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Miss America Pageant Scraps Swimsuit Competition

WHAT’S BEING CLAIMED: Miss America organization executives have announced on Tuesday that the pageant will no longer judge contestants on their physical appearance. The event overhaul is credited to the…

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Traces of Opioids Found in Mussels Off Seattle Waters

WHAT’S BEING CLAIMED: Scientists discovered that the oxycodone in Puget Sound has contaminated shellfish tissue, having detected traces of opioids in the local waters’ mussels. Mussels are filter feeders which…

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