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Dec. 19: Iowa reports 50,151 active cases, 1,871 new cases, no new deaths in the last 48 hours

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IOWA (KWWL) — There were 1,871 new, confirmed cases from 10 a.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday, according to the state’s dashboard, which brings the state’s …

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Marion police have cancelled a missing person investigation

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MARION, IOWA (KWWL) — Yesterday, Marion police were searching for a missing person, Gentile Kahungu. As of this morning, Kahungu has been found and the search …

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Former Mississippi Gov. William Winter dies at 97

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. William Winter, a Democrat who pushed to strengthen public education and improve race relations, has died. He was 97. …

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UK orders shops to close, nixes holiday mixing in London

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Christmas gatherings can’t go ahead and non-essential shops must close in London and much of southern England …

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University of Alabama student was shot and killed on Friday night

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(CNN) — Birmingham police are investigating the shooting death of a nursing student in a downtown parking lot Friday night. The victim is identified as a …

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Optimism rises for deal on nearly $1 trillion relief package

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators are reporting continued progress on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package, with optimism rising that the overdue talks would soon …

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General sorry for ‘miscommunication’ over vaccine shipments

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The Army general in charge of getting COVID-19 vaccines across the United States is apologizing for what he calls “miscommunication” with states over the number of …

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“Bullish on Japanese offices,” Sun Life plans $10B investment

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Canadian insurance giant Sun Life Financial says it will invest billions of dollars into the Japanese office market, betting on a post-pandemic rebound. ADVERTISEMENTMitsubishi ElectricSupporting India’s …

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The ‘Christmas Star’: NASA offers tips on watching once-in-lifetime conjunction of Jupiter, Saturn

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(NEXSTAR) – If you’ve been watching the sky on these dark December nights you may have noticed two of the brightest objects creeping nearer to each …

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Make Your Holiday Gift Returns a Little Less Stressful

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Once the rush and excitement of the Christmas gift giving is over, many people find themselves with one or two “less than exciting” gifts and want …