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    Video shows moment Nepal was slammed by massive earthquake

    Nepal was slammed by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Related: How earthquakes are measured On Sunday, the region was jolted with a powerful aftershock as the Himalayan nation struggled to cope with the jarring. “Think of an aftershock as just the earth basically readjusting itself after all the fault displacements that took place across this region,” said a meteorologist. More than 2,000 people have died and countless buildings have been leveled. Click here to find out how you can […]

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    Google executive killed in Nepal earthquake while hiking Everest

    Google executive Dan Fredinburg died while climbing Mt. Everest during the massive Nepal earthquake on Saturday.

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    How earthquakes are measured

    Earthquakes are measured using seismographs, which monitor the seismic waves that travel through the Earth after an earthquake strikes.

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    This app has helped millennials save $25 million

    Acorns is a new investment app that lets people automatically invest spare change from debit and credit card purchases.

  • Dick’s Sporting Goods opens in Moline, Illinois

    Dick’s Sporting Goods opened in Moline and the store is holding a three-day celebration for it. The store officially opened Friday, April 24, 2015 at SouthPark Mall. There are now 25 Dick’s stores in Illinois and more than 600 in the country. On Saturday, former professional running back Roger Craig made an appearance.  A new Dick’s Sporting Goods just opened in Burlington, Iowa as well.    

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    Four injured after crash in Milan intersection

    Just west of the Quad City International Airport, two cars collided in a Milan intersection sending multiple people to the hospital. The crash happened at the intersection of Rock Island-Milan Parkway and Indian Bluff Road on Saturday, April 25, 2015 before 2 p.m.  A red car heading west and a grey car heading south somehow collided in that intersection, according to a Sgt. with the Milan Police Department. Four people were taken to the hospital. One person was taken into […]

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    Freddie Gray death: Protesters damage cars, throw objects at police

    After a planned demonstration over the death of Freddie Gray ended at Baltimore City Hall on Saturday evening, many protesters continued to vent their anger after marching down to outside the city's famed baseball stadium, where they threw objects at police and smashed car windows.

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    How to help victims of the Nepal earthquake

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, killing more than 1,400 people. As the rescue and recovery efforts get underway, many charities and NGOs are sending teams, essential aid and medical assistance. Here are some of the organizations that you can assist.

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    ‘Huge disaster': Hikers around Mount Everest run for lives, treat injured

    Shortly before noon Saturday, after a monster magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal it caused avalanches at Everest and nearby peaks.

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    Iowa National Guard member surprises daughter with early homecoming

    An Iowa girl was honored for the support she gives to her military father at a ceremony at the state capitol. She was given the opportunity to share a piece of original writing in front of the crowd, and was also presented with a surprise. Samantha Frey from Parkersburg, Iowa presented a speech at the ceremony Friday, April 24, 2015. She had submitted the speech for a state-wide contest, reported WHO. The speech included how she felt about her father’s […]

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    Magma expanse under Yellowstone supervolcano more vast than thought

    As tourists stroll between Yellowstone's 300 active geysers, taking selfies in front of thousands of bubbling, boiling mud pots and hissing steam vents, they are treading on one of the planet's greatest time bombs.

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    Studio 8 features ‘The Lewis Brothers’

    The Lewis Brothers are a multi-genre band focusing in on an acoustic rock, country, pop style. Their songs come from previous experiences new to many listeners.


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