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Unemployment Rate Down in 119 Counties Over the previous year

The 5.0% rate in the month of November puts Chambers County towards the lower end of unemployed counties in the state. The unemployment rate in Chambers County has dropped to 5.0% in the month on November. Massachusetts' jobless rate for Novemb...

US Census Bureau: More people leaving IL than any other state

Utah was the fasting-growing state, with a 2 percent increase, and reached 3.1 million people. Illinois' population loss was nearly four times larger than West Virginia which came in second, with 9,951 people estimated to have left the state.

Mom who left son in freezing vehicle appeared under the influence

Authorities were able to piece her steps together to a Conoco store on the 600 block of East 120th Avenue where a manager showed police surveillance video. According to the affidavit, the National Weather Service recorded the regional temperature as ...

Canadian astronaut Hadfield salutes John Glenn

The last of America's first astronauts has left us, but propelled by their example we know that our future here on Earth compels us to keep reaching for the heavens. During the flight, Glenn uttered a phrase that he would repeat frequently througho...

President-elect Donald Trump to attend Army-Navy game

To top it off, Navy lost starting quarterback Will Worth and starting slotback Toneo Gulley in the game for the rest of the season due to foot injuries. If two teams are going to play in the biggest rivalry in sports, they should look good doing it...

California to weigh funding immigration lawyers

He continued, "whether you actively worked to oppose the next President, or stayed silent hoping he would go away, it is now up to all of us to preserve California and protect its people". Dubbed "due process for all" in a summary document obtained b...

Ex-CIA boss Petraeus leaked information for personal benefit, says Snowden

That would be a mistake. He is not, to be sure, the only qualified candidate. Donald Trump has yet to announce his pick, but is said to have widened the field of candidates. In short, Petraeus is far more than a narrow-minded military man. Petrae...

Deadly storms add to drought, flood and fires plaguing South

Alabama Power has reported that approximately 3,500 customers are without power as a result of the strong band of storms overnight. A total of five people have been killed after severe storms and at least two confirmed tornados passed through Ten...

House passes defense bill with biggest troop pay raise in years

The bill also stops the Army drawdown with an order to keep 476,000 soldiers in the Army. The massive bill put the Pentagon's base budget at $559.2 billion, while allowing it to take another $59.5 billion from a war fund named the Overseas Contin...

Washington in Hunt For College Football Playoffs Following Apple Cup

Washington's best football season in 16 years resulted in a record number of Huskies players voted first-team All-Pac-12, as announced by the conference Tuesday afternoon. Washington's John Ross ranks among the most dynamic big-play threats i...

Authorities won't use force to remove protesters

The Corps has ordered the protesters to leave federal land, but the Corps says it has no plans to forcibly remove anyone. But those who choose to stay do so at their own risk as emergency, fire, medical, and law enforcement response can not be adeq...

Harvard Professors Weigh in on Stein's Efforts to Recount Votes

MI was the final state to certify the presidential outcome. The charges come amid a recount of presidential votes in up to three battleground states, an effort joined by Hillary Clinton despite decidedly tamped-down expectations that the election...

Alt-Right Leader 'Disappointed' in Trump's Disavowal

Trump was asked about the conference on Tuesday during a wide-ranging, on-the-record conversation with the Times . Spencer told the Times he does not believe Trump should be considered alt-right. Trump has been accused of fanning the flames of...

Keep it Local with Small Business Saturday

Lisa Klenke, part owner of Calhoun's, said Saturday's event has gotten to be a bigger and bigger every year. "When you shop local, your dollar means twice as much", Bloom said. Next door, Red Beard's Outfitter, a new outdoor store, is getting ready...

No. 20 Baylor rallies to beat No. 10 Louisville in Bahamas

That was followed by Rose's putback, Enechionyia's lay-in, two made free throws by Alston, and consecutive 3s from Alston and Damion Moore. In the first half, the Bears had difficulty against Louisville's length, pressure and defensive prowess.

Obama Administration's Overtime Expansion Rule Blocked by Federal Judge in Texas

The regulation sought to shrink the so-called "white-collar exemption" and more than double the salary threshold under which employers must pay overtime to their workers. He warns that it's not clear what President elect Donald Trump will do on this ...

