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Wear red, raise awareness about heart disease

Wear red, raise awareness about heart disease People are encouraged to " Go Red for Women " on February 3 by wearing red to promote awareness of the leading cause of death among women, which is heart disease. The final myth to cover is that if heart disease runs in someone's family, there is nothing they can do about it. Cardiovascular disease claimed the lives of almost 500,000 American women each year, yet women were not paying attention. [Full Article...]

NYC Delis, Bodegas to Close Thursday in Protest of Trump Travel Ban

NYC Delis, Bodegas to Close Thursday in Protest of Trump Travel Ban On Thursday, February 2, Yemeni grocery store owners across five NY boroughs will close 1,000 stores from 12pm to 8pm in response to the Trump administration's infamous "Muslim Ban" executive order. Trump's executive order placed a 90-day moratorium on immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries, including refugees and people holding valid travel visas, to allow for what the administration ca... [Full Article...]

Inmates Are Holding Guards Hostage at a Delaware Prison

Inmates Are Holding Guards Hostage at a Delaware Prison Two of the prison employees and 46 inmates were released on Wednesday and overnight by the hostage-takers, before police breached the building at 5am local time on Thursday. A second call came from a woman who said her son was in the prison and was being held hostage. Two employees at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna were later released. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory for WNY, N. Pa. areas

Winter Weather Advisory for WNY, N. Pa. areas Snow will spread west to east over the area later tonight and will continue Tuesday before tapering off late Tuesday afternoon and evening. In southern Erie and Wyoming counties, it begins at 1 p.m. You go up to Oil City though, and the high today will be in the mid-30s. Up to two inches is possible in the Portland area, but the forecast for lowland Cowlitz County is about a half inch accu... [Full Article...]

Temperatures expected to drop, chance of rain later this week

Temperatures expected to drop, chance of rain later this week Enjoy this evening while you can because a cold front will move in bringing cooler temperatures starting tomorrow . Rain clears for the weekend and then returns on Sunday night and Monday . Today: A.M. snow showers north, mostly cloudy, warmer. Tuesday - Mostly cloudy with a high in the low 40s. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. [Full Article...]

President Trump blames two Senators on trying to start World War III

President Trump blames two Senators on trying to start World War III Senate Foreign Relations Chairman (and fellow Republican) Bob Corker agreed, saying Drumpf's administration should immediately make revisions to the executive order. "At this very moment, American troops are fighting side-by-side with our Iraqi partners to defeat ISIL", McCain and Graham wrote. But this executive order bans Iraqi pilots from coming to military bases in Arizona to fight our commo... [Full Article...]

After 41 Years, Righteous Brothers' Singer Learns Who Killed Ex-Wife

Neighbors - concerned when they could not contact her - called police. The case has remained unsolved for four decades despite working up a DNA profile of the killer based on forensic evidence found at the crime scene. Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said investigators believe Kenneth Eugene Troyer was responsible for the January 1976 slaying of Karen Klaas. [Full Article...]

Family discovers a moose in their basement

It's not uncommon to find an undesirable critter in a long-neglected wing of a basement - roaches, spiders and rodents come to mind. Law enforcement officers and those from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game tried to shoo the moose upstairs beginning at about 2:30 a.m. [Full Article...]

AG Healey: Mass. Is Joining Lawsuit Against Trump's Travel Ban

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Tuesday that her office will seek to join a federal case that challenges the ban on immigration from seven predominately-Muslim countries, alleging that it is unconstitutional and harmful to the citizens, academic institutions and businesses in Massachusetts. [Full Article...]

Protests at Dulles persist as Trump's refugee ban continues

Incredible and emotional scenes across airports as the Trump's ban comes into effect for nationals of 7 Muslim majority countries. That meant that even those with permanent residency "green cards" or other visas risked not being let back in to the United States. [Full Article...]

Trump Gives Boost To Pipeline Firms, MLPs & Funds

Trump Gives Boost To Pipeline Firms, MLPs & Funds In particular, we need pipelines to carry oil and gas from the Marcellus and Utica shale formations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and OH to markets in New York, New England, and the Gulf Coast. Moyer went on to state that there are several other pipelines already put in place in the area that have not caused environmental issues, referencing pipelines that date back to 1982. [Full Article...]

State Officials React to President Trump's Executive Order on Refugees

State Officials React to President Trump's Executive Order on Refugees Cuomo counsel Alphonso David said the hotline will be available to family and friends wishing to discretely alert state authorities of any immigrant returning to the NY from the seven countries in Trump's order. NY voters will vote this year on whether to approve a constitutional convention, which would be a multi-year process to rewrite the state's constitution. [Full Article...]

Supporting Our International Students

Instead, Vitter's statement said the university was still "gathering information and evaluating the impact of executive orders ". More than 17,000 students from the seven countries listed in the president's order were enrolled at USA schools in the 2015-2016 year, according to the Institute of International Education . [Full Article...]

Trump's Supreme Court pick may spark another partisan battle

Republican presidents of the 80s, 90s, and 2000s hoped to turn the court into a conservative bulwark. Also, in an interview with Sean Hannity of Fox News last week, President Trump revealed that, in his mind, he had all but made his decision. [Full Article...]

Bobcat escapes from National Zoo

Bobcat escapes from National Zoo Zoo spokeswoman Pamela Baker-Masson said that no one should panic over the situation. She said the zoo has placed traps to capture Ollie , if she returns. While no bobcats are known to live in Rock Creek Park, which surrounds the zoo, bobcats are native to much of North America and its mid-Atlantic region. [Full Article...]

Malia Obama gets political and attends a Dakota Access Pipeline protest event

Woodley, who has been actively protesting the pipeline for some time and got arrested for the cause past year, was happy to see the former first daughter join the protest . Woodley has been part of the Dakota Pipeline since the beginning. On January 25, President Trump signed an executive order that approved the controversial project. [Full Article...]

Snow expected Sunday, winter weather advisory in effect

A second round of snow showers is expected from mid-afternoon through the late evening hours Sunday. The remainder of Monday will be cold and windy, with high temperatures only expected to reach the mid-30s. today and a chance of rain and snow between 9 a.m. The advisory, effective until noon Monday, predicted snow accumulations of two to four inches in West Virginia's lowlands. [Full Article...]

Governor Cuomo announces legal advice hotline

Sunday that the state does yet not have a solid number of how many people have been detained at JFK Airport. NEW YORK , NY - JANUARY 28: Protestors rally during a demonstration against the new immigration ban issued by President Donald Trump at John F. [Full Article...]

Most Doctors Who Voted For Trump Don't Want Obamacare Repealed

Most Doctors Who Voted For Trump Don't Want Obamacare Repealed With President Donald Trump threatening to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare , many hospitals across the country, including in Region 8, are paying close attention to health care. But, to be clear, this would not be "better coverage" as the term is commonly understood, with more robust benefits and less cost sharing. Repealing the ACA, also known as " Obamacare ", would not do a sing... [Full Article...]

Dade Is the First Sanctuary Domino to Fall

Gimenez is a Republican who attended Trump's inauguration, but who said he voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton. Trump's order, signed Wednesday , threatens to stop federal funds to jurisdictions where law enforcement does not share the immigration status of all the people they encounter with the federal government. [Full Article...]


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