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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in West Virginia that was worth $1 million from the Feb. 11 drawing has gone unclaimed.

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Researchers may have found a cure for the baldness caused by alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition that causes patchy hair loss, and it is a drug already on the market, though for the treatment of bone marrow disorders. After just five months of taking ruxolitinib, three alopecia areata patients who had lost at least a third of their hair due to the disorder saw total hair regrowth. Further testing is needed to see if this treatment will be safe and effective on a wider scale. Discuss
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Alternative medicine proponents have long attributed healing properties to gold, and in recent years, mainstream medical researchers have begun looking to the precious metal as well. In a recent study, tiny gold particles encased in the chemotherapy drug cisplatin appeared to boost the effectiveness of conventional radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatment for an aggressive brain cancer. Cancer cells in samples subjected to this experimental treatment were completely eradicated, and over the next 20 days there was no regrowth.
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Mummification is an indisputably ancient practice, but new evidence suggests it emerged even earlier than experts previously thought. Funerary textiles from Egypt's oldest-known cemeteries contain remnants of embalming substances, proof that mummification was being practiced as early as 4300 BCE, more than 1,500 years earlier than previously believed. Furthermore, the composition of the embalming agents on these textiles differed little from the agents used thousands of years later at the height of ancient Egyptian civilization.
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in West Virginia that was worth $1 million from the Feb. 11 drawing has gone unclaimed.
Locked in a tight race for the state’s open Senate seat, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R) and West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant (D) are each jockeying to be more pro-coal than the other. Recent polling shows Capito maintains about a 10-point edge with November’s midterm elections drawing closer. The latest coal-related jab comes from Ms. Tennant, who is slamming Representative Capito ...
Gasoline prices fell about 5 cents in West Virginia this week. AAA East Central says the average price for a gallon of regular was $3.51. That's about 8 cents less per gallon compared with the same week ...
Consumer spending in West Virginia is higher than it was before the Great Recession but is lagging behind the national average in spending growth. Figures released Thursday by the federal government for ...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Singer Ray J has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman at a Beverly Hills hotel bar and resisting arrest afterward.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence as soon as Wednesday to determine whether any charges should be filed against the white suburban police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A video by Islamic State militants released Tuesday purported to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The White House, his family and employer said they could not determine the video's authenticity and were attempting to confirm if he...
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage boy is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by lightning during football practice at a New Mexico middle school.
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ILLINOIS - The competitors are puffing out their chests and rolling up their sleeves.  McDonald's is now joining Burger King in using social issues to perk up their marketing.  Today, McDonald's uncovered their newest two secret weapons!  McBreakfast Shakes to celebrate breastfeeding mothers.
As a boy, Jesse was a chicken plucker. He stood on a line in a chicken factory and spent his days pulling the feathers off dead chickens so the rest of us wouldn't have to. It wasn't much of a job, but at the time, Jesse didn't think he was…
MINNESOTA- After January's tragic shooting of Target CEO, Mark Pointe, the retail giant has been looking for ways to make their stores, employees and staff feel safe.  Today, Target announced a no-gun policy even in communities where it is permitted by law.  In today's press conference Target announced they are…
Tim Burton is once again digging through Hollywood graveyards for his next big hit.  After a string of unfortunate remakes (Planet of the Ape, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Alice in Wonderland, and the abysmal failure Dark Shadows), Burton is resurrecting something a little fresher... his box-office hit, Beetlejuice.  This time,…

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