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Mystery surrounds fatal shooting of on-duty Marine in Washington D.C

Lance Cpl. Riley S. Kuznia, 20, was named by the Marine Corps as the individual who died at the barracks early Tuesday morning. The investigation is ongoing, but local police have classified the case as a death investigation rather than a homicide investigation, meaning that it may have been an accident.

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Single winner takes $425M Mega Millions jackpot

One person in New York will be ringing in 2019 with a whole lot of cash. There was one big winner in Tuesday’s $425 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing, the eighth-largest in jackpot in the game’s history. The winning numbers were: 34-44-57-62-70 with a Mega Ball of 14. The winning ticket for the jackpot was […]

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Antioch man charged with sexual battery at Walmart

An Antioch man has been charged with sexual battery for an incident that took place at a local Walmart, police said Monday. Police said within 12 hours of the photos being posted on social media, they received a tip from a resident and were able to identify the man as Brandon Perez, 21. He was […]

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Trump claims federal workers support shutdown, want wall

President Donald Trump argued Tuesday that federal workers support his position in the fight with Democrats over billions of dollars in funding for the border wall, four days into a partial government shutdown with no clear end in sight.

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Kelly Miller Circus celebrates its 80th year but with “no animals”

When the Kelly Miller Circus announced it wasn’t folding its tent and would instead do a full circuit this summer without elephants, zebras, camels, monkeys or other animal performers, the internet cheered and conveyed social media thank-you messages. “It clogged up the Facebook,” says James Kendrick Judkins, a former fire-breather and Texas businessman who stepped […]

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Hurricane Florence’s risks include toxic sludge and lagoons of pig manure

Hurricane Florence’s potential for destruction also includes increased risks for the environment and public health as torrential rains could overwhelm the pits where toxic waste from power plants is stored. Animal-manure lagoons are also at risk of flooding. Duke Energy was ordered two years ago to clean up coal-ash ponds in North Carolina that posed […]

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Hit-and-Run SUV vs Pedestrian with Injuries at Golfview Drive and Walnut Drive, Round Lake Beach

Hit-and-Run SUV vs Pedestrian with Injuries at Golfview Drive and Walnut Drive, Round Lake Beach Round Lake Beach police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 3:49 PM Tuesday October 9, 2018 to a hit-and-run SUV vs pedestrian with personal injury at Golfview Drive and Walnut Drive Round Lake Beach, IL. Police announced that they are searching for […]

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Pentagon defends Syria withdrawal as well thought-out and controlled in a tweet

The Defense Department is defending President Trump’s decision to pull 2,000 U.S. troops out of Syria, tweeting on Friday that the withdrawal is “deliberate, well thought-out, mutually supportive, and controlled.” The department also called the withdrawal the “next phase” of U.S. support to the U.S.-led coalition’s operations in Syria, but did not provide further detail […]

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Changes to prevent Chain O’Lakes flooding being petitioned by residents

Residents are pushing for Illinois officials to change how they run a dam to prevent flooding in several lakes that flow into the Fox River in Chicago’s northern suburbs. Property owners are petitioning the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to intervene in the management of the Stratton Lock and Dam on the Fox River downstream […]

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“It hurt deep inside”: Cancer survivor says he was asked to cover face at South Carolina store

A cancer survivor says he was brought to tears after a store owner told him to cover his face or leave on Monday. Kirby Evans’ daughter wrote a Facebook post about her dad’s experience at Forks Pit Stop in Walterboro, South Carolina. Brandy Evans says her dad went into the store to buy something to […]

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How Juul made vaping viral to become worth a dirty $38 billion

Juul controls 75 percent of the U.S. e-cigarette market up from 27 percent in September last year. In the year since then, the CDC says the percentage of high school students who’ve used an e-cigarette in the last 30 days has grown 75 percent.

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Sheriff: Standoff ensued after man pointed shotgun at deputies in Lake Villa

A Lake Villa man was charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct after allegedly pointing a shotgun at sheriff’s deputies responding to a noise complaint early Tuesday morning. The 911 caller said that he could hear his neighbor’s television playing from across the street. The complainant tried to speak to his neighbor, 58-year-old Frank D. Frano, when […]

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Gurnee could be home to new cellphone, warfare material manufactured by AKHAN Semiconductors

AKHAN Semiconductors, a high-tech manufacturer based in the village, debuted its new clean room to investors, local leaders and the news media Wednesday morning. The facility will produce the company’s patented material, Miraj Diamond, designed to make glass stronger, harder and better able to dissipate heat. The company plans to debut Miraj Diamond next year […]

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Why Wi-Fi 6 is going to make people care about good Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi we have now is dramatically different to the Wi-Fi first certified in the 20th century, and even to what was available five years ago. The Wi-Fi Alliance, an industry group that designs and certifies the standard, has worked continuously to roll out new features and improve the protocol beyond all recognition. The next improvement […]

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South Carolina sees massive stink bug invasion: They’re looking to ‘move into people’s homes’

Residents in The Upstate, a region in the western part of the state, have noticed an increase in these stinky bugs, Fox Carolina reported. This may partly be a result of warm weather that has extended well into fall, Eric Benson, an entomologist at Clemson University, told Fox News. “It has been warmer longer, so […]

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