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  • Personal items appearing to belong to “van-lifer” Brian Laundrie were discovered Wednesday at a park adjacent to a South Florida nature reserve searchers have been combing for weeks looking for any sign of the 23-year-old fugitive, the family’s lawyer said. “Chris and Roberta Laundrie went to the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park this morning to search for Brian,” attorney Steven Bertolino said in a statement. “The FBI and NPPD were informed...
  • Britney Spears Father Jamie Brings on New Attorney Following Conservatorship Suspension Asian markets mixed after Evergrande sale deal called off © Provided by NBC Sports Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad The San Francisco 49ers are still waiting to see the full potential of 2020 first-round defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw. However, an ongoing knee issue has kept him from practicing much this season and has...
  •                     Live from Music Row Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. – host Leahy welcomed the original all-star panelist Crom Carmichael to the studio to discuss the ongoing supply chain problems America is experiencing currently, President Joe Biden’s plan to...
  • LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eddie Rosario homered twice in his second four-hit game of the series and six pitchers combined on a four-hitter, giving the Atlanta Braves a 9-2 victory Wednesday night over the Los Angeles Dodgers and a commanding 3-1 lead in the NL Championship Series. Game 5 is Thursday at Dodger Stadium, with the Braves one win from their first pennant in 22 years and the defending World...
  • NEW YORK (AP) — The Premier Hockey Federation has reached an agreement to make ESPN+ the exclusive home for watching games in this U.S. this season, a major step forward for the women’s hockey league in putting all of its games on a single platform. The deal covers 60 regular-season games for the newly renamed National Women’s Hockey League as well as the Isobel Cup playoffs. The season opens...
  • Alex Wong/Getty Images Donald Trump is setting up his own social network and streaming service. Trump Media & Technology Group, which the world found out is a thing on Wednesday night, announced it is entering into a merger and will “create a rival to liberal media consortium and fight back against the ‘Big Tech’ companies.” Trump Media said it is merging with Digital World Acquisition Corp., thereby “providing for a...
  • LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers were asking the world of Julio Urías when he took the mound for the fourth time in 12 days. Although Urías was the only 20-game winner in baseball this season, Los Angeles had used him in three roles in the past week alone. Urías and the Dodgers claimed it was nothing he couldn’t handle, but the left-hander was out of rhythm and...
  • Barnes Has 36 As Kings Beat Portland 124-121
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    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 36 points and De’Aaron Fox added 27, and the Sacramento Kings spoiled Portland’s season opener under new coach Chauncey Billups with a 124-121 victory over the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. Richaun Holmes had 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Kings, who led by as many as 18 points in the third quarter. READ MORE: Bus Driver Shortages Continue At Sacramento-Area School...
  • NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle scored 35 points, Evan Fournier made the go-ahead 3-pointer in the second overtime and added 32 against his former team, and the New York Knicks outlasted Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics 138-134 on Tuesday night. Brown scored a career-high 46 points after overcoming a bout of COVID-19 and Jayson Tatum had the biggest basket of his awful opener with a three-point play that...
  • As Justin Turner limped into the Dodgers clubhouse after suffering an apparent hamstring injury, Albert Pujols was right there with him. The Dodgers suffered an injury blow in the seventh inning against the Braves when Justin Turner came up lame while running to first base. It didn’t look good for Turner, who had to be replaced at third base by Chris Taylor, but it did give Albert Pujols an opportunity...
  • Foreigner ready to rock MECU Pavilion
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    Listen to the full conversation on our podcast “Beyond the Fame with Jason Fraley.” toggle audio on and off change volume download audio WTOP's Jason Fraley previews Foreigner in Baltimore (Part 1) They’ve toured for decades, but after the pandemic, this tour feels like the first time. Foreigner is ready to rock the MECU Pavilion in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday. “The thing about Foreigner is we have 16 Top 30...
  • Patrons of In-N-Out React to Upcoming Mandate
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    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Health officials in San Francisco closed the dining room of the only In-N-Out in the city after the restaurant failed to follow COVID-19 protocols.  Since August, the city requires proof of vaccination in order to enter public spaces such as bars and restaurants.  READ MORE: Largest Tiny Home Village In California To Serve Unhoused Community Opening In Highland ParkThe San Francisco Department of Public Health said...
  • An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England could sell for the equivalent of about $300,000 when it’s put up for auction in London next month. The silver one shilling coin made in Boston in 1652 — considered the finest example of the roughly 40 such coins known to still exist — was recently found in the United...
  • ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) -- Locals describe the City of Orange as a 'dream city.' Residents love their tight-knit, charming community."Orange to me is safety, it's home, it's comfort. Everything that I want my child to grow up in," said Rocio Gomez, a resident in the city of Orange."One thing about Orange is that everyone here is super friendly. I've always admired their historic homes, their wrap-around porches," said Nancy MacDonald,...
  • An Alabama man who avoided execution in February is scheduled to be put to death Thursday for the 1991 killing of a woman taken at gunpoint from an ATM location and shot in a cemetery. Willie B. Smith III, 52, is set to receive a lethal injection at 6 p.m. CDT at a southwest Alabama prison for his conviction in the kidnapping and murder of 22-year-old Sharma Ruth Johnson. ...
  • SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Disney has just unveiled its long-awaited replacement for the Fastpass and Maxpass services, which allowed you to grab a time slot for popular rides and avoid the long standby lines.The new Genie+ was just launched at Disney World and is coming to Disneyland later this year.RELATED: Disney retires Fastpass, unveils paid Disney Genie+ serviceThe date has not yet been confirmed, but Disney promises it's an improvement...
  • Chicago police officer shot in Lyons, sources say
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    LYONS, Ill. (WLS) -- At least one Chicago police officer has been shot in Lyons, a source told ABC7 Eyewitness News.The shooting happened during an altercation, the source said, but what kind of altercation and what prompted it was not immediately clear. Where the incident happened was also not immediately known.An officer was taken to MacNeal Hospital in unknown condition.It was not immediately clear if only one officer was injured...
  • HIGHLAND PARK (CBSLA) – The largest tiny home village in the country and in California, which will serve as interim housing for people experiencing homeless, was set to open Thursday in Highland Park. This latest tiny home community is one of about a half dozen around the city that are accommodating about 1,000 people struggling with homelessness. READ MORE: Dodgers 3B Justin Turner Suffers Season-Ending Hamstring Injury In Game 4...
  •                   by Jordan Adams  Across the political spectrum, Americans are recognizing the importance not just of school choice but of what students actually learn in schools. Elected representatives have finally taken notice as well. In Michigan, the state legislature has proposed two bills that seek to address how American history and civics are taught. Unfortunately, some want teachers to tell students that they should...
  •                     Grand jurors this month indicted former Houston County Mayor George Clark and charged him with one count of official misconduct and one count of tampering with government records. Tennessee Comptrollers released a report Wednesday that accused Clark of falsifying documents to help two former county employees. Those employees allegedly received unauthorized unemployment benefits that totaled more than $9,000....
  •                     Tennessee lawmakers in the General Assembly introduced a bill Friday that would ensure that Tennesseans who quit their jobs over vaccine mandates receive unemployment benefits. Representative Rusty Grills (R-Newbern) is sponsoring the bill while Representative Jason Zachary (R-Knoxville) signed on as a co-sponsor. Currently, voluntarily quitting a job typically disqualifies someone from receiving unemployment. In some cases, the...
  •                     Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) is sponsoring legislation with Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS) to place a moratorium on gain-of-function (GOF) research, problems with which many believe played a role in the outbreak of COVID-19. GOF experiments enhance the severity or transmissibility of a virus or other biological agents. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have condoned such research “to...
  •                   by Eric Lendrum  Assistant Secretary of Health Richard Levine, a man who identifies as a woman and goes by the name of Rachel, has been sworn in as the first “transgender” four-star admiral in America, as reported by the New York Post. On Tuesday, the 63-year-old Levine was named as an admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, which...
  •                     Live from Music Row Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. – host Leahy welcomed Kalev Leetaru to the newsmaker line who is an American internet entrepreneur, academic, and senior fellow at the George Washington University School of Engineering...
  •                     Law-enforcement professionals and judges testified at a Georgia Senate hearing Wednesday largely to consider the impact of pretrial release on violent crime in Atlanta and elsewhere, with particular scrutiny being placed on “signature bonds.” Jeff Hamling, a representative of the Georgia Association of Professional Bondsmen (GAPB), gave the Senate Public Safety Committee a rundown of statistics pertaining to...
  •                     A Georgia pastor and tax preparer is in trouble with the law after federal authorities indicted him on charges of COVID-19 recovery assistance fraud. This, according to a press release that the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Georgia published this week. That man, Mack Devon Knight, 45, of Kingsland, is charged in a five-count indictment....
