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Laquan’s mother finally appears in court

Laquan’s mother finally appears in court

By Nick Gale, WLS-AM 890 News (CHICAGO) — The mother of a teenager shot and killed by a Chicago Police officer has finally appeared in court. Laquan McDonald’s mother, Tina Hunter, finally appeared in court after previously not complying with court subpoenas. Judge Vincent Gaughan had threatened that if Hunter didn’t show up to answer…

Trump asks Sessions to sue drug companies

Trump asks Sessions to sue drug companies

President Donald Trump has asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to bring a federal lawsuit against certain companies supplying opioids to hospitals and to look into opioids from China and Mexico.

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin has died

‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin has died

“Franklin’s official cause of death was due to advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type,” which was confirmed by Franklin’s oncologist.

US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

Consumers appear to be feeling upbeat and are in overall solid financial shape. The unemployment rate is near an 18-year low. And economic growth, along with hiring, has accelerated. On average, Americans are saving more, which may encourage future spending.

Texting and driving penalties increase

Texting and driving penalties increase

The first time a person uses a cell phone while driving is now a moving offense. Previously, the first offense was classified as a warning.

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Why is John’s father being censored?

Why is John’s father being censored?

Big John and Ramblin’ Ray comment on the photo of John’s father that is being cropped in the paper’s obituary for him having a beer in his hand. Here’s the image: Listen to them wonder why they decided to cop the beer:   Charles C. Howell 1931-2018 Charles C. Howell passed away July 3rd, 2018…

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