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Alfred Angelo Bridal retailer reportedly closing its doors Alfred Angelo Bridal retailer reportedly closing its doors
- July 14, 2017

They also ordered and paid for bridesmaid dresses , but they have no information on whether they'll get those. Social media posts claiming the South Florida-based company was going out of business started spreading like wildfire Thursday. (more...)
Net Neutrality 'Day of Action' Fizzles into Big Yawn Net Neutrality 'Day of Action' Fizzles into Big Yawn
- July 13, 2017

It was part of a coordinated "Day of Action" aimed at convincing the Federal Communications Commission to keep in place current net neutrality regulations, which require internet providers treat all content equally. Although the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit later vacated those rules on unrelated grounds, the FCC's 2015 rules are actually more rigid than its previous rules, and thus pose an even greater threat to the First Amendment. (more...)
Republican Leader McConnell Hints at Bipartisan Action If Obamacare Repeal Fails Republican Leader McConnell Hints at Bipartisan Action If Obamacare Repeal Fails
- July 08, 2017

Medicaid (in Minnesota it is called Medical Assistance or M.A.) is the federal health insurance plan for this country's neediest: those with disabilities, the elderly, children, the poor and the sick. "We've got the insurance markets imploding all over the country, including in this state". That Act would radically restructure Medicaid. The proposal stands to be a flashpoint for Senate Republicans when they return from their July 4th break and try to revive the Obamacare repeal bill. (more...)
All Blacks name team for 3rd test against Lions All Blacks name team for 3rd test against Lions
- July 07, 2017

There was another interested spectator floating around today - one Richie McCaw, now a former great, but still a good friend of Read's. "Rory Best spoke earlier in the week about how the Irish felt they didn't handle the physicality that the All Blacks brought in the game two weeks after the Chicago game, even though they'd spoken about it", said Gatland. (more...)
Kent fireworks kick off holiday Kent fireworks kick off holiday
- July 02, 2017

Some communities including the City of Brighton enacted an ordinance limiting it to those days. To the novice, fireworks can be unsafe, even in ways people may not realize. According to the National Fire Protection Association, fireworks start an average of 18,500 fires per year, including 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires, and 16,900 outside and other fires. (more...)
4th of July Fireworks 2017 4th of July Fireworks 2017
- June 28, 2017

After the parade, food, music, field games and festivities on the Village Centre Green. For more information about the event, contact Special Events Coordinator Michael Howard at 817- 598-4034 or mhoward@weatherfordtx.gov. City officials ask to bring your family and friends, wear your red, white and blue, grab your lawn chairs, and head over to Gene L. Voyles Park, 210 Hudson Oaks Drive in Hudson Oaks. (more...)