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Spielberg's 'The Post' revives the thrill in political thrillers

Spielberg's 'The Post' revives the thrill in political thrillers While everyone is waiting for Steven Spielberg's next movie, 'Ready Player One , ' he used the time spent in post-production to quickly shoot a movie that is nothing less than a statement for a free press and its importance for democracy in America: 'The Post '. [Full Article...]

Flu season at its worst since 2013

Flu season at its worst since 2013 The CDC last month reported that the 2017-18 flu season was ramping up at a faster pace than last season. That's up slightly from 51 hospitalizations during the previous week. "We have not seen an increase in flu activity this early in the winter in the past five years", said Department of Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher in the NMDOH's January 4 report. [Full Article...]

New Requirement Could Push 95K Off Medicaid in Kentucky

New Requirement Could Push 95K Off Medicaid in Kentucky While Carolina Cares is awaiting legislative action from the General Assembly, it should be noted that Carolina Cares has language to impose work requirements if it should be enacted. That money pays for salaries of doctors, nurses, home health aides, who spend the money in Kentucky communities on homes, cars and groceries, he said. [Full Article...]

New US pot rule sparks latest clash over states' rights

New US pot rule sparks latest clash over states' rights The main effect of Sessions' action is to cause uncertainty, which will disrupt the newly burgeoning legal pot markets in states like Colorado and California . Bell said she's hopeful that members of Congress continue to support states that have chosen to allow medical use of marijuana. In fact, the landscape has shifted so dramatically in recent years that some of the harshest critics of Sessi... [Full Article...]

Midwest Storm Predictions Include Snow, Ice, Flooding

Midwest Storm Predictions Include Snow, Ice, Flooding Friday: Freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 3 p.m.; then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow. The Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, advises motorists to make preparations if they plan to be on the road. - USD262 Valley Center (@USD262) January 11, 2018There will be NO SCHOOL for Maize USD 266 students today - Thursday, Jan. 11 - due to inclement weather, including... [Full Article...]

Trump defends immigration stance in tweet

Trump defends immigration stance in tweet Some hardline supporters of Trump - who ran on a pledge to crack down on immigration - have criticized his talks about a bipartisan DACA solution. "What was really tough was the outlandish proposal made - a big setback for DACA". The President added that the U.S. should get more people from countries like Norway. Republican Sens. Tom Cotton and David Perdue and Republican Reps. [Full Article...]

Flu now epidemic, number of fatal pediatric cases rises to 20 — CDC

Flu now epidemic, number of fatal pediatric cases rises to 20 — CDC As of Friday, the DPH said there have been 15 flu-associated deaths so far this season in people over the age of 65. To protect the family's privacy, the department can only confirm that the death occurred downstate. The flu strain A ( H3N2 ) that is circulating in Marin is known to cause more hospitalizations and deaths. Preliminary estimates suggested the vaccine barely worked there, and the US ... [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions' Marijuana War Faces a Foe in Washington State

Jeff Sessions' Marijuana War Faces a Foe in Washington State Gardner spoke out against Session's decision to rescind the policy late last week. Sessions has been reported as lobbying against that amendment's retention. Michael Latulippe, development director for MPAA, said the rescission of the so-called Cole Memorandum has "created confusion and fear in the MA medical marijuana patient population" and patients are already being affected by the change... [Full Article...]

Duke grad students protest proposed GOP tax plan

Duke grad students protest proposed GOP tax plan We believe that the tax bill passed by the House of Representatives earlier this month only reaffirms the need for a graduate workers union to advocate with the administration on our behalf. Teaching assistants generally earn less than research assistantships because RAs are sometimes funded through lucrative research grants. Graduate assistants will pay more for their education. [Full Article...]

Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians say stick with Columbus

Indigenous Peoples Day? Italians say stick with Columbus At Husmann Elementary School , I learned that Christopher Columbus founded this great land we call America and is a hero to our people . "The reason this broad re-evaluation is happening right now is because for most of the past 150 years-while a revolution was occurring in the way most Americans perceive race-there was also an absolute refusal to seriously reconsider how we rememb... [Full Article...]

SCOTUS begins hearing arguments on potentially crucial gerrymandering case

SCOTUS begins hearing arguments on potentially crucial gerrymandering case The secret to advocacy before the contemporary Supreme Court is no secret: it's all about pandering to Justice Anthony Kennedy . Upholding Wisconsin, for example, will benefit Republicans who continue to hold a comfortable majority in the state legislature even though Democratic candidates receive almost half the votes. [Full Article...]

GOP Tax Plan Could Add $2 Trillion To Deficit

GOP Tax Plan Could Add $2 Trillion To Deficit We have over 200 bills sitting stalled over there. Unrigging the system will require us to acknowledge that the American middle class enjoyed its strongest period of growth from 1950 to 1970 - a time when the effective tax rates for the wealthy were above 40% and the USA took unrivaled leadership in the global economy. [Full Article...]

Thompson joining House Democrats today seeking 'common sense' gun laws

Thompson joining House Democrats today seeking 'common sense' gun laws Originally, the bill - which would ease restrictions on silencers, among other things - was scheduled to be voted on this week. In the aftermath of the mass shootings in Las Vegas , Democrats will want to discuss meaningful gun reform while Republicans will say that this is not the time to talk about guns. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan!

Bigg Boss 11 First Nomination: 5 Contestants Nominated; Padosis Save Hina Khan! She has won many local beauty pageants and contests and was also crowned Miss Maharashtra Global Tourism and Miss Glory Earth 2014 in an event organized in Delhi. She said now she is not bothered about people's comments and on the very first day she fought with Zubair Khan on one of the non veg joke that not liked by Sapna choudhary. [Full Article...]


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