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Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Behind On Fundraising Goals

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Behind On Fundraising Goals

Funds are being collected in Christmas kettles throughout the city, at all Salvation Army facilities and online. Initially, there was speculation about whether there would be a fine for Ezekiel's touchdown stunt. But after Elliott's stunt on Sunday Night Donations shot through the roof. The boost comes at a time with The Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign is down about 16 percent nationally, as of Friday, Busroe said , likely the result of bad weather. Read More

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Wreaths Across America makes it way to Andersonville National Cemetery

Wreaths Across America makes it way to Andersonville National Cemetery

This year, 2,400 were to be placed at grave sites of an estimated 8,000 veterans buried at the cemetery. Members from Tioga High school's JROTC color guard were present, and Taps was played by Taylor Kubes, a ninth grader at Tioga High. "It's all well and good and fitting that we all honor the lives of these veterans", he said. "We have to continue to honor them for all they have done for us". Read More

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Communities Declaring Snow Emergencies and Parking Regulations

Communities Declaring Snow Emergencies and Parking Regulations

A Snow Emergency Parking Ban has been declared effective Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 12:00 A.M. The ban shall be effective six hours later at 6:00 AM. The City of Fort Atkinson is declaring a snow emergency beginning at midnight on Saturday and continuing until midnight on Monday. During the snow emergency, do not park any vehicle on any street in Monona. Read More

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Winter Storm Warning In Effect

Winter Storm Warning In Effect

It's expected for the precipitation to become all snow again before the advisory ends Saturday . Counties to the west could see 1 to 3 inches of snow Friday afternoon into evening, before the snow mixes with or changes to sleet and freezing rain. Read More

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Chris Young Announces CMA-Sponsored TOYS FOR TOTS Drive

Chris Young Announces CMA-Sponsored TOYS FOR TOTS Drive

Marine Corps. "We are grateful to be able to assist the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation again this year with their important mission", said PODS' Chief Marketing Officer, George Spowart. The local Toys for Tots campaign is in its final week. "This is wonderful to have this many people actually care and to donate their hard-earned money that they work for and just to give little kids and put a smile on their faces for Christmas", said Marine Lance Corporal Edward Leshore. Read More

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Flight diverted to New York's JFK airport due to bomb threat

Officials did not have any information about the nature of the threat. Authorities checking threat to Lufthansa plane at JFK Airport. "The flight landed safely in New York City at 8.34 pm EST". Coleman said the 530 people onboard were in the process of leaving the aircraft and no injuries had been reported. "Passengers disembarked and LH staff will take care of them". Read More

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FAU pursuing Lane Kiffin to coach

FAU pursuing Lane Kiffin to coach

Whoever the next coach is, Houston is trying to require an excessive buyout to they can't leave after a couple of seasons without paying a substantial penalty, a source said. Former Bucs coach Schiano, now the co-defensive coordinator at Ohio State could look at this as a way to get a head-coaching gig with an eye to move up/on ASAP. Read More

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'Time' Magazine Names Donald Trump Person Of The Year

'Time' Magazine Names Donald Trump Person Of The Year

WASHINGTON - Time magazine on Wednesday named Donald Trump its Person of the Year, bestowing what the president-elect called an "honor" even as he derided the idea that he'll lead "the Divided States of America". "I don't think that we have ever seen one person operating in such an unconventional way and have an impact on the events of the year quite like this, "Gibbs said. Read More

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Dog visits hospital to say goodbye to her dying owner

Dog visits hospital to say goodbye to her dying owner

Michelle says Ryan's beloved dog will remain with the family. Mollie the pup comforted her owner, Ryan Jessen, in the final moments of his life thanks to a hospital bending the rules and allowing the pet to stay by his bedside. His sister said in a message that a 17-year-old boy would receive Ryan Jessen's heart. Our thoughts with Ryan's family and with Mollie. "I wish Ryan could know what a difference his heart will make for that young man", she wrote. Read More

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Michigan GOP elector launches website urging vote for Trump

Electors who vote against the popular vote of their state are considered faithless electors. To sum up, we do need the Electoral College, more now than ever before. Thirty-seven Electors are needed to either change their vote from Donald Trump to another qualified individual, or to abstain from voting. Yes she did, but in California Clinton won 5,860,714 votes and Trump won 3,151,821 votes. Read More

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Ohio governor tells electors not to vote for him over Trump

People who don't want Donald Trump as president are working electors over in Texas and elsewhere to change their vote. "Although there might be some fall-off, Donald Trump will be president". They played around with the idea of the "moral electors" as being a step up from "faithless electors" before moving on to Hamilton Electors in honor of the founding father (it also can't hurt that Hamilton the Musical is so hot right now). Read More

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Special uniforms unveiled for the annual Army-Navy game

Special uniforms unveiled for the annual Army-Navy game

In 1963, the Army-Navy game was held just eight days after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a Navy hero in World War II. The Black Knights will attempt to break a 14-game losing streak in the historic game. "The Midshipmen won 21-17 in Philadelphia last season, scoring the winning touchdown on Keenan Reynolds" 50-yard pass to Jamir Tillman with 5:51 left. Read More

