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by | February 07, 2017 | 15:35

Some in Wisconsin reported hearing a sonic boom, which is caused when a meteor enters the atmosphere, said NWS meteorologist Sarah Marquardt in Milwaukee. The observers map for the Feb 6, 2017 meteor sighting, showing the locations of the witnesses, and the trajectory deduced from their reports. The video was re-posted on Twitter by the National Weather Service in Chicago .

by | February 07, 2017 | 00:24

Sam Inglot is the deputy communications director at Progress Michigan . His spokesperson, Kevin Smith, said, "we always welcome hearing from our constitutents". But he didn't name school choice-DeVos' signature issue-as the committee's first order of business. An aide for the Democrats on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee, on which Murray and chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., sit, said he expects more than 30 Democrats to speak between Monday afternoon and Tuesday ...

by | February 02, 2017 | 06:50

Trump's choice sets up a second straight year of bitter partisanship over the court seat, which was left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia last year. Flynn pointed to Iranian support for Houthi forces that over the last six months have, with Iranian arming and training, struck Emirati and Saudi ships, as well as recent Iranian ballistic missile tests he says violate a UN Security Council resolution.

by | January 30, 2017 | 08:01

However, on Sunday, Trump announced that the U.S. would be issuing visas to all countries once secure policies have been put in place over the next 90 days. This executive order sends a signal, intended or not, that America does not want Muslims coming into our country. Trump's order, which also suspends refugee admissions for 120 days and indefinitely bars the processing of refugees from Syria, sparked widespread protests and denunciations from Democrats and a handful of Republicans.

by | January 26, 2017 | 05:22

I do believe that my senators will vote against her confirmation, but am concerned about her confirmation by the majority. Mrs. DeVos testified that she opposes Washington , D.C., requiring states to adopt vouchers, unlike her critics who delight in a National School Board imposing their mandates on states, for example, Common Core academic standards.

by | January 24, 2017 | 08:28

She is a great American who, in the tradition of our nation's founders, has the courage of her convictions and continues to make personal and familial sacrifices in order to expand educational freedom and opportunities for others. Teachers unions are the most vocal opponents of school choice. The schools of South Dakota and Minnesota have a national reputation of being very strong and for turning out excellent students and workers.

by | January 24, 2017 | 06:57

Police said the number of protesters was closer to 3,000, as people chanted "women united will never be defeated" and carried anti-Trump signs supporting women's rights. The statement said Trump's administration would free the nation from dependence on foreign oil, and was "committed to clean coal technology, and to reviving America's coal industry, which has been hurting for too long".

by | January 21, 2017 | 07:42

The list includes repealing and replacing Obamacare, cutting business and personal tax rates, reworking trade deals and passing a $1 trillion infrastructure fix program. In effect, they're borrowing a line from the 19th Century Kentucky Sen. Republican Senator Thom Tillis announced that he would host a 30-minute live Q&A session with constituents on Facebook this Wednesday, answering questions submitted by readers online.

by | January 20, 2017 | 05:08

Republicans like Paul Ryan call the program a disaster and claim it's in a death spiral. Community Advocate Tatiana Parker said , "Let's try to put our political ideals aside and really get down to the basis that these are real people that we're dealing with".

by | January 19, 2017 | 06:55

On Saturday, Trump hit back at Lewis - one of the "Big Six" civil rights leaders along with King who helped organise the 1963 March on Washington, when King gave his historic "I Have a Dream" speech. "While I have great respect for the office of the President and I accept the results of the election, I will not attend the Inaugural", he said in a Wednesday email to constituents.

by | January 18, 2017 | 06:45

Beginning Saturday, Trump tweeted, "Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and helping his district , which is in awful shape and falling apart (not to mention crime infested) rather than falsely complaining about the election results".

by | January 14, 2017 | 03:18

Aaron Rodgers is the face of the Green Bay Packers. With so much unpredictable it is fortunate that Jon Price of SportsInformationTraders-a leading sports handicapper-has been kind enough to provide his take on the game , plus a pick for an against the spread victor.

