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 2022-08-16 00:45 

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Case against Alex Jones can proceed, Connecticut judge says...

A federal bankruptcy judge on Monday cleared the way for a defamation lawsuit in Connecticut to proceed against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones....

 2022-08-16 00:39 

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Humane Society more than halfway finished transferring 4,000 rescued beagles...

The transfer comes after federal inspections revealed inadequate veterinary care, insufficient food, unsanitary conditions and more violations at a breeding facility in Virginia....

 2022-08-15 23:51 

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Medical investigator rules Baldwin set shooting an accident...

New Mexico's Office of the Medical Investigator has determined that the fatal film-set shooting of a cinematographer by actor and producer Alec Baldwin last year was an accident....

 2022-08-15 22:54 

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QU welcomes incoming freshman to campus...

On Monday morning and for most of the afternoon, incoming freshman lined Chestnut Street in Quincy to move into their new homes for the school year....

 2022-08-15 22:09 

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Illinois launching community health care program for seniors...

Illinois senior citizens could have more convenient access to health care starting next summer....

 2022-08-15 21:52 

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Police: Woman charged with animal cruelty had nearly 200 dogs on property...

The 59-year-old was arrested Friday on three counts of aggravated cruelty to animals....

 2022-08-15 21:50 

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41-mile seal coat project begins on Missouri Route 6...

This 1.1 million dollar project covers more than 40 miles of work on route 6....

 2022-08-15 21:38 

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Feds oppose unsealing affidavit for Mar-a-Lago warrant...

The Justice Department on Monday rebuffed efforts to make public the affidavit supporting the search warrant for former President Donald Trump's estate in Florida, saying the investigation "implicates highly classified material" and the docume...

 2022-08-15 21:25 

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Kemp will hand out up to $1.2B in cash to poorer Georgians...

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says he will spend up to $1.2 billion on payments of $350 apiece to poorer Georgians....

 2022-08-15 21:25 

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QPS teachers head back to class ahead of students...

Quincy Public School teachers were officially welcomed back for opening day Monday....

 2022-08-15 21:19 

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Defective: When government safety officials learned about 13 deaths tied to an infant rocker, a federal law prevented them from immediately alerting the public...

After the deaths of 13 children over the last 12 years, this summer, Fisher-Price and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission warned parents not to let their children sleep in certain rockers the company has made since the 1990s. Now, InvestigateTV ha...

 2022-08-15 20:49 

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Pete Carril, old-school Princeton coaching maestro, dies...

Carril schooled his teams in the Princeton offense, a game marked by patience, intelligence, constant motion, quick passing and backdoor cuts that often ended in layups....

 2022-08-15 20:29 

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7-Eleven brings back Bring Your Own Cup Day...

7-Eleven's famous Bring Your Own Cup Day is making a return this summer....

 2022-08-15 20:26 

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Rain on the way for some...

Rain looks likely for the western edge of the region...

 2022-08-15 20:14 

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'It was kind of like a miracle': Woman donates kidney to older brother in need...

A woman donated her kidney to her adopted brother after turning out to be a match....

 2022-08-15 20:09 

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Quincy, Pittsfield to receive grant money from Rebuild Illinois Downtowns and Main Streets Capital Program...

Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced on Monday they are awarding $106 million in grants to revitalize 50 commercial corridors and main streets throughout Illinois....

 2022-08-15 19:54 

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Some Capri Sun drinks recalled, may contain cleaning solution, company says...

According to Kraft Heinz, a diluted cleaning solution used on food processing equipment was inadvertently introduced into a production line at one of its factories....

 2022-08-15 19:53 

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Large majority of travelers experienced problems during trips this year...

79% of travelers have experienced problems during a trip this year, according to a new survey from Bankrate....

 2022-08-15 19:51 

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Film academy apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather for 1973 Oscars...

Nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage on behalf of Marlon Brando to speak about the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences apologized to her for the abuse s...

 2022-08-15 19:25 

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Lawmakers demanding fmr. President Trump's tax returns talk after court rules in their favor...

Following the U.S. Court of Appeals ruling, the Ways & Means Committee said the decision showed "the law is on our side in seeking Trump's tax returns."...

 2022-08-15 19:00 

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Therapy surf dog takes final ride on the waves...

It's the final "surf's up" for a southern California therapy dog....

 2022-08-15 18:52 

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CUTE! Zoo welcomes birth of sourthern pudu, world's smallest species of deer...

A video shared by the zoo shows the young fawn exploring its habitat while staying close to its mother....

 2022-08-15 18:40 

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Doctor who sexually abused patients kills himself in jail, sources say...

A once-prominent neurologist convicted last month of sexually abusing patients killed himself Monday at a New York City jail, two people familiar with the matter said....

 2022-08-15 18:20 

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Cheney and Murkowski: Trump critics facing divergent futures...

The political fortunes of U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming are poised to diverge on Tuesday when they're each on the ballot in closely watched primary elections....

 2022-08-15 18:16 

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Couple finds out they own a road by getting $18,000 power bill for streetlights...

The discovery was made when resident David Carona needed to get a streetlight fixed....

 2022-08-15 18:08 

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Giuliani is a target of Georgia elections probe, his lawyers were told...

