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FILE - This Jan. 12, 2012 file photo shows Hugh Downs at the "Today" show 60th anniversary celebration in New York. Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died. His family said Downs died of natural causes Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 99. Downs was a host of the ‘Today’ show on NBC, worked on the ‘Tonight’ show when Jack Paar was in charge, and hosted the long-running game show "Concentration."  (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
Hugh Downs, genial presence on TV news and game shows, diesHugh Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died
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Armed homeowners standing in front their house along Portland Place confront protesters marching to St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson's house Sunday, June 28, 2020, in the Central West End of St. Louis. The protesters called for Krewson's resignation for releasing the names and addresses of residents who suggested defunding the police department. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Court record shows St. Louis couple pulled gun beforeCourt documents show the white St. Louis couple who became internationally famous for standing guard with guns outside their mansion during a protest have pulled a weapon before in defense of their property
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Hugh Downs, a Fixture of American TV, Is DeadHe may be best known for hosting 20/20 for years with Barbara Walters, but Hugh Downs had a long career in TV broadcasting beyond that. The iconic figure has died at age 99 at his Arizona home, reports azfamily.com . A spokesperson for the family made a point to note...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2020, file photo, beach goers cross the Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach, Calif. California's mood has gone from optimistic to sour as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are on the rise heading into the July 4th weekend. Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered bars and indoor restaurant dining closed in most of the state, many beaches are off limits, and he's imploring Californians to avoid holiday gatherings with family and friends. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
How California went from success story to virus hot spotCalifornia's mood has gone from optimistic to sour as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations rise heading into the July 4th weekend
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Judge sanctions Mountaire in Delaware wastewater lawsuitA judge has ordered an Arkansas poultry processing company and two Delaware subsidiaries to pay more than $28,000 in sanctions for repeatedly refusing to provide information to plaintiffs suing the company over wastewater violations in southern Delaware
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PG&E exits bankruptcy, pays $5 billion into wildfire fundPacific Gas & Electric has emerged from a contentious bankruptcy saga that began after its equipment ignited wildfires in California that killed more than 100 people
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Black Couple: White Neighbor Made False Assault ReportResidents in a New Jersey neighborhood went to bat this week for a black couple who had the police called on them by a white neighbor they say has been harassing them for two years—an incident caught on video that's now gone viral. In a Monday Facebook post that...
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Vanilla Ice indefinitely postpones a Texas concert that drew fierce criticism due to the coronavirus pandemicVanilla Ice indefinitely postpones a Texas concert that drew fierce criticism due to the coronavirus pandemic
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017, file photo, Cedar Rapids police officer Lucas Jones takes part in the annual Kids vs. Cops Dodge Ball Tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Jones, an Iowa officer who has faced protests for shooting Jerime Mitchell, an unarmed Black man in 2016 says he's being unfairly terminated for giving a break to a driver two days earlier. The Cedar Rapids Police Department fired Jones last month, saying only that he had violated department policy. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette via AP, File)
Cleared in shooting, Iowa officer fired for letting woman goAn Iowa officer who has faced protests for shooting an unarmed Black man in 2016 says he's being unfairly terminated for giving a break to a driver two days earlier
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A surprise display of fireworks sponsored by Macy's explode over the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan as seen from a pier in Hoboken, N.J., late Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Coronavirus concerns are changing the way the holiday is celebrated. In New York, the Macy's annual summer spectacle was replaced by a series of smaller, surprise shows. They’ve been ringing out all week, leading into the televised finale Saturday.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
From big cities to backyards, July 4 not usual blowout bashThe Fourth of July was always a time for communities to come together
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Police: Officer shot possum because it was injured A West Virginia police officer will not be disciplined after a video emerged of him shooting a possum on a residential street because the animal was injured
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At Alabama COVID Parties, Infection Comes with CashCollege students known to have COVID-19 have been attending parties in Tuscaloosa, Ala., as part of a bizarre game designed to infect others, according to local officials. What's worth the risk of serious illness or death? The chance at some cash, apparently. "They put money in a pot and they...
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