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 2021-04-23 03:08 

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Thursday high school scores April 22...

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (KIFI) - High school baseball and softball scores The post Thursday high school scores April 22 appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-23 03:01 

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George Clooney jokes wife Amal watching 'ER' for the first time has been 'a disaster for my marriage'...

Amal Clooney is doing what so many people have been doing during the pandemic — watching "ER." But according to husband and actor George Clooney, the many dalliances of Dr. Doug Ross have been met with disapproval. "This has been a very,...

 2021-04-23 02:46 

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Pentagon review panel recommends taking sexual assault investigations out of commanders' hands...

A Pentagon commission on sexual assault in the military is recommending that independent authorities decide whether to prosecute service members in sexual assault cases instead of commanders, a senior defense official told CNN. If adopted, the change woul...

 2021-04-23 02:27 

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Woman pleads guilty to hate crime charges after police say she ran over a girl because she 'was a Mexican'...

An Iowa woman who told police in 2019 that she ran over a girl because she "was a Mexican" pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal hate crime charges, according to court records filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. Nicole ...

 2021-04-23 02:25 

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Emergency crews recover hiker's body...

Click here for updates on this story TALLULAH FALLS, Georgia (WGCL) — Emergency responders worked to recover the body of a woman who fell or jumped from a ledge at a north Georgia state park. According to Habersham Emergency Services officials, a hi...

 2021-04-23 02:08 

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'Mortal Kombat' ratchets up the gore, but as a movie, it's not a winner...

Any sober analysis of "Mortal Kombat" already risks overthinking it, but even taking this adaptation of the game on its decidedly R-rated terms, the movie offers few of the visceral thrills that might produce a collective audience response, which ...

 2021-04-23 02:05 

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Woman describes moments after bear rips open garage door...

Click here for updates on this story AVON, Connecticutt (WFSB) — It's that time of the year where more and more people are starting to see bears walking around their yards. In fact, a family in Avon got an unpleasant surprise visit recently when...

 2021-04-23 01:59 

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CDC vaccine advisers to hear about new blood clot cases linked with J&J coronavirus vaccine...

Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are scheduled to meet Friday to discuss how to move forward with Johnson & Johnson's Janssen coronavirus vaccine. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is scheduled to me...

 2021-04-23 01:54 

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11-yo girl delivers baby after mom goes into labor at home...

Click here for updates on this story MOLALLA, Oregon (KPTV) — An 11-year old Molalla girl has quite the story to tell. She delivered her baby brother with the help of a 911 dispatcher Thursday morning. Jordan Eck says Thursday morning she felt some ...

 2021-04-23 01:35 

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Ma'Khia Bryant argued about housekeeping before fatal police shooting, foster parent says...

Ma'Khia Bryant and two other young women argued over a messy house and unmade bed before a fight that ended with the fatal police shooting shooting of the Black teenager, the woman who cared for Ma'Khia in foster care said Thursday. Angela Moore s...

 2021-04-23 01:32 

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I traveled to Sri Lanka and it felt like I was the only tourist in the entire country...

About two hours after Sri Lanka announced they would reopen their borders to travelers in January 2021, I bought tickets to go there. I live in Hong Kong, which has done a good job containing the pandemic. But the tradeoff is that it has been extremely di...

 2021-04-23 01:14 

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Zimbabwe to sell hunting rights for endangered elephants...

Zimbabwe will "soon" start selling rights to shoot as many as 500 elephants this year, the country announced this week. Tinashe Farawo, a spokesman for the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority, told CNN Thursday that declining tourism ...

 2021-04-23 00:50 

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Tesla owners warned of 'full self-driving' risks even before fatal crash...

Tesla's "full self-driving" feature has attempted to drive under a railroad crossing arm while a speeding train passes. It's nearly driven head on into a concrete wall of a parking garage, attempted ill-advised left turns, clipped at least...

 2021-04-23 00:38 

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Ma'Khia Bryant may have argued about housekeeping before fatal police shooting, foster parent says...

Ma'Khia Bryant and two other young women may have argued over a messy house and unmade bed before a fight that ended with the fatal police shooting shooting of the Black teenager, the woman who cared for Ma'Khia in foster care said Thursday. Angel...

 2021-04-23 00:33 

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Bill to increase killing of Idaho wolves clears House panel...

Legislation that could lead to killing up to 90% of the wolves in Idaho continued its speedy trip through the Statehouse on Thursday. The post Bill to increase killing of Idaho wolves clears House panel appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-23 00:11 

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Witnesses describe chaotic scene as deputies shot at Andrew Brown Jr....

Neighbors on Thursday described a chaotic scene of North Carolina deputies trying to serve a warrant, a car pulling away and shots fired — leaving one man dead. The shooting took place Wednesday morning in a working-class neighborhood of Elizabeth C...

 2021-04-23 00:02 

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Hygiene theater, mask theater, climate theater...

