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August 06, 2019 - 8:56 am
( 1010 WINS/AP ) _ Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. She was the first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, awarded in 1993. The Swedish academy hailed her...
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August 04, 2019 - 4:02 pm
( AP/WCBS 880 ) -- President Donald Trump spoke for the first time publicly since the two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying "hate has no place in our country." Addressing reporters in Morristown, New Jersey, Trump said Sunday that "we're going to take care" of the problem. He says he's been...
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August 04, 2019 - 2:45 pm
( AP/1010 WINS ) — About 20 minutes before the shooting started at an El Paso Walmart , a rambling screed was posted to an online message board saying the massacre was in response to an "invasion" of Hispanics coming across the southern border. Titled "The Inconvenient Truth," it railed against the...
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August 04, 2019 - 9:13 am
DAYTON, Ohio (1010 WINS/AP) — The gunman who opened fire in a popular nightlife area of Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday morning, killing nine and injuring at least 27 -- the second U.S. mass shooting in less than 24 hours -- has been identified: Connor Stephen Betts, 24, of Bellbrook, Ohio. Law...
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August 04, 2019 - 4:30 am
( WWL/AP ) — Nine people in Ohio have been killed in the second mass shooting in the U.S. in less than 24 hours, and the suspected shooter is also deceased, police said. Dayton police tweeted that an active shooter situation began in the Oregon District at 1 a.m., but that officers nearby were able...
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Johnny Lopez
August 01, 2019 - 10:40 am
Shots - it’s what’s for breakfast...or for lunch or mid-afternoon snack or whenever you go to Starbucks on Friday, August 2nd. That’s the day the coffee chain is offering customers around the nation free shots of its Nitro Cold Brew coffee, according to “ Today. ” Lush, creamy, impossibly smooth...
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August 01, 2019 - 10:15 am
( 102.9 The Wolf ) - If you or someone you know has had a baby in the last 11 years, there's a pretty good chance that you've either had a gender reveal party, or you've been to one. But are they on their way out? Apparently, they should be, according to the woman who "invented" them. According to...
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Shannon Blum
August 01, 2019 - 8:30 am
( WBBM ) -- Are you a mustard lover? If so, French's has a treat for you! French's announced Wednesday the launch of a limited-edition, mustard-flavored ice cream just in time for National Mustard Day on Saturday, August 3rd. The unusual flavor was created in partnership with Coolhaus Ice Cream "to...
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