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Milkos |
Sheletta Brundidge
December 30, 2018 - 5:08 pm
As if talking to your teenager about the dangers of drinking alcohol, using drugs, and distracted driving weren’t enough, here is one more thing for parents to worry about: vaping. The Food and Drug Administration commissioner says e-cigarette use is at epidemic levels among high school students...
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Wrestling mat
Sergejs Kuznecovs |
Two Haute Mamas
December 23, 2018 - 2:53 am
A New Jersey referee won’t be assigned to work any new matches and a civil rights inquiry has been launched after he told a student athlete to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match. Andrew Johnson, an African American high school wrestler, had a cover for his hair; however, Alan Maloney, a white...
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December 13, 2018 - 8:12 pm
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Federal immigration authorities have confirmed that a 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol. The Washington Post reports the girl died of dehydration and shock more than...
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November 29, 2018 - 6:46 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc. is expected to announce that it is moving its headquarters from New Jersey to Charlotte, North Carolina, a source familiar with the deal said Thursday. The move is expected to result in 700 to 800 jobs after North Carolina...
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People watch as the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is lit during the 86th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 29, 2018 - 4:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A massive Norway spruce has been lit up in a tradition that ushers in Christmastime in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio flipped the switch Wednesday night to light the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree following a televised extravaganza that featured performances by Diana Ross...
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Migrants run from tear gas launched by U.S. agents, amid photojournalists covering the Mexico-U.S. border, after a group of migrants got past Mexican police at the Chaparral crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and says that he has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived in the city. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
November 27, 2018 - 4:56 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is strongly defending the U.S. use of tear gas at the Mexico border to repel a crowd of migrants that included angry rock-throwers and barefoot, crying children. Critics denounced the action by border agents as overkill, but Trump kept to a hard line. "They...
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Courtesy of One Heartland
Edgar Linares
November 15, 2018 - 7:16 pm
The deadly Woolsey Fire in southern California has destroyed a camp used for 24 years by a Minneapolis non-profit, One Heartland. “I’ve worked here for thirteen years. This is probably the 4th or 5th fire that has been in the area that I’ve been here for,” said Patrick Kindler, One Heartland’s...
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