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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
Dreamstime
September 18, 2018 - 11:59 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego's...
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This image provided by the Webb County Sheriff’s Office shows Juan David Ortiz, a U.S. Border Patrol supervisor.
(Webb County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
September 18, 2018 - 11:02 am
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor charged in the killings of four women knew the victims and targeted them for their vulnerability, authorities said Monday, as some feared more deaths at the hands of the agent remained undiscovered. Though investigators didn't detail Juan David...
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SAN RAFAEL, CA - JULY 25: Cans of Coca Cola are displayed on July 25, 2018 in San Rafael, California.
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
September 17, 2018 - 2:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- With its soda sales slumping, Coca Cola is considering a move into the growing market for cannabis infused drinks. The company said it's closely watching the growth of CBD as an ingredient in wellness beverages. CBD is a component in marijuana that does not produce a high,...
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Shark fin file
Dreamstime
September 17, 2018 - 12:10 pm
WELLFLEET, MA (1010 WINS) -- There's been a fatal shark attack on Cape Cod. It's the first deadly incident of its kind at the beach in more than 80 years. Arthur Medici, 26, was boogie boarding just 30 yards out on Saturday, when it happened. While attacks are rare, experts are closely watching a...
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Florence
Ryan Jones/1010 WINS
September 17, 2018 - 6:19 am
As the death toll from Florence grew and hundreds of people were rescued from flooded homes, North Carolina braced for catastrophic, widespread river flooding.
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Trump
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
September 16, 2018 - 1:41 pm
President Donald Trump may send a text to your phone soon.
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FILE - This April 8, 2016, file photo, provided by Utah State Prison shows Wanda Barzee. Barzee, the woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart as a teenager from her Salt Lake City bedroom in 2002 and held her captive, will be released from prison next week. The surprise move announced Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, comes after authorities determined they had miscalculated the time Barzee previously served in federal custody.(Utah State Prison via AP, File)
September 15, 2018 - 6:57 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Once an accomplished organ player in Salt Lake City, Wanda Barzee became a disturbing figure for members of her own family after she helped in the 2002 kidnapping of then-teenager Elizabeth Smart. Days before the 72-year-old woman is released from prison, looming fears about...
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Florence
Ryan Jones/1010 WINS
September 15, 2018 - 5:40 pm
Emergency workers went door to door urging people to flee Florence's rising waters and used inflatable boats to rescue others as the storm practically parked itself over land and poured on the rain Saturday
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Judy Hughes is at a Florence shelter
Al Jones
September 15, 2018 - 9:48 am
Editors note: Ryan is covering Florence for 1010 WINS digital. Look for his pictures and videos as he travels along the Carolina coast and inland communities. You’ll find his daily blogs right here as he shares his experience of covering the storm. BY RYAN JONES When I sit down to write this blog...
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