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City services adjusted for Thanksgiving week

City services adjusted for Thanksgiving week

Cheyenne Aquatic Center - Closed Thursday and Friday. Little Rock: Offices will be closed Thursday. The Daily Astorian offices are closed Thursday, but the newspaper is printed and delivered as usual. Open until 1 p.m. Friday. Little Rock Recycling: Thursday's routes will be picked up on Friday. City of Owensboro government offices , including City Hall and the Parks Administration Building, will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday as well. Read More

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No. 13 OR beats Tennessee 69-65 in OT in Maui

No. 13 OR beats Tennessee 69-65 in OT in Maui

In his second game of the season, Dillon Brooks made the game-winning 3-pointer that propelled No. 13 OR to a 69-65 victory over Tennessee in the Maui Invitational. Brown finished with nine points, and he and Koenig were the only two Badgers to hit from long range. Tennessee boasts a talented roster of young players, as 46 percent of the their points have come from freshmen... Read More

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O'Hare workers delay strike until after Thanksgiving weekend

O'Hare workers delay strike until after Thanksgiving weekend

The workers last week voted to hold a strike and on Monday announced the date. The walkout is part of a "national day of disruption" in 340 cities, according to Fight for 15 , an global workers' movement. Chicago's Aviation Department told CNN Money that the strike likely won't interfere with the airport's service. Some holiday travelers are nervous, however. Read More

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Trump the dealmaker keeps any Cabinet decisions under wraps

Trump the dealmaker keeps any Cabinet decisions under wraps

Critics have expressed concern that Trump's many hotels, condominiums and golf courses could be venues through which people could curry favor with the incoming president. Another of Trump's meetings Sunday was with Marine Corps General John F. Kelly, former commander of the U.S. Southern Command. Trump said this would create millions of high-paying jobs. Read More

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Pelosi promises more influence for junior Democrats

Pelosi promises more influence for junior Democrats

The last time House Democrats looked past the No. 2 for their next leader was when John Nance Garner became minority leader in 1929. "We've got to address that, and we got to address it quickly". Speaker Tom Foley was defeated for re-election to his House seat when Republicans took over after the 1994 landslide. The congressman has been successful in funneling hundreds of millions of dollars over the past 14 years. Read More

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EPA orders 3-month testing at Flint water plant

EPA orders 3-month testing at Flint water plant

It has been more than a year since state officials acknowledged that Flint's water was tainted with risky levels of lead, and more than two years since residents began complaining about problems with the water in the wake of a decision by a state-appointed emergency manager to switch the supply source to the Flint River to save money. Read More

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Schumer tapped as Senate minority leader; McConnell reelected

He said West Virginians were so angry they were willing to overlook "offensive rhetoric" from Donald Trump, adding: "If that's not a wake-up call I really don't know what is". Democrats will have some leverage because on important issues, they'll likely force Republicans to garner 60 votes to end filibusters. McConnell's re-election was almost a foregone conclusion, as he is widely popular among Republicans and his election was by acclimation on Wednesday. Read More

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FBI joins search for dead Kansas woman's newborn

Wichita police Sgt. Nikki Woodrow says the girl's father isn't considered a suspect. However, if they identify a suspect, they said that they would issue an alert "immediately". She was found in her home Thursday with fatal gunshot wounds. The 6-day-old girl was last seen around noon on Thursday. Investigators were looking for a purple 1997 Cadillac, but said they have contacted the occupant. Read More

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Thousands of Seattle students walk out of school to protest Trump

Thousands of Seattle students walk out of school to protest Trump

Footage from CNN affiliates showed lines of demonstrators on sidewalks, stretching across several blocks. Some held signs or banners saying "we are not criminals" and "make racists afraid again". DCPS stands for District of Columbia public schools. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Read More

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A look at Trump's immigrations plans by the numbers

Obama also said, "On the deferred action program that we have known as DACA that relates to Dreamers who are now benefiting from these provisions, I will urge the president-elect and the incoming administration to think long and hard before they are endangering the status of what for all practical purposes are American kids". Read More

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#USElection2016: Paul Ryan congratulates Trump on victory

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has spoken with Republican President-elect Donald Trump and said he hopes to have a good working relationship with the newly elected United States President. "We talked about the work ahead of us and the importance of bringing our country together", he said. Ryan was also forced to deny recent rumours that he would not be continuing as speaker, suggesting he was intending to run for re-election, although he did not comment on whether or not he had discussed his ... Read More

