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Heavy damage after Midwest storms sweep through 500 miles in 10 hours

Heavy damage after Midwest storms sweep through 500 miles in 10 hours

A powerful derecho storm moved through the Upper Midwest on Friday night, gathering up 73 damaging wind reports, according to the National Weather Service, and the same area remained under threat of more severe weather Saturday. More than 100 damaging wind reports have already come in. The threat of large hail and isolated tornadoes will…MORE

Heat wave holds more than 150 million Americans in stifling grip this weekend

Heat wave holds more than 150 million Americans in stifling grip this weekend

“Take the heat seriously.” That’s what the National Weather Service is warning as a dangerous heat wave reaches its peak this weekend and more than two-thirds of the US are feeling temperatures push into the triple digits. So far, one death has been attributed to the high temperatures. Former NFL player Mitch Petrus, 32, fell…MORE

A missing toddler drove himself down to the county fair on his toy tractor

A missing toddler drove himself down to the county fair on his toy tractor

How far can a little one really go? Well, one determined Minnesota 2-year-old got himself all the way down to the county fair, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office received a call Friday night about a missing toddler, according to a Facebook post from the office. But the determined tyke wasn’t…MORE

11 things to know about the historic Apollo 11 mission

11 things to know about the historic Apollo 11 mission

Saturday is the anniversary of what many consider to be the greatest achievement of the 20th century. It’s been 50 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to step on the surface of the moon. Buzz Aldrin followed him out of the Eagle lander while Michael Collins orbited the moon in the Columbia…MORE

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