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North Korea urges Australia to dump Donald Trump

North Korea has warned Australia to distance itself from the Trump US administration or face the consequences. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop described the letter as "unprecedented", and saw it as proof that sanctions were having their desired effect. The letter, addressed to "the parliaments of diff

RAWGISTAFRICA.COM - 2017-10-20 16:46:00

Survey: US uninsured up 3.5M this year; expected to rise

Graphic shows Gallup poll of U.S. adults who say they lack health insurance; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm; By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3.5 million this year, as rising premiums and political turmoil o

KTEN.COM - 2017-10-20 11:02:00

Speaker listens - Brownsville Herald: Editorials

Something significant happened Wednesday when U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan visited the Rio Grande Valley on an hours-long tour: The closest he got to the international border was when he flew into and out of McAllen airport. Instead, the man who is third in line of succession to the president spent

BROWNSVILLE HERALD - 2017-10-20 07:15:00

Jamestown Students Find Beat, Rhythm In Reading

Deborah Sunya Moore, Chautauqua Institution's vice president and director of marketing, leads first-graders at Love Elementary School in reading to a beat. P-J photo by Gavin Paterniti Most people wouldn't think of singing along with the books they read, but that's exactly what some of Jamestown Pu

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-10-20 07:00:00

EPA orders more repairs at waste pits following Harvey

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency says it has ordered two companies to make more extensive repairs to stabilize the area around the San Jacinto River Waste Pits following Hurricane Harvey. EPA said Thursday that a survey of the area near the San Jacinto River Waste Pits found ero

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-10-20 07:00:00

Pullman event puts Palouse Basin water issues in the spotlight

PULLMAN - Hundreds of people trickled in and out of the Schweitzer Engineering Event Center on Thursday night to imagine a day without water during the Palouse Water Basin Summit. The event was hosted by the Palouse Basin Aquifer Committee, formed in 1967 because of declining groundwater levels in l

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2017-10-20 07:00:00

Saving lives: Genesee man honored as USO's Sailor of the Year

Terence Parsons could have stayed on the family farm in Genesee and made an honest, hard-working living. Instead, he chose an honest, hard-working life of service. The training he received as a Navy corpsman not only gave him the skills needed to treat 18 Marines involved in a mass casualty situatio

LEWISTON MORNING TRIBUNE - 2017-10-20 07:00:00

Gun, drugs found inside locker at South Bend high school

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A student at Washington High School was detained by police Wednesday night after a gun and drugs were found inside the student's athletic locker, officials said. The drugs and marijuana were found by students who were at the school for a practice. School wasn't in session d

WNDU - 2017-10-20 06:50:00

Toppenish school board races feature incumbents, newcomers

TOPPENISH, Wash. - Two incumbents Toppenish school board members are facing challengers in the November general election. Whoever succeeds will be part of the board responsible for 4,300 students and 500 employees, operating with an annual budget of $55 million. District 2 director Enedeo Garza, who

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2017-10-20 06:50:00

Pedestrian hit on Charleston's east end

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Metro 911 Dispatchers say that a pedestrian hit in the 1600 block of Washington Street East. According to dispatchers a teenager was hit and is bleeding from the nose. The person struck was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incide

WSAZ - 2017-10-20 06:44:00

City seeks bids to fix entryway

A garage tunnel entryway into the downtown Jackson Street parking garage will receive additional upgrades. The tunnel, an extension of Friendship Alley that creates a connection from Washington to Jackson streets, is being redesigned by Columbus architect Louis Joyner, who was hired by the city in M

REPUBLIC - 2017-10-20 06:19:31

Crime Stoppers offering reward for location of North Plains deadly shooting suspect

The Washington County Sheriff's Office, along with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help locating a suspect responsible for a fatal shooting that happened in North Plains. On Sept. 19, Michael Zven Arch, 39, was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the 16000 block of Northwest

KPTV.COM - 2017-10-20 06:10:00

Trine receives national recognition for excellence in student voter engagement

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Trine University received a Best in Class Award for having the most improved student voting rate within the four-year, small, private institution category at the first ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony. Trine also earned a Bronze Seal for achieving a student voting rate between 50

EVENING STAR - 2017-10-20 06:00:00

Jenkins visits Raleigh General, discusses future of health care

During a stop Thursday in the heart of the Third Congressional District, Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va., visited Raleigh General Hospital to talk about the challenges of health care delivery in the southern part of the state. While his meeting with hospital administrators was closed to the media, Jenkin

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-10-20 06:00:00

Other voices: Victory over Islamic State is near. Then what?

The once-fearsome Islamic State army now staggers through its last days. U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters declared Tuesday that they had recaptured Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of the fast-crumbling caliphate. That is a swift and remarkable achievement for an improbable coalition of global friends

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-10-20 05:43:22

In 1946, a black newspaper led a campaign to get the NFL to hire Kenny ‎Washington‏ - and desegregated the league

While the technology of media-led campaigns for change may have improved, they are far from a modern phenomenon. Just look at Kenny Washington, a friend and former teammate of Jackie Robinson's. As described in a mini-documentary by Timeline, the Los Angeles born-and-bred running back was a star pla

RAW STORY - 2017-10-20 05:39:00

Trinity's 2017 House Tour this weekend

This weekend marks the 61st year that Trinity Episcopal Church has presented three county houses for its annual House Tour. The dates are Saturday and Sunday, the third full weekend in the month. This has been the traditional weekend for the tour - guaranteed to be a perfect fall weekend, a time to

RAPPAHANNOCK NEWS - 2017-10-20 05:22:10

Officials worried Alabama could lose House seat

Alabama could lose a congressional seat after the next U.S. Census report, potentially diluting the state's influence in Washington and impacting the flow of federal money to the state. Local officials said this week they already are preparing for the 2020 count, which could result in the state losi

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-10-20 05:15:00

"We are back, welcome home everybody;" Plaisance Elementary holds reopening ceremony

PLAISANCE, La. (KLFY) - When the floods hit Acadiana last August, Plaisance Elementary took in over a foot of water. Students, faculty, and staff were re-zoned to Washington Elementary, while the school underwent renovations to repair the damage. Thursday afternoon, there's was a huge re-opening cer

KLFY.COM - 2017-10-20 04:35:48

Letter to the editor: Police budget cuts a logical choice

According to Budget Officer Brian Campbell, who also is the chairman of the Finance Committee here in Washington County, finances are way out of balance and cuts must be considered, no matter what department is deemed to be the "sacred cow." Daily I look at the police blotter. Yesterday (Oct. 11), i

POST-STAR - 2017-10-20 04:00:00