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World War II veteran killed in house fire in Cahokia

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2 people killed in crash on I-95 north in Old Lyme

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1 killed in serious 2-car crash in Nashua

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Police: 9-Year-Old Dies After 325-Pound Cousin Sat On Her As Punishment

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Gord Downie, a Distinctly Canadian Rock Star, Dies at 53

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