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Iowa fire department welcomes six babies in seven months

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Brissey Photography(MEDIAPOLIS, Iowa) — There must be something in the water at one Iowa fire station. Six volunteer fire fighters at the Mediapolis Fire Department welcomed six children in the last seven months. “We didn’t have a plan to do this,” Captain Troy Garrison, who welcomed a daughter named Emma four months ago, with his wife Dina, told ABC News. ... Read More »

Williams: Gas Tax May Keep General Assembly In Nashville Longer

Gov. Bill Haslam’s transportation bill may push the General Assembly to run longer than usual this year. Rep. Ryan Williams said usually, Haslam sends his supplemental budget request to the legislature the last week of March. That won’t happen this year because the transportation bill will be in the House finance committee for another three weeks. “There may be a ... Read More »

Dunaway’s Office Reviewing Harris File

A file that cost two Algood city employees their jobs is being reviewed by the district attorney’s office to see if any crimes were committed. “Those materials have been delivered and I’m in possession of them but I have not had a full and complete review of those materials so the matter is still under review and investigation so it’s ... Read More »

South Carolina, UNC advance to ‘Final Four’

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Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — The Final Four of the NCAA Tournament is set, with one more impressive victory after another filling out the final two spots. In Sunday’s first game, seventh seeded South Carolina took on fourth seeded Florida in an SEC mathcup. By the end of the first half, the Gamecocks were down 40-33, but South Carolina’s defense ... Read More »

Scoreboard roundup — 3/26/27

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEHouston 5, Washington 1Texas 3, L.-A. Dodgers 2Oakland 11, Milwaukee 1Seattle 7, Cincinnati 6Chi. White Sox 4, San Francisco 3Cleveland 6, Arizona 5AMERICAN LEAGUEToronto 4, Detroit 3Boston 7, Minnesota 2N.-Y. Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 4Baltimore 2, Toronto 1Kansas City 8, L.A. Angels 7NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia 6, Pittsburgh 3St. Louis 3, Miami ... Read More »

App aims to convert your DVDs to streamable form

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Now that you have access to on-demand movies and TV, chances are your DVDs sit forgotten next to your CDs — wherever you stowed those after iTunes came out. We get it: why take the time to walk to your DVD collection, open a case, pop in a disc, etc., when you can fire up Netflix or ... Read More »

‘Hero’ in Kansas triple shooting honored with $100,000

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DigitalVision/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — An organization representing the Indian-American community of Houston honored the man who was shot last month while trying to protect two Indian men who were targeted in a suspected hate crime. India House Houston, a non-profit organization based in Houston, Texas, called Ian Grillot a “genuine hero” and awarded him with $100,000 on Saturday for intervening in a ... Read More »

United responds to critics after barring two teens for leggings

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United Airlines(DENVER) — United Airlines responded to criticism it received on Sunday after it barred two teenage girls from boarding a flight because they were wearing leggings. The incident sent several social media users into an angry uproar, with some calling the policy sexist and discriminatory against women. The story came to light after Shannon Watts, an activist who witnessed ... Read More »