Americans have spent more than a year without live access to the performing arts, so maybe we can all be forgiven for engaging in a bit of theater. It's everywhere. Too much hygiene. First, let's consider that some theater can be harmful, which is...

 2021-04-22 23:56 

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US sending 'airborne assets' to help search for missing Indonesian submarine...

The United States is sending "airborne assets" to help search for the Indonesian submarine that went missing with 53 crew members on board, Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said Thursday. "We are deeply saddened by the news of Indonesia'...

 2021-04-22 23:33 

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Idaho Falls Power conducts microgrid test...

A special experiment Thursday tested our readiness in case of a regional power emergency. The post Idaho Falls Power conducts microgrid test appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 23:30 

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Daunte Wright's mother says she 'never imagined' she'd be standing there at his funeral...

The families of George Floyd and Philando Castile joined mourners in Minneapolis on Thursday to bid farewell to Daunte Wright, a Black man whose death this month at the hands of a police officer prompted renewed cries for justice and accountability. In hi...

 2021-04-22 23:25 

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Texas town to become home to largest urban solar farm in US...

Click here for updates on this story HOUSTON (KTRK) — For 50 years, the landfill in the middle of Houston's Sunnyside community has sat empty and closed off to the public. "You could smell it," said longtime Sunnyside resident Deatrice C...

 2021-04-22 23:23 

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Senior general says US will maintain ability to launch air strikes in Afghanistan following troop withdrawal...

The senior US general responsible for US troops in the Middle East made clear Thursday that the US intends to maintain military influence and the ability to carry out air strikes in Afghanistan after American and NATO troops are withdrawn from the country...

 2021-04-22 23:23 

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Oscar nominee Glenn Close is on a mission to end the stigma surrounding mental illness...

Glenn Close is up for an Oscar this Sunday for her role in the film "Hillbilly Elegy." But in real life, the Academy Award nominee and Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe winner is busy shining the spotlight on mental health awareness. And for Close, it&#...

 2021-04-22 23:16 

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234 new Idaho COVID-19 cases...

Idaho officials reported 234 new COVID-19 cases Thursday. The post 234 new Idaho COVID-19 cases appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 23:14 

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Gusty Winds for Friday, Scattered Showers This Weekend...

A cold front moving through Montana will deliver a few isolated showers Thursday night and gusty winds Friday afternoon. A deeper system takes aim for the region this weekend, with winds and scattered snow/rain showers. We could even see a few thunderstor...

 2021-04-22 23:03 

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Jail employees fired after being arrested in inmate contraband case...

Click here for updates on this story ALBANY, Georgia (Albany Herald) — Two Dougherty County Jail employees have been fired after their arrests on charges related to providing contraband to inmates, and the investigation could lead to additional arre...

 2021-04-22 23:00 

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Idaho House passes 'nondiscrimination' education bill...

The Idaho House on Thursday approved proposed legislation preventing schools and universities from compelling students to adopt belief systems claiming any group of people as defined by sex, race, ethnicity or religion are inferior or superior. The post I...

 2021-04-22 22:58 

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Bill to prevent and fight wildfires approved by Wash. Legislature...

A bill that sets aside $125 million to prevent and fight wildfires in Washington sailed through the state House and now goes to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signature. The post Bill to prevent and fight wildfires approved by Wash. Legislature appeared first on...

 2021-04-22 22:56 

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7 Utah County cities plan to use ranked-choice voting...

Seven cities in Utah County have so far said they plan on using ranked-choice voting for this year's municipal elections. The post 7 Utah County cities plan to use ranked-choice voting appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 22:33 

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Republican 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 next Wednesday. The decision will give Scott, the lone Black Republican senator and the lead Republican ne...

 2021-04-22 22:28 

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15 gang members charged with racketeering...

Click here for updates on this story DAVENPORT, Iowa (Quad-City Times) — A federal grand jury indicted four more members of a Davenport-based street gang on 37 counts of alleged racketeering, according to a Wednesday news release from the Iowa Depar...

 2021-04-22 22:21 

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Son of Sheriff's Chief Deputy facing vehicular homicide charges...

Click here for updates on this story FORT PIERCE, Florida (WPBF) — The son of St. Lucie County Sheriff's Chief Deputy was taken into police custody following a fatal crash on Indian River Drive in Fort Pierce, officials said. According to Fort P...

 2021-04-22 22:16 

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Radio personality fired after sparking outrage with racist tweet...

Click here for updates on this story OMAHA, Nebraska (KETV) — Omaha radio personality Chris Baker was fired over a social media post deemed "completely inappropriate and unacceptable" by the former talk show host's employer. Baker hosted...

 2021-04-22 22:10 

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Drilling rig falls into river...

Click here for updates on this story PETERBOROUGH, New Hampshire (WMUR) — A drilling rig tipped over at a construction site in Peterborough on Thursday morning and fell into the Contoocook River. The massive rig was stuck on its side as it slid down...

