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Martin Luther King holiday notices Martin Luther King holiday notices
- January 16, 2017

Some of the people who attended the march were from New York City. A motorcade/parade will form at 10 a.m.at the corner of Main and Logan streets, and the procession will start at 10:30 a.m. Cadogan said the march assembles at approximately 2 p.m. and steps off at 2:30 p.m. This year's theme is "Non-violence is Courageous". Meanwhile, in Grimesland, about 50 people sang civil rights songs and called for justice in a march honoring King that also protested the shooting of a black youth. (more...)
Rain chances and temps on the rise this week Rain chances and temps on the rise this week
- January 16, 2017

Temperatures by Wednesday will approach the low 50s, but the milder temperatures come with a chance to see some rain. Cloudy and cold this evening for much of the area. Thursday: Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Saturday will have clouds building through the day as highs stick to the lower 50s. (more...)
Freezing Rain Advisory issued for Jackson County Freezing Rain Advisory issued for Jackson County
- January 16, 2017

The Winter Storm Watch is no longer in effect. Across the central USA, thousands lost power and hundred of flights were canceled or delayed. The storm created travel headaches for many people who opted to go out despite pleas by authorities to stay put. (more...)
Cloudy, cold Sunday with freezing rain Cloudy, cold Sunday with freezing rain
- January 16, 2017

Drivers should expect hazardous travel conditions Monday morning. Rainfall early next week could cause another round of minor flooding on area rivers. High near 35. North northeast wind around 10 miles per hour becoming northwest in the afternoon. Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light rain. Chance of precipitation is 80%. (more...)
Trump doesn't want any reporters on duty at the White House Trump doesn't want any reporters on duty at the White House
- January 16, 2017

Three senior Trump officials have told Esquire that the incoming administration is seriously considering a plan to evict the White House press corps from the White House press briefing room, where it's been housed since the Nixon administration. (more...)
Trump's team raises record 90 million U.S. dollars for inauguration day events Trump's team raises record 90 million U.S. dollars for inauguration day events
- January 16, 2017

The rally drew fewer people than organizers had initially expected, but Sharpton said afterwards he was satisfied with the turnout, given the rain and temperatures hovering just above freezing. "All talk, talk, talk - no action or results!" According to a report from The Washington Post , DC city council member Charles Allen said only 200 charter bus permits were sought for the inauguration on January 20, while 1,200 had applied for the women's march the day after. (more...)
Yarmuth, officials hold forum to address impact of repealing Affordable Care Act Yarmuth, officials hold forum to address impact of repealing Affordable Care Act
- January 16, 2017

People in the crowd had their own stories to tell. Under pressure from president-elect Donald Trump, six years of expectations and more than 20 million Americans who could lose their health insurance, a Republican senator has offered first hints at what a replacement of the Affordable Care Act might look like. (more...)
Bought milk? You could be eligible for cash from lawsuit settlement Bought milk? You could be eligible for cash from lawsuit settlement
- January 16, 2017

If you live in Tennessee and have purchased milk or milk products since 2003, you could be eligible to receive money back. More than 500,000 cows were slaughtered over 7 years as a way for the milk producers to sell off their farm. Submit a simple online claim form online or by mail by January 31, 2017.The simple online claim form usually takes only 3-5 minutes. But the exact amount will depend on how many people apply. (more...)
Freezing Rain Expected Overnight Through Monday Morning Freezing Rain Expected Overnight Through Monday Morning
- January 16, 2017

The National Weather Service issued an alert early Sunday morning, advising motorists to be aware that untreated roads and side streets may be icy. Rain will gradually change to snow tonight and Monday morning with little accumulation expected for Amarillo and most of the northern panhandle. (more...)
Nanny arrested after burning two-year-old boy with curling iron Nanny arrested after burning two-year-old boy with curling iron
- January 16, 2017

The 2-year-old told his parents the burns came from a curling iron, and when the parents played back the video on the nanny cam, they were horrified. Nxumalo was later arrested and charged with two counts of second-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child. (more...)
No. 2 Kansas tops pesky Oklahoma State 87-80 No. 2 Kansas tops pesky Oklahoma State 87-80
- January 16, 2017

