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  • Today in the News: Meth ‘cousin’ found in sports supplement


  • News on sports supplements, the government shutdown and a 72-year-old who survived for 19 days in the wilderness.



     
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    A popular sports supplement called Craze contains chemicals that officials describe as a “cousin” to methamphetamine. A study published in the Drug Testing and Analysis journal says that the amount is enough so that it’s evident it’s "not a minor contaminant resulting from the manufacturing process."

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    "I'm very optimistic that we will reach an agreement that's reasonable in nature this week to reopen the government, pay the nation's bills, and begin long-term negotiation to put our country on sound fiscal footing." - Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, talking Monday about negotiations over the budget and the debt ceiling. Talks originally scheduled for this afternoon were postponed so Congress can finishing working on its plan.

    Hot video: 72-year-old survives 19 days in California wilderness

    A 72-year-old man is talking about his ordeal in the Mendocino National Forest, where he survived for 19 days by eating lizards, algae and a snake.

     

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