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Johnny Lopez
September 17, 2019 - 7:15 am
Michael Jordan is giving fans a different kind of shot. The Charlotte Hornets owner has jumped into the liquor business by launching an ultra-premium tequila alongside fellow NBA team owners Jeanie Buss of the Los Angeles Lakers, Wes Edens of the Milwaukee Bucks, and Wyc Grousbeck and wife Emilia...
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September 16, 2019 - 12:35 pm
(KMOX) - The two-minute Nike commercial featuring controversial former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has won an Emmy at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The spot released last September highlights superstar athletes LeBron James, Serena Williams and others, and touches on the controversy of...
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 Inductee Ric Ocasek of The Cars attends the 33rd Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Auditorium on April 14, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio
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Associated Press
September 15, 2019 - 8:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Ric Ocasek, famed frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a Manhattan apartment. The New York City police department said officers responding to a 911 call found the 75-year-old Ocasek at about 4 p.m. on Sunday. They said there was no sign of foul play and that the...
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September 13, 2019 - 2:37 pm
( AP ) — Actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. The "Desperate Housewives" star was scheduled to appear in Boston's federal court Friday after pleading guilty to a single count of conspiracy and fraud in May. She's the...
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September 13, 2019 - 9:20 am
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — A Mississippi couple welcomed a 9-pound, 11-ounce baby into the world on 9/11, at 9:11 p.m. The Commercial Appeal reports Christina Malone-Brown was born by cesarean section at a hospital in Germantown, Tennessee. Amazing! Baby Christina was born on 9/11 at 9:11 p.m...
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September 13, 2019 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX/AP) - If elected president, Beto O'Rourke says he will make sure military-style guns aren't in the hands of the American people. Speaking at Thursday's third Democratic debate, the former Texas congressman announced his support for a mandatory gun buy-back program for weapons "...
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September 12, 2019 - 12:03 pm
(KMOX/AP) - There are hundreds of breathing illnesses being investigated, at least six deaths reported and now a teenager has received some strange news from doctors that are all being connected to the rising vaping trend in the U.S. An 18-year-old in Illinois says he's used e-cigarettes for more...
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America's Airspace
Caitlin Lally
September 11, 2019 - 11:44 am
The FAA made an unprecedented decision to close all U.S. airspace on that day.
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