SSM cuts nearly 600 jobs in 4 states

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis-based Catholic-sponsored health care system is cutting 586 jobs in four states, including 206 in the St. Louis …

Tulsa’s rose bushes dying from virus

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Rose experts say a virus borne by wind-blown mites has infected a number of plants in the region, including Tulsa’s Muni…

NJ school closes after norovirus outbreak

EAGLESWOOD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Officials have closed an elementary school in southern New Jersey because of a norovirus outbreak. More tha…

1st cases of flu reported in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The first flu has been reported in South Dakota for the season. The Department of Health says three influenza cases have…