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St. Thomas wins too much, kicked out of MIAC

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May 22,2019
Sports

St. Thomas was involuntarily removed from the MIAC because its winning had upset the competitive balance in the league. …read more Source::

3 more wealthy parents plead guilty to paying bribes for better ACT, SAT scores in college scandal

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May 22,2019
National News

By USA TODAY Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio are the 10th parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids’ ACT and SAT scores. …read more Source::

Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms

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May 22,2019
National News

Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered widespread flooding. More than 30 tornadoes struck a swath from Texas to Iowa since Monday, according to the National Weather Service, and residents in at least three

Somalis escape to the beach and a new floating restaurant

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May 22,2019
Offbeat

Few restaurateurs consider the threat of piracy in their plans but Abdulkadir Mohamed did so for his La Lanterna floating restaurant now moored off Mogadishu’s popular Lido beach. …read more Source::

A flamingo in an Illinois zoo had to be put down after a child threw a rock at it

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May 22,2019
National News

A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. …read more Source::

Roethlisberger: ‘I lacked in leadership’ in 2018

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May 21,2019
Sports

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger admits he came up short in a leadership role last season. …read more Source::

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules awaits sentence for fatal 2017 crash; watch hearing live

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May 21,2019
National News

By Des Moines Register Sentencing began Tuesday for former “Bachelor” star Chris Soules, who faces two years for fleeing the scene of a deadly crash in his native Iowa. …read more Source::

Airbus prepares counter-punch to new Boeing mid-sized jet

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May 21,2019
National News

U.S. planemaker Boeing is studying whether to launch a 220-270-seat jet wedged between traditional twin-aisle models like the Airbus A330 or its own 787, and the industry’s bread-and-butter single-aisle models like the A320/321 and Boeing 737. Airbus aims to defend that space with its own A330neo at the top end and the best-selling A321neo at

Beto O’Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience

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May 21,2019
National News

Beto O’Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he’ll hold his first one staged for national television. …read more Source::

12-meter ship aims to be first to cross Atlantic without a crew

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May 21,2019
Offbeat

Final preparations are underway for a 12-meter-long ship to set sail from Canada and attempt the world’s first transatlantic crossing without a crew. …read more Source::