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Three arrested in theft of TV from St. Pete Wal-Mart

Three arrested in theft of TV from St. Pete Wal-Mart

Three people accused of stealing a 60-inch TV from a Wal-Mart are facing grand theft charges, the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said.
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Hyperbaric oxygen shows promise against fibromyalgia

Hyperbaric oxygen shows promise against fibromyalgia

Researchers in Israel and Texas say a series of treatments in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber led to improvements for a group of women suffering from fibromyalgia.
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Bacteria is source of cancer-fighter from marine invertebrate

Bacteria is source of cancer-fighter from marine invertebrate

For more than 45 years researchers have known that a compound extracted from a marine invertebrate has the ability to fight certain forms of cancer. What has been less certain is the exact source of that compound, making large-scale production of a a...
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Green Column: The ins and outs of Nasdaq Sustainability Index

The Nasdaq OMX Group and CRD Analytics have announced the results of the semiannual re-ranking of the Nasdaq OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index, reports the online newsletter Environmental Leader.
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FDOT, Geico set sights on distracted driving

TAMPA — In yet another effort to re-focus distracted drivers, the Florida Department of Transportation has formed a partnership with Geico Insurance to post “Safe Phone Zone” signs at rest stops and other pull-overs throughout th...
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Jolly wants offshore drilling ban extended through 2027

Rep. David Jolly filed legislation to extend a ban on oil drilling off Florida’s Gulf coast through 2027.
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U.S. consumer bureau tackling college loan debt

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced last month it was taking on consumer complaints about student loans. The agency set up a website, asking for student stories in its comment section.
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Molecular therapy reverses cell mutations in heart failure

Molecular therapy reverses cell mutations in heart failure

Gene therapy can clip out genetic material linked to heart failure and replace it with the normal gene in human cardiac cells, according to a study led by Mount Sinai researchers.
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Bacterial protein seen calming inflammatory gut ailments

Bacterial protein seen calming inflammatory gut ailments

An altered bacterium being developed by researchers at the University of Florida and collaborators in North Carolina is about to get an early stage clinical test.
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FSU scientist creates foam with unusual property

FSU scientist creates foam with unusual property

TALLAHASSEE — Foam. We wear it. We sit on it. We sleep on it. We even use it to protect ourselves.
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