News Summary: Tainted food sickens 350 in Japan

MEAL TO FORGET: More than 350 people have been sickened across Japan after eating frozen food products including pizza and lasagna that may have been tainted with a pes……

Report: Neb. prisons missed trouble signs in man

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new state report says prison officials should have done more to get treatment for a former inmate charged with killing four people in Omaha within we……

The difficult journey of a mastectomy patient

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — Once Natalie Blumberg made the challenging decision to have her uterus, ovaries and both of her breasts removed, she thought the hard part was over.……

Georgia editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: Jan. 7 Rome (Ga.) News-Tribune on off to the races: The upcoming General Assembly session is almost predictable, a rarity……

BC-OR–Oregon News Coverage Advisory, OR

Editors, news directors: Good morning. Here’s a look at how AP’s news coverage is shaping up today in Oregon. Questions about today’s coverage pl……

Feds crack down on 4 bogus weight loss aids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Makers of a weight loss additive called Sensa will return more than $26 million to consumers to settle federal charges that the company used deceptiv……

BC-AL–Alabama News Coverage Advisory, AL

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news covering is shaping up today in Alabama. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome a……

Pittsburgh rabbi denies botching circumcision

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh rabbi has denied botching a circumcision in response to a lawsuit filed by a couple who claim their 8-day-old infant required reconstru……

Health officials: Brevard Co. woman dies of flu

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Brevard County Health Department officials say a woman in her 30s has died of the flu. Florida Today (http://on.flatoday.com/1cW7NWO ) report……

BC-VA–Virginia News Coverage Advisory, VA

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Virginia. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome……