• Strongest storm in 6 years to bring heavy downpours, mountain snow
Strongest storm in 6 years to bring heavy downpours, mountain snow

High temperatures in Central Oregon will be above freezing today . Another day of rain showers and mild temperatures is expected for the midstate on Wednesday and into the weekend, according to forecasters. In the areas of the foothills that will get rain , somewhere between an inch and two and a half inches are expected. The storm wi...

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  • Supreme Court Delays Decision on Sports Betting Ban
Supreme Court Delays Decision on Sports Betting Ban

There is no clear timetable as to when a brief will be filed by the U.S. Solicitor General. "This is still a longshot and it does not mean they are definitely going to hear the case". What the federal government is saying in effect is you have repealed this law and it's not OK with us that you repealed it. "The court requiring towns to access aff...

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  • Tuesday's Weather: Scattered showers with highs in the upper 50s
Tuesday's Weather: Scattered showers with highs in the upper 50s

Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of 53 and an overnight low of 28. Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind around 6 miles per hour becoming calm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Cooler northerly winds will lower temperatures Tuesday afternoon or evening into Wednesday . Thursday ni...

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  • Man Apparently Sets Himself on Fire Outside Donald Trump's DC Hotel
Man Apparently Sets Himself on Fire Outside Donald Trump's DC Hotel

Police authorities confirmed that they were called to the scene by persons reporting a man "in distress". The man, who has not yet been identified, said the act was in protest of the President-elect's looming inauguration. Almost a million people are expected to be in D.C. this weekend for the inauguration and for the protests accompanying it. ...

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  • President Obama welcomes Chicago Cubs to White House
President Obama welcomes Chicago Cubs to White House

After Obama's statement, he took a last round of questions on a variety of topics including the granting of clemency to Chelsea Manning, Russia's aggression and the efforts of Trump and Republican politicians to repeal Obamacare. "The thing about Obama is that he talked long", said Kumar. Obama said he does not expect either himself, first lady M...

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  • Barack Obama's approval ratings soar high as he prepares to leave office
Barack Obama's approval ratings soar high as he prepares to leave office

And it's not just Trump's behavior during the election that gives Americans pause. With just days until inauguration, polls show that many Americans aren't exactly feeling warmly toward the president-elect. Approval for President George W. Bush in January 2001 was 61 percent, with 25 percent disapproving. Gallup's poll is good news for Presi...

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  • Pruitt's EPA Confirmation Hearing Begins Today In Washington
Pruitt's EPA Confirmation Hearing Begins Today In Washington

Pruitt, the current attorney general of Oklahoma and an ally of his state's oil and gas industry, carefully parsed his language on whether people are causing climate change. The agencies concluded that human-caused global warming was primarily responsible for the risky climate milestone. "Environmental regulations should not occur in an economi...

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  • Trump to be sworn in using two Bibles
Trump to be sworn in using two Bibles

Then, Lincoln called on a nation in the first throes of civil war to listen to the "better angels" of its nature. Obama was the first President to use it since, putting his hand on it during both his 2009 and 2013 swearing-ins. It is part of the collections of the Library of Congress and has been used at three inaugurals: 1861, 2009, and 2013. "A...

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  • Kim Guadagno launches campaign to be NJ governor
Kim Guadagno launches campaign to be NJ governor

Christie's second-in-command has mostly stood by his side for seven years before publicly breaking with him last year over his support of Donald Trump and an increase in the state's gas tax. New Jersey has seen a 22-percent increase in deadly drug overdoses between 2014 and 2015, then a 30-percent increase in heroin deaths in the past year, said th...

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  • Girl rescued from inside chimney
Girl rescued from inside chimney

Officials said she lives next to the vacant house where she was stuck. Once a small hole was created in the chimney, Isabella was able to get out. The child, Isabella Cooke, lived next to the vacant house, and apparently shimmied up a pole at the rear of the house to get on the roof.

