Solar eclipse crosses U.S. as millions view historic sight

CARBONDALE, Ill./ST. LOUIS (UPI) — The United States’ first total solar eclipse in 38 years arrived Monday, as millions witnessed the historic event. The eclipse became one of the largest mass migrations in human history, as experts said more than 200 million Americans were within a day’s drive of the path of totality. This slideshow More...

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By United Press International On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Drunk American tourist punched, arrested after giving Nazi salute in Germany

DRESDEN, Germany (UPI) — An American tourist was punched after drunkenly giving the Nazi salute several times on the streets of Dresden, Germany, over the weekend. Police in Dresden, Germany, arrested an More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Uber investor sues former CEO Kalanick for fraud

SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — One of the investors behind the ousting of Travis Kalanick from Uber earlier this summer sued the former CEO on allegations of fraud Thursday. Entrepreneur Travis Kalanick attends the More...

By Reuters On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Consumers may buy fewer cars in areas served by Uber, Lyft: study

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Uber is seen on an iPad, during a news conference to announce Uber resumes ride-hailing service, in Taipei, Taiwan April 13, 2017. (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo) DETROIT (Reuters) – More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Ryburn Place grand opening slated for Saturday

NORMAL (Heartland Newsfeed) — The grand opening of Ryburn Place, the gift shop and information center at the historic Sprague’s Super Service station in Normal, Illinois, will be from 6-9pm Aug. 12th. More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Montgomery County issues statement regarding August 21 solar eclipse

HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency (MCEMA) director Greg Nimmo informs residents of Montgomery County to take safety precautions should they choose to view the solar More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Illinois Department of Natural Resources announces waterfowl hunting season dates

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced Monday waterfowl season dates and bag limits for the upcoming hunting season. These seasons include a 60-day More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Ohio State Fair resumes rides after deadly accident

COLUMBUS (UPI) — The Ohio State Fair said all its rides have passed re-inspection and are back to operating normally after one called “The Fire Ball” malfunctioned and killed an 18-year-old man More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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World’s longest suspension bridge opens in Switzerland

People walk on the ‘Europabruecke’ bridge, the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge after the official inauguration in Randa, Switzerland. (Photo by Valentina Flauraud/EPA) RANDA, Switzerland More...

By United Press International On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Ex-Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty of contempt in immigration stops

PHOENIX (UPI) — A Federal judge on Monday found Joe Arpaio, a former sheriff in Arizona, guilty of ignoring a judge’s order to stop racial profiling in immigration enforcement. Joe Arpaio, then-sheriff More...