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3:30 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Tampa Home To The RNC And The Most Political Ads

Originally published on Thu August 23, 2012 4:47 pm

When the Republican convention in begins in Tampa next week, it will do so in the number one most advertised TV market this election cycle.

Shots - Health Blog
3:30 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Tattoo Ink Linked To Serious Skin Infections

Along with a tattoo, this person got an infection.
A. Kalus CDC

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 7:58 am

If you're going to take a walk on the wild side and get a tattoo, it could get even wilder than you planned.

Federal and state health investigators have identified five clusters of skin infections linked to tattoos.

Now it's true that infection risks from tattoos are not exactly new or unknown. In fact, tattoo parlors are licensed and regulated in many jurisdictions to minimize the risk of trouble for people getting "inked."

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House & Senate Races
3:29 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Democrats Give Up On Capturing Maine Senate Seat

Originally published on Thu August 23, 2012 4:47 pm

It looks like the Democratic Party has all but given up on clinching the seat now held by retiring Republican Senator Olympia Snowe. Independent Angus King has lead in the polls since he announced he was running. Even the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee isn't helping Democrat Cynthia Dill in her run for the seat.

Business
3:28 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Bank of America To Donate Some Foreclosed Homes

Originally published on Thu August 23, 2012 4:47 pm

Bank of America announced this week it will give away 2,500 distressed homes to military vets and to other charities for people who are in need.

National Security
3:27 pm
Thu August 23, 2012

Book On Bin Laden Raid Under Pentagon Pressure

Originally published on Thu August 23, 2012 4:47 pm

A member of the team that attacked bin Laden's compound in Pakistan last year has written a book about the raid. The book is being published under a pseudonym. But already there are questions about whether the author violated Pentagon rules by failing to run the book by the military first.

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