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Love on track for Cavs return on upcoming road trip

With 19 3-pointers as a team, the Cavs need just three to break the team record (880) set last season. Tobias Harris had 17 points and Ish Smith came off the bench to score 12 for Detroit, which absorbed its 34th loss in 67 games. They're also 7-2 against the spread in their last nine games playing on two days of rest and are 4-1 ATS in their last five conference games. When he comes back, expect the big man to be eased back into action. Read More

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Trump White House won't condemn Steve King's racist comments

Trump White House won't condemn Steve King's racist comments

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) pushed back against the notion that minority groups will one day surpass whites in the American population, saying that Hispanics and blacks "will be fighting each other before that happens". King subsequently refused to apologize for the remarks, saying Monday that, "If you go down the road a few generations, or maybe centuries, with the inter-marriage, I'd like to see an America that is just so homogenous that we look a lot the same". Read More

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Blizzard Day Turns Into 'Brownie Tuesday' in CT

Blizzard Day Turns Into 'Brownie Tuesday' in CT

A late-winter storm Tuesday dropped more than a foot of snow in some parts of western CT. "We're getting Facebook information about it on a regular basis", Malloy said during his 1 p.m. Malloy says he's still strongly advising residents to stay off the roads if at all possible because Department of Transportation crews are still clearing the roads and black ice continues to be a concern. Read More

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Two SCDOT workers dead, one injured in Aiken County hit and run

Two SCDOT workers dead, one injured in Aiken County hit and run

Miller was brought before a judge Tuesday morning, where his bond was denied and his first court appearance was scheduled for 9 a.m. on June 9, according to court documents. The incident took place on Augusta Road near Storm Branch Road shortly before 9 a.m. Lance Cpl. Judd Jones, with S.C. Highway Patrol, said drivers need to remember the "move over" law when they come across DOT workers, law enforcement or firefighters on the side of the road. Read More

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NFIB Endorses the American Health Care Act

NFIB Endorses the American Health Care Act

The effect, if not the intent, is also racist, disproportionately affecting persons of color and Hispanics. In a clear and concise statement, AARP described how the Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act would degrade health care for Americans, actually raise costs for Americans and provide significant financial rewards for business interests at the expense of the American public. Read More

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Suspect identified in Riverside Food 4 Less child abandonment case

Suspect identified in Riverside Food 4 Less child abandonment case

The Riverside Police Department said 31-year-old Chiengkham "Cindy" Vilaysane entered a Food-4-Less store Sunday with a 2-year-old girl. The mother then deserted the toddler, paid for her groceries and left the store. But the most heartbreaking part of the story is when a good Samaritan, seeing the child is being left, picks her up and takes her back to mom. The child is with Child Protective Services, and police are looking for her mother, in her 20s or 30s with long brown hair and ... Read More

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Penn State to overhaul Beaver Stadium

Penn State to overhaul Beaver Stadium

The most striking change will be the addition of a brick and limestone facade around the outside of the stadium, that university officials called a "skin". One of the best things of being member of the Penn State community is that there is so much to be proud of. Another upgrade that will benefit the program are the plans to build a separate diving area from 1, 3, 5, 7.5, and 10-meter boards and platforms. Read More

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Venomous cobra escapes in Florida neighborhood

Venomous cobra escapes in Florida neighborhood

In September 2015, an 8-foot king cobra named Elvis escaped from an Orlando home near an elementary school. FLA -The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has confirmed that search efforts are underway for a missing suphan cobra in the vicinity of the 900 block of NE Ninth Street in Ocala. Read More

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Get screened for colorectal cancer

Get screened for colorectal cancer

Check with your insurance provider on coverage for colonoscopy. Even here in our community, colorectal cancer disrupts and ends more lives than necessary. About nine out of every 10 people whose colorectal cancers are found early and treated appropriately are still alive five years later. Treatment at these later stages normally includes surgery followed by chemotherapy. Read More

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NY US Attorney Tweets He Has Been Fired

NY US Attorney Tweets He Has Been Fired

Even though Bharara could be reappointed, his inclusion in the list of all the other Obama appointees came as a surprise because after a meeting with Trump in November he told reporters that he had been asked to stay on as federal prosecutor or USA district attorney. Read More

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Tom Cotton Blasts House Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare

Tom Cotton Blasts House Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare

Cotton contended that the second step would face court challenges and likely get hung up in the judicial system. We would just be doing that right now on this legislation altogether. "They're also right, I'm afraid, that insurance premiums will continue to go up in the near term, for three to four years, before they start perhaps falling in the long term". Read More

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Obamacare vs. American Health Care Act: What's in and What's Out

Obamacare vs. American Health Care Act: What's in and What's Out

Seven years ago, Barack Obama's Democrats passed a health insurance law that promised to cover nearly everyone and make medical care more affordable. They admit, however, their income-based tax credit subsidies creates winners and losers even in the same county. Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday defended the House Republican health care plan as the only alternative to the Obama-era law, even as opposition grew from conservatives and medical professionals. Read More

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Teen Victim of Human Trafficking in Philadelphia

