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Former President George W. Bush called for federal lawmakers to "put politics aside" and end the government shutdown in an Instagram post Friday that showed him giving pizza to his Secret Service detail.
"@LauraWBush and I are grateful to our Secret Service personnel and the thousands of Federal employees who are working hard for our country without a paycheck," he wrote in the post, with a photo of himself bringing his detail boxes of pizza.

UPDATE: Police seize 78-year-old's stolen ring from pawn shop – but say she still must go to court
OKLAHOMA CITY - A wedding ring stolen from the hand of a sleeping 78-year-old woman has been found at a pawn shop, but, with her health failing, her daughter fears she may never get it back before she dies.

WAUKEGAN, Ill. – The search for a teen who fell into Lake Michigan will resume Saturday.
Dive teams searched the lake for nearly 90 minutes before the weather forced them to stop.
Officials said three teen were walking along a pier in Waukegan around 4:30 p.m. Friday when one slipped and fell into the water. A second teen jumped in in an attempt to save him.

In this week of Flannery Fired Up, political editor Mike Flannery sits down one-on-one with Chicago mayoral candidate Garry McCarthy, while also discussing taxes on gasoline and revenue from cannabis and casinos.

Officials are warning the Chicago area to brace for a severe winter storm that could dump up to 9 inches of snow on the region before temperatures plummet on Sunday.

Did Bitcoin Cash accomplish anything? Nearly 17 months after the contentious fork it may be safe to say that the purpose of the fork may be disproven.

President Donald Trump says he will make a major announcement on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon from the White House.

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It’s been an infuriating week on the opioid news front. Just days ago, the New York Times reported on court documents revealing how the Sackler family, which owns the company that makes OxyContin, pushed doctors to prescribe more and more dangerous opioids, urging “that sales representatives advise doctors to prescribe the highest dosage of the powerful opioid painkiller because it was the most profitable.” Today, a…

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Matt & Nick fly on a private jet for the first time. The gang prepare for their press conference in Jacksonville. Chris Jericho signs with AEW.

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Amtrak has released a Request for Proposals today, for a new fleet of single-level passenger rail vehicles to replace Amfleet I cars, providing new equipment with contemporary rail amenities to better serve Amtrak customers. Amfleet I cars are used primarily on the Northeast Corridor (NEC) and adjacent State Corridor routes, including Empire Service, Ethan Allen Express, Maple Leaf, Adirondack, Vermonter, Downeaster, Carolinian, Pennsylvanian, Keystone Service, Virginia…

Shopko will close another 38 stores as part of the reorganization and has secured up to $480 million in financing from a group of lenders.

By: Kelley Lauginiger After a monster year in 2018 playing roughly 100 live shows and releasing three new records on their own label, Nothing Too Fancy Music, Umphrey’s McGee could be taking it eas…