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Randy Quaid has traveled a long, strange road since his beloved supporting turns in films like Christmas Vacation, Independence Day, and Kingpin. Somewhere along the line between then and now, it’s hard to tell exactly where, something, well … changed. In 2010, he and his wife fled to Canada to […]

U.S. Department of Transportation launches website to help air passengers navigate travel during pandemic WGAL News 8 coronavirus coverage Updated: 12:46 PM EST Nov 13, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript >> IF YOU HAVEN’T FLOWN SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. IF YOU HAVE A FLIGHT COMING UP, […]

ILLINOIS —As Illinois topped 9,000 coronavirus deaths and more than 327,000 cases, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday gave guidance that those who are looking forward to holiday celebrations with loved ones might find bleak: It’s not a good idea. Pritzker and Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike […]