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‘The Lord of the Rings’ cast is crowdfunding to buy J.R.R. Tolkien’s home and turn it into a literary center

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J.R.R. Tolkien's home in Oxford, England, is where Middle Earth was made. Where Bilbo Baggins first met Gandalf, and orcs and elves and hobbits sparred while one ring threatened to rule them all. The house on North...

‘We can’t keep it out’: Two dozen people died of Covid-19 in a Kentucky veterans center as infections in the community surged

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At least 24 veterans have died of Covid-19 and more than 80 have been infected since an outbreak last month at Kentucky's Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, the state's governor said Friday. Of the total 86 infections i...

3 reasons why a ‘center right’ party will never work

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The news was intriguing: A group of 120 Republicans held a meeting in the last week to talk about the possibility of forming a "center right" party or a new faction within the GOP to signal a clear break from former...

A former White supremacist store and Ku Klux Klan meeting space is being turned into a community center to promote healing

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A South Carolina preacher and local resident are turning what once was a Ku Klux Klan meeting place into a community center dedicated to educating and fighting against racial injustice. Deep in Laurens stands the h...

Adolescent offenders transferred to Monroe County Jail following melee at children’s detention center: report

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A fight broke out around 11:43 a.m. between two teens being held at the Monroe County Children's Detention Center in Rush, about 15 miles southwest of Rochester, authorities said. One of the teens was being detained ...

After resignation, Cuomo entitled to at least $50,000 pension: Empire Center

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The governor, who announced his resignation Tuesday amid a sexual harassment probe, has worked for the state long enough to file for retirement and start collecting a pension of at least $ 4,222 per month, according...

After the deadly shooting at Minnesota clinic, health care center says ‘our hearts were broken’

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For both patients and staff, the shooting at a Minnesota healthcare center that killed one person and wounded four others has been traumatic, the center said in a statement. "Our hearts were broken," Allina Health s...

Arrested youth detention center worker was fired, rehired

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But Bradley Asbury, now 66, was rehired under an agreement that kept his termination out of his personnel file, the court records show. Asbury, of Dunbarton, was charged April 7 with being an accomplice to the rape o...

Bette Midler, Berry Gordy among 2021 Kennedy Center honorees

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This 44th class of honorees for lifetime achievement in the creative arts is heavy on musical performers. The honorees also include opera singer Justino Diaz and folk music legend Joni Mitchell. All will be honored o...

Black celebrities show support for LGBTQ community in Ghana after raid on center

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Black celebrities are urging Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo to work with LGBTQ community leaders after security forces raided and shut down an LGBTQ center in the West African country's capital last week. Actors ...

Blackhawks beat Stars 4-2 in fans’ return to United Center

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For the first time all season, it felt like home. DeBrincat scored two more goals, Kevin Lankinen made 37 saves and the Blackhawks welcomed fans back to the United Center with a 4-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on S...

Brooklyn Center mayor defends media presence following Daunte Wright shooting, ongoing riots

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Elliot addressed concerns during a Wednesday press conference that insinuated media members were being demanded to leave the area post-curfew. "Demanding the media to leave is absolutely, unequivocally unacceptable,"...

Charlottesville can remove the Confederate statues at the center of a 2017 White nationalist rally, Virginia court rules

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Two Confederate statues that sparked fiery protests and the fatal White nationalist rally in 2017 may soon come down in Charlottesville, Virginia. After years of thwarted attempts, Charlottesville can remove statue...

China has built a 5,000-room quarantine center for overseas arrivals. It could be the first of many

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A version of this story appeared in CNN's Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country's rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. When it comes...

CIA will focus on China with new mission center

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The CIA announced a number of structural changes on Thursday, including a new mission center for China, the result of a months-long review and a reflection of the intelligence community's view of China as the greate...

Condo collapse: Slab at center of investigation into Florida building was showing weakness in 1996: report

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The report adds to concerns that the condo building may have been unsafe for years or even decades before it came crashing down in the early morning hours of June 24.  In a separate report, Morabito Consultants analy...

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