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Sheehan talks state of city on Monday

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ALBANY - Mayor Kathy Sheehan will explain her plans for the coming year during a speech Monday night.
The second-term Democrat will deliver her state-of-the-city address in the Common Council chamber.
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Apple Needs to Acquire Content in 2019-Or Else, Analyst Says

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Apple will need to acquire content providers in 2019 or face the possibility of losing steam in its Services division, according to one analyst.
In a note to investors on Monday, Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives said that “the clock has struck midnight for Apple” and its Services division. He believes the only way for Apple to grow the Services division quickly enough and keep pace with competitors, like Disney , Netflix , and Amazon , is through an aggressive content-acquisition strategy.
“Building content organically is a slow and arduous path, which highlights the clear need for Apple to do...
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Pritzker prepares to take oath as 43rd Illinois governor

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Illinois welcomes its 43rd governor as Democrat J.B. Pritzker is inaugurated in Springfield.
Pritzker takes the reins from Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday. Pritzker defeated the first-term Republican in November.
First Presbyterian Church hosts an interfaith service. Abraham Lincoln's family belonged to the congregation. The current church is home to the pew the Lincolns bought for $50.
Pritzker takes the oath of office during a morning ceremony at Bank of Springfield Center. Pritzker's running mate Juliana Stratton will be sworn in as lieutenant governor.
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Democrat J.B. Pritzker will be inaugurated Monday. Here's what you need to know

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Billionaire Democrat J.B. Pritzker will be inaugurated Monday as Illinois' 43rd governor, taking over state government and ending Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's tenure after four years. The ceremony starts at 10:30 a.m. at a downtown Springfield convention center, and a state website will carry...
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JB Pritzker to be sworn in as governor of Illinois Monday

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JB Pritzker will be sworn in as Illinois' 43rd governor on Monday.
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Officials: Father of Sandy Hook victim found dead of apparent suicide at...

Officials: Father of Sandy Hook victim found dead of apparent suicide at town hall

So sad... He was the father of Avielle Richman, a first-grader who was among the 20 children and six adults killed in the 2012 shooting. Read more ...

Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes

Boeing testing software changes to 737 MAX planes

"We had a productive session this past Saturday," Boeing said, adding it continues to work on software and training updates for the 737 MAX. Read more ...

ACLU: Police handcuffed a black man who was moving into his own home

ACLU: Police handcuffed a black man who was moving into his own home

“I'd like to see those cops and that chief lose their jobs because this was uncalled for - this is strictly racial profiling,” the man said. Read more ...

Police: Man stabbed woman at least 20 times after freeway crash, killing her

Police: Man stabbed woman at least 20 times after freeway crash, killing her

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Trump's attorney doesn't want Trump's 'confidential' written responses to...

Trump's attorney doesn't want Trump's 'confidential' written responses to Mueller released

Jay Sekulow, an attorney for President Donald Trump, said Monday he does not want the written answers the president submitted to special counsel Robert Mueller to be released... Read more ...

For the second time in a week, a Parkland shooting survivor has died in an...

For the second time in a week, a Parkland shooting survivor has died in an apparent suicide

"Unfortunately, what we've learned is that the survivors of a traumatic event like a school shooting carry with them a lot of guilt, anxiety, pressures, depression even," one... Read more ...

3-year-old nearly drowns in Daytona Beach Shores resort hot tub

3-year-old nearly drowns in Daytona Beach Shores resort hot tub

Two resort workers are credited with saving the life of a 3-year-old boy who nearly drowned Sunday night in a hot tub in Daytona Beach Shores. Read more ...

Kenyan teacher who gives away 80 percent of his salary awarded $1M global prize

Kenyan teacher who gives away 80 percent of his salary awarded $1M global prize

A math and physics teacher from rural Kenya, who gives away 80 percent of his monthly income to help the poor, wins a $1 million prize. Read more ...

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Baby boom! 9 nurses in Maine hospital's labor unit expecting at same time

The Maine Medical Center is about to have a baby boom. Read more ...

This day in history March 25: Queen of soul Aretha Franklin born on this day

This day in history March 25: Queen of soul Aretha Franklin born on this day

There's a lot to look back on in history for March 25. Here are a couple of notable moments. Read more ...