Teen Victim of Human Trafficking in Philadelphia

The Roosevelt Inn in northeast Philadelphia , described by prosecutors as the " local epicenter of human trafficking ", is the target of the lawsuit, which alleges the motel allowed the pimping of the young girl. " If we think a lot of people are having a party in the room, we kick them out ". Fellow lawyer Tom Kline added: "You have to be blind deaf and dumb not to know that over 100 men are showing up over a period of a couple days". Read More

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Soaring Eagles fly into NCAA Tournament

Soaring Eagles fly into NCAA Tournament

The Gamecocks have not won a game in the event since 1973, falling to Memphis in Kansas City in their most recent appearance 13 seasons ago. The women's tournament has the top four teams in each region play host for the first round, so as you might be able to guess, the victor of the Marquette/Quinnipiac game will advance to play either #4 seeded Miami (FL) or #13 seeded Florida Gulf Coast. Read More

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Justice Department asks for more time to back up Trump's wiretapping allegations

Justice Department asks for more time to back up Trump's wiretapping allegations

During his explanation Monday, Spicer claimed that Trump meant "surveillance and other activities" when he used the words " wire tapping". The comments came a day before Monday's deadline set by the House Intelligence Committee , asking the Department of Justice to provide any documentary evidence relating to Mr Trump's allegation, according to ABC News and the Associated Press. Read More

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Trump open to tweaking Republican health care bill

Trump open to tweaking Republican health care bill

Trump renewed many of his campaign promises, such as eradicating Islamic State group and bringing America's infrastructure to the 21st century. In the last part of his speech , Trump promised to send "Congress a budget that rebuilds the military, eliminates the defense sequester and calls for one of the largest increases in defense spending in American history". Read More

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Blizzard rolls into northeast US; flights canceled, schools shut

Blizzard rolls into northeast US; flights canceled, schools shut

American Airlines canceled all flights into New York's three metropolitan area airports, Newark, LaGuardia Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport, and JetBlue Airways reported extensive cancellations. Hundreds of school districts from Buffalo to New York City have cancelled classes and authorities are advising people to stay off the roads as a nor'easter starts to pummel the Northeast. Read More

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Breitbart posts audio of Ryan saying he won't defend Trump

Breitbart posts audio of Ryan saying he won't defend Trump

As you probably heard, I disinvited him from my first congressional district GOP event this weekend-a thing I do every year. "... This is going to be a turbulent month. Ryan's comments on the call were widely reported at the time, although the audio hadn't surfaced until Monday. Echoing what he said in a statement released earlier Monday, Ryan told Fox News he's " encouraged " and "excited" that the CBO report confirmed the Republican plan will lower premiums and improve access to ... Read More

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Tracking winter storm expected to blast Southern Tier

Tracking winter storm expected to blast Southern Tier

At the height of the storm, 2 to 4 inches of snow is predicted to fall per hour. Temperatures will hover in the mid-20s with north winds 20 to 30 miles per hour and gusts up to 45 miles per hour. There will be limited Acela Express service between New York City and Washington, D.C. The Northeast Regional service will run on a modified schedule with some trains canceled. Read More

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Airlines already canceling flights ahead of Tuesday's blizzard

Airlines already canceling flights ahead of Tuesday's blizzard

Monday. Southwest has canceled more than 300 flights for Monday and almost another 900 scheduled for Tuesday, according to FlightAware . Airports in the New Jersey, New York, Boston, and Baltimore-Washington D.C. Weather problems in the northeast can ripple out to other parts of the country; even some Florida flights had already been cancelled Wednesday. The combination of strong winds and heavy snow could also prompt power outages in some areas. Read More

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ACA Replacement Plan Revealed

ACA Replacement Plan Revealed

Using folksy but wonky language, Ryan peppered his TED Talk-style presentation with personal anecdotes, such as the tonsillectomy hospital bills he has had to pay for his own "Irish triplets"-three children very close in age". It will also generate tax credits to help people buy insurance, and freeze federal funding for Medicaid . "They've come up with a plan that's unworkable and ironically might cost more money and cover fewer people", said Senator Reed. Read More

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Fired US Attorney Preet Bharara bids staff farewell in NYC

Fired US Attorney Preet Bharara bids staff farewell in NYC

Fired Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara paid a triumphal final visit to his office in New York City late Monday afternoon, applauded by a rope line of cheering aides and serenaded by bagpipes as he left for the last time . One of those who has resigned is U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger, who represented the state of Minnesota and was nominated in 2013 under President Obama. Read More

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Curley, Schultz Plead Guilty to Child Endangerment

Curley, Schultz Plead Guilty to Child Endangerment

As Penn Live notes , the pleas also open the possibility they may testify against former university President Graham Spanier , the only remaining defendant in the case. McQueary told Paterno what he saw, who reported the information to Curley. The charges, originally levied in 2011, were reduced from felonies. The scandal is one of the most notorious in the history of USA college sport and eventually led to the dismissal of Paterno, the revered head of Penn State's football program. Read More

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A Historic Health-Care Moment

A Historic Health-Care Moment

Fourth, who should control health care decisions? "But, at the same time, we had a very a strong vote both out of the Ways and Means Committee and the Energy and Commerce Committee, which has all of the different factions of our conference", he said. Read More

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