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Veterans remembered in Florida National Cemetery wreath laying ceremony


The ceremony will be coordinated at over 1,300 locations across the country. Over the last decade, volunteers have laid more than 700,000 memorial wreaths throughout the United States. So people are encouraged to say veterans' names as they put the wreaths on the graves. It's part of the national organization Wreaths Across America. Read More »

Tampa International Airport ranked number 2 in the nation for satisfaction


Chicago O'Hare International Airport saw its satisfaction score rise 9 points, thanks to a year nearly free of major weather events that helped operations and on-time performance. When it came to large airports, Portland International Airport, in Portland, Oregon, ranked highest for the second year in a row. At the bottom of that list: New York's LaGuardia Airport . Read More »

Lake effect snow warning issued for Central NY: 6-10 inches tonight


Precipitation is expected to change back to snow late Saturday afternoon. Periods of freezing rain, sleet and snow are likely to arrive in the region tonight into tomorrow. East-southeast wind 7 to 10 miles per hour becoming north-northwest in the afternoon. The advisory from the Pittsburgh area is in effect from 10 p.m. Read More »

1st US offshore wind farm opens off Rhode Island's coast

Electricity generated by the turbines is routed via submarine cables to the 1,000-strong community of Block Island, and back into Rhode Island's power grid. Developing the industry in America will increase our nation's competitiveness in the energy sector, revitalize industrial ports, bolster the manufacturing sector, and create good, high paying, jobs in the years to come. Read More »

Toys for Tots, Salvation Army team up for kids

The Lubbock Marine Corps with Toys For Tots made a decision to add another county to their visit list this year. The local Toys for Tots campaign is in its final week. Crawford said having fewer toys this year makes it even more hard because the number of Daviess County children needing gifts are up from last year. Read More »

Reports claim Lane Kiffin has been hired by Houston


He appeared to be in the running for vacancies at OR at Houston this week before those head coaching jobs were filled. Kiffin has spent the last three seasons as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Read More »

Obama, Trump: John Glenn a True American Hero

Then in 1962, during the Friendship 7 mission, he became the first American to orbit Earth. John Glenn, who died Thursday at age 95, was lauded as a hero of the American space program on February 20, 1962, when he became the nation's first astronaut to orbit the earth. Read More »

Kasich is right about presidential election

In a country as vast and geographically and culturally diverse as the United States there is certainly an argument to be made that a government chosen by the states is far more representative of all its people than the popular vote would be. Read More »

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


Navy holds a 60-49-7 edge over Army in the rivalry game first played in 1890. The Black Knights, meantime, will have had three weeks between games. I don't think you want to do anything to change (Army-Navy) being a standalone game and what it represents to our country. Zach Abey replaced Worth against Temple and finished with 70 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries. Read More »

Rio 2016, the most perfect imperfect Games - IOC


The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC ) made a decision to extend provisional measures in regard to Russian Federation over the recent doping scandals for an indefinite period, according to the board's declaration on Wednesday, APA reports quoting TASS. Read More »

'A clear shot' - police kill suspect, rescue children

Police escorted his body to a funeral home Friday as people lined the streets to pay their respects. After a 12-hour-long standoff, the suspect was shot and killed . "We had a SWAT member who had a clear shot". He was shot multiple times by suspected killer who has been identified by media outlets as Bruce Randall Johnson, 38. Read More »

Trump is expanding the search for his secretary of state

The Associated Press, citing two sources close to the transition, said Trump has grown wary of Giuliani's global business ties and public campaigning for the job. Trump's administration selections have largely been cheered by close allies and supporters, even though many have deep ties to Washington and Wall Street that would seem contradictory to the populist, outsider campaign he ran. Read More »

Feds to send arbitrators amid tensions over Dakota Access

It was a very simple solution: "all you had to do was back up and you wouldn't get wet", he said. The Morton County Sheriff's Office said protesters set fires while officers tried to disperse the crowds with tear gas, rubber bullets and water sprayed from hoses attached to fire engines. Read More »

