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Trey Songz Talks About Lacking Relationship with His Father

Trey Songz Talks About Lacking Relationship with His Father

Image Courtesy James Dimmock/Atlantic Records

(NEW ORLEANS) --Trey Songzrarely talks about his father,Claude Neverson,Jr.It's because the RB singer hasn't spoken to him in more than four years. Still, he recently opened up about his absent dad.

"I didn't have a male figure in my life so I had my mother, I had all my aunties. The strength of them gave me a certain strength that I probably ...

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Law Enforcement Ramps Up Security for July 4th Weekend

Law Enforcement Ramps Up Security for July 4th Weekend

Photo by John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Law enforcement agencies around the country say they are pulling out all the stops to make sure that this years Independence Day celebrations are not disrupted by a terror attack. The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have issued a bulletin to authorities nationwide, warning that ISIS sympathizers may try to stage attacks and police are r...

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Top ISIS Leader Killed by US Drone Strike in Syria

Top ISIS Leader Killed by US Drone Strike in Syria

zabelin/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. drone strike has killed a top ISIS leader in charge of the terror groups foreign fighter operations and moving people and supplies into Syria and Iraq.

The Pentagon confirmed Thursday that Tariq bin Tahar-Al-Awni-al-Harzi was killed in an airstrike in Syria on June 16, the day after his brother Ali was killed in another drone strike in Mosul, Ira...

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Measles Death Under Investigation in Washington

Measles Death Under Investigation in Washington

RidvanArda/iStock/Thinkstock(OLYMPIA, Wash.) -- Officials are investigating the first measles death for the U.S. in a dozen years.

According to the Washington State Department of Health, a recent autopsy revealed a Clallam County woman died this spring because of an undetected measles infection.

A news release said she most likely was exposed during a visit to a local medical facility where she...

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This $16 Hot Dog Is No Ballpark Frank

This $16 Hot Dog Is No Ballpark Frank

The "Humm Dog" is a bacon wrapped hot dog with truffle mayonnaise, Gruyere, truffle celery relish and celery leaves. (Angel Canales)(NEW YORK) -- The hot dog is a staple of American summer. As the country celebrates the Fourth of July this weekend, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council estimates Americans will eat approximately 150 million hot dogs.

Most people are used to having a hot dog s...

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How Bernie Sanders Is Attracting Monster Crowds (and Whether Hillary Should Be Worried)

How Bernie Sanders Is Attracting Monster Crowds (and Whether Hillary Should Be Worried)

Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images(MADISON, Wis.) -- "Bernie-mentum." No one is quite sure how to spell it, but Bernie Sanders supporters definitely feel the growing momentum for their underdog candidate.

Hopefully, Webster dictionary will recognize it as a new word soon, said volunteer Tyson Manker of Jacksonville, Illinois, who drove five hours to help at Sanderss massive rally in Madison, ...

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WADK Local News
  • Panel Ends Electric Switching Fee

    The Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission is putting an end to National Grid adding a billing adjustment fee for those who buy power from competitors.  National Grid began adding the ...Read More

  • Bishop Urges Opposition To Same Sex Marriage

    Providence Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin wants people to reject same sex marriage.  Tobin is encouraging people to exercise conscientious objection to same sex marriage.  The bishop&...Read More

  • East Providence Man Charged With Molestation

    An East Providence man is free on bail after being arrested and charged with child molestation.  Police say 61-year-old William Christensen is charged with two counts of second degree molestat...Read More

  • Restaurants Ordered To Pay Back Wages

    Four restaurants in Providence are being ordered to pay 135-thousand-dollars in back wages to a total of 17 employees.  The affected workers are from Cafe Paragon, Better Burger Company, Mile ...Read More

  • Whitehouse Fighting For More Highway Aid

    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse says he's working to bring federal dollars to help rebuild Rhode Island's crumbling roads and bridges.  Whitehouse says he has added a measure to a highway f...Read More

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