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Dec 23 2016

NGT bans open waste burning

He said in view of the green panel's April 28, 2015 order, any person found burning in open any kind of garbage leaves, waste plastic, rubber, self-moulding compound or a...

Dec 23 2016

1 charged with arson after Greenville church burned, spray painted 'Vote Trump'

Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney , who is also the state fire marshal, told The Associated Press that investigators do not believe the fire was political...

Dec 21 2016

Federal Bureau of Investigation reveals search warrant for Clinton email probe

The decision came in response to a records-access lawsuit filed in parallel with a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking the search warrant and supporting documents ...

Dec 20 2016

Mother who left son in freezing vehicle expected in court this week

He was rushed to a nearby hospital to be treated for hypothermia and frostbite. He is expected to survive but police have not released any information on his condition or...

Dec 19 2016

This Texas Republican Is Leading the Plan to Repeal Obamacare

The state exchanges for Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington state were even more generous, setting December 23 as the cut off for January 1 coverage. The enrollmen...

Dec 14 2016

Central Intelligence Agency report spurs bipartisan probes Russian interference in presidential election

Intelligence is only as good as the people acting on it. What else might the Russians have that they didn't release? "We must condemn and push back forcefully against a...

Dec 11 2016

Snow and rain on the way

Monday: Snow, mixed snow and rain changing to rain at least along the coast. The well advertised arctic cold front has moved through and the cold air is diving in th...

Dec 10 2016

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn is hospitalized in Ohio

Soon after his birth in Cambridge, Ohio, in 1921, it became clear that Glenn had aspirations out of this world. When World War II ended, Glenn was a flight instructor i...

Dec 08 2016

Recount Roundup: Michigan recount starts after judge's order

She also requested recounts in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin . Trump narrowly defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in all three states on his way to victory. But Stein...

Dec 07 2016

Watson, Clemson claim ACC title and await playoff berth

Weve got to focus on what were trying to do, ” the Clemson coach said. On the next play, a run-pass option call let Watson dish to Renfrow for a 15-yard touchdown, giving...

Dec 06 2016

Electoral College is undemocratic

Let's wait until after the Electoral College meets before talking about who hates the system more. "The Electoral College isn't a place, it's not a college, it's a proc...

Dec 02 2016

Trump nominates Pence ally to oversee Medicaid

Hundreds of thousands of people are now newly insured under the IN program, according to a consultant hired by the state to evaluate the first year of HIP 2.0. WSJ also t...

Dec 02 2016

Possible tornado kills 3 in Alabama as storms cross South

Prior to Wednesday's storms, the state had already been battling a severe drought and 11 large wildfires, the governor said. A Baptist church and an entire shopping pla...

Nov 30 2016

Trump suggests 'consequences' for any flag-burners

Naturalized citizens can lose their citizenship if they procured their citizenship by lying on their citizenship applications; the premise there is that legal rights have...

Nov 29 2016

Order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

The Corps says anyone on the property north of the Cannonball River after that date will be trespassing and subject to prosecution. At a news conference on Saturday org...

Nov 29 2016

Trump won presidency but lost popular vote

The final vote tally-one of the slimmest in Michigan's history-is almost equal to the 10,800 seating capacity of the Van Andel Arena in downtown Grand Rapids, for compari...

Nov 27 2016

Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll

LSU's search is winding down, and leaders expect to make a decision by Sunday, a source told The Advocate . During his interim stint at Southern Cal, Orgeron was also...

Nov 27 2016

Donald Trump Blasts 'Ridiculous' Recount Efforts

Doubts remained over whether Stein would follow through on the pledge but just before the deadline on Friday, the Wisconsin Election Commission said it had received recou...

Nov 25 2016

Rob Gronkowski (lung) not expected to play for Patriots in Week 12

NOTES: tom Brady skipped practice, not an unusual occurrence for the 39-year-old quarterback who was listed on the injury report as not participating (knee). Brady's cu...

Nov 24 2016

House GOP nominates Ryan for Speaker

House Democrats decided on Tuesday to delay their leadership elections until after Thanksgiving. " Welcome to the dawn of a new unified Republican government ", Rya...