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January 15, 2013
More than 60 students at Drexel Preparatory Academy have been treated at local hospitals.
Vanderbilt Children's Medical Center has 40 patients who are being treated for carbon monoxide poisoning.
A malfunctioning heating system at the White's Creek area charter school is believed to have caused the problem.
On Monday several students began complaining of headaches, and others were vomiting.
Students have been wearing oxygen masks as they recover from their symptoms.
Vanderbilt Dr. Donna Seger says if a student has not shown any symptoms by now, he or she is most likely in the clear.
Most of the students at Vanderbilt Children's should be allowed to return home today.
HVAC repairmen have been working at Drexel Prep this morning to repair the problem.
Drexel Prep canceled its classes on Tuesday.
Classes are also canceled on Wednesday as workers continue to repair the heating system. Drexel Prep plans to reopen on Thursday.
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Tuesday, January 22 2013, 05:56 PM CST
Ky. veteran killed in Afghanistan blast
May 17, 2013 23:53 GMT
FORT THOMAS, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky veteran who was working as a civilian contractor in Afghanistan has died in an explosion in Kabul that killed at least 15 people including six Americans.
The father of 26-year-old Michael Robert Bradford of Fort Thomas said his son was smart, good in different sports and about to become a father.
Gary "Moose" Bradford, also of Fort Thomas, told The Kentucky Enquirer (http://bit.ly/12i0nVO ) he found about his son's death from Michael Bradford's wife, Sasha, on Thursday afternoon. He said he was in total disbelief.
The couple's first child is due in a few weeks.
Two American soldiers were killed along with four American civilian contractors with DynCorp International, based in Falls Church, Va.
Other survivors include his mother, Linda Bradford of Johnson City, Tenn.
Information from: The Kentucky Enquirer, http://www.nky.com
Gauge of US economy's future health up in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A measure of the U.S. economy's future health rose in solidly in April, buoyed by a sharp rise in applications to build new homes and apartments.
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.