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The Republican presidential field for 2016 is growing quickly, as Sen. Lindsey Graham joins the race Monday. ‘I’m running because I think the world is falling apart,’ he has said. The South Carolina senator’s record of working with Democrats was a liability in his re-election race last year, but he’s promoting it as an asset this time. ‘In my view, Democrats and Republicans work together too little. And I would try to change that if I got to be president.’
New study reveals early aging in veterans’ brains–Department of Veterans Affairs scientists have discovered signs of early aging in the brains of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans caught near roadside bomb explosions, even among those who felt nothing from the blast. Scientists say more research is needed to understand the impact such changes in the brain may have on behavior and disease. If you are or live with a veteran—may be worth getting this checked out.
Extra cell phone enforcement kicks off this week--Anyone caught texting or talking on a phone without a hands-free device will get a $124 fine.