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Skokie mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

The flavivirus has been making its way across the country since 1999 through a range of mosquito species , and is not transmitted through person-to-person or animal-to-person contact. WAND talked to health officials on how to stay safe from the virus that can easily turn deadly if untreated. "The recent rain and warmer weather provide a favorable environment for mosquitoes to carry the virus", said OCCHD director Phil Maytubby in a press release .

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Moderate drinking is associated with decline in brain health, claim researchers

People who drank more than 30 units a week on average had the highest risk, but even those who drank moderately - between 14 and 21 units a week - were far more likely than abstainers to have hippocampal atrophy, the scientists said . "These results support the recent reduction in alcohol guidance in the United Kingdom and question the current limits recommended in the U.S". "The results are encouraging since they suggest that reducing alcohol consumption today could prevent or delay ...

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Daughter of NBC vice president allegedly suffocated by estranged father

Neil White entered the courtroom, appearing calm, wearing a blue hospital gown, black leggingsm and beige hospital socks. She filed for divorce from White in April, the Journal reports, citing court records. The couple were living in separate residences and shared custody of their daughter. " We are broken and devastated that our sweet little girl is gone but we're thankful that we had seven wonderful years with her ", the statement read, according to ABC News .

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Eric Trump blasts Democrats and media: 'They're not even people'

Jude Children's Research Hospital, since the golf and other services were provided free of charge. Everything you really need to know about Eric Trump can be discerned from his portrayal on Saturday Night Live by Alex Moffatt. "He said, 'I don't care if it's my son or not - everybody gets billed.'" The costs continued to go up, from $142,000 in 2011, to the maximum of $322,000 in 2015.

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Clark alleges $600-million Site C delay, NDP responds critique 'unsupported'

Her letter said it could delay road and bridge building, in turn leading to a delay in diversion of the Peace River to September 2020, now scheduled for September 2019. Any delay could postpone the diversion by a year and cost taxpayers $600 million, she says. "I made this request because I will not allow British Columbians to be hit with even higher hydro rates due to your mismanagement of this project", Horgan wrote.

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Handel, Ossoff dance around Trump in Georgia House race debate

Handel - seeking to avoid Trump's terminology while defending the policy - referred to a "travel, ah, proposal". The minimum livable wage for a single adult in the three counties that make up Georgia's 6th District is $12.01 per hour, according to MIT's Living Wage Calculator .