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Today in History for January 20th

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 11:28pm

Highlights of Today in History: Iran releases American hostages; Ronald Reagan and John F. Kennedy innaugurated as President. (Jan. 20)

       
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Senate blocks bill to avoid shutdown; McConnell scrambles for last-ditch deal with Democrats

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 11:23pm

Democrats opposed a House-passed spending bill that wouldn't protect immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children from being deported.

       
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3rd person in 8 days hit by Brightline train; this time it's not fatal

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 11:14pm

The nonfatal incident occurred after a pedestrian tried to beat an oncoming train in Fort Lauderdale.

       
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Straight Up Hollywood podcast: The hottest 2018 TV buzz you need to know, now

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 9:34pm

Our TV reporter just got back from two weeks of TV panels and previews. From Rose McGowan's reality show to the 'Grey's' spinoff, we've got your 411.

       
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Five inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame's ninth class on Friday

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 9:29pm

Ray Evernham, Ken Squier and Ron Hornaday Jr. are the living members inducted Friday. Bob Yates and Red Byron were posthumously elected.

       
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Grizzlies fans cheer for Zach Randolph in his return to Memphis

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 8:33pm

Zach Randolph loves Memphis, and Memphis loves Zach Randolph.

       
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Congestion pricing: Drivers could face $11.52 toll to enter Manhattan

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 8:25pm

The plan would make New York the first city in the nation to have a congestion-pricing plan as a way to raise revenue to pay for its transit system and encourage less driving.

       
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Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, coroner says

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 8:01pm

On Friday, his family said Petty suffered from "unbearable pain" from a fractured hip prior to his death, plus emphysema and knee problems.

       
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Oscar winner Dorothy Malone, mom on 'Peyton Place,' dies at 93

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 7:41pm

The Oscar-winning actress won hearts of 1960s television viewers as the long-suffering mother in the nighttime soap 'Peyton Place.'

       
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Texas athletics department's operating revenue and expenses both over $200 million

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 7:15pm

University of Texas first D-I public-school athletics program to have at least $200 million in both operating revenues and expenses in same year.

       
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Open or closed? Here's how a government shutdown could impact you

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 7:13pm

A look at which services will -- and won't -- be impacted if federal agencies close their doors.

       
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New Auburn athletics director Allen Greene faces most awkward situation in college sports

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 7:01pm

New Tigers AD Allen Greene has big decisions to make regarding a men's hoops program that has made big strides on court despite FBI investigation.

       
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Hundreds of journals found in home with 13 captive children

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 6:37pm

One expert thinks that these diaries-turned-evidence could have been what kept the siblings sane.

       
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Neighbor charged with felony assault against Rand Paul

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 6:03pm

Court documents claim Paul was mowing his yard on Nov. 3 and wearing headphones when Rene Boucher, his neighbor, attacked him.

       
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Mulvaney: 'Good chance' of a solution by Monday

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 5:35pm

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney wasn't optimistic Friday evening about the chances of Democrats and Republicans reaching a deal on a spending bill before midnight. Still, he said there's a "good chance" they find a solution by Monday. (Jan. 19)

       
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30 children now dead from flu, CDC says

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 5:32pm

Last week, the CDC said this "very active" flu season was likely peaking.

       
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Polls suggest Trump and GOP could bear the brunt of blame in a shutdown

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 5:21pm

While both parties point fingers at each other, polls suggest congressional Republicans and Trump would be hurt the most.

       
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Immigrant's jailhouse wedding gets OK from sheriff

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 5:11pm

ancarlos Mendez's deportation case is now being heard by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. He wants to marry the mother of a paraplegic boy.

       
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Autopsy: Roy Halladay died from blunt force trauma, had morphine in system during plane crash

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 4:58pm

The body of Roy Halladay showed evidence of morphine and the sleeping medication Ambien when it was examined after his fatal plane crash.

       
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Ashley Wagner plans to be in South Korea one way or another

USA Today - January 19, 2018 - 4:47pm

She expects to be working as a member of the news media but, as an alternate, continues to train.

       
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