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Rick Perry, Al Franken share awkward 'couch' moment during Senate confirmation hearing Rick Perry, Al Franken share awkward 'couch' moment during Senate confirmation hearing
- January 21, 2017

Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., in a confirmation hearing Thursday, Energy Secretary-nominee Rick Perry said he would make cleaning up the Hanford nuclear reservation a priority. Perry , the former governor of Texas, brought laughter to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources in his response to Democratic senator Al Franken. (more...)
Thousands expected to convene for Women's March on Denver
- January 21, 2017

This Saturday, the day after Donald Trump's inauguration as President of the United States, more than a million people in nearly every major city on the planet plan to march for women's rights . Thousands plan to march in North Carolina for women's rights Saturday. The Indiana chapter primarily organized on social media, where the rallying cry for a march spontaneously began. (more...)
Hundreds of thousands of red Skittles mysteriously spilled on Dodge County road
- January 20, 2017

Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt says the sweets fell off of a feed truck Tuesday night. A former farmer told WBAY that farmers will often purchase batches of candy that don't pass quality control because the candy provides a source of "cheap carbs". (more...)
Orlando gunman's widow pleads not guilty to federal charges
- January 19, 2017

A two-count indictment says that between April and June of previous year, Salman "did knowingly aid and abet" her husband's attempt to support the Islamic State group. 'She would not hurt a fly'. She also said she was with him when he bought ammunition. Noor Salman arrested in California on aiding and abetting a terror organization. (more...)
Woman faces charges for fleeing RI with children 31 years ago
- January 18, 2017

Kelly Yates was 10 months old, and Kimberly Yates was 4 when they were reported missing. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children , a felony warrant for child snatching was issued for Elaine Yates in October of 1988. (more...)
Denver weather forecast today, January 13: A little chilly
- January 14, 2017

This track will likely bring snow to the eastern part of the area, genning up later Saturday and then lasting into early next week. This weekend, Saturday looks to be clear and a high of 41 again while Sunday should be 40 with a chance of snow and rain. (more...)
14th edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - Connecting with the Indian diaspora 14th edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas - Connecting with the Indian diaspora
- January 10, 2017

Eye on young overseas Indians . "Remittance of close to 69 billion dollars annually by overseas Indians makes an invaluable contribution to the Indian economy", said PM Modi. "You all must have seen and heard that we have taken action against corruption and black money...." Black money has hollowed out our country, society and administration. (more...)
Day to thank law enforcement Day to thank law enforcement
- January 10, 2017

For them it's more than a job. "We once again urge you to join us in supporting law enforcement officers on Monday by lighting the White House blue", the letter concludes. Other suggested ways to get involved include wearing blue clothing or sharing a positive experience of a law enforcement interaction on social media. (more...)
Cuomo to propose free tuition at SUNY Cuomo to propose free tuition at SUNY
- January 04, 2017

Providing free college tuition had a been a staple issue of the senator's presidential campaign a year ago, before he lost the Democratic nomination to Hillary R. Cuomo's office contends 80 percent of NY households statewide now make $125,000 or less with an estimated 940,000 households having college-aged children that would be eligible for the program. (more...)
Mother killed, two daughters injured in fall from Colorado ski lift Mother killed, two daughters injured in fall from Colorado ski lift
- December 31, 2016

One girl was flown to Children's Hospital Colorado and the other child remains in stable condition at Middle Park. Police said the three victims were transported to the medical center in Granby where medical personnel confirmed that the woman had died. (more...)
Goes off for 40, hits buzzer-beater vs. Nets Goes off for 40, hits buzzer-beater vs. Nets
- December 30, 2016

He also added 11 rebounds, four assists, and four steals. Seven of the rebounds were offensive, and in typical fashion the Bulls dominated the offensive glass by grabbing 18 offensive rebounds and scoring 24 second chance points. The Nets, now 1-15 on the road, haven't just been losing road games. But Butler and Robin got the last laugh. It's a good thing he returned. There is also no set timetable for when the Nets will be in position to win back-to-back games again this season. (more...)
Legislature votes to delay marijuana shops Legislature votes to delay marijuana shops
- December 30, 2016

The bill does not affect the provisions that are already in effect: Personal possession inside and outside a person's primary residence, as well as home growing. About 1.5 million people voted against it. The executive director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana, Erik Altieri said, "The arrogance and hubris lawmakers are showing toward voters is remarkable". (more...)
Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies aged 60 after heart attack Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies aged 60 after heart attack
- December 29, 2016

Bailey drew Fisher from various scenes, including in the signature white dress and bun-like hairstyle she donned in the first Star Wars film. In a statement to People , Billie Lourd, Fisher's daughter, confirmed that her mother died in the early morning. (more...)
Tottenham Hostpur's Hugo Lloris extends stay with the club till 2022
- December 25, 2016

The talented striker has recently found his shooting boots again for the Spurs development team and he is now training with the first-teamers ahead of the clash with Mauricio Pochettino's former team on Boxing Day. "All our players want to be involved in the project for a long time". But it is fantastic news for us. Spurs' goalkeeper and captain is now committed until 2022 , this season's limp Champions League exit failing to push him towards the exit, and his manager said: "That is a ... (more...)
Police break into auto to rescue 'frozen' woman, find something extraordinary Police break into auto to rescue 'frozen' woman, find something extraordinary
- December 19, 2016

Temperatures were bitterly cold Friday morning - only about 8 degrees - and the vehicle was covered with a light dusting of snow, indicating it may have been parked overnight. Officers tried to find the car's owner, but were unsuccessful and ultimately made a decision to break the rear passenger-side window and open the door. (more...)
Louisville suspends assistant after Wake Forest probe
- December 18, 2016

Additionally, Indiana released a statement Friday afternoon saying that the school conducted its own review, which did not uncover any evidence that the Hoosiers had obtained confidential or inside information from Wake Forest personnel prior to its games against the program in 2015 and 2016. (more...)
Shameless' William H. Macy Says Emmy Rossum Deserves Equal Pay Shameless' William H. Macy Says Emmy Rossum Deserves Equal Pay
- December 16, 2016

Macy. If she can't close a deal, the show could move on without her or face cancellation. "So your co-star Emmy Rossum is locked in a contract dispute with Warner Brothers demanding equal pay". On Wednesday, Rossum tweeted that playing Fiona Gallagher has been one of the great privileges of her life, and she would continue to fill the role. (more...)
'Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign underway for holidays 'Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign underway for holidays
- December 16, 2016

Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that any decision to drive while impaired can have serious and even deadly consequences. Designate a sober driver ahead of time. -If you become intoxicated, do not drive for any reason. Call a taxi, Uber, phone a sober friend or family member or use our public bus system. (more...)
Cold wind chills, flurries to start the weekend Cold wind chills, flurries to start the weekend
- December 11, 2016

We'll have plenty of sun Thursday and Friday with afternoon highs in the mid to upper 20s. Wind chills will be in the teens for most of the day. The cold today will be accompanied by quite a gusty wind. That could be accompanied by a winter weather maker. The weekend has a bit of a speed-bump in it for Sunday morning. Thermometers could actually come close to 60 degrees at some point on Monday! Highs will be still be in the 40s this afternoon, however, with plenty of sunshine. (more...)
Second Texas elector not voting for Trump
- December 10, 2016

The election is over. Prominent Republican Senators have expressed growing concerns that our presidential election was compromised by foreign interest, likely Russian Federation who may have been interacting with the Trump campaign throughout the election. (more...)