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"Moviegoers can again enjoy the magic of the big screen at 1920 ticket prices."

AMC announces it will reopen theaters on August 20 in honor of its 100-year anniversary offering admission at 15 cents for one day only.

"When you call dibs on this stay, you’re booking a night back in the 90s, but this time you won’t have to beg your parents to rent the latest horror flick–we’ll give you the keys to the entire store!"

The world’s only remaining Blockbuster store, located in Bend, OR, announces it’s becoming an Airbnb for locals.

“This is our version of a hurricane."

Northern Illinois University meteorology professor Victor Gensini on the destructive storm that slammed through the Midwest on Monday travelling from South Dakota to Ohio in 14 hours.

"If you drink Fresca or Squirt, you’ve drunk nootkatone."

Dr. Ben Beard, the deputy director of the CDC’s Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, on the EPA’s approval of nootkatone, a naturally occurring pesticide found in grapefruit that both repels and kills insects.

**OP-ED** "It will require sacrifice but save many thousands of lives."

Prof. Michael Osterholm, Director of Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, and President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Neel Kashkari, advocating for a nationwide 6-week shutdown.

"If you can’t tell where your onions are from, don’t eat them. Throw them away."

CDC on an increasingly serious salmonella outbreak impacting 43 U.S. states including red, white, yellow, & sweet onions.

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“It looks shaky for the balloons.”

Accuweather senior meteorologist Steve Wistar on the windy weather forecast for Thursday's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  The 93rd annual parade will go on even if city regulations prevent the balloons from flying during severe wind gusts. The last time Macy's was forced to scrap the balloons was 1971.
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“… her symptoms have abated …”

U.S. Supreme Court spokesperson Kathleen Arberg after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital Friday for signs of an infection. The 86-year-old returned to work Monday. Justice Ginsberg's health remains a focus because Supreme Court justices may serve for life. The highest court in the land is split between conservative and liberal justices, but the next appointee could tip the ideological scale.
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“I hereby acknowledge my termination…”

Now former sec. of the Navy Richard Spencer who was apparently forced out of his position over a dust-up with the White House and Pentagon regarding the case of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher. Gallagher was found innocent of war crimes. His subsequent demotion was reversed by Pres. Trump, though he was facing what would be an independent internal review by the Navy.
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“It’s nothing short of a revolution.”

Willy Lam of the Chinese University of Hong Kong reacting to the results of Hong Kong's district council elections. After nearly six months of protests in Hong Kong, early results indicate the pro-democracy candidates swept the elections. The election results come after Pres. Trump indicated last week he may veto a bill supporting the pro-democracy protesters in light of ongoing trade talks with China.
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“The time has come to investigate the investigators.”

Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacting to news he is the first sitting Israeli PM to face criminal charges. Last week, he was charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust for widespread corruption. The indictment comes as Israel inches toward holding its third election in less than a year after Netanyahu has twice failed to form a coalition.
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