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The Atlantic
Can America Put Itself Back Together?When news broke late last year of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California
Can America Put Itself Back Together?
The Atlantic / Posted 12 hours ago
When news broke late last year of a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, most people in the rest of the country, and even the state, probably had to search a map to figure out where the city was. I knew exactly, having grown up in the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Disaster day by day: A detailed Flint crisis timelinePhoto by Mike Colias/Automotive News A steady stream of vehicles pull up to Fli
Disaster day by day: A detailed Flint crisis timeline
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted yesterday
Photo by Mike Colias/Automotive News A steady stream of vehicles pull up to Flint's main fire department last Wednesday, where Army National Guard troops loaded cases of water into trunks and back seats. “Many of these people are third- and... Read more
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ABC News
Virginia Murder Suspect Allegedly 'Excited' About Murder PlotTranscript for Chilling details about the murder of 13-year-old Nicole lovel
Virginia Murder Suspect Allegedly 'Excited' About Murder Plot
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
Transcript for Chilling details about the murder of 13-year-old Nicole lovell. Her family filing into the courtroom Thursday wearing blue clothes and ribbons. Prosecutors allege Virginia... Read more
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Daily Mail
4th-ever US female in combat role turns herself in after desertingFourth ever woman to sign up for military combat position is labelled a DESERTE
4th-ever US female in combat role turns herself in after deserting
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Fourth ever woman to sign up for military combat position is labelled a DESERTER for going AWOL for 30 days before turning herself in Erika Lopez became the US military's fourth-ever female in a combat position last year She never returned from... Read more
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Daily Mail
So-called Cannibal Cop says he's incapable of violence in interview'There are a lot of people out there who are aroused by a lot of weird things':
So-called Cannibal Cop says he's incapable of violence in interview
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
'There are a lot of people out there who are aroused by a lot of weird things': 'Cannibal Cop' who was recently absolved of kidnapping charges speaks out Gilberto Valle was an NYPD officer when he was arrested for conspiring to kidnap, kill, cook... Read more
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USA Today
Corrections & ClarificationsLife: Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney are the authors of Exceptional: Why the World
Corrections & Clarifications
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Life: Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney are the authors of Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America. Liz Cheney's name was incorrect on USA TODAY's Sept. 10 Best-Selling Books list. News: An earlier version of the following story misstated whom... Read more
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ESPN
OTL: NFL rewards, punishes as research funderFor nearly two decades, the NFL ran a series of scientific experiments. The lea
OTL: NFL rewards, punishes as research funder
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
For nearly two decades, the NFL ran a series of scientific experiments. The league formed its own research arm and published 16 papers about football and head injuries. The central conclusion -- that NFL players don't get brain damage -- led to... Read more
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MLive.com
Where blame leads so far in Flint water crisismany questions as answers. No one is exactly sure how many Flint residents – e
Where blame leads so far in Flint water crisis
MLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
many questions as answers. No one is exactly sure how many Flint residents – especially young children – experienced elevated blood lead levels since Flint switched its drinking water source to the Flint River nearly two years ago. The full... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
AP Top News at 4:42 a.m. ESTDALLAS (AP) � Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has b
AP Top News at 4:42 a.m. EST
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
DALLAS (AP) � Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America. The... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
AP Top News at 4:42 a.m. ESTDALLAS (AP) � Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has b
AP Top News at 4:42 a.m. EST
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
DALLAS (AP) � Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America. The... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
AP Top News at 4:42 a.m. ESTDALLAS (AP) � Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has b
AP Top News at 4:42 a.m. EST
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
DALLAS (AP) � Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America. The... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
42 a.m. ESTDALLAS (AP) � Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has b
42 a.m. EST
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
DALLAS (AP) � Health officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America. The... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Deputies searching for armed man after Tuesday night shootingParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Deputies searching for armed man after Tuesday night shooting
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
GRAPHIC: 10 dogs left for dead in Greene CountyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
GRAPHIC: 10 dogs left for dead in Greene County
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Mardi Gras landed on the map in Louisiana in 1699Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Mardi Gras landed on the map in Louisiana in 1699
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
CRIMEFIGHTERS: Have you seen this accused Walmart thief?Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
CRIMEFIGHTERS: Have you seen this accused Walmart thief?
