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Hispanic Early Voter Turnout in Nevada Could Bode Well for Clinton
- November 07, 2016

Speaking in Tampa, the Republican insisted he will take that state in the election. But Democratic turnout picked up steam, and they're now ahead by a little more than 7,200 votes, according to the latest numbers from the Florida Department of State. (more...)
Million Chicago Cubs Fans Celebrate at World Series Parade, Rally Million Chicago Cubs Fans Celebrate at World Series Parade, Rally
- November 07, 2016

After traversing downtown, the official parade route will commence at 11am on Michigan Avenue between Oak Street and Ohio Street, and then along Columbus Drive between Monroe Street and Balbo Avenue. Laurie Winter woke up at 4am so she and her two-year-old son, Cooper, could come in from the suburb of South Elgin and be among the fans outside Wrigley Field to see the players. (more...)
Crews Urge Homeowners to Check Smoke Alarms After Fire Destroys Layton Home
- November 07, 2016

Officials say smoke detectors should be tested monthly. The battery-changing ritual should include checking that the device has not passed an expiration date, and clearing dust from slots or sensors. Indiana State Fire Marshal Jim Greeson is advising all Indiana residents to have at least one working smoke detector in their residence. ยท Smoke alarms are available for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. (more...)
The Trend Toward Legalizing Recreational Marijuana The Trend Toward Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
- November 07, 2016

Polls have shown health care to be a far less important issue than the economy and foreign policy in the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Ignored in the tumult of the presidential race is the fact that the 2016 election may be a milestone in the struggle to end marijuana prohibition. (more...)
LeBron James passes Hakeem Olajuwon on all-time scoring list
- November 07, 2016

Irving is averaging 26 points per game, shooting 48 percent from the field and 50 percent from 3-point range this season. He scored 22 points with six rebounds as he continued to impress in his de facto rookie season. That was indeed the case on Thursday with Brown making his first National Basketball Association start in place of Jae Crowder who is out for at least a couple weeks with an ankle injury. (more...)
Mosul Today: Advances slow in Mosul, bombers hit elsewhere
- November 07, 2016

Both sides fired mortar rounds and automatic weapons, snipers dueled from rooftops, and dozens of civilians emerged from their homes, some carrying white flags. On Saturday, recent satellite images emerged showing that the extremists have set up formidable defenses created to bog down advancing forces, including rows of concrete barricades, earth berms and rubble blocking key routes leading to the core of the city. (more...)
Comey tells Congress FBI has not changed conclusions on Clinton emails Comey tells Congress FBI has not changed conclusions on Clinton emails
- November 07, 2016

The FBI had been under pressure to reveal additional details about its new email review following Comey's abrupt disclosure on October 28 that the bureau had discovered emails that were potentially relevant to the Clinton investigation. House Speaker Paul Ryan dismissed the significance of Comey's latest letter. "We're glad to see that as we were, that he has found, as we were confident that he would, that he has confirmed that the conclusions that he reached in July", said Clinton. (more...)
Poll shows tight contest for California drug price initiative Poll shows tight contest for California drug price initiative
- November 07, 2016

When voters are asked if they support "strongly" or "not so strongly", strong support plummets to 49% for all voters. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday that she plans to vote in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana in California . (more...)
Browns' Erving, Cowboys' Irving ejected on fifth play of game Browns' Erving, Cowboys' Irving ejected on fifth play of game
- November 07, 2016

Video of the fight quickly spread across social media. The Cleveland Browns got a field goal on their opening drive, but will have to play the rest of the game without their starting center. Erving missed three games with a bruised lung, and one of his replacements - Austin Reiter - tore a knee ligament. Look for veteran John Greco to take over at center with fifth-rounder Spencer Drango taking over at guard. (more...)
Time Change: Fall Back, Replace Smoke Alarm Batteries
- November 07, 2016

If you do not have a working smoke detector, or if you need help with installation, contact your local fire department. If you have any questions about your smoke alarms , Captain Smith says there are a lot of M.S.at 235-8222. "If you don't have the means to get a smoke detector, make sure you call and have someone bring one out to you". Daylight Savings Time can serve as a reminder to "Change your Clock, Change your Batteries". (more...)
Chicago Cubs parade: Millions of fans swarm streets Chicago Cubs parade: Millions of fans swarm streets
- November 06, 2016

