• High winds take down power lines, trees
High winds take down power lines, trees

Emergency crews across southern MI are responding to numerous reports of downed power lines and trees as high winds batter the area. Don't touch a fallen power line or anything touching the wire. The winds are expected to have the highest gusts from late morning into mid afternoon. The lack of leaves on the trees will help reduce the damage that ...

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  • Train Collides with Charter Bus in Mississippi, Fatalities and Injuries Reported
Train Collides with Charter Bus in Mississippi, Fatalities and Injuries Reported

Around 50 passengers were on the bus when the crash happened, Miller told Fox News. More details to come. Around 50 people were on the bus, which was traveling from Austin, Texas, Police Chief John Miller said. The local hospital set up a triage unit near the accident to help treat injured passengers, according to the AP. He told the Sun Heral...

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  • National Organization for Women is Going on Strike on Wednesday, March 8
National Organization for Women is Going on Strike on Wednesday, March 8

It is also a reminder of the many obstacles women faced and how they excelled despite the hurdles. You can find out more info about all the goings-on at the Women's March site here or check out this complete list of events in the U.S.

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  • 97-year-old twins perish in cold after fall outside
97-year-old twins perish in cold after fall outside

Temperatures had dropped overnight to as low as 11F (-11C). Jean Haley and Martha Williams arrived in the world together almost a century ago. Police say she fell in the driveway. Relatives outside the isolated waterfront home said they were still in too much shock to speak to reporters on Sunday, the Providence Journal reports.

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  • Rallies held around the nation for President Trump
Rallies held around the nation for President Trump

The station reports that the demonstrators are accused of assaulting a police officer. Fights still going on between both sides. "These people just want to fight", Nancy Chase, a Trump supporter, told the Chronicle. March. The stated goal: to unite against a "seditious fringe [that] has resolved to sabotage [President Trump's] restored purpose"...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation reviewing case of Muslim teen found hanging from tree
Federal Bureau of Investigation reviewing case of Muslim teen found hanging from tree

News stories about his death and the police investigation went viral this week - two months after he was found. Keita was a student at Running Start, a college-level program for high school students at Everett Community College and worked at a McDonald's restaurant, police said .

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  • Inmates Are Killed In Nebraska Prison Disturbance
Inmates Are Killed In Nebraska Prison Disturbance

The names of the inmates involved were injured were not immediately released. Thursday's riot involved about 40 inmates who refused to return to their cells. State prison officials reported at 5:30 p.m. Thursday evening that fires were out and all inmates were secured after a disturbance at the Tecumseh State Prison.

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  • ICE Agents Nab Father While Dropping Daughter Off At School
ICE Agents Nab Father While Dropping Daughter Off At School

His daughter managed to record a the arrest.Avelica-Gonzalez's older sister, Jocelyn Avelica, told LAist that her father had been tailed by a auto since leaving the house. The day of the deportation, Ricardo Mireles, executive director of the charter school two of his daughters attend, held a school-wide assembly in solidarity with the family.

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  • Newly appointed Interior secretary signs orders expanding public lands access
Newly appointed Interior secretary signs orders expanding public lands access

Ranchers who hold grazing permits on public land do vital work that benefits public land including the improvement of water sources, improvement of wildlife habitat, and maintaining the open space that Americans enjoy, yet are often targeted by outside interest groups.

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  • Trump Promises To Eliminate Limits On Defense Spending In Speech To Congress
Trump Promises To Eliminate Limits On Defense Spending In Speech To Congress

He noted that more than a quarter of the EPA budget goes toward popular drinking water and clean air grants for states, local communities and tribes that lawmakers from both parties would be reluctant to cut. Luckily, Bill Hoagland, once a Republican budget aide in the Senate who now serves as the senior vice president at the Bipartisan Policy Ce...

