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Washington Nationals' Trea Turner reacts after being hit by the ball during an at-bat in the third inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
July 30, 2018 - 2:13 am
As major leaguers Trea Turner, Sean Newcomb and Josh Hader face up to racist and homophobic tweets they sent as teenagers, publicist Lauren Walsh recalls how she dealt with a football player who had offensive Facebook posts years before he prepared for the NFL draft. She went through his whole...
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July 22, 2018 - 8:03 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A crash involving two buses in downtown Pittsburgh has left more than 20 ballet students injured. Authorities say the crash happened around 6 p.m. Sunday when one bus rear-ended another bus. Many students have been hospitalized with minor injuries. The buses were carrying students...
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Former Johnson Space Center Director Gerry Griffin, left, a flight director for all of the crewed Apollo missions, sits next to Apollo astronauts Harrison Schmitt, Rusty Schweickart, Walt Cunningham and Tom Stafford, from second from left, during a panel discussion at the Apollo Celebration Gala at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Saturday, July 21, 2018. The event kicked off a yearlong celebration of the upcoming 50-year anniversary of the first moon landing. (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
July 22, 2018 - 3:21 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his nonprofit space education foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star attraction. The...
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*FILE - This Sept. 4, 2011 file photo shows the main plant facility at the Navajo Generating Station northeast of Grand Canyon National Park as seen from Lake Powell in Page, Ariz. A new study concludes visitors may be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting their visits short because of pollution. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
July 18, 2018 - 2:00 pm
DENVER (AP) — Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what's found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday. Researchers at Iowa State and Cornell universities looked at more than two...
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Happy children in the pool, three active friends with pleasure jumping tho the water, enjoying summer holidays on the beach resort
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Megan Lynch
June 24, 2018 - 1:55 pm
Your children spent the school year trying to get the best grades they could, but they may lose some of what they learned over the summer months.
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April 21, 2018 - 8:51 am
ALTON, IL (KMOX) - There will be no strike by teachers in the Alton School District. The Telegraph reports 80 percent of the Alton Education Association members approved the latest offer by the district Friday afternoon. The offer includes a $500 raise for certified staff. Without the approval,...
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Jewish holocaust symbol still life
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April 13, 2018 - 8:09 am
A commemoration of the holocaust will take place this Sunday afternoon.
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Teacher helping kids with their homework in classroom at school
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March 19, 2018 - 7:33 am
Supporters of the sales tax say 47 other counties in Illinois have something like this in place.
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A large, empty classroom with wooden chairs.
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March 12, 2018 - 7:44 am
Gaines says more than half of local high schools will probably see some kind of demonstration.
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Illinois state capitol building
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February 15, 2018 - 9:49 am
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is outlining a budget that calls for a series of reforms that he says will help get Illinois "back on track."
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