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Unemployment continues its decline in the region

Unemployment continues its decline in the region

In 2016, 71 counties were above the comparable, unadjusted annual state unemployment of 5 percent, while 46 were below the state and three (Carroll, Meade and Crittenden counties) were the same rate. "While this is a positive economic indicator, there are thousands of good-paying jobs now available in IN that require in-demand skills". A total of 287 people was looking for work in March, down 21.4 percent from February (down 27.9 percent since March 2016). Read More

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Tennessee Amber Alert: Kidnapped teen back with family, lawyers say

Tennessee Amber Alert: Kidnapped teen back with family, lawyers say

Hotel companies alerted authorities that the two had checked into motels in Oklahoma City and Guymon, Oklahoma, but they were gone by the time police got the tips, the complaint says. Not immediately realizing that he was talking to a wanted fugitive and the subject of a nationwide Amber Alert, Barry says he took pity on the supposedly down-on-his-luck man and his "wife", giving him $40 in cash and buying $15 worth of gas. Read More

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Two More People Charged in Genital Mutilation Case

Two More People Charged in Genital Mutilation Case

District Court and will remain locked pending a detention hearing at 1 p.m. Wednesday, when a judge will decide whether to grant them bond or keep them behind bars. According to the complaint , some of the minor victims allegedly traveled inter-state to have Nagarwala perform the procedure, the report said. She also told investigators that her parents instructed her not to talk about the procedure because it was a secret. Read More

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Known DREAMer Deported Under President Trump

Even so, DACA enrollees are being targeted by immigration authorities. On the campaign trail, President Trump indicated he would deport anyone in the country illegally. The details of Montes' story have come under scrutiny since the publication of the USA Today piece. "We believe him", Nora Preciado, a staff attorney with the National Immigration Law Center , which is representing Montes, said in a statement . Read More

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Fort Wayne sees weekly dip in gas prices

Fort Wayne sees weekly dip in gas prices

That's nearly 30 cents higher than one year ago at this time. The area's gas prices are 39 cents a gallon higher that a year ago. Last year, Pittsburgh-area prices increased 73 cents from late-February to mid-June. OPEC and some non-OPEC countries have agreed to cut production to support oil prices. However, IEA noted in the absence of OPEC extending its production cuts, the second half of the year could be more volatile due to a tighter USA supply and lower global oil demand. Read More

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Cuomo, Hillary Make College 'Free' in New York...With Caveats

Cuomo, Hillary Make College 'Free' in New York...With Caveats

In this fashion, runaway tuition inflation has hindered access not only to private universities, but also to public colleges meant to provide a solid, affordable college education for in-state students. If students move out of the state the scholarship is converted to a loan to be repaid. "That could be a condition that might stump students, who might say, 'You know, I'm only getting $1,000 a year, I don't want to be locked into working in NY, because I may want to export and move to ... Read More

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Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation

Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation

Gorsuch's nomination should come as no surprise to the left, but they seem to forget that during the campaign, Trump shared a list of people he would nominate to the Supreme Court if he won. Senate Republicans invoked the "nuclear option" — allowing all future Supreme Court nominees to pass with a 51-vote simple majority instead of the previous 60-vote threshold. Read More

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Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

Arkansas and at least a dozen other states with the death penalty have been keeping secret how and where they are getting the lethal drugs for their death chambers - information that had always been publicly available. Critics of the execution plan say midazolam, a sedative that is meant to mask the effects of drugs that will shut down the inmates' lungs and hearts, is unsuitable because it is not a painkiller and could subject them to a cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the United ... Read More

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Man countersues Trump, says he urged Ky. protesters' removal

Man countersues Trump, says he urged Ky. protesters' removal

Alvin Bamberger was recorded in a video last March pushing a woman, Kashiya Nwanguma, at a pro-Trump rally in Louisville, Kentucky. "If Bamberger is adjudged liable to Nwanguma for his actions, Trump and/or the Trump campaign should be adjudged liable to Bamberger in an equal sum, because Trump and/or the Trump campaign urged and inspired Bamberger to act as he did", read the lawsuit. Read More

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Firms object to drug use in Arkansas executions

The request was filed Wednesday on behalf of Don Davis and Bruce Ward whose executions are set for Monday night. Both corporations have policies to prevent supplies of their drugs ending up in the service of executions, for instance barring distributors from selling to prisons or delivering drugs to other middlemen. Read More

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Trump, Suggests Susan Rice Committed Crime, offering no evidence

