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Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth Announces She's Pregnant

(CBS) — Illinois Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth – an Iraq War veteran and a double amputee – has announced that she’s pregnant.

Congresswoman Duckworth tells WBBM, “I feel great.” 137 more words


Funeral Held For 'Cookie,' Wife Of Congressman Andy Harris

TOWSON, Md. (WJZ)– Funeral services for the wife of Maryland Congressman Andy Harris will be held Monday.

Sylvia “Cookie” Harris died last Thursday at the age of 57. 86 more words


Report: Michigan 10th In Country With Nearly 70,000 Beer-Related Jobs

DETROIT (WWJ) — Beer is good business for Michigan, it appears.

A report showed the state’s overall beer sector generates more than 64,000 jobs, with nearly 5,000 in the distributing sector, putting Michigan at 10th in the nation regarding beer-related jobs.  154 more words


New Florida Quarter To Feature The Everglades

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The U.S. Mint will release a new Florida quarter in November that features the Everglades of South Florida.

The scene on the “tails” side of the quarter will feature a long-necked anhinga spreading its wings and a spoonbill wading in the background. 127 more words


Pumpkin Beer Is Back On Tap

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With the arrival of Autumn comes a new variety of craft beers. But more importantly, pumpkin beer is back on tap! 179 more words


Cops Crack Down On Inebriated Boaters On Labor Day

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – In an effort to promote safety on the water on the final day of the Labor Day holiday, officers from a nearly a dozen different agencies were out in force checking for boaters under the influence and looking for violations, like speeding through no wake zones. 387 more words


2 Injured After Boat Strikes Mystery Object In Schuylkill River

WEST NORRITON, Pa. (CBS) – Two people were taken to the hospital after the boat they were operating struck something in the Schuylkill River on Sunday. 61 more words