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Medical Mystery: Military Veterans Are Twice as Likely to Develop Als—Inside the Search for Answers

Medical Mystery: Military Veterans Are Twice as Likely to Develop Als—Inside the Search for Answers
In the early 1990s, when Maj. Randy Hebert of the U.S. Marine Corps was stationed at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, his body suddenly began to fail him. At first, the Desert Storm veteran tried to hide his increasing weakness from his wife, wearing a T-shirt and shorts into work with the excuse that he was working out first thing. In truth, his hands had become too wilted to fasten buttons or tie his boots, leaving him unable to get dressed without another officer’s help. Eventually, he would be diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Als.

What Hebert
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Tamsen Fadal And Mike Woods To Host The 8th Annual Adapt Community Network Santa Project Party

Edward R. Matthews, CEO of Adapt Community Network, announced today that they will kick off the Holidays with its 8th Annual Santa Project Party on Wednesday, December 6th at the Down Town Association.

The event features entertainment, a silent auction, passed hors d’oeuvres and a selection of wine & champagne.

The Santa Project Party, a benefit for Adapt Community Network, and will be co-hosted by Tamsen Fadal, eight-time Emmy winning Anchor of Pix 11 News, Host, Broadway Profiles & best-selling Author, along with Mike Woods, Meteorologist, Fox 5’s Good Day New York, and People Magazine’s “Sexiest Anchor Alive.” This marks the fourth consecutive year Tamsen has hosted the Santa Project Party, and the fifth consecutive year for Mike. In addition to a strong showing of support from a diverse young professional crowd, the event expects to draw celebrity guests from fashion, film, television and Broadway.

Co-Chairs of the Santa Project Party
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‘The Irishman’: Welker White Cast As Jimmy Hoffa’s Wife In Martin Scorsese-Robert De Niro Pic

‘The Irishman’: Welker White Cast As Jimmy Hoffa’s Wife In Martin Scorsese-Robert De Niro Pic
Exclusive: Welker White is set to play Jimmy Hoffa’s wife Josephine in The Irishman, Martin Scorsese’s film starring Robert De Niro as Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran, a reputed hitman suspected of involvement in the 1975 disappearance of the Teamsters leader. This is White’s third Scorsese film, also having appeared in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and Goodfellas (1990). Her other film credits include Cedar Rapids and Eat Pray Love, and she did multiple guest stints on Law…
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Hillary Clinton Reveals Sobbing Moment When Huma Abedin Learned Anthony Weiner Was Behind Comey’s October Surprise

Hillary Clinton Reveals Sobbing Moment When Huma Abedin Learned Anthony Weiner Was Behind Comey’s October Surprise
Hillary Clinton‘s new campaign memoir, What Happened, takes readers behind the scenes of the tearful October 2016 moment when she and top aide Huma Abedin first learned that the FBI was continuing its previously closed investigation into the former secretary of state’s use of a private email server.

It was Oct. 28, 2016, just 11 days before the November election, and Clinton and Abedin were on a flight en route to a campaign rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, when news broke of then-fbi Director James Comey’s “October surprise” — a letter to eight congressional committees announcing that the FBI had uncovered emails
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CBS Renews TV Affiliation Deals With Four Sinclair Broadcast Stations

Sinclair Broadcast Group seems eager to tie up loose ends as the FCC weighs the company’s $3.9 billion deal to buy Tribune Media. Just weeks after renewing some affiliation deals with Fox, the TV station owner says today that it has a multi-year deal with CBS for some outlets whose affiliations were to expire at the end of 2018. The extensions cover CBS affiliates in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Harlingen, TX; and Portland, Me. The agreement also covers a Syracuse, NY affiliate…
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Donald and Melania Trump Attend Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s Lavish Wedding

Donald and Melania Trump Attend Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s Lavish Wedding
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump took some time away from their White House duties to attend the wedding of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Scottish-born actress Louise Linton on Saturday.

The newly married couple said their “I dos” in a lavish ceremony in Washington, D.C., partying the night away at a reception packed with family and friends.

The wedding took place at the Mellon Auditorium, a historic government-owned public space that is connected to the Environmental Protection Agency’s headquarters and right around the block from the Trump International Hotel. Melania wore a pink silk chiffon
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Donald Trump Rally Video Accidentally Proclaims He’s ‘Putting Our Minors Back to Work’

Donald Trump Rally Video Accidentally Proclaims He’s ‘Putting Our Minors Back to Work’
Attention all unemployed minors: Jobs are coming!

Donald Trump, 71, delivered a speech at a rally on Friday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, promising new jobs and support for our veterans.

But the president’s message was slightly skewed in a video promotion for the rally that Trump himself posted on Facebook later in the day.

