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Parents of 6-year-old girl killed on Colorado amusement park ride file wrongful death suit
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Parents of 6-year-old girl killed on Colorado amusement park ride file wrongful death suit

The parents of a 6-year-old who died on a free-fall ride at a Colorado amusement park in September have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the park, according to their attorney. Wongel Estifanos died at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park on September 5 after “operators did not notice she was sitting on top of both…MORE

If you don’t know where your onions came from, throw them away to prevent salmonella, CDC says
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If you don’t know where your onions came from, throw them away to prevent salmonella, CDC says

A salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 600 people in 37 states has been linked to various types of imported onions, federal health officials said Wednesday. “Throw away any unlabeled onions at home. Do not eat, sell, or serve red, white, or yellow onions imported from Mexico and distributed U.S.-wide by ProSource Inc,” the…MORE

Strong probability that the suspected remains found in a Florida park are Brian Laundrie’s, family attorney says
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Strong probability that the suspected remains found in a Florida park are Brian Laundrie’s, family attorney says

The apparent human remains that authorities found Wednesday in a Florida park most likely belong to Brian Laundrie, the missing man whose fiancée Gabby Petito was found fatally strangled last month, the Laundrie family attorney told CNN. Investigators also found a backpack and a notebook belonging to Laundrie, 23, near the suspected remains while they…MORE

NYT: Agreement reached to scrap race as a factor in NFL concussion settlements

NYT: Agreement reached to scrap race as a factor in NFL concussion settlements

The National Football League and lawyers for Black players who accused the league of discrimination have filed a joint proposal to “scrap the use of a race-based method to evaluate dementia claims made by former players in the league’s concussion settlement,” according to a New York Times report. The Times reviewed a copy of the…MORE

Shouting, threats, negative billboards and an influx of cash. This year’s school board races are like none before
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Shouting, threats, negative billboards and an influx of cash. This year’s school board races are like none before

When Nikki Hudson drove to a local strip mall in Worthington, Ohio, to collect a corsage for her daughter’s homecoming, she was met with two billboards plastered with her name. One declared her a failure. The other said she should put kids before her political agenda. “It’s like nothing you would ever imagine in a…MORE

2 people were killed and 8 children injured after Amish family’s buggy was rear-ended

2 people were killed and 8 children injured after Amish family’s buggy was rear-ended

A couple was killed and their eight children were injured after the family’s Amish horse-drawn buggy was rear-ended Sunday night in central Virginia, State Police spokesperson Corinne Geller told CNN in a statement. The driver of a Toyota Tundra allegedly rear-ended the family buggy in Cumberland County and left the scene but came back a…MORE

NYC mayor ‘troubled’ by video showing unmasked officers forcibly removing masked subway commuter
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NYC mayor ‘troubled’ by video showing unmasked officers forcibly removing masked subway commuter

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday he was “troubled” by a video showing two unmasked NYPD officers removing a masked commuter from a subway station this week, and he said he expects discipline for the officers involved. “I didn’t like what I saw one bit,” de Blasio said in a news conference about…MORE

Black borrowers liken student loan debt to ‘Jim Crow’ saying it deepens racial inequality, new study finds
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Black borrowers liken student loan debt to ‘Jim Crow’ saying it deepens racial inequality, new study finds

Black borrowers say policymakers have ignored the racial and economic evidence of inequality in student loan debt with the majority insisting that canceling all student debt is the best solution to the crisis, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Education Trust. The report, which focuses on the perspectives and life experiences of…MORE

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