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A sign memorializing the devastating mudslide that killed 43 people last March in the community of Oso, Wash., is shown Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. The road through the slide area re-opened Monday night to two-way, 50 mph traffic and was realigned and raised as much as 20 feet in places. Crews also installed six new culverts. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Traffic resumes on highway hit by deadly landslide6 months later, traffic resumes on Washington highway hit by deadly landslide
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Ban sought on children working on tobacco farmsAPNewsBreak: Lawmakers urge Obama administration to ban children working on tobacco farms
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John and Susan Graham, the parents of missing UVa student Hannah Graham spoke to the media during a press conference Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Charlottesville, Va. Hannah Graham was last seen early Saturday morning Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/The Daily Progress/Dean Seal)
Suspect charged in case of missing UVa studentPolice: Man charged with abduction with intent to defile in case of missing U.Va. student
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Students protest outside of Ralston Valley High School, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in Arvada, Colo. The students are protesting a proposal by the Jefferson County School Board to emphasize patriotism and downplay civil unrest in the teaching of U.S. history. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Denver area students walk out of school in protestHundreds of Denver area students walk out of class to protest conservative US history proposal
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig speaks to the media before presenting New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, right, with the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award at Yankee Stadium before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Selig hopes Jeter will wind up owning teamThe new boss? MLB Commissioner Bud Selig hopes Derek Jeter will wind up owning team
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 31, 2014 file photo, Seattle Storm's Sue Bird plays against the Indiana Fever in a WNBA basketball game in Seattle. Bird became the first American player to make four world championship teams when USA Basketball announced the roster on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Bird won gold medals in 2002 and 2010 and a bronze medal in 2006.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Sue Bird 1st 4-time player on US basketball rosterSue Bird becomes 1st US women's basketball player on 4 world championship teams
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Bestselling book banned from middle schools'Fault in Our Stars' book banned from California district's middle schools over sexual content
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FILE - This March 15, 2013 file photo shows Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski, papal nuncio for the Dominican Republic, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Vatican says it has put its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic under house arrest following allegations he sexually abused young boys in the Caribbean country. Josef Wesolowski has already been defrocked after the Vatican's canon law court found him guilty in June and imposed its toughest penalty: laicization, or returning to life as a layman. On Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, the Vatican's separate criminal court opened a preliminary hearing into his case and ordered him placed under house arrest. (AP Photo/Manuel Diaz, File)
Vatican puts ex-Dominican envoy under house arrestVatican puts ex-Dominican ambassador under house arrest for alleged sex abuse
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In this image taken from video provided by Steve Hindi of Showing Animals Respect and Kindness, SHARK, a fundraising live pigeon shoot for U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe is shown, Sept. 5, 2014 in Lone Wolf, Okla. Inhofe is facing criticism from animal rights groups over a fundraiser he held earlier this month in which live pigeons were thrown into the air for participants to shoot out of the sky. (AP Photo/Showing Animals Respect and Kindness SHARK)
Senator's live pigeon shoot draws criticismSenator's live pigeon shoot fundraiser in Oklahoma draws criticism from animal rights groups
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  • Man Charged in Bedford Park Hostage Situation

    NBC 5's Dick Johnson reports. A Chicago man has been charged with kidnapping following a hostage situation and police standoff on Cicero Avenue in southwest suburban Bedford Park. NBC Chicago, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 06:58 PM
  • Chicagoan Charged with Stealing Cell Phone from Doctor's Office

    Felipe Moffett of the 700 block of 111th Street, Chicago was arrested and charged with criminal damage to property after police responded to a disturbance a business in the 2000 block of Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park. Moffett was released on a personal recognizance bond with a court date of November 12, 2014 in Park City. Patch.com, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 03:43 PM
  • Chicago Man Charged With Kidnapping After Standoff On Cicero Avenue

    A Chicago man has been charged with kidnapping his two kids and engaging in a standoff with police on Cicero Avenue Monday afternoon. Charles Esaw, 40, has been charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated domestic battery, aggravated fleeing and eluding and unlawful restraint, according to the Cook County State's Attorney's office Police say they received a call from a woman Monday afternoon saying that she and her two children and two dogs were being held by the Esaw, the woman's husband, in the cab of a semi-truck in the 6500 block of 73rd Street in Bedford Park. CBS Local, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 03:40 PM
  • Springfield Is Big Gainer in Latino Population

    Illinois' Latino population grew by 33 percent over the last decade - but that's one of the slowest rates in the nation. Latinos in Illinois total 2.03 million - 16 percent of the state population, according to census data crunched by the Illinois Latino Family Commission. WYMG-FM Springfield, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 10:05 AM
  • Chicago man fatally shot in East Chicago

    A 31-year-old Chicago man was fatally shot Monday night in the 4700 block of Olcott Avenue, according to the Lake County Coroner's office. Post-Tribune, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 12:43 PM
  • Threatening note leads to attack

    These are incidents reported by the Naperville Police Department. Where charges have been filed, the report includes when and where the suspect was stopped or taken into custody and the nature of the charges. Naperville Sun, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 01:51 PM
  • 2 Neighborhoods Rattled By Sex Assaults

    Fear for some Chicagoans is mounting after two women were sexually assaulted in the past week on Chicago's North Side. Women walking in two Chicago neighborhoods are taking each step with more caution after two sexual assaults that happened a week ago Sunday. CBS Local, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 11:29 PM
  • Ex-Mayor Daley's firm profits from Lollapalooza promoter's deal

    Richard M. Daley was mayor when Chicago first agreed to turn over Grant Park for a summer weekend every year to three guys named Charlie. Chicago Sun-Times, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 06:04 PM
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