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June 21, 2017 - 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Adrift and nearly out of money after three months of living out of his van in the Washington area, the gunman who shot a top House Republican and four other people on a Virginia baseball field didn't have any concrete plans to inflict violence on the Republicans he loathed, FBI...
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USA TODAY
June 21, 2017 - 1:42 pm
(AP) _ Gov. John Bel Edwards has agreed to expand a law championed by beloved former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason that gives terminally-ill patients access to experimental treatments. The governor has signed into law a bill broadening Louisiana's Right to Try Act to include robotic...
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Kenny Kuluz wades through flood waters at the Ocean Springs, Miss., harbor as the combination of high tide and the rain bands of Tropical Storm Cindy, dumped rain on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017. (Tim Isbell/The Sun Herald, via AP)
June 21, 2017 - 11:56 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Cindy sent drenching rain bands over the north Gulf Coast on Wednesday, swamping low-lying coastal roads and pushing a waterspout ashore in one beachfront community as residents from east Texas to the Florida Panhandle warily eyed the storm's slow crawl toward land...
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Sipa USA
Chris Miller
June 21, 2017 - 11:33 am
New Orleans is no longer under a tropical storm warning -- but Mayor Mitch Landrieu says the rain will still come down heavily from time to time. Pumping stations remain fully staffed and operational, to try and stay ahead of street flooding. That's what concerns the mayor the most when it comes to...
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