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Knife Held to Woman's Throat During Attempted Robbery in Downtown Annapolis

Authorities are searching for the suspect involved in the attempted armed robbery of a woman in Downtown Annapolis. On June 3, 2021, a female victim reported that a person she knew attempted to rob her. The victim was inside of her vehicle in the 100 block of Main Street when the the suspect unlawfully entered the her vehicle and demanded money as he held a knife to her throat. The victim did not comply with the suspects demands at which point he exited the vehicle and ran away.

John Paragon, 'Pee-wee's Playhouse' Jambi the Genie Actor, Dead at 66

John Paragon, the actor and comedian known best for playing Jambi the Genie on Pee-wee’s Playhouse, has died at age 66, TMZ reported Thursday. Paragon reportedly died in April due to unknown causes and was mourned by The Groundlings, where he got his start performing improv in Los Angeles, on Twitter after news of his passing broke. "R.I.P. John Paragon," the theater and school wrote.
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4 Sections of Korean Tanker Left After Fire Near Saint Simons Island, Georgia

Twenty-One months after the doomed Korean freighter, Golden Ray, capsized in the bay between Brunswick and Saint Simons Island, Georgia, residents may finally be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. The salvage operation finally reached the halfway point when the engine section was removed on May 8. Then, less than a week later, as the next cut was being readied, disaster struck again.
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Matt Gaetz Claims FBI May Have 'Animated' January 6 Storming of Capitol

Rep. Matt Gaetz has appeared on TV to spread a conspiracy theory that the FBI was involved in plotting the January 6 attack in the Capitol after infiltrating far-right groups. During an appearance on Newsmax show Cortes & Pellegrino on Thursday, the Florida Republican said he believed that the FBI might have had a role in "organizing and participating" in the attack and had written a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray to demand answers.
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Two Toddlers Injured in Raynham Crash

Two toddlers, a teenager and two adults were taken to area hospitals after being injured in a car crash in Raynham Thursday night, according to Massachusetts State Police. A 17-year-old boy from Taunton driving a 2014 Volvo S60 sedan and a 28-year-old Fall River woman driving a 2005 Toyota Sienna van crashed around 9:40 p.m. Thursday on Route 24 south, before the Route 44 exit.

The Health Benefits of Cantaloupe Prove It's a Summer Produce MVP

If cantaloupe isn't on your summer radar, you'll want to change that, stat. The warm-weather fruit is brimming with essential nutrients, from disease-fighting antioxidants to constipation-busting fiber. Cantaloupe is also surprisingly versatile; it tastes amazing frozen in ice pops, fresh off the rind, and even grilled as a dinner dish. Ahead, learn about the health benefits of cantaloupe, plus exactly how to pick and cut the melon for your fruitiest summer yet.
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ATM Machine Stolen From Daddy Pa’s Store in Brooklyn Park; 3 Suspects Sought

Investigators are searching for the suspects who stole an ATM machine from Daddy Pa's Convenience Store in Brooklyn Park. On June 2, 2021 at 10:25 p.m., officers responded to the store located at 4114 Belle Grove Road. The caller indicated two subjects were attempting to steal an ATM machine from the business. Officers on scene were advised that three suspects arrived in a gray Ram pickup truck; suspect 2 entered the business, then quickly exited while talking on a cell phone. Suspects 1 and 3 then entered and proceeded directly to a standalone ATM machine in the rear of the business, picked up the ATM machine and carried it out of the front door to the pickup truck.
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Best Amazon Prime Day home appliance deals 2021: Confirmed offers from Shark, Ninja and Philips

Amazon Prime Day 2021 is now just days away. Confirmed to be going ahead on June 21 and June 22, it’s set to be the biggest online shopping event of the year. It’s the perfect opportunity to bag huge bargains on home appliances especially, with discounts found across vacuum cleaners, food processors, coffee machines, fridges and more. The giant sale is typically in the early summer months, however last year it was postponed to October due to the coronavirus pandemic, so it’s come back around for 2021 much quicker than usual. Last year, Amazon revealed that there were...
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You're not imagining it. Triple-digit heat is becoming more common in Denver

Data: NWS; Chart: Danielle Alberti/AxiosThe record-breaking heat gripping Colorado is only becoming more common, and scientists say it's driven by climate change.By the numbers: About half of the triple-digit days recorded in Denver in the last 149 years came since 2000, a new Axios Denver analysis of National Weather Service data shows.The other half came in a 128-year span dating back to 1872.Of note: Denver hit 101° on Tuesday and 100° on Wednesday and Thursday — only the sixth time on record for three consecutive days of triple-digit heat and the earliest streak ever.Why it matters: Meteorologists warned that the heat dome is producing "dangerous and potentially deadly" conditions, Axios' Andrew Freedman reports.The heat exacerbates existing drought conditions — particularly in southern and western Colorado — and amplifies the threat of wildfires.What's happening: Climate change is making the heat more severe than it otherwise would be, Freedman writes.According to research by climate scientist Michael Wehner of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, human-caused climate change is boosting temperatures by about 3 to 5 degrees during this heat wave.Go deeper