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Pokemon Welcomes Paldea Region and Gen 9 to Its Anime

Pokemon is one of the most powerful franchises in the world, and it has amassed a fanbase in the billions. From its first steps in the '90s, Pokemon has come a long way with its anime and games. That was made clear this month when Pokemon Scarlet and Violet went live to stunning sales. And now, it seems the anime is bringing the games' region to life with a special starter in tow!
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CBS Sports

AP Top 25 Poll: Michigan moves up to No. 2 slot, USC enters top four in college football rankings

We knew there'd be a shakeup in the top four of the AP Top 25 this week following Michigan's 45-23 win over Ohio State, and we got exactly what we expected. Michigan moved up a spot from No. 3 to No. 2 while Ohio State dropped from No. 2 to No. 5. The Wolverines also picked up five first-place votes, though they weren't nearly enough to put it within reach of surpassing Georgia for the top spot.
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Daily Beast

An Overflowing Bathtub Stuffed with Clothes Hid Two Kids’ Bodies from the NYPD

The murders of two young New York City children stabbed to death were masked under a torrent of clothes in a bathtub running with water, according to police. The bodies of the boys—Deshawn Fleming, 3, and Octavius Canada, 11 months old—were found by their father on Saturday night at a homeless shelter in the Bronx, police told the New York Post. The gruesome discovery came nearly an hour after cops brought their mother to the hospital.

Galesburg firefighters battle two structure fires over the weekend, one of which was intentionally set

Galesburg firefighters this weekend responded and battled two structure fires. According to Fire Department Chief Randy Hovind, at around 8:44 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 11 personnel from all three stations responded to the 1000-block of Garden Lane. Upon arrival, heavy smoke and fire was showing from the single-story structure. The Brooks Street station Crew entered the home with an attack line and extinguished the fire.
NBC San Diego

Riots Ensue in Brussels Following Belgium's Upset World Cup Loss Vs. Morocco

Rioters in Brussels lit steps on fire, overturned cars and electric scooters and pelted cars with bricks following Belgium’s upset 2-0 loss to Morocco in the 2022 World Cup on Sunday. Police came in to seal off parts of central Brussels and deployed tear gas and water cannons to...

Downtown West Monroe to host Christmas on the River 5k and Walk

WEST MONROE, La. (KTVE/KARD) — On December 3, 2022, Downtown West Monroe will be hosting the Christmas on the River 5k and Walk. The event will begin at 8:30 AM at Alley Park in Downtown West Monroe and the walk will commence at 8:45 AM. Participants can also wear...

After Mother Passes Away, Man Responds in a Unique Way

*This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events I experienced firsthand; used with permission. This was such a profound statement that my hubby made just minutes after learning of his mother’s death which has stuck with me to date. As the last-born son in a family of seven boys, my hubby had this really strong bond with his mother that made their relationship so sweet and admirable. When he turned 40, just a few months before her passing, he called my mom in love with his usual jokes to inform her of the big milestone. Most of the time she didn’t really remember to wish her kids happy birthdays. She was very excited and sang happy birthday to him.

Crash on I-95 North causing backups in Hanover

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A crash in Interstate 95 near Ashland is causing significant backups in Hanover. According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the crash too place at mile marker 93, just after the England Street/Patrick Henry Road exit. The left lane and left shoulder are both currently closed.