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House Dems nominate Pelosi as speaker to lead into Biden era

WASHINGTON — House Democrats nominated Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday as the speaker to lead them into Joe Biden’s presidency, but she’d be guiding a smaller and ideologically divided majority as she tries shepherding his agenda toward enactment.

Democrats used a voice vote to make Pelosi, D-Calif., their choice to serve two more years in her post. Scattered around the country, it was the party’s first virtual leadership election, a response to the coronavirus pandemic.

House

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Online shopping surge could lead to holiday delivery delays

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — As the holidays approach and the coronavirus situation worsens around the country, many people may do more, if not all, of their shopping online and opt to mail gifts to their loved ones instead of exchanging them in person.

Since that could lead to severe delays, retailers and postal carriers are advising people to getting their shopping and mailing done early this year.

Some carriers told 12 News they’ve ben at

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Korzeniowski’s brace, Borden’s midfield play, lead nationally-ranked Pennington past Hun

It is pretty apparent that, for the sixth year running, a Pennington boys soccer player is going to take home the end of season honors.

But which one is the better question: with four returning All-Area players on the roster, this could be the closest race in a long time.

The nationally-ranked Red Raiders ran out to their second straight 2-0 victory Saturday on senior day, this time against Hun. Pennington (2-0) got two goals

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Ezra, Addai Lewellen lead Pioneer into state playoffs

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Addai and Ezra Lewellen, twin brothers who were adopted at age 5 from Liberia in West Africa by Ryan and Stephanie Lewellen, call their Pioneer Panthers community family.

Indianapolis Star

ROYAL CENTER, Ind. – Stephanie Lewellen was a brand-new mom when she watched her twin sons, Addai and Ezra, play their first sport as 5-year-olds in the Pioneer youth soccer league.

Stephanie had no expectations, other than to allow her sons to learn a

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Scavenger hunt clues lead to Swamp Restaurant memorabilia

Emily Mavrakis
 
| The Gainesville Sun

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect that there are 20 total prizes.

A piece of The Swamp Restaurant, torn down from its original location in August, could be yours to keep. 

Restaurant owner Ron DeFilippo donated several pieces of memorabilia — including fence posts signed by legendary former Florida Gators football coach Steve Spurrier and strings of lights that hung on the trees on the outside patio

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Joe Burrow, Philip Rivers lead things to watch

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Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner discusses balancing the run defense and pass rush.

Indianapolis Star

INDIANAPOLIS — Friday’s false positive scare is over.

The Colts are back on schedule, hoping to bounce back at home in Lucas Oil Stadium in a 1 p.m. Sunday kickoff against the Cincinnati Bengals, a team trying to rally around its brilliant rookie quarterback.

Indianapolis (3-2) must keep pace with undefeated Tennessee in the AFC South, and the

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American Silver & Chinese Export Porcelain Lead Tremont Sale

Auction Action In Sudbury, Mass.

SUDBURY, MASS. – Tremont Auctions’ September 27 sale was built around some significant collections, especially those from the estate of David Thomas, owner of Gebelein Silversmiths. There were more than 225 lots of silver ranging from early American to Arts and Crafts. Starting in the 1970s, Thomas also assembled a collection of early American furniture, bought from leading dealers of the time, including Israel Sack, John Walton and others.

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Will COVID lead to a literacy pandemic in Pennsylvania?

‘The whole community pitching in’

Because online instruction — and each child’s access to it — will vary wildly, so too will outcomes.

Some students’ brains are wired in such a way that they’ll learn to decode even if they don’t get huge doses of reading instruction. Others who struggle because of dyslexia or other issues need more direct support. Some of them will manage to get that support over the coming months.

Those are

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Forgiveness is good but can it lead to healing after tragedy?

He is too holy, they said.

This young man is not in his right mind.

The reactions posted on Facebook and other social media platforms were as rapid as gunfire and just as menacing.

If you weren’t paying close attention, you might have missed the mother’s victim impact statement altogether.

Allison Jean told the court that forgiveness is healing for Christians like her and other family members but that didn’t mean there shouldn’t be consequences

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Did an out-of-control home renovation lead to murder?

A successful businesswoman is found dead in the bathtub. Her home had been under construction for years. Did the renovation lead to her death? Correspondent Erin Moriarty reports in “Home Renovation Homicide.”

“This house became more than just a project to David Tronnes. It was his life,” says Ryan Vescio, a former prosecutor with the Orlando State Attorney’s Office. Vescio led the investigation into the death of Shanti Cooper. “He obsessed on it … this

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