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De Blasio Threatens to Sue if Feds Enforce Trump's Immigration Orders De Blasio Threatens to Sue if Feds Enforce Trump's Immigration Orders
- January 26, 2017

Ajeenah Amir, a spokeswoman for Mayor Jim Kenney, says "nothing about the city's policy is changing". City Councilmember Lorena Gonzalez drew parallels between the political temperament toward immigrants in the current presidential administration to the height of the English-only movement during her childhood as a member of a bilingual Latino family in the Yakima Valley. (more...)
Higgins to attend Trump inaugural, but Slaughter won't
- January 21, 2017

Mr. Trump fired back over the weekend on Twitter by saying that the Georgia Democrat should spend more time fixing his district rather than "falsely complaining" about election results. "Lewis" office acknowledged that the lawmaker had skipped Bush's inauguration in 2001. Those lawmakers think they know more than the rest of the nation and don't have to do what is right when it comes to the peaceful transfer of power in our country. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony willing to waive no-trade clause Carmelo Anthony willing to waive no-trade clause
- January 21, 2017

However, Lee passed on the shot and pump faked before passing to Brandon Jennings who was stripped by Wall as time expired. It's fair to say that Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony aren't fond of each other. Wall handled things from there as the Wizards won for the seventh time in eight games. "We've had so many last-second shots on the road that didn't go our way", coach Scott Brooks said. (more...)
Iowa and Illinois Senators raise questions for EPA Administrator nominee Iowa and Illinois Senators raise questions for EPA Administrator nominee
- January 20, 2017

In his opening statement , Pruitt offered the following on climate change: "Science tells us that the climate is changing and human activity in some manner impacts that change". Kennedy does not believe Pruitt will be able to shut down the agency - but he could cut funding and limit its effectiveness. However, at the same time Pruitt said that he planned to review the State of California's right to set its own air quality regulations. (more...)
NWS issues freeze warning, ice rain advisories across Green Country NWS issues freeze warning, ice rain advisories across Green Country
- January 16, 2017

Freezing rain already arrived today in the Midwest as a thick glaze of ice covered roads from Oklahoma to southern IL, causing numerous crashes, forcing the cancellation of schools, grounding flights and prompting dire warnings for people to stay home. (more...)
Protests mount in Atlanta amid push to dismantle Obamacare Protests mount in Atlanta amid push to dismantle Obamacare
- January 16, 2017

The controversial law had delivered health care coverage to about 20 million people . Almost two million Texans got healthcare coverage under the law according to the US Department of Health and Human Services. However Democrats and supporters say repealing it without a replacement would be detrimental. The rallies appear to be a last ditch effort to save the outgoing President's signature achievement. (more...)