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  • Obama slashes sentence of Chelsea Manning
Obama slashes sentence of Chelsea Manning

President Barack Obama has commuted a large portion of Chelsea Manning's sentence , the New York Times reports . A senior administration official said Obama believes Manning is remorseful and has faced "sufficient punishment for the serious crimes she committed".

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  • Ukraine files suit against Russian Federation in Hague court for 'aggression'
Ukraine files suit against Russian Federation in Hague court for 'aggression'

Earlier this month, US intelligence agencies released a report detailing Putin's efforts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election in an attempt to help Trump win. The outgoing vice president avoided commenting directly on the next administration, but reassured nervous European allies that - despite recent comments from President-elect Donald T...

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  • League For Public Policy Reacts To State Of The State Address
League For Public Policy Reacts To State Of The State Address

Snyder said, "We're making progress, but our work is not done yet". "We're lowering the cost of living in MI while increasing the opportunities to serve". Jacobs also wanted to hear more from the governor about fixing the unemployment system, adding the speech was a "little light on Flint". He spent much of his address reviewing successes of the ...

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  • Greitens plans to drop $146 million from Missouri budget
Greitens plans to drop $146 million from Missouri budget

He discussed his plans for to bring more quality, higher paying jobs to Missouri. Greitens said no cuts were made to K-12 education funding, but he cut nearly $9 million in busing aid for public K-12 school districts. A good portion of the address looked at Missouri employment and Right to Work. Eric Greitens is cutting $146 million of spending...

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  • Trump feud with John Lewis widens partisan rifts
Trump feud with John Lewis widens partisan rifts

SEE ALSO: Full list of Congressional Democrats skipping inaugurationABC News reports more than 50 Democratic congresspeople plan on skipping the inauguration. And while it's true that some sections of Lewis' district include blighted urban areas, it also includes wealthy suburbs such as Buckhead, and commercial parts of town that include the worl...

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  • Angry residents in Gwinnett County call on commissioner to resign
Angry residents in Gwinnett County call on commissioner to resign

The NACCP said the incident illustrated why a collection of civil rights groups and residents filed a lawsuit a year ago asking a court to review commission districts which they said were drawn to prevent minorities from getting elected. Gwinnett is the second-most populous county in Georgia. About 40 percent of the county's population is white, a...

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  • McKesson Agrees To Pay $150M In Pill Shipment Case
McKesson Agrees To Pay $150M In Pill Shipment Case

The U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. attorney for West Virginia's northern district announced the settlement in a news release Tuesday. Tuesday's accord came after McKesson in 2008 reached a $13.25 million settlement resolving claims that it failed to design and implement an effective system to detect and report suspiciously large or freque...

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  • President Obama Pardons Oscar Lopez Rivera; Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Celebrate
President Obama Pardons Oscar Lopez Rivera; Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Celebrate

Depending on who's doing the talking, Lopez-Rivera was either a unsafe terrorist who used booby trap bombs and other weapons or he was a freedom fighter who became a political prisoner since being convicted of seditious conspiracy and on weapons charges.

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  • Little Elm police officer reportedly shot in the line of duty
Little Elm police officer reportedly shot in the line of duty

An officer was shot Tuesday after police responded to reports of a man with a gun. He fired multiple shots from inside the house and eventually struck Walker, he said. Officials said the man is still barricaded inside the home with the weapon. Access to the neighborhood has also been blocked off in the ongoing standoff.

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  • Hall of Fame first baseman Willie McCovey pardoned by Obama
Hall of Fame first baseman Willie McCovey pardoned by Obama

The president forgave the slugger's conviction on tax-evasion charges in 1995. McCovey, 79, a first baseman, hit 521 home runs in 22 major league seasons, 19 with the Giants and three with the San Diego Padres and Oakland A's, and set a still-existing major league record with 18 grand slams before retiring in 1980.

