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All Illinois Catholic Dioceses Targeted in Sex Abuse Lawsuit

All Illinois Catholic Dioceses Targeted in Sex Abuse Lawsuit

CHICAGO, IL (AP) — Three men and one woman who say they were sexually abused by priests decades ago filed a lawsuit Thursday against every diocese in Illinois for an alleged ongoing scheme to cover up sexual assault by priests. The lawsuit was filed in Chicago by attorney Jeff Anderson, who has represented clergy abuse…

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2 Workers Acquitted In Kansas Boy’s Waterslide Death

2 Workers Acquitted In Kansas Boy’s Waterslide Death

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas water park workers were acquitted Thursday of impeding an investigation into the death of a 10-year-old boy who was decapitated while riding what was billed as the world’s tallest waterslide in 2016. David Hughes and John Zalsman were found not guilty of obstruction of justice in connection to…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Taliban Attack Kills Top Afghan Officials, US General Unhurt

Taliban Attack Kills Top Afghan Officials, US General Unhurt

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A high-level meeting to lay out security plans for Afghanistan’s upcoming parliamentary elections had just concluded when an elite Afghan guard turned his gun Thursday on the departing delegation in an attack that killed the powerful Kandahar police chief but missed the top U.S. commander in the country, Gen. Scott Miller.…

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Wet and Mild: Warm Winter Predicted for Much of the US

Wet and Mild: Warm Winter Predicted for Much of the US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Winter looks wet and especially mild for much of the country, thanks to a weak El Nino brewing, U.S. meteorologists said. The National Weather Service on Thursday predicted a warmer than normal winter for the northern and western three-quarters of the nation. The greatest chance for warmer than normal winter weather is in Alaska,…

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SPORTS NEWS

Mizzou Faces Critical Second Half Stretch to Season

Mizzou Faces Critical Second Half Stretch to Season

By: Sammy Stava @StavaOnSTL After the first six weeks of the 2018 season, the Missouri Tigers currently sit at 3-3 (0-3 SEC), and being realistic, that’s what almost everybody thought they would be at this point, with the exception of one game. So far, Missouri has done almost everything they have needed to do, taking…

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Saint Louis FC Clinches Playoff Berth with 0-0 Draw

Saint Louis FC Clinches Playoff Berth with 0-0 Draw

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Saint Louis FC drew 0-0 against OKC Energy FC in front of a sell-out and franchise record 6,018 fans at Toyota Stadium in Match 34 and the season finale of the 2018 USL Regular Season.  The draw guarantees Saint Louis FC has made the USL Cup Playoffs for the first time…

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LIFESTYLE NEWS

How Parents Can Turn the Holiday Haul into a Teachable, Healthy Moment

How Parents Can Turn the Holiday Haul into a Teachable, Healthy Moment

Consumers will spend about $2.6 billion in Halloween candy this fall says a recent National Retail Federation survey – but $2.6 billion in Halloween candy will not be eaten. That’s because parents play their annual game of keep-away with children, trying to temper holiday excitement with health concerns as several pounds of assorted sweets suddenly plop onto…

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6 Ways to Beat Stress for the Holidays and Yearlong

6 Ways to Beat Stress for the Holidays and Yearlong

Did you know that November 1st is International Stress Awareness Day? Stress affects everyone, damaging our health and relationships.  Dr. Bradley Nelson, veteran holistic physician and bestselling author of “The Emotion Code, is sharing six tips for reducing stress in your life, that can help you during the holidays and all year long: 1. Plan ahead and…

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