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 2021-11-30 21:39 

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'Mr. Pop-Tart': Michigan man reflects on the snack he created 57 years later...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WWMT) — At 94 years old, Bill Post has a lot to be proud of. He's a dad to two kids, grandpa to four, and great grandpa to 10. Also on his list of accolades: his role in creating the Pop-Tart. "In 1964 I answered the tel...

 2021-11-30 21:19 

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Lockdowns no longer a 'realistic' option in US, public health experts say...

The White House and public health officials are scrambling to formulate a response to the emergence of a dangerous new COVID-19 variant, but they have downplayed the prospect of reverting to the kind of harsh restrictions seen early in the pandemic as the...

 2021-11-30 21:17 

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Body of woman found on Pleasure Island identified...

Investigators have identified the body of a woman found on Pleasure Island. Police and J. P. Mark DeRouen say the body is that of Janice Summer Ross, 30, reported missing out of Beaumont. Judge DeRouen has ordered an autopsy. Police responded to a report ...

 2021-11-30 20:19 

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Oakland mayor reversing plan to defund police amid violent crime surge...

OAKLAND, Calif. (TND) - Following a sharp increase in violent crimes, the mayor of one of California's biggest cities has reportedly decided to reverse plans on defunding police. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf reportedly announced her plans on Monday duri...

 2021-11-30 19:52 

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After open heart surgery, man wins $1 million prize in lottery...

(WJAR) — After having open heart surgery earlier this month, a Massachusetts man won a $1 million prize on an instant lottery ticket. In a press release Monday, the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission said Alexander McLeish won the cash in the st...

 2021-11-30 19:40 

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Utah helps 92-year-old relive passion with pheasant hunting...

(KUTV) — A 92-year-old man told the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources how much he loved to hunt ducks at Farmington Bay but was unable to continue his passion. He explained to them that, if he ever wanted to go pheasant hunting again, he'd req...

 2021-11-30 19:31 

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WHO decries travel bans, backs omicron variant testing...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says "blanket travel bans" will not prevent the spread of a new coronavirus variant, while acknowledging that countries could order quarantines and take screening measures like testing travelers be...

 2021-11-30 19:15 

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Wife of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' gets 3 years on US charges...

The wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison after pleading guilty to helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar criminal empire. Emma Coronel Aispuro also helped her husband plan a...

 2021-11-30 19:07 

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Defendant in Michael Legg murder pleads guilty to lesser charge...

A defendant charged with murder in the 2018 death of Michael Legg in Nederland has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge, according to information the District Attorney's Office provided to KFDM/Fox 4 News. Duane Lamont Owens, Jr. pleaded guilty to mansla...

 2021-11-30 19:05 

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New Twitter CEO unlikely to lift Trump ban, experts say...

With a change in leadership at Twitter, critics of the platform's content moderation policies see an opportunity for change and a possible opening for former President Donald Trump to return but the company's new CEO has sent no signals that he in...

 2021-11-30 18:58 

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Police: Suspect in custody after shooting at Michigan school...

OXFORD, Mich. (WEYI) Police have a suspect in custody after a shooting Tuesday afternoon at a Michigan high school. TheOakland County Sheriff's Office responded to calls of an active shooter just before 1 p. m. at Oxford High School in Oxford Township...

 2021-11-30 18:46 

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Protests expected outside Supreme Court ahead of Mississippi abortion rights case...

WASHINGTON (WJLA) Protests are expected in downtown Washington D. C. Wednesday as the U. S. Supreme Court is set to hear a case challenging abortion rights. SCOTUS will hear oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, the most seri...

 2021-11-30 18:37 

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Josephine Baker inducted into Pantheon, first Black woman to receive France's top honor...

PARIS (AP) — France is inducting U. S. -born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist Josephine Baker into the Pantheon, the first Black woman to receive the nation's highest honor. Baker's voice resonated Tuesday through streets...

 2021-11-30 18:12 

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Ex-Trump aide Meadows cooperating with House Jan. 6 panel...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Meadows, Donald Trump's former chief of staff, is cooperating with a House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection and providing some documents, putting off for now the panel's threat to hold him in contemp...

 2021-11-30 17:54 

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Following student outrage, ASU says Rittenhouse 'not currently enrolled' in any classes...

