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Friday, September 20th, 2019

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Messenger: From prison, man with 241-year sentence inspires St. Louis County literacy project

Bobby Bostic started a book club in a Missouri prison. Now a library director wants to help him reach more inmates.  Read more

A Delta flight plunged 30,000 feet in minutes

Don't read this if you're traveling any time soon. Read more

A man moved in with a Kansas shelter dog to help her get adopted

Queen, a 3-year-old terrier mix, has been sitting at the Great Plains SPCA shelter in Kansas for more than a year. Read more

A numbing medicine turned a woman's blood blue

(CNN) -- A 25-year-old woman walked into an emergency department in Providence, Rhode Island, complaining of generalized weakness, fatigue,… Read more

Administration blocks 'urgent' whistleblower disclosure said to involve Ukraine

The Trump administration plunged into an extraordinary showdown with Congress over access to a whistleblower's complaint about reported incidents including a private conversation between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader. The blocked complaint is "serious" and "urgent," the government's intelligence watchdog said. Read more

Tens of thousands join climate protests before UN summit

Tens of thousands of protesters joined rallies on Friday as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change began ahead of a U.N. summit in New York. Read more

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped

The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago. Read more

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Miss Manners

Miss Manners: Invitation basics don't change, no matter who gets married

Dear Miss Manners • My oldest child, age 24, is getting engaged. He is a trans man planning a pagan… Read more

Dear Abby

Dear Abby: Daughter-in-law is barred from family after robbery

Dear Abby • Our son is married to a beautiful girl, “Debra.” Several years ago, while we were away … Read more