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Unionized MGM Resorts workers voting to ratify contract

Unionized MGM Resorts workers voting to ratify contract

Posted 3:53 p.m.

Thousands of unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by MGM Resorts International are deciding whether to approve a new five-year contract. The agreement ...

Jim and Joyce Ekstrom hold hands at the senior living home, Sunday, June 17, 2018. They'll be celebrating their 70th anniversary on June 19.

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Jim and Joyce Ekstrom hold hands at the senior living home, Sunday, June 17, 2018. They'll be celebrating their 70th anniversary on June 19.

Unbreakable bond: Couple celebrate 70 years together

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Jim and Joyce Ekstrom’s love story started at a hospital in Duluth, Minn. Jim, who had recently returned from serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, accompanied his younger sister to visit a sick friend. Joyce was there visiting the same patient. They locked eyes and a love story was ...

Wheel of Fortune jackpot at Silverton is property’s largest ever

Wheel of Fortune jackpot at Silverton is property's largest ever

Posted 5:55 p.m.

The Silverton saw a gambler hit the largest jackpot in the property’s history. An unidentified player won $3.2 million June 9 with a $5 wager ...

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Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy

U.S. Navy personnel carry the casket of WWII U.S. Navy sailor Julius Pieper during a reburial service at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Seventy four years to the day after their ship hit a mine off the coast of Normandy and sunk, Julius Pieper was finally reunited with his twin brother Ludwig.

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U.S. Navy personnel carry the casket of WWII U.S. Navy sailor Julius Pieper during a reburial service at the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Seventy four years to the day after their ship hit a mine off the coast of Normandy ...

Posted 1:56 p.m.

For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred. On Tuesday, Julius Heinrich Otto "Henry" Pieper, his identity recovered, was laid to rest beside his twin brother in Normandy, 74 years after the two ...