The Jayhawks continually relied on their backcourt to withstand the Cowboys' charge. Mason scored a team-high 22 points, junior Devonte' Graham chipped in 21 and freshman Josh Jackson had 20. For now, though, the focus is on KU's next challenge, which will come Monday night in Ames, Iowa against Iowa State. The Jayhawks rallied to tie the game at 30-30 but could not regain the lead while making just 2 of 11 shots from 3-point range. (more...)
Auburn University hosts events to commemorate Martin Luther King Auburn University hosts events to commemorate Martin Luther King
- January 16, 2017

Service and Celebration at the Union Baptist Church of Montclair, 12-14 Midland Avenue. By speaking with these representatives, attendees can also fill out a "passport" given to them upon their arrival at the event . I may not get there with you. "It's the story of the prophet Elijah and his servant surrounded by enemies". "Why the ordinance was dug up to be used this particular time, I am unsure of". (more...)
Trump transition approval rating is lowest ever in Gallup poll
- January 16, 2017

The Gallup poll released Friday found that 51% of Americans disapprove of Trump's handling of the presidential transition process, up from 48% a month ago. Obama also thanked the American people for making him a better president and a better man. Trump's Cabinet designees have garnered slightly more support than Trump himself, with 52 percent rating them "average" or better. (more...)
ACA repeal without a new plan is irresponsible ACA repeal without a new plan is irresponsible
- January 15, 2017

They are now under serious threat by people like Congressman Paul Ryan. Providers, whether doctors, clinics, or hospitals, would opt out of the program. A recent analysis found that 53 percent of the tax cuts from the ACA repeal would go to millionaires - more than double their share from the Bush tax cuts. (more...)
Derrick Walton's late surge lifts MI past Nebraska, 91-85 Derrick Walton's late surge lifts MI past Nebraska, 91-85
- January 15, 2017

It's the ninth straight win for MI over the Huskers and with the setback, NU is now 3-2 in the Big Ten. Nebraska (9-8, 3-2) went 9 of 18, but MI matched that percentage by going 11 of 22. MI was able to hold the Huskers off and seal the win at the free throw line late. Senior guard Tai Webster scored a career-high 28 points and sophomore guard Glynn Watson contributed 22 points for Nebraska, which hasn't beaten MI since 1964. (more...)
Trump's transition earns disapproval from 51% of Americans
- January 15, 2017

A third of independents approve, down from 46 percent in December. In December, 48 percent approved and 48 percent disapproved of how the president-elect was conducting himself. As President Barack Obama lives out the final days of his second term, he's reflecting on the highs and lows, the groundbreaking accomplishments and the unbearable disappointments he faced during his time in office. (more...)
Obama advises Trump in his last network interview Obama advises Trump in his last network interview
- January 15, 2017

Fifteen percent said he will do about the same. Donald J. Trump managed to defeat Hillary Clinton on November 8 by winning the Electoral College vote, which will give him control over the White House despite having almost three million votes ewer than the Democratic candidate. (more...)
Paul Ryan: Trump mass deportations Paul Ryan: Trump mass deportations "not happening"
- January 15, 2017

However, Senate Republicans voted against an amendment early Thursday that would protect those patients as part of their first step toward repealing the ACA. She is now protected from deportation under an Obama administration program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Ryan didn't detail what Congress and Mr. (more...)
Police ID man wanted after evasion, high-speed chase in Layton Police ID man wanted after evasion, high-speed chase in Layton
- January 15, 2017

Williams struck the children's mother with the vehicle as he drove off but she was not seriously hurt. A short time later, the suspect dropped the children off in a parking lot. The vehicle he stole Friday is a white Toyota Corolla with Utah license plate X923ZU. A Layton police officer had actually approached Williams outside the complex immediately prior to the auto theft there, the Tribune reported. (more...)
Women's March Could Be Bigger Than Trump Inauguration Women's March Could Be Bigger Than Trump Inauguration
- January 15, 2017

Trump, did you hear that? Not only has the number of people who have said they're attending gotten closer to 200,000, a whopping 1,200 Women's March on Washington buses reportedly have permits to park at RFK Stadium , compared to just 200 for the inauguration itself. (more...)
Chicago police's use of force violates 4th amendment - DOJ Chicago police's use of force violates 4th amendment - DOJ
- January 15, 2017

