• Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA
Trump to tap Oklahoma AG Pruitt to head EPA

Shaheen said Thursday that New Hampshire needs a reliable partner in the EPA to achieve the state's goals of combatting carbon emissions and provide clean, safe drinking water. He really gets the fact that states are successfully regulating air and water quality, and that EPA's role is not to be overbearing but to be supporting state departments ...

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  • Cold wind chills, flurries to start the weekend
Cold wind chills, flurries to start the weekend

The first round of arctic air is starting to sink southward from Alberta, Canada. By Thursday most spots are going to be in the mid 20s with some more flurries and snow showers around. The temperatures are going to warm back into the 70s by early next week. Light snow will develop Saturday night and a rain/ snow mix will come our way on Sund...

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  • Church briefs: December 10-16
Church briefs: December 10-16

The regular Sunday worship services will be held at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. December 18. N., will have Sunday worship services with communion at 10 a.m. Way Cool Sunday School will be held at 11 a.m. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The event was introduced to Saint Luke United Methodist Church by Spencer Willard in 1976.

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  • CA Sells 660 Shares of Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST)
CA Sells 660 Shares of Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST)

Credit Suisse began new coverage on Costco Wholesale Corporation giving the company a "outperform" rating. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Sep 30, 2016 to "Outperform", Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 178 from a previous price target of $177.

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  • Cold streak brings Billings' 1st sub-zero temperatures in nearly 700 days
Cold streak brings Billings' 1st sub-zero temperatures in nearly 700 days

Thursday morning's early low also makes it the third day in a row to take over the top spot as Billings' coldest day of 2016. Sunshine is expected and highs are to warm into the 40s by Saturday. Wind gusts of 35 miles per hour are also likely east of I-35. The cold weather is expected to stretch into Friday and over the weekend. Protect your ...

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  • 3 killed when truck rams into Iowa store
3 killed when truck rams into Iowa store

Patrol Sgt. Nathan Ludwig said Thursday that investigators "don't have any reason to believe it was intentional", but are looking into all scenarios. Witnesses also told Knoxville, Iowa radio station KNIA/KRLS that the truck was traveling at a high rate of speed at the time of the crash.

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  • Tiger gets back to golf with questions about head, not body
Tiger gets back to golf with questions about head, not body

Patriots finds ways to win despite injur. Woods won the Masters in 1997 for his first major, and he won four more majors in 1999-2000. I haven t played in a while. Woods tees off in the sixth of nine pairings at noon in Thursday s opening round alongside fellow American Patrick Reed , ending the longest layoff of his career after 466 days.

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  • Raging Oakland warehouse fire trapped victims in smoke
Raging Oakland warehouse fire trapped victims in smoke

Oakland warehouse manager has meltdown during live TV interview about fatal fire https://t.co/zgA5cpazfR pic.twitter.com/qoJgjRhfVq - Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) December 7, 2016 In fact, after recent complaints had been filed about the property, Oakland building inspectors visited the warehouse in November, two weeks before the deadly fire, ...

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  • Branstad to meet with Trump amid new job speculation
Branstad to meet with Trump amid new job speculation

But his personal relationship with President Xi Jinping as his "longtime friend" could be one major reason why he was tapped by United States president-elect Donald Trump for the crucial role. "Those reports are not accurate and any news that he has accepted a new role is premature", said Ben Hammes, Communications Director for Governor Branstad.

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  • MI recount: Federal judge could decide to end it today
MI recount: Federal judge could decide to end it today

Byrum tweeted her workers finished counting votes around 6 p.m. Tuesday night and have been waiting on action by the Ingham County Board of Canvassers. Here is what was laid before the Michigan Court of Appeals in Lansing. Statewide recounts in key 2016 battlegrounds are proceeding in fits and starts - but doing little to change the math behind...

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  • 2 juveniles charged in Tennessee wildfires that killed 14
2 juveniles charged in Tennessee wildfires that killed 14

The largest of the blazes, the so-called Chimney Tops 2, broke out on November 23 in a remote rugged area dubbed Chimney Tops in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, authorities said. No additional information about the youths was made available, including their age and gender. The juveniles are entitled to a detention hearing within 72 hours...

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  • Al Gore attends
Al Gore attends "productive" meeting with Trump

At an event by The Christian Science Monitor that occurred before news of the Gore meeting yesterday, Bipartisan Policy Center President Jason Grumet said the biggest surprise over the next four years would be if Trump deferred to his daughter on the topic of climate.

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  • 2 cars submerged in San Antonio sinkhole; 1 man rescued
2 cars submerged in San Antonio sinkhole; 1 man rescued

A massive sink hole in Texas swallowed two cars on Sunday night, injuring one person and killing a reserve deputy, officials said . "We don't know how this happened", he said, adding that officials won't be able to determine whether recent work on area pipes caused the sinkhole until after the pit is cleared of water.

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  • Donald Trump Attacks China Through Twitter
Donald Trump Attacks China Through Twitter

China's foreign ministry said Beijing lodged "solemn representations" with the US over the call. In a really interesting development, U.S. president-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen had a 10-minute-long phone conversation that marked the first such publicly-admitted interaction between leaders of the two countries since...

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  • Only about 1 in 4 wants Trump to repeal health law
Only about 1 in 4 wants Trump to repeal health law

About half the public want to see the law remain as is or be expanded; 43 percent want to see it repealed or scaled back. Our health care system will work best if there are no individual or company mandates. With its diminishment now a political likelihood, the portion of Republicans who want to repeal the law has decreased to 52 percent from 69 ...

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  • Kanye West released from hospital one week after admission
Kanye West released from hospital one week after admission

Kanye West is reportedly "home, getting some rest" following his release from hospital more than a week after police were called to reports of a disturbance involving the rapper. Kardashian West was at her husband's side 24/7, a source said. Apparently West, 39, will require ongoing outpatient psychological and medical care for an unspecified ...

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  • NFL's 13th Sunday leads off with Chiefs-Falcons
NFL's 13th Sunday leads off with Chiefs-Falcons

The Falcons were up 28-27 going into the point-after try but wanted to make it a three-point game. He had just 10 touches on offense that produced 55 yards. Are you ready to bet against them? "But going back to Georgia makes it that much better". They beat the Saints the next week with a bend-but-don't-break philosophy that allowed 367 passing ya...

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  • Watson, Clemson claim ACC title and await playoff berth
Watson, Clemson claim ACC title and await playoff berth

The latest triumph came on Saturday night with a 42-35 victory over Virginia Tech in the ACC Championship Game. The Tigers won back-to-back conference titles for the first time since Danny Ford led them to three consecutive championships from 1986-88.

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  • Jury to continue deliberating in ex-South Carolina cop's murder trial
Jury to continue deliberating in ex-South Carolina cop's murder trial

North Charleston police officer Michael Slager , third from left, stands in the courtroom during his murder trial at the Charleston County court in Charleston, S.C., Friday, Dec. Video of the shooting, taken by a bystander, was widely distributed and ignited concern across the nation about mistreatment of black citizens by police.

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  • Conflicts of interest of Donald Trump, a family story
Conflicts of interest of Donald Trump, a family story

Yet Mr Trump said he would not be announcing the details of the legal process that will "take me completely out of business operations" until December 15. "Thank you Carrier", Trump said, adding he will do that all over the country. While Trump develops his plan, ethics lawyers and good-government groups are reviewing laws, past cases and best ...

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