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Firefighters make progress on containing Pinnacle blaze

Meanwhile authorities evacuated dozens of homes in Rabun County after the Rock Mountain Fire grew to more than 2,600 acres, Burnett said. The North Carolina Forest Service announced Friday that the mandatory evacuations included parts of Chimney Rock Village, residents and businesses on Boys Camp Road, from the Highway 74 intersection to the end of Boys Camp Road. Read More

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Clinton wins early votes in tiny New Hampshire hamlets

Clinton wins early votes in tiny New Hampshire hamlets

According to the laws of New Hampshire, any community that has fewer than 100 voters would be able to cast their votes at midnight and close the polls as soon as every registered voter casts his vote. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, received four votes during the primary. The tally was announced in a matter of minutes: four votes for Clinton and two for Trump. Read More

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Buckeyes Throttle Terps, 62-3

Buckeyes Throttle Terps, 62-3

Maryland ranks 12th in the Big Ten in total defense, giving up 430.2 yards per game, which is ahead of just Purdue and Rutgers. But the Nittany Lions, who entered Saturday's bout in Bloomington with the No. Maryland , like the Knights, is no stranger to Big Ten struggle, as the team sits just above their weekend opponents in conference standings. ■ Time: 3:30 p.m. Read More

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President Obama Still Thinks Donald Trump is 'Unqualified' to Be President

The Obamas and the Trumps did not pose for a picture together after the press conference, unlike when the Bushes and Obamas met at the White House for a similar post-election meeting in 2008. And in the meantime, Michelle has had a chance to greet the incoming First Lady. Kellyanne Conway, Trump's campaign manager, said the issue wasn't discussed with the Democratic nominee when Clinton called Trump to concede the election . Read More

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Estranged Wife of Man Whose Body Found in SC Now in Custody

Kohlhepp insisted to her mother that there are no other victims, she said. "His motorcycle was stolen, he went to get another one", Brackman told CNN sister network HLN earlier this week. "Todd was not a monster", Tague said of her son in the CBS interview. Carver's family credited his disappearance for helping lead investigators to Kohlhepp, his brother Nathan told ABC News, "The story happened for a reason". Read More

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Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew

Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew

NY police made 11 disorderly conduct arrests during Friday protests , but the demonstrations remained peaceful. Angry crowds gathered once again outside the 58-story Trump Tower , the President-elect's home in NY. The newly formed protest group Portland's Resistance said the property damage "had absolutely nothing to do with our group" but was caused by a separate band of protesters, something police have also said. Read More

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Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence casts his vote

Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence casts his vote

Pence was introduced in Saturday's rally by US House Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland), who had been a MI campaign co-chairman for the presidential bid of Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) in the primaries. Kaine said the decision was now in the hands of voters. "Recently, we've seen Donald Trump at the podium nearly coaching himself", Browder said. "The 1st Congressional District, in my opinion, will be the largest vote-getter for Donald Trump in the state of MI", he said. Read More

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USA election: The states that are too close to call

Clinton. Trump appealed to many white working-class voters who believed their economic standing was being eroded by immigration. As for Trump, the majority of voters didn't see him as having the temperament to be commander-in-chief. The action will roll from east coast to west, from predawn voting in New Hampshire to late-night poll closes in Alaska. An exit poll by CNN however found that only four in 10 voters were optimistic that Obama's successor would do any better than he has ... Read More

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2 children and woman killed, 3 hurt in Newark stabbing

2 children and woman killed, 3 hurt in Newark stabbing

Three others were hurt. That came as the search continued Sunday for 26-year-old Jeremy Arrington whom police consider a "person of interest" in the case. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka told a press conference: "It is hard for me to even speak about this, having young children of my own". "We can not harbor this individual, we can not hide this individual", Baraka said. Read More

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Heritage College closes 10 vocational sites, citing finances

Heritage College closes 10 vocational sites, citing finances

The campus locations included suburban Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio; Denver; Fort Myers and Jacksonville, Florida; Little Rock, Arkansas; Kansas City, Missouri; Oklahoma City; and Wichita, Kansas. ITT's accreditor had reported the chain failed to meet several basic standards, and ITT was investigated over allegations of misleading students about the quality of programs. Read More

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