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Flood Warning issued May 24 at 4:12AM CDT by NWS La Crosse WI

Flood Warning issued May 24 at 4:12AM CDT by NWS La Crosse WI

Flood Warning: Buffalo, WI; Wabasha, MN until 7:12 PM

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Flood Warning issued May 24 at 4:12AM CDT by NWS La Crosse WI

Flood Warning issued May 24 at 4:12AM CDT by NWS La Crosse WI

Flood Warning: Buffalo, WI; Winona, MN; Trempealeau, WI until 7:12 PM

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The Latest: Hostility between Trump and Pelosi ratchets up

The Latest: Hostility between Trump and Pelosi ratchets up

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The enmity between

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Segura takes 14-game hit streak into matchup with Brewers

Segura takes 14-game hit streak into matchup with Brewers

Philadelphia Phillies (29-21, first in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (29-22, second in the NL Central) Milwaukee; Friday, 8

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White Sox visit Minnesota, aim to build on Giolito’s solid performance

White Sox visit Minnesota, aim to build on Giolito’s solid performance

Chicago White Sox (23-26, third in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (33-16, first in the AL Central) Minneapolis; Friday,

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Big names headed to New Mexico to film ‘The Comeback Trail’

Big names headed to New Mexico to film ‘The Comeback Trail’

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman soon will be on

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American Association

American Association

___ Fargo-Moorhead 5, Milwaukee 3 Fargo-Moorhead 3, Milwaukee 0 Chicago 7, St. Paul 6, 10 innings Lincoln 3, Cleburne 2

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Mario Batali to face assault charge on groping accusation

Mario Batali to face assault charge on groping accusation

BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is set to appear in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly

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The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalists

The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalists

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A lawyer

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Search for Indiana boy swept away in swollen creek

Search for Indiana boy swept away in swollen creek

DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — A recovery effort is underway for a 4-year-old who was swept away in a western Indiana

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