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Two police officers in Des Moines, Iowa have lost their lives in separate ambush style attacks. At this point there is no more information.
The World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians heads to a dramatic, must-see Game 7 tonight (7 p.m. CT, 5 p.m. PT) after the Cubs beat the Indians 9-3 last night. Game 7 will be one of the most anticipated baseball games in recent memory; believe it or not, tickets are already selling for as much as $20,000 apiece. While the Indians seek their first World Series title in 68 years, the Cubs haven’t won it all since 1908.
Record rainfall is already taking its toll around the area with two new landslides yesterday. Mud and debris came spilling onto a section of Marine View Drive in Tacoma. The hillside came down faster than public works crews could clear it away, but it wasn’t the only landslide. After an incredibly soggy October, city planners are watching closely– November is traditionally one of the wettest months of the year and that could turn hillsides into real safety hazards. Around 20,000 houses and apartments are at risk within the city limits. Some of the signs to identify landslide risks include tilting trees or cracks in yards, driveways or foundations. Another tip-off is doors or windows that are suddenly difficult to open.
Lake Stevens parents concerned over school bus overcrowding, students sitting in aisles- Washington state law requires school buses to provide adequate seating for students. The district says they are working with the transportation department to review their routes and student rider numbers to try and keep this from happening.
Number of hospitalizations linked to polio-like illness jumps to 9 after 1 child passes away. Health officials in Washington State are investigating a possible cluster of cases of a polio-like illness believed responsible for the death of a 6-year-old boy and the hospitalizations of eight others. Doctors say AFM is not contagious, but there is no vaccine for it. The illness appears to be an abnormal reaction to various ailments, including West Nile virus and the common cold.