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But "the challenging Canadian retail environment, coupled with unfavourable exchange rates prevented us from meeting the expectations we had when we entered the market in 2011", CEO David Kornberg said in a release. The Ohio-based chain sells men's and women's clothing and now has 650 stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, and took in more than $2 billion USA in sales past year.
  • Woman uses baseball bat to beat up home invader

    Woman uses baseball bat to beat up home invader

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    When the resident opened the door, a masked man stepped into the doorway, grabbed her arm and tried to pull her outside. She participated in the robbery only out of fear of Sotello, police said, according to the station. "If I had to lay down in front of a bus and die for her I would. Just, 'No. Not today, '" Morelock said. Authorities explained that Sotello was eventually able to run away, but then showed up at a home belonging to one of the victim's relatives.
  • University of Minnesota professor killed in Czech Republic

    University of Minnesota professor killed in Czech Republic

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    The Successful Farming website reported: Also killed were Deb Spronk, 60, of Pipestone, Minnesota, wife of swine veterinarian Gordon Spronk, and Pam Wetzell, 59, wife of Tom Wetzell, a professional services veterinarian with Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica.
  • Police seek Delaware prisoner who ran from Maryland hospital

    Police seek Delaware prisoner who ran from Maryland hospital

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    Watson escaped as he was being moved from the vehicle into the hospital around 9:40 a.m., police said. Watson is described as a white man, 5 feet 8 inches, and weighing 150 pounds. Watson, 28, was being taken to Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center for a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation. "There are no indications that Watson remains in the area." Howard County police say Watson may not be anywhere close to where they were searching.
  • In Indian Kashmir, social media becomes a battleground

    In Indian Kashmir, social media becomes a battleground

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    Bajwa accused India of "state-sponsored" terrorism in Kashmir. "Indian propaganda regarding presence of miscreants along the Line of Control is aimed at spreading unrest in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, but it will never succeed", he said during a visit to AJK's Neelum valley.
  • LN deploys 'fan-first' tech for Linkin Park tour

    LN deploys 'fan-first' tech for Linkin Park tour

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    The tour will kick off July 27th in Boston, Massachusetts and see the band hit major destinations across the United States and Canada. San Diego, it looks like we're "one step closer" to two huge, just-announced shows: On Tuesday, nu-metal/alt-rock behemoth Linkin Park announced an October 20 show at Mattress Firm Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, while music fans of a much different feather will get the chance to flock to Valley View Casino Center on October 7 for the one-and-only Ms.
  • GOP gets push back after health bill exempts Congress

    GOP gets push back after health bill exempts Congress

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    The White House and its House GOP allies are hoping to reschedule a vote on their overhaul plan in the coming days, following last month's embarrassing retreat when the bill was pulled shortly before a vote. "We're going to make sure that members of Congress are under the same rules as our constituents". Now, former Rep. David McIntosh (R-Ind.), the president of Club for Growth said: "Congressman MacArthur has been at the forefront of finding a way to repeal and replace Obamacare, even ...
  • Dead, 9 Hurt In Billerica Car Auction Crash

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    Three people have died and several people were injured after a vehicle crashed through a busy auto auction Wednesday morning in MA. A man and two women were killed, and 10 people were taken to hospitals, Ryan said. Several people were hurt in the crash. More than a dozen people were transported to a hospital after a Jeep Cherokee crashed through a auto auction.
  • NY triplets born with same skull malformation get surgery

    NY triplets born with same skull malformation get surgery

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    Kaden is described as the laid back one, Hunter the talker and Jackson is the tough one. While craniosynostosis is rare, occuring in about 1 in 2,000 births, it is even more rare in triplets . The surgery was the first of its kind, and doctors estimated the chance of this happening to triplets to be one in 500 trillion. "He's got this almond or wedge-shaped head", Chesler said, pointing to a photo of one of the boys before the surgeries.
  • One-Eyed Horse To Run In 2017 Kentucky Derby

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    Jogged 1 mile in his first trip around the Churchill surface after arriving from California on Saturday. Even with that result, the payoffs were more than decent. In three starts this year, all at Gulfstream Park, Gunnevera has a win in the Fountain of Youth sandwiched between a second-place finish in the Holy Bull to Irish War Cry and a third in the Florida Derby to Always Dreaming , horses he will face again in the Kentucky Derby .
  • Wisconsin Legislature passes opioids bills

    Wisconsin Legislature passes opioids bills

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    Walker has signed more than 15 Nygren bills addressing opioid abuse since 2013. Wisconsin produces the most cheese in the country at 11 billion pounds per year. Janet Bewley calls the bills a missed opportunity to do more. Backers of the proposal up for a vote Tuesday say it's necessary because the state Department of Revenue told festival organizers it was going to enforce a state law that prohibits minors from attending such events without a parent or guardian present.
  • National LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill Re-Introduced

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    It is unconscionable that people in the United States today can be fired, evicted, or kicked out of a restaurant or hotel simply because of who they are or whom they love. "While California has the world's strongest laws protecting LGBTQ people, the daily reality remains that LGBTQ people across much of the country can still be fired, evicted, expelled from school or denied service or credit because of who they are.