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 2021-04-22 19:58 

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Farmer uses specific farming techniques to fight climate change...

Click here for updates on this story ROCK HALL, Maryland (WJZ) — Farmers are often the first to feel the ramifications of climate change, and many are starting to fight back from the ground up. Including one Maryland farmer from Rock Hall. Trey Hill...

 2021-04-22 19:54 

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Dog who went missing nine months ago reunited with his owner...

Click here for updates on this story OCEAN CITY, Maryland (WJZ) — A dog who went missing nine months ago is back home safe and sound. Fisher, the two-year-old Boston Terrier went missing in Ocean City on July 4, 2020. He was recently found by a man ...

 2021-04-22 19:53 

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Dow sinks nearly 300 points on worries about higher taxes...

US stocks are tumbling Thursday over investors' worries about higher taxes. With only minutes left in the trading session all three major indexes promise to close dep in the red. The Dow down 0.8%, or nearly 300 points. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Comp...

 2021-04-22 19:52 

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Mother of Black teen fatally shot by police wants 'world to know Ma'Khia was beautiful'...

Ma'Khia Bryant's cousins remembered the Black teenager fatally shot by police in Ohio as "a good student, a good person" whose life was unnecessarily cut short by "disproportionate and unjustified use of force." "As a family we...

 2021-04-22 19:50 

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GOP Sen. Tim Scott to deliver GOP response for Biden address to Congress...

Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina will deliver the GOP response following President Joe Biden's address to a joint session of Congress on April 28. The decision will give Scott, the lone black Republican senator and the lead Republican negot...

 2021-04-22 19:46 

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Why Americans lack adequate access to fertility treatments...

One in eight couples suffers from infertility in the United States, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. My husband and I are that one in eight. When we decided to start our family in 2017, I was 29 years old and expected that h...

 2021-04-22 19:44 

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Do we still need to wear a mask outdoors?...

"I'm vaccinated and I'm outside — do I really still need to wear a mask?" "If I'm on a run and not near a lot of people. Do I need a mask?" If I'm walking down the sidewalk and pass someone should I put my mask on?...

 2021-04-22 19:44 

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Do we still need to wear a mask outdoors?...

"I'm vaccinated and I'm outside — do I really still need to wear a mask?" "If I'm on a run and not near a lot of people. Do I need a mask?" If I'm walking down the sidewalk and pass someone should I put my mask on?...

 2021-04-22 19:43 

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Daunte Wright's funeral marks another emotional day for a city reeling from police violence...

Mourners gathered in Minneapolis on Thursday to honor the life of Daunte Wright, the Black motorist fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer this month during an arrest attempt. In his eulogy for Wright, the Rev. Al Sharpton referred to "a resting p...

 2021-04-22 19:38 

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New York City hasn't had this much empty office space in three decades...

Vacant office space in New York City is the highest in nearly three decades and will likely hit "unprecedented levels" in the coming months. As many companies continue to work from home, data from global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefie...

 2021-04-22 19:17 

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Mariano's vaccine mix-up leaves man with questions...

Click here for updates on this story AURORA, Illinois (WLS) — A St.Charles man is speaking out after being among eight people to have gotten the wrong COVID vaccine second dose at a Mariano's in Aurora. Jeff Chaney said he was surprised when the...

 2021-04-22 19:13 

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Supreme Court ruling will make it easier to sentence juveniles to life sentence without parole...

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the sentence of life without parole for a juvenile offender in a 6-3 decision, rejecting arguments that such sentences should have additional limits. Justice Brett Kavanaugh penned the decision for his conservative col...

 2021-04-22 19:08 

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2 Arrested, 1 at large after woman's remains were found on road...

Click here for updates on this story CALVERT, Alabama (WALA) — On August 8, 2020, Shelia Brunson reported her daughter, Samantha Moore, missing where Brunson last spoke to Moore on July 31, 2020 on the phone. Through further investigation, Samantha ...

 2021-04-22 19:06 

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Dow sinks more than 300 points on worries about higher taxes...

US stocks are tumbling Thursday over investors' worries about higher taxes. All three major indexes are in the red, with the Dow down 0.9% — more than 300 points lower. The S&P 500 fell 0.8% and the Nasdaq Composite tumbled 0.7%. It's not su...

 2021-04-22 19:05 

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US Capitol Police officer allegedly told units to only monitor for 'anti-Trump' protesters on January 6...

A US Capitol Police officer directed "all outside units" on the morning of January 6 to only monitor for anti-Trump agitators "who want to start a fight," not any "pro-Trump in the crowd," according to the findings of a newly revea...

 2021-04-22 18:52 

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Triple Crown Fast Facts...

Here's a look at horse racing's Triple Crown. The three races in the Triple Crown are the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. Facts A horse must win all three races to achieve the Triple Crown. There have been 13 Triple Cr...

 2021-04-22 18:35 

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Alternate juror in Derek Chauvin trial says medical expert convinced her of ex-officer's guilt...

