• Unions face uphill battle on non-member dues: #tellusatoday
Unions face uphill battle on non-member dues: #tellusatoday

The arguably most conservative justice on the Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia seemed to  agree with him , not surprisingly. What is missing is a sense of entitlement that union members used to have. Wellstone reminds us that while each union might represent a particular trade, every union member knows that their success cannot be separated from the...

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  • NC State vs. North Carolina Basketball Highlights (2015-16)
NC State vs. North Carolina Basketball Highlights (2015-16)

The fifth-ranked Tar Heels needed every bit of it against rival North Carolina State, too. UNC leaned heavily on Paige over the past two years. But with the teams tied at halftime, the Tar Heels pushed ahead with a 16-4 second-half run that featured Meeks scoring over long-armed BeeJay Anya inside - the kind of shots Anya erased in last year's 58...

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  • Iona suspends Jordan Washington for role in altercation
Iona suspends Jordan Washington for role in altercation

Officials say a fight broke out at Iona College following a basketball game against Monmouth University Friday night. The teams didn't finally leave the floor until yellow-clad security guards intervened.

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  • Ted Cruz stuck in elevator, blames Donald Trump
Ted Cruz stuck in elevator, blames Donald Trump

Rep. Steve King, a conservative Iowa Republican who supports Cruz, suggested on CNN that Cruz's remark had backfired, saying, "It would have been better on the part of Ted Cruz not to have had that exchange". Asked how he knows, McCarthy said: "Because his mother's an American". Rubio's team also noted the man bringing that lawsuit, Michael Voe...

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  • Email may derail case against Bill Cosby
Email may derail case against Bill Cosby

The email sent previous year by former D.A. Bruce Castor to his successor, Risa Vetri Ferman , says Castor made a verbal agreement with Cosby's attorneys, with the goal of getting him to testify in a civil sexual assault suit brought against him in 2005.

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  • Crews search for ski instructors missing in Northern California's ski resort
Crews search for ski instructors missing in Northern California's ski resort

The Placer County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the skier as Carson May, of Davis, Calif., who works at Sugar Bowl's Mountain Sports Learning Center as a ski school instructor. The search for May coincides with an avalanche warning for the Greater Lake Tahoe Area issued by the National Weather Service Friday morning. Helicopters were used...

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  • 15-year old girl dies after falling from roof in Hell's Kitchen
15-year old girl dies after falling from roof in Hell's Kitchen

Police and EMS found Jimenez unconscious and unresponsive. She was rushed to St. Luke's Hospital where she was pronounced dead. "Smart, honors student", said the girl's grief-stricken mother, Agatha Mangano. A 15-year-old girl has died after falling off a building in Hell's Kitchen. The openings between the buildings are about 4 feet wide. The ...

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  • Polls: Sanders cuts deep into Clinton lead as Trump still leads Ohio
Polls: Sanders cuts deep into Clinton lead as Trump still leads Ohio

Even when he stopped to talk with reporters, campaign aides turned up the music to drown out the conversation. She also has to awkwardly correct Fallon when he assumes only she and Bernie Sanders will participate in the next Democratic debate on January 17.

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  • California is penalizing Uber's California subsidiary by $7.6 million
California is penalizing Uber's California subsidiary by $7.6 million

According to Fortune , the driver said that he would be out $1,000 a day if she threw up in the auto. While some Uber users are on the fence, San Francisco's deputy chief of staff for public safety Paul Henderson said helping offenders find work is critically important.

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  • Powerball winners step forward
Powerball winners step forward

Each of the winners can choose to collect 30 annual payments totaling an estimated 533 million dollars, or take their third of about 327.8 million dollars in cash at once. John and Lisa Robinson will have to split the jackpot three ways with other winners from Florida and California. This version corrects Robinson's job to warehouse supervisor...