Education secretary urges states to end corporal punishment of students

Many schools in NY and across the country are developing new disciplinary measures that de-emphasize punishment and move away from practices that inflict harm on students. "These data and disparities shock the conscience", King wrote . In Minneapoli...

Twitter boss briefly suspended from his own network

Attempts to visit Dorsey's account around 6 p.m. yielded a standard message indicating his account had been suspended. On Wednesday morning that number was at 1.67 million. We have reached out to Twitter for comment. One of twitters largest social me...

Delhi Air Pollution Shuts Down Schools for Three Days

Why couldn't you deploy helicopters for sprinkling water to improve air quality? PM2.5 levels between 301 and 500 are classified as "hazardous" in which everyone faces the risk of respiratory effects; those above 500 are beyond the official index, ...

Gold Star family of slain California soldier booed on flight

Stewart Perry says his family was booed bringing their son home from Afghanistan. Several passengers in first class began to boo and complain, Perry told the Stockton paper. Perry said they weren't able to thank that pilot because of the rush, but ...

Area under freeze warning this weekend

You'll need a coat as you head out Sunday morning as well. Highs in the upper 60s on Monday with sunny skies. Temperatures will fall below 32 degrees overnight tonight across the entire area. On average, the first freeze of the season for Oklahoma...

Trump's lobbyist ban complicates administration hiring

Throughout the campaign, the president-elect vowed to "drain the swamp" of Washington , partly by decreasing the role of lobbyists and "special interests" in policymaking. Some of the alleged internal fights have been attributed to Trump's son-in-la...

Wichita police investigating fatal shooting, missing infant

They have now identified the mother, Laura Abarca-Nogueda. Abarca's father called the authorities when he returned home from work and found his 27-year-old girlfriend had been shot. Police believe the child may be headed toward Kansas City. She was...

Melania Trump, Michelle Obama sit down for tea in the White House

Neither man has addressed post-election protests in several major cities, including NY and Washington, where demonstrators have criticized Trump's inflammatory rhetoric about African-Americans, Latinos, women, and Muslims. The view, Trump said, was "...

Republicans rally behind Ryan, start to forge legislative plans for Trump agenda

But for now, Ryan appears to have secured enough Republican support to quell calls for his ouster, according to those monitoring the closed meeting. "I haven't heard from him what he wants to change - what's going to be different the next two years...

Deputy responding to call about suspicious person killed

Authorities are now conducting a man hunt for Machado. Christianson said Wallace, a 20-year veteran, was investigating a suspicious vehicle at a park east of Modesto, in California's Central Valley, at 8:24 a.m. The deputy killed on Sunday would be...

Voters Cast Midnight Ballots in New Hampshire

Clinton registered her first "win" in the 2016 elections by four votes to two against her Republican rival Donald Trump soon after midnight in the remote northeastern part of the US. Hart's Location was the first town to begin the tradition of ear...

Michigan DNR offers tips to deer hunters with season near

According to the Department of Natural Resources, more than 68,000 deer were registered after the first weekend. DNR officials predict the total harvest this year will range from 165,000 to 185,000 deer. Hunters will be able to go out on two Sun...

Judge sets schedule for Trump University trial

But there is also a lawsuit against Trump University pending in NY, lodged by the state's attorney general, Eric Schneiderman. Curiel said it would be wise if the two sides settled the case and Petrocelli said he was open to the help of another f...

FYI: Veteran's Day Parade Downtown on November 11

Other sponsors are American Legion Post 115, Disabled American Veterans, VFW Post 1448 and Ladies Auxiliary, American Legion Post 1 and Auxiliary, Marine Corps League SW Det. He was an Army signal analyst for military intelligence who served in Afgha...

Donald Trump's Victory Sets Off Protests On Both Coasts

Up to 100 people gathered in downtown Oakland , Calif., to protest the presidential election result, KTVU reported . One woman, however, was critically injured after being intentionally struck by a passing motorist during a protest in Berkeley.

Please change your mind, Don urges Hillary's early voters

Trump's daughters, Ivanka and Tiffany, as well as his daughter-in-law Laura, will continue to campaign throughout the week in several of the swing states including Michigan, Ohio, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. And on Wednesday morning, she stop...

