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September 06, 2018 - 1:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- As more states move toward legalization of marijuana a new study finds about 9 percent of U.S. adults between the ages of 50 and 64 have used pot at least once during the survey year. Three percent of those over 65 say they have. Study author Joseph Palamar, an associate...
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Emergency personnel and police respond to reports of an active shooter situation near Fountain Square, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in downtown Cincinnati
(AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 06, 2018 - 10:02 am
CINCINNATI (1010WINS/AP) -- Police responded to an active shooter situation at the Fifth Third Bank building in downtown Cincinnati, on Thursday, and federal agents were also on the scene. My staff and I are following the situation in Cincinnati. If you're downtown, please follow first responder...
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CBS Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves
(Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Showtime)
September 06, 2018 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It looks like longtime CBS CEO Les Moonves may be on his way out. CNBC reports that he's in settlement talks with the CBS board and Chief Operating Officer Joe Ianniello is poised to take over on an interim basis. Sources tell CNBC, under his contract Moonves is due as much...
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Mickey Mouse file
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September 06, 2018 - 9:20 am
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Investigators in Florida say they've arrested a New Jersey man who told greeters at a Disney World resort that al-Qaeda sent him to ``blow the place up.'' Orange County Sheriff's deputies arrested 56-year-old Gregory Lazarchick on Tuesday on a charge of...
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Pieces of an oak tree are seen after it fell on a mobile home killing a child in Pensacola, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 5 2018. Tropical Storm Gordon never became a hurricane and is now a depression, dumping rain across several southern states. (Bill Kaczor via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 8:23 pm
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Blamed for the death of a Florida baby and intense wind and rain that pummeled parts of the northern Gulf of Mexico coast, Tropical Depression Gordon weakened Wednesday but still spread bands of heavy rains across a swath of the South as it swirled over central...
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FILE- This Nov. 19, 2015, file photo shows Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey being interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
September 05, 2018 - 10:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Twitter executives plan to defend their companies in two congressional hearings on Wednesday, arguing they are aggressively trying to root out foreign actors who want to do the United States harm just weeks before the midterm elections. Twitter's CEO will also face...
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San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Eli Harold (58), quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) and free safety Eric Reid (35) kneel in protest during the playing of the national anthem before a NFL game
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September 04, 2018 - 9:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL. Kaepernick's attorney, Mark Geragos, made the announcement on Twitter, calling the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback an "All American Icon" and crediting attorney Ben Meiselas for getting the deal...
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September 03, 2018 - 11:10 pm
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds on Monday and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane when it hits the central U.S. Gulf Coast. Gordon formed into a tropical storm near the Florida Keys early Monday as it moved west-northwest at...
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September 03, 2018 - 7:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump started his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader, lashing out after criticism from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. Trump tweeted Monday that Trumka "represented his union poorly on television this weekend." He added: "It is easy to see why unions...
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In this photo provided by the family of John McCain, Cindy McCain lays her head on the casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during a burial service at the cemetery at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. (David Hume Kennerly/McCain Family via AP)
September 02, 2018 - 11:24 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Sen. John McCain's final journey ended Sunday on a grassy hill at the U.S. Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen present and future, and alongside a lifelong friend. A horse-drawn caisson carrying the senator's casket led a procession of...
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