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  • 1 winning lottery ticket sold in Melbourne Beach
1 winning lottery ticket sold in Melbourne Beach

There were also four $100,000 winning tickets and 11 $50,000 tickets. The owner of the California 7-Eleven that sold one of three winning Powerball jackpot tickets says he was at home when a friend called to tell him that someone in Chino Hills had won.

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  • 'Ugly' Penn Station to Undergo $3 Billion Revamp, Cuomo Says
'Ugly' Penn Station to Undergo $3 Billion Revamp, Cuomo Says

The envisioned name may have a bit of a "Death Star" ring to it, but in reality Cuomo's proposal is about upgrading the underground Penn Station-where the Long Island Rail Road, New Jersey Transit, Amtrak and NYC subways meet. The private developer(s) selected for the project will pay for the redevelopment of Penn Station, in exchange for retail de...

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  • As Oregon standoff goes on, residents seek calm
As Oregon standoff goes on, residents seek calm

Chris Briels told reporters, Wednesday, he turned in his resignation. "We will continue to work with law enforcement to recover vehicles bought and paid for by the American people to care for their national wildlife refuge". They also want the release of Dwight and Steven Hammond, father-and-son ranchers convicted of arson who returned to prison ea...

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  • Chicago Officer Jason Van Dyke Pleads Not Guilty in Laquan McDonald Case
Chicago Officer Jason Van Dyke Pleads Not Guilty in Laquan McDonald Case

Jason Van Dyke was indicted on charges of murdering Laquan McDonald in November, and after turning himself in, was released on $1.5 million bond. High-profile killings of black men by mainly white police officers since mid-2014 have triggered waves of protests across the country and fueled a civil rights movement under the name Black Lives ...

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"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" Will Topple "Avatar" as All-Time Champ

The world-wide race to the top will undoubtedly heat up when " Star Wars " opens in China on Saturday, Jan. 9. Considering that The Force Awakens' stellar performance at the box-office, $17.5 million for the rights to the biggest film of 2015 seems like an absolute steal.

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  • Iowa Poll: Hillary Clinton's lead over Bernie Sanders evaporates
Iowa Poll: Hillary Clinton's lead over Bernie Sanders evaporates

The Vermont senator wants a national, single-payer health insurance system. Sanders aides say the campaign version of his plan - called Medicare for all - can be paid for without that tax, though his campaign cannot say when that new proposal will be released.

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  • Oakland mayor offers Raiders concessions
Oakland mayor offers Raiders concessions

With the Raiders now once again left with Oakland as a primary option for a new stadium, Mayor Libby Schaaf released a public statement on Tuesday night. The team heads back to the drawing board for a new stadium. Still, Davis in recent weeks has laid bare his grievances with city leaders, especially over a dispute whether the team had been promi...

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  • Cedrick Chapman police shooting video to be released following vacate motion
Cedrick Chapman police shooting video to be released following vacate motion

The city reversed its long-held policy to not release evidence related to disciplinary, criminal or judicial proceedings involving allegations of police misconduct. In the police account, the teenager was stopped by two plain-clothes officers who ordered him at gunpoint out of a stolen Dodge Charger. Brian Coffman, the lead attorney for Chatman's...

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  • Thousands petition for release of Steven Avery, after 'Making a Murderer'
Thousands petition for release of Steven Avery, after 'Making a Murderer'

The White House petition seeks a full pardon, stating that "the justice system embarrassingly failed both men, completely ruining their entire lives". Manitowoc County remains confident in the conviction of Steven Avery for the murder of Tersea Halbach. Tens of thousands of comments on Making A Murderer's Reddit subthread have come up with th...

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  • Freddie Gray Trial Postponed for Police Van Driver Caesar Goodson Jr.
Freddie Gray Trial Postponed for Police Van Driver Caesar Goodson Jr.

A last-minute court order delayed the trial of Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson , which was scheduled to begin Monday. The 25-year-old's death a week later triggered protests and rioting and fuelled a national debate over allegations of police brutality.

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