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Number Of Undocumented Mexican Immigrants In The U.S. Declines

The number of Mexican immigrants in the U.S. without legal status has declined sharply over the past decade.  For the first time, Mexican immigrants no longer make up the majority of that category, according to an estimate by the Pew Research Center Wednesday. However, the number of undocumented Central Americans is increasing — from 1.5 million in 2007 to 1.9 million in 2017, the study found. ...Read more

JUUL Offers $7.5 Million Grant To Sponsor Vaping Research

JUUL Labs is sponsoring independent research on the impact of electronic cigarettes and vaping devices through a $7.5 million grant to a Nashville medical college. Meharry Medical College announced last week it will launch a new Center for the Study of Social Determinants of Health.  The center will examine the social factors that influence public health and well being related to the emerging prevalence of e-cigarettes. ...Read more

St. Louis Woman Falls To Death While Recording Argument With Husband

A woman was recording an argument with her husband on her cell phone when she fell to her death in a St. Louis parking garage. Earlier this month, Allissa Martin was found dead on the ramp of a parking garage near Busch Stadium on June 2, according to a probable cause statement. Martin’s husband, Bradley Jenkins, was arrested and charged with one count of third-degree domestic assault following the incident and was held on $100,000 cash bond. ...Read more