds contamination concerns at Ameridose

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal health inspectors have found more than a dozen sterility problems, including insects, at a drugmaking facility with the same founders as the specialty pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak. The […]

11/12/2012

Mass. pharmacy board director fired

BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts pharmacy board’s director has been fired for ignoring a complaint that a company linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak was shipping drugs in bulk, in violation of its state license. […]

11/07/2012

Insult to Sandy injury: looting (video)

If dealing with storm damage isn’t bad enough, some families are returning home to find they’ve been the victim of looters.The Weather Channel reports on this unfortunate turn of events.

11/06/2012

Forecasters: New, lesser storm may hit East Coast

WASHINGTON (AP) – Forecasters say another messy – and wintry – storm may cause post-Election Day problems for an already weather weary East Coast. But meteorologists add that it’s six days out, so that’s rather […]

11/02/2012

FDA: Mold, bacteria at pharmacy tied to outbreak

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health inspectors say staffers at a pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak over the past year documented dozens of cases of mold and bacteria growing in rooms that were […]

10/26/2012

Visible fungus at meningitis-linked company

BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts state officials say they found unclean conditions including visible black specks of fungus in steroids made by a pharmacy linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis. Gov. Deval Patrick said Tuesday […]

10/23/2012

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