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December 19, 2016 View email in browser

Reforms urged after Tribune drug interactions report

Citing a Tribune investigation into dangerous drug interactions, the head of the nation’s top association of pharmacy regulators is urging states to enact tough laws to require pharmacists to counsel patients when they pick up medications.

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Frigid cold nears record set over 30 years ago

O’Hare recorded a temperature of minus 13 degrees between 4 and 5 a.m. Monday, according to meteorologist Matt Friedlein. The record for Dec. 19 was minus 14 degrees in 1983.

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Packers stun Bears with field goal to win as time expires

The Bears (3-11) are on course for their worst year since the NFL schedule expanded to 16 games in 1978.

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Electoral College to make Donald Trump win official

Electors are set to gather in every state Monday to formally elect Donald Trump president even as anti-Trump forces try one last time to deny him the presidency.

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Aleppo evacuation resumes as shaky cease-fire holds

A fragile cease-fire was back on in Syria on Monday, as buses resumed evacuating those still remaining in eastern Aleppo following days of delays.

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The word of the year is surreal, Merriam-Webster says

Meaning “marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream,” or “unbelievable, fantastic,” the word joins Oxford’s “post-truth” and’s “xenophobia” as the year’s top choices.

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Zsa Zsa Gabor, jet-setting Hungarian actress, dies at 99

Zsa Zsa Gabor, the last surviving Gabor sister, had been in declining health for years. She died Sunday of a heart attack at 99.

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Woman has baby using ovary tissue she had frozen at 9

The 24-year-old woman from Dubai is believed to be the first in the world to deliver a baby after having frozen ovary tissue before puberty.

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