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Updated at 1:23 PM

WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — An 800-pound Rhode Island man says he's been kicked out of a hospital's in-patient weight loss program for ordering pizza.Steven Assanti, of Cranston, says he is addicted to food and has been enrolled in a weight loss program at Rhode Island Hospital for the past 80 days. He says he's lost more than 20 pounds.

Updated at 1:16 PM

America is as always in the midst of a bitter debate over guns.

Updated at 12:49 PM

Our neighbors to the east in the Land of Lincoln have done it and it looks like the medical marijuana train could once again be headed to the Show-Me State.

Updated at 11:55 AM

As an autopsy takes place Thursday, Oct. 8, on a dead body found in a central Hannibal home, police have now classified the death as a homicide but say there's no threat to the community.

Updated at 11:41 AM

Living in a rural area, many people know, have visited, or grew up in any number of small communities.

Updated at 11:34 AM

Some police chases end in crashes. Others end in … the Indian Ocean?

Updated at 11:07 AM

Hannibal Board of Public Works personnel could be found helping clean up Bear Creek on Thursday morning.

Updated at 10:59 AM

Don Landgren cartoon mocking the Pumpkin Spice craze.

Updated at 10:57 AM

Actress Ashley Benson has apologized after sparking up Internet uproar on Tuesday this week when she posted a snap of herself wearing a "Cecil the Lion" costume on her Instagram account. 

Updated at 10:20 AM

BOISE, Idaho — A restaurant manager gave an Idaho mother a free meal after two other customers delivered a scathing note to her table, accusing her baby of "ruining" their dinner.

Updated at 9:57 AM

An Alabama television reporter's attempt to interview a city commissioner went haywire on Tuesday when the local politician hit the reporter in the face.

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