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FILE - This Wednesday, March 27, 2019 file photo shows a sign explaining the local state of emergency because of a measles outbreak at the Rockland County Health Department in Pomona, N.Y. Measles is spread through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It's so contagious that 90 percent of people who aren't immunized are infected if exposed to the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 01, 2019 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of U.S. measles cases through the first three months of this year have surpassed the count for all of 2018, health officials say. There have been 387 cases through March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday. There were 372 last year. The numbers...
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March 31, 2019 - 6:34 pm
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer wants Boeing to be removed from a Federal Aviation Administration rulemaking committee as investigations deepen into both the company and regulator's role in two deadline airline crashes. Senate Democratic Leader Schumer said that Boeing should be suspended from the...
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March 30, 2019 - 4:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says some of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's posts on the social media site were deleted due to technical errors. The company says it is unclear which posts were deleted. Facebook says the posts were mistakenly deleted a few years ago and the work required to restore them was...
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An aerial view of the Grand Canyon June 12, 2009 in Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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March 29, 2019 - 12:11 pm
PEACH SPRINGS, AZ (1010 WINS) -- Two people have died at the Grand Canyon in the past week, and at least one was taking pictures at the time. RELATED: Grand Canyon National Park's 1st female leader is resigning | Grand Canyon chief isn't back after being cleared in inquiry | Flash flood sends...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft addressing the crowd during an NFL football Super Bowl send-off rally for the team, in Foxborough, Mass. Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft want a Florida judge to block prosecutors from using secretly taken video that police say shows him engaging in paid sex acts with female massage parlor employees. Kraft’s attorneys challenged in court documents filed Thursday, March 28, 2019, the warrant allowing Jupiter police officers to hide video cameras in the Orchids of Asia Day Spa. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
March 28, 2019 - 4:36 pm
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft want a Florida judge to block prosecutors from using secretly taken video that police say shows him engaging in paid sex acts with female massage parlor employees. In court documents filed Thursday, Kraft's attorneys...
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March 28, 2019 - 3:11 pm
WALTERBORO, S.C. (1010 WINS) -- A South Carolina fifth-grader is dead after a fight inside an elementary school classroom in the town od Walterboro. RELATED: Beachfront wedding day fight lands Florida groom in jail | Sources: Student brings loaded gun to Long Island elementary school | NJ lawmakers...
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In this Wednesday, March 27, 2019 photo, signs posted on the doors of the Bolten Street Baptist Church are seen during a meeting coordinated to garner support for one black candidate in Savannah's mayoral race, in Savannah, Ga. Organizers of a meeting to discuss an upcoming mayoral race in Georgia barred reporters from attending, unless they were African-American. (Eric Curl/Savannah Morning News via AP)
March 28, 2019 - 11:07 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Organizers of a meeting to discuss an upcoming mayoral race in Georgia barred reporters from attending — unless they were African-American. The Wednesday meeting at a church in Savannah was held to try to unite the city's black community behind a single candidate for mayor in...
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March 28, 2019 - 10:55 am
In a move that is almost certain to be shot down in the Senate, Florida Democratic Congressman Darren Soto will introduce a bill to admit Puerto Rico as the 51st state.
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March 28, 2019 - 8:24 am
CHICAGO (1010 WINS/AP) -- President Donald Trump is calling on the FBI and Department of Justice to review how Chicago prosecutors handled the case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. Prosecutors offered little explanation and infuriated Chicago's police chief and mayor this week when they...
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March 27, 2019 - 3:33 pm
CHICAGO (1010 WINS) -- Questions remain after prosecutors in Chicago dropped charges against Empire actor Jussie Smollett who was accused of lying about a hate crime. All of the court documents will be sealed in the case, and an expungement hearing was planned for Wednesday. RELATED: Osundairo...
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