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Gambler pleads guilty to threatening Tampa Bay Rays players

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TAMPA, Fla. — A sports gambler faces up to five years in federal prison for threatening social media messages sent to players with the...

Amtrak worker accused of stealing, selling 77 chain saws

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NEWARK, N.J. — A longtime Amtrak employee in New Jersey stole several dozen chain saws and hundreds of parts from the railroad and sold...

Judge weighing kicking Jussie Smollett’s new lawyer off case

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CHICAGO — An attorney hired by Jussie Smollett to lead the actor's defense against charges accusing him of lying to Chicago police is now...

From a prolonged pandemic, a rethink of life’s milestones?

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Wedding anniversaries for Elizabeth O'Connor Cole and her husband, Michael, usually involve a dinner reservation for two at a fancy restaurant. Not this time...

From a prolonged pandemic, a rethink of life’s milestones?

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Wedding anniversaries for Elizabeth O'Connor Cole and her husband, Michael, usually involve a dinner reservation for two at a fancy restaurant. Not this time...

Boeing finally sees positive net orders for airplanes

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CHICAGO — Boeing Co. said Tuesday that it received more new orders than cancellations for commercial airplanes in February for the first time in...

Body found 33 years ago in Indiana was Illinois woman

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KENTLAND, Ind. — A body found more than 30 years ago in a northwestern Indiana wildlife area has been identified as that of an...

Thousands of meatpacking workers to be vaccinated this week

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OMAHA, Neb. — Meatpacking workers across the country have started receiving coronavirus vaccines and thousands more will have a chance to get their shots...

New Orleans Museum of Art announces 3 big gifts in 1 month

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NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Museum of Art has announced a major gift to its photography department - the third such announcement this...

Dems seek probe of Illinois GOP lawmaker with militia decal

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CHICAGO — Democratic county leaders in Illinois want an investigation of Republican state Rep. Chris Miller after he displayed a decal of an anti-government...