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Fargo police say suspect arrested in slaying of Porsche-owning dentist (Pioneer Press)
FARGO, N.D. — Fargo police say a suspect is in custody in Oklahoma in the slaying of a Fargo dentist.

Louisa dentist has 'cash for candy' program (The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star)
Louisa dentist John Andre will pay cash for trick-or-treaters' extra Halloween candy next week, then he'll send all the chocolate and chewy treats to soldiers in Iraq. Andre is sponsoring a Halloween candy buyback tomorrow through Friday at his office in the Louisa Town Center. He's paying $1 a pound. It's the first time Andre, who also has an office in Glen Allen, has tried the unusual campaign ...

Ditch the candy, says dentist (The Colony Courier-Leader)
A local dentist is working to redefine the phrase, "put your money where your mouth is." Dr. Bill Manning of The Colony is supporting the anti-decay movement by giving away dollars and electric glowing toothbrushes in exchange for cavity-provoking candy.

5 questions for a local dentist (The Courier News)
He knows some of you are afraid of him, but Dr. Tom Pointner assures he's no Frankenstein. Pointner is a dentist and the owner of Fox Valley Dental Care on Alfred Avenue in Elgin.

Bellingham dentist offers to buy Halloween candy from kids (The Bellingham Herald)
BELLINGHAM - Local dentist Faith Bult doesn't see anything wrong with a little bribery in the n

Fargo police suspect arrested in dentist slaying (KJRH-TV Tulsa)
Fargo police say a suspect is in custody in Oklahoma in the slaying of a Fargo dentist.

We track down the estranged wife and kids of dentist as they build a new life in US (Belfast Telegraph)
The teenage stepdaughter of double-murder accused dentist Colin Howell has told the world she HATES him. Katie Epp, 19, has also DISOWNED the death-probe dentist by officially dumping his surname. Related Stories Northern Ireland chief tells his players he wants to see them all playing first-team football in 2010 Braniff gives holders half time advantage But Blues look good to go through after ...

No Trick: Dentist Trades Cash For Candy (Central Florida News 13)
A local dentist is offering cash in exchange for Halloween candy to send to U.S. troops serving overseas.

Suspect Wanted in Dentist Slaying Arrested in Oklahoma City (News On 6 Tulsa)
Fargo police said a suspect is in custody in Oklahoma in the slaying of a Fargo dentist.

Chatham dentist starts candy buy back program (Chatham Courier)
CHATHAM – Local dentist Dr. Allyson Hurley has a soft spot in her heart for the American troops overseas and doesn’t want to see soft spots in her young patients teeth.

Dentist Buys Back Halloween Treats (KETV 7 Omaha)
An Omaha dentist says she was pleasantly surprised by the strong response to her offer to buy back Halloween candy from local children and send them to overseas troops.

Dentist has a sweet solution for Halloween Candy (WDBJ 7 Roanoke)
Trick-or-treaters came to Dr. Caroline Wallace's dentist office on Sunday with pounds and pounds of candy. She is having a "Halloween Candy Buy-Back."

PA dentist giving money for candy (14 WFIE Evansville)
The dentist offers $1 a pound for Halloween candy.

Local dentist offers cash for candy (WQOW Eau Claire)
How can you prevent cavities and collect cash at the same time? By going to a dentist that will pay you for your Halloween candy.

Local Dentist Offers Cash For Candy (KFOX 14 El Paso)
You've heard of cash for clunkers, but how about cash for candy? One local dentist is doing just that to keep children's teeth cavity-free after Halloween.

Dentist Offers Money for Halloween Candy (WZZM 13 Grand Rapids)
If your kids haven't already eaten it all, a West Michigan dentist is offering cash for their halloween candy.

Dentist to Pay Children for their Halloween Candy (KPVI 6 Pocatello)
A local dentist is re-defining the phrase "put our money where your mouth is".

Ditch the candy, says dentist (The Colony Courier-Leader)
A local dentist is working to redefine the phrase, "put your money where your mouth is." Dr. Bill Manning of The Colony is supporting the anti-decay movement by giving away dollars and electric glowing toothbrushes in exchange for cavity-provoking candy.