TEMPE, Ariz. (TND) - Arizona State University issued a statement late Monday saying Kyle Rittenhouse is "not currently enrolled" in any classes, according to Fox 10 in Phoenix. The statement comes after several student groups planned a rally prote...

 2021-11-30 17:47 

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Sources: Dr. Oz plans to run for Senate seat in Pennsylvania...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV's Dr. Oz Show, is planning to run for Pennsylvania's open U. S. Senate seat as a Republican, according to two people familiar with his plans. Shou...

 2021-11-30 17:37 

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Couple killed in Hardin County house fire...

A husband and wife are dead following a house fire in Hardin County, according to information provided to KFDM/Fox 4 by Silsbee Fire Chief Robin Jones and Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis. A neighbor called 911 at about 3:30 a. m. Tuesday to report a home...

 2021-11-30 17:23 

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November delivers another hit to sinking consumer confidence...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U. S. consumer confidence fell to a nine-month low in November, clipped by rising prices and concern about the coronavirus. The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index dropped to a reading of 109. 5, do...

 2021-11-30 17:16 

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Rihanna's officially 'right excellent,' named Barbados hero...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rihanna smiled under her face mask as she heard her name called in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday, but hesitated before she stood up. Before her, top Barbadian government officials encouraged her to join them at a crucial...

 2021-11-30 17:05 

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Let there be light: Port Arthur hosting tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 Tuesday night...

The City of Port Arthur is hosting its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The ceremony begins at 5:30 p. m. Tuesday at Port Arthur City Hall, 444 4th Street. The Memorial Titans football team will 'do the honors' and turn on the lights to th...

 2021-11-30 16:59 

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Texan who spent $1.6 million in PPP loans on strip clubs, cars given 110-month sentence...

HOUSTON (TND) - A man who fraudulently acquired more than $1. 6 million inPaycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds during the pandemic spent the money at strip clubs, liquor stores, and made various other purchases. 30-year-old Lee Price III pleaded guilty...

 2021-11-30 16:55 

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Jeffrey Epstein's longtime pilot resumes testimony at Ghislaine Maxwell trial...

NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime pilot for the late financier Jeffrey Epstein resumed his testimony at Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial Tuesday, saying that the British socialite charged with helping the financier find teenage girls to sexual...

 2021-11-30 16:41 

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NYC approves safe sites for drug use, aiming to curb overdoses...

NEW YORK (AP) — The first officially authorized safe havens for people to use heroin and other narcotics have been cleared to open in New York City in hopes of curbing overdoses, the mayor and health commissioner said Tuesday. The "overdose prev...

 2021-11-30 16:37 

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Woman awarded $10M in Walmart lawsuit after stepping on rusty nail, losing leg...

FLORENCE, S. C. (WPDE) — A jury awarded a South Carolina woman $10 million following a four-day trial earlier this month in a lawsuit against Walmart. The suit was filed in May of 2017 byApril Jones. It said in June of 2015, Jones was a customer ins...

 2021-11-30 16:24 

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Supply chain problems hit charities' holiday gifts for kids...

With less than four weeks to go until Christmas, Kristyn Begari has been rushing to find enough doll styling heads to give to kids in need. But, the purchasing coordinator for the California-based nonprofit Family Giving Tree says it's been difficult ...

 2021-11-30 16:06 

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New lead testing method could reveal higher levels in water...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — For years, testing of the tap water in an upscale Detroit suburb showed the city was in the clear. Then residents got a notice seemingly out of the blue: Their water could be contaminated with elevated levels of lead. The city of Ro...

 2021-11-30 16:02 

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Sheriff on daughter killed by father after hunting: "He thought he had cleared the gun"...

The Harrison County sheriff says a father accidentally shot and killed his daughter after they'd finished hunting and he was adjusting his rifle while in his vehicle, thinking the rifle was unloaded. 11-year-old Daisy Grace Lynn George died Saturday a...

 2021-11-30 15:59 

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Twitter hashtag calls white people 'mayo monkeys,' group chat talks of 'white genocide'...

A conversation trending around the hashtag "#mayomonkeysgottago" caught steam on Twitter Monday night. Disturbing statements made throughout the conversation include one person blatantly calling for a "white genocide" and wishing "for ...

 2021-11-30 15:40 

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Biden signs new laws for veterans; promotes infrastructure deal...

WASHINGTON (SBG) — President Joe Biden is expected to deliver remarks Tuesday morning and sign a handful of bills into law. Among those bills are S. 796, Protecting Moms Who Served Act of 2021andS. 894, the Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2021. An...

