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Health Care Dade superintendent dramatically rejects mayor's offer to lead city's schools
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Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho talks with a school board member after he announced he will turn down the New York City schools chancellor position on Thursday. Several people cracked jokes comparing NY and Miami winters. "I owe them our success", he said. "The very first was to leave my country", said Carvalho, who was born in Portugal.

Health Care 'The Voice' Recap: Season 14 Kicks Off With Epic Blind Auditions
Author: 0 'The Voice' Recap: Season 14 Kicks Off With Epic Blind Auditions

Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts. The Voice blind auditions continue Monday at 8 p.m. Oh-em-effing-gee, can we take a moment to praise whoever made the decision to add Kelly Clarkson as a coach? Hey, in case you weren't tuned into FOX on September 4, 2002, and can't admit to openly weeping at sight of the then-20-year-old Clarkson winning the inaugural season of American Idol , know this: she is built for ...

Health Care Pres. Trump voices support for certain gun control measures
Author: 0 Pres. Trump voices support for certain gun control measures

He believes gun safety should be taught to children beginning at 5 years old. The president also doubled down Wednesday on his intent to get rid of "bump stocks", saying they will "be gone shortly". Republicans have instead been leaning towards modest legislation created to improve the background system already in place. The 14 students and three adult educators killed were shot with a semi-automatic AR-15-style assault weapon, which the authorities say was purchased legally a year ago by ...

Health Care Browns' Hue Jackson wants Josh Gordon in Cleveland a long time
Author: 0 Browns' Hue Jackson wants Josh Gordon in Cleveland a long time

Who might be interested in dialing him? The Browns traded down in 2014 and 2016, passing on an opportunity to draft Carson Wentz in 2016. "My door is wide open", Dorsey said at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday when asked if he would consider trading one or both picks to acquire more selections.

Health Care Uber offers free rides to storm evacuees in Santa Barbara County
Author: 0 Uber offers free rides to storm evacuees in Santa Barbara County

A mandatory evacuation order was issued Thursday for some fire burned portions of Southern California in anticipation of an upcoming storm with possible flooding and debris flow, officials said. "Community members should check with their neighbors to see if they need help to evacuate". "You should start leaving now", Mr Brown said, adding that sheriff's deputies were being dispatched to areas at the highest risk.

Health Care Panthers cut RB Stewart after 10 seasons
Author: 0 Panthers cut RB Stewart after 10 seasons

Stewart was the team's leading rusher last season, and he racked up nearly 250 yards more than McCaffrey did in his rookie season. Stewart has spent his entire 10-year National Football League career with the Panthers, who drafted him 13 overall in 2008.

Health Care CDC: 1 in 14 USA women smoked while pregnant in 2016
Author: 0 CDC: 1 in 14 USA women smoked while pregnant in 2016

Older women - those ages 30 and older - and those with some college or an associates degree were less likely to smoke in pregnancy than younger and less educated women, the report found. The lowest rates were in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Washington, D.C. -all of them had a less than 5% smoking rate for pregnant women.

Health Care AAA: Gas prices likely to increase in the spring
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A new report says gas prices and temperature share something in common - they'll be going up this spring. Gas prices for the month of February are their highest in four years. USA and Idaho gas prices have been within a nickel of each other for most of the winter and, currently, Idaho ranks 17th for the most expensive pump prices in the country.

Health Care 5 predictions for the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine
Author: 0 5 predictions for the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine

He runs crisp routes, can adjust his body well to make the catch and boasts a work ethic that's hard to top. Gettleman said , per Ralph Vacchiano of SNY . I would put him in the same category as (Leonard) Fournette, (Todd) Gurley, and Zeke Elliott, all of whom have been Top 10 picks and made their teams better immediately.