Players hoisted the Commissioner's Trophy as a large replica of the trophy went past on the back of a pickup truck. Before the rally, throngs of young and old blue-clad fans roared as the motorcade of open-roofed buses carrying the players cruised along Lake Shore Drive. (more...)
Trump urges supporters to vote 'by the millions' Trump urges supporters to vote 'by the millions'
- November 06, 2016

Her campaign said in a statement, "Michigan is an important state and Hillary Clinton has been campaigning aggressively here in order to win on Election Day". The survey finds little sign of a large engagement advantage among Democrats or Republicans at this point - 62 percent of registered voters in both groups say they are following the race "very closely", and 88 percent in each group say they are "absolutely certain to vote" or volunteer they have already cast their ballot. (more...)
Race tightening, Clinton leans on retooled Obama coalition
- November 06, 2016

Polls suggest Democrat Mrs Clinton has a narrow lead ahead of Tuesday's vote as she aims to become the first woman to take the top job in the White House - almost 16 years after her husband Bill left the role. Potentially, candidates could also forge a path to 270 by winning enough small states such as Nevada, Iowa and New Hampshire - or by winning a state that's historically voted for the opposing camp. (more...)
Mornings to be lighter, evenings darker; standard time back
- November 06, 2016

Let's break it all down real quick here: Sunday morning (November 6), Americans will come together and turn their clocks back . Prior to the Uniform Time Act of 1966, each state determined its own start and end dates for Daylight Saving Time ( DST ) - and even which parts of the state would use the system. (more...)
Another close election in Florida? Count on it Another close election in Florida? Count on it
- November 06, 2016

This year, early voters marked their ballots at either the Election Board headquarters or Hardesty Regional Library. This is a weird line of attack for Clinton to choose. He does know, however, what he doesn't want: "We're exhausted of the status quo". "California Clinton voter looking to trade with someone in swing state , especially Colorado as that's where I'm from". (more...)
Pence Blasts 'Failing' Obamacare at Pa. Event With Trump
- November 06, 2016

Agreement on repealing and replacing Obamacare is bringing the Speaker of the House and GOP presidential nominee together during the final stretch of the election. "Her election would mire our government and our country in a constitutional crisis that we can not afford", Trump declared Monday in Grand Rapids, Michigan, pointing to the FBI's renewed examination of Clinton's email practices as evidence the former secretary of state might face a criminal trial as president. (more...)
Don't Forget To Fall Back Don't Forget To Fall Back
- November 06, 2016

Shorter days can make it harder to see children who are playing as well as people walking or riding their bikes. March 19, 1918 - The Standard Time Act establishes time zones and daylight saving . It was known as War Time and largely kept cities dark in a time of peril. If you are having trouble adjusting to the new time and can't fall asleep, visit Wikipedia for more information than you would ever need to know about DST history, economic implications and where it is and ... (more...)
George leads Illinois to 31-27 win over Michigan State George leads Illinois to 31-27 win over Michigan State
- November 06, 2016

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Coming of a strong showing in defeat a week earlier against No. 2 Michigan, MSU's labors were finally bearing nourishing fruit even though starting offensive tackle Kodi Kieler was scratched from the lineup because of injury prior to kickoff. (more...)
Backers of marijuana legalization tout doctors' endorsements Backers of marijuana legalization tout doctors' endorsements
- November 06, 2016

And, Mike Pence, Trump's running mate, has expressed his opposition to marijuana legalization and governs a state with some of the harshest marijuana-sentencing laws . If passed, Nevada's ballot initiative would not allow municipalities to place blanket bans on marijuana , as is the case in Colorado , but it would bar consumption in buildings open to the public and permit local governments to restrict the location of dispensaries and related businesses. (more...)
Today is the last day for early voting
- November 06, 2016

He supported U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas during the primary, but now backs the NY businessman who has never previously run for political office. "You know, there's a reason why we haven't had a woman president before". "You have always been allowed in New York State to go back and change your absentee ballot", Conklin said. When a person reaches the last page - each election is on a separate "page" on the touch screen - the machine will call up each election for the voter to double-check. (more...)