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How to take better care of indoor plants

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 5:25am

Knowing what your plants need and creating a simple plan will keep them green and happy.

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As Hiroshima bombing turns 75, a look at 6 changes to nuclear arms under Trump

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 5:10am

On Aug. 6, 1945, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb nicknamed "Little Boy" over Hiroshima, Japan, instantly killing 70,000 people. By 1950, 200,000 died.

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Coronavirus updates: 1 billion students impacted by school closures; Census to end 2020 counting operations early; Hawaii cases surge

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 4:55am

Some reopened schools are already closing because of COVID. Hawaii may delay lifting travel quarantine. NFL sets deadline for opt-outs. Latest news.

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Isaias downgraded to tropical storm, one year since Dayton mass shooting, Primary day in Michigan: 5 things to know Tuesday

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 4:51am

Tropical Storm Isaias will keep moving north, it's the one-year anniversary of the Dayton mass shooting and more news you need to know Tuesday.

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COVID-19 is ravaging a Michigan convent: 13 nuns have died

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 4:00am

The Catholic nuns took vows of chastity, obedience and poverty — and, some say, an unofficial vow of humility.

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COVID cut me off from Montana and my conservative friends just when we needed to talk

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 4:00am

I wanted to find out why my hometown friends have not realized their fears have come true: Secret Police storm troopers and a Dictator President.

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When politics hits home: Pandemic moms are descendants of soccer and votes-for-women moms

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 3:00am

Over 100 years ago, legions of women found ways to convey to non-activist women that the vote was crucial to them and the well-being of their families.

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After a gunman killed 9, Gov. DeWine heard chants of 'Do something!' and rolled out a plan. A year later, Ohio laws haven't changed a bit.

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 3:00am

Dayton mayor Nan Whaley says she has lost faith that any gun reform law will come out of Columbus.

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'Dirty Harry' star Reni Santoni, who played Poppie in 'Seinfeld,' has died at 81

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 1:30am

Reni Santoni, who partnered with Clint Eastwood in "Dirty Harry" and Sylvester Stallone in "Cobra," has died at 81. He was Poppie in "Seinfeld."

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Lakers' LeBron James considered joining nationwide protests for racial reforms

USA Today - August 4, 2020 - 1:26am

LeBron James has opted to focus much of his efforts on voting initiatives rather than being on the front lines of protests against racial injustice.

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'Harry Potter' star Jason Isaacs reveals he had a 'decades-long love affair with drugs'

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 11:08pm

Jason Isaacs, who portrayed Lucius Malfoy in the "Harry Potter" film series, revealed that his struggle with addiction started at an early age.

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Millennials, Gen Zers say pandemic has derailed their financial independence

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 11:01pm

About 59% of young Americans say the pandemic has upended their goal to become financially independent from family, according to a new report from TD Ameritrade.

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Southwest reduces aircraft cleaning between flights, focusing on tray tables over seat belts

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 10:00pm

Southwest's new cleaning procedure focuses on tray tables and lavatories between flights, not arm rests and seat belts, which are cleaned nightly.

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'Zombie cicadas,' infected with a mind-controlling fungus, aren't a threat to humans. But they're killing each other.

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 9:30pm

The fungus is a death sentence to cicadas as it begins building up in the abdomen, eating away from the inside as fungal spores grow.

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NFL owners, NFLPA reach agreement on Thursday for COVID-19 opt-out deadline

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 9:06pm

NFL players must make their decisions on whether to opt out of the 2020 season because of concerns over the coronavirus by Thursday.

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Big 12 sets college football schedule with nine conference games, one non-conference

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 8:38pm

With the Big 12 now complete, every conference in the Power Five has agreed to schedules that lean heavily toward conference games.

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Florida man arrested, charged with murder after fatally shooting Burger King worker over drive-thru delay, police say

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 8:28pm

A Florida man fatally shot a Burger King employee over a long drive-thru line, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

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Former NFL offensive tackle Tootie Robbins dies after contracting COVID-19

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 8:06pm

Former Packers and Cardinals offensive tackle Tootie Robbins died at the age of 62 after succumbing to COVID-19.

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Here's why Microsoft wants to buy TikTok and what Trump has to do with it

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 7:38pm

Why does Microsoft want to buy TikTok, a social media service favored by American teens? It could be the company's long awaited fountain of youth.

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Joe Biden Democrats, welcome John Kasich and other Never Trumpers to national convention

USA Today - August 3, 2020 - 7:32pm

Our View: Evict Donald Trump and elect President Joe Biden to make America great again. Before Election Day, Democrats need all the help they can get.

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