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Today marks a crucial day in the presidential race. Voters in five states — Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio — head to the polls. On the Republican side, Ted Cruz hopes to become the undisputed alternative to front-runner Donald Trump, while Marco Rubio and John Kasich desperately need to prove their viability in their home states of Florida and Ohio, respectively. Both states are winner-take-all and carry a big haul of delegates. For the Democrats, Bernie Sanders hopes to repeat his performance in Michigan, where he scored an upset win over front-runner Hillary Clinton.
First-ever dissolving heart stent gets FDA review– The FDA meets today to review a first-of-a-kind heart stent that dissolves into the body after helping to clear fat-clogged arteries. The Absorb stent, already sold in Europe, is made of a degradable material that’s designed to stay intact and release medicine for a year, then break down over the next two year— An alternative to permanent, metal implants that have long been used to treat narrowing arteries that can lead to heart attack and death. A positive opinion from the panel, while not binding, would bring Absorb one step closer to the U.S. market.
A criminal investigation is under way after a video surfaced online showing a man urinating on a Kellogg factory assembly line. The company says it learned of the video Friday and immediately alerted law enforcement authorities and regulators. A criminal investigation is being conducted. The graphic video shows a man urinating on an assembly line, then panning to a sign with the Kellogg logo. Kellogg said its own investigation determined the video was recorded at its Memphis, Tenn., factory in 2014. ‘It is important to note that any products that could be potentially impacted would be very limited and past their expiration dates,’ the company said. It says the products that were potentially impacted include Rice Krispies Treats, granola clusters used in some products and puffed rice treats that it no longer makes. ‘We are outraged by this completely unacceptable situation, and we will work closely with authorities to prosecute to the full extent of the law,’ the company said.
Ladies, if you feel like hitting the snooze button this morning, there’s a scientific reason for that According to Woman’s Day, a recent study found that women need to sleep about 20 minutes longer than men. The reason is because women’s brains are wired differently. Positive Prep
Witnesses tell Snohomish County deputies a woman was abducted off the street, but no one reported missing yet.