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Secret to U.S. women's soccer team's success? Intense internal competition

U.S. midfielder Kristie Mewis, right, celebrates with defender Margaret Purce, left, after scoring a goal during a win over Colombia in an international friendly Monday. Although the women’s national team will line up against Colombia for the second time in five days Friday, the U.S. won’t really be playing against the Colombians. The Americans are so good and so deep, on most days the only ones who can beat them are themselves. And that internal competition couldn’t be more fierce. “We hold our own

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Secret to U.S. women's soccer team's success? Intense internal competition

Sign language interpreter for coronavirus briefings dies of COVID-19 during trip to San Diego area

Actions Andrea McFadden LAKESIDE, Calif. (KGTV) - Local family members are mourning the COVID-19 death in San Diego of a sign language interpreter known for translating coronavirus briefings in Hawaii. During the pandemic, Patty Sakal has been become a familiar face in Hawaii, as a sign language interpreter at government briefings on COVID-19. In December, she had a decision to make. Her youngest daughter, Andrea McFadden, a San Diego-based Navy sailor, would be deploying in February. Sakal wanted to visit,

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Sign language interpreter for coronavirus briefings dies of COVID-19 during trip to San Diego area

Task Force debates 'use of force' as Wisconsin Legislature eyes police reform

MADISON, Wis. — Three weeks in to the legislative session and lawmakers are turning to police reform. Both the state senate and the assembly are taking ideas popularized last summer and turning them to action. Members of the Speakers Task Force on Racial Disparities struggled to agree on defining use of force during their meeting Thursday. Activist groups argued officers even pulling out a gun should count and be documented. “We need to know, what steps did you take before you drew your gun?” said Rebecca

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Task Force debates 'use of force' as Wisconsin Legislature eyes police reform

Caltrain records first fatality of 2021

PALO ALTO — A person was hit and killed by a Caltrain in Palo Alto on Thursday afternoon, marking the commuter rail line’s first fatality of the year, authorities said. The collision, which involved northbound train no. 261, was reported about 3:40 p.m. at the Churchill Avenue grade crossing, said Caltrain spokeswoman Tasha Bartholomew. As of 4 p.m., all trains were stopped in the area, Bartholomew said. The train was carrying 22 passengers, Bartholomew said. No injuries were reported aboard.

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Caltrain records first fatality of 2021

NFL Draft Big Board: Top 400 plus prospects in the 2021 NFL Draft presented by Draft Diamonds

NFL Draft Diamonds 2021 NFL Draft Big Board with over 400 NFL Draft Prospects. NFL Draft Diamonds scouts Damond Talbot and Jimmy Williams broke down film of hundreds of prospects in 2020 already and we are releasing our first 2021 NFL Draft Big Board of the year. We added 400+ prospects, and even have small schoolers scattered throughout. There are many underclassmen who were added, and there are others who may end up declaring, this will likely change as games continue to play, but this is a start. Check out

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NFL Draft Big Board: Top 400 plus prospects in the 2021 NFL Draft presented by Draft Diamonds

Man Arrested For Murder in Hamden: Police

A man was allegedly arrested for the murder of his wife in Hamden, according to police. Derrick Miller, 57, of Hamden, faces murder charges for his wife's death. He was arrested at Meriden Superior Court. Officials said Darlene Brown was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the driver's seat of her car on Dec. 16. She died from her injuries shortly after. Local Miller was also found lying on the ground near the passenger door with a gunshot wound to his torso, officials said. He was transported to a local hospital

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Man Arrested For Murder in Hamden: Police

Florida begins to restrict COVID vaccine to state residents

1of3Health care workers check in people at a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site at Marlins Park, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Miami.Show MoreShow Less 2of3A member of the Florida National Guard directs vehicles at a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site at Marlins Park, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Miami.Show MoreShow Less 3of3A health care worker gets information from people at a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site at Marlins Park, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Miami.Show MoreShow Less TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)

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Florida begins to restrict COVID vaccine to state residents

Economics professor provides input on student loan payment extension

WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - President Joe Biden has directed the US Department of Education to extend the suspension of federal student loan payments until Sept. 30. The original deadline under former President Donald Trump was set to expire Jan. 31. "This gives people with student debt a break in order to get back on their feet," said University of Kansas economics professor Donna Ginther. "Giving individual families and people who have student loan debt the opportunity to allocate their money to their essential

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Economics professor provides input on student loan payment extension

CDC recommends against getting other vaccines close to when you get the COVID vaccine

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – If you’re going to get the COVID vaccine, make sure you’re not getting another vaccine too close together. Health official says there are too many unknowns about the side effects of the COVID vaccine being administered right before or after another vaccine, such as the flu or shingles shot. “The current CDC recommendation is 14 days to wait between receiving different vaccines. This is not a hard stop though it’s simply a recommendation,” said Heather Wright, an infection preventionist

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CDC recommends against getting other vaccines close to when you get the COVID vaccine

Reversible Weighted Blankets Only $39.99 on Zulily.com

No more restless nights with Zulily! Through January 23rd, head to Zulily.com where you can snag these highly rated Ella Jayne Reversible Weighted Blankets for only $39.99! These weighted blankets are available in five colors from 12 – 20 pounds and they measure 48″ x 72″. One side is minky soft and the other side is soft microfiber. These 100% polyester blankets are filled with glass beads and essentially make you feel as if you’re being held or hugged by somebody when you sleep. On the fence? Check

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Reversible Weighted Blankets Only $39.99 on Zulily.com

Knicks' Alec Burks (ankle) playing on Thursday night

New York Knicks guard Alec Burks will suit up Thursday in the team's game against the Golden State Warriors. What It Means: Burks hasn't played since December 27 due to an ankle injury, but the 29-year-old scorer is ready to finally return. It's unclear how large (or small) his role will be to start, but he'll definitely be out there against Golden State. Our models project Burks for 18.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 28.7 FanDuel points across 27.2 minutes of action.

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Knicks' Alec Burks (ankle) playing on Thursday night

Windsor woman identified as one of two killed at a rental home in Fort Erie, Ont.

A Niagara Regional Police officer is seen in an undated file photo. (The Canadian Press/Francis Vachon) WINDSOR, ONT. -- A 20-year-old from Windsor and an 18-year old from Toronto have been identified as the victims of a double-homicide Tuesday at a rental house in Fort Erie, Ont. The Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) confirmed Thursday Juliana Pannunzio of Windsor and Christina Crooks of Toronto were the victims of a homicide that occurred at a rental house along the Niagara River Parkway. Police said

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Windsor woman identified as one of two killed at a rental home in Fort Erie, Ont.

Springfield police issuing more traffic violations despite fewer drivers on roads

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — The Springfield Police Department said there are fewer people on the roads but more traffic violations. Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams said the amount of speeding tickets his officers have written has doubled. “Just in the first nine months of the year, officers have written more than double the amount of speeding tickets this year than we did last year — 2020 versus 2019,” said Williams. “Red-light violations are also included in that, so our traffic unit is actively enforcing

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Springfield police issuing more traffic violations despite fewer drivers on roads

EVENTS: COMBO Announcements - COMBO

A man of many talents! Bernie Sanders sell band merch!!! (Meme by Dan Case, Pup’s tour manager) COMBO is about the LOVE of Music. Our mission is to assist musicians with the ins & outs of the business of music. We have a board of dedicated and knowledgeable musicians and others in the Music Industry. We offer guidance and advice to help musicians advance their careers whether it be in writing, performing, teaching, or recording and sound engineering! Our articles represent some phase of the music business

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EVENTS: COMBO Announcements - COMBO

Knicks' Austin Rivers: Officially out Thursday

Rivers (Achilles) will not play Thursday versus the Warriors, Chris Iseman of NorthJersey.com reports. Rivers was initially considered doubtful for Thursday's game, so it's unsurprising to see him formally ruled out. Frank Ntilikina (knee) will also sit out Thursday after having been considered doubtful, but the Knicks will at least get Alec Burks (ankle) back on the court.

