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Families of duck boat victims oppose delay in lawsuits

The families of some of the 17 people who died after a duck boat sank in Missouri say federal prosecutors might delay their efforts to get answers about the July 19 crash

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'Legally Blonde'-inspired empowerment workshop to help teens

Self-respect and empowerment will be the theme of a free "Keep It Positive" workshop for teen girls at West Aurora High School

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Vietnam Vets to be honored in ceremony in Kansas City

Vietnam veterans will be honored at a ceremony in Kansas City this week

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Kansas City school district to reward attendance with money

A Kansas City-area school district plans to use money as an incentive to get students to attend class every day

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Committee narrowly OKs lawyer's federal judge nomination

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee narrowly advanced the nomination of St. Louis lawyer Stephen Clark for a federal judgeship, suggesting his final confirmation could be close

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California man suspected in shooting held without bond

A California man and convicted felon is being held without bond for allegedly firing on two suburban Chicago police officers during a traffic stop

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Northern Illinois residents can rent off-road wheelchair

An all-terrain outdoor wheelchair is available for public use in northern Illinois

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Suburban police officer charged in gas station robberies

A suburban Chicago police officer sergeant and another man have been charged with robbing two area gas stations at gunpoint

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Construction worker stuck, killed on Tri-State Tollway

A construction worker was struck and killed by a car on a suburban Chicago interstate

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Ex-Kansas City bank teller pleads guilty to theft

A Kansas City bank teller accused of helping steal nearly $400,000 over five years has pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud