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Groundhog Club co-handler Al Dereume, second from right, holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the 133rd celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Phil's handlers said that the groundhog has forecast an early spring. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 02, 2019 - 8:55 am
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — It may be hard to believe as a large swath of the U.S. thaws out from a bitter polar vortex, but spring is coming early, according to handlers for some of the country's most famous prognosticating groundhogs. Just before 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Punxsutawney (puhnk-suh-TAW'-nee...
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AP Photo/Steve Helber
February 01, 2019 - 6:21 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (1010 WINS/AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s page in his 1984 medical school yearbook contains a photo of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor. One of the men is him, the Democratic lawmaker confirmed in an apology...
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Catholic Mass - holly sacrifice of blood and body of Jesus Christ
February 01, 2019 - 11:09 am
HOUSTON (1010 WINS) -- The Roman Catholic Church in Texas has released a massive list of the names of priests who they say were credibly accused of abusing children over nearly decades. RELATED: Dolan: Democrats alienated Catholics with 'ghoulish, radical abortion-expansion law' | Catholic student...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York. Chicago police have opened a hate crime investigation after a man the department identified as a 36-year-old cast member of the television show “Empire” alleged he was physically attacked by men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs. Police wouldn’t release the actor’s name, but a statement from the Fox studio and network on which “Empire” airs identified him Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, as Jussie Smollett.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 30, 2019 - 9:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Detectives reviewed surveillance footage of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett walking to his downtown Chicago apartment, but so far none of the video shows him being attacked by two masked men, although investigators have obtained images of people they would like to question, a police...
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Leslie Van Houten
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January 30, 2019 - 12:15 pm
CHINO, Calif. (AP) — The youngest of cult leader Charles Manson's murderous followers will again ask a state panel to recommend her for parole. Leslie Van Houten, 69 and serving a life term, is scheduled for a parole hearing Wednesday at the California Institute for Women. She was twice recommended...
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Tyson chicken nugget recall
January 30, 2019 - 11:00 am
Tyson Foods is recalling more than 36,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because they may be contaminated with rubber.
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Eric Trump
AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
January 30, 2019 - 8:19 am
The Trump Organization, responding to claims that some of its workers were in the U.S. illegally, said on Wednesday that it will use the E-Verify electronic system at all of its properties to check employees' documentation.
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Capitol Building
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January 30, 2019 - 6:38 am
Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks on a homeland security spending bill that is trapped in a stalemate over President Donald Trump's long-stalled border wall.
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Midwest cold
AP Photo/Bruce Crummy
January 30, 2019 - 6:30 am
A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest, forcing widespread closure of schools, offices and prompting the U.S. Postal Service to take the rare step of suspending mail delivery to a wide swath of the region because of the cold.
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Las Vegas concert shooting
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January 29, 2019 - 2:27 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A high-stakes gambler who rained a hail of gunfire down on a crowd of country music fans, killing 58, took any specific motive for the 2017 attack to his grave, the FBI said Tuesday as it concluded the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The...
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