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 2021-05-05 22:36 

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Meet the man behind some of the best questions on Twitter...

Eric Alper is a music publicist. But if social media is any gauge, he spends a good part of his day sparking conversation by crafting questions on Twitter, like "What opening lyric of a song gives you chills?" More than 45,000 people responded to ...

 2021-05-05 22:29 

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Anti-Asian hate crimes surged in early 2021, study says...

Reported hate crimes against Asians in 16 of the nation's largest cities and counties are up 164% since this time last year, according to a new study from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State University San Bernardino. In analyz...

 2021-05-05 22:23 

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Police release video from officer shooting...

Click here for updates on this story NASHVILLE (WSMV) — Metro Police released the body worn video from Tuesday night when Officer Brian Sherman was shot responding to a call on Sugarloaf Drive in south Nashville. Police said the call was a set-up to...

 2021-05-05 22:18 

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Highs into the 80's for Thursday, dropping temps for this weekend...

A cold front is approaching from the west. As this front nears, look for warm winds out of the southwest, driving in highs into the lower 80's. The front will usher in more wind, dropping temps and scattered showers. OVERNIGHT: Clear with light winds ...

 2021-05-05 22:18 

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Highs into the 80's for Thursday, dropping temps for this weekend...

A cold front is approaching from the west. As this front nears, look for warm winds out of the southwest, driving in highs into the lower 80's. The front will usher in more wind, dropping temps and scattered showers. OVERNIGHT: Clear with light winds ...

 2021-05-05 22:17 

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Eastern Shoshone to vote on medical marijuana in Wyoming...

Tribal leaders in Wyoming have announced a special general meeting this month to vote on the legalization and decriminalization of medical marijuana. The post Eastern Shoshone to vote on medical marijuana in Wyoming appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-05 22:14 

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Police respond to mask uproar at Utah school board meeting...

A mask uproar at a Salt Lake City area school district meeting prompted officials to call in the police. The post Police respond to mask uproar at Utah school board meeting appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-05 22:09 

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Catchy billboards advertising 100k sweepstake raise money for Meals On Wheels...

Click here for updates on this story ATLANTA (WGCL) — What would you do with $100,000? Electronic billboards around Atlanta are asking that question to those passing by. You have just one day left to enter a sweepstake worth 100k. Some of the money ...

 2021-05-05 22:04 

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Chinese rocket debris is expected to crash into Earth soon. It's not the first time....

The large Chinese rocket that is out of control and set to reenter Earth's atmosphere this weekend has brought about an alarming but not unprecedented situation. Space debris has crashed into Earth on a number of occasions, including last year. The go...

 2021-05-05 22:00 

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Insurrection fallout: The hunt for a new US Capitol Police Chief...

Four months after the attack on the US Capitol exposed massive failures of law enforcement and intelligence agencies, Capitol Hill security officials have just a few more weeks to solicit candidates for what may be one of the hardest policing jobs in Amer...

 2021-05-05 21:59 

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Crews suspend search at Naugatuck dam following report of missing person...

Click here for updates on this story NAUGATUCK, Connecticut (WFSB) — Emergency crews spent the day searching a Naugatuck dam for a man who may have fallen into the water. Police said they were notified earlier on Wednesday, just after 11:30 a.m., th...

 2021-05-05 21:44 

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Missing local girl now on national list of missing children...

A local girl who has been missing since April is now on a national list of missing children. The post Missing local girl now on national list of missing children appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-05 21:41 

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The plan was meant to address racism in the school district. Now, it may not get passed...

Three years ago, a video went viral of a group of teenage students chanting the n-word at a private party in Southlake, Texas. Now, as the school district tries to incorporate cultural awareness into the curriculum, a group of parents is fighting back. So...

 2021-05-05 21:40 

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University of Kentucky student falls to her death off a cliff in Red River Gorge...

A University of Kentucky student was found dead at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff in the Red River Gorge on Wednesday, two days after she went hiking and did not return home, the local search and rescue said. The 24-year-old student had fallen off the cli...

 2021-05-05 21:33 

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Blackfoot man arrested for alleged sexual exploitation of a child...

Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced investigators with his Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit arrested a Blackfoot man on Wednesday for alleged sexual exploitation of a minor. The post Blackfoot man arrested for alleged sexual explo...

 2021-05-05 21:28 

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Biden defends proposed tax hikes as helping 'the standard of living of people I grew up with'...

President Joe Biden grew animated on Wednesday while discussing his pitch to increase certain taxes to fund his sweeping spending proposals, saying his plan will not hurt most wealthy Americans and corporations, but will instead help the kind of people he...

 2021-05-05 21:28 

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Vintage Greyhound bus is restored to commemorate the Freedom Rides' 60th anniversary...

An Alabama museum unveiled a restored Greyhound bus Tuesday in honor of the 60th anniversary of the Freedom Riders who fought for desegregation in bus terminals. The unveiling of the bus, which was in service during the time of the Freedom Rides in 1961, ...

 2021-05-05 21:27 

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Elise Stefanik's rapid rise as Trump supporter highlights the Trump takeover of the GOP...

GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik now appears poised to become the next House Republican conference chairwoman as the party unites against Rep. Liz Cheney for calling out former President Donald Trump's Big Lie that the 2020 election was stolen. The New York co...

 2021-05-05 21:27 

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Facing an ouster from House leadership, Cheney says GOP at 'turning point' in new op-ed...

In a new op-ed for The Washington Post, Rep. Liz Cheney says the Republican Party is at a "turning point" and must decide whether to accept or reject Donald Trump's lies about the 2020 election, which she say provoked the violence on January 6...

 2021-05-05 21:24 

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American students convicted of murdering Italian police officer...

Two American students have been convicted of murdering an Italian police officer in an alleged drug deal gone wrong. Late Wednesday, a jury in Rome found Finnegan Lee Elder, 21 and Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, 20 guilty of stabbing Vice Brigadier Mario Cerciell...

 2021-05-05 21:12 

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3-month-old baby died from gunshot wound after shootout on interstate...

Click here for updates on this story BILOXI, Mississipi (WALA) — A 3-month-old child injured during a police chase and shootout in south Mississippi on Monday has died, according to the coroner in Harrison County. Brian Switzer, from Harrison County...

 2021-05-05 21:09 

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Man hit and killed by alleged drunk driver just after leaving Alcoholics Anonymous meeting...

Click here for updates on this story MODESTO, CA (KOVR) — A Modesto man devoted to living a better life was hit and killed by Brandon Howze, who was allegedly drunk at the time. Friends of Ray Galindo say the tragic irony is Galindo was leaving an A...

 2021-05-05 21:09 

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Steinhafels donates more than $20K in furniture to former foster kids in need...

Click here for updates on this story MILWAUKEE (WDJT) — Foster kids who turn 18 before ever being adopted "age out" and are at high risk for unemployment, poverty, health consequences and homelessness. In fact, one in 10 foster kids in Wisco...

 2021-05-05 21:00 

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Trump and legal team approached about Giuliani legal costs...

Allies of Rudy Giuliani continue to call on former President Donald Trump and Republicans to pay for his efforts around the election and, in turn, subsidize the mounting legal bills facing the former New York City mayor. Trump was recently informed direct...

 2021-05-05 20:58 

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The politics of takeout: Biden brings back the presidential lunch run...

The morning phone call from a government number. The swarm of Secret Service agents descending with their dogs. The rumbling black SUV pulling up at the appointed hour. The bag of tacos. The presidential lunch run is back. After going on hiatus during the...

 2021-05-05 20:58 

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Man who designed Star Wars biker scout costume honored by cosplayers at funeral...

Click here for updates on this story VACAVILLE, CA (KOVR) — May the 4th is a well-known and celebrated day for those with affection for all things Star Wars, but this year is different for some who are celebrating the storied saga. What may seem a l...

 2021-05-05 20:55 

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Booster shots rev up immune response to coronavirus variants, Moderna says...

A booster shot of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine revs up the immune response against two worrying coronavirus variants, the company reported Wednesday. And a booster dose formulated specifically to match the B.1.351 variant first seen in South Africa w...

 2021-05-05 20:48 

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Families of people killed in deputy-involved shootings accuse deputies of harassment, intimidation...

Click here for updates on this story LOS ANGELES, CA (KCAL, KCBS) — The families of people who have been killed in deputy-involved shootings have accused deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department of harassing and intimidating the...

 2021-05-05 20:47 

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Google backtracks on office returns and will allow employees to work remotely...

Google is expanding its options for when, where and how often employees return to the office. The company's workers around the world can continue working remotely until September, after which they can choose between coming back to their pre-pandemic o...

 2021-05-05 20:44 

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GOP caucus releases video encouraging people to get vaccine as some in conference still haven't gotten the shot...

As Americans continue to get vaccinated daily, business is returning to normal on Capitol Hill — even though some lawmakers have not been vaccinated. Republican House members who are physicians are trying to persuade Americans who may be hesitant to...

 2021-05-05 20:34 

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Tennessee lawmaker falsely suggests infamous 3/5ths compromise was to help end slavery...

A Tennessee Republican lawmaker wrongly suggested on Tuesday that the infamous three-fifths compromise was an effort by Northern states to curtail the power of Southern slave-owning states with the ultimate aim of ending slavery, when in fact historians s...

 2021-05-05 20:21 

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UK sends patrol ships to British island amid row with France over fishing rights...

Two British offshore patrol vessels will be sent to the island of Jersey "as a precautionary measure" amid an escalating row over fisheries with France, a Downing Street spokesperson said on Wednesday. This comes after French maritime minister Ann...

 2021-05-05 20:10 

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Ravens planning for fans at full capacity for upcoming season...

Click here for updates on this story BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens announced Tuesday it plans to welcome back fans to full capacity at M&T Bank Stadium for the upcoming season. "I'm missing the tailgating," said Philip Brzozowsk...

 2021-05-05 20:08 

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Tennessee 2-year-old who got stuck in a wooden barrel rescued by firefighters...