Health Care Another New Jersey flu-related death confirmed
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The state health department announced Wednesday that tests have confirmed the child had the flu, but did not disclose the child's name. In the 2014-2015 season about 700,000 Americans were hospitalised with flu-like illnesses. It is not too late to receive the flu vaccine . Other rare complications from the flu that can be fatal include infection of the heart (or myocarditis) which can cause sudden death or heart failure, and infection of the brain (or encephalitis) which can lead to ...

Health Care Whitney Houston death: Bobby Brown says she didn't die from drugs
Author: 0 Whitney Houston death: Bobby Brown says she didn't die from drugs

The real cause of her death, according to the New Edition crooner? "I don't think (Whitney) died from drugs", singer Bobby Brown told Rolling Stone in an interview published Wednesday . He then went on to say that Houston's purported drug use is the "most misunderstood thing" about her. Later, Brown clarifies that, while drugs played a part in her death, the source of all her troubles came from something else.

Health Care Lassa fever death toll hits 72 in 18 states
Author: 0 Lassa fever death toll hits 72 in 18 states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that the cases of Lassa fever from January 1 this year have risen to 317 as of February 25, exceeding the total number of confirmed cases recorded in 2017. Lassa fever is spread through contact with food or items contaminated with rats' urine or faeces or after coming into direct contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person.

Health Care Top 5 Manchester City Players Of The Sheikh Mansour Era
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Guardiola refused, and last Friday, the FA formally charged him with violating its "kit and advertising regulations". Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola used the platform provided by his first cup success with the English Premier League team on Sunday to criticize the imprisonment of pro-independence Catalan politicians.

Health Care Licking County 14-year-old arrested for threatening to shoot fellow student
Author: 0 Licking County 14-year-old arrested for threatening to shoot fellow student

Deputies said the county's school resource officer arrived at the high school around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday regarding information about past threats to the school. A surge in threats against schools has prompted numerous arrests in the wake of the Florida school shooting. Most recently, on Tuesday, three students were arrested for making social media threats against Southport High School.

Health Care Varicose veins increase chances of a blood clot
Author: 0 Varicose veins increase chances of a blood clot

Compared with controls, those with varicose veins had more incident DVT (6.55 per 1,000 person-years vs. 1.23 per 1,000 person-years; absolute risk difference, 5.32; 95% CI, 5.18-5.46) and significantly elevated risk for DVT (HR = 5.3; 95% CI, 5.05-5.56), according to the researchers.

Health Care GOP lawmakers confront Supreme Court justices in hearing
Author: 0 GOP lawmakers confront Supreme Court justices in hearing

Lancaster County, which previously occupied the 16th District along with liberal Reading, now occupies the 11th District with conservative York County. The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court declared the 2011 congressional map unconstitutional on January 22. In it, their lawyer, Jason Torchinsky, acknowledged that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court probably would deny their appeal "in short order".

Health Care Depression screening by primary care physicians important for adolescents
Author: 0 Depression screening by primary care physicians important for adolescents

Dr. Azam says at her office, they've been doing the screenings for years, but the first step is recognizing the signs at home. Only half of the patients who are diagnosed with depression are treated appropriately. AAP reports part of the reason for the guidelines is because of a shortage in mental health workers. The academy's guidelines acknowledge some teens may not speak frankly about their feelings in front of their parents, so it recommends pediatricians having separate private ...

Health Care California to test autonomous car without backup drivers
Author: 0 California to test autonomous car without backup drivers

The remote operator must also be able to communicate with police as well as any passengers in the event of an accident. Once the new rules are implemented the DMV can start issuing permits to autonomous auto companies, like Uber , Waymo, Tesla , and other big players in the race to put autonomous vehicles on the road.

Health Care Maldives declines Indian offer for naval exercise
Author: 0 Maldives declines Indian offer for naval exercise

He said that China has been conducting anti-piracy patrols in Indian Ocean and that India has been monitoring their movements. The opposition alliance, which includes the parties of former presidents Mohamed Nasheed and Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, said they had enlisted British lawyer Ben Emmerson to advise them on securing United Nations mediation in the crisis, reported AFP.