by | January 11, 2017 | 03:22

Jeff Sessions of Alabama, President-elect Donald Trump's controversial nominee for attorney general, has found a strong and unlikely ally in Maine's senior US senator. Rex Tillerson, Trump's nominee for secretary of state, appears most in danger of facing dissent from Republican ranks at the Senate hearings over a close relationship he has built during his work as chief executive of the Exxon oil corporation with Vladimir Putin, the Russian president.

by | January 04, 2017 | 05:35

Democrats pounced Monday on the Republicans' move. Trump was far from alone in his criticism of Monday night's closed-door meeting which, if the measure had been adopted, would have given lawmakers the ability to investigate themselves. The Office of Congressional Ethics has been controversial since its inception in 2008 after it was created in the wake of several scandals. On Congress' first day back after a winter break, the GOP conference unanimously accepted a motion by House ...

by | January 04, 2017 | 03:01

A sloppy start didn't bode well for San Francisco, as Kaepernick and Draughn botched a handoff on the second play from scrimmage to hand the ball to Russell Wilson and the Seahawks (10-5-1) at the 49ers' 25-yard-line. The NFC South champion Falcons (11-5), who will face the highest seed to advance from the NFC wild-card round at 4:35 p.m. January 14 at the Georgia Dome, will practice Wednesday and Thursday before getting some time off.

by | January 02, 2017 | 04:45

Sure, the Rose Bowl will always be packed with both schools' fan bases - I mean it is the Granddaddy - but the game is in Pasadena and Southern Cal will not face travel issues and will essentially be playing at home. Penn State QB Trace McSorley has passed for 3,360 yards and 25 touchdowns this season, both school records. Behind him, running back Saquon Barkley's voice is echoing through a microphone, and across the room, several teammates are gathering in front of a green screen, ...

by | December 27, 2016 | 20:28

The City of Waterville Department of Public Works will begin picking up Christmas trees the week of January 2; weather permitting. Westwood: Trash haulers will pick up trees as part of normal yard waste removal through Wednesday, Jan.

by | December 23, 2016 | 07:16

The Seattle Seahawks had four defensive players named to the 2017 Pro Bowl yesterday: cornerback Richard Sherman, linebacker Bobby Wagner and defensive ends Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril. Elliott has rushed for a league-leading 1,551 yards and 13 touchdowns in 14 games. The NFL announced the 2017 Pro Bowl rosters, and surprise, surprise, the San Francisco 49ers were shut out of the roster.

by | December 22, 2016 | 11:27

Brandon Carr has gotten a lot of hate throughout the season, but he's actually played great against some quite good WRs. So, should Prescott be looking over his shoulder? Fans of the Dallas Cowboys are divided on the possibility of a Johnny Manziel contract with the team.

by | December 20, 2016 | 05:36

The effort to rally so-called " Hamilton Electors " faces an uphill battle. Trump won 306 electors from 30 states. The electors are expected to vote as directed by their state's popular ballot, and 24 states have laws requiring them to do so.

by | December 19, 2016 | 14:40

That is how Hillary Clinton, who got more than 2.6 million more votes nationwide, lost the election to Trump. The 538 electors meet Monday in their respective state capitals to vote for president, many of them with their hands tied by state law to cast their votes for the victor of the popular vote in their states.

by | December 10, 2016 | 04:10

It was President Calvin Coolidge who, in 1923, started the national Christmas tree lighting ceremony that is now held every year on the Ellipse between the White House and the Washington Monument. Things could be worse. Given that Legge and his brother Mark's interiors venture is founded on their love for the handmade, it's inevitable that Christmas is a very crafty affair in the Legge household.

by | December 08, 2016 | 05:09

Moreover, the incentives under the Electoral College are different for many voters who cast protest ballots for third party candidates than the incentives such voters would confront under a direct national election of the President. But the campaign needs more support. Right now, Congress is primarily Republican, and Republicans always make out when the popular vote conflicts with the Electoral College , so don't look for them to change anything.

by | December 07, 2016 | 00:26

Stacie Lynch sat in section 244 behind the corner of the south end zone at EverBank Field, her hands clasped in front of her face and her furrowed brow shielded by sunglasses. Broncos grabbed a decisive 7-3 lead. Jacksonville stayed in it because of Denver's offensive inefficiency. They played like it on Sunday. "I'm making progress.

