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First ‘murder hornet’ nest found in US successfully removed

First ‘murder hornet’ nest found in US successfully removed

The first nest of giant “murder hornets” ever discovered in the United States has been eliminated, two days after it was located in Washington state. The Asian giant hornet nest was found on Thursday at 4 p.m. local time by entomologists from the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) in the cavity of a tree…MORE

Dad’s Zoom Halloween costume for his daughter is scary good

Dad’s Zoom Halloween costume for his daughter is scary good

We often associate the month of October with spooky characters like goblins, witches and vampires. With the global pandemic moving most if not all of our social interactions online, it seems appropriate to add “Endless Zoom Meetings” to the list of spooky things. Iowan father Greg Dietzenbach is taking the 2020 “Zoom scaries” to a…MORE

Tropical storm Zeta forms, could reach US Gulf Coast by midweek

Tropical storm Zeta forms, could reach US Gulf Coast by midweek

A tropical depression east of Mexico strengthened Sunday morning into Tropical Storm Zeta and could reach the US Gulf Coast by midweek. It is the 27th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season, tying 2005 as the most active hurricane season on record, according to the National Weather Service. If it makes landfall in…MORE

Stunt driver successfully jumps canal three times as hometown fans watch

X-Games competitor and stunt driver Travis Pastrana successfully jumped Ego Alley, a canal in Annapolis, Maryland, three times earlier this week. The stunt’s goal was to jump the canal as a powerboat sped underneath the airborne car. Pastrana, an Annapolis native, successfully cleared the popular downtown canal in his Subaru WRX three times, but only…MORE

Battle hardened Illinois health official is shaken by latest Covid-19 surge

Battle hardened Illinois health official is shaken by latest Covid-19 surge

The scale of the Covid-19 pandemic is exposing the battle scars of the country’s most hardened public health officials. Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike began to cry and paused her remarks — her back to the podium — during a Friday briefing in which she reported new coronavirus deaths and thousands…MORE

Louisiana state officials monitor tropical system near the Gulf

Louisiana state officials monitor tropical system near the Gulf

Still reeling from deadly Hurricane Delta, Louisiana is watching a system develop that probably will become a tropical depression within the next day, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Saturday. Fast Facts: 2020 Hurricane Season “We are monitoring this system and you should be too. It’s too soon to know what will form or where it…MORE