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Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in copter crash, 7 others dead
January 26, 2020, 9:16 pm | Source
NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on a steep hillside in dense morning fog in Southern California on Sunday, his sudden death at age 41 touching off an outpouring of grief for a star whose celebrity transcended basketball.

'He has not paid the price, yet': Trump tweet about Schiff crossed the line, Democrats say
January 26, 2020, 7:00 pm | Source
President Donald Trump has criticized, mocked and derided House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on several occasions since taking office, but Democrats said the president crossed a line on Sunday, characterizing one of his tweets about the California Democrat as a "threat.""Shifty Adam Schiff is a CORRUPT POLITICIAN, and probably a very sick man," Trump tweeted. "He has not paid the price, yet, for what he has done to our Country!"Schiff, the lead House [...]

'My heart is in pieces': Taylor Swift, Drake, more celebrities react to Kobe Bryant's death
January 26, 2020, 6:00 pm | Source
Celebrities took to social media to pay tribute to Kobe Bryant after reports surfaced that the basketball legend died Sunday.Bryant, 41, and his  [...]

Kobe Bryant's 13-year-old daughter Gianna also died in helicopter crash that killed NBA legend
January 26, 2020, 5:19 pm | Source
Kobe Bryant's 13-year-old daughter Gianna was also aboard the helicopter that crashed and killed all five passengers, including the NBA legend, outside Los Angeles on Sunday, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports' Mark Medina.The person, who was granted anonymity because they were not authorized [...]

LIVE: Sheriff's presser on Kobe Bryant helicopter crash
January 26, 2020, 4:59 pm | Source
The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department holds a press conference on helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant.

Investigation underway to determine cause of California helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others
January 26, 2020, 4:27 pm | Source
CALABASAS, Calif. — Multiple federal agencies will join California officials in trying to determine why a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his oldest daughter and seven other people slammed into a hillside near Malibu, killing everyone aboard. [...]

Arizona, California cases push US tally of new virus to 5
January 26, 2020, 3:25 pm | Source
LOS ANGELES — The U.S. has five confirmed cases of the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said Sunday.Two new confirmed cases were reported Sunday — one in Los Angeles County in California and the other in Arizona.All of the U.S. patients had traveled to Wuhan, the Chinese city that is the center of the outbreak.THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. The previous version of the story is below.Health officials in Los Angeles [...]

Cops: Nude man entered woman's home
January 25, 2020, 2:24 pm | Source
Police say Pa. man was arrested, released, then arrested the same day on auto theft charge

Campbell-Savona: Gov's budget doesn't help with planning
January 25, 2020, 2:24 pm | Source
District officials say changes to aid structure add more ’unknowns’

China reports over 1,280 virus cases, death toll at 41
January 24, 2020, 8:38 pm | Source
China reported early Saturday a jump in the number of people infected with a new virus to 1,287 with 41 deaths, as it expanded its lockdown to an unprecedented 36 million people and rushed to build a prefabricated, 1,000-bed hospital for victims.

Dormann Library to offer kids' events
January 24, 2020, 7:31 pm | Source
The Dormann Library, 101 W. Morris St., Bath, will offer kids’ events in January and February.A special pajama story time will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 28 and will include stories, a craft and a snack. Attendees can wear pajamas and bring a blanket and stuffed animal.Take Your Child to the Library Day will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 1. A Groundhog Day picnic for kids and families will be held. Families should bring their own lunch; the library will supply [...]

Painted Post resident achieves university dean's list
January 24, 2020, 7:28 pm | Source
Joseph D. Speicher, of Painted Post, was recently named to the dean’s list at the University of Notre Dame’s college of arts and letters.Students who achieve dean's honors at the university represent the top 30% of students in their college.For information:

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