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 company said. A Chipotle Mexican Grill in Sterling, Va., closed after customers reported illnesses after eating there. (File Photo by Susan More...

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By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 16th, 2017

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 Reuters On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

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 United Press International On Friday, July 14th, 2017

Pence urges governors to support GOP healthcare overhaul

Eric DuVall United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — Vice President Mike Pence, in a speech to the National Governors Association, implored the governors in attendance to support reforms to the nation’s More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Nokomis Community Blood Drive scheduled for July 27

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — Nokomis will host a community blood drive on July 27 from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Nokomis Memorial Park House located at 118 Memorial Park Drive. Donors will receive a $10 More...

By United Press International On Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Nevada governor backs emergency regulations amid marijuana shortage

Daniel Uria United Press International CARSON CITY, Nev. (UPI) — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval endorsed emergency regulations to combat a shortage of marijuana at legal recreational retailers in the state. The More...

By United Press International On Thursday, July 6th, 2017

‘Shocked’ NYC judge orders ex-pharma exec Shkreli to ‘stop talking’

Doug G. Ware United Press International NEW YORK (UPI) — The first gag order given to former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli at his New York City fraud trial apparently wasn’t enough. A federal More...

By Reuters On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

U.S. prosecutors ask judge to silence Shkreli during trial

Jessica DiNapoli Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters) — Federal prosecutors on Monday asked a U.S. judge for a gag order muzzling former drug company executive Martin Shkreli, on trial for securities fraud charges, More...

By Reuters On Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Trump to Senate Republicans: kill Obamacare now, replace later

Doina Chiacu and Susan Cornwell Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump urged Republican senators in a tweet on Friday to repeal Obamacare immediately if they cannot agree on a new plan More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Former Vanderbilt football player found guilty of rape

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A grand jury found a former Vanderbilt University football player of raping an unconscious female student in a teammate’s dorm room back stemming from a 2013 incident in a Nashville More...