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Wienermobile pulled over in Wisconsin for traffic infraction

WAUKESHA, Wis. — Oscar Mayer’s iconic Wienermobile got a grilling from a Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy because the driver of the giant hot dog failed to give enough room to another car on the road with emergency lights. The deputy pulled over the Wienermobile and gave the driver a verbal warning for not following the law, […]

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Trump team wrapping up trial defense as senators mull Bolton

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal team prepared to wrap up arguments in his impeachment trial Tuesday as Senate Republicans wrestled with whether to allow witnesses, including John Bolton who appears poised to contradict a key Trump claim. The arguments from defense lawyers have jostled for public attention with revelations from a forthcoming book […]

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‘Explore, create, design’: District 303 to roll out elective as part of longer elementary day

Imagine a classroom setting where students gain an understanding of coding and robotics, or work in teams to design their own games, or use various media tools for drama and video production — all before they reach middle school. Those hands-on experiences and other innovative learning techniques will be at the center of a new […]

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Theater Review: Short North Stage’s Acidic, Hilarious ‘The Motherf**ker with the Hat’

Stephen Adly Guirgis is one of America’s finest stage chroniclers of struggles on the fringes of society and The Motherf**ker with the Hat might be his masterpiece. This twisted love letter to recovery and living gets a jaw-dropping production at Short North Stage, directed by Chari Arespacochaga. The Motherf**ker with the Hat follows Jackie (Raphael […]

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Stocks open higher on Wall Street a day after a big drop

NEW YORK — Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street a day after the S&P 500 had its biggest drop since early October. Technology companies were putting up some of the biggest gains early Tuesday. Whirlpool and Xerox rose after reporting solid results. Markets remained closed in China for Lunar New Year holidays, while […]

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China wants Danish daily to apologize for virus cartoon

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — China demanded Monday that a major Danish newspaper, which angered Muslims worldwide by publishing drawings of the Prophet Muhammad in 2006, apologizes for a cartoon on the new virus outbreak in China. Jyllands-Posten’s chief editor, Jacob Nybroe, said the cartoon, which shows the Chinese flag with what resembles viruses instead of the […]

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Berry returns to Browns as NFL’s youngest general manager

CLEVELAND — The Browns have a new general manager, and they don’t any need time to get to know him. Andrew Berry was named Cleveland’s GM and executive vice president on Tuesday, returning to the team after a one-year stint in the Philadelphia Eagles’ front office. Berry was the Browns’ vice president of player personnel […]

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1 -year-old toddler shot in head by gunman in Chicago

A 1-year-old boy was hospitalized after being shot in the head in Chicago, police said. A man walked into a hospital on the city’s far North Side with the toddler Monday night and said the shooting had occurred nearby, Chicago police said.                                                                                                                      […]

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