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August 28, 2019 - 5:12 pm
( 1010 WINS/AP ) -- The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Dorian is expected to become a dangerous hurricane as it enters warm Atlantic waters nearing the U.S. Southeast -- and it's expected to hit Florida as a major hurricane over Labor Day weekend. Here are the 5 AM AST/EDT August 29 Key...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
August 28, 2019 - 10:34 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico ( AP ) — Dorian was officially upgraded from a tropical storm to a hurricane Wednesday afternoon as it passed near St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, said the National Hurricane Center . Forecasters said Hurricane Dorian could slam the U.S. mainland as a Category 3...
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Rebekah Sager
August 26, 2019 - 10:43 am
( KNX ) - In conjunction with Women's Equality Day, Mattel honors civil rights icon Rosa Parks with a Barbie in her likeness. Known as the mother of the modern civil rights movement, in 1955 Parks became a symbol of civil disobedience by refusing to give up her seat on a bus. Her stance launched...
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August 23, 2019 - 8:28 am
Billionaire David Koch has died, CBS News reports . The 79-year-old had been suffering from a recent deterioration in his health. His brother, Charles Koch, released a statement expressing his sadness at the loss of his brother. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my brother...
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Jacquie Cadorette
August 22, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is experiencing record-breaking fires, and scientists are warning about what this could mean for climate change. According to CNN , fires in the Amazon have been tracked by the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) since 2013 and are now burning at the highest...
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Associated Press
August 22, 2019 - 12:34 pm
( AP ) -- Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its properties, including Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network and...
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Abbie Bennett
August 21, 2019 - 2:23 pm
( Connecting Vets ) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation to erase the student loan debt of fully disabled veterans. During the AMVETS 75th National Convention in Kentucky, the president announced and then immediately signed a presidential memorandum to eliminate that debt. "...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
August 20, 2019 - 6:09 pm
( 1010 WINS/AP ) -- A young girl discovered something slithery at Newark Liberty International Airport security checkpoint: a 15-inch-long snake. Transportation Security Administration officials at Newark said that it appears the thin, black snake with a yellow ring around its neck was forgotten by...
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August 19, 2019 - 11:37 am
( WCBS 880 ) -- NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill has announced his decision to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo following his involvement in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner . The announcement comes weeks after the judge who presided over Pantaleo's departmental trial recommended that the officer...
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August 18, 2019 - 3:18 pm
( AP ) -- A basketball jersey believed to have been worn by former President Barack Obama while he was at a Honolulu prep school has sold at auction for $120,000. Heritage Auctions said the jersey sold Saturday night in Dallas to a collector of American and sports artifacts who didn't wish to be...
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