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Illinois Governor’s Race Could Be Costliest In U.S. History

Illinois Governor’s Race Could Be Costliest In U.S. History

CHICAGO (AP) — The 2018 Illinois governor’s race is on pace to be the most expensive in U.S. history, propelled by a wealthy Republican incumbent and a billionaire Democrat who are airing TV ads and hopping private planes to campaign events more than a year before Election Day. J.B. Pritzker, an heir to the Hyatt…

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SLPS Sues 32 Teachers Who Quit Early

SLPS Sues 32 Teachers Who Quit Early

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis public school district is suing 32 teachers for breaking their contracts by leaving their jobs early. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the district filed nearly identical lawsuits this summer against teachers who left the district in 2015 or 2016. Starting in 2015, the district required non-tenured teachers…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Barrett-Jackson Raises $1 Million For Las Vegas First-Responders Through The Injured Police Officers Fund

Barrett-Jackson Raises $1 Million For Las Vegas First-Responders Through The Injured Police Officers Fund

LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)  — Barrett-Jackson raised a shattering $1 million for Las Vegas first responders during its 10th Annual Las Vegas Auction, held Oct. 19-21, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. At the heart of this year’s Auction was the sale of five charity vehicles, including a rare 2007 Ford Shelby GT500 Super…

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Funeral Held For U.S. Soldier At Center Of Trump Fight

Funeral Held For U.S. Soldier At Center Of Trump Fight

Funeral held for US soldier at center of Trump fight By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — Mourners remembered not only a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman but his three comrades who died with him. Some of the…

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SPORTS NEWS

Blues Drop 2nd Straight on Road, 2-1 in Tampa

Blues Drop 2nd Straight on Road, 2-1 in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov became the first Tampa Bay player to score in each of the first five games of a season, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 28 saves and the Lightning beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Saturday night. Tyler Johnson also scored for the Lightning, who have won four of five. Vladimir…

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Mizzou Hangs Early, UGA Runs Away Late 53-28

Mizzou Hangs Early, UGA Runs Away Late 53-28

(AP) — Georgia coasted through its first three SEC wins, especially on defense. When the defense finally encountered adversity, a deep running attack took over to lead a near-record night for the offense. Sony Michel ran for two touchdowns as No. 4 Georgia answered an early scare with 26 straight points to beat Missouri 53-28…

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