 2021-11-30 15:30 

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Tekton - 11.30.21...
 2021-11-30 15:04 

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Voters' concerns on inflations are 'falling on deaf ears,' says America Rising exec...

WASHINGTON (TND) - Inflation, wages, and labor shortages are voters' top economic concerns, according to a recent poll from Marist/NPR. 39% of voters said inflation was their top economic concern. Cassie Smedile, executive director of America Rising P...

 2021-11-30 15:00 

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The Home Ownership Dream Team - 11.30.21...
 2021-11-30 14:57 

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The Question of the Day: Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021...
 2021-11-30 14:55 

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Final US hurdle for Merck's COVID-19 pill: FDA panel review...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental COVID-19 drug that could soon become the first U. S. -authorized pill to treat the coronavirus faces one final hurdle Tuesday: A panel of government experts will scrutinize data on the medication from drugmaker Merc...

 2021-11-30 14:40 

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US tracking of virus variants has improved after slow start...

After a slow start, the United States has improved its surveillance system for tracking new coronavirus variants such as omicron, boosting its capacity by tens of thousands of samples per week since early this year. Viruses mutate constantly. To find and ...

 2021-11-30 14:31 

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The Weeknd, H.E.R and Olivia Rodrigo win Apple Music Awards...

NEW YORK (AP) — Olivia Rodrigo, H. E. R and The Weeknd have all won honors at a revamped Apple Music Awards, which has grown larger to encompass global music patterns. Rodrigo was named breakthrough artist of the year, her "Sour" was named b...

 2021-11-30 14:25 

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Josh Duggar's child pornography trial to begin...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jury selection was set to begin Tuesday in former reality TV star Josh Duggar's trial over federal child pornography charges. Duggar, who appeared in TLC's "19 Kids and Counting," was charged in April with t...

 2021-11-30 14:20 

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Home of Marilyn Manson searched in abuse investigation...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities searched the home of rocker Marilyn Manson on Monday after allegations of physical and sexual abuse by several women. Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Eva Jimenez said a search warrant was served on the home of ...

 2021-11-30 14:13 

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Travel bans are 'nonsensical' as border crisis continues, says ex-border official...

WASHINGTON (TND) - President Joe Biden has restricted travel from South Africa in the attempt to stop the spread of the Omicron variant - but some lawmakers say travel bans are ineffective if similar enforcement of entry to the country isn't happening...

 2021-11-30 14:12 

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Jurors at trial in Daunte Wright slaying go under microscope...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When attorneys begin sifting through potential jurors on Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use her Taser instead of her gun when she killed Daunte Wright, they'll take a hard l...

 2021-11-30 14:05 

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Prosecutors to begin case against Jussie Smollett in Chicago...

CHICAGO (AP) — Testimony is set to begin Tuesday in the trial of ex-"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who prosecutors say staged a homophobic and racist attack in Chicago but whose defense attorney says is "a real victim" of a "rea...

 2021-11-30 13:50 

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The Morning Show introduces local portrait artist John Cobb...
 2021-11-30 13:27 

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'The Lost Daughter' wins big at 31st Gotham Awards...

NEW YORK (AP) — Maggie Gyllenhaal's Elena Ferrante adaptation "The Lost Daughter" won four Gotham Awards including best feature film at the 31st Gotham Awards, the annual New York independent film celebration that serves as a boozy kicko...

 2021-11-30 13:04 

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Appeals court to weigh Trump arguments to withhold records...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to stop Congress from receiving call logs, drafts of speeches and other documents related to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U. S. Capitol led ...

 2021-11-30 12:57 

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Iran strikes hard line as talks over nuclear deal resume...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran struck a hard line Tuesday after just one day of restarted talks in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal, suggesting everything discussed in previous rounds of diplomacy could be renegotiated. Speaking to Iranian state tele...

 2021-11-30 12:48 

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Omicron was in Netherlands days earlier than first thought...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The omicron variant was already in the Netherlands when South Africa alerted the World Health Organization about it last week, Dutch health authorities said Tuesday, adding to fear and confusion over the new version of the coronaviru...

 2021-11-30 12:05 

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Singer Trey Songz under investigation for alleged sexual assault in Las Vegas...

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating an incident involving R&B singer Trey Songz, whose legal name is Tremaine Neverson. On Nov. 28, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said they received a report...

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