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Knicks' Austin Rivers: Officially out Thursday

Cable Ties reflect on releasing an album amidst a pandemic and where to from here

Photo by Lisa Businovski Words by August Billy We caught up with Cable Ties’ Jenny McKechnie ahead of the band’s Melbourne Music Week appearance. Melbourne trio Cable Ties released their second album, Far Enough, in late March 2020. Given the timing, the band’s scheduled tours of the US and UK had to be abandoned just prior to its release and they were also unable to perform any launch shows in Australia. But singer/guitarist Jenny McKechnie, bass player Nick Brown and drummer Shauna Boyle will be back

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Cable Ties reflect on releasing an album amidst a pandemic and where to from here

Twist of fate: 12 horses headed for slaughter ready for adoption after October accident on I-44

ST. LOUIS – Longmeadow Rescue Ranch wasn’t originally a stopping point for 12 horses, but after a tractor trailer accident on Interstate 44 last October, the horses had a new and improved destination. “It’s also a twist of faith for them,” Amanda Mullen, Director of Longmeadow Rescue Ranch said. “These horses would not have survived if they had not been apart of that trailer wreck. Later we found out it was a trailer where those horses were headed for slaughter.” On Oct. 18, 2020, just after 8

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Twist of fate: 12 horses headed for slaughter ready for adoption after October accident on I-44

HS SWIMMING: Midland High girls repeat as 2-6A champions

1of19 Midland High's PJ Day swims breast for the girls 200 yard medley relay 01/21/2021 at COM Aquatics. Tim Fischer/Reporter-TelegramShow MoreShow Less 2of19Midland High's Olivia Haskell swims butterfly for the girls 200 yard medley relay 01/21/2021 at COM Aquatics. Tim Fischer/Reporter-TelegramShow MoreShow Less 3of19Midland High's Kiara Aguilar swims in the girls 200 yard freestyle 01/21/2021 at COM Aquatics. Tim Fischer/Reporter-TelegramShow MoreShow Less 4of19Lee High's Zak Alvarado swims butterfly in the

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HS SWIMMING: Midland High girls repeat as 2-6A champions

Oil slips with global viral resurgence

Oil ended a choppy session lower with worsening global coronavirus outbreaks accentuating concerns over a demand rebound. (Bloomberg) -- Oil ended a choppy session lower with worsening global coronavirus outbreaks accentuating concerns over a demand rebound. Futures closed 0.3 percent lower in New York on Thursday. The U.S. dollar declined for a fourth straight session, boosting the appeal of commodities priced in the currency and providing support to prices that had fallen as much as 1.1 percent during the

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Oil slips with global viral resurgence

Bills fan receives special piece of memorabilia after Ravens game, secures it in his pocket: ‘I can’t let anyone see I have this!’

(WIVB)– It was one of the biggest plays in Bill’s history. With less than a minute to go in the third quarter last weekend against the Ravens, Aaron johnson picked off Lamar Jackson and ran the ball 101 yards for a touchdown. And after this game, a Bills fan in the stands tells us johnson gave him something he’ll hold onto forever. “I was actually born on a Sunday, September 23, 1984, after the Bills played the Jets. And right from that day, I’ve been a Bills fan the whole time,” said Bills fan Craig

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Bills fan receives special piece of memorabilia after Ravens game, secures it in his pocket: ‘I can’t let anyone see I have this!’

New York : Will MLS be too big for him? 'Chofis' López arrives in the United States, but without the merits of Vela, 'Chicharito' or Pulido

New York : Javier Lopez signed with him San Jose Earthquakes and will debut in the MLSOnly that unlike other great Mexican players, he arrived in a more circumstantial and less meritorious way. Let us remember that the “Chofis” López was separated from Chivas last October after a scandal of indiscipline that the owner of the team, Amaury Vergara, did not tolerate and since then he has been looked for an accommodation in another team, but nobody wanted him in the MX League and he ended up in the United

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New York : Will MLS be too big for him? 'Chofis' López arrives in the United States, but without the merits of Vela, 'Chicharito' or Pulido

There have been 3,900 COVID-19 cases in Jackson's prisons

Actions In Jackson prisons, there have been nearly 3900 positive cases of coronavirus. The Department of Corrections says they’re doing the best they can. The mother of one former prisoner says much more can be done. JACKSON, Mich. — There have been nearly 3,900 cases of COVID-19 in Jackson prisons. The Michigan Department of Corrections says they’re doing the best they can. The mother of one former prisoner says much more can be done. There have been almost 24,000 coronavirus cases across the 28 facilities

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There have been 3,900 COVID-19 cases in Jackson's prisons