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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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Tainted alcohol kills 19 in Costa Rica, ministry says, urging caution

Tainted alcohol kills 19 in Costa Rica, ministry says, urging caution

A total of 14 men and five women ranging from 32 to 72 years old have died. Read more ...

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight and...

4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight and escaped, officials say

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9-year-old girl killed after bounce house swept away by wind hits power line

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Road tripping couple found dead on Canadian highway possibly after van broke...

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For Britain's Next Prime Minister, A High-Stakes Standoff With Iran Awaits

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