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Bubble gum Flavored Children’s Advil Recalled

(AP) - Pfizer Consumer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling one lot of children’s Advil suspension bubble gum flavored medication in the four ounce bottle due to consumer complaints that the dosage cup could lead to overdose. Pfizer says they received customer…

Wisconsin DNR to Relocate 300 Ruffed Grouse to Missouri

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin wildlife officials plan to relocate 300 ruffed grouse to Missouri. The Department of Natural Resources plans to move about 100 birds annually over the next three years to east-central Missouri's River Hills region. DNR officials…

Pruitt Center Hopes to Better UWS Mental Health

SUPERIOR, Wis.- As fun as college may be, those 4 years are no walk in the park. A 2016 UCLA study found that in over 100 different institutions, 33% of students had considered suicide in college, due to stress. Today,…

Bear Attack Injures 10-Year-old boy in Yellowstone Park

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A bear charged a family hiking in Yellowstone National Park on Thursday, knocking down and injuring a 10-year-old boy before his parents were able to drive the animal off with bear spray, park officials said. The…

Iowa Student Killed by 'Sharp Force Injuries'

BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) - Preliminary autopsy results show that Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts was killed by "multiple sharp force injuries.'' The state medical examiner has determined that Tibbetts' death was a homicide. No details were released about what caused…

Sears to Close Another 46 Stores in November

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears Holdings Corp. is closing another 13 Kmart stores and 33 Sears stores as sales shrink and losses grow. The ailing company said Thursday that liquidation sales at the 46 unprofitable stores marked for closure…

Manafort Juror Says one Holdout Prevented 18-Count Conviction

WASHINGTON (AP) — A juror in Paul Manafort’s financial fraud trial says a lone holdout prevented the jury from convicting the onetime Trump campaign chairman on all 18 counts. Jurors repeatedly tried to persuade the holdout to “look at the…

Herbalife Distributors Claim in $1B Suit Events Were a Sham

MIAMI (AP) — Patricia and Jeff Rodgers figured they did everything right to get rich beyond their wildest dreams selling Herbalife health and personal care products. They attended all of the “Circle of Success” events, brought in new recruits, met…

Flight Attendant Mistakes air Marshal for Passenger With gun

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A federal air marshal was removed from a United Airlines flight in Minneapolis after a flight attendant mistook him for a gun-carrying passenger. The Transportation Safety Administration says the marshal was apprehended along with another marshal after…

Minnesota Task Force Addresses Affordable Housing Shortage

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota housing task force is recommending broad changes in funding, technology and regulation to meet a statewide demand for affordable housing. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that the task force has made 30 recommendations…

Immigrant Charged With Murder of Iowa College Student

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A man from Mexico living in the U.S. illegally has confessed to kidnapping college student Mollie Tibbetts while she was running in her small Iowa hometown, killing her and dumping her body in a rural field,…

Cohen Pleads Guilty to Charges Involving Hush Money

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and “fixer,” Michael Cohen, has pleaded guilty to charges including campaign finance fraud stemming from hush money payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal. The 51-year-old Cohen…

Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Guilty of Eight Charges

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump’s winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the special counsel investigation into the president’s…

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