Political News

Bill to clear some past marijuana convictions gets new support

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SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) -- A ranking member of the Illinois Senate has picked up a bill that would allow people…

Appeals court rules against Donald Trump’s asylum ban

A U.S. Border Patrol agent speaks to the women and children who crossed illegally into San Ysidro, Calif., on December 2. Ariana Drehsler/UPI photo

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A Federal appeals court denied President Donald Trump's request to strike down a lower judge's order to…

Trump would ‘absolutely consider’ delay on government shutdown

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WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The White House and congressional negotiators are considering a bill that would delay a government shutdown after…

Financial News

Crypto hedge fund ponies up for bet that crypto will perform better in markets

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Heartland Newsfeed) -- A North Carolina hedge fund manager is putting forth a huge wager that the…

New materials on cybersecurity for small business

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If you own a small business, you know it’s critical to protect your business from cyber threats. Today, the FTC…

Sources: Nexstar acquires Tribune Media in $4.1 billion deal

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IRVING, Tex./CHICAGO (Heartland Newsfeed) -- Chicago-based Tribune Media Company has reached an agreement Sunday with Irving, Tex.-based Nexstar Media Group…

Business News

Crypto hedge fund ponies up for bet that crypto will perform better in markets

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Heartland Newsfeed) -- A North Carolina hedge fund manager is putting forth a huge wager that the…

New materials on cybersecurity for small business

cybersecurity small business

If you own a small business, you know it’s critical to protect your business from cyber threats. Today, the FTC…

Sources: Nexstar acquires Tribune Media in $4.1 billion deal

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IRVING, Tex./CHICAGO (Heartland Newsfeed) -- Chicago-based Tribune Media Company has reached an agreement Sunday with Irving, Tex.-based Nexstar Media Group…

Entertainment News

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Sources: Nexstar acquires Tribune Media in $4.1 billion deal

IRVING, Tex./CHICAGO (Heartland Newsfeed) -- Chicago-based Tribune Media Company has reached an agreement Sunday with…

Sheryl Sandberg

Heat rises on Facebook’s Sandberg

NEW YORK (AP) — For the past decade, Sheryl Sandberg has been the poised, reliable…

Trump White House Correspondents Dinner

Trump might attend White House Correspondents Dinner

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting he might attend next year’s White House…

Sports News

MLB Commissioner Manfred gets five-year contract extension

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NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred received a five-year contract extension…

Yelich, Betts win 2018 MLB MVP Awards

NEW YORK (UPI) -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich and Boston Red Sox star Mookie…

Defense powers No. 1 Alabama past No. 18 MSU, 24-0

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Josh Jacobs ran for a touchdown and caught a scoring pass…

World News

Crypto hedge fund ponies up for bet that crypto will perform better in markets

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Heartland Newsfeed) -- A North Carolina hedge fund manager is putting forth a huge wager that the…

Appeals court rules against Donald Trump’s asylum ban

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A Federal appeals court denied President Donald Trump's request to strike down a lower judge's order to…

German cuisine: a treat for travelers

Eating in Germany is a big part of the fun of traveling there. Ingredients are wonderful (especially if you eat…

Gaming News

BREAKING NEWS: Marvel comic book genius Stan Lee dead at age 95

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died.…

Food & Drinks

German cuisine: a treat for travelers

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Eating in Germany is a big part of the fun of traveling there. Ingredients are wonderful (especially if you eat…

Travel News

Germany German cuisine

German cuisine: a treat for travelers

Eating in Germany is a big part of the fun of traveling there. Ingredients are…

Technology News

Crypto hedge fund ponies up for bet that crypto will perform better in markets

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Heartland Newsfeed) -- A North Carolina hedge fund manager is putting forth a huge wager that the crypto market…

Health & Fitness

CVS Health: Deal to buy Aetna will close after Thanksgiving

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (UPI) -- CVS Health's $69 billion acquisition of Aetna will take longer than expected as the retail pharmacy needs approval…