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LOUISIANA 2ND LEAST STRESS STATE

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hawaii residents remained the least likely in the U.S. to say they felt stressed on any given day in 2012, at 32.1%. West Virginia residents, on average, were the most likely to report feeling stress, at 47.1%. These state-level data are based on daily surveys conducted from January through December 2012 and [...]

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Baggy pants made illegal in Louisiana Parish

TERREBONNE PARISH, LA. – If you’re a fan of saggy  pants,  avoid Terrebonne Parish, LA as the trend there is now  illegal. The Terrebonne Parish council recently voted to outlaw saggy pants, vowing to  fine anyone caught with their pants drooping below their waist. First time offenders will reportedly be fined $50, while a second [...]

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Russia offers help with probe into Boston bombings

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his country’s assistance in investigating bombings in Boston that killed 3 and injured more than 140 people. Putin said in a condolences note published on the Kremlin’s website Tuesday that the international community should come together to fight terrorism. Putin said Russia “would be ready to [...]

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Aid groups: US should send CASH, not food, abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food aid groups are urging the Obama administration to overhaul the way the United States helps starving people abroad. The White House will not say whether Obama’s budget proposal, scheduled to come out next week, will seek to change the way foreign food aid is distributed. But food aid groups, farm groups [...]

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3.9 tons of marijuana confiscated by Texas Highway Patrol

For highway patrol officers, there’s no such thing as a routine traffic stop. That adage was again proven true when a Texas Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a gas tanker to perform a routine visual inspection and discovered the tanker was carrying 3.9 tons of marijuana. It’s unclear how the trooper was able to make [...]

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