 2021-04-22 22:06 

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Baby abandoned in parking lot of hospital...

Click here for updates on this story CLINTON, Massachusetts (WCVB) — Clinton police are investigating after a baby was abandoned outside a hospital. The newborn was left in the parking lot at UMass Memorial HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital on Monday ...

 2021-04-22 22:02 

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City may spend hundreds of millions on sleeping sites for homeless...

Click here for updates on this story SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is currently considering spending hundreds of millions of dollars to have homeless people sleep in tents on city property, it's an expansion of th...

 2021-04-22 21:59 

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House passes bill to cut state income taxes...

The Idaho House has passed a new bill to cut state income taxes. The post House passes bill to cut state income taxes appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 21:58 

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Kentucky State Fair gets greenlight with 'more normal' plans for 2021...

Click here for updates on this story LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (WLKY) — The votes are in: The Kentucky State Fair is happening this year. Kentucky Ag. Commissioner Ryan Quarles tweeted the news on Thursday. He said the board voted unanimously to move for...

 2021-04-22 21:56 

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Arizona mail-in voting bill stalls in Senate amid heated debate between GOP lawmakers...

A bill aimed at changing the mail-in voting process in Arizona, including stopping some voters from automatically receiving ballots, has stalled following an intense back-and-forth between the bill's sponsor and another GOP lawmaker on Thursday. The l...

 2021-04-22 21:50 

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Witnesses describe chaotic scene in deputy-involved shooting of Andrew Brown Jr....

Neighbors on Thursday described a chaotic scene of North Carolina deputies trying to serve a warrant, a car pulling away and shots fired — leaving one man dead. The shooting took place Wednesday morning in a working-class neighborhood of Elizabeth C...

 2021-04-22 21:50 

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COVID-19 UPDATES: SIHP reports 22 new COVID-19 cases...

Southeastern Idaho Public Health has 22 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in southeast Idaho. The post COVID-19 UPDATES: SIHP reports 22 new COVID-19 cases appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-04-22 21:46 

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Woman fosters more than 80 infants in 34 years...

Click here for updates on this story HAYWARD, California (KPIX) — A Hayward woman has been a mother to more than 80 babies over the years through foster care. Linda Owens has cared for a 7-week-old baby girl since she left the hospital as a newborn....

 2021-04-22 21:45 

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Daunte Wright remembered as the 'Prince of Brooklyn Center' by Rev. Al Sharpton...

The families of George Floyd and Philando Castile joined mourners in Minneapolis on Thursday to bid farewell to Daunte Wright, a Black man whose death this month at the hands of a police officer prompted renewed cries for justice and accountability. In hi...

 2021-04-22 21:44 

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Democratic push to make it easier to prosecute officers emerges as sticking point in policing bill talks...

A sweeping bill to overhaul policing practices in the United States still faces an uncertain future — in large part because the two sides remain at sharp odds over whether to make it easier to criminally prosecute officers. South Carolina Sen. Tim S...

 2021-04-22 21:36 

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Family blames dogs for brutal attack at farm...

Click here for updates on this story SACREMENTO, California (KOVR) — A property owner says two neighbors' German Shepherds are to blame for a brutal attack at her family's Sacramento farm. Sebastian Garibaldi grew up alongside the animals on...

 2021-04-22 21:33 

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Extra patrols look for distracted drivers...

Idaho State Police is joining the Bonneville County Sheriff's Office and dozens of other Idaho law enforcement agencies in a statewide effort to remind Idahoans of the dangers of distracted driving. The post Extra patrols look for distracted drivers a...

 2021-04-22 21:26 

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Australian government tears up Victoria's Belt and Road agreement with China, angering Beijing...

The Australian government has canceled a Belt and Road agreement signed by China and the state government of Victoria, escalating trade and diplomatic tensions between Beijing and Canberra. Victoria — the country's second largest and wealthiest ...

 2021-04-22 21:16 

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Republicans cast doubt on Pelosi concessions on January 6 commission...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is making concessions in a bid to revive her effort for a 9/11-style commission to investigate the January 6 attack on the Capitol, but the two parties still don't appear to be resuming serious negotiations amid a dispute ov...

 2021-04-22 21:12 

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Family finds noose on tree, police investigating as hate crime...

Click here for updates on this story RESEDA, California (KCAL/KCBS) — A family in Reseda called the Los Angeles Police Department to investigate a possible hate crime after they discovered a noose hanging from a tree in their backyard. "I was pa...

 2021-04-22 21:06 

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Cops look for driver they say threw dog to death...

Click here for updates on this story WESTMINSTER, Colorado (KCNC) — Westminster police are now looking for the driver who threw a dog to its death. The JeffCo Sheriff's Office reported it happened at 1:45pm on Tuesday on Interstate 76 near Sheri...

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