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Martha Coleman Earnhardt and her family helped give birth to the sport. The weight of the NASCAR world was thrown onto the young driver in 2001 when his father was tragically killed in the Daytona 500. said. In addition to Truex, who has become a perennial contender since joining Furniture Row Racing, Brad Keselowski sharpened his skills for three seasons in the No.
  • Trump's 'truly great' pick for Supreme Court sworn in

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    MSNBC host Katy Tur asked Markey earlier in the interview whether he and Democrats had regrets about opposing President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, who was sworn in on Monday. El-Masri was eventually released after the Central Intelligence Agency admitted it had made a mistake. "I have no doubt you will rise to the occasion and that the decisions you will make will not only protect our Constitution today, but for many generations of Americans to come", Trump said.
  • President Trump goes after leading Democrat in Georgia race

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    But after Trump's election , just voting wasn't enough for her anymore, and she's about to begin her third time canvassing for Ossoff. The president then blasted news organizations for their coverage of Georgia's 6th congressional district, the seat formerly held by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.
  • Questions about free college tuition in NY

    Questions about free college tuition in NY

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    The final version of the Excelsior Scholarship contains the provisions Cuomo wanted. The issue of making public higher education "free" should also be seen in the broader context of the continuing higher education policy debate in this country and the importance of finding solutions that meet the very real financial challenges that the sector faces.
  • Arkansas still faces legal hurdles in execution plan

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    The state's director of the department of corrections, Wendy Kelly, disputed the charge in testimony on Thursday. Protesters started flooding the state capitol in Little Rock on Friday to urge Hutchinson to block the executions. Finally, on Saturday morning, U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker placed a blanket temporary injunction on all of the executions after the inmates' lawyers argued that the controversial lethal injection drug - midazolam - had the potential to cause a cruel and unusual ...
  • Trump's lawyers say he's immune from suit he incited supporters

    Trump's lawyers say he's immune from suit he incited supporters

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    Trump is immune from suit because he is President of the United States", the attorneys wrote in a federal court filing in response to a lawsuit brought by three protesters, Politico reported. Bamberger is accused of shoving Kashiya Nwanguma at the Louisville, Ky., rally past year, according to WDRB-TV. Video of the rally, Heimbach wrote, "features yours truly helping the crowd drive out one of the women who had been pushing, shoving, barking, and screaming at the attendees for the better ...
  • Dylann Roof Pleads Guilty To State Murder Charges For Charleston Church Attack

    Dylann Roof Pleads Guilty To State Murder Charges For Charleston Church Attack

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    A law-enforcement official who requested anonymity said that Roof will be taken to a federal prison in another state, where he will await his execution. "I forgive you", Nadine Collier, the daughter of victim Ethel Lance, said through tears to Roof , who appeared at the bond hearing via video conferencing from jail.
  • Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law

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    Some of Trump's supporters say Rice's actions prove the president's previous claims that he was wiretapped at Trump Tower by the Obama administration. "I think he shouldn't have settled; personally I think he shouldn't have settled", said Trump. If the information involving Americans has no intelligence value, it is supposed to be destroyed.
  • Wisconsin churches on alert amid hunt for gun theft suspect

    Wisconsin churches on alert amid hunt for gun theft suspect

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    Authorities have also contacted area school districts to caution them about the search for Jakubowski so they can take precautionary measures, the Rock County Sheriff's Office said. You can watch it live on NBC15 and nbc15.com. More than 150 law enforcement officers were searching for 32-year-old Joseph Jakubowski, said Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden.
  • Neil Gorsuch sworn in as Supreme Court Judge

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    First up was a private ceremony in the high court's Justices' Conference Room. Gorsuch took the oath of office-taken by public servants in all US government branches-at the private ceremony scheduled for 9 a.m.at the Supreme Court. In 2006, by a unanimous voice vote, the Senate confirmed him to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. Congress handed Trump his biggest domestic setback so far when House Republicans failed to support a health care measure in sufficient numbers ...
  • A Trump national security adviser tapped as Singapore envoy

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    McFarland's expected departure will likely elevate the status of Dina Powell, who is deputy national security adviser for strategy. The shakeup also decreased homeland security adviser Tom Bossert's power within the council. Donald Trump's National Security Council has even fewer familiar faces following the third forced resignation in less than four months. McFarland's style had grated against some of the professional staff members on the National Security Council, which sees itself as ...
  • Conway rec department plans Easter egg hunts for ages 1 through 13

    Conway rec department plans Easter egg hunts for ages 1 through 13

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    Margaret Foy, the Howgate's marketing manager, said: "It's great to see the retailers all get involved in what is sure to be a fun event, as well as helping to raise money for such a worthy cause". Shawnee Community College will be hosting its Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15th, at 10 am on SCC's main campus in Ullin. Held at the Frontier Stage, this free event will include an exciting kid's party during the service and will surely be enjoyable for everyone of all ages.
  • Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked

    Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked

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    Dallas' 156 sirens, normally used to warn of tornadoes and other risky weather, were triggered at 11:42 p.m. CDT on Friday. WFAA viewers began reporting the sirens at around 11:44 p.m. WFAA viewers reported sirens sounding in other communities besides Dallas . Later Saturday morning, Garland Police sent out a tweet to clarify the situation.
  • Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain on Journey Heading into the Rock Hall

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    Members of Journey have also confirmed that Perry will be there, but were vague as to whether or not he will be performing with them on stage. "We haven't spoken in years, physically". Perry left the group just a year after its 1986 album, "Raised on Radio", rose to No. 4 on the Billboard chart. Perry doesn't seem to have any kind of insurmountable beef with with his old group, though and it seems like he'll be joining them onstage for their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ...
  • McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

    McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

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    Obviously I am an Orrin Hatch supporter. And Orrin has to decide what he wants to do. If he wants to run again I'm for him, ' McConnell said. Romney, according to The Atlantic , would only run with Hatch's blessing. Orrin Hatch - the Republican elected who now holds the seat for which Romney would be running. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Romney was pretty opposed to then-candidate Donald Trump .
  • Extra deputies to patrol for distracted drivers

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    Distracted driving includeds more than phone use, the release states. The enforcement campaign, which began April 1 and will run through April 21, is a high visibility law enforcement initiative that will target motorists who engage in risky distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving.
  • Advertisers flee Bill O'Reilly's show but impact unclear

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    Fox News itself makes up one-fifth of parent company 21st Century Fox's profit, according to estimates from Anthony DiClemete, a media analyst with the Nomura investment bank. What is the most popular show on Fox News? Wieser noted some advertisers had already chose to stay away following the sexual harassment scandals of the network's departed head, Roger Ailes, and newly concerned companies will wind up on other Fox News programs.