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Week 6 NFL picks against spread: Steelers stump Bengals; Packers slam 49ers

In our NFL picks against the spread for Week 6, Pittsburgh gets a much-needed AFC North win in Cincinnati. Plus, Philadelphia travels to New York on a short week and buries the Giants.

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Odell Beckham leaves Giants’ sideline early as antics return

Maybe Odell Beckham Jr. needed extra prep time of his next interview. The Giants lightning-rod receiver left the sideline and headed into the locker room for halftime with two seconds left on the clock and his offense still on the field. When he returned to the field with the Giants trailing 24-6,...

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Chicago's policing problem is systemic. Truth and reconciliation are needed.

Jason Van Dyke is just the tip of the iceberg. To fix issues, develop a commission that will get to the heart of racism, targeting and bad cops.         

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Chicago's policing problem is systemic. Truth and reconciliation are needed.

Jason Van Dyke is just the tip of the iceberg. To fix issues, develop a commission that will get to the heart of racism, targeting and bad cops.        

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Man killed in fire rescued his toddler son from 1983 blaze, wife says

"I just want people to know what type of guy he was," Pattie Johnson said. Pattie Johnson still has the newspaper clipping from 1983. On one hand, the brief news story is a reminder of an act of heroism – her future husband's courageous rescue of their 1-year-old son from a burning building. On...

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All the Philadelphia Eagles needed to get over their Super Bowl hangover was a little more urgency, some big plays — and a timely game against the New York Giants. Carson Wentz threw a season-high three touchdown passes and the Eagles got an early lift from their defense and special teams in...

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Insurance inequalities must end for mental illness, substance use | Opinion

The goal of parity is to cover every person for every healthcare service needed. However, the law has not been fully implemented and it is not adequately enforced. By Debra L. Wentz For the past seven years, Rachel S. has been investing inordinate amounts of energy and money in her efforts to...

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Fatal limo accident a reminder that more oversight needed for Uber, Lyft too | Opinion

The public has the right to demand that the "for hire" vehicles they enter everyday adhere to best practices, including those related to safety and performance.

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Fatal limo accident a reminder that more oversight needed for Uber, Lyft too | Opinion

The public has the right to demand that the "for hire" vehicles they enter everyday adhere to best practices, including those related to safety and performance.

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Michelle Obama’s much-needed words of wisdom

With much of the Democratic Party going nuts, former first lady Michelle Obama is sticking by her “when they go low, we go high” advice. Thank you, ma’am. Her husband’s attorney general, Eric Holder, on Sunday begged to differ with what “Michelle always says,” telling a Georgia crowd,...

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Murphy official who quit faced sexual assault allegation, sources say. GOP wants an investigation.

Albert Alvarez abruptly resigned last week from Gov. Phil Murphy's administration. The allegation stems from the spring of last year, when Murphy was running for governor. A top staffer in Gov. Phil Murphy's administration who resigned last week faced an allegation of sexual assault during a...

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Father-daughter team best for Pitman; Dem freeholder picks respect women | Feedback

Judy Lohmann praises a pair of borough council candidates. Political signs are popping up all over, and I was particularly glad to see one that told me that the dynamic duo of father and daughter Jim Fortney and Patti Kelley are running as the Republican nominees for Pitman Borough Council. Kelly...

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The key to Devils getting internal clocks right after Europe trip? Naps

Devils trainers gave players recommended times to nap to help them regulate their body clock following the Europe trip. Watch video Naps -- the national pastime of toddlers and college students alike -- served as a key component to the Devils' recovery from their European trip. Along with a couple...

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Pat Sajak took to twitter to remind his fans to vote while at the same time slamming those who needed the reminder.

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It's been a long, busy, action-packed, stressful year. And a great way to tell a loved one that you care about them during the holidays would be to give them some much needed (and likely long overdue) self-care. Whether it's a luxurious bath soak, a reminder to take care of their muscles (for that...

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Yankees' David Robertson: I'd 'like' to return, but ...

Yankees reliever David Robertson will be a free agent at the end of the 2018 season. So, too, will be Zach Britton. Watch video NEW YORK -- Could David Robertson bolt the Yankees for a bigger payday again? The valued reliever said he likes the idea of being part of the future in the Bronx but...

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Quick study: St. Patrick’s Jack O’Rourke excelling in first season at QB

When St. Patrick needed a QB after the expected starter decided to focus on baseball, O'Rourke stepped up to fill the role.

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N.J. should allow trans people to get a driver's license that reflects their gender identity | Opinion

For National Coming Out Day, Garden State Equality is calling for New Jersey to offer drivers licenses to trans people to reflect their gender identity and/or expression. By Aaron. Potenza As we celebrate National Coming Out Day, we look back at the successes the LGBT community has had so far in New...

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Herbal Essences Launches New Etched Bottles to Help the Vision-Impaired

Herbal Essences is debuting an innovative and inclusive new shampoo and bottle design in honor of World Sight Day. The haircare brand recognized that people with vision impairment often struggle with everyday tasks that others may take for granted, needing to come up with special systems to help...

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