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WBBM Newsradio Staff
October 28, 2019 - 9:59 am
(WBBM/AP) -- President Donald Trump slammed Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson and the city's violence during his address Monday at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference and Exposition, held at McCormick Place in Chicago. Johnson, the host of a gathering of...
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 28, 2019 - 8:05 am
An Iowa woman is dead after tragedy struck at a gender reveal party. The woman died after an explosion at a gender reveal party created debris that hit her. KCCI in Des Moines, Iowa reported that the Marion County Sheriff’s office said the explosion happened at a home in central Iowa. We are STILL...
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October 28, 2019 - 3:22 am
Everybody’s learned the alphabet the same way for generations. The alphabet song is standard, perfect, and teaches kids their letters seamlessly. Then why did they have to go and change it? Screenwriter and producer Noah Garfinkel tweeted an “updated” version of the alphabet song that better...
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Eldis Sula
October 28, 2019 - 1:00 am
Bill Gates is a pioneer in tech, business and philanthropy. The Microsoft founder grew the company into the giant it is today. Since leaving day-to-day operations in 2014, Gates has turned his full attention to solving global problems with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which he oversees...
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 24, 2019 - 10:15 am
Kmart Australia just removed a children’s Halloween costume from its shelves. This decision happened after a concerned parent put together a petition and called the outfit "beyond inappropriate." Australia’s 7 News spoke to the mother, who said she noticed the costume while she was shopping with...
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Johnny Lopez
October 24, 2019 - 6:43 am
You can make some serious coin being terrified this Halloween. A haunted house in Tennessee is offering $20K to anyone who can complete its bone-chilling torture tour, according to Fast Company . It includes a rather convincing impression of trying to drown you. -- https://t.co/0RKjDlnsSw — Fast...
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Johnny Lopez
October 23, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Qantas wants you to fly the friendly skies for as long as humanly possible. The Australian airline has completed the longest non-stop commercial flight in history, which clocked in at nearly 20 hours, according to CNN. Today, our first ultra long haul #QantasResearchFlight has set off from #NewYork...
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Johnny Lopez
October 22, 2019 - 10:52 am
Your days of Netflix and chill by using your friend or family member’s password may soon be over. The streaming service has revealed they are aware of the pervasive practice and are trying to figure out a way to turn those users into paying customers, reported the New York Post . Netflix may start...
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RADIO.COM
October 22, 2019 - 7:27 am
(KNX) There's word now that actress Lori Loughlin's two daughters are no longer attending USC after getting a lot of unwanted attention for allegedly getting into the university, thanks to bribes paid by their parents. But it's not clear exactly when Olivia Jade Giannulli and Isabella Rose...
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RADIO.COM
October 22, 2019 - 4:52 am
(Associated Press) — Former President Jimmy Carter is in the hospital again after falling and fracturing his pelvis Monday evening at his home in Plains, Georgia. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanne Congileo described the fracture as minor. Her statement said the 95-year-old is in good spirits at...
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