Severe storms and tornadoes possible in nation's midsection

Governor Walker surveyed the damage Wednesday afternoon near Chetek, where a tornado hit a mobile home park Tuesday night. Other tornadoes in western Oklahoma and the eastern Texas Panhandle have downed power lines and utility poles, but there we... More..

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by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Trump's Russia Nightmare Follows Him to Europe

Last week, the Post reported that a senior White House official was a "person of interest" in the investigation, but the official was not named. On Wednesday, the New York Times reported that USA intelligen...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Memorial Day events planned around county

The hikes start at 7:30 and 10 AM on Memorial Day, located at Glennstone Dr. and Little Valley Ct.in Durham. A parade will march from the park to the village cemetery. ceremony at the Korean War Monument at Was...More..

DePaul set for November 17 in Gavitt Games
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

DePaul set for November 17 in Gavitt Games

Another game has been confirmed on IN basketball's 2017-18 schedule, and all of a sudden IU is one under the scholarship limit of 13 for the upcoming season. What that means is that IN could still add someone l...More..

Vice President Pence gives commencement speech at Notre Dame, dozens walk out
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Vice President Pence gives commencement speech at Notre Dame, dozens walk out

Thousands of students had signed a petition asking the university not to invite President Trump, and so the school instead invited former IN governor, Vice President Pence to speak. "As new graduates of this ...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

New developments in Manchester attack probe

On the investigation front, Greater Manchester Police say two men were arrested overnight in Manchester and in the Withington area south of the city. Several details, including the identity of the attacker,...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

No Evidence Of Donald Trump Team's Collusion With Russians, Says White House

On Thursday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation sent a letter saying it is still evaluating the request in light of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller's appointment as special cou...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Less healthy, older Americans would pay more under GOP health bill

It's clear the losers of the new Republican healthcare bill are the elderly and the healthy. It comes three weeks after the House narrowly passed the legislation with only Republican votes , and serves as a ...More..

No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

Rep. Glenn Thompson, R-Pa., said . Mulvaney's appearance on Capitol Hill is just one of four planned for Wednesday, as Trump Cabinet officials, including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Education Secretar...More..

President Trump's proposed budget would have significant effects in Shelby County
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

President Trump's proposed budget would have significant effects in Shelby County

Trump's plan for the budget year beginning October 1 makes deep cuts in safety net programs, including Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. Mick Mulvaney , the director of the Office of Managem...More..

Leading Montana newspapers pull endorsements of Greg Gianforte
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Leading Montana newspapers pull endorsements of Greg Gianforte

The GOP is on edge as voters in Montana go to the polls in a special House race once viewed as a sure thing for Republicans, The Hill reported . It sent political shock waves rippling through the race, w...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trumpcare is a crime against humanity as 23 million will lose healthcare

The law as passed by the House is likely to go through significant changes, if not a complete re-write, in the Senate. It replaced an earlier version of the AHCA that the CBO had said would result in 24 million...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

GOP House hopeful keeps low profile after assault charge

While there are still questions left unanswered about GOP House hopeful Greg Gianforte's altercation with Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs , eyewitness accounts , law enforcement investigations and recor...More..

Finance Committee Approves UW Tuition Freeze
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Finance Committee Approves UW Tuition Freeze

Such a requirement, which says recipients must work at least 80 hours a month to maintain benefits, now applies only to childless adults. Legislative Democrats and some Republicans say tax and fee increases...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

In the latest NBC News/WSJ poll , just 41 percent of Republicans approve of Trump, and that was before last week's dizzying stream of revelations about the Russian Federation investigation and the circumstance...More..

North Carolinians cleaning up after storms in 4 counties
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

North Carolinians cleaning up after storms in 4 counties

WXII-TV in Winston-Salem reports people in the Courtney General Store in Yadkinville said residents locked themselves inside a bathroom and heard noises that "sounded like a train". There is also the risk of is...More..

The double count: Trump budget includes $2 trillion accounting gimmick
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

The double count: Trump budget includes $2 trillion accounting gimmick

The eliminated programs amount to almost $27 billion. Trump's budget holds true to his campaign pledge to leave Medicare and Social Security pension benefits alone and contains spending increases for the mil...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Montana's absentee vote turnout in the spotlight after Gianforte 'body slam'

Three newspapers in Montana withdrew their endorsements from Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for an open House of Representatives seat, in the wake of Gianforte's altercation with a reporter. Gianfor...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

CBO says 23 million Americans to lose health insurance

The bill would have to pass the Senate and be signed by President Trump to become law. "I'm actually comforted by the CBO report because it shows, yeah, we're going to lower premiums", Ryan said . The rep...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russians about election meddling

The Times reports that the intelligence was the breadcrumbs leading up to evidence of discussions between Trump's surrogates and Russian officials, which spurred the Trump-Russia investigation. "The reality...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Montana race, now complicated, sets spending record for House contests in state

The Gallatin County, Montana sheriff's office holds a news conference Thursday at 4:30 p.m. ET on the case of Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte , who has been charged for reportedly body-...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Montana GOP Candidate's Assault Charge Hangs Over Tight Special Election

But Ryan, when asked if he would refuse to let Gianforte join the party in the House if he won the election, deferred to the people of Montana: "I do not accept that this is acceptable behavior but the choic...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

House GOP health bill projection: 23 million more uninsured

No, Democrats are talking about the CBO score, not Republicans . "House Republicans have tattooed themselves with a Trumpcare bill that means higher costs , 23 million hard-working Americans losing cove...More..

Florida basketball to host Baylor as part of 2018 SEC/Big 12 Challenge
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Florida basketball to host Baylor as part of 2018 SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Kentucky will travel to West Virginia and Kansas will host Texas A&M in the Big 12/SEC Challenge . Baylor has played a top 10 schedule in each of the last four seasons according to KenPom. "We look forward...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Republican candidate charged with assault, roiling Trump's Montana test

How much the "body-slam" will affect the race is debatable. The audio then gets garbled as the ad turns to a grim-looking photograph of Mr. Gianforte, as well as headlines that read " Fox News witness says G...More..