Blog Posts in October, 2011

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  • CDC Blames 25 Deaths on Contaminated Cantaloupes
    CDC Blames 25 Deaths on Contaminated Cantaloupes

    The Centers for Disease Control now blames 25 deaths and 123 illnesses on contaminated cantaloupes from a Colorado farm. The cantaloupes, from Jensen Farms, were sold whole or pre-cut under the "Rocky ...

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  • DUI checkpoint Friday night in Plantation
    DUI checkpoint Friday night in Plantation

    The Sun Sentinel reported this morning that the Plantation Police Department will conduct a DUI checkpoint this weekend which is meant to discourage impaired driving. Vehicles will be randomly ...

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  • Girl struck crossing Pembroke Pines street
    Girl struck crossing Pembroke Pines street

    The Sun Sentinel reported this morning that there was an incident this morning around 7 a.m. involving a girl who was crossing Taft Street . She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after ...

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  • Oregon Doctor Sues Over Blog, Twitter Posts
    Oregon Doctor Sues Over Blog, Twitter Posts

    A doctor in Oregon filed a defamation lawsuit against a blogger over online comments she posted about his disciplinary record. The $1 million suit, the first lawsuit in the state that involves ...

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  • Six Teens Injured by Ride at S.C. State Fair
    Six Teens Injured by Ride at S.C. State Fair

    Six teens were injured when several metal pieces fell from a ride at the South Carolina State Fair Wednesday night, police said. According to state fair officials, some welded metal pieces broke loose ...

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  • Elderly woman killed in car accident in South Florida
    Elderly woman killed in car accident in South Florida

    An elderly woman was killed last Friday when she lost control of her car and collided head-on into a pickup truck. The woman, who was in her eighties, was heading westbound on Sheridan Street west of ...

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