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
3 suspects indicted, charged with 7-11 robberiesParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
3 suspects indicted, charged with 7-11 robberies
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Teachers may lose jobs due to new APS 'Turnaround' strategyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Teachers may lose jobs due to new APS 'Turnaround' strategy
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Vanderburgh County EMA stretched thinParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Vanderburgh County EMA stretched thin
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
KTC launches 'Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk' Super Bowl campaignParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
KTC launches 'Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk' Super Bowl campaign
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
CA woman who donates son’s heart meets 4-old recipient in PhoenixParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
CA woman who donates son’s heart meets 4-old recipient in Phoenix
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Sierra Club: Rockport power plant 2nd most toxic in IndianaParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Sierra Club: Rockport power plant 2nd most toxic in Indiana
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
2 people rescued from house fire in AhwatukeeParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
2 people rescued from house fire in Ahwatukee
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Phoenix city council members debate Satanic prayer at meetingParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Phoenix city council members debate Satanic prayer at meeting
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
NOPD seeks man who threatened girlfriend's father with gunParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
NOPD seeks man who threatened girlfriend's father with gun
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man dressed as T-rex performs tricks with horseParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Man dressed as T-rex performs tricks with horse
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Brookland daycare prepares for severe weatherParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Brookland daycare prepares for severe weather
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Damage reported as tornadoes rip through east central MississippiParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Damage reported as tornadoes rip through east central Mississippi
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
100-old woman spends her birthday in handcuffsParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
100-old woman spends her birthday in handcuffs
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
LIVE VIDEO: Gov. Bentley's State of the State addressParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
LIVE VIDEO: Gov. Bentley's State of the State address
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Charles Moster launches campaign for city council District 6Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Charles Moster launches campaign for city council District 6
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Immigration group pays thousands to get student protestors out of jailParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Immigration group pays thousands to get student protestors out of jail
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Funeral held for victims of Jenkins CO. car crashParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place close
Funeral held for victims of Jenkins CO. car crash
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
Party place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday partyParty place closes, locks 4-year-old out of her birthday party Natchitoches mother Anna Dupre said she paid Shreveport Princess Parties hundreds of dollars for a princess party for her... Read more
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WA Today
Concerns grow over app after a 13-old's online fantasies turn fatalThere are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For
Concerns grow over app after a 13-old's online fantasies turn fatal
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
There are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For many, it is an age of painful yearning, of a life lived in imaginary cloud worlds, away from acne and algebra and all that awkwardness. Nicole Lovell was found dead just... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Concerns grow over app after a 13-old's online fantasies turn fatalThere are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For
Concerns grow over app after a 13-old's online fantasies turn fatal
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
There are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For many, it is an age of painful yearning, of a life lived in imaginary cloud worlds, away from acne and algebra and all that awkwardness. Nicole Lovell was found dead just... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Concerns grow over app after a 13-old's online fantasies turn fatalThere are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For
Concerns grow over app after a 13-old's online fantasies turn fatal
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
There are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For many, it is an age of painful yearning, of a life lived in imaginary cloud worlds, away from acne and algebra and all that awkwardness. Nicole Lovell was found dead just... Read more
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The Age
Concerns grow over app after a 13-old's online fantasies turn fatalThere are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For
Concerns grow over app after a 13-old's online fantasies turn fatal
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
There are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For many, it is an age of painful yearning, of a life lived in imaginary cloud worlds, away from acne and algebra and all that awkwardness. Nicole Lovell was found dead just... Read more
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Canberra Times
Concerns grow over app after a 13-old's online fantasies turn fatalThere are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For
Concerns grow over app after a 13-old's online fantasies turn fatal
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
