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AP sources: GOP tentatively agree on tax number

WASHINGTON (AP) Top Republicans on a key Senate panel have reached a tentative agreement on a tax plan that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government's $20 trillion debt over 10 years, according to congressional officials. Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, a member of the chamber's dwindling band of

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Conol Duffy uses his love for science to overcome hardships

Conal Duffy exhibits a deep appreciation for humanity and the human condition, a love of people that has led him into the career of broadcasting, where he hopes to create innovation and spearhead a new advancement of the human race. Duffy's life is not without struggle, he has undergone a life of c

WESTERN COURIER - 2017-09-18 18:29:18

Dixon man fatally shoots 5-year-old son, self

A northern Illinois man authorities say was being investigated for child abuse fatally shot his 5-year-old and later turned the gun on himself. Dixon police and the Lee County Sheriff's office say they received a report of two shots fired at a home in Dixon. Investigators found Christopher Michaels

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Rolling Stone magazine to be sold

NEW YORK (AP) Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner plans to sell his company's controlling stake in the legendary magazine that chronicled the music and politics of the counterculture movement and changed music journalism forever. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/2fcqsIo ) reported Sunday that Wenner

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2017-09-17 12:00:00

Portuguese regulator rejects Altice's bid for media company

LISBON, Portugal (AP) Portugal's telecom regulator has blocked an attempt by international operator Altice to buy control of local company Media Capital, saying it could create "significant obstacles" to competition. The National Communications Authority, known as Anacom, said in a statement on its

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Heroin's Impact: 'Everything is getting black'

This four-part series by The Register-Mail focuses on the impact heroin addiction is having on users, their families and the community. Robert Connelly The Register-Mail RConnelly_ Cody W. Earp, 24, has recently relocated to Bloomington after growing up and living in Knox County his entire life. He

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2017-09-19 16:24:37

Trump threatens Venezuela and puts Cuba on notice

President Donald Trump threatened "further action" against Venezuela on Tuesday and promised not to lift sanctions against Cuba until the government in Havana makes fundamental reforms. "We cannot stand by and watch," Trump told world leaders gathered at the United Nations. In a speech that moved

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 17:47:00

Driver bumps into construction workers, keeps on going after passing 'road closed' signs

Construction workers tried to wave off a driver on Monday to a safer area, but he wasn't having it, according to a news release from Fairview Heights Police. Instead, he repeatedly bumped into the road construction workers so he could drive on a closed road. The driver drove past the "road closed" s

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 20:04:00

Fair worker hurt when he falls trying to fix Ferris wheel

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) A fair worker who was trying to fix a broken Ferris wheel in North Carolina fell from the ride and suffered minor injuries. Cellphone video posted on WHAS11 showed the worker climbing up the Ferris wheel after one of the gondola cars began to tilt out of its normal position Fri

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2017-09-17 12:00:00

Abingdon resident concerned about drug crime

ABINGDON - After the light agenda was covered at Monday's Abingdon City Council meeting, visitors Logan and Michael Taylor spoke to the council about issues at the trailer park. "We'd like to have some help to clean up the park, take care of the criminal activity, and a lot of the drug dealing, a lo

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL - 2017-09-19 22:05:36

Council rejects golf course bid

The Burlington City Council unanimously decided Monday it won't sell its Flint Hills Golf Course The council rejected an offer from the Randy Winegard-owned Spirit Hollow Golf Course to buy the course for $200,000 plus 50 percent of proceeds from the land's sale. Spirit Hollow's proposal would have

HAWK EYE - 2017-09-19 06:07:45

Vilsack, Titus team up to speak on regional education

In a show of support for regional education, representatives from several area institutions gathered Monday in the auditorium at Edward Stone Middle School for a town hall-like forum with Iowa's former first lady and the president of southeast Iowa's only four-year university. A longtime Iowa Wesle

HAWK EYE - 2017-09-19 06:07:27

Steward running circles around the competition

It is a typical eight-year old boy's room, complete with athletic posters on the walls and a scattering of games and misplaced clothes. But there is one difference because on a large shelf rests a collection of shinning trophy cups, plaques and ribbons attesting to Burlington's Ian Steward's racetra

HAWK EYE - 2017-09-18 06:17:38

BHS senior girls show seniority in powderpuff football game

Emily Murphy and Courtney Casady had been waiting to win the annual Burlington High School powderpuff flag football game for four years. Finally, on Sunday, that dream came true for the girls and the rest of their senior teammates in their game against the freshman girls. Clad in the purple Greyhoun

HAWK EYE - 2017-09-18 06:17:17

Colin Firth thrilled to star with Elton John in Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Colin Firth has admitted it was a "dream come true" working with Sir Elton John in 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle'. The 57-year-old actor stars once again reprises his role as Harry Hart in the sequel to 2015 film 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' and got to appear on screen with the 'Rocket Man' musicia

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

'Entertainment Tonight's' Nancy O'Dell records a quick home sale in Pasadena

That didn't take long. Less than a month after putting it on the market, "Entertainment Tonight" co-anchor Nancy O'Dell has sold her Pasadena home for $7.05 million. The asking price was $7.189 million. Set on nearly an acre of grounds, the handsome Mediterranean Revival was designed and built in 19

LA TIMES - 2017-09-19 23:55:00

Taste of Arcadia, Pasadena events among food happenings in the LA area

Akasha: Rosh Hashana la carte dinner items, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 20-21. Cost $6-$28 per item. Reservations required. 9543 Culver Blvd., Culver City. 310-845-1700. www.akasharestaurant.com AR Cucina: Italian-style Rosh Hashana la carte dinner items, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 20-21. Cost $9-$28 per item. R

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Nearing 100, Rose Bowl and Pasadena Playhouse lead full lives: Larry Wilson

Two of Pasadena's most iconic landmarks, the Rose Bowl and the Pasadena Playhouse, are approaching their hundredth anniversaries. And they are both doing what you would do if you ran venerable nonprofits approaching the century mark - you'd launch fundraising campaigns to shore up both their aging b

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

The human reasons why pets end up at the Pasadena Humane Society's shelter

Last week, I sat next to a woman at a meeting who worked at an organization that helped homeless families. We struck up a conversation and realized pretty quickly that our work was quite similar. Although we serve different populations, homelessness was homelessness. Many of the families she worked

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Police chase starts in Rancho Cucamonga, ends in Pasadena

PASADENA >> A suspect in a truck hauling a small trailer that was reported stolen out of Pico Rivera led law enforcement officers today on a nearly two-hour chase that began in San Bernardino County and ended in Pasadena. San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies began chasing the Ford pickup with a

INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN - 2017-09-18 23:05:51