Chatham dentist starts candy buy back program (Chatham Courier)
CHATHAM – Local dentist Dr. Allyson Hurley has a soft spot in her heart for the American troops overseas and doesn’t want to see soft spots in her young patients teeth.

Police say suspect arrested in dentist slaying (KJRH-TV Tulsa)
Fargo police say a suspect is in custody in Oklahoma in the slaying of a Fargo dentist.

Dentist treats sweet teeth (Times Herald)
Dr. Celeste Cornell-Valdes doesn't want to be known as the "Halloween cop," she said. But as a dentist, she feels obligated to do something to prevent post-trick-or-treat cavities.

Shelby County dentist buys back Halloween candy (FOX 6 News Birmingham)
SHELBY COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - One dentist is actually offering money to kids for a candy buyback program. Shelby County dentist Lisa Wilson is paying a dollar a pound to buy back people's Halloween candy.

Local Dentist Pays Bounty On Halloween Candy (WNEM TV 5 Mid-Michigan)
A Mid-Michigan dentist is sacrificing potential business for a couple of good causes.

Dentist offers cash for Halloween candy (WBBM Newsradio 780 Chicago)
Suburban dentist will pay a dollar a pound for it.

Plano Dentist Wants Your Halloween Candy (NBC Dallas Fort Worth)
A Plano dentist wants to buy up the candy kids collected over the holiday weekend.

Slain Dentist`s Missing Porsche Found (KQCD-TV Dickinson)
Fargo police say a missing Porsche convertible belonging to a slain Fargo dentist has been found in Oklahoma. The car was tracked after witnesses saw it being pulled on a trailer near the home of Philip Gattuso, 49, hours before his body was found in his Fargo condominium on the night of Oct. 26.

Slain dentist's Porsche found in OK (Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4)
FARGO, ND -- Fargo police say a missing Porsche convertible belonging to a slain Fargo dentist has been found in Oklahoma. The car was tracked after witnesses saw it being pulled on a trailer near the home of 49-year-old Philip Gattuso, hours before his body was found in his Fargo condominium on the night of Oct. 26.

Local dentist makes sweet offer (Detroit Free Press)
Another kind of sweet: Grand Blanc dentist Ibraham Jarjoura is offering local kids a dollar for every pound of candy they collected trick-or-treating -- and he plans to send the goodies to the troops overseas.

Slain North Dakota dentist's missing Porsche found in Oklahoma (The Oklahoman)
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Fargo police say a missing Porsche convertible belonging to a slain Fargo dentist has been found in Oklahoma.The car was tracked after witnesses saw it being pulled on a trailer near the home of 49-year-old Philip Gattuso, hours before his body was found in his Fargo condominium on the night of Oct. 26.A 41-year-old Oklahoma City man has been arrested.Fargo Police Capt. Tod ...

Cash for candy: Local dentist takes a stand against sweets (Appen Newspapers)
November 02, 2009 Alpharetta - One area pediatric dentist is redefining the phrase "put your money where your mouth is." This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to Children's Dental Zone in Alpharetta and receive $1 per pound, up to a $5 maximum.

Slain North Dakota dentist's missing Porsche found in Oklahoma (Tulsa World)
Fargo police say a missing Porsche convertible belonging to a slain Fargo dentist has been found in Oklahoma.

Man in custody in connection with the slaying of a Fargo dentist (Crookston Daily Times)
A man is in custody in Oklahoma in connection with the slaying of a Fargo dentist, police announced Saturday, crediting tips from the public.

Slain dentist's missing Porsche found (KVLY - KXJB Fargo)
Fargo police say a missing Porsche convertible belonging to a slain Fargo dentist was found in an Oklahoma storage facility Monday morning.

Board revokes dentist's license (Riverton Radio)
Riverton dentist Daniel Hauck can no longer practice in Wyoming.

Dentist charged, patients left to pay (WPRI Providence)
A Cumberland woman says she's the victim of fraud. Her Cranston dentist was recently arrested and charged with insurance fraud. Now she gets a bill for work that was never done.

