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Black vultures are roosting and eating animals alive

Jun. 28, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — They'll devour slimy newborn calves, full-grown ewes and lambs alive by pecking them to death. First the eyes, then the tongue, then every last shred of flesh. And there isn't much defense against black vultures and turkey vultures, both of which are federally protected and cannot be...

$11M grant seeks to prevent cervical cancer in Appalachia

Jun. 10, 2019 12:15 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Cancer Institute has gifted 10 Appalachian health systems a total of $11 million for cervical cancer prevention programs. News outlets report the grant was announced last week in collaboration with the West Virginia University Cancer Institute, Ohio State University,...