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‘Violent tornado’ delivers direct hit to Missouri, killing three near Jefferson City

‘Violent tornado’ delivers direct hit to Missouri, killing three near Jefferson City

File photo. (clintspencer/iStock)(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — Three fatalities have been confirmed near Jefferson City after a “violent” tornado hit Missouri late Wednesday night and into the early hours of Thursday morning. Gov. Mike Parson confirmed the fatalities in a Thursday morning news conference, saying they “lived on the outskirts of Golden City,” which is about…

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Weekly jobless claims drop to 211,000

Weekly jobless claims drop to 211,000

glegorly/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Jobless claims took a slight dip last week, falling by 1,000, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the Labor Department. For the week ending May 18, the number of people filing for benefits dropped from an unrevised level of 212,000 the previous week to 211,000. The four-week average also went down,…

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2020 race sees shifting dynamics as Democrats seize on anti-abortion bills

2020 race sees shifting dynamics as Democrats seize on anti-abortion bills

Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump has evoked disturbing images of Democrats backing policies that he says allow babies to be ripped from “their mother’s womb” toward the end of pregnancy as a way of painting his opponents on the left as extremists on abortion rights.But the parade of 2020 Democrats,…

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Scoreboard roundup — 5/22/19

Scoreboard roundup — 5/22/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEKansas City 8 St. Louis 2Tampa Bay 8 LA Dodgers 1Miami 6 Detroit 3St. Louis 10 Kansas City 3AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland 7 Cleveland 2Texas 2 Seattle 1NY Yankees 7 Baltimore 5Boston 6 Toronto 5, 13 InningsChi White Sox 9 Houston 4Minnesota at LA Angels…

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Huskers Cruise Past Gophers in First Round of Big 10 Tournament, 8-2

Huskers Cruise Past Gophers in First Round of Big 10 Tournament, 8-2

Courtesy: NU Athletic Communications  Omaha, Neb. – The Nebraska baseball team (29-20) pounced early in an 8-2 win over Minnesota in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament at TD Ameritrade Park on Wednesday night. The Huskers plated three runs in the first inning and five runs in the third inning. Starting pitcher Matt Waldron,…

Huskers Look to Carry Late Season Momentum into Big 10 Tournament

Huskers Look to Carry Late Season Momentum into Big 10 Tournament

A good showing in Omaha for the Big 10 Tournament this week could bolster Nebraska’s hopes of making the NCAA Tournament, however the Huskers have likely already secured a bid, at least according to the latest projections from D1baseball.com. Nebraska is projected as a No. 2 seed according to the site, in a Stillwater regional…

Palensky, Chick Named to All-Big 10 Second Team

Palensky, Chick Named to All-Big 10 Second Team

Sophomore outfielder Aaron Palensky and freshman infielder Cam Chick both received conference honors on Tuesday. Palensky and Chick were both named second team selections on the All-Big 10 Team. This year, Palensky leads the Huskers with a .339 batting average, including a .323 mark in conference play. He also leads the team hits (65), doubles…

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Daniel Craig getting surgery for Bond injury, but 007 movie still on schedule

Daniel Craig getting surgery for Bond injury, but 007 movie still on schedule

© Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions(LOS ANGELES) — There’s bad news and good news this morning for James Bond fans. First, the bad news: Daniel Craig will undergo surgery as a result of an ankle injury he sustained while filming Bond 25 in Jamaica. However, according to the official James Bond Twitter account, the surgery will…

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