Special prosecutor Nathan Wade alerted Giuliani's local attorney in Atlanta, Bill Thomas, on Monday morning, attorney Bob Costello said....

 2022-08-15 17:51 

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1 killed, several injured in house explosion in Missouri...

Mississippi County Coroner Terry Parker confirmed at least one person was killed in the blast....

 2022-08-15 17:19 

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Starbucks asks labor board to halt union votes temporarily...

Starbucks on Monday asked the National Labor Relations Board to temporarily suspend all union elections at its U.S. stores, citing allegations from a board employee that regional NLRB officials improperly coordinated with union organizers....

 2022-08-15 17:09 

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Defense Secretary Austin positive for COVID-19 for second time...

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he'll quarantine for the next five days in accordance with CDC guidelines and "will retain all authorities and plan to maintain my normal work schedule virtually from home."...

 2022-08-15 17:01 

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More than 2 million MamaRoos and RockaRoos recalled after reported death...

The MamaRoo is a baby swing that has several motions and speeds, while the RockaRoo is a rocker with a front-to-back gliding motion....

 2022-08-15 17:01 

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Frozen pizzas recalled for possible metal contamination...

Home Run Inn Frozen Foods is voluntarily recalling about 13,099 pounds of frozen meat pizzas that were produced on June 6....

 2022-08-15 16:53 

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Jury hears from key informant in Gov. Whitmer kidnap plot...

In a recording, jurors heard Adam Fox declare, "That's it!" when he drove past Gretchen Whitmer's vacation home in 2020....

 2022-08-15 16:22 

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Pfizer CEO tests positive for COVID-19...

Bourla said he has received four shots of Comirnaty, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech....

 2022-08-15 16:13 

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Man flees from deputies in excavator, leading them on slow-speed chase...

A man in Oregon led police on a slow-moving chase for more than half a mile as he drove an excavator, according to deputies....

 2022-08-15 15:27 

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MSHP: Mother will not face endangerment charges following death of 2-year-old Canton boy...

The parents of 2-year-old boy who was struck and killed late Thursday night in Canton, Missouri, by an alleged drunk driver will not face any child endangerment charges, according to the Missouri Sate Highway Patrol....

 2022-08-15 15:24 

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Thao, Kueng say they rejected plea deal in Floyd killing...

Two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's killing told a judge that they have rejected plea deals that would have resulted in three-year prison sentences....

 2022-08-15 15:22 

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School bus carrying 32 students crashes into home near Ohio-Indiana border...

The bus belongs to Union County College Corner Joint School District in Union County, Indiana. First responders performed life-saving measures on the bus driver....

 2022-08-15 15:14 

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3-year-old girl dies after being left in hot car, police say...

A 3-year-old girl has died after being left in a hot car, police in Missouri said....

 2022-08-15 14:58 

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8 bricks of suspected cocaine found washed up on beach...

A simple beach cleanup in Mississippi led to a startling discovery this weekend....

 2022-08-15 14:28 

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So-called 'Don't Say Gay' law confuses some Florida schools...

Some Florida schools have moved library books and debated changing textbooks in response to a law critics call "Don't Say Gay."...

 2022-08-15 13:54 

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Fiona's baby brother officially has a name...

The hippo care team selected Ferguson and Fritz as the final name candidates from thousands of suggestions and asked the public to weigh in on which they liked better....

 2022-08-15 13:48 

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Nicholas Evans, "The Horse Whisperer" author, dies at 72...

The story of a trainer hired to help an injured teenager and her horse back to health was adapted into a Hollywood movie starring Robert Redford as the title character and Scarlett Johansson playing young rider Grace MacLean in her breakout role....

 2022-08-15 13:30 

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Judge: Sen. Graham must testify in Georgia election probe...

Attorneys for Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, had argued that his position as a U.S. senator provided him immunity from having to appear before the investigative panel....

 2022-08-15 13:19 

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Russian shells slam into eastern Ukraine, killing 3 people...

The eastern region of Donetsk, one of the two provinces making up the country's industrial heartland of Donbas, has faced the most intense shelling....

 2022-08-15 13:12 

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'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown enrolled at Purdue University...

In season three, a Purdue T-shirt that appeared in an episode of the show went viral and became a top seller online....

 2022-08-15 13:09 

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King's Hawaiian recalls some of its buns...

It is a voluntary decision, but the company says it just wants to be extra careful after one of the ingredients used in the pretzel products was recalled by another company....

 2022-08-15 12:55 

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Birthdays and Anniversaries: August 14th, 2022...

Send your birthdays and anniversaries to birthdays@wgem.com...

 2022-08-15 12:45 

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Birthdays and Anniversaries: August 15th, 2022...

Send your birthdays and anniversaries to birthdays@wgem.com...

 2022-08-15 12:33 

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New mental health crisis hotline available for Missouri farmers...

According to one study, between 2003 and 2017, the suicide rate among rural Missourians grew by 78 percent....

 2022-08-15 12:26 

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British regulator 1st to OK Moderna's updated COVID-19 booster...

In a statement on Monday, the Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency said it had given the green light to Moderna's combination "bivalent" vaccine, which will be used as an adult booster shot....

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