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"This is just a tragic accident": 3-year-old dies after being hit by a car

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"This is just a tragic accident": 3-year-old dies after being hit by a car


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Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

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Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies


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In the Bender Kitchen: National Cheeseburger Day with Eli’s

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In the Bender Kitchen: National Cheeseburger Day with Eli’s


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Iowa man serving life for double homicide files appeal

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Iowa man serving life for double homicide files appeal


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Report: Manafort offered to brief Russian billionaire on election

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Report: Manafort offered to brief Russian billionaire on election


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Judge denies man's request to set aside murder conviction

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Judge denies man's request to set aside murder conviction


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Iowa man serving life for double homicide files appeal

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  • Michigan State 1st in 3rd-down defense, wants more pressure vs. Irish
    Michigan State 1st in 3rd-down defense, wants more pressure vs. Irish

    , freep.com

    Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch and Detroit Free Press / LSJ MSU beat writer Chris Solari analyze Tuesday's Mark Dantonio and MSU players press conference, previewing Saturday's game against Notre Dame. Graham Couch / Lansing State Journal. EAST LANSING – It’s only been two games, as Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly was quick to point out, but Michigan State shows dramatic improvement from a year ago in one of its key areas of off-season emphasis
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Politics & Government

  • Robert Mueller casts wide net in requesting records from President Trump's White House
    Robert Mueller casts wide net in requesting records from President Trump's White House

    , oregonlive.com

    WASHINGTON - The special counsel investigating Russian election meddling has requested extensive records and email correspondence from the White House, covering the president's private discussions about firing his FBI director and his response to news that the then-national security adviser was under investigation, according to two people briefed on the requests. White House lawyers are now working to turn over internal documents that span 13 categories that investigators for the special counsel have identified as critical to their probe, the people said
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Sports

  • Figure skater Moscovitch crosses off important pre-Olympic task
    Figure skater Moscovitch crosses off important pre-Olympic task

    , torontosun.com

    TORONTO — There are 140 days until the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, or 139 if you happen to already be there. And for Canadian figure skater Dylan Moscovitch, there are 120 days or so until he will be certain that he is going. Until then, he’s doing the usual things that prospective Olympians do: train, compete, practise, sort out details
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Business

  • Trudeau's strange ideas about small business
    Trudeau's strange ideas about small business

    , torontosun.com

    Where on earth does Prime Minister Justin Trudeau get his information about small businesses from? When he first raised the issue of proposed Liberal tax reforms for small businesses during the 2015 federal election, he told the CBC’s Peter Mansbridge on Sept. 8 that: “We have to know that a large percentage of small businesses are actually just ways for wealthier Canadians to save on their taxes and we want to reward the people who are actually creating jobs, and contributing in concrete ways
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Health

  • Doctors weigh in on flu shot debate
    Doctors weigh in on flu shot debate

    , wfsb.com

    To get a flu shot or not to get a flu shot...that is the question. It's a medical debate that has been going on for years, and while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that nearly everyone gets vaccinated, some doctors in Connecticut don't necessarily agree. Pat Garzon hasn't received a flu shot in years. As a professional pilot, the FAA requires him to get a routine physical every six months, but getting the influenza vaccine is not mandatory
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Family & Parenting

  • Study: Fewer pregnancies, more fetal deaths in Flint after lead levels rose in water
    Study: Fewer pregnancies, more fetal deaths in Flint after lead levels rose in water

    , freep.com

    Kansas University assistant professor of economics David Slusky explains his study of the Flint water crisis’ impact on fertility rates and fetus deaths in the city. Kansas University. Babies born in Flint after switch to river water also nearly 150 grams lighter than those born in other areas of Michigan, and gained less weight. Buy Photo. The city of Flint saw fewer pregnancies, and a higher number of fetal deaths, during the period women and their unborn children were exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water, according to a new research study that reviewed health records from Flint and the state
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Society & Culture

Entertainment & Arts

  • 5 dance events to look forward to in fall 2017
    5 dance events to look forward to in fall 2017

    , seattletimes.com

    George Balanchine’s “Jewels” Pacific Northwest Ballet kicks off its 45th season with Mr. B’s 1967 full-length, plotless ballet, a glorious merging of French romance (“Emeralds”), American jazz (“Rubies”) and Russian classicism (“Diamonds”). A fresh twist this time around, for its 50th anniversary: new costumes, designed by Jerome Kaplan (the creative eye behind the costumes of PNB’s “Roméo et Juliette,” “Cendrillon” and “Giselle”)
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Education

  • Shane McCord at a public forum for Gilbert Public Schools
    Shane McCord at a public forum for Gilbert Public Schools

    , azcentral.com

    Shane McCord has been selected to lead Gilbert Public Schools as its superintendent. At a public forum during the final round of interviews on Sept. 19, 2017, McCord made his pitch to parents, teachers and the community. Lily Altavena/azcentral.com.
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Travel & Recreation

  • 20 fast food menu items that have been discontinued
    20 fast food menu items that have been discontinued

    , chron.com

    Published 6:24 pm, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Do you remember the warm, FRIED apple pies from McDonald's? Many fast food menu items can stay on a menu for a few years or even months. Some have been taken away too quick, while other still have us scratching our heads in amazement they lasted as long as they did. Whether it was due to low demand or ineffective marketing campaigns, all of these items are no longer found on your local menu
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Law & Crime

  • County police officers help citizen ace job interview
    County police officers help citizen ace job interview

    , fox2now.com

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO - On their sleeves it says to serve and protect and occasionally tie a Windsor knot if needed. “We’re part of the MetroLink detail for St. Louis County,” says Sgt. Howard Marshall, St. Louis County Police Department. We were walking and doing our detail and talking to people and this gentleman approached us me and Officer Carper
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Life & Style

  • 6 women all showed up at a wedding in the same dress, and they weren’t bridesmaids
    6 women all showed up at a wedding in the same dress, and they weren’t bridesmaids

    , ajc.com

    It’s one of a woman’s worst fears, to attend a party or event and run into someone else wearing the same thing. That not only happened at a wedding on Saturday, it happened to six women, who all showed up at the reception wearing the same dress. "My cousin and I walked into the reception and saw each other [in the same dress] and started laughing, but then another walked in … then another one … and another one,” Speranza told the Telegraph
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Science & Nature

  • Scientists name parts of the Red Planet after New Mexico cities
    Scientists name parts of the Red Planet after New Mexico cities

    , koat.com

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – As New Mexicans, we have lots of ways of showing pride in our state. Now, New Mexicans have a new way to show their pride that’s out of this world, on Mars to be exact. Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Taos are some of the most common destinations in New Mexico. Scientists working with the Mars Rover now think those cities could fit right into the Red Planet
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