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 2021-05-16 16:04 

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Maskless crowds resume at Kansas City Mavericks games...

Click here for updates on this story INDEPENDENCE, Missouri (KCTV) — Mask mandates are disappearing around the Kansas City area. Saturday night the KC Mavericks hosted the Allen Americans in the first large sporting event in the region where masks w...

 2021-05-16 16:02 

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Rigby hosts 21st annual kite festival...

On Saturday, Rigby High School hosted the 21st annual "Just For Fun" Kite Festival. The post Rigby hosts 21st annual kite festival appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-16 15:51 

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Repairs made to ruptured pipe that spilled millions of gallons of sewage into Perdido Bay...

Click here for updates on this story PENSACOLA, Florida (WALA) — A ruptured pipe pouring several million gallons of untreated sewage into Perdido Bay is now fixed, according to the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA). The repair happened around...

 2021-05-16 15:45 

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'Keep an eye on your kids:' 2-year-old boy in critical condition after shooting, woman arrested...

Click here for updates on this story MILWAUKEE (WDJT) — A two-year-old Milwaukee boy is in critical condition. Milwaukee police say he shot himself. It happened near 48th and Marion. People who live in area say this should be a wake up call for all ...

 2021-05-16 15:37 

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A tiger went missing in Houston for nearly a week. Here's how the search unfolded and what's next for him...

Jose Ramos looked up from his dinner and met a strange sight outside his Houston home last Sunday. A tiger. He grabbed his phone, snapped a few pictures of the animal sitting in his front yard and posted them in a neighborhood forum, where the shots quick...

 2021-05-16 15:36 

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NYC Pride parade organizers ban the NYPD from its events until 2025...

Organizers of New York City Pride banned the New York Police Department from participating in the annual June parade and related events and moved to reduce their presence on scene, saying their appearance threatened members of the community. "NYC Prid...

 2021-05-16 15:18 

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These are the immunizers putting a personal face on a nationwide Covid-19 vaccination effort...

When Hannah Rummer and her brother Nick Reid administer Covid-19 vaccines, they don't just see a series of arms to inject and bandage. They see their soccer coach, their piano instructor, their neighbor and their favorite teacher. Rummer, a pharmacist...

 2021-05-16 14:52 

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How organizers plan to make the Olympics happen...

Despite protests from the public, skepticism from stakeholders and an ongoing state of emergency in Tokyo and other prefectures, organizers maintain that the Olympics will still go ahead later this year. Having already been postponed by a year, the Olympi...

 2021-05-16 14:39 

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Republican congressman calls out 'bogus' claims by GOP colleagues downplaying Capitol riot...

Republican Rep. Fred Upton on Sunday called out an effort by some of his GOP colleagues to downplay the Capitol insurrection, saying their "bogus" claims about the deadly attack are evidence of a need to establish a bipartisan commission to invest...

 2021-05-16 14:38 

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How to watch the MTV Movie & TV awards...

The MTV Movie & TV Awards, a popular vote and popcorn trophy celebration of the best entertainment of the year, will take place Sunday. The Elizabeth Olsen-led Disney+ series "Wandavision"; leads with five nominations. Other top nominees are "E...

 2021-05-16 14:32 

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A shooting in a Bronx park leaves 1 person dead and 4 others injured, New York police say...

Police are trying to find whoever opened fire at a Bronx park on Saturday night, killing one person and leaving four others injured. Four males and a female were at Claremont Park when shots were fired around 9:07 p.m., a spokesperson for the New York Cit...

 2021-05-16 14:30 

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Israel-Palestinian conflict marks its deadliest day as scenes of horror unfold in Gaza...

Israel bombed the house of Hamas' Gaza leader and obliterated a family's home in Gaza as Hamas launched more than 100 rockets towards Israel on Sunday, marking the deadliest day of the week-long conflict so far, according to data from the Palestin...

 2021-05-16 14:19 

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Roller coaster stalls out mid-ride, stranding passengers 20 feet in the air...

A spinning, flipping roller coaster at a Phoenix, Arizona, amusement park became stuck mid-ride on Saturday night, stranding nearly two dozen passengers 20 feet in the air until the Fire Department came to the rescue. The Desert Storm ride at Castles N...

 2021-05-16 14:14 

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2 Chicago police officers and a suspect shot on the city's west side...

Two Chicago police officers have been shot on the city's west side, according to the Chicago Police Department. The shooting happened at 7:11 a.m. (8:11 a.m. ET) in the 1500 block of South Lawndale Avenue. Both officers were transported to Mt. Sinai H...

 2021-05-16 14:10 

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Summer seem all booked up? How vaccinated Americans can still plan a memorable getaway...

The wait-and-see approach to travel right now is prudent from a health perspective. From a booking perspective, maybe not so much. US airfares are on the rise, rental cars are in short supply and sifting through vacation home rental sites for gems in popu...

 2021-05-16 13:23 

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Media offices destroyed by Israeli airstrike in Gaza...

