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Police beacon light in the night
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June 18, 2018 - 5:57 am
System could automatically deliver quicker and more reliable information pinpointing the location of 911 calls.
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(Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP, File)
June 18, 2018 - 5:50 am
Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy "cruel" and "immoral".
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Feb. 15, 2018; Parkland, FL, USA; People mourn during a candlelight vigil after a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday that took 17 lives. Credit: Dorothy Edwards/Naples Daily News via USA TODAY NETWORK
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Brett Blume
June 15, 2018 - 1:38 pm
Sunday's Town Hall meeting will be extension of nationwide March for Our Lives Tour.
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(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 15, 2018 - 6:28 am
"We don't want kids to be separated from their parents," House Speaker Paul Ryan said.
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April 9, 2018; Laredo, TX, USA; A United States Border Patrol agent catches a man along the banks of the Rio Grande after watching him illegally cross the river from Mexico into the United States in Laredo, Texas.
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June 14, 2018 - 4:36 pm
The numbers of children in existing facilities have surged as the Trump administration institutes a policy of trying to prosecute all people who cross the southern U.S. border without legal permission.
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Credit: Kevin Killeen, KMOX News
Kevin Killeen
June 14, 2018 - 2:46 pm
Nine-year-old Vincent Munderwiller of Chesterfield wants to know, why?
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Student filling out answers to a test with a pencil.
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June 14, 2018 - 12:48 pm
School officials say the decision is designed to help even the playing field for students from low-income or underrepresented communities.
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Jan 10, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, questions John F. Kelly, nominee for Secretary of Homeland Security, during confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
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June 14, 2018 - 11:30 am
"Paying on my own dime to visit more Missouri veterans is not something I'm going to apologize for," McCaskill said in a statement Wednesday.
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June 14, 2018 - 6:28 am
Each vehicle will carry 8-16 people and travel at speeds of 125 to 150 mph.
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A raccoon scurries up the side of the UBS Tower in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
(Evan Frost/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 1:47 pm
The caged raccoon looked a bit bedraggled but healthy after it was caught before dawn atop the UBS Plaza.
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