O.J. Simpson granted parole after nearly 9 years in prison

Ken Ritter, Associated Press Writer LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) – O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America’s enduring fascination with the former football star. Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson More...

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By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Nokomis siblings accused of stealing elderly woman’s debit card, spending over $1,600

Sarah Hopping of Nokomis and Travis Hopping of Pana are facing aggravated identity theft charges after stealing an elderly Taylorville woman’s debit card Tuesday. NOKOMIS/TAYLORVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Possible ‘FAKE NEWS’ service? Facebook plans subscription service for news articles

Allen Cone, United Press International Writer MENLO PARK, Calif. (UPI) — Facebook plans to launch a subscription service for news stories, possibly testing the change as early as October. Campbell Brown, More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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U.S. government contractor in Afghanistan pleads guilty to $250k kickback scheme

Ray Downs, United Press International Writer WASHINGTON (UPI) — A former employee of a U.S. government contractor in Afghanistan pleaded guilty to accepting more than $250,000 in illegal kickbacks from More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Chipotle shuts down Virginia restaurant after illness reports

Ed Adamczyk, United Press International Writer STERLING, Va. (UPI) — Chipotle Mexican Grill has shut down one of its Virginia locations Tuesday after customers reported getting sick after eating there, the More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Brexit talks stall as British cabinet feuds

Ed Adamczyk United Press International BRUSSELS (UPI) — Talks regarding Britain’s exit from the European Union resumed, and Britain’s prime minister warned her feuding cabinet to stop its infighting. British More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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Allegiant Air flight without air conditioning causes passengers to faint

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Reports about a June 22 incident involving an air conditioning unit malfunction on an Allegiant Air flight surfaced Friday, following two weeks since the incident took More...

By Guest Poster On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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OP-ED: We Are The Economy They Want To Regulate

Critics of the libertarian philosophy think they can score points by calling libertarians “market fundamentalists.” It’s supposed to conjure images of dogmatic religious fundamentalists, just like the term global More...

By Reuters On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Thousands of Illinois homes swamped by flood waters as rivers keep rising

Alex Dobuzinskis Reuters CHICAGO (Reuters) — Flooding north of Chicago could worsen on Saturday as rivers keep rising after a deluge earlier this week that damaged thousands of homes and sent water cascading More...

By Reuters On Saturday, July 15th, 2017
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Merkel tells voters: Brexit, French poll changed my view on Europe

ZINGST, Germany (Reuters) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel told voters on Saturday that Britain’s decision to leave the European Union and France’s election of President Emmanuel Macron had changed More...