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August 21,2017 13:20
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Mystery Qatari sheikh pushed into Gulf crisis spotlight

Two months into a bitter Gulf crisis, Saudi Arabia's use of a previously unknown Qatari royal family member has opened a new -- and bizarre -- front in the conflict. On August 17, it was announced that Saudi's King Salman had ordered the reopening of the Qatar border to allow pilgrims from the
August 21,2017 09:40
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The Eclipse: Spotlight on sun that will go dark

Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years.
August 21,2017 02:40
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Automakers, dealers shine spotlight on eclipse

Monday's total -- a rare celestial event cutting a huge swath across the United States -- is prompting automakers, dealers and others to celebrate with viewing parties, product stunts and employee appreciation events.
August 19,2017 07:40
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ACLU Decision Puts Spotlight on Guns at Protests

A decision by the American Civil Liberties Union to distance itself from groups that protest with firearms highlighted a clash of rights that has grown common as states have lowered barriers to carrying guns.
August 19,2017 07:40
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Spotlight: Lion's Pride - Local News - 90.7 WMFE

For a place called Lion's Pride, there's not a whole lot to be proud of at this soccer-themed sports bar and restaurant. I suppose the developers could take some satisfaction in having created a sports bar
August 19,2017 07:40
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Kang sizzles in the spotlight

Thriving where more experienced players often wilt under pressure, rookie Danielle Kang led the U.S. to a Day 1 Solheim Cup lead.
August 19,2017 05:00
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Spotlight: Lion's Pride

For a place called Lion's Pride, there's not a whole lot to be proud of at this soccer-themed sports bar and restaurant. I suppose the developers could take some satisfaction in having created a sports bar
August 18,2017 17:00
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In the music spotlight: Green Day

Recent reports from the Revolution Radio tour suggest that the band has the goods to deliver a rowdy rock show to rattle Wrigley’s scoreboard.
August 15,2017 15:00
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Melania Trump Inching Toward Spotlight

Melania Trump’s public profile is expected to increase this fall with Barron Trump settled in a Washington-area school and the first family living together in the White House. The first lady...
August 11,2017 05:40
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Opioid epidemic has local face in national spotlight

GREENFIELD — Watching a TV at the Swift River rehab center in Cummington, Tonda DaRe and Sarah Ahern were disappointed by what they saw: a hyped-up presidential announcement on the opioid epidemic, which came up short for them.They were hoping,...