The 23-year veteran met with DOJ investigators in 2016 and pointed to the need for more community policing, transparent hiring practices and improved training. At a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday , Sessions said DOJ investigations into police departments "can undermine respect for police officers". The DOJ cited deficiencies in its accountability systems and in how it investigates uses of force, responds to allegations of misconduct, trains and supervises officers, and collects and ... (more...)
Freezing rain, thunderstorms to stick around Freezing rain, thunderstorms to stick around
- January 15, 2017

Temperatures will change little for the rest of the night which means the precipitation that falls will be freezing rain to the NW of that line and just a cold rain to the SE. Warmer air is not far away to our south today so snow mixing with sleet and freezing rain is likely over Franklin, Adams, York, and Lancaster Counties. (more...)
Rep. John Lewis Says Trump Is Not 'A Legitimate President' Rep. John Lewis Says Trump Is Not 'A Legitimate President'
- January 15, 2017

He pointed to a "conspiracy" on the part of the Russians to help Trump get elected. Rep. John Lewis: I believe in forgiveness. "I think it's interesting that people that were so concerned before Mr. "It's going to be very hard", Lewis said. "(Not to mention crime infested) rather than falsely complaining about the election results. A spokesman for Representative Nadler told Gothamist that Nadler would not be attending the inauguration, and that the congressman will be putting out a ... (more...)
Trump nominee for state secretary grilled on EJKs in PHL Trump nominee for state secretary grilled on EJKs in PHL
- January 15, 2017

At the end of Rubio's second questioning period, Tillerson sought to allay any concerns the aggressive Rubio may have had. "While he confirmed that U.S. Tillerson, still skeptical about the facts and statistics, said, "If the facts are in fact supported of those numbers and those actions, then I don't think any of us would accept that as a proper way to deal with offenders, no matter how egregious offenders may be". (more...)
NFL Playoff Results 2017: Falcons defeat Seahawks to advance to NFC Championship NFL Playoff Results 2017: Falcons defeat Seahawks to advance to NFC Championship
- January 15, 2017

Realizing the prohibitive odds of making up a 20-0 halftime deficit seemed to liberate the Seahawks, who had nothing to live for in the playoffs until they had something to die for in the playoffs. Most significantly, this game will be at the Georgia Dome, costing the Seahawks perhaps the most imposing home-field advantage in the NFL. "We're a different offense, though", Rodgers said earlier in the week about his team's offensive options. (more...)
Jake Spavital named offensive coordinator Jake Spavital named offensive coordinator
- January 15, 2017

Wilcox is a West Coast offense type coach, Spavital is pure Air Raid. West Virginia hired Cal OC/interim head coach Jake Spavital as offensive coordinator and QB coach. Holgorsen has reshaped his staff now. Cal offensive coordinator Jake Spavital has reportedly found a new job as the Bears have found a new head coach. (more...)
Police fatally shoot man with screwdriver in Rochdale, Queens, NYPD says Police fatally shoot man with screwdriver in Rochdale, Queens, NYPD says
- January 15, 2017

Officers who responded to the scene heard screaming coming from the rear of the address. The officers found a 28-year-old man threatening his 55-year-old mother with the tool in a small stairwell leading to the rear basement apartment. "A screwdriver, you can be stabbed with, the same as you can be stabbed with a knife". The man was taken to Jamaica Hospital but could not be saved. (more...)
No. 18 Wisconsin crushes Ohio State for 16th straight home win No. 18 Wisconsin crushes Ohio State for 16th straight home win
- January 15, 2017

This was exactly the bounce-back performance the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team was hoping for after its first loss in Big Ten Conference play. The Ohio State football team gained a commitment today from Jaylen Harris, a tall receiver from Cleveland Heights who has been considered one of the primary targets for the Buckeyes through the 2017 recruiting cycle. (more...)
Truck Cuts Off Utah Snowplow, Plow Slides Off Road Truck Cuts Off Utah Snowplow, Plow Slides Off Road
- January 15, 2017

The crash happened Thursday near Spanish Fork, south of Provo, and a video from an oncoming driver showed the incident. The driver of the semi-truck "got too close" as he was attempting to pass on the snow plow's right side, said John Gleason, public information officer for the Utah Department of Transportation. (more...)
Ethical conflicts continue to dog Trump Ethical conflicts continue to dog Trump
- January 15, 2017

