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Conservation groups disappointed with Illinois River plan

2 minutes ago   |   Miami Herald

Conservation groups are expressing disappointment with a memorandum of agreement between Oklahoma and Arkansas officials to study ways to improve water quality in the Illinois...
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Illinois state trooper guilty of soliciting prostitute, will resign job

12 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

An Illinois State trooper who admitted to soliciting a woman to have sex with him has been sentenced to a form of probation and agreed to resign from his job. The News-Gazette...
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Free speech or hate speech? Video of man shouting ‘Heil Hitler!' prompts Twitter debate

13 minutes ago   |   RT

A video of a man shouting “Heil Hitler!” on a Brooklyn street sparked online debate about whether such speech is protected by the First Amendment; a similar act caused a man to...
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Georgia House backs hurricane relief plan, tax break for airlines

56 minutes ago   |   AJC

The Georgia House gave overwhelming backing Thursday to Gov. Nathan Deal's nearly $500 million plan to help clean up and rebuild southwest Georgia after Hurricane Michael...
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Harvey-damaged canal cruisers near Houston bound for Florida

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio

THE WOODLANDS, Texas - Six tourist boats in a Houston-area community are getting a new home after being damaged during Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Chronicle reports the...
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Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin act their age for laughs, tears

1 hour ago   |   National Post

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin and sitcom hitmaker Chuck Lorre are taking on old age in a new Netflix dramedy. “The Kominsky Method” stars Douglas as an...
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Border wall came with high cost and low benefit for U.S. workers

Border wall came with high cost and low benefit for U.S. workers

1 hour ago   |   Stanford

Researchers at Stanford and Dartmouth find the Secure Fence Act of 2006, which built a partial wall across the U.S.-Mexico border, had a negative economic impact on U.S. citizens.
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10 red flags to consider before giving to a charity

10 red flags to consider before giving to a charity

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Giving to charity is an act of generosity that can make a difference. Unfortunately, scammers often prey on people with good will. Whether you've been asked outright for money...
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11 municipalities awarded water infrastructure grants

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the recipients $22.9 million in grants to support 11 municipal water infrastructure projects in the Southern Tier on Thursday. This funding...
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ICE head denounces political vitriol, apologizes for tweet

1 hour ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The acting head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement told senators Thursday that employees' morale has suffered because of the bitter political climate, and...
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Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that...

Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that raised $400,000

Reports indicate all three will face criminal charges of conspiracy and theft by deception related to the GoFundMe campaign. Read more ...

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

An audience member said a man interrupted a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore with a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute. Read more ...

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

‘Hee Haw' and country music star Roy Clark dead 85

Clark died Thursday of pneumonia complications at his home in Tulsa, OK. Read more ...

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

Disney World bans man who flashed 'Trump 2020' banner on Splash Mountain

A man who displayed signs supporting Donald Trump is permanently not permitted at all Walt Disney World properties for violating the rules. Read more ...

Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students' bus stop deaths

Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students' bus stop deaths

A northern Indiana woman has entered a preliminary not guilty plea to charges that she struck and killed three children crossing a highway to board a school bus. Read more ...

Former Cowboys LB Jeff Rohrer comes out as gay, set to marry partner

Former Cowboys LB Jeff Rohrer comes out as gay, set to marry partner

Rohrer will be the first known current or former NFL player to be in a same-sex marriage. Read more ...

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

Trump Names Mar-A-Lago Member And Handbag Designer As Ambassador

If confirmed, Lana Marks would bring no prior diplomatic experience to her role as the U.S. ambassador to South Africa. Read more ...

Warriors' Green not apologizing, he and Durant moving on

Warriors' Green not apologizing, he and Durant moving on

HOUSTON - Draymond Green isn't apologizing for his part in a dustup with Kevin Durant that led to a one-game suspension by the Golden State Warriors. Read more ...

Crown Prince Mohammed comes out on top of Khashoggi case that could see 5...

Crown Prince Mohammed comes out on top of Khashoggi case that could see 5 others killed

Saudi officials on Thursday claimed that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was innocent in the death of Jamal Khashoggi, and said it requested the death penalty of five people... Read more ...

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol...

The government wants to crack down on candy-flavored e-cigs and menthol cigarettes in a huge move against tobacco products

America's food and drug regulator is proposing to crack down on the sale of flavored e-cigs like the Juul at convenience stores and gas stations, citing their skyrocketing... Read more ...