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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 4:12 PM

CLEVELAND (AP) " An Ohio college student who ditched class to head to the opening game of the World Series in Cleveland has won a reprieve from his professor by being honest. Ohio University professor Damian Nance says Charlie Turner checked into his Tuesday class by swiping a card, but wasn't there when Nance took attendance at the end of the session. Turner came clean after Nance emailed him, asking for an explanation. Turner told the professor his father had gotten him tickets...

Updated at 4:03 PM

MIAMI (AP) " Authorities in Florida went into damage-control mode when Zika-carrying mosquitoes began biting in the Miami area this summer, fearing the economy would suffer as pregnant women were warned to avoid the Wynwood art district and...

Updated at 3:58 PM

CAMERINO, Italy (AP) " The red brick Amatrice city hall resisted the devastating Aug. 24 quake that collapsed buildings all around it, only to crumble under the one-two punch of lesser jolts Wednesday night. They also brought down a centuries-old...

Updated at 3:57 PM

Down a winding mountain road in a remote redwood forest lies one of many illegal "grows" that make up Northern California's famous Emerald Triangle, a rural region that developed over decades into a marijuana-producing mecca. California...

Updated at 3:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 12:40 p.m. Donald Trump's running mate is hoping to shore-up deeply conservative Nebraska by referencing the state's beloved Cornhuskers football. Mike...

Updated at 3:42 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " It can be a frightening call to get " and it's a familiar one for many thousands of Americans. Callers posing as tax and immigration agents are threatening arrest, deportation or other punishment unless money is sent to...

Updated at 3:41 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) " USA Gymnastics is making a change at the top of its men's national team program following a second straight fifth-place showing in the Olympics. USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny announced Thursday that national team...

Updated at 3:22 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Federal regulators have approved new broadband privacy rules that make internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon ask customers' permission before using or sharing much of their data, potentially making it more difficult...

Updated at 3:09 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Police say a man is in custody for damaging an exterior staircase at a historically significant building in downtown Philadelphia. Tuesday's theft of a 6-foot section of brass railing from the Union League of...

Updated at 2:26 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " Another folk medicine remedy bites the dust. Cranberry capsules didn't prevent or cure urinary infections in nursing home residents in a study challenging persistent unproven claims to the contrary. The research adds to...

Updated at 2:23 PM

DAVIS, Calif. (AP) " Leaders of a California college town are working to relocate turkeys that have been harassing people on the streets. The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/2eeuM4l...

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