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Clinton: America faces ‘moment of reckoning’

Clinton speaks to thousands at the Wall Fargo Center, millions more on TV

Says Donald Trump vision is ‘midnight in America’”

Calls Trump unsuited to be commander-in-chief. ‘He loses his cool at the slightest provocation.’

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Deep space travel could be bad for your heart

In a study published Thursday in Scientific Reports, researchers found that astronauts who went to the moon were almost five times more likely to die of cardiovascular disease than astronauts who remained in low-Earth orbit on the International Space Station.

Politics & Government

2016: When even plagiarism became partisan

A full two-thirds of Republicans said Melania Trump’s use of passages from an earlier Michelle Obama speech didn’t bother them at all, while only 7 percent of Democrats said the same thing. It was the opposite for those who said it mattered “a lot”: two-thirds of Democrats responded that way, while just 13 percent of Republicans did.

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The mystery bicyclist in orange: Charlotte says goodbye to a human landmark

“She was such a Charlotte icon that when I would pick her up and take her out to dinner, we would walk into a restaurant and I felt like a ’50s movie star. ... They’d say, ‘That’s the bicycle lady.’ Your spine would straighten up a little bit, that’s how famous she was,” said Lisa Hand of Virginia Ann Jetton, who died earlier this month at 73.

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Sales of Blizzards at Dairy Queen benefit Children's Miracle Network at Midtown Medical Center

Area Dairy Queen locations are celebrating their ninth annual Miracle Treat Day by donating proceeds from every Blizzard sold Thursday, July 28 to the Children's Miracle Network at Midtown Medical Center. Several pageant contestants and Columbus Cottonmouth mascot Boomer joined in, helping serve the frosty treats and then delivering them to patients at the Children's Hospital at Midtown Medical Center.
Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com
Sales of Blizzards at Dairy Queen benefit Children's Miracle Network at Midtown Medical Center 1:25

Sales of Blizzards at Dairy Queen benefit Children's Miracle Network at Midtown Medical Center

Don’t take heat danger lightly: a few tips for helping someone with heat-related illness. 2:34

Don’t take heat danger lightly: a few tips for helping someone with heat-related illness.

Christmas in July for area agencies courtesy Kinetic Credit Union 2:54

Christmas in July for area agencies courtesy Kinetic Credit Union

Back to School 2016:Volunteers stuff backpacks for United Way's Stuff the Bus campaign 1:02

Back to School 2016:Volunteers stuff backpacks for United Way's Stuff the Bus campaign