Columbia Gas working to restore service to 400 Rostraver customers

Columbia Gas Co. crews began restoring gas services to about 400 customers in Rostraver Township late Wednesday night and should be able to turn back service by around 3 a.m. Thursday, a company spokeswoman said.

The gas company had turned off service to the costumers in the area near the intersection of Route 51 and Interstate 70 because of a drop in pressure.

Source: Columbia Gas working to restore service to 400 Rostraver customers

McDonald’s to demolish museum commemorating first restaurant

OAK BROOK, Ill. — McDonald’s Corp. has announced it will demolish a suburban Chicago museum that’s a replica of the hamburger chain’s first restaurant.

Ray Kroc built his first restaurant in 1955 in Des Plaines, after franchising the brand from the original owners, Richard and Maurice McDonald.

The Chicago Tribune reports the store was torn down in 1984. McDonald’s Store No. 1 Museum opened the next year, with the original restaurant’s sign out front.

Source: McDonald’s to demolish museum commemorating first restaurant

Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies Inc., a massive breach that the company concealed for more than a year. This week, the ride-hailing firm ousted its chief security officer and one of his deputies for their roles in keeping the hack under wraps, which included a $100,000 payment to the attackers.

Source: Uber Paid Hackers to Delete Stolen Data on 57 Million People

Conyers admits settlement after report on sexual conduct with ex-staffers – but denies allegations

Hours after outright denying an explosive report on alleged sexual harassment, powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers admitted Tuesday that he settled a complaint with an ex-staffer — who reportedly said she was fired for rebuffing his advances.

Source: Conyers admits settlement after report on sexual conduct with ex-staffers – but denies allegations

Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman and other ‘SNL’ women stick up for Al Franken

Signatories included original “SNL” cast members Laraine Newman and Jane Curtin, along with 34 women who worked on the show behind the scenes between 1975 and the present. Franken was a writer and performer on the NBC sketch comedy show primarily from 1975 to 1995.

Jane Curtin told the New York Times on Friday that she was surprised by broadcaster Leeann Tweeden’s allegations against Franken.

Source: Jane Curtin, Laraine Newman and other ‘SNL’ women stick up for Al Franken

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Police investigating after man’s body found in creek with gunshot wounds

A man’s body was found Monday afternoon in a creek.

Police found a 44-year-old man in the creek. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to investigators, it was determined the victim had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

An autopsy will be conducted. Homicide detectives are investigating.

No information was immediately known about the suspect..


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Border Patrol Agent from Big Bend Sector Killed in Line of Duty

A U.S. Border Patrol agent died Sunday morning as a result of injuries sustained while on patrol in the Big Bend Sector.

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Agent Rogelio Martinez and his Big Bend Sector partner were responding to activity while on patrol near Interstate 10, in the Van Horn Station area. Agent Martinez’s partner reported that they were both injured and in need of assistance. Responding agents provided immediate medical care, and transported both agents to a local hospital.

Big Bend Sector was later told that Agent Martinez expired from his injuries. His partner remains in the local hospital in serious condition.

FBI spokeswoman Jeanette Harper said more information is expected to be released Monday after investigators have had a chance to comb through the preliminary details.

Source: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/border-patrol-agent-big-bend-sector-killed-line-duty

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Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/border-patrol-agent-dies-partner-injured-texas-article-1.3644768

Harrison Ford Helps Driver Whose Car Veered Off Road

The actor and the drivers of other vehicles were stopped after a car went down an embankment in Santa Paula, California on Sunday.

Harrison Ford came to the aid of a driver whose car veered off of State Route 126 or the Santa Paula Freeway in Santa Paula, California, a rep for the Santa Paula fire department confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.

Source: Harrison Ford Helps Driver Whose Car Veered Off Road

Country Music Hall of Famer Mel Tillis dead at 85

The singer, songwriter, comedian and businessman had genuine warmth and down-home humor that drew countless fans.

A post on daughter and country singer-songwriter Pam Tillis’ Facebook page said she was deeply saddened by her father’s sudden and unexpected death, and asked fans to post their memories on Mel Tillis’ official Facebook page.

Source: Country Music Hall of Famer Mel Tillis dead at 85

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On this day in history: Abraham Lincoln makes the ‘Gettysburg Address’ on the former battlefield | SOFREP

The Gettysburg Address–it’s been etched into American culture and reminds us of the bloodiest battle in American history.

During this war, there were an average of 420 combat deaths a day. This means that the Civil War cost more American military lives than World Wars I and II, the Vietnam War, the Korean War, the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War and GWOT all combined.

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