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Hawaii gets snow and winter weather warning

Hawaii gets snow and winter weather warning

Hawaii's highest peak Mauna Kea is expected to get another foot of snow on Sunday apart from the two feet which fell since Thursday, according to National Weather Service. Additional snow accumulations are possible Sunday night. Winter has arrived on the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, where snow began accumulating overnight with up to a foot expected, CBS affiliate KGMB reports. Read More

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Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court

Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court

Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton by 10,704 votes in MI. The recount campaign, led by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein , cited financial difficulties when deciding to withdraw the case. Together, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin - all of which voted Democrat in the last two presidential elections - carry enough electoral votes to flip the election. Read More

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Army Corps blocks route of Dakota Access oil pipeline

Army Corps blocks route of Dakota Access oil pipeline

Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will not be granting the easement to cross Lake Oahe for the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline ". Members of the Standing Rock Sioux, whose reservation lies near the pipeline route, have opposed a proposal for the $3.8bn project to pass under the Missouri River at a point close to their homes. Read More

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Son of a Cirque du Soleil founder killed on set

The performance of Tuesday's show was canceled due to the incident. The employee was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. In 2013, Cirque du Soleil performer Sarah Guillot-Guyard fell almost 100 feet to the floor "after the wire rope from which she was suspended broke", CNN noted. Read More

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Carr overcomes injury as Raiders edge Panthers

But despite all that, the Panthers were in position to drive for the tying or go-ahead score. They are going to give someone a heart attack with their come from behind victories. Oh, and along the way, Carr wrecked the little finger on his throwing hand. Jonathan Stewart scored on short runs following Carr's fumble and his interception to Thomas Davis when he returned. Read More

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Trump's welcome stand on illegal immigration | Guy W. Farmer commentary

Trump's welcome stand on illegal immigration | Guy W. Farmer commentary

San Jose leaders have not weighed in on the county proposal, but Mayor Sam Liccardo recently reiterated support for the local immigrant community, saying that the city has "got your back" on issues related to new federal policy. Los Angeles, which in 1979 became the first city to specifically bar officers from stopping people to ask about their immigration status, could lose as much as $500 million of its $9 billion budget. Read More

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Choosing Romney would be seen as betrayal, Trump aide warns

Choosing Romney would be seen as betrayal, Trump aide warns

In nominating Romney, Trump would be signaling his willingness to heal campaign wounds and reach out to traditional Republicans who were deeply skeptical of his experience and temperament. House member to endorse Trump and now a member of his transition team - told CNN's "New Day ". Despite Sunday's comments, Conway, who may be in line to be the next White House press secretary, said she would "respect" Trump's ultimate decision. Read More

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Missing mum found alive three weeks after she vanished

Missing mum found alive three weeks after she vanished

They say she flagged down a motorist on the freeway near County Road 17. The officers also told dispatchers that the woman was heavily battered. It has been reported that her hands were also bound. "They are taking their time". Koester provided few details about her sister's reunion with family members and what Papini may have said about the past three weeks. Read More

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3 dead, at least 5 sickened after Thanksgiving dinner

3 dead, at least 5 sickened after Thanksgiving dinner

With the help of a local church, the veterans' organization hosted a dinner for those who would have otherwise dined alone, complete with turkey, stuffing, green beans and other Thanksgiving fare. Balladares said she did not know what organisation was responsible for preparing the meals, but said it was a non- profit group serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal to roughly 835 people. Read More

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White Nationalists Heil Hitler, Praise Trump at DC Summit

White Nationalists Heil Hitler, Praise Trump at DC Summit

At one point the discussion reportedly turned to how the "lying media" bashed Trump to protect Jewish people. Spencer's chants were met by applause, cheers and Nazi salutes by several group members. "Because it's not him", Trump said. "Brietbart is just a publication". However, he has not attacked the issue with the zest he has shown in his criticism of Saturday Night Live, the cast of " Hamilton " or the New York Times . Read More

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US President-elect Donald Trump appeals for unity

US President-elect Donald Trump appeals for unity

Carrier, a division of United Technologies Corp. of Hartford, Conn., responded with a tweet about an hour later: "Carrier has had discussions with the incoming administration and we look forward to working together". "They'll be looking for things like chemistry, experience, a similar vision into what the president-elect and vice president elect are trying to do with this administration", Miller said. Read More

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Roy Cooper's Lead Grows to 6000+ as McCrory Refuses to Admit Loss

As counties across North Carolina continue to count absentee and provisional ballots, Roy Cooper's campaign said Friday his lead over Pat McCrory has grown to more than 7,400 votes statewide and is expected to get larger. "The truth is this election was administered by Republicans appointed by Governor McCrory himself", responded Cooper campaign spokesman Ford Porter. A Republican lawyer questioned the tally's accuracy, but the board's Republican chairman, William Brian Jr., said all evidence ... Read More

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