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Tropical Storm Hermine Had Much Less Impact Than Expected
- September 06, 2016

Millions of residents, from Virginia to New England, are expected to remain under tropical storm watches and warnings for the rest of Labor Day weekend as post-cyclone Hermine meanders up the Eastern Seaboard. One person died in Florida as Hermine approached. The tropical storm warning for New Jersey was lifted at about midnight Monday. Those waves could also cause rip currents. (more...)
Former Illinois Governor Quinn unveils redistricting reform plan
- September 01, 2016

The proposal from the group Independent Maps would have given the state auditor general a new role in the process, but the constitution limits petition-driven referendums to making "structural and procedural" changes to the General Assembly. (more...)
Endwell, New York, claims Little League World Series title Endwell, New York, claims Little League World Series title
- August 31, 2016

The game ended on back-to-back home runs by Carlos Gonzalez and Esmith Pineda . Zach McWilliams hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, RJ Moore struck out five in two relief innings and Goodlettsville, Tenn., beat Bowling Green, Ky., 8-4, on Thursday night for a spot in the USA championship game of the Little League Series in South Williamsport . (more...)
Vikings not forthright over Bridgewater injury Vikings not forthright over Bridgewater injury
- August 24, 2016

Bridgewater threw during team drills, although reports from the team's session indicated that he was mostly throwing shorter passes during the workout. "I'm always going to do what's best for the organization and you're going to have to respect that". So quarterbacks Joel Stave and Brad Sorensen, who signed Saturday, were the only passers at Vikings practice. (more...)
Alligator bit boy's head during Disney attack Alligator bit boy's head during Disney attack
- August 23, 2016

A new incident analysis into the death of Lane Graves at Disney World in Florida reveals the tragic last moments of the little boy before he was attacked by an alligator. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission "cannot say with absolute certainty that the subject animal has been taken", the report says. (more...)
Trump says he's not flip-flopping on immigration Trump says he's not flip-flopping on immigration
- August 23, 2016

At the same time, she said, he is committed to "protecting American jobs and American workers and also securing our borders, obviously". Several businesses, including NBC, Univision and Macy's, soon cut ties with Trump. "So, I think we should be very concerned". "We are waiting for more details, we want to see what he will do on immigration". Ms Conway had said on Sunday that Mr Trump "doesn't hurl personal insults". (more...)