Trump, Suggests Susan Rice Committed Crime, offering no evidence

Trump said in an interview with the New York Times . Rice correctly said in her interview that policymakers sometimes request to know the identities of Americans from NSA reports to understand these reports in certain circumstances. "I don't think Bill did anything wrong". Over at the even harder-left MSNBC, anchor Chris Matthews and analyst David Corn tried to outdo each other in implying base motives for the Rice coverage. Read More

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Twitter pulls lawsuit after US government backs down

Twitter pulls lawsuit after US government backs down

It was not immediately clear why the government had withdrawn the summons, or whether it had closed an investigation it said it was conducting. Twitter has dropped a lawsuit it was poised to pursue against the USA government after the Trump administration withdrew pressure it was putting on the tech giant to handover details of a user who had been critical of the President. Read More

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Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error

Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error

Dallas' 156 sirens, normally used to warn of tornadoes and other unsafe weather, were triggered at 11:42 p.m. CDT on Friday. Syed said that they had about 4,400 calls from about 11:30 p.m. "We had no malfunction". Vaz said his office had to carefully shut down the system to make sure they didn't inadvertently damage it and now have to wait for a thorough investigation to make sure it can't be hacked again. Read More

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Journey Wanted Singer Inducted Into Rock Hall

When the induction was announced on December 20, Journey guitarist Neal Shon told Rolling Stone he has not been in regular contact with Perry, but was hoping he would perform with the band at the ceremony. Following the ceremony, the band will take some time off and then spend May performing at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas before hitting the road again this summer. Read More

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Trump explains why he launched air strikes on Syria

Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, one of the European Union's governing bodies, vowed to work with the U.S.to end "brutality" in Syria and blasted the Assad administration's alleged chemical strikes as "barbaric". "The President must get Congressional approval before attacking Syria-big mistake if he does not!" "But unilateral military action without legal authorisation or independent verification risks intensifying a multi-sided conflict that has already killed ... Read More

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Border agency fields pitches for wall

Physical barriers may need to be built in order for certain technologies to operate, but overall the approach depends on the particular stretch of border, he said. "We confront sophisticated and adaptable adversaries and we are dedicated to maintaining our vigilance as we work to counter these threats to our national security", said Kelly, named to his post in January to oversee a DHS staff of 230,000. Read More

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Trump defends Fox News host O'Reilly as 'good person'

Following a joint news conference held by President Donald Trump and Jordan's King Abdullah II, a CNN panel convened to discuss the presser and other news that had recently hit. Following revelations of the sexual harassment settlements, advertisers have been fleeing his highly rated Fox News program. The National Organization for Women has called for him to be fired. Read More

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Federal judge blocks abortion ultrasound mandate

Federal judge blocks abortion ultrasound mandate

The bill , proposed March 3, would prohibit any UW or UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority employees from performing abortions , providing or receiving training in performing abortions outside of a hospital setting and providing any services in private facilities where abortions are performed, according to a statement from the Legislative Reference Bureau. Read More

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North Carolina Wins NCAA Basketball Championship

North Carolina Wins NCAA Basketball Championship

Kennedy Meeks, the man in the middle for North Carolina, finished with 7 points, four fouls and a huge blocked shot. But Williams-Goss almost carried Gonzaga home by himself. But at least the officiating was equally bad on both sides for most of the game, with the exception of this call in the game's final minute when North Carolina led by a single point. Read More

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Florida Senate's bill on Amendment 2 clears first committee

Florida Senate's bill on Amendment 2 clears first committee

It wasn't clear whether a flat tax proposal can pass as the Assessment and Taxation Committee voted Tuesday to send its bill to the Senate. The WV Medical Cannabis Act (SB 386) was up for passage Monday in the House. Those operating dispensaries would have to pay $10,000 each year to renew their permits. In addition to those proposed in Shott's amendment, Pushkin's amendment included more ways marijuana could be consumed, albeit with some limitations, including smoking, oils and edibles. Read More

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Indian Actress Is World's 2nd Most Beautiful Woman

Indian Actress Is World's 2nd Most Beautiful Woman

The Bollywood actress, who, with her endearing charm and her vivid, natural acting, is close to securing her place in Hollywood now, beat famous faces like Angelina Jolie, Emma Watson, Blake Lively and Michelle Obama to nab the honor. Her next stop is silver screen, she is now awaiting the release of her Hollywood debut film " Baywatch ", which is scheduled to hit screens on May 26. Read More

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In DC Visit, Egypt's El-Sissi To Test 'Chemistry' With Trump