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  • Budget plan includes free tuition, tax relief
Budget plan includes free tuition, tax relief

The budget would spend an additional $750 million on economic development programs, $567 million on Medicaid and $163 million to help provide free college tuition for families earning less than $125,000 a year, an idea Cuomo called a "national precedent in college affordability".

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  • Jupiter Has Passed, But New Winter Storm Could Hit Next Week
Jupiter Has Passed, But New Winter Storm Could Hit Next Week

The storm itself may be a memory in the middle of the country, but many states are still dealing with the aftermath. Strong storms moved through Houston on Monday morning, following a night of storms in Texas. The latest weather conditions can be found on the front page of every Patch.com site in the United States including the 12 New Hampshire P...

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  • Search for father, toddler swept into ocean suspended
Search for father, toddler swept into ocean suspended

The U.S. Coast Guard is looking for a man and a young boy who were swept out to sea along the southern coast of Oregon. The man's wife saw the whole incident happen and called authorities. The Coast Guard searched the area with two helicopters and a motor life boat, while OSP troopers used ATVs to look for the victims. Meanwhile, FAA officials no...

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  • Leaked Audio Finds Michigan Mayor Allegedly Comparing Blacks To Chimpanzees
Leaked Audio Finds Michigan Mayor Allegedly Comparing Blacks To Chimpanzees

Shortly after the statement was released , Fouts took to Facebook to say he has no intentions of resigning. Fouts issued a similar denial last month, following the release of recordings containing disparaging remarks about disabled people.

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  • Search suspended for plane that crashed in Lake Erie
Search suspended for plane that crashed in Lake Erie

Dive teams searched the water on Tuesday for remaining debris and human remains. At a news conference held in Cleveland, authorities said that Tuesday's dives would be the last to be conducted due to conditions in the water. The group was leaving Cleveland after attending a Cleveland Cavaliers game and were headed home to Columbus. The plane, w...

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  • Markeith Loyd added to U.S. Marshals' top 15 Most Wanted list
Markeith Loyd added to U.S. Marshals' top 15 Most Wanted list

Debra Clayton when she tried to detain him at a Walmart on Princeton Street. It was also announced that Crimeline has received over 1,400 tips from the community, and the reward has been raised to $125,000. Clayton was posthumously promoted to the rank of lieutenant. It was not clear if Loyd has entered a plea or retained an attorney. He is als...

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  • Dish Network to drop WTVY and WRGX
Dish Network to drop WTVY and WRGX

DISH Network customers will find themselves without KOLO Channel 8, the Reno ABC affiliate, starting Tuesday after a conflict over carriage terms, according to a press release from the station. "Dish has not "decided to stop carrying" the broadcaster's signals", the statement said. "Gray is simply trying to use consumers as pawns in an effort to ga...

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  • Idina Menzel to perform at Vina Robles
Idina Menzel to perform at Vina Robles

An artist pre-sale will also begin at 10 a.m. local time on January 18. She also starred on TV's " Glee ", but " Frozen " might be her proudest moment: "Let It Go" was the first song by a Tony victor to make Billboard's Hot 100 top 10. "Only by the end of the challenging performance did she start to show a slight bit of vocal strain", he wrote. M...

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  • Feminist Group Removed from Women's March
Feminist Group Removed from Women's March

The Women's march is sponsored by the Catholics for Choice, the Center for Reproductive Rights, NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation, National Abortion Federation, National Center for Lesbian Rights, National Institute for Reproductive Health, and Planned Parenthood.

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  • Pit Bull Attack Leaves Child Dead, 2 Injured in Atlanta
Pit Bull Attack Leaves Child Dead, 2 Injured in Atlanta

The boy, identified as Logan Braatz, was killed, while 5-year-old Syrai Sanders survived the attack and is in the hospital with critical injuries. An Atlanta Police spokesman said a group of elementary-aged kids were walking to school when the attack happened.

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