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Harmony Elizabeth Sparks charity drive supporting Ronald McDonald House

GRESHAM, S.C. – Two-year old Harmony Elizabeth Sparks and her mother Nina Sparks have been hitting the road for several months back and forth to Charleston’s Medical University of South Carolina, seek

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Politics

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

CINCINNATI — National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U.S. cities during a conference this week that will draw some top Democratic and Republican politicians courting minority suppo



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Sports

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

NEW YORK — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their



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Finance

Seeking to ease threats, SEC is poised to end $1 a share for some riskier money-market funds

Regulators are expected to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds — at least for some money funds used by big investors.



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Health

Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on Health-Law Subsidies

Two U.S. appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on whether consumers can receive subsidies for health coverage purchased on insurance exchanges established by the federal government, clouding implementation of a major component of the Obama administration's signature health care law.



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