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The Gambler…dead at 81

Vocalist Kenny Rogers, who dominated the pop and country charts in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of sleekly tailored hits and won three Grammys, has died. He was 81. Rogers “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family,” […]

Tax filing date moved from April 15 to July 15!

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The income tax filing date has been pushed back from April 15, to July 15, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. Mnuchin announced the decision in a tweet Friday saying that at President Donald Trump’s direction “we are moving Tax Day from April 15 to July 15. All […]

Fat Thursday: Pączki Take the US by Storm

As the winter holiday season comes to a close, Poles go out in search of pączki, or traditional deep-fried doughnuts with sweet fillings like fruit jam. But Fat Thursday traditions have long since spread far beyond Poland’s borders. Celebrated in the United States on Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras – […]

ICE arrests 75 in weeklong operation in Michigan, Ohio

Detroit — During the first week of February, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested 75 foreign nationals in Michigan and Ohio, including an El Salvador alleged gang member, officials said. The agency’s Enforcement and Removal Operations targeted at-large criminals and immigration violators in the two states from Feb. 1-7. “ICE officers […]

Phone use linked to teen anxiety?

(CBS News) – A new study in the journal Child Development shows nighttime usage of a cell phone can increase anxiety and depression in teenagers and reduce self-esteem. This is the first study that shows a direct link between screen time and mental health. Psychologist and CBS News contributor Lisa […]

Push to open Great Lakes waterways year-round

United States Representative Mike Gallagher visited Sturgeon Bay to tout his new bipartisan legislation, which aims to ensure the Great Lakes are navigable for commerce throughout the winter. Gallagher pointed out that the current system, relying on the US Coast Guard for limited travel, dates back to the 1930s. Gallagher […]