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Competitors were taking part in the 103rd Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac when a violent storm hit. A wind gust estimated at 75 mph flipped over one of the vessels in the race and two crew members died. STORY & COMMENTS
State and national stories from around the country covering the on-going debate about firearms, their regulation and related issues: Feinstein says gun control faces uphill fight; gun demand drives investors into market; and Illinois to take closer look at mental health issues. STORY & COMMENTS