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2010-03-03 13:16:57

ST. LOUIS "“ In the last month, Anthony Scalzo, M.D., professor of toxicology at Saint Louis University, has seen nearly 30 cases involving teenagers who were experiencing hallucinations, severe agitation, elevated heart rate and blood pressure, vomiting and, in some cases, tremors and seizures. All of these teens had smoked a dangerous, yet legal substance known as K2 or "fake weed." According to Scalzo, K2, an unregulated mixture of dried herbs, is growing in popularity because it is...

2008-07-24 09:00:48

Times are tough. Gas prices are soaring, paying for heating oil is a challenge, food prices are rising, the housing market is sluggish. Please consider my suggestion for a way to escape (at least temporarily) from the many burdens that plague our lives these days. Your spirits will surely be lifted by attending a concert tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Gilmanton Community Church on Route 140 in Gilmanton Ironworks. The MacDonald Family Singers will astound you with their uplifting message,...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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