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Quincy Medical Center Closing Doors December 31, 2014

Steward Health Care System announced today that it will be closing Quincy Medical Center by the end of the year and transition care to a more sustainable outpatient health care delivery network in Quincy. However, even though the hospital itself will close by Dec. 31, Steward said it will try to move its 680 employees, 550 of whom are full-time workers, to new positions within the Steward network... 

Hermetically Sealed Caskets Set As Guideline By CDC For Ebola Burials

Not long after Thomas Eric Duncan passed away from his infection with the Ebola virus the CDC issued a detailed list of guidelines for handling human remains. The decision on Mr. Duncan’s funeral arrangements have been decided to be cremation which is currently one of the options suggested by the CDC in their guideline listing titled, “Guidance for Safe Handling of Human Remains of Ebola... 

Science Experiment Goes Wrong at Reno Museum, Injures 13, Mostly Children

A demonstration designed to teach children about tornadoes erupted in a chemical flash, injuring 13 people, including mostly children who suffered acid burns on their hands, arms and faces. Officials said a methyl alcohol and boric acid mixture is used during the exhibition conducted each day to create a whirling tornado effect. Reno Fire Chief Michael Hernandez said a demonstration that simulates... 

Virginia has the Fastest Internet Speed within the US, Report Shows

In a new report from Broadview Networks it shows if you want fast internet, head to Virginia. Virginia gets an average of 13.7 megabits per second and tops the country for the fastest Internet speed. Broadview Networks created a map that shows which states have the fastest Internet service and which have the slowest. The cloud services provider got the data from Akamai’s “State of the... 

Two Double-Decker Tour Buses Crash in Times Square, One Driver Arrested

Two double-decker buses crashed into each other in Times Square on Tuesday injuring at least 18 people. None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening, fire department officials said. The crash took place just before 3:30 p.m. at the corner of 47th Street and Seventh Avenue, it sent at least one traffic light tumbling to the ground and debris flying onto a sidewalk crowded with tourists... 

Universal K. Allah Sentenced to 3 1/2 years in Prison for $5M Stradivarius Violin Theft

A Milwaukee man was sentenced to 3½ years in prison for pleading guilty in being a party to felony robbery of a $5 million Stradivarius violin in January. Universal K. Allah, 37, pleaded guilty in May to the robbery as a party to the crime. His stun gun was used to steal the violin. In addition to his prison term, Allan will remain under extended supervision for another 3 1/2 years. His attorney... 

South Carolina Man Kidnapped by 3 Mexican Drug Cartel Members

Three men affiliated with a Mexican drug cartel kidnapped a South Carolina man in a dispute over drug debt, authorities said Wednesday. The kidnapped man was involved in delivering cocaine, marijuana and money throughout South Carolina and North Carolina, according to a complaint filed in federal court. The 23-year old man received about $200,000 worth of marijuana from the cartel and delivered it... 

Grandmother Sentenced After Toddler Drinks Meth-Laced Tea

Cynthia Watson was sentenced to 60 days in custody, including 43 days served in a work-release program after pleading guilty to child endangerment and possession of a controlled substance, according to Riverside County Superior Court records. Watson was visiting her family in Garner Valley, California, a community near Idyllwild, last month when she prepared a cup of tea with methamphetamine to get... 

Costco Pulls “America: Imagine a World Without Her” Book from Store Shelves

Costco Wholesale has decided to pull all copies of Dinesh D’Souza’s bestselling book, “America: Imagine a World Without Her,” from its store shelves nationwide. Scott Losse, an inventory control specialist in the book department at the Costco Wholesale’s Issaquah, Washington, corporate office, has confirmed that a nationwide “pull-order” was issued for D’Souza’s book. All copies... 

Boy Scout Commits Suicide at San Diego Camp

A 12-year old boy from Las Vegas was found dead of a gunshot wound at a Boy Scout camp in San Diego. San Diego police were called to a suicide attempt at the Fiesta Island Youth Camp and Youth Aquatic Center in Mission Bay at 7:35 a.m., Lt. Mike Hastings said. Camp volunteer Kevin Brennan, 54, told the Union-Tribune he had heard what sounded like gunshots but didn’t think anything of it, he... 
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