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Emily Schmall

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Home Where Ebola Patient Stayed Awaits Cleaning

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2014 | 12:15 PM

DALLAS (AP) — A hazardous-materials crew planned to return Friday to a Texas apartment where the U.S. Ebola patient stayed to collect bed sheets and towels used by the infected man before he was hospitalized.

The family living in the apartment has been confined to their home under armed guard...

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Another Texas City Recycles Wastewater For Drinking During Severe Drought

(1) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 5:46 PM

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — As much of Texas grapples with lingering drought, a second city in the Lone Star State has begun reusing treated wastewater in a state-approved recycling process to bolster drinking supplies.

Wichita Falls, near the Oklahoma border, on Wednesday began reusing millions of gallons of water...

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Open Sewers Challenge Cholera Treatment Efforts in Haiti

(9) Comments | Posted December 1, 2010 | 10:39 PM

Port-au-Prince -- At night the roads in the capital of Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, are dark except for the moon, the stars and the spontaneous methane fires of burning trash.

The acrid scent of raw sewage is the pungent threat of disease. The escalating cholera epidemic...

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Allegations of Fraud and Corruption Mar Haiti Elections (SLIDESHOW)

(5) Comments | Posted November 28, 2010 | 2:09 PM

Port-au-Prince - In a crowded classoom in the Cite Soleil slum, Cloudier Pierre-Louis' ballot was snatched out of her hand, quickly marked and stuffed into a ballot box, one incident among many that led a dozen Haitian presidential candidates to denounce the elections and call for the arrest of President...

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Haiti Elections: Despite Spectre Of Violence, Citizens Are Eager To Vote (PHOTOS)

(15) Comments | Posted November 28, 2010 | 10:15 AM

Port-au-Prince - The spectre of violence hung in the air like a storm cloud on the eve of Haiti's general elections, threatening to shatter an unusually calm campaign season, with two of the frontrunners alleging assasination attempts and the country's most popular party kept off the ballot.

Michel Martelly,...

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