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A frugal social worker left $11 million to kids’ charities

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A frugal social worker left $11 million to kids’ charities

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Dec 29,2018
National News

Alan Naiman was known for his frugality — he wore Costco jeans, bought his favorite pocket T-shirts at a grocery store and squirreled away every penny he could. So when he died, friends were surprised to learn that he was leaving more than $11 million to charities in the Seattle area. …read more Source::

Shutdown Enters Second Week as Furloughs, Closings to Expand

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Dec 29,2018
National News

There’s been no sign of progress toward ending President Donald Trump’s standoff with Democrats over funding for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Smithsonian said all museums, research centers and the National Zoo will close starting Jan. 2 unless the shutdown ends. Closings would include the popular National Air and Space Museum and the

Manhunt over: California 'cop-killer' is captured, taken into custody

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Dec 28,2018
National News

By USA TODAY A suspect in the California cop killing was caught and taken into custody Friday. …read more Source::

The Wysh list: Bold predictions for 2019; Gritty dresses up as Santa

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Dec 28,2018
Sports

This week’s Wysh List looks at 15 things that are, ahem, certainly going to happen in 2019, Gritty getting into the holiday spirit and much more. …read more Source::

UK says rising migrant Channel crossings are a 'major incident'

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Dec 28,2018
National News

British interior minister Sajid Javid has said the fast-growing number of would-be immigrants crossing the English Channel from France in dinghies is a “major incident.” Nearly 70 people have been intercepted in the past three days as they try to reach England by crossing one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes. Javid is also seeking

A man wore a sign to find his wife a kidney donor

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Dec 28,2018
National News

It was a Friday afternoon like any other. I ate lunch, dropped off my dry cleaning, then stopped by my local Target to pick up some prescriptions. …read more Source::

From wide receivers throwing TD passes to the Miami Miracle: 2018 NFL season's best plays

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Dec 27,2018
National News

By USA TODAY As some came of the 2018 NFL season’s best plays came from expected sources (Drew Brees, Odell Beckham), others did not (Kenyan Drake, Derrick Henry). …read more Source::

Sheriff: California officer's killer is in the US illegally

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Dec 27,2018
National News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A gunman suspected of killing a Northern California police officer who pulled him over to investigate if he was driving drunk is in the country illegally, authorities said Thursday. …read more Source::

Coach Larry Brown, Italian team part ways

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Dec 27,2018
Sports

Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown and the Italian team Fiat Torino have parted ways after part of a season. …read more Source::

Trump makes surprise trip to visit U.S. troops in Iraq

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Dec 26,2018
National News

By USA TODAY President Trump touched down in Iraq for an unannounced visit with U.S. troops, his first such encounter as president. …read more Source::