In DC Visit, Egypt's El-Sissi To Test 'Chemistry' With Trump

When the two met in September, they walked away praising one another, with Sisi saying Trump shows "deep and great understanding" of the region. Al-Sisi said that when he met Trump in September, while he was a presidential candidate, he knew that he was meeting an extraordinary character, especially when it came to Trump's vision on combating terrorism. Read More

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President Engages in Twitter Offense on Russia Claims

President Engages in Twitter Offense on Russia Claims

He also questioned whether or not the brother of Clinton's campaign manager, John Podesta, had received money to help lift Russian sanctions and asked if Clinton knew about it. And Nick Merrill, who was Clinton's campaign spokesman, recently cast Trump's Twitter fixation on Clinton as an existential dilemma, asking Trump in a tweet : "Don't you have 300 million constituents to serve?" "It would be the electric chair, OK?" During the election, Trump went after Clinton at every chance ... Read More

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Texas, Louisiana brace for possible flooding and tornadoes

National Weather Service warned that it was a "particularly risky situation". The storm whipped up 100 miles per hour winds, according to the National Weather Service. Edwards said two unconfirmed tornadoes have already been reported in central Louisiana. The National Weather Service warned that severe thunderstorms "capable of strong tornadoes, extensive wind damage and very large hail" were forecast Sunday into Monday from eastern Texas to the Gulf Coast area. Read More

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'Itty Bitty' guard big in Bulldogs lore after UConn shocker

At the time , it was the worst defeat in tournament history. UConn's winning streak reached 111 games before Mississippi State shocked the world on Friday night. The result was a stunning instant classic, a riveting NCAA Final Four game that absolutely no one foresaw. "We talked about that with our kids". You now have the opportunity to start a new streak. Read More

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GOA Investigating Trump's Mar-a-Lago Trips

Sens. Tom Udall of New Mexico and Tom Carper of DE and Rep. Mike Quigley of IL are also co-sponsoring the bill. In a letter to Rep. Elijah Cummings, top Democrat on the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Government Accountability Office said Monday it would begin the inquiry into Trump's Mar-a-Lago visits "shortly", after Cummings and Democratic Sens. Read More

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Prosecutor has no compassion for serial killer

Donald Harvey was allegedly beaten Tuesday afternoon at the Toledo Correctional Institution in OH, where he is serving time for murder. A spokeswoman for Ohio's prison system says Harvey was found badly beaten Tuesday, March 28, 2017, . They'd have a resident do that. He claimed he began acting out of compassion for terminally ill patients, WCPO reports . "The doctors go and spend all these years in school". Read More

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Driver in custody after trying to ram Capitol Police cruiser

In October 2013, 34-year-old Miriam Carey was shot and killed by law enforcement after she hit a security barrier and a Secret Service officer outside the White House, leading police on a chase that ended near the Capitol. Fox News is told at least one officer fired a weapon at this point. Nearly exactly one year ago, police shot a man after he pulled a weapon at a US Capitol checkpoint. Read More

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No Leggings Allowed on United Flights?

No Leggings Allowed on United Flights?

Watts said she was waiting to board a plane to Mexico for vacation when she overheard a female gate agent deny entry to a young girl wearing gray leggings and saying "I don't make the rules, I just enforce them". They wear yoga trousers all of the time when flying. "We remind all of our employees to review pass travel attire requirements before using their travel privileges", one of the tweets read. Read More

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Part Of Las Vegas Strip Closed For Shooting Investigation

Shortly after 11 a.m., KSNV reported that at least one victim of a shooting had been transported to University Medical Center trauma in unknown condition. Hadfield said the casino properties in the area have been co-operating by keeping people from exiting through their front doors onto the Strip. According to USA Today , the robbery took place just before 3 a.m. Read More

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Suspect In Sacramento Quadruple Homicide Detained In San Francisco

Suspect In Sacramento Quadruple Homicide Detained In San Francisco

The relative had been unable to reach the victims, he said . Police say a man suspected in the killings of two adults and two juveniles in Sacramento has been arrested. The San Francisco Police Department has confirmed that it is helping the Sacramento Police Department with the investigation. The woman was going through a "very hard divorce" according to a relative who spoke to NBC . Read More

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Meals on Wheels cuts would be shortsighted

Meals on Wheels cuts would be shortsighted

Toscano said the nonprofit service, which served 66,000 meals in this area a year ago, not only provides nourishment and visits to low-income homebound residents, many of them elderly, but it also saves money. "We rely on the support of all of the individuals, foundations and businesses in our community". "I'm more mobile than I had been, but it's still nice having this service", he said, adding he expects surgeries in the future that could render him immobile for months. Read More

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