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Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try

WASHINGTON - Does money roll downhill? In their drive to cut taxes, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are betting it does. Behind their legislation is a theory long popular among conservatives: Slash taxes for corporations and rich people, who will then hire, invest and profit - a

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2017-11-17 22:06:00

Fees to protest at Kansas Capitol to rise substantially

TOPEKA - Advocacy groups wanting to hold events at the Kansas Capitol will pay more - sometimes substantially more - under a new fee schedule set to take effect Jan. 1. Currently, Kansas charges $20 for any activist group event at the Capitol. Under the new rules, the lowest price will be $50 for ev

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2017-11-17 22:03:00

Rev Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson's disease diagnosis

CHICAGO - The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans to "dedicate" himself to physical therapy to slow the progress of the disease. In a letter to supporters, the 76-year-old civil rights icon said family

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2017-11-17 21:58:00

Kansas fraud case holds Missouri man

A 33-year-old St. Joseph, Missouri man is in the Atchison County Jail held on $10,000 bond in connection with a fraud case during October at Walmart. Nicholas R. Pickett was arrested Thursday on an Atchison County District Court warrant charging him with felony computer crime, theft and theft by dec

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2017-11-17 21:53:00

Ambulance board to stay in place

The Atchison County Ambulance Advisory Board will stay intact - at least for the time being. That was the message Director Wesley Lanter, Atchison County Emergency Management, delivered to Atchison County Commission members during their workshop session Nov. 13. Commissioners had recently sought inp

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2017-11-17 21:36:00

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Sunday, Nov. 19 Benedictine College/Atchison Community Orchestra concert, 3 p.m. in the O'Malley-McAllister Auditorium on the BC campus. Monday, Nov. 20 Storytime, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Atchison Public Library. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6:30 p.m. in the basement of First Baptist Church, 1640 Ri

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2017-11-17 20:31:00

County schools receive grant benefit

Acceptance of a $1,998 grant was among one of the articles of business when USD 377 Board of Education members gathered Nov. 13 for their regular meeting. The Outdoor Learning Campus, located on Atchison County Community Junior Senior High School grounds, is the recipient of a State of Kansas Outdoo

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2017-11-17 19:09:00

Labor report shows positive numbers

The unemployment rate in Atchison County stands at 4.3 percent, according to the October unemployment report released Friday by the Kansas Department of Labor. The local unemployment rate has decreased by 2 percentage points over the last 12 months from 6.3 percent in October 2016, according to KDOL

ATCHISONGLOBENOW.COM - 2017-11-17 15:55:00

Police: Woman went through red light, caused crash

KINGSBURY -- Two people were hurt Thursday afternoon when two cars collided at the intersection of Route 196 and Burgoyne Avenue, police said. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said Tracey L. Bennefield, 40, of Queensbury passed through a red light while driving south on Burgoyne, resulting in

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 10:31:00

Bicyclist ticketed after Queensbury crash

QUEENSBURY - A bicyclist was ticketed - and then taken to the hospital - after he did not stop at an intersection on Aviation Road and hit a car Thursday, according to the Warren County sheriff's office. Deputies said Ryan J. Kiltz, 24, drove into the side of a Subaru driven by Elizabeth A. McGraw.

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-17 07:56:13

Looking back at local history: Nov. 17

Take a look back at local history. Here are the top stories for Nov. 17 from one, five and 10 years ago. Gore Mountain Ski Center in Johnsburg has continued taking steps over the summer to ensure that area Nordic skiers, yes Nordic skiers, have a ... QUEENSBURY -- Warren County supervisors on Friday

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 11:30:00

Families team to offer spectator bus to Glens Falls football game

Buy Now Glens Falls quarterback Joseph Girard III scrambles for a touchdown during the second quarter of their Nov. 10 Class B state quarterfinal game against Gouverneur. No. 1-ranked Glens Falls (11-0) and fifth-ranked Pleasantville (10-1) square off for the second straight year Saturday at 3 p.m.

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 17:28:00

New initiative seeks to expand group tourism in Warren County

LAKE GEORGE - The Convention and Visitors Bureau arm of the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce is making plans to bring more groups to the region, thanks to increased funding from Warren County. The county Board of Supervisors has agreed to give 72 percent more occupancy tax money to the CVB n

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 22:00:00

Ivy Island, a crumbling oasis, is being restored

Ivy Island, a crumbling oasis, is being restored 1 / 82 Back to Gallery LAKE LUZERNE - Ivy Island is the tiny patch of ground, the lone island, on Lake Luzerne. With its stand of assorted pines, rising above the shimmering waters, the island is a picturesque and serene vision of Adirondack beauty th

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-17 13:50:43

Bicyclist ticketed after collision with car

QUEENSBURY -- A bicyclist was hurt and ticketed Thursday night when he rode a bike into the side of a car on Aviation Road, police said. Ryan J. Kiltz, 24, was heading east when he rode into the side of a 2016 Subaru driven by Elizabeth McGraw, 54, of Queensbury, according to the Warren County Sheri

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 11:01:00

Correction: Queensbury tree-lighting event is Dec. 8

A story about holiday celebrations in the ADK Holiday special advertising supplement included in Friday's Post-Star included an incorrect date and start time for Queensbury's annual tree-lighting celebration. The free event, which include entertainment, special guest appearances, refreshments and a

POST-STAR - 2017-11-17 19:45:00

Evansville Man Faces Drug Charges after Running from Police

An Evansville man is facing a felony drug charges after running from police. Robert Embry is charged with possession of cocaine. On November 16th around 11:00 p.m., officers tired to pull Embry over near Third Avenue. Once he stopped, Embry immediately opened his door and ran to a nearby park with

WEVV.COM - 2017-11-17 17:05:04

14 People Face Federal Charges In Meth Trafficking Ring

Fourteen people are facing federal charges for their alleged role in a meth trafficking ring. Theses arrests come after a citywide effort to stop drug trafficking in the area. Between October 2016 and November 13, 2017, Tommy Howard and Andrea Maddox allegedly led and supervised a drug ring to distr

WEVV.COM - 2017-11-16 22:13:40

Crews Battle Fire in Evansville

A structure fire breaks out in the 2100 block of Pineshore Court in Evansville. The Evansville Fire Department says they originally heard reports of a lawn mower on fire just before 12:30 p.m., but were alerted that the fire had spread when they were on their way. Once EFD arrived on the scene they

WEVV.COM - 2017-11-17 20:38:20

Evansville Regional Airport Receives National Recognition

The Evansville Regional Airports is gaining national recognition. It received two national awards for excellence in marketing, communications and customer service during the Airports Council International-North America's (ACI-NA) 2017 Marketing and Communications Conference in St. Louis. The awards

WEVV.COM - 2017-11-17 21:47:32