Blackhawks’ Hossa to miss all next season with skin disorder

Stephen Whyno AP Hockey Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire upcoming NHL season because of severe side effects from medication to treat a progressive skin condition he’s been dealing with for years. The team announced the medical update Wednesday, one that could have a significant impact on More...

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By Reuters On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Coroner examining death of U.S. student released by North Korea

Jonathan Allen Reuters CINCINNATI (Reuters) — Preliminary findings from the autopsy of a University of Virginia student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months will be released on Tuesday or Wednesday, More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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American detainee’s death in North Korea baffles experts

Foster Klug Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests, its carefully scripted propaganda bluster, even its military threats: Far from the scattershot workings of More...

By Reuters On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea dies days after release

Steve Gorman Reuters CINCINNATI (Reuters) — An American university student held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months died at a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after he was released from captivity More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Family: Freed student who died has ‘completed his journey’

Dan Sewell Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — The family of an American college student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma says the 22-year-old “has completed his journey home.” Otto More...

By Associated Press On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Scalise upgraded from ‘critical’ to ‘serious’ condition

Eric Tucker and Erica Werner Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise was upgraded from “critical” to “serious condition” Saturday and continued to show signs of More...

By Reuters On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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U.N. rights envoy urges North Korea to clarify U.S. student case

FILE PHOTO – Otto Frederick Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who has been detained in North Korea since early January, attends a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo released More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, June 16th, 2017
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Stuart accused of going against voter wishes by backing abortion bill

Katie Stuart’s (D-Collinsville) recent support for a bill to provide taxpayer money to state workers seeking abortions proves she is out of touch with her constituents, a Metro East anti-abortion advocate More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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American Red Cross Helping 41 People Following Multiple Home Fires

SPRINGFIELD — The American Red Cross Central and Southern Region is helping 41 people including 18 children who were affected by home fires that took place across the region this past weekend. Red Cross volunteers More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Remnants of Tropical Storm Calvin cause flooding in Mexico

Members of Mexico’s security forces make their way through a flooded street in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, on Tuesday. The remnants of Tropical Storm Calvin could bring dangerous flooding to southeastern Mexico. More...