The Associated Press, Al Jazeera, and media advocacy groups are demanding answers after an Israeli airstrike destroyed a building with offices belonging to news outlets in Gaza on Saturday. The Israel Defense Forces said the building contained "Hamas ...

 2021-05-16 13:18 

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Tensions between Israel and Palestinians are sky-high. Here's what you need to know...

Conflict between Israelis and Palestinians boiled over this week, escalating rapidly into one of the worst rounds of violence between the two sides in the last several years. An already tense situation prompted by moves to evict Palestinian families from ...

 2021-05-16 13:15 

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Roller coaster stalls out mid-ride, stranding passengers 20 feet in the air...

A spinning, flipping roller coaster at a Phoenix, Arizona, amusement park became stuck mid-ride on Saturday night, stranding nearly two dozen passengers 20 feet in the air until the Fire Department came to the rescue. The Desert Storm ride at Castles N...

 2021-05-16 12:41 

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The bizarre story of the inventor of ransomware...

Eddy Williems was working for an insurance company in Belgium back in December 1989 when he popped the floppy disc into his computer. The disc was one of 20,000 sent in the mail to attendees of the World Health Organization's AIDS conference in Stockh...

 2021-05-16 12:35 

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Colonial Pipeline attack: A 'wake up call' about the threat of ransomware...

A relatively unsophisticated ransomware attack that caused a days-long shutdown of America's largest fuel pipeline last week — resulting in gas shortages, spiking prices and consumer panic — is exactly the sort of situation that cybersecur...

 2021-05-16 12:31 

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Critical infrastructure really is critical. The US must act now...

What do businesses need to operate? Electricity, water and gasoline are near the top of the list, and recent infrastructure failings suggest the foundations of the US economy may be on shakier ground than thought. In February, extreme weather overwhelmed ...

 2021-05-16 12:19 

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Israel-Palestinian conflict sees rising death toll as scenes of horror unfold in Gaza...

Israel bombed the house of Hamas' Gaza leader and obliterated a family's home in Gaza as Hamas launched more than 100 missiles towards Israel on Sunday, marking one of the deadliest days of the week-long conflict so far. The Israel Defense Forces ...

 2021-05-16 12:13 

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Mother's Day Fast Facts...

Mother's Day is observed on the second Sunday in May in the United States. It is also celebrated in many other countries. May 8, 2022 Mother's Day. Facts In 2019, 27 was the average age in the United States for first-time mothers, according to the...

 2021-05-16 12:11 

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Tony Stewart Fast Facts...

Here's a look at the life of retired NASCAR driver and race track owner Tony Stewart. Personal Birth date: May 20, 1971 Birth place: Columbus, Indiana Birth name: Anthony Wayne Stewart Father: Nelson Stewart Mother: Pam Stewart (now Boas) Other Facts ...

 2021-05-16 12:08 

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Coronavirus Outbreak Timeline Fast Facts...

Here's some information about the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. The coronavirus, called Covid-19 by WHO, originated in China and is the cousin of the SARS virus. Coronaviruses are a large gro...

 2021-05-16 12:01 

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A 4-year-old boy was found on a street 'murdered in a violent act,' Dallas police say...

Dallas police are investigating the grisly killing of a 4-year-old boy who was found on a street Saturday morning. "A child was murdered through a violent act. We believe an edged weapon was used," Dallas police Executive Assistant Chief Albert Ma...

 2021-05-16 12:01 

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What the new CDC mask guidelines mean for your mental health...

No more masks? As the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced fully vaccinated people can stop masking or physical distancing, except for certain extenuating circumstances, for many it felt like the breakthrough we've all been waiting ...

 2021-05-16 12:01 

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Purges, poll watchers and gridlock: Five developments in the voting battles...

Arizona just became the latest Republican-led battleground to impose new voting restrictions, enacting a law that could purge tens of thousands of voters from the state's early mail-in ballot list. And in other key states, GOP lawmakers are charging a...

 2021-05-16 11:33 

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How to talk to our kids about traumatic events, according to a 9/11 responder...

Isaac Rothbart's twins had always known their daddy doesn't like fireworks. But he'd never told his kids why. Then, while celebrating their fifth birthday at Disney World, the family wound up close to an unexpected pyrotechnics show. Rothbart ...

 2021-05-16 10:55 

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Temperature checks are gone from some theme parks and elsewhere. Health experts say that's just fine...

Just before the CDC's new mask guidance for vaccinated people became the country's hot Covid-19 topic, a different feature of the pandemic was falling by the wayside: temperature checks at amusement parks. Several Florida theme parks — Disne...

 2021-05-16 10:29 

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A tiger went missing in Houston for nearly a week. Here's how the search unfolded and who police say the owners are...

Jose Ramos looked up from his dinner and met a strange sight outside his Houston home last Sunday. A tiger. He grabbed his phone, snapped a few pictures of the animal sitting in his front yard and posted them in a neighborhood forum, where the shots quick...

 2021-05-16 10:00 

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There's a database whose mission is to stop problematic police officers from hopping between departments. But many agencies don't know it exists...

