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Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

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One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an...

Region 8 News Investigates: Bacteria in the water Video included

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An abundance of lakes and rivers means no shortage of swimmers in Region 8 but not every body of water is one you want to swim in.

Have you ever felt like you were going to snap? That may have something to do with where you live. Real estate company Movoto used U.S. Census data to determine which states are the most stressed.

Spring is finally here. But along with warm temperatures, beautiful flowers and sunshine – plant allergies are flaring up. Check out the plants that health.com says it the worst for allergies.

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