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Reward for wanted gunman who shot two LA sheriff’s deputies grows to $675k

Reward for wanted gunman who shot two LA sheriff’s deputies grows to $675k

amphotora/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The reward offered for a gunman wanted in the shooting of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies last week has nearly tripled following donations, officials said.The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors had initially authorized a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the…

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860,000 Americans filed for jobless claims last week

860,000 Americans filed for jobless claims last week

courtneyk/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Some 860,000 Americans lost their jobs and filed for unemployment insurance last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.The latest tally shows that new jobless claims have dipped significantly since peaking at 6.9 million in the last week of March. Still, it shatters the pre-pandemic weekly record set in 1982…

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AG Barr takes aim at DOJ prosecutors, compares lockdowns to slavery

AG Barr takes aim at DOJ prosecutors, compares lockdowns to slavery

Official White House Photo by Shealah CraigheadBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(HILLSDALE, Mich.) — Attorney General William Bar took sharp aim at federal line prosecutors and compared coronavirus lockdowns to slavery in remarks at Hillsdale College’s “Constitution Day” celebration Wednesday evening.”Even the most well-meaning people can do great damage if they lose perspective,” Barr said. “The…

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Big Ten: Football Season to Resume October 23-24

Big Ten: Football Season to Resume October 23-24

The Big Ten Conference has confirmed that the football season will resume next month. In a release at BigTen.org, the conference says all 14 teams will be playing. The season is set to resume October 23-24. The vote for returning was unanimous by the Council of Presidents and Chancellors. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and…

Reports: Big Ten to Announce Football Return

Reports: Big Ten to Announce Football Return

Big Ten football is coming back. Multiple reports say an announcement from the conference is imminent and expected this morning. Yahoo’s Pete Thamel reports the Big Ten will start its season the weekend of October 24 with a championship game slated for December 19. NU System President Ted Carter was caught on a hot mic…

Hot Mic: NU System President Ted Carter says Football Announcement “Tonight”

Hot Mic: NU System President Ted Carter says Football Announcement “Tonight”

An announcement on Big Ten football has been expected since NU System President Ted Carter told KLIN “very soon” early last week, but that timeline is now narrowed down to Tuesday night. Before speaking at a news conference on the next phase of growth for the National Strategic Research Institute, Carter held a short conversation with Bob…

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Disney+ scores first Emmy Awards for ‘The Mandalorian’

Disney+ scores first Emmy Awards for ‘The Mandalorian’

Disney+(LOS ANGELES) — Disney+ took home its first Emmy Awards last night for The Mandalorian.  The streaming platform was awarded five accolades during the third night of the virtual Creative Arts Emmy Awards: Outstanding Special Visual Effects, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Comedy or Drama Series…

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Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockStarting today, Granger Smith will launch his new fall line of Yee Yee Apparel. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Veteran Outdoors, an organization that provides hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities to veterans. Brantley Gilbert will appear on Fox & Friends today during the 8AM ET Hour. He’s debuting a special acoustic…