Teen soccer player on life support following crash

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage soccer player who was seriously injured in a multivehicle crash in southern New Jersey remains on life support.Fourteen-year-old Aisling Cooke...

Analysis: Strife emerges in LSU privatization deal

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Only a year into privatization, a bitter feud has erupted from a deal that transferred management of LSU's Shreveport and Monroe hospitals to a research foundation...

Showdown votes may decide fate of soda tax

Business | Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The question of whether a bottle of Dr Pepper with 64 grams of sugar should be treated like a pack of cigarettes is being considered in San Francisco and Berkeley, with the two California cities aiming to become the country’s first to pass per-ounce taxes on sugary drinks.