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Illinois Gears up for 200th Birthday Party Monday

Illinois Gears up for 200th Birthday Party Monday

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) — Illinois turns 200 on Monday. And the state has a gala celebration planned The Illinois Bicentennial party that organizers have arranged at Chicago’s Navy Pier will be at times solemn, like a Cahokia Woodhenge solstice observed 1,000 years ago by some of the state’s earliest inhabitants near St. Louis, and at…

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Back-To-Back Earthquakes Shatter Roads And Windows In Alaska

Back-To-Back Earthquakes Shatter Roads And Windows In Alaska

By RACHEL D’ORO and DAN JOLING , Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 rocked buildings and shattered roads Friday morning in Anchorage, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a warning to residents in Kodiak to flee to higher ground for fear of a tsunami. The warning…

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St. Louis Board Of Aldermen Passes MLS Stadium Resolution

St. Louis Board Of Aldermen Passes MLS Stadium Resolution

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  St. Louis has scored another goal is its quest to bring an MLS team to the city. On Friday, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen approved a a resolution in support of a soccer stadium aimed at attracting a Major League Soccer franchise. The measure passed by a vote of 26-2…

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St. Louis BOA Set To Vote On MLS Plan

St. Louis BOA Set To Vote On MLS Plan

St. Louis, MO  (KTRS)  St. Louis is a step closer to scoring a goal of getting Major League Soccer. The full St. Louis Board of Aldermen is scheduled to vote Friday morningon a resolution in support of a soccer stadium aimed at attracting a Major League Soccer franchise. It unanimously passed out of a committee on…

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Cohen confesses To Lying About Trump Tower Moscow Deal

Cohen confesses To Lying About Trump Tower Moscow Deal

By ERIC TUCKER, LARRY NEUMEISTER and CHAD DAY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The surprise plea agreement with President Donald Trump’s former lawyer made clear that prosecutors believe Michael Cohen was continuing to pursue the Trump Tower Moscow project weeks after his boss had clinched the Republican nomination for president and while investigators believe…

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