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Mixed feelings on start of Austin plastic bag ban

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A plastic bag ban has officially started in Austin after the city’s $850,000, yearlong ad campaign designed to educate consumers and businesses. The bags officially disappeared from stores Friday, but...


Vt. lye victim gets new face at Boston hospital

By Bridget Murphy, Associated Press — BOSTON — Loved ones knew it was her at the hospital when they saw her teeth. Carmen Blandin Tarleton’s face was unrecognizable after the lye attack, burned away...