by | December 06, 2016 | 05:49

And Trump aide Kellyanne Conway couldn't resist pointing out to angry Clinton campaign aides at a forum at Harvard University last week that it was too late to complain about the manner and tone of Trump's campaign . Saturday's court filing to withdraw the case said the Green Party-backed voters who filed it "are regular citizens of ordinary means" and can not afford the $1 million bond ordered by the court by 5 p.m.

by | December 03, 2016 | 13:43

The former MA governor - who once called Trump a "con man" and a "fraud" - has made a spectacular about-face since the real estate mogul won the presidency. "It's time to remove the rust from the Rust Belt and usher in a new industrial revolution", Trump said. "And you know what she doesn't understand?" His Department of Defense selection, who is typically viewed as an aggressive military man, may be going over better than the top of his economic team.

by | November 28, 2016 | 13:52

Weis stayed on as coach for 2008 and 2009 before back-to-back 6-6 regular seasons led Notre Dame to dismiss him. Now they get one more game out of their superhero. Earlier this week, the NCAA ordered Notre Dame to vacate all of its wins from the 2012 and '13 football seasons in an academic misconduct case.

by | November 25, 2016 | 06:46

The townspeople's lives are intertwined with one another, and most are set to return in the revival. They say yes, but as a condition, her mother (Kelly Bishop) insists that they come to dinner every Friday night. Finally, I had to go, so I picked something off the rack and it was a little big and my dresser pinned it in the back. For one, a major character - Richard Gilmore (Edward Herrmann), Lorelai's (Lauren Graham) doting dad and Rory's (Alexis Bledel) loving grandpa - will no longer ...

by | November 25, 2016 | 06:15

Sometimes Gadar's children complain that they share a room and don't have a swimming pool. "We look forward to providing a great meal for a lot of deserving people". "We have been preparing since Monday", Torres said. The new people in charge of the Danville Salvation Army on Henry Street - Capts. Volunteers served turkey, vegetables, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.

by | November 24, 2016 | 01:06

Notably, McCrory and Cooper may still pick up more votes across the five counties, where reviews of provisional and late absentee-by-mail ballots are still pending. Could McCrory prevail in recount? In the same state where Donald Trump won decisively, Republican Gov. Hamilton said that McCrory could not overcome the vote deficit, even if every contested vote ended up going to him.

by | November 24, 2016 | 00:57

Shoppers who buy a Samsung Galaxy 7 or Galaxy S7 Edge and an an activation plan will receive a free phone and $250 Best Buy Gift Card. Then, there's Small Business Saturday, while Sunday is still a busy shopping day. Everyone else said they would not take advantage of any in-store deals. November 28, and offers customers a percentage off a certain category of items each day or a special sale.

by | November 24, 2016 | 00:56

Those workers aren't entitled to overtime pay, even if they work more than 40 hours a week. The department had estimated the rule change would have made millions of workers eligible for overtime pay. National Retail Federation Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French called the overtime changes "a reckless and aggressive overreach of executive power".

by | November 21, 2016 | 05:21

President-elect Donald Trump in front of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. Throughout the Republican primary, Trump pledged to deport all 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Sanctuary cities prohibit their police officers from inquiring about a person's immigration status. "We do have the constitution, we do have federal statues, and we do have federal court decisions that have protected the rights of immigrants for a very long time", Chan said.

by | November 21, 2016 | 04:38

West Virginia will knock off Oklahoma at home and stay alive as the Big 12's best Playoff hope. These two teams are the top two teams in the Big 12 Conference. Up next for WVU is a road match-up with Iowa State next Saturday, while Oklahoma is idle until a December 3 contest against Oklahoma State at home.

by | November 18, 2016 | 09:43

The former secretary of state was the victim of a system that awards electoral college votes mostly on a state-by-state basis. It seems that the political and scientific reactions shown by the Iranian society to the election process in the United States has become more mature due to accurate observance of 10 rounds of U.S.