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Seattle Takes HIV+ Man to Court

Seattle man 'AO' must get treatment, counseling

(Newser) - A Seattle court has taken what the Post-Intelligencer calls an "unusual move" to stop a man accused of infecting at least eight people with HIV from further spreading the disease. Hospital staff had advised the man, referred to as "AO," of safe-sex practices and told him to... More »

6 Boys Knock Out Guard, Escape Juvenile Hall

But helicopter search team spots them hours later

(Newser) - Six teenage boys fought the law, and the law won: They briefly escaped from a juvenile detention center in Washington state last night after knocking out a female staff member, but all were captured early today in nearby woods, authorities said. The King County Sheriff's department said it received... More »

Wealthy Americans Migrating South: IRS Data

Good weather, low taxes lure rich, even during recession

(Newser) - Wealthy Americans are on the move, largely to the low-income-tax havens of the Sunbelt. A new Forbes analysis of IRS data from 2008 shows Collier County, Fla., at the head of the pack, picking up 15,150 new residents with an average income of $76,161—compared to $26,128... More »

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