The video’s creator seems to have fallen victim to a classic case of homophone confusion, writing that the White House is “putting our minors back to work” — referring to underage citizens as opposed to the coal miners Trump has championed throughout his campaign and presidency.
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Tucker Carlson Slams CNN’s Trump Coverage as ‘Advocacy,’ ‘Not Really Journalism’ (Video)

Fox News host Tucker Carlson slammed rival CNN on Thursday night, saying the network practices “advocacy” as opposed to journalism these days because they attack President Trump so often. Carlson and The Hill media columnist Joe Concha were discussing the fact that CNN and MSNBC didn’t air Trump’s recent rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in its entirety. “MSNBC I get actually, they know who their audience is. That doesn’t bother me,” Carlson said. “CNN’s supposed to be a news channel and they talk about Trump a lot and here they have a chance to actually show Trump talking but they cut.
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‘Morning Joe': Mika Brzezinski Says Trump’s Lies Make Her ‘Uncomfortable’ (Video)

‘Morning Joe': Mika Brzezinski Says Trump’s Lies Make Her ‘Uncomfortable’ (Video)
Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski accused President Donald Trump of lying to supporters during a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Wednesday night. “It’s so uncomfortable to see a president… lies, after lies, after lies from the president of the Unites States,” Brzezinski said on Thursday’s show. The MSNBC personality, who was without fiancé and co-host Joe Scarborough on Thursday, said that Trump “made a lot of claims and told a lot of lies” during his trip to Iowa. Also Read: MSNBC's Jacob Soboroff Brings 'Sense of Urgency' to Opioid Crisis The morning show played a clip of
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Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After Gop’s Georgia Win

“It’s always terrific to be able to leave that Washington swamp and spend time with the truly hard working people we call American Patriots, truly amazing people,” President Donald Trump told a crowd attending his latest still-campaigning rally, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, aka “home of the greatest wrestlers in the world.” Trump quickly congratulated Karen Handel on Tuesday night’s win in the Georgia special election. Karen is going to be really incredible,” Trump said of the…
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Sarah Lacina Wins Survivor: Game Changers

Sarah Lacina Wins Survivor: Game Changers
This article originally appeared on EW.com.

After 39 days, four hidden immunity idols, three advantages, one sugar-related prank, and countless bonkers Tribal Councils, a winner was crowned on Survivor: Game Changers, and that winner was… Sarah Lacina. The 33-year-old police officer from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, dominated the season strategically and was rewarded for her efforts, beating Brad Culpepper and Troy “Troyzan” Robertson in the finals to take home the million dollar prize.

While Sarah used strong social connections and strategic moves to get to the end, Brad got there by going on an epic challenge winning streak, coming in
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American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Smoke Fills the Cabin

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Smoke Fills the Cabin
An American Airlines flight en route to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from Chicago O’Hare was forced to make an emergency landing at DuPage Airport in Illinois due to smoke in the cockpit and cabin on Monday morning.

The flight, operated by the regional SkyWest Airlines, touched down safely at around 9:15am at the West Chicago airport and all 54 passengers on board were safely evacuated, according to ABC Chicago.

“SkyWest flight 2936, operating as American Eagle from Chicago O’Hare to Cedar Rapids, Iowa diverted to Dupage, Illinois, after reports of smoke in the cockpit. The flight landed safely and passengers deplaned normally.
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Ashton Kutcher Praises Mila Kunis in 'Character Award' Speech, Addresses Demi Moore 'Adulterer' Allegations

Ashton Kutcher Praises Mila Kunis in 'Character Award' Speech, Addresses Demi Moore 'Adulterer' Allegations
Ashton Kutcher credits Mila Kunis and their two kids for helping to make him a good person.

The 39-year-old actor was honored with the Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award -- which recognizes "good character as a role model" -- at the Ron Pearson Center in West Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, and in addition to gushing over his wife, he also opened up about a time when he had his "name splashed across every gossip magazine as an adulterer, like, five years ago."

Kutcher spoke about reports that he was unfaithful to Demi Moore prior to their split in 2011, which ultimately led to their divorce in 2013. "Character comes out when those magazines tear you apart for something you may or may not have done and you gotta go out and perform tomorrow, with everyone looking at you like you might be an adulterer
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Ralph Has Wrecked The Internet With A Comeback

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Ralph is back, and he isn't just wrecking whatever buildings he can, he's here to break the internet!

Disney is bringing the news at Cinema Con in Las Vegas! One of the major announcements they dropped was that Wreck It Ralph is finally getting it's sequel! This go around Ralph is escaping out of his arcade and into the expansive universe of the internet next year when the sequel hits the big screen. Dave Hollis, head of distribution for The Walt Disney Studios, revealed the much-anticipated sequel’s title, Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2.

Hollis also let us know that John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch and Jack McBrayer are all returning tot he film. Also returning are the team behind the original Wreck-It Ralph, directors Rich Moore (Zootopia, The Simpsons) and Phil Johnston (writer, Zootopia, Cedar Rapids), and producer Clark Spencer (Zootopia, Bolt) are hard at work on the movie.
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Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-it Ralph 2 Sequel Revealed at CinemaCon

Wreck-It Ralph is escaping out of his arcade and into the expansive universe of the internet next year when Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-it Ralph 2 hits the big screen. Dave Hollis, head of distribution for The Walt Disney Studios, revealed the much-anticipated sequel’s title and told CinemaCon attendees that Jane Lynch and Jack McBrayer would be returning to the roster.

Also returning are the team behind the original “Wreck-It Ralph,” who won an Oscar last month for Walt Disney Animation Studios’ billion-dollar-box-office-blockbuster “Zootopia.” Directors Rich Moore (“Zootopia,” “Wreck-It Ralph,” “The Simpsons”) and Phil Johnston (writer, “Wreck-It Ralph,” “Zootopia,” “Cedar Rapids”), and producer Clark Spencer (“Zootopia,” “Wreck-It Ralph,” “Bolt”) are hard at work on the movie. “To take these characters we love and have them enter the enormous world of the internet has given us so much to explore,” said Moore. “Our production team has been hard at work
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