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at 13:44 on August 27, 2016, EDT.

Does China still harvest organs of executed? Doctors divided

BEIJING — A Canadian patient's receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the organ likely came from the body of an executed prisoner.

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at 12:05 on August 27, 2016, EDT.

Shaftsbury water tests reveal minimal chemical contamination

SHAFTSBURY, Vt. — Gov. Peter Shumlin says testing of drinking water wells near the closed Shaftsbury landfill in Vermont show minimal contamination from a potentially cancer causing chemical.

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at 21:02 on August 26, 2016, EDT.

150 rally at Saskatchewan legislature over cuts to disability payments

SASKATOON — About 150 people rallied at Saskatoon city hall Friday in protest of cuts to a provincial program that provides money for disabled people.

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at 19:07 on August 26, 2016, EDT.

Photo of separated elderly couple draws attention to bed shortage in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Every time the elevator doors open at Wolfram Gottschalk's care home and he sees his wife of 62 years, the couple's granddaughter says he always reacts the same way.

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at 18:02 on August 26, 2016, EDT.

Diagnostic images of patients in Saskatoon lost in archives: health region

SASKATOON — The Saskatoon Health Region says diagnostic images have been lost for 206 patients.

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