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Trump University: Lawsuit Alleges 'School For Success' Was A Scam Trump University: Lawsuit Alleges 'School For Success' Was A Scam
- February 27, 2016

That allegation is mostly true. According to the CBS story, which aired on September 24, the "now-defunct" Trump University was a "non-accredited school that offered, among other things, real estate seminars, but no degrees". This is in stark contrast to one of the claimants in the lawsuit saying that after her $35,000 payment she was unable to reach any of the instructors for further tutelage. (more...)
Kohn: Democratic Party superdelegates are undemocratic Kohn: Democratic Party superdelegates are undemocratic
- February 26, 2016

Both major political parties allocate their delegates according to complex formulas involving congressional or state senate districts. Minnesota has 16 superdelegates. A day later the Trump campaign had changed the page. Once you know your precinct number, you can find your caucus location at www.coloradodems.org/content/eagle-caucus-locations-2016 . (more...)
$30 million approved by House to partially reimburse Flint water bills $30 million approved by House to partially reimburse Flint water bills
- February 26, 2016

Tanghe said the city will also be including notification in residents' water bills as a reminder. Mary Lawston, a retired widow, said that she still struggles to pay between $172 and $214 a month for water she and her grandchildren can't use. (more...)
Nevada Gov. Sandoval rules self out for Supreme Court consideration Nevada Gov. Sandoval rules self out for Supreme Court consideration
- February 26, 2016

Asserting that he would fulfil his constitutional duty to appoint the next justice to the US Supreme Court, President Barack Obama has said he is looking for a judge with a "sterling record" who has respect for the judiciary's role. Two people familiar with the process say the White House is considering Sandoval as one of several potential nominees to the Supreme Court. But analysts suggested the report is credible. (more...)
Federal Grand Jury Indicts Cliven Bundy, Four Others on Charges in Nevada
- February 25, 2016

Finicum, part of the occupation of an OR wildlife refuge, was shot and killed by police who tried to arrest him on January 26, 2016. Federal officials have said Bundy unlawfully allowed his cattle to graze on federal public lands for more than 20 years, refusing to pay grazing fees and ignoring federal court orders in 1998 and in 2013 to remove his cows or have them removed by the government. (more...)
Roofs ripped off buildings in Pensacola, Florida Roofs ripped off buildings in Pensacola, Florida
- February 25, 2016

A deadly storm system spawned tornadoes in Gulf Coast states Tuesday night. Forecasters with the National Weather Service had to take cover Tuesday in a shelter in Slidell, Louisiana , because a tornado was nearby. Tornadoes are also still a major threat for Wednesday, stretching from the Miami and Tampa areas up along the coast and through Virginia, according to The Weather Channel's Domenica Davis . (more...)