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Fire Engulfing Chemical Plant in Rockton Illinois Likely to Burn for Days [Video]

Fire Engulfing Chemical Plant in Rockton Illinois Likely to Burn for Days [Video]

Massive smoke plumes could be seen for miles as explosions rocked at a manufacturing plant in Rockton, Illinois, on June 14, 2021. Residents within a 1-mile radius were evacuated, and officials urge those living within a 3-mile radius of the plant to wear a mask while outside; they further advise people not to pick up […]

Kroc Center Chicago Celebrates 9 Years of ‘Doing the Most Good’

Kroc Center Chicago Celebrates 9 Years of ‘Doing the Most Good’

The Salvation Army Kroc Center Chicago is celebrating nine years in the West Pullman area. This beautiful, state-of-the-art facility, located at 1250 W. 119th Street, first opened its doors almost a decade ago. On Saturday, June 12, 2021, they commemorated their anniversary of “Doing the Most Good” in the neighborhood. A Place You Should Know […]

Acclaimed ‘Deliverance’ Star Ned Beatty Dies at Age 83

Acclaimed ‘Deliverance’ Star Ned Beatty Dies at Age 83

Acclaimed actor Ned Beatty has passed away at the age of 83. According to his daughter, Blossom Beatty Pidduck, the “Deliverance” star died from natural causes in his home in Los Angeles, California, on June 13, 2021. Born in Louisville, Kentucky on July 6, 1937. He grew up working on farms and fishing in the […]

Teen Wins Pulitzer for Filming George Floyd’s Murder on Phone [Graphic Video]

Teen Wins Pulitzer for Filming George Floyd’s Murder on Phone [Graphic Video]

The young woman who used her cell phone to film George Floyd’s arrest and murder in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, was honored with a Pulitzer Special Citations award, according to the announcement on June 12, 2021. Darnella Frazier was only 17 when she videotaped Floyd’s life leave his body. On the one-year anniversary of […]

Texas Judge Upholds Methodist Hospital’s Employee Vaccination Mandate

Texas Judge Upholds Methodist Hospital’s Employee Vaccination Mandate

As the country realizes power over the coronavirus through confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine, employers have a difficult decision to make about mandatory vaccinations. Employers at medical facilities, hospitals, and nursing homes require their staff members to be vaccinated. Given the sharp division in the United States regarding the vaccination’s efficacy, it is not surprising […]

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