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Smoldering sawdust sends smoke through woodworking plant

An overheated machine at an East Side woodworking plant set a pile of sawdust on fire early Friday, with an employee arriving for work calling for the fire department due to a smoky haze in the plant.

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Legionnaires' kills 2 Illinois veterans' home residents

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Two residents of an Illinois veterans' home have died of Legionnaires' Disease, the Illinois Department of Public Health said Friday.

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23 elk released in Jackson County

BLACK RIVER FALLS -- Jackson County’s elk herd is roaming free. Officials released the 23 animals from their eight-acre pen in the Black River State Forest Thursday, capping a years-long effort to restore elk to their native habitat in wester…

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Experts say tough talk on China overlooks economic realities

Experts say tough talk on China overlooks economic realities

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it. Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's most populous nation.

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