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Solid preliminary ratings for Trump on SNL

Solid preliminary ratings for Trump on SNL

NEW YORK (AP) – The early ratings are in for Donald Trump’s appearance on “SNL” and they’re solid, but not “HUGE.” Preliminary Nielsen ratings measuring households in 56 U.S. markets gave the “Saturday Night Live” episode its highest rating since only January 2012. Basketball great Charles Barkley was host that night. The Republican presidential hopeful’s…

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No whining: Christie shrugs off boot from debate main stage

No whining: Christie shrugs off boot from debate main stage

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Chris Christie will miss out on the main stage at this week’s GOP debate, but you won’t catch the New Jersey governor complaining about it. Fox Business Network said last week that Christie didn’t have the poll numbers needed to qualify for Tuesday’s prime-time debate. The announcement came as Christie appeared…

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Campus protestors claim “safe space,” Media declare “public space”

Campus protestors claim “safe space,” Media declare “public space”

[View the story “Campus protestors claim “safe space,” Media declare “public space”” on Storify] Photo credit: @JamalAndress/Twitter   [View the story “Campus protestors attempt to protect “safe space” from reporters” on Storify]

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Person-centered health care focuses on patient as individual

Person-centered health care focuses on patient as individual

CHICAGO (AP) — A new model for health care is intended to promote a shift toward a system where doctors treat people — rather than symptoms. This individualized approach is called “person-centered care” or “patient-centered care,” and is based on the concept that costs can be reined in by preventing expensive emergency room visits. It’s…

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