Jul 31, 2016 - Sun
Streator, United States
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Local News



  • 'Number of fatalities' in Texas balloon crash; toll unclear
    LOCKHART, Texas (AP) -- A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, causing what authorities described as a "significant loss of life."...
  • FAA warned of potential for many hot air balloon deaths
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Accident investigators warned the Federal Aviation Administration two years ago of the potential for large numbers of hot air balloon deaths and recommended greater safety oversight of commercial operators. The FAA rejected those recommendations....
  • For 8 summer nights, 2 starkly different visions of America
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- For eight summer nights, there were two starkly different visions of America....
  • Trump, Clinton spar for national security upper hand
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- In their struggle for the upper hand on national security, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are emphasizing strikingly different themes - he as the bold and cunningly unpredictable strongman who will eliminate terrorism; she as the calm, conventional commander in chief who will manage all manner of crises....
  • States' flag-burning laws unconstitutional, but persist
    URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz had just finished walking in a July 4th parade when her assistant told her a central Illinois man had been arrested on suspicion of burning an American flag....
  • John Hinckley's return to normalcy has been years in making
    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Life for the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago has progressively become more normal, with greater freedom outside a psychiatric hospital, and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than the record store where he whiles away so many hours....

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