Firefighters in Tennessee had to help bust a 2-year-old boy out of an antique wooden barrel after he climbed in and got stuck in one over the weekend. Dorian Strubing, who turns 3 in July, wedged himself in the barrel on Saturday evening, while his family...

 2021-05-05 20:07 

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Biden dismisses McConnell's pledge to focus 'on stopping this new administration'...

President Joe Biden responded on Wednesday to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's comment that "100%" of his focus is "on stopping this new administration," asserting that he had heard such threats from the Kentucky Republican bef...

 2021-05-05 20:02 

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Teen accused of rigging homecoming race charged as an adult...

Click here for updates on this story PENSACOLA (WFOR) — A north Florida teen accused of rigging her high school's homecoming race for queen is facing more serious charges. The State Attorney's Office in Pensacola said Emily Grover will be tr...

 2021-05-05 20:02 

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FIRST ON CNN: Feds fine unruly and maskless airplane passengers as violent incidents increase...

Federal authorities are planning to fine two unmasked and unruly passengers accused of hitting and grabbing flight attendants amid a rash of disruptive and sometimes violent incidents on board planes. One passenger accused of grabbing and striking two fli...

 2021-05-05 20:00 

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Mediterranean diet may prevent memory loss and dementia, study finds...

Not sure what to eat? Why not choose foods that are good for your brain? Meals inspired by traditional foods from the sunny Mediterranean, a new study found, may lower your risk for dementia by interfering with the buildup of two proteins, amyloid and tau...

 2021-05-05 19:57 

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Social media star asking for your help to clean up city...

Click here for updates on this story PHILADELPHIA (KYW) — A Philadelphia social media star recognized around the country is asking for help to move his mission forward. Terrill Haigler has had a heck of a year. "I've literally found my purpo...

 2021-05-05 19:55 

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Edwards to open Friday...

Regal announced Regal Edwards Grand Teton will open Friday, May 7. The post Edwards to open Friday appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-05 19:53 

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Legislation would prohibit marijuana advertising in Idaho...

A Senate panel on Wednesday approved legislation to prohibit commercial advertising for marijuana in Idaho that could potentially be used to stymie ballot initiatives to legalize the drug in the state. The post Legislation would prohibit marijuana adverti...

 2021-05-05 19:49 

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City council holding public hearing regarding concerns over Pittsburgh's declining Black population...

Click here for updates on this story PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh City Council will hold a public hearing today to address concerns about the decrease in the city's Black population. The Penn Plaza Support and Action Coalition petitioned the c...

 2021-05-05 19:47 

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Mother Kristie Haas charged with murder of daughter 3-year-old Emma Cole whose remains found in softball field in 2019...

Click here for updates on this story SMYRNA, Delaware (KYW) — There are new developments in the death of a 3-year-old Smyrna, Delaware girl whose remains were found in a softball field in 2019. Her mother has been re-indicted in the girl's death...

 2021-05-05 19:47 

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Mother Kristie Haas charged with murder of daughter 3-year-old Emma Cole whose remains found in softball field in 2019...

Click here for updates on this story SMYRNA, Delaware (KYW) — There are new developments in the death of a 3-year-old Smyrna, Delaware girl whose remains were found in a softball field in 2019. Her mother has been re-indicted in the girl's death...

 2021-05-05 19:45 

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Biden says the GOP going through a 'mini revolution' as party moves to oust Liz Cheney...

President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he thinks the Republican Party is going through a "sort of mini-revolution" amid the push by GOP House members to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her leadership position. "It seems as though the Republican ...

 2021-05-05 19:35 

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Police: Man arrested after allegedly attacking Sikh man with hammer at hotel...

Click here for updates on this story NEW YORK (WCBS) — A man who allegedly struck a Sikh man in the head with a hammer at Brooklyn hotel has been arrested. Police on Tuesday announced the arrest of 27-year-old Latif Gina, of Brooklyn. The incident h...

 2021-05-05 19:34 

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US supports vaccine patent waiver proposal at World Trade Organization...

The Biden administration, in a major decision Wednesday, said it would support easing patent rules on Covid-19 vaccines after intense internal debate and strong pushback from American drugmakers, potentially expanding the global supply and narrowing the v...

 2021-05-05 19:34 

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Animal Rescue League of Iowa: 'We have never had a call quite like this'...

Click here for updates on this story DES MOINES, Iowa (The Courier) — While the Animal Rescue League of Iowa has gotten calls to rescue alligators within city limits before, "we have never had a call quite like this," the organization said i...

 2021-05-05 19:30 

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Glenn Close has a new album and a newfound appreciation for go-go music...

To hear Glenn Close tell it, she really doesn't know a great deal about music. "I think of myself actually as a music ignoramus," the acclaimed actress told CNN on Tuesday. Interesting, given that she has a new album coming out and a viral mus...

 2021-05-05 19:30 

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[ Idaho Falls ]

Glenn Close has a new album and a newfound appreciation for go-go music...

To hear Glenn Close tell it, she really doesn't know a great deal about music. "I think of myself actually as a music ignoramus," the acclaimed actress told CNN on Tuesday. Interesting, given that she has a new album coming out and a viral mus...

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