Obama's final push: Whirlwind 3-state tour for Clinton

But Trump claimed just hours later that Obama had yelled at the man."Didn't just make it up, but said the exact opposite of what had happened, with impunity", he said. She headed to Grand Valley State University in Allendale, outside Grand Rapids, wh...

National Enquirer Shielded Donald Trump From Playboy Model's Affair Allegation

The company refuted that it bought the story for $150,000, instead claiming it purchased it in exchange for McDougal being given her own two years' worth of fitness columns and magazine covers. She and American Media Inc. - the Enquirer's parent ...

Democrats say Donald Trump, Republicans are intimidating voters in 4 states

Arguments in the case will be heard by U.S. District Judge James Gwin. Meanwhile, Trump's supposed problem with Republicans isn't showing up in the polls , either. A poll from Politico and Morning Consult had similar results. I assert that our vot...

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Human remains found in Missouri identified as missing woman

Almost 10 years earlier, Yust had been seen with Kopetsky multiple times in the months leading up to her disappearance. Before she vanished, she had tried to end a volatile on-aga...

Indiana's AG urged to appeal abortion ruling

In her decision, Judge Pratt says, quote, "The burdens it creates on women ... which are significant even if not overwhelming, dramatically outweigh the benefits, making the burden...

Texting and driving enforcement campaign begins Tuesday

Despite the fact that using a hand held cell phone or texting while driving is illegal in New Jersey, the practice appears to be widespread. The video equates distracted driving an...

White House officials offer change to health care bill

Also at Monday evening's meeting with conservatives were White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and budget director Mick Mulvaney. Repealing Obama's law has been a paramount GOP...

Home intruder shot dead while taking a shower

Police say the homeowner, a man, found a screen taken off a window on his property and then noticed a door had been kicked in. The victim was shot multiple times with a handgun bef...

US wants China to take action to stop North Korea nuke tests

The rehearsals refer to Foal Eagle and Key Resolve against North Korean provocations that began on March 1 for a two-month run in the South. Most of the officials were based in C...

Come look at intel material, White House tells House panel

The Times reported that Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence at the NSC, and Michael Ellis , a White House lawyer who previously worked on the House intelligen...

Another significant severe weather day expected on Tuesday

Each day focuses on a different topic, and today's is severe thunderstorms. Storms will develop along the dry line and generally move to the east. Storms are expected to continue...

Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson roll into Match Play quarters

After winning both the Genesis Open and the WGC Mexico Championship, Johnson has taken time off in recent weeks in a bid to help him peak ahead of the Masters. "I'd rather go up to...

Louisiana Jury Finds Officer Guilty in Fatal Shooting of 6-Year-Old

Stafford had previously been charged with Murder and Attempted Murder in the shooting death of 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis and the shooting of Jeremy's father Chris Few. Video from a ...

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Las Vegas casino panic over suspected robber in pig mask

Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Carlos Hank said a high-end watch store in the hotel was burglarized by armed suspects. One witness describes seeing a man wearing a pig mask a...

How will Cincinnati-area representatives vote on Obamacare replacement?

How will Cincinnati-area representatives vote on Obamacare replacement?

The Republicans crafted a narrow bill centered on tax cuts no Democrat can support. The provision mandating coverage for essential health benefits was included in the ACA to prev...

Syria conflict: Aircraft pound rebel-held eastern Damascus

The intensity of the Syrian army's counterattack on Monday forced the rebels to retreat from most of the areas they captured that day in an industrial area that separated Qaboun fr...

Mobile 'ghost calling' glitch causing long 911 hold times in Dallas

Mobile 'ghost calling' glitch causing long 911 hold times in Dallas

The rogue calls clog up the lines for hours at a time. On March 11, the night little Brandon Alex died; the glitch left 442 callers on hold for an average of 38 minutes. Emergenc...

McDonald's employee jumps through drive-thru window to help officer

McDonald's employee jumps through drive-thru window to help officer

He was serving breakfast to a woman and her two kids, when he noticed something unusual. "I see she's like inflating her neck, like trying to breathe", Pedro Viloria told WPLG ...