Oklahoma man charged in slaying of Fargo dentist, theft of Porsche (Pioneer Press)
FARGO, N.D. — An Oklahoma man accused of killing a North Dakota dentist while trying to steal his Porsche was charged Monday with murder, robbery, burglary and theft.

Jones man arrested in connection with North Dakota dentist slaying (The Oklahoman)
A Oklahoma County man was arrested tonight night on a conspiracy to commit murder complaint in connection with the slaying of a North Dakota dentist, an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman said. Jessica Brown of the OSBI said Gene Kirkpatrick, the slain man's father-in-law, paid a handyman $3,000 and promised more for him to go to North Dakota and kill Phillip Gattuso ...

2nd Oklahoman arrested in dentist’s death (The Oklahoman)
FARGO, N.D. — An Oklahoma County man was arrested Monday night on a conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the slaying of a North Dakota dentist, an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman said.Jessica Brown of the OSBI said Gene Kirkpatrick, the slain man’s father-in-law, paid a handyman $3,000 and promised more for him to go to North Dakota and kill Phillip Gattuso ...

Fargo dentist allegedly slain at direction of his former father-in-law (Pioneer Press)
FARGO, N.D. — An Oklahoma man paid his handyman to kill his former son-in-law — a Fargo dentist — because he didn't like the way the man had been raising his daughter since his wife's death in March, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Monday.

Ditch the candy, says dentist (The Colony Courier-Leader)
A local dentist is working to redefine the phrase, "put your money where your mouth is." Dr. Bill Manning of The Colony is supporting the anti-decay movement by giving away dollars and electric glowing toothbrushes in exchange for cavity-provoking candy.

Chatham dentist starts candy buy back program (Chatham Courier)
CHATHAM – Local dentist Dr. Allyson Hurley has a soft spot in her heart for the American troops overseas and doesn’t want to see soft spots in her young patients teeth.

Oklahoma men charged with murder in ND dentist death (Tulsa World)
An Oklahoma City man was arrested Monday night on a conspiracy to commit murder complaint in connection with the slaying of a North Dakota dentist, an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman ...

Dentist's Cash for Candy program sends sweets to troops (WLOX-TV Biloxi)
VANCLEAVE, MS (WLOX) - South Mississippi families had a chance to get rid of their leftover Halloween candy Monday, for a good cause. A Vancleave dentist, Dr. Edward Banas, paid local children for their unwanted sweets.

2nd Oklahoman arrested in death of Northa Dakota dentist (The Oklahoman)
FARGO, N.D. — An Oklahoma County man was arrested Monday night on a conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the slaying of a North Dakota dentist, an Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman said.Jessica Brown of the OSBI said Gene Kirkpatrick, the slain man’s father-in-law, paid a handyman $3,000 and promised more for him to go to North Dakota and kill Phillip Gattuso ...

Riverton dentist loses privileges (KIFI Idaho Falls)
Associated Press - November 3, 2009 3:45 PM ET RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - A Riverton dentist convicted of prescription drug charges is now prohibited from practicing in the state.

Dentist Holds Candy Buyback (620 WTMJ Milwaukee)
Trick-or-treaters turned over their candy for cash at a Middleton dentist's office.

Bay Area Dentist Offers Sweet Candy Buyback Deal (CBS 5 Bay Area)
A Bay Area dentist isn't telling kids to stay away from candy this year. Instead she wants them to bring plenty of it in and help provide a sweet treat for the troops.

Iowa Dentist in The McGladrey Team Championship Goes the Distance (PGA)
PINEHURST, N.C. -- Dr. Joe Bates, a dentist from Albia, Iowa, who carried a scratch handicap, didn't come home Thursday from the third McGladrey Team Championship with a trophy.

Fargo dentist allegedly slain at direction of his former father-in-law (Pioneer Press)
An Oklahoma man paid his handyman to kill his former son-in-law — a Fargo, N.D., dentist — because he didn't like the way the man had been raising his daughter since his wife's death in March, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says.

Tennessee dentist collecting candy for troops (WATE 6 Knoxville)
A Tennessee dentist is offering quite a deal for all that candy trick-or-treaters collected during Halloween.