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• One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.• Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women.• Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women.• Each year it is estimated that over 220,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 will die.• Although breast cancer in men is rare, an estimated 2,150 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 410 will die each year.

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By Shayne LooperMore Content NowFor months a company called A.R.M. has been calling our home phone. When we see their name on caller I.D., we let it ring. We’re fed up with calls from survey ­takers, fund­raisers and political haymakers.

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President Barack Obama today will announce new climate change rules during an address to the United Nations Climate Summit. Obama will release an executive order that calls on federal groups to take into consideration climate change when creating...

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Tom Cruise still might be one of the world's most famous movie stars, but his public profile has never...

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For the first 62 minutes of the game, the Blue Springs South boys soccer team was snake-bitten.Whether it was a perfectly placed flip throw from Jared Ray being knocked away, a shot hitting off the crossbar or a sensational stop from Blue...

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An administrative law judge has upheld the citation of an Independence post office in connection with a letter carrier’s death in 2012.John Watzlawick of Blue Springs, who had been with the U.S. Postal Service for 28 years,...

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Today is the first day of autumn. Time was, a lot of folks used to be overcome with bouts of sneezing and runny noses this time of year, which always occurred when the hay was being harvested. It became known as "hay fever". We now...

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