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ECN wishes you a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year (or Festivus)

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Another tweet meant to boost the spirits of anyone that had to work in order to keep stores open on Christmas Day reads, "I'd just like to say, thank you to whoever works in retail during the holiday season!" Wishing you a wonderful Christmas filled with memories you'll always treasure. Read More »

Sterling, Toure decisive vs. Hull

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Defeat was harsh on Hull , who have won just once in the league since August, after a battling display nearly saw them take the lead when Bacary Sagna cleared off the line from Michael Dawson. Toure has scored all 10 of his penalties for City and has three goals since returning to the team after being ostracized by Guardiola early in the season. Read More »

Mild and cloudy on Christmas Day

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Northwest wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 65. Winds could gust as high as 40 miles per hour. Cold air moves back in for Tuesday night and Wednesday with more seasonable temperatures for the middle of the week. Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Read More »

Miles Teller "doing OK" following car accident

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Law enforcement sources told TMZ the accident was not Miles' fault, and neither Miles nor Keleigh were hurt. Adding that he was "happy" to have walked away from the crash, he blamed heavily on the other driver involved, calling her actions "irrational and ignorant". Read More »

Denver weather forecast today, December 23: A high of 51

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A winter weather advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties. Light snow may spread into the Northern Plains and northern Great Lakes region as early as Wednesday, thanks to a low-pressure system moving eastward from the Northwest. Read More »

Berlin's Christmas market reopens amid manhunt

German security services say they are keeping an eye on some 540 radical Islamists they consider potentially unsafe. Prosecutors denied reports that four people who allegedly were in contact with the suspect had been detained. He is thought to have used six different aliases and three different nationalities. Amri's brother, Abdelkader, has urged his sibling to hand himself in . Read More »

Indiana Mom Accused of Beating Children for Opening Christmas Presents Early: Prosecutors

Neighbors say they can't imagine how Collins could do this to her children. The girl added that Collins stormed all over the house ranting that she had "the worst kids ever" and that they were "ungrateful". She's the one that went to an adult for help. Collins has been charged with two counts of battery for allegedly slamming the boys into walls and whipping them with a belt. Read More »

Police officer ties speeding college student's necktie

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He said he was speeding to his friend's house to get help. Folczyk tied the tie around his own neck while the student grabbed his license and registration. A police officer pulled over the student last month for speeding. "Thank you so much". He let the student go with just a warning. 'Alright man, slow down!' Folczyk says, leaving the student with a warning and a professional look before his presentation. Read More »

Six retailers agree to end on-call scheduling: AG Schneiderman

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Since previous year, Abercrombie & Fitch Co, Gap Inc, Pier 1 Imports Inc, and L Brands Inc, the parent of Bath & Body Works and Victoria's Secret Stores LLC, among other companies, have said they would stop using on-call scheduling. Algorithms in software have helped retailers lower costs through efficient staffing, cutting loose workers in slow times and keeping them "on call" for busy periods, but the practice makes it more hard for retail workers to manage households, attend school, work ... Read More »

Donations Down in Red Kettle Campaign

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Lt. Amber Meo, Corps Officer for The Salvation Army of Tallahassee, states, "This year, we were happy to partner with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. We thank every single person who sponsored a child or senior this year". It's an expensive decision not to ring for one day, especially when the Army is already falling behind the goal in donations. "I've been doing it for about 25 years, our company has been doing it for seven". Read More »

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »