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  • Obituary for woman with opioid addiction inspires donations

    A powerful obituary for a Vermont woman with opioid addiction has inspired more than 100 donations to a local recovery center from around the country and as far away as Denmark. The family of 30-year-old Madelyn Ellen Linsenmeir posted an obituary for her after she died Oct. 7 that appeared...

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  • Warring staffers? Some strategies for restoring the peace

    When staffers at a small business can't get along, many owners find that telling them "cut it out" doesn't necessarily work. Owners need to get involved when there's ongoing conflict that disrupts the workplace and threatens productivity. Ideally, an owner encourages staffers to resolve...

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  • The Latest: More charges against California surgeon, friend

    The Latest on a California surgeon and a girlfriend accused of drugging and sexually assaulting victims (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Prosecutors say there are five additional victims in the case of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and...

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  • Company owners need to step in when staffers can't get along

    When four of Zach Hendrix's staffers couldn't get along or even speak to one another, he tried talking, cajoling and negotiating with them. But nothing worked. He couldn't fire any of the staffers — they're too critical to the success of GreenPal, a business that helps homeowners find lawn...

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  • Mexico's vaquita porpoise gets new chance; 6 sighted

    Experts want to enclose a small area of the Gulf of California where the critically endangered vaquita porpoise remains after they sighted about a half dozen of the elusive creatures in September. One was a mother with her second new calf in two years. Vaquitas usually only reproduce once...

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  • AP Sources: Astros sent second person to get near Indians

    The Astros' current one-game deficit in the AL Championship isn't their only postseason issue. Major League Baseball is investigating two incidents involving someone with the team using a cellphone to take photographs of the visiting dugouts in Cleveland and Boston during games this...

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