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Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) -- Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases....
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Experts examine bones as Spain hunts for Cervantes' remains

MADRID (AP) -- Forensic experts began excavating graves and examining bones Saturday in a tiny chapel in Madrid, hoping to solve the centuries-old mystery of exactly where the great Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes was laid to rest....
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NASA spacecraft almost to Pluto: Smile for the camera!

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- It's showtime for Pluto....
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Art embraces science in new British play 'Oppenheimer'

LONDON (AP) -- Suddenly, science is sexy. With Benedict Cumberbatch nominated for multiple trophies as Alan Turing and Eddie Redmayne turning heads as Stephen Hawking, young British actors playing scientists are all the rage this awards season....
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School: Sea otter conceived in wild is 1st born in captivity

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- A sea otter impregnated in the wild has given birth at the University of California, Santa Cruz, allowing researchers a rare look at a nursing mother....
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Settlements reached in so-called 'hot fuel' litigation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Twenty-eight oil companies and retailers have agreed to settle litigation claiming customers were knowingly overcharged when gas station fuel temperatures rose, plaintiffs announced Friday....
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Breached pipeline that spilled oil lies exposed on riverbed

GLENDIVE, Mont. (AP) -- Sonar indicates part of an underground pipeline that spilled almost 40,000 gallons of oil into Montana's Yellowstone River and fouled a local water supply is exposed on the riverbed....
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Measles outbreak casts spotlight on anti-vaccine movement

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A major measles outbreak traced to Disneyland has brought criticism down on the small but vocal movement among parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children....
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Navy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoys

SEATTLE (AP) -- The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water....
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Magnificent blue glow of Hong Kong seas also disturbing

Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong's seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic, marine biologists say....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with Reverend Sharpton that action should be taken against the Academy Awards before or during the February 22nd Academy Award Show? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
No:
99%
Yes:
1%
Total Votes: 18,707

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Should states eliminate the op-out personal waiver and require all school children to be vaccinated?

No:
58%
Yes:
42%
Total Votes: 20,185