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  • Ryan to GOP: Health bill to be drafted by weekend
Ryan to GOP: Health bill to be drafted by weekend

Sen. Rand Paul , MD, R-Ky., is on the hunt for the elusive House draft health bill - and he's bringing along a portable copy machine in case he finds it. While the two sides are at odds, it could be what's stalling a new tax plan. " Most of the people who were uninsured and who have gotten coverage under the Affordable Care Act are low income, ...

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  • Edmund crashes out in Acapulco
Edmund crashes out in Acapulco

Djokovic had not lost to a player as young as Kyrgios (21 years, 296 days) since retiring against 18-year-old Filip Krajinovic in the 2010 Belgrade quarterfinals. Kyrgios played with a lot of fire early and took his chances in the first-set tiebreaker. Also on Monday, the 20 year-old Croatian Borna Córic, breezed past Mexican Lucas Gomez by 6-1, ...

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  • Jackie Evancho's Sister Wins Favorable Ruling In Transgender Rights Case
Jackie Evancho's Sister Wins Favorable Ruling In Transgender Rights Case

Locally, the Trump administration order has evoked an affirmation of respect for all students from Livingston County superintendents. The judge's ruling comes a week after Donald Trump rolled back federal protections for transgender students .

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  • Obama Staff Collected Last-Minute Intelligence on Trump's Russian Ties
Obama Staff Collected Last-Minute Intelligence on Trump's Russian Ties

Former and current White House officials told news outlets that Flynn had discussed USA sanctions with Russian Ambassador Sergey I. Kislyak in December, weeks before Trump's inauguration. But a flood of reporting and leaks from inside the White House have raised serious questions about the president's relationship with Russian Federation, and it's ...

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  • Truck goes airborne, crashes during police chase
Truck goes airborne, crashes during police chase

Police say the driver got out of the truck and took off, but was quickly captured by deputies. Austin was able to steal a truck and led police on a chase that ended in the small town of Dixie Inn in Webster Parish. Barbara Harlon who was in the parked vehicle at the time of the crash told KSLA12 News he managed to escape the wreckage by climbin...

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  • DC's cherry blossoms could hit peak bloom in two weeks
DC's cherry blossoms could hit peak bloom in two weeks

The peak bloom date is the term for the day in which around 70 percent of the Yoshino Cherry blossoms have opened, Samenow and Ambrose write. The NPS also notes it is "almost impossible" to forecast peak bloom more than 10 days in advance, which, obviously, this particular forecast is.

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  • Trump might support probe into Yemen raid, White House says
Trump might support probe into Yemen raid, White House says

Owens was killed during a January 29 nighttime raid targeting a rural compound in southern Yemen believed to be a key planning location for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). It's not clear what such an inquiry would entail. "Don't hide behind my son's death to prevent an investigation", William Owens told the Herald .

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  • S&P, Dow hit record highs on Trump's policy comments
S&P, Dow hit record highs on Trump's policy comments

Indicating investors' focus on Trump's speech for clues on how he planned to implement his agenda, reaction was largely muted to data that showed USA economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter. US stocks were poised for a mixed open a day after closing at record highs, with Dow futures practically unchanged at 20,816.00 and broader S&P 500 fu...

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  • Severe weather expected Wednesday
Severe weather expected Wednesday

Dan Smith with the National Weather Service Office in Lincoln says we could see damaging winds and large hail. We are expecting two rounds of showers and storms to move through central IL. That should be a basement or the lowest and most interior room of the house. Therefore, tonight will be mild with lows in the mid to upper 40s. Skies will ...

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  • Kellyanne Conway couch controversy sparks debate on Twitter
Kellyanne Conway couch controversy sparks debate on Twitter

An unusual photo of Kellyanne Conway perched on a couch in the Oval Office appeared late last night (Feb. 27), immediately drawing thousands of critical comments from users across Facebook and Twitter. The signatories asked the DC Court of Appeals to sanction Conway for what they called misconduct as Trump's counselor. "What a story. Hope Oba...

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