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A 76-foot statue of explorer Christopher Columbus stands in Columbus circle
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Mike Montone
April 22, 2019 - 10:17 am
MONTPELIER, VT (1010 WINS) -- When Columbus Day rolls around next October, it likely won't be celebrated in Maine or Vermont. They've voted to observe 'Indigenous Peoples Day' instead. “It’s time to stop celebrating a man whose arrival brought death, disease and slavery to hundreds of thousands,...
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LGBTQ BBQ shirt
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Adam Warner
April 21, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Critics have been turning up the heat on a Kentucky BBQ joint after it started selling a shirt that played on the well-known LGBTQ initialism.
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Mini AOC
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Adam Warner
April 21, 2019 - 1:56 pm
An Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “mini-me” is wowing the internet with her impersonation of the firebrand representative from New York.
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REMOVES DETAIL THAT ATTACK TOOK PLACE INDOORS, AS ATTACK ACTUALLY TOOK PLACE OUTSIDE - FILE - This November 2018 file photo shows Sanjiv, a Sumatran tiger at the Topeka Zoo in Topeka, Kansas. City officials say Sanjiv attacked a zookeeper early Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the zoo. (Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File)
April 20, 2019 - 10:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, when a Sumatran tiger named Sanjiv tackled the worker in an enclosed outdoor space. Topeka Zoo director...
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McDonalds
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April 20, 2019 - 3:39 pm
WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for McDonald's but his grandmother was sleeping so he called 911 and made a request. WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids reports Iziah Hall of Wyoming asked the dispatcher: "Can you bring me McDonald's?" Dispatcher Sara Kuberski says she told him no...
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Columbine
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April 20, 2019 - 12:49 pm
A Colorado community will mark the 20th anniversary of the attack on Columbine High Schoolon Saturday with community service projects and a ceremony remembering the 13 people killed by teenage gunmen.
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In this photo from video by KABC-TV, Louise Turpin sobs and dabs her eyes as one of her children speaks during a sentencing hearing Friday, April 19, 2019, in Riverside, Calif. David and Louise Turpin, who pleaded guilty to years of torture and abuse of 12 of their 13 children, have been sentenced to life in prison with possibility of parole after 25 years. (KABC-TV via AP, Pool)
April 20, 2019 - 1:48 am
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The eldest son and daughter of a couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children spoke publicly for the first time Friday, alternately condemning and forgiving their parents before a judge sentenced the pair to up to life in prison. Since being freed from their prison-...
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Louise Anna Turpin and David Allen Turpin
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April 19, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PERRIS, CA (1010 WINS) -- It's life behind bars for David and Louise Turpin. They're the California couple who pleaded guilty to starving and shackling their 12 children. RELATED: Australian Scout movement apologizes to child abuse victims Mom with kids on YouTube channel charged with child abuse...
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Frank DeAngelis, center, who was principal at Columbine High School during the massacre almost 20 years earlier, fights back tears during a faith-based memorial service for the victims at a community church, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Littleton, Colo. (Rick Wilking/Pool Photo via AP)
April 19, 2019 - 6:25 am
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the tragedy while awaiting more details on what led a Florida teen "infatuated" with the shooting to buy a...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 18, 2019 - 2:57 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he plans to introduce legislation to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 nationally, rating the health initiative as one of his top priorities. The Senate leader said his bill will cover all tobacco...
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