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Reports: Multiple People Shot at Fort Lauderdale Airport

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - News media outlets are reporting that multiple people have been shot at Fort Lauderdale international airport. On its official Twitter account, airport officials said there was an ``ongoing incident'' in the Terminal 2 baggage claim area.…

10-Month-Old Revived Twice After Being Exposed to Fentanyl

METHUEN, Mass. (AP) - Authorities in Massachusetts say a 10-month-old baby had to be revived twice after she was exposed to fentanyl. Police arrived at the Methuen residence early Saturday afternoon after receiving a report of a child not breathing.…

Oscar Mayer Plant in Madison Prepares to Close

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The already dwindling number of employees at the Oscar Mayer plant in Madison will continue to shrink as the facility prepares to permanently close in the first quarter of 2017. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that…

Late Fees Paid for Books Checked Out in 1970s

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - A Minnesota family has given a Maryland library a check for about $1,550 to cover the late fees for two books that were supposed to have been returned more than 40 years ago. Jon Kramer, of…

Russia Weighs Retaliation After Obama Administers Sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Latest on the Obama administration's response to Russia's interference in the U.S. elections, which it denies (all times EST): 4:15 p.m. Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham say sanctions against Russia announced by the Obama…

Red Solo Cup Inventor Dies at Age 84

NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Former Solo Cup Company President Robert Hulseman, who invented the now party-essential, Red Solo Cup, has died at the age of 84. His son, Paul Hulseman, says his father died on December 21 at his home…

Charles Manson Follower Seeks Parole 47 Years after Killings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A parole hearing has started for Patricia Krenwinkel, an accomplice of cult killer Charles Manson and the longest-serving female inmate in California. The hearing, Thursday, comes 47-year after Krenwinkel helped kill pregnant actress, Sharon Tate and…

With Trump Victory, GOP Hopes to Overhaul Medicaid

ATLANTA (AP) - With Donald Trump's election, Republicans in Congress will have the opportunity to overhaul Medicaid, something they've wanted to do for years. The program provides health care to millions of lower-income and disabled Americans. Currently, the federal government…

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