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Alaskan grocer travels 14 hours by boat to feed his town

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A grocer from Alaska has been dubbed the savior of his small town for not letting his neighbors go hungry amid the coronavirus pandemic. Toshua Parker, the owner of Icy Strait Wholesale in Gustavus, started loading shipping crates onto a boat to make a weekly 14-hour journey to ...

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Why is Edvard Munch’s 'The Scream' deteriorating? Scientists discover the culprit

Researchers have discovered the main cause of deterioration in one of the world’s most prized artworks: Edvard Munch’s “The Scream.” By conducting X-ray probes of flakes of paint from the 1910 painting and paint samples with similar composition, they determined that cadmium sulfate, a breakdown product of cadmium sulfide, was present paint flecks from “The Scream.” The work of Letizia ...

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Tornado touchdowns, widespread flooding in Chicago area as storm system brings 'very heavy rain'

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Two brief tornado touchdowns, flash flooding that closed roadways, and river flooding that forced officials to reverse the flow of the Chicago River were among the impacts from a powerful storm system that slammed the region on Sunday. The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Chicago ...

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Pat Sajak sides with out-of-work Americans, questions media telling those out-of-work to stay home

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Longtime “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak questioned how talk show hosts and members of the media– working remotely– are telling those in financial trouble to stay home during the coronavirus pandemic, saying on Sunday, “it’s okay to question the premise.” “When a disc jockey or ...

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Canadian Forces Snowbirds jet scheduled to honor coronavirus first responders crashes, bursts into flames

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. A Canadian Forces Snowbird jet that was scheduled to perform a flyover to honor first responders during the coronavirus pandemic crashed into the roof of a house and burst into flames Sunday in Kamloops, British Columbia. The pilot managed to eject from the jet before it ...

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