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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
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Republican Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel will again challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown in 2018, setting up what could be a rematch of what was one of the country's most bitter, expensive and closely watched Senate races four years ago. Mandel announced Wednesday he intends to again run as someone who is intent on shaking up Washington and will capitalize on the anti-establishment movement that propelled Donald Trump's presidential victory. "I'm running to transfer the...

Updated at 7:57 PM

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) " Before he was charged with firing an assault rifle inside a Washington restaurant, where he had been drawn by an online hoax, Edgar Maddison Welch was known as a well-meaning father of two girls. But acquaintances...

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " An Ohio State official says former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn has been hospitalized for more than a week. Hank Wilson with Ohio State University's John Glenn College of Public Affairs said Wednesday that the...

Updated at 7:51 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " With an atypical burst of bipartisanship, the Senate shipped legislation to President Barack Obama on Wednesday lowering hurdles for government drug approvals as the 114th Congress bumped toward the end of a two-year run...

Updated at 7:51 PM

DETROIT (AP) " Michigan's presidential recount appeared in doubt on Wednesday, two days after it started, after a state appeals court said the Green Party candidate's poor showing in the election disqualified her from seeking another look at the...

Updated at 7:39 PM

Why worry about buying health insurance when President-elect Donald Trump plans to dump the requirement that most Americans get coverage? For the same reason you should always worry about health insurance: Little health problems can easily...

Updated at 7:30 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source close to Pruitt said Wednesday. Environmental groups quickly denounced the...

Updated at 7:14 PM

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) " The Islamic State group this week lost the city of Sirte, its only foothold in Libya, essentially ending its ambition to expand its self-styled "caliphate" into the North African nation, at least for now. But that...

Updated at 7:06 PM

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) " Significant Islamic State group counterattacks in southeastern Mosul inflicted heavy losses on Iraqi forces overnight after a new push deeper into the city this week, according to an Iraqi Army officer. Despite the...

Updated at 6:49 PM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) " Two days before the release of a new report into Russian doping, the IOC on Wednesday extended the provisional sanctions imposed on the country over allegations of systematic cheating and cover-ups. The...

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TOKYO (AP) " Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, who met with President-elect Donald Trump and then announced plans to create 50,000 jobs and invest $50 billion in U.S. startups, has been one of Japan's most aggressive overseas investors for over...

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