No verdict in motorist death after 16 hours deliberation


Defense attorneys representing Slager in his murder trial asked for a mistrial shortly after the juror sent the judge the letter . The case appeared headed for a mistrial but the jury three times returned to deliberate after indicating to the judge it was unable to gain a consensus. Read More »

Plane carrying soccer team from Brazil crashes


The chartered plane was carrying 81 people, including the Chapecoense soccer team from southern Brazil . "Search and rescue of the crashed Chapecoense plane is suspended because of heavy rain in the accident area", Medellin airport, where the plane had been set to land, said on Twitter. Read More »

Officials investigating Ohio State attack as an act of terror


Authorities also said police believe that there was only one attacker. Neighbors said he was always polite and attended daily prayer services at a mosque on the city's west side. He said Artan did not say anything after exiting the vehicle. Officials have identified him as Abdul Artan, a Somali refugee who had US residency status. Read More »

Missing Mom Risked Being Hit by auto to Get Help: 911 Caller


Sherri says she was abducted while out for a jog on November 2. The police dispatches made during the discovery of the 34-year-old mother found on the side of a California road on Thanksgiving have been released. He said investigators have "sensitive information" that hasn't been discussed publicly because the incident is "still a critical active investigation". Read More »

Donald Trump disavows 'alt-right' group, defends Stephen Bannon


Spencer , a leading member of the so-called alt-right movement, told the crowd that Donald Trump's victory in the USA election means a victory for the white race in its supposed struggle to take back a country that "belongs to us". I disavow, and I condemn", Trump responded. But Trump denounced the white nationalists Tuesday. Trump dismissed any notion that Bannon is a racist or is associated with the "alt-right" movement. Read More »

Western Michigan's Davis sets FBS receiving record


Western Michigan beat Toledo 55-35 to finish the season undefeated. He said afterward he wasn't sure the exact moment when the record fell. It's safe to say Davis has solidified himself as one of the top receivers in the upcoming NFL Draft class, which is why many believe he could be selected within the first two rounds. Read More »

Trump shares message of unity on Thanksgiving Eve


There is no evidence of election tampering in the states where Trump scored razor-thin victories, but Green Party spokesman George Martin insisted "the American public needs to have it investigated to make sure our votes count". The campaign had raised about $5.2 million as of Friday afternoon. Election officials estimate the effort will cost up to $1 million. In this January 8, 2015 photo, South Carolina Gov. Read More »

Cool, cloudy Thanksgiving day forecast ahead


At the Las Cruces Sun-News, 7.35 inches of precipitation has been measured so far this year, compared to 11.75 inches a year ago. Tonight Cloudy, with a low around 33. Sunday .Partly cloudy in the morning.Then mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Friday: Mostly cloudy with a few light showers. Read More »

GOP lodges post-election complaints

But yesterday a formal protest was filed in Bladen County challenging over 400 fraudulent votes that stem from an "absentee ballot mill" run by a Democratic PAC. As of late Friday afternoon Cooper's lead had grown to more than 6,300 votes. The fraudulent ballots were identified as problematic after Dowless brought suspicions of voter fraud in his race for Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor to the attention of the Bladen County Board of Elections prior to Election Day. Read More »

Trout, Bryant win MVP awards


Trout hit.315 with 29 homers and 100 RBIs. Even if he doesn't win, he'll be part of the conversation for years to come. Another woeful season (the Angels won only 74 games in 2016) seemed to be the biggest obstacle Trout would face again this season, but something changed this time around, and it changed for the better. Read More »

No. 13 Oregon beats Tennessee 69-65 in OT in Maui


Chris Boucher got a rebound and scored to put OR back in the lead before John Fulkerson made two free throws for Tennessee to tie it 63-63. "They're probably light years different (than last year's team)", Thompson said of the Badgers . Read More »