An alternate juror in Derek Chauvin's trial told reporters Thursday that Dr. Martin Tobin, the soft-spoken doctor who explained how George Floyd died, convinced her of the former police officer's guilt. "Dr. Tobin was like the turning point fo...

 2021-04-22 18:31 

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Blackfoot High School shelter in place lifted...

Blackfoot School District Superintendent Brian Kress said a shelter in place at Blackfoot High School has been lifted. The post Blackfoot High School shelter in place lifted appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 18:28 

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Russia orders troops back to base after massive buildup near Ukraine border...

Russia ordered its top military brass to return troops to their permanent bases from Friday, saying it had concluded a "snap inspection" of its forces in the country's east and west, near the Ukrainian border. A build-up of Russian troops alon...

 2021-04-22 18:23 

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2 men killed in tanker explosion at railcar repair facility...

Two men died in an explosion in a rail car tanker at a repair facility in central Wyoming, town of Shoshoni officials said Thursday. The post 2 men killed in tanker explosion at railcar repair facility appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 18:20 

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Senate overwhelmingly passes anti-Asian hate crimes bill...

The Senate passed with a wide bipartisan majority Thursday a bill denouncing discrimination against Asian communities in the United States, and create a new position at the Justice Department to expedite reviews of potential Covid-19-related hate crimes. ...

 2021-04-22 18:19 

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What could Congress actually accomplish on police reform?...

The guilty verdicts for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd felt like an important moment, creating momentum to change the way police interact with Black Americans. The specific nature of that progress, however, ...

 2021-04-22 18:15 

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Woman loses home, dog in fire as neighbors blame growing homeless encampment...

Click here for updates on this story VENICE, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A home in Venice was destroyed and a dog was killed in a fire early Wednesday morning. While the cause remains under investigation, neighbors are pointing to growing homeless encampme...

 2021-04-22 18:13 

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County receives $6.2M Project Turnkey grant to convert motel into shelter...

Click here for updates on this story WASHINGTON COUNTY, Oregon (KPTV) — Washington County has received a Project Turnkey grant of $6.2 million to convert a 60-room motel into a shelter, Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) announced Thursday. The hotel...

 2021-04-22 18:11 

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Pledging to go green doesn't just help corporate brands. It boosts stocks...

Net zero pledges have become all the rage in Corporate America. Big banks, steel companies and even (mostly European) oil companies are pledging to wipe out their carbon emissions over time. Cynics may see these environmental announcements as mere marketi...

 2021-04-22 18:11 

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NYC subway bomber sentenced to life in prison for terror attack...

A man convicted in federal court for the 2017 terror bombing attack in a New York City subway station was sentenced Thursday to life in prison. Akayed Ullah could be seen on footage in an underground tunnel walkway detonating a bomb on his person during m...

 2021-04-22 18:07 

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Kansas governor vetoes ban for transgender school athletes...

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday vetoed a Republican measure that would have made Kansas the latest state with a GOP-controlled legislature to ban transgender athletes from girls' and women's school sports. The post Kansas governor vetoes b...

 2021-04-22 18:07 

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Federal officials weigh extending mask mandate for mass transportation...

Federal officials are currently considering whether to renew the transportation mask requirement that expires next month, an official familiar with the discussions told CNN. The early February order from the Transportation Security Administration applies ...

 2021-04-22 18:01 

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Blockchain: What is it, and why does it matter?...

You've almost certainly heard the term blockchain. But you probably have no idea what it is or how it works, let alone why it generates so much hype. That's OK. Most people don't. That hasn't kept it from becoming a buzzword thrown around ...

 2021-04-22 17:57 

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Police: 'Aggressive' turkeys terrorizing neighborhood...

Click here for updates on this story MT. PLEASANT, Michigan (WNEM) — Watson street looks peaceful and calm but the residents know of a dark fear lurking just outside their homes. This sleepy little street in Mt. Pleasant is being terrorized by turke...

 2021-04-22 17:51 

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Infrastructure negotiations: Republicans unveil $600 billion framework as Democrats try to iron out issues...

The real work of finalizing an infrastructure package that can have widespread Democratic support on Capitol Hill is just beginning as the party must reckon with key differences between progressives and moderates on the scope and cost of the package &mdas...

 2021-04-22 17:45 

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State board to hold education press conference...

Idaho State Board of Education President Debbie Critchfield and Board Secretary Kurt Liebich will hold a virtual press conference Thursday at 1 p.m. to discuss public higher education in Idaho. The post State board to hold education press conference appea...

 2021-04-22 17:44 

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READ: Senate Republicans' infrastructure plan...

Republican senators unveiled a framework for their infrastructure proposal, which totals just under $600 billion. It includes money directed at traditional infrastructure including roads, bridges, ports and broadband. The plan is far narrower than Preside...

 2021-04-22 17:39 

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Prepare to pay the sticker price for a car...

Car dealer lots have only a fraction of the vehicles that they typically have — both new and used. It's helping send prices to record levels. The average new car price was $37,200 in the first quarter, according to JD Power, up 8.4% from the sam...