When a police officer leaves their department because of misconduct, there's no easy public way for people to know if they're rehired elsewhere in law enforcement. One of the most notable recent cases was Timothy Loehmann, the former Ohio officer ...

 2021-05-16 09:11 

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China closes its side of Everest over Covid fears, as climbers start to scrap expeditions...

China has suspended its spring climbing season from the Tibetan side of Mount Everest, the state-run Xinhua News Agency said on Saturday, and climbers have begun to scrap their expeditions on the Nepali side and retreat from the world's tallest peak o...

 2021-05-16 09:05 

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Lake Wind Advisory issued May 16 at 3:05AM MDT until May 16 at 3:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID...

Lake Wind Advisory: Lower Snake River Plain until May 16 at 9:07 AM The post Lake Wind Advisory issued May 16 at 3:05AM MDT until May 16 at 3:00PM MDT by NWS Pocatello ID appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-16 09:02 

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Arizona audit funding cloaked in secrecy...

Three weeks into the Arizona Senate's unorthodox audit of the 2020 presidential election results, one potential winner seems to be emerging, regardless of any count: Cyber Ninjas, the Florida-based consulting firm being paid to lead the analysis of th...

 2021-05-16 08:37 

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Mandatory wildfire evacuations are ordered for parts of western Los Angeles County...

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for the area near Topanga Canyon due to the Palisades Fire, a tweet from the Los Angeles County Fire Department said Saturday night. The area affected, at Topanga State Park in the Santa Monica Mountains, is approxi...

 2021-05-16 08:31 

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The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Sunday, May 16, 2021 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY Thunderstorms will rumble across much of the Great Plains today from South Texas to Kansas and Nebraska; rainfall may be locally heavy in any thunderstorm. Some of the storms may be ...

 2021-05-16 08:13 

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Tiger missing in Houston turned in to authorities, police say...

The nine-month old Bengal tiger that has been missing for days in Houston was found Saturday and was transferred to the appropriate authorities, officials said. "We are happy to report that the missing tiger seen in a Houston neighborhood last week ha...

 2021-05-16 07:32 

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Kobe Bryant among Class of 2020 officially inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame...

Kobe Bryant was officially inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2020 on Saturday night. "I wish my husband was here to accept this incredible award," Bryant's wife, Vanessa Bryant, said at the cer...

 2021-05-16 07:24 

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Mask policies across the US are rapidly changing. Here's what worries experts about that...

In the past week, America took two big steps closer to a semblance of the normalcy we've longed for. On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration expanded its emergency use authorization for Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine to include people 12 to 15 year...

 2021-05-16 07:19 

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Tiger missing in Houston turned to authorities, police say...

The nine-month old Bengal tiger that has been missing for days in Houston was found Saturday and was transferred to the appropriate authorities, officials said. "We are happy to report that the missing tiger seen in a Houston neighborhood last week ha...

 2021-05-16 07:09 

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Asian American history is American history. These AAPI leaders transformed the US for generations to come...

Imagine getting through this pandemic without Zoom. Or not having any days off work, toiling seven days a week with no overtime pay. Asian Americans have improved the lives of fellow Americans in countless ways. But some of the biggest contributions don&#...

 2021-05-16 06:50 

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Israeli strikes hit home in Gaza refugee camp, media offices as conflict intensifies...

Israel bombed a house in Gaza where a family had gathered to celebrate the end of Ramadan and an office housing international media as a new flurry of Hamas missiles rained down on Tel Aviv Saturday, increasing fears that a de-escalation of the conflict c...

 2021-05-16 06:13 

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Arizona mother charged with murder after her two children are found dead in Tempe...

The mother of two children who were found dead in a Tempe, Arizona, apartment has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in their deaths, police said Saturday. Police found a 9-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy dead in the apartment after th...

 2021-05-16 06:05 

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It's easy to nod off to 'sleep stories.' Making them is hard...

Elizabeth Skipper, a freelance copywriter in Cincinnati, has done something that might make a lot of people jealous. She's gone to bed with Idris Elba dozens of times. No, not in the flesh. Skipper drifts off to sleep at night listening to Elba's ...

 2021-05-16 05:01 

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How to watch the MTV Movie & TV awards...

The MTV Movie & TV Awards, a popular vote and popcorn trophy celebration of the best entertainment of the year, will take place Sunday. The Elizabeth Olsen-led Disney+ series "Wandavision"; leads with five nominations. Other top nominees are "E...

 2021-05-16 04:53 

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Grays welcome players for tryouts...

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - The post Grays welcome players for tryouts appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-16 04:52 

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Brooks leads Snake River to 3A State Tournament...

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - The post Brooks leads Snake River to 3A State Tournament appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-16 04:50 

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Vallivue comes back to beat Hillcrest...

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - The post Vallivue comes back to beat Hillcrest appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-05-16 04:48 

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Gooding ends Snake River's season in 3A State Play-In...

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) - The post Gooding ends Snake River's season in 3A State Play-In appeared first on Local News 8 ....

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