Millions of Americans will hit the beach this summer to soak up the sun and surf, and many of them will go home harboring an unintended souvenir — bacterial infection. Ailments such as stomach flu and other infections can develop after exposure to bacteria commonly found in recreational waters contaminated by septic leaks, baby diapers, […]
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By Jayme Fraser | GateHouse MediaJuly 14, 2019 America dominated the Women’s World Cup tournament this summer in France, and not just by winning the coveted trophy. Current U.S. league athletes played for 13 of the 24 countries — including Team USA — that competed in the month-long international soccer championship that ended July 7. […]
Florida’s prison system offers virtually no meaningful education to inmates, despite overwhelming evidence that it’s the strongest antidote to recidivism. The state has instead emphasized warehousing, creating an environment where inmate idleness, surging staff turnover and a lack of incentives for good behavior have led to violence. Read the full story here.