I don't think he'll need it, I have a feeling he's not going to need it. "He still has businesses all over the world, and we still do not know who is financing those businesses and who he's indebted to", Mr. Sky's US Correspondent Hannah Thomas Peter said: "He basically said: "My children, my sons, are going to run all of that (the business). But he will be in a position where he can use government office to enrich The Trump Organization and enrich himself". (more...)
Ice Storm Bears Down on St. Louis Ice Storm Bears Down on St. Louis
- January 15, 2017

The guardsmen also will help provide warming stations at local armories, if necessary. The forecast for prompted the National Football League to move Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas Chiefs to Sunday evening to allow more time to treat roads and parking lots at Arrowhead Stadium. (more...)
Hands On Charlotte's Martin Luther King, Jr. Call to Service Hands On Charlotte's Martin Luther King, Jr. Call to Service
- January 15, 2017

Day , a federal holiday honoring the renowned civil rights activist, is intended as a day to give back to communities. Celebration Committee, begins at 4 p.m. Biloxi officials have clashed with the naming: Gilich previously said Friday - through Biloxi's official Twitter account - that "as far as I'm concerned, it's called 'Martin Luther King Jr". (more...)
Police respond to officer-involved shooting in Whitley County Police respond to officer-involved shooting in Whitley County
- January 15, 2017

According to a news release, KSP says two Whitley County sheriff's deputies responded to a shooting call and saw a woman pointing a gun at the deputies. The officers involved in the shooting were not hurt. State police are investigating. 'He was a big teddy bear , ' Elizabeth Kidd commented on Facebook. (more...)
Ethics Office Blasts Trump's Conflict Of Interest Plan Ethics Office Blasts Trump's Conflict Of Interest Plan
- January 15, 2017

The days before Trump's inauguration will be busy for the U.S. Office of Government Ethics , an ethics watchdog for the executive branch, he said. But it will not be a blind trust, a vehicle that's become standard for presidents, and has been recommended by ethics specialists. (more...)
Jake Arrieta, Cubs avoid arbitration with $15.6375 million deal, report says Jake Arrieta, Cubs avoid arbitration with $15.6375 million deal, report says
- January 15, 2017

This represents a $1.6 million raise from last season for the Cubs star set-up man. Arrieta, who is represented by Scott Boras, could be one of the top free agents next winter. The former Rule 5 draft pick remains in a setup role as he enters spring training after the Cubs traded Jorge Soler to Kansas City last month for closer Wade Davis. (more...)
Anti-Cop Painting In Capitol To Be Removed Next Week Anti-Cop Painting In Capitol To Be Removed Next Week
- January 15, 2017

Lacy Clay's district, which includes Ferguson, Missouri. Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., the former Sheriff of King County, Washington , wrote to Ayers demanding the artwork be removed, and arguing the painting "is in clear violation of the Suitability Guidelines outlined in the official rules for the competition". (more...)
Davis Republican club cancels event with Milo Yiannopoulos, Martin Shkreli Davis Republican club cancels event with Milo Yiannopoulos, Martin Shkreli
- January 15, 2017

To promote the event, Yiannopoulos posted a picture of him and Shkreli side by side, with the title "A Twitter Villain Extravaganza", on his Instagram page . The controversial Breitbart News editor had been invited by the Davis College Republicans - the first leg of his "Dangerous" college tour for 2017 - and protesters caused chaos for almost three hours surrounding the event's scheduled time. (more...)
NC Republicans sue on Cooper Medicaid expansion NC Republicans sue on Cooper Medicaid expansion
- January 14, 2017

Roy Cooper announced his nominee for North Carolina's new Department of Health and Human Services secretary. In their media release, Moore and Berger said they have repeatedly explained that Cooper does not have the authority to unilaterally expand Medicaid without legislative approval. (more...)
Julio Jones (toe) is practicing fully for Falcons' Divisional Round game Julio Jones (toe) is practicing fully for Falcons' Divisional Round game
- January 14, 2017

The Falcons are guaranteed to play the remainder of their games indoors, where their offense operates best. Seattle isn't going to blow the Falcons out, but they will find a way to win the game. "We will employ our public resources, such as public works that can really impede, and be an obstacle for that to happen", Pickard said. They will run outside zone, play actions, naked/boots, quick screens and some special plays. (more...)
Gallup: 51% of Americans Disapprove of Trump's Handling of Transition Gallup: 51% of Americans Disapprove of Trump's Handling of Transition
- January 14, 2017

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