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Heat Guidelines Help Keep Young Athletes Cool

A coalition of sports medicine organizations has created guidelines to prevent high school football players from getting heat stroke, but so far only a handful of states have signed on.
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Gov. Haley Gets Prime-Time Convention Speaking Slot

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will take center stage at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday night. Haley was an early backer of presidential candidate Mitt Romney, to the displeasure of the Tea Party.
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On Remote Island, The Dead Are Buried Far And Wide

With dense forests and rugged beauty, Grindstone Island is a favorite summer getaway for visitors — and some of them never want to leave. The island near the Canadian border has one official cemetery, but locals say that hundreds of people are buried there, in unofficial gravesites.
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Helping Foster Kids Even After Adoption

The U.S. adoption system was set up to place babies, but today the vast majority of adoptions are of older children in foster care. Many have experienced trauma, but advocates say there's little support to help families cope with that.

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