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Shooting in Jacksonville leaves 3 dead including the gunman

Drini Gjoka tweeted his excitement for the Madden 19 video game tournament in downtown Jacksonville: "can't wait to compete."  About 15 hours later, Gjoka tweeted:  "The tourney just got shot up. I'm leaving and never…
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7 cases of West Nile reported in Iowa

Mississippi and Louisiana  are leading the nation in the number of people who have become seriously ill from West Nile virus this year.  As of Aug. 21, Mississippi had 15 out the 133 national total…
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Toddlers survive for two days after car crash kills mother in Arkansas

A pair of toddlers — ages 3 and 1 — were found alone near a highway in Arkansas roughly two days after surviving a single-car crash killing their mother. The Ouachita County Sheriff's Department said it has…
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Weed killer chemical found in some cereals

A number of popular breakfast foods, including cereals, granola bars and instant oats, were tested and found to contain potentially dangerous amounts of cancer-linked glyphosate.  This is a main ingredient in weed killer.  Glyphosate is…
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Colorado husband charged in killing of pregnant wife, 2 young daughters after they were reported missing

A Colorado man has been charged in connection with the killing of his pregnant wife and two young daughters after the mother and their little girls went missing earlier this week. Shanann Watts, who was…
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Golden State killer faces new charges

The man whom investigators believe is the Golden State Killer was charged with first-degree murder Monday in what is thought to be the first death in a string of slayings that stretched over a decade across California. …
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Reward fund for Mollie Tibbetts has reached $316,000

The reward fund offered for the safe return of a missing Brooklyn woman has grown to nearly $316,000. A spokesman for Crime Stoppers of Central lowa said Thursday the organization has passed on more than…
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Reward for Mollie Tibbetts has reached over $300,000

The reward for the safe return of a missing Brooklyn woman has reached $301,363. This is a record amount for the organization that was incorporated in 1982. Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa says relatives of…
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Governor Reynolds asks President Trump for disaster assistance

Governor Reynolds has asked President Donald Trump for a presidential disaster declaration for Marion County and 29 other lowa counties that sustained significant damage from severe storms and flooding from June 6 through July 2.…
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'Firenadoes' fuel deadly Carr Fire in California

Firefighters battling intense heat and strong winds struggled Monday to gain control of a deadly Northern California wildfire that has killed six people and destroyed more than 800 homes. The fire had burned through 150…
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