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Farmers second only to construction workers in hearing loss

Farmers second only to construction workers in hearing loss

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Exposure to dangerously loud machinery makes farmers second only to construction workers in occupational hearing loss, a U.S. researcher says.

Report: AG investigating Trump also solicited contributions

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- An aide to Donald Trump accused the attorney general of New York of soliciting campaign contributions while investigating Trump's private school business.
Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

The road to the 2016 general election is becoming more and more rocky as mounting numbers of members of the U.S. Congress announce their intentions to seek a life beyond Capitol Hill.
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Report: Trump spends $1M on election research

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) -- U.S. business mogul Donald Trump has spent more than $1 million researching a potential run for president in 2016, the New York Post reported Monday.
Trump won't speak at Republican convention

Trump won't speak at Republican convention

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Real estate mogul and television star Donald Trump said Friday he wouldn't address the Republican National Convention, this month in Tampa, Fla.

Trump could be on Texas ballot

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A lawyer for Donald Trump said the reality TV host is flattered supporters have filed paperwork to allow him to get him on Texas' November presidential ballot.
Donald Trump leaves GOP, again

Donald Trump leaves GOP, again

NEW YORK, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Businessman Donald Trump changed his voter registration from Republican to Independent to keep his U.S. presidential options open, his special counsel said.
Trump threatens to run for President again

Trump threatens to run for President again

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. business mogul Donald Trump has threatened to spend millions of dollars on a presidential run if the Republicans fail to nominate a strong candidate.
Trump to speak at Iowa Republican event

Trump to speak at Iowa Republican event

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 23 (UPI) -- Donald Trump, who has made noises about running for president, will speak at an Iowa Republican dinner in June, the party says.

Byzantine olive press found in Israel

AKKO, Israel, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- An ancient olive press dating from the Byzantine period was found at an archeological dig in the Western Galilee area of northern Israel, excavators said.

British TV star Beadle back in hospital

LONDON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Jeremy Beadle's agent has confirmed the British television personality is in a London hospital where he is being treated for pneumonia.

States make progress in high school reform

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- A quarter of all U.S. states are requiring tougher graduation requirements for high school, a survey released Wednesday indicates.

Florence Renaissance doors to tour U.S.

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- An exhibit of ornate bronze door panels created by Renaissance sculptor Lorenzo Ghiberti will be displayed in the United States this spring.

Drug errors most likely in radiology

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Harmful medication errors are seven times as likely in a radiology department as other areas of a hospital, a U.S. drug industry standards group says.

Online porn mogul nabbed in Mexico

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- An online porn mogul who disappeared and never made good on a $65 million court judgment against him is back in the United States.

U.S. Army shuts down Iraq medic's blog

MOSUL, Iraq, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A U.S. Army doctor in Iraq has been ordered to shut down his Internet diary, or blog, on claims it contravened a breach of unspecified regulations.

Study: High school exit exams are too easy

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- A Washington educational think tank issued a report Wednesday saying that exit exams for high school seniors around the nation are not tough enough.

Health Tips ... from UPI

Mexican Americans have a greater stroke risk, the level of depression can affect stroke chances and other news of modern health.
DAVID J. KENT, United Press International

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20 years on, U.S. education still at risk

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- Twenty years after the ominously titled "A Nation at Risk" report, a panel of experts agreed that American education still is deficient but disagreed about the
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