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Police say the 45-year-old conductor was outside of the stopped train when a passenger inside the train open fired. Cammiso said the passengers who held down the suspected shooter may have prevented further violence. Metra BNSF trains were back on the move after being slowed for the incident. Passenger pick-up will be moved to the north side as well. The Amtrak train was carrying some 235 passengers from Los Angeles to Chicago when the shooting happened.
  • FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate

    FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate

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    FDA also believes other blood lead testing methods, such as atomic absorption spectroscopy, are accurate. The CDC website states that 4 million U.S. It may have to do with other aspects, including the tubes in which the blood is collected. "Certain toys, hobbies and parents' occupations also increase the risk that a child could be exposed to lead, so it's important to talk with your pediatrician about how to lower your child's risk".
  • Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

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    He told the Eau Claire newspaper the Prairie Lakes Estates trailer park is a mess and they were still searching Tuesday night. In 2011, when devastating tornadoes struck in Joplin, Missouri, and in Alabama and MS, 111 of the 551 people killed nationwide in tornadoes, or 20 percent, were in mobile homes, according to the Storm Prediction Center website.
  • Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown Convicted Of Stealing From Phony Charity

    Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown Convicted Of Stealing From Phony Charity

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    If Brown is convicted on all counts, she faces 357 years in prison and $5 million in fines. The jury mulling the fate of former Rep. Corrine Brown has gone home for the night, after almost 12 hours of deliberation. "Corrupt public officials undermine the integrity of our government and violate the public's trust". But the 12-term, Jacksonville-based congresswoman was also a master of constituent services, using "Corrine Delivers" as a slogan to tout her ability to bring home projects and ...
  • Around 20 people charged after Texas 'sanctuary city' sit

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    The state Senate's recent bill is set to ban sanctuary cities throughout Texas . Texas Representative Gene Wu , a Democrat, delivered the impassioned remark during a debate about Senate Bill 4 at the state House of Representatives last Wednesday.
  • German Grocery Giant Prepares to Shake Up U.S. Market Next Month

    German Grocery Giant Prepares to Shake Up U.S. Market Next Month

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    The three Lidl stores that will be among the first to open are at 12151 W. Broad St.in the new GreenGate mixed-used development in western Henrico County, at 1311 Mall Drive near Chesterfield Town Center, and at 5110 S. The first 100 stores are newly constructed standalone retail properties that Lidl owns and developed. Proctor observed the the company depended on focus groups in creating the store layout, adopting such recommendations as making sure the locations include lots of natural light.
  • Paul Police Honor Fallen Officers

    Paul Police Honor Fallen Officers

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    DALLAS - The Dallas Police Department and city leaders held a ceremony to honor fallen officers as part of the annual Police Memorial Day. From the Martinsville Police Department, the group honored George F. that was attended by about 200 Dallas officers. "These men and women had family and friends". In 2016, 19 officers died in the line of duty, so far this year we have had two.
  • U.S. judges focus on discrimination, Trump's powers on travel ban case

    U.S. judges focus on discrimination, Trump's powers on travel ban case

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    The 9th Circuit is one of two federal appeals courts considering challenges to the executive order. That these countries happen to be mostly Muslim isn't Trump's choosing. This is such a gross mischaracterization of Trump's executive order. Hawkins asked if Trump had ever admitted he was wrong about calling for a Muslim ban or stated that the current order was motivated only by concern for national security.
  • Water main break shuts down Ellicott City road

    Water main break shuts down Ellicott City road

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    The Howard County Police Department said in a news release that flowing water created a sinkhole underneath an unoccupied vehicle Wednesday. No information about the cause of the water-main break was immediately available. They are hoping to have the break repaired and the roadway back open by this weekend. "Every water main break is handled the same way, but there's more of an emotion connected with the folks in this town".
  • US President promises to broker Middle East peace deal

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    Israeli Prime Minister, Benyamin Netanyahu during his meeting with his Romanian counterpart, where he expressed his position from the Trum Netanyahu meeting in Washington on Wednesday. Despite the cordial appearance at Trump's joint White House press conference with Abbas, there may be turbulence beneath the surface. President Abbas reaffirmed that the Palestinian strategic option is two states on the 1967 borders, the state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital, living side by ...
  • Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security

    Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security

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    Clarke said in an interview on WISN-AM on Wednesday that he had taken a job as assistant secretary and would start in June. He said he's leaving his current job next month, but declined to give a date. Clarke said Thursday that he had informed Gov. Scott Walker of his decision to take the federal post and expected to advise Walker on the appointment of a successor to complete his term.