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Petroleum found in Pearl Harbor Navy water facility from WWII: Hawaii

Government officials in Hawaii are calling for the United States Navy to shut down operations at a water facility from World War II in Pearl Harbor after petroleum was detected in a water sample, resulting in numerous of people complaining of stomach pain and headaches. Naturally found underneath the Earth’s surface, petroleum is a fossil that can cause […]

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Bob Dole will lie in state at the US Capitol Rotunda on Thursday

WASHINGTON – Congressional leaders announced Monday that the late Sen. Bob Dole, who passed away on Sunday, will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday – a building he worked in for over 30 years representing Kansas in both chambers of Congress. Dole was a decorated World War II veteran and Kansas Republican lawmaker who, until 2018, held the record […]

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See dates for 2022 concerts

Getting tickets to this show might be — wait for it — brutal.  That’s right, “Brutal” and “Good 4 U” pop star Olivia Rodrigo is going on tour to support her breakthrough debut album “Sour,” which she released earlier this year.   Tickets to see Rodrigo go on sale Friday. “SOUR TOUR IS FINALLY HAPPENING!!!” 18-year-old Rodrigo tweeted Monday. […]

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Trump says Comey’s firing allowed him to survive presidency

Former President Donald Trump said his firing of former FBI Director James Comey was critical to his surviving four years in the White House. “If I didn’t fire Comey, they were looking to take down the president of the United States,” Trump told Fox News host Mark Levin during an interview that aired Sunday. Trump […]

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President Biden jabs Lorne Michaels over ‘SNL’

WASHINGTON – From a slew of divine M’s to operatic royalty, the Kennedy Center Honors feted a new crop of artistic greatness.  Returned to the stately Kennedy Center Opera House with an audience for the first time since 2019, the 44th ceremony Sunday honored a music-heavy class of Bette Midler, Joni Mitchell, Motown founder Berry Gordy and […]

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Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo is retiring

“After much personal reflection and thoughtful discussions with my family and Mayor Frey, I have made the decision that I will not be accepting a new term as chief of the Minneapolis Police Department,” Arradondo said. He was the city’s first Black police chief, appointed in 2017. Arrandondo, who grew up in Minneapolis, said he’s […]

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DOJ sues Texas over voting rights for Black and Latino voters

The Justice Department took new aim at Texas Monday, alleging that the state’s new re-districting plans discriminate against Black an Latino voters. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the state’s redistricting maps approved earlier this year effectively dilute the voting strength of minority residents. Last month, Justice separately sued the state of Texas, challenging a state law […]

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