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LEGISLATION SIGNED ON THIS DAY IN 1970

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On this day in 1970, President Richard Nixon signs legislation
officially banning cigarette ads on television and radio. Nixon,
who was an avid pipe smoker, indulging in as many as eight
bowls a day, supported the legislation at the increasing
insistence of public health advocates.

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PARKINSON’S IS TAKING SINGERS VOICE

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(Fox News) – Crooner Linda Ronstadt (above) is losing her voice to Parkinson’s disease. The 72 year old singer revealed that her voice started to go as early as 2000, though she didn’t reveal her Parkinson’s diagnosis to the world until 2013
and didn’t stop performing until 2009. She will be inducted into the 2014 Rock
and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10 at the Barclays Center in New York.

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Linda Ronstadt during her early career.

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REVIEWING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry (left) addressing a press
conference on the release of the 1964 Report on Smoking and
Health.

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Alexander Hamilton  (January 11, 1757 – July 12, 1804)

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ESTABLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1930

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The establishment of the Veterans Administration (VA) came in 1930
when Congress authorized the president to "consolidate and coordinate
Government activities affecting war veterans". The three component
agencies became bureaus within the Veterans Administration. Brigadier
General
Frank T. Hines, who directed the Veterans Bureau for seven
years, was named as the first Administrator of Veterans Affairs, a job
he held until 1945.

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Frank Thomas Hines (April 11, 1879 – April 3, 1960)

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ONCE A ‘’MAGIC MINERAL’’

The United States remains one of the few developed countries
to not completely ban asbestos which is legal and still widely
used in such commonly used products as clothing, pipeline
wraps, vinyl floor tiles, millboards, cement pipes, disk brake
pads, gaskets and roof coatings. In 1989 the EPA issued the
Asbestos Ban and Phase Out Rule.

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