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Beware of Cicada Killers in Illinois

Please don’t confuse cicada killers with Asian giant hornets. People living in different parts of Illinois often confuse Asian giant hornets with cicada killers. However, there are certain differences between the two species. First of all, Asian giant hornets are not yet present in Illinois. So you don’t have to worry about them because they are found in Washington state in a large number. According to Ken Johnson, wasps have an undeserved bad reputation. He is a horticulture educator at the University of Illinois Extension. Most of their species are bad and aggressive, but not all of them are harmful to humans, animals, and plants. Admittedly they can be intimidating insects, especially large ones. So it is integral to know where they are found and what the basic differences between them are.
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Records show how a South Carolina couple allegedly carried out a murderous rampage across the U.S.

Adrienne Simpson and Tyler Terry have been likened to the notorious criminal duo Bonnie and Clyde. Simpson and Terry criss-crossed multiple states spanning more than 1,000 miles in May, chalking up dozens of charges in a rap sheet that included a combined four homicide charges in South Carolina and Missouri — with investigators tying them to a fifth slaying in Tennessee — while also wounding three men in separate shootings and riddling six vehicles with bullets.

Meghan Markle to give first interview since Lilibet's birth

Meghan Markle will give her first interview on Sunday (June 20) since welcoming her second child with Prince Harry, daughter Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. Omid Scbobie, Royal Editor at Harper's Bazaar US, confirmed the interview in a tweet on Friday (June 18). "Fresh off the heels of her first children’s book...
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Trump's influence on Republicans faces key test in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s poll numbers aren’t what they used to be, and she’s provided fodder for critics who see her failing to meet her own coronavirus rules. But a year after then-President Donald Trump urged followers to “LIBERATE MICHIGAN” and the FBI scuttled an alleged militia...
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Biden to revive presidential portrait tradition Trump skipped

WASHINGTON — A modern presidential tradition is poised to return to the White House — at least in part. President Joe Biden plans to host a White House ceremony this year for the unveiling of former President Barack Obama’s official portrait, according to people familiar with the discussions. And former President Donald Trump has already begun participating in the customary process so his official portrait can eventually hang alongside his predecessors, according to an aide and others familiar with the discussions.

Why do dogs lick their paws and what does it mean?

Dogs lick their paws as part of self-grooming routines, however excessive licking could be a red flag. While paw licking is a common behaviour, some additional reasons your dog is licking their paw include anxiety, stress, obsessive behaviour, flea allergies or boredom. We speak to the experts to find out...

DC region to swelter Monday with heat indexes over 100 degrees

The D.C. region is in for a gorgeous week weather-wise, if we can make it through the next couple of days. High pressure over the Mid-Atlantic and the presence of Tropical Storm Claudette along the Carolina coast will make for an uncomfortably muggy Monday, with the atmosphere unstable enough for strong to severe storms in the late afternoon to evening hours.
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Slidell Police urge residents not to travel, report widespread flooding

SLIDELL, La. — The Slidell Police Department is urging residents not to drive as officers respond to widespread flooding across the city. According to Slidell Police, officers are doing everything they can to safely respond to calls. The department has called in additional resources and are deploying high water vehicles.