• Wyoming unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in November
Wyoming unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in November

Putnam County's jobless rate in October was 3.3 percent, and Hancock County's was 3.4 percent. Unemployment numbers in Shelby County and the state of OH decreased slightly or remained the same in November. "In early 2010, few people would have thought it likely that we would ever see an OH county with an unemployment rate below 3 percent", sa...

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  • State Loses Nearly 10000 Residents Over Past Year
State Loses Nearly 10000 Residents Over Past Year

While eight states lost population between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016, IL lost the most, with 37,508, the numbers show. New York, Pennsylvania and Wyoming - all of which grew a year earlier - were among the eight states in the red. "It's likely that that's continuing". Before that, the population was slowly declining and stood at about 645,000. ...

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  • Mother who left son in freezing vehicle expected in court this week
Mother who left son in freezing vehicle expected in court this week

Police said the boy was "in a state of severe hypothermia", and while he was alive, he was on the verge of death. According to Thornton police officer Matt Barnes, Carmon told officers she couldn't remember the details of the accident. Investigators initially believed they were looking for a vehicle involved in a crash, but through surveillance v...

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  • John Glenn, 1st US astronaut to orbit Earth, dies at 95
John Glenn, 1st US astronaut to orbit Earth, dies at 95

After becoming the first American to orbit the earth in Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962, he returned to New Concord on March 3, 1962 for a homecoming parade. Glenn's entry into history came in early 1962 when fellow astronaut Scott Carpenter bade him "Godspeed, John Glenn " just before the OH native was rocketed into space for a record-bre...

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  • Former Army coach Bob Sutton: nothing a given in Army-Navy
Former Army coach Bob Sutton: nothing a given in Army-Navy

Naval Academy. The 2016 uniform top has a block N with four stars on each shoulder, just as Navy wore in the 1963 Army-Navy Game. The Black Knights are 9-8-2 when a President attends the game, but Navy has won the last three times it occurred.

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  • California prepares to fight Trump on immigration, other issues
California prepares to fight Trump on immigration, other issues

According to the resolutions, undocumented workers contribute $130 billion to California's gross domestic product and pay billions in state and local taxes, as they make up almost one-tenth of the state's workforce. "We're not going to allow personal data on individual Californians' religious beliefs to be used to compile an unconstitutional databa...

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  • Trump expands list of candidates to head State Dep't
Trump expands list of candidates to head State Dep't

Ron Wyden, D-Ore., that the NSA was collecting information on USA citizens - a claim that was later disproved by the release of one of the classified documents that Snowden disclosed. "When the government came after him, they charged him with a misdemeanour", Snowden added. Snowden, who spurred reforms by leaking thousands of Earth-shaking docu...

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  • Southern plagues: Drought, flood, fire and now killer storms
Southern plagues: Drought, flood, fire and now killer storms

The deaths occurred in the Rosalie community of Jackson County. Local officials said there were no 911 calls, reports of structural damage, injuries or sightings of tornados associated with a strong storm that pushed through Carroll County on Wednesday.

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  • USA defence bill pledges $900 million to Pakistan, but with conditions
USA defence bill pledges $900 million to Pakistan, but with conditions

The House on Friday passed an annual defense policy bill that includes the largest troop pay raise in six years and puts the brakes on an Army drawdown. The bill carries a provision to give a full 2.1% pay raise to our servicemen and women, and language from Congressman Mullin's DOD Workforce Flexibility Act.

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  • Federal order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp
Federal order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

On Monday, Jack Dalrymple, the governor of North Dakota, ordered a mandatory evacuation of the land managed by the army and occupied by the pipeline protesters "to safeguard against harsh winter conditions". The current proposed route, however, would take it through four states, stretching 1,172 miles to connect areas with oil in North Dakota to ...

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  • Jill Stein presidential recount effort prompts money gusher
Jill Stein presidential recount effort prompts money gusher

The Board of State Canvassers certified Trump's victory today, saying he won by almost 11,000 votes, a margin of two-tenths of a percentage point. "You have other people who have circulated petitions trying to get members of the Electoral College to vote against Donald Trump ", Rottinghaus said.

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  • Alt-right leader says he's 'disappointed' in Trump's disavowal
Alt-right leader says he's 'disappointed' in Trump's disavowal

Trump has been accused of fanning the flames of hate groups with his hard-line positions on immigration, his hesitance to denounce the former Klansman David Duke and his occasional promotion of white nationalist accounts on Twitter. Non-white and socially liberal people in America have every right to be afraid of the neo-Nazi white supremacists tha...

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  • Small Bussiness Saturday Thrives In St. Joseph
Small Bussiness Saturday Thrives In St. Joseph

It's always pretty awesome", says Sheryol Threewit, the owner of All Beautiful Things, a store located in downtown Decatur. "If you shop local", said Taylor, "we know most of our customers by name. Ellis Reeves, who works at the shop, says, "We have tons of merchandise and it's always changing, and today has just been insane it's one of the busie...

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  • No. 20 Baylor rallies to beat No. 10 Louisville in Bahamas
No. 20 Baylor rallies to beat No. 10 Louisville in Bahamas

Florida State's Jonathan Isaac (1) drives past from Temple's Ernest Aflakpui (24) during an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament in New York, Thursday, Nov. He hit a three to help MSU (3-3) keep momentum. "We'd been preparing for that for a while - we put a ton into that game", Wade said. And we did...

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  • Thanksgiving holiday schedule of city services
Thanksgiving holiday schedule of city services

Cardinal Community School District will not have classes Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. Friday customers will receive collection service on Saturday. 24-26. On Friday, buses and light rail will operate on a Saturday schedule. The normal schedule will resume Monday. Details: 301-600-2065 or visit www.FrederickCountyMd.gov/transit .

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  • Texas federal judge slaps hold on Obama administration's new Overtime Rule
Texas federal judge slaps hold on Obama administration's new Overtime Rule

Earlier this year, NLBMDA met with the White House's Office of Management Budget (OMB) Office of Information of Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) to point out that changes in the number of employees eligible for overtime pay failed to consider regional differences.

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  • Government calls for a ban on corporal punishment in all schools
Government calls for a ban on corporal punishment in all schools

More than 110,000 students nationwide were subjected to corporal punishment in the 2013-14 school year, according to the department's data, which is self-reported by school districts and collected biannually. On the same call, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten called ending corporal punishment "a moral matter" that transcen...

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  • Twitter Accidentally Suspends its Own CEO's Account
Twitter Accidentally Suspends its Own CEO's Account

Unsurprisingly, speculation as to the reason for the account's disappearance resulted in a lot of chatter online as to whether Dorsey had been removed from his position. The figure later popped back up to around 3.8 million. Dorsey's account was restored about half hour later, and at 9:15 p.m. EST, he had around 200 followers.

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  • Family of slain Stockton soldier booed on plane
Family of slain Stockton soldier booed on plane

Perry said several passengers in first class booed, complaining that it was "baloney" and that they paid first-class fares. When the plane arrived in Arizona, the captain announced that everyone was to remain seated to allow the Perry family to leave first.

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  • New Delhi targets older diesel vehicles to clear up choking smog
New Delhi targets older diesel vehicles to clear up choking smog

In Khan Market, one of Delhi's trendiest areas, shops that specialized in anti-pollution masks were doing brisk business as people queued up to buy some modicum of protection from the toxic smog. Terming as "severe" levels of pollution when PM 10 and PM 2.5 are above 431 and 251 micrograms per cubic metre respectively in the ambient air, it said ...

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