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America's housing policy: The definition of insanity - NC_Tigah
[quote][b]Yahoo Finance[/b] [b]America's housing policy: The definition of insanity[/b] [i]By Aaron Task 4 hours ago[/i] If the definition of insanity is "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result," then clearly Albert Einstein is not responsible for America's...


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Pimco banking chief expects 18 lenders to fail ECB stress test - NC_Tigah
[quote]Reuters Oct 22, 2014 715am LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Pimco's head of global banking, Philippe Bodereau, said he expects 18 banks to fail a stress test of regional lenders when results are published by the European Central Bank on Sunday. Bodereau, who runs $4.3 billion in the Pimco...


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Cashin: The worst Monday of all, nearly 30 years on - NC_Tigah
More historical than financial, but I thought some here would enjoy the retrospective. [quote]On the 27th anniversary of Black Monday on Oct. 19, 1987, market veteran Art Cashin, now the director of floor operations at UBS, recalls in vivid detail how the event transpired: On this day in 1987 (th...


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Who To Blame When You Get Ebola: A CDC Guide For Healthcare Workers - NC_Tigah
Pretty Funny stuff from the Happy Hospitalist Blog [quote][b]Who To Blame When You Get Ebola: A CDC Guide For Healthcare Workers[/b] Atlanta, GA -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced new flowchart guidelines Monday to help healthcare workers understand who they coul...


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2nd health care worker tests positive for Ebola at Dallas hospital - NC_Tigah
[quote] [b]CNN 2nd health care worker tests positive for Ebola at Dallas hospital[/b] [i]By Holly Yan, CNN updated 6:06 AM EDT, Wed October 15, 2014[/i] A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for Ebola, the state...


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Dr. Manny Alvarez calls for CDC Director Frieden to resign - NC_Tigah
Happening right now on O'Reilly Apparently Alvarez made similar statements yesterday.[quote]Right now, I’m not as afraid of Ebola as I am of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency held a press conference Monday to provide an update on the transmission of Ebola to a nu...


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Who is Nina Pham? -- Ebola Puts Conscientious Nurse In The Spotlight - NC_Tigah
[quote][img]https://politicalplatform.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/new-york-times.jpg?w=593[/img] [b]Ebola Puts Nina Pham, a Nurse Unaccustomed to the Spotlight, in Its Glare[/b] [i]By Jack Healy Oct. 13, 2014[/i] DALLAS — Nina Pham spends her days in isolation inside the same hospital where ...


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Never let a crisis . . . We'd Have An Ebola Vaccine If Not For Budget Cuts - NC_Tigah
[b]Never let a crisis go to waste![/b][quote][b]HuffPost[/b] [b]Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts: NIH Director[/b] [i]by Sam Stein Updated: 10/13/2014 4 hours ago[/i] BETHESDA, Md. -- As the federal government frantically works to combat the Ebola outb...


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Okay, a little Ebola Levity. Macy's stock is down. Message Board Knows Why. - NC_Tigah
[quote][b]Macy's, Inc. (M) -NYSE ? Watchlist 55.66 Down 1.02(1.80%) 2:44PM EDT - Nasdaq Real Time Price Macy's, Inc. Message Board[/b] All clothes that have been tried on or retuned should be treated as HAZARD to the public [i]4 hours ago by nystock2010 0/0 0 4 hours ago[/i] Have the Da...


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CDC head slammed for blaming nurse infected with Ebola - NC_Tigah
[quote][img]http://www.drjplasticsurgery.com/images/stories/files/reuters.gif[/img] [b]CDC head slammed for blaming nurse infected with Ebola[/b] [i]By Julie Steenhuysen October 13, 2014[/i] Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, made the decla...


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Details of Duncan's Hospital Course During His Lost Fight with Ebola - NC_Tigah
[quote]Despite five days of intensive treatment, Thomas Eric Duncan's condition was deteriorating. Then, suddenly on the afternoon of Oct. 2, came a hopeful sign. Duncan was hungry. Nurses at a Texas hospital raised the 45-year-old welder from Liberia into a sitting position and gave him a pac...


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Woman in route to see her dying mother forgets to wear seatbelt . . . - NC_Tigah
[quote][img]http://www.housecommunications.com/pub_logos/chicagotribune.png[/img] [b]Hammond police sued over use of Taser during traffic stop[/b] [i]By Quinn Ford, Tribune reporter October 7, 2014[/i] The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 24 when Lisa Mahone was pulled over as sh...


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Ebola screenings begin today at JFK - NC_Tigah
[quote][b]Ebola screenings begin today at JFK; four more airports start Monday[/b] [i]By Jen Christensen and Joe Sutton, CNN October 11, 2014[/i] (CNN) -- Health screenings to help prevent the spread of Ebola begin Saturday for some travelers to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport....


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Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval 39%. Virtually identical to 'W' in Oct'06 - NC_Tigah
Obama Factor in 2014 Vote Similar to 2010 [b]As in 2010, more say they will vote to oppose rather than support him [/b][i]by Jeffrey M. Jones[/i] PRINCETON, NJ -- Registered voters are more likely to view their choice of candidate in this year's midterm elections as a message of opposition (32%...


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"Free" Obamacare Birth Control actually can cost $9000.00 - Slams Patients! - NC_Tigah
[quote][img]http://americaninsights.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/AI-Charlotte-Observer.png[/img] [b]Hidden costs for ‘fully covered’ care can slam patients’ wallets[/b] [i]By Ann Doss Helms Oct. 09, 2014[/i] Jennifer Moxley of Charlotte had her children early, so when she had problems with...


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There Has Been No Ebola Screening At US Airports! None! - NC_Tigah
Just to clear up [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/display.aspx?sp=52798240&s=2&p=52791353#52798240)]some apparent confusion[/link] about the "screening" of Liberian arrivals at US airports. [quote]Speaking to HLN on Monday, Cohen described what happened when she was going through customs...


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Well, seems 7 of the 10 "high risk" Dallas Ebola contacts are healthcare workers - NC_Tigah
The girlfriend and her two kids, along with 7 healthcare workers. Straight from the CDC Director's mouth this am. Here's a related link.[quote]Dallas (CNN) -- Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States, is now in critical condition, a Texas Health Presbyterian Hosp...


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Confronting Ebola: A virologist in Liberia's hot zone (InsideScience Magazine) - NC_Tigah
[quote][img]http://news.sciencemag.org/sites/all/themes/news_interim/img/logo-science-aaas.svg[/img] [b]Confronting Ebola: A virologist in Liberia's hot zone[/b] [i]By Kai Kupferschmidt 17 September 2014[/i] Virologist Heinz Feldmann has spent most of his career studying the deadly Ebola vi...


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Is Jeremiah Wright a Former Muslim? - NC_Tigah
I had not heard this previously. Not that it matters a great deal, but interesting this would not have been more prominently mentioned, if true.[quote]After many lectures like this, Obama decided to take a second look at Wright's church. Older pastors warned him that Trinity was for "Buppies"--bla...


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Grass Kills! Kevin Ward Jr. was racing while high. Tony Stewart exonerated. - NC_Tigah
[quote]Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not face charges in the death of fellow driver driver Kevin Ward Jr, after fatally hitting the 20-year-old in a race last month. Ward was hit and killed in a horrifying crash that was caught on film, but a grand jury decided today not to bring...


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