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Newspaper: Oklahoma gun deaths rose as firearms access grew |  Health and Fitness

Newspaper: Oklahoma gun deaths rose as firearms access grew | Health and Fitness

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gun deaths in Oklahoma have increased since a “permitless carry” law allowing people over the age of 21 to carry a gun without a permit or training went into effect in 2019, according to a newspaper’s review of data. The Oklahoman analyzed state medical examiner data and found that Oklahoma has …

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Illinois governor’s race is also battle among billionaires |  Health, Med.  & Fitness

Illinois governor’s race is also battle among billionaires | Health, Med. & Fitness

By SARA BURNETT and JOHN O’CONNOR – Associated Press WAUCONDA, Ill. (AP) — The race to be Illinois’ next governor is also a battle among billionaires, including two whose names won’t appear on Tuesday’s primary ballot. Republican candidates Darren Bailey, who as a state lawmaker fought pandemic measures such as mask mandates, and former prosecutor …

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Race to Replace Cigarettes Is Heating Up

Race to Replace Cigarettes Is Heating Up

American smokers trying to quit have a choice between vapes, nicotine pouches and—a more recent introduction—heated tobacco sticks. Cigarette companies have a lot riding on which way they turn. Today, vaping is the preferred alternative to smoking in the US Reynolds American owner British American Tobacco BTI -1.41% expects it to stay that way, arguing …

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Crushing Tech Innovation Will Weaken US Competitiveness With China

Crushing Tech Innovation Will Weaken US Competitiveness With China

Text size Innovation and economic success among tech companies, which are crucial to maintaining competitiveness with China, are in danger of being kneecapped by recent legislative efforts. Dreamstime About the authors: Bill Evanina is founder and CEO of the Evanina Group and serves on the Advisory Board of the National Security Institute at George Mason …

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Revlon, beauty icon in crowded market, files for bankruptcy |  Associated Press

Revlon, beauty icon in crowded market, files for bankruptcy | Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Revlon, a cosmetics maker that broke racial barriers and dictated beauty trends for much of the last century, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company has been a mainstay on store shelves since its founding 90 years ago in New York City as it oversaw a stable of household …

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