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    North Korea says it launches satellite

    The U.N. Security Council meets in an emergency session today to discuss North Korea'srocket launch.

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    Man dies after participating in ‘Krispy Kreme Challenge’ race

    A man running in a “Krispy Kreme Challenge” race in North Carolina died on Saturday after dropping out of the race because of chest pains, according to race organizers.

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    Several cars break through frozen lake during Lake Geneva, WI celebration

    LAKE GENEVA, Wisc. — This is why you don’t park on a lake. Several cars took the plunge – literally – in Lake Geneva after falling through the lake during the city’s annual Winterfest. The cars were parked on the ice for the big event when they started to fall through the ice, according to the Lake Geneva Fire Department. See photos below. Large crowds are normally gathered at Winterfest and it’s not uncommon for people to park on the ice. But […]

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    Cheesy Pull-apart sliders are the perfect addition to your Super Bowl party

    These Cheesy Pull-apart sliders could be a big hit for the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 7. Here’s the full recipe: Sliders: 1 pound lean ground beef 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon mustard powder ½ teaspoon smoked paprika 2 cups diced onion (about 1 medium onion) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 (10-oz) can Ro-Tel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chiles, drained 12 slices cheddar cheese 12 dinner rolls Glaze ½ cup (one stick) butter 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar 1 […]

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    Names released of 6 relatives found dead in Chicago home

    Authorities have released the names of six family members found dead this week in their home on Chicago's southwest side.

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    Davenport Subway restaurant target of armed robbery

    A Davenport Subway restaurant was the target of an armed robbery on Friday evening, February 5, 2016, police said.

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    Three arrested following shots fired reports in Des Moines County

    Three people were arrested after a report of shots fired in Des Moines County led to a car chase. Gunfire was reported near Timberland Estates on Washington Road around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, February 6, 2016, according to a statement from the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office. A caller identified “a possible suspect vehicle” and followed it westbound toward Mt. Pleasant. From there, Henry County Deputies and police from Mt. Pleasant tried to pull the suspect vehicle over, but it fled, […]

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    Blizzard hits QC on February 1, 2015

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    Traffic slow-going on I-80 westbound near LeClaire, Iowa

    Traffic on Interstate 80 westbound was moving slowly near LeClaire, where emergency vehicles were there were emergency vehicles apparently dealing with something on the right side of the highway.

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    Dog attacks becoming a problem for Ameren Illinois utility workers

    After having numerous incidents where workers have been attacked by dogs, Ameren Illinois is publicly asking customers to be mindful of their pets.

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    24 snacks a healthful host should avoid at a Super Bowl party

    Super Bowl Sunday is upon us. Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers fans, as well as more casual observers, are making bets and planning parties. One of the biggest sporting events of the season, last year this game drew over 114 million viewers. However, Sunday will also be home to Puppy Bowl XI, Kitten Bowl III and a wide variety of snacks to munch on as you watch these events. Not all snacks are created equally, though. For the health-conscious among […]

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    Galena, Illinois among 12 competing for “Greatest Midwestern Town” title

    North of the Quad Cities, Galena, Illinois has been entered into a contest to be titled the “Greatest Midwestern Town.” The contest was launched by Midwest Living magazine on January 1, 2016. Twelve towns have been entered into the running. Voters have until February 29, 2016 to cast their votes, according to the official rules.  The winner will not only be given the title of “Greatest Midwestern Town” but will also receive an editorial feature in an upcoming issue of the […]

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