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Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (AP) -- The co-founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy is set to be sentenced in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed more than 60 people and sickened hundreds more....
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New Zealand law student launches climate change court case

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A New Zealand law student is taking the government to court in hopes of forcing it to set more ambitious climate change targets....
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Flowers lovers flock to Vermont bog for wild orchids

HARTLAND, Vt. (AP) -- Each spring and summer, a Vermont bog yields a rare spectacle - hundreds of wild orchids in bloom, drawing visitors from around the country....
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'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

NEW YORK (AP) -- "Pharma Bro" just won't keep his mouth shut....
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Eclipse chasers blaze trail to Oregon for view of a lifetime

MADRAS, Ore. (AP) -- Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light....
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Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam repairs

LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- Inside a cavernous northern Utah warehouse, hydraulic engineers send water rushing down a replica of a dam built out of wood, concrete and steel - trying to pinpoint what repairs will work best at the tallest dam in the U.S for a spillway torn apart in February during heavy rains that triggered the evacuation of 200,000 people living downstream....
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SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida....
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Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years....
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Giant sequoia move on schedule in Idaho, tree doing well

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A massive Idaho tree that grew over more than a century from a seedling sent by a noted naturalist has been uprooted and is poised to travel about two blocks Sunday to a new location....
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Polish protesters demand halt to logging in primeval forest

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- Hundreds marched in Warsaw on Saturday to protest widespread logging in Europe's last primeval forest, a project undertaken by Poland's conservative government....
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