  •                     The Child & Parental Rights Campaign, Inc. filed a lawsuit Monday in the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Florida on behalf of Mr. and Mrs. Littlejohn against the Leon County School Board (LCSB) related to the board’s gender policy. The defendants also include Superintendent Rocky Hanna and Dr. Kathleen Rodgers. The suit alleges that the...
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  •                   by Benjamin Yount  Lawmakers in Madison are looking send a lot more of Wisconsin’s agricultural products around the globe. The Joint Committee on Finance on Tuesday approved a $5 million, five-year plan that orders the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection to come-up with a plan to increase ag exports in Wisconsin by 25%....
  •                   by Bruce Walker  In what was characterized as a blow against the state constitution’s Blaine amendments, members of the House and Senate on Tuesday passed a slate of bills aimed at providing opportunity scholarships for Michigan students. Senate Bills 687 and 688 and House Bills 5404 and 5405 all passed mainly along party lines, with Republicans supporting the legislation and Democrats in opposition. Each chamber’s respective education...
  •                     The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch is looking into complaints that employees working for the town of Gilbert misused their positions to push the “Marxist agenda of Black Lives Matter.” Gilbert Mayor Brigette Peterson said she just found out that Judicial Watch submitted a FOIA request back in August for information relating to the potentially improper behavior of...
  •                     Federal officials have sentenced a former Oconee County middle school teacher to prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. This, according to a press release that staff at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia published this week. “Ira New, III, 56, of Watkinsville, Georgia, was sentenced to serve 37 months in prison...
  •                     Two students at Oakland University in Michigan allege that they have faced widespread discrimination on campus after receiving a religious exception from a vaccine mandate. Jake Yetzke and Inara Ramazanova, who are both members of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), detailed in an emailed statement that university faculty members and students have ostracized the duo for not taking...
  • LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko broke a tie midway through the third period in the St. Louis Blues’ 3-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night. Jordan Binnington made 42 saves, and Brandon Saad and Ivan Barbashev added goals for the Blues. St. Louis won all three games on its season-opening trip, also beating Colorado 5-3 and Arizona 7-4. William Karlsson opened the scoring for the Golden...
  • MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A California sheriff has scheduled a news conference to announce the causes of death of a Northern California family and their dog who were found in a remote hiking area in a case that has baffled authorities. Mariposa County Sheriff Jeremy Briese will hold the news conference Thursday to discuss the mysterious deaths of John Gerrish, his wife, Ellen Chung, their 1-year-old daughter, Miju, and...
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    FBI: Items linked to Laundrie, potential human remains found Ex-Minneapolis cop faces new sentence in death of 911 caller White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11 FDA OKs mixing COVID vaccines; backs Moderna, J&J boosters Coast Guard had earlier notice about California oil spill Abolitionist or Republican? Stark choice in Seattle race Tiny wrists in cuffs: How police use force against children NTSB recovers black boxes from...
  • ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Five northbound lanes of Interstate 25 were closed late Wednesday night for unspecified police activity. The Colorado Department of Transportation says the lanes are closed between Arapahoe Road and Orchard Road. (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation) All lanes heading north at Dry Creek Road are closed. #I25 northbound: Five left lanes closed due to police activity between Exit 197 – CO 88; Arapahoe Road and...
  • The United States has donated 200 million COVID-19 vaccines as of Thursday to countries around to the world, a White House official said. The vaccines were all successfully delivered and went to over 100 countries. “President BidenJoe BidenWhite House: Window for finalizing sweeping budget package 'closing' Jayapal says tuition-free community college 'probably won't' be in spending plan Jan. 6 panel votes to hold Bannon in contempt MORE has pledged that...
  • Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) addressed President Joe Biden on Hannity Wednesday night and told him he needs to try harder at not sucking. After host Sean Hannity and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) expressed concern that vaccine mandates across the country would prompt an exodus of workers from various professions, the Fox News host turned to Kennedy. “If we fire the healthcare workers, and the cops, and the firemen,...
  • PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored two goals, including the go-ahead score that sent him tumbling into the boards, in the Philadelphia Flyers’ 6-3 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night. The Flyers have won two straight since dropping the season opener and a revamped roster has paid early dividends. Atkinson, acquired in a deal with Columbus, had the crowd going wild on his hustle-and-tumble goal only 58 seconds...