 2021-04-22 17:38 

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Nominees for USPS Board of Governors say they haven't been pressured about DeJoy...

President Joe Biden's trio of US Postal Service Board of Governors nominees said Thursday they have not made any commitments or been pressured about the potential firing of embattled Trump-era Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. The scrutiny comes as scor...

 2021-04-22 17:36 

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Daunte Wright's funeral is underway, marking another emotional day for a city reeling from police violence...

Mourners were gathering in Minneapolis on Thursday to honor the life of Daunte Wright, the Black motorist fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer this month during an arrest attempt. Civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton will eulogize Wright, 20, du...

 2021-04-22 17:34 

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Jim Clyburn says he was fined for avoiding metal detectors off the House floor...

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn told CNN that he was fined for violating the procedure of going through the metal detectors installed off the House floor, the first Democrat to receive such a fine. "Yeah," Clyburn of South Carolina told CNN on Thu...

 2021-04-22 17:32 

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Hugh Jackman talks future of 'The Music Man' after abuse allegations against producer Scott Rudin surface...

Actor Hugh Jackman is speaking up in the wake of verbal and physical abuse allegations against prolific Broadway and Hollywood producer, Scott Rudin. Following a report in The Hollywood Reporter alleging that Rudin verbally and physically abused staff mem...

 2021-04-22 17:21 

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'Straight out of Hollywood fiction': Feds bust three men in $30 million bank robbery scheme...

Federal authorities say they've arrested three New York men Tuesday on money laundering conspiracy charges in connection with an elaborate, international bank robbery operation that netted more than $30 million over several years. Val Cooper, Alex Lev...

 2021-04-22 17:18 

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Cyclist captures video of close call with motorist...

Click here for updates on this story COBB COUNTY, Georgia (WGCL) — Police are trying to track down the driver whose pick-up truck came within inches of knocking a bicyclist off his bike earlier this month. Avid cyclist Mike Buteau captured video of ...

 2021-04-22 17:15 

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Man kills 11-year-old daughter, then takes his own life at park, police say...

Click here for updates on this story GWINNETT COUNTY, Georgia (WGCL) — Gwinnett County Police police said they are investigating a murder and suicide involving a man and his daughter that occurred inside Lawrenceville's Bethesda Park this past w...

 2021-04-22 17:15 

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More scientists now believe COVID-19 spreads primarily through the air...

Click here for updates on this story TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) — An increasing number of doctors and scientists believe COVID-19 is primarily spread through the air and that public health measures need adjusting to reflect the new evidence. Thi...

 2021-04-22 17:14 

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'Will be the future': Canadian billionaire develops one-seat electric vehicle to fight traffic woes...

Click here for updates on this story TORONTO, Ontario (CTV Network) — A Canadian billionaire is developing a new vehicle he believes could solve congestion issues on city streets. Frank Stronach, founder of the international automotive parts company...

 2021-04-22 17:10 

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Debris falling from overpass damages multiple cars, police investigate...

Click here for updates on this story COBB COUNTY, Georgia (WGCL) — Nearly a dozen cars were damaged Wednesday as a result of objects falling from a Cobb County overpass. Authorities said that nearly a dozen vehicles were damaged due to concrete debr...

 2021-04-22 17:04 

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Relatives of Ma'Khia Bryant, Black teen fatally shot by police, appeal for justice...

Ma'Khia Bryant's cousins remembered the Black teenager fatally shot by police in Ohio as "a good student, a good person" whose life was unnecessarily cut short by "disproportionate and unjustified use of force." "As a family we...

 2021-04-22 16:50 

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With Trump's backing, Walker freezes Senate GOP field in Georgia...

Former President Donald Trump's backing of football great Herschel Walker to run for the Georgia Senate seat has been enough to effectively freeze the GOP field in place — even though some Republicans privately worry the political neophyte might...

 2021-04-22 16:50 

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Senate expected to pass anti-Asian hate crimes bill...

The Senate is expected to pass Thursday a bill denouncing discrimination against Asian communities in the United States, and create a new position at the Justice Department to expedite reviews of potential Covid-19-related hate crimes. The bill would also...

 2021-04-22 16:49 

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Cher rescued an elephant then sang him 'My Way'...

Cher and a four-year elephant rescue mission she led is the focus of a new documentary, "Cher & the Loneliest Elephant." Now streaming on Paramount+ in honor of Earth Day, the film takes audiences through the singer's journey to save and prote...

 2021-04-22 16:48 

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Lavaside fire grows to 190 acres...

After battling the Lavaside Fire into the night, the Bureau of Land Management reports the fire is now estimated at around 190 acres. The post Lavaside fire grows to 190 acres appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 16:42 

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Sunny, Breezy, Clouding Up...

Increasing cloudiness before chances of showers into the night from 50-61 today in the valley to chilly 30's tonight and some mtn showers into Friday morning. Tomorrow's high with clouds building again will be in the lower 60's and mid 30'...

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