There are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For many, it is an age of painful yearning, of a life lived in imaginary cloud worlds, away from acne and algebra and all that awkwardness. Nicole Lovell was found dead just... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Parents, pay attention to your kids' digital livesThere are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For
Parents, pay attention to your kids' digital lives
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
There are few holes deeper than those in the heart of a 13-year-old girl. For many, it is an age of painful yearning, of a life lived in imaginary cloud worlds, away from acne and algebra and all that awkwardness. It used to be 13-year-olds would... Read more
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MLive.com
Former Flint EM Darnell Earley refuses to testify before CongressFLINT, MI -- Former Flint emergency manager Darnell Earley is refusing to testi
Former Flint EM Darnell Earley refuses to testify before Congress
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
FLINT, MI -- Former Flint emergency manager Darnell Earley is refusing to testify on the city's water crisis during a Congressional hearing Wednesday, Feb. 3, and Democrats are pushing Gov. Rick Snyder to direct him otherwise. Earley, who is leaving... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Bubbly magma' can predict when volcanoes are about to blow'Bubbly magma' can predict when volcanoes are about to erupt - even in those th
'Bubbly magma' can predict when volcanoes are about to blow
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
'Bubbly magma' can predict when volcanoes are about to erupt - even in those that have been dormant for centuries Campi Flegrei last erupted in 1538 but has recently shown signs of unrest Experts analysed tiny crystals of apatite thrown out during... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Man runs from crash scene, struck and killed by vehicleWoman, grandchildren killed in police chaseWoman, grandchildren killed in polic
Man runs from crash scene, struck and killed by vehicle
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
Woman, grandchildren killed in police chaseWoman, grandchildren killed in police chase College Park police said a crash that killed three innocent people in southwest Atlanta Sunday morning was the result of a chase. College Park police said a... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Death investigation underway in Winchester11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello'VIDEO: 11-year-old goes viral, co
Death investigation underway in Winchester
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello'VIDEO: 11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello' Many people have attempted and succeeded in covering Adele’s hit single ‘Hello,’ but an 11-year-old knocked it out of the park. Many people... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Dramatic rescue, officer helps pull teen from icy pond11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello'VIDEO: 11-year-old goes viral, co
Dramatic rescue, officer helps pull teen from icy pond
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello'VIDEO: 11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello' Many people have attempted and succeeded in covering Adele’s hit single ‘Hello,’ but an 11-year-old knocked it out of the park. Many people... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Jury selection to start in quadruple murder in Franklin County11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello'VIDEO: 11-year-old goes viral, co
Jury selection to start in quadruple murder in Franklin County
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello'VIDEO: 11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello' Many people have attempted and succeeded in covering Adele’s hit single ‘Hello,’ but an 11-year-old knocked it out of the park. Many people... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Connecticut dependent on gun industry, study finds11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello'VIDEO: 11-year-old goes viral, co
Connecticut dependent on gun industry, study finds
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello'VIDEO: 11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello' Many people have attempted and succeeded in covering Adele’s hit single ‘Hello,’ but an 11-year-old knocked it out of the park. Many people... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Car crash turns into drug bust in Hartford11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello'VIDEO: 11-year-old goes viral, co
Car crash turns into drug bust in Hartford
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello'VIDEO: 11-year-old goes viral, covers Adele's 'Hello' Many people have attempted and succeeded in covering Adele’s hit single ‘Hello,’ but an 11-year-old knocked it out of the park. Many people... Read more
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Daily Mail
Some 60 gencies to keep tabs on EVERYONE going near Super Bowl stadiumSuper Bowl of surveillance - 60 law enforcement agencies will coordinate to kee
Some 60 gencies to keep tabs on EVERYONE going near Super Bowl stadium
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Super Bowl of surveillance - 60 law enforcement agencies will coordinate to keep tabs on EVERYONE going near the stadium Dozens of security agencies will monitor all those attending Super Bowl 50 They will likely use cellphone trackers and facial... Read more
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HITC Sport
Former quarterback tackles NFL concussion issuesomething fans, the media or opponents on the Carolina Panthers are apt to noti
Former quarterback tackles NFL concussion issue
HITC Sport / Posted 9 days ago
something fans, the media or opponents on the Carolina Panthers are apt to notice, but Talib's equipment choice is a symbol of the growing emphasis — and controversy — over what hundreds of thousands football players, from the NFL to Pop Warner,... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Virginia Tech Researchers Fought for Flint in Water CrisisBLACKSBURG, Va. (AP, 13NEWSNOW) - Members of the Virginia Tech Flint Water Stud
Virginia Tech Researchers Fought for Flint in Water Crisis
KCEN-TV / Posted 12 days ago
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP, 13NEWSNOW) - Members of the Virginia Tech Flint Water Study team get a lot of questions. They come from family, friends and more than two dozen media requests daily in recent weeks for the team's leader, professor Marc Edwards,... Read more
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