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It falls on the third Monday of February every year. Many historians consider Washington and Lincoln our greatest presidents (although you might get an argument from the present occupant of the White House). One of the old traditions in celebrating this holiday was a reading of Washington's Farewell Address. Schools: Closed. Some universities, such as Cleveland State, also close.
  • February-like weather returns next week

    February-like weather returns next week

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    Thursday's high in Madison was 20 at 4:06 p.m., 9 degrees below the normal high and 30 degrees below the record high of 50 for February 9, set in 1925 and 1966. It will be a mild night with low temperatures in the mid 40s north of I-70 to lower 50s south with southwesterly winds at 6-10 miles per hour. A chance of showers should remain Saturday morning, but the afternoon could bring partly sunny conditions with a high of 49 predicted, according to the weather service.
  • Reports of ICE action spur protest, statements

    Reports of ICE action spur protest, statements

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    Cox did say that roughly a third of the total number of arrests made in the last week happened in SC. Tony Cardenás said in a statement released Thursday night. " To that end, ICE's routine immigration enforcement actions are ongoing ". ICE does not use the term raids. George Kanuck, co-chairman of Lowcountry Immigration Coalition, said arrests by ICE are nothing new in Beaufort County.
  • Police Seek Help in Ohio State Student's Death

    Police Seek Help in Ohio State Student's Death

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    Tokes was reportedly an employee at the bar and had last been seen around 10 p.m. Wednesday, according to a social media post claiming to be one of Tokes' roomates. Grove City police said her auto was found in Columbus, The Columbus Dispatch reported Friday. Columbus police located Tokes' auto, which had been missing or stolen, according to Grove City police.
  • USA may soon require social media passwords from visa applicants

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    Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, told a congressional panel on Tuesday that the USA is not considering adding any countries to its list of seven whose nationals were temporarily banned from entering the country. Homeland Security may not just be satisfied with your social media passwords and could also want financial details as Kelly mentioned that they were looking to obtain these records.
  • Orlando Pulse massacre included in White House list of

    Orlando Pulse massacre included in White House list of "unreported" terror attacks

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    Spicer said , "Frankly, my understanding is that they retracted that". The presidential hyperbole train continued its run through America on Monday when President Trump , speaking to the U.S. For any other administration being told that a White House senior adviser lacks the credibility needed to be on cable news would be a problem. Also on the list: a 2016 machete attack by a teenager against a Jewish teacher in Marseille, France; a 2016 bombing of a Sikh temple in Essen, Germany; and ...
  • Dakota Access pipeline gets final approval it needs to move forward

    Dakota Access pipeline gets final approval it needs to move forward

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    If the easement is granted, oil can start crossing under the lake, a reservoir that is part of the Missouri River, as soon as 60 days after construction starts. The $3.8 billion, 4-state pipeline is more than 90 percent complete. January 24 - President Donald Trump signs executive actions to advance the construction of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL oil pipelines.
  • It's time for the final push against Betsy DeVos

    It's time for the final push against Betsy DeVos

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    In 2014, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) opted to change the Senate rules to require only 51 vote to end debate for a confirmation. Democrats on Monday intensified their already-vigorous assault on the nomination. Last week , two Republicans, Sens. DeVos , the rabbis noted, has devoted her career in education to school choice and led a Political Action Committee "which promotes vouchers that would enable parents to take their children and funding away from public schools into private schools, ...
  • CNN Confirms Network Passed on Kellyanne Conway Interview

    CNN Confirms Network Passed on Kellyanne Conway Interview

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    However, Cosmopolitan reports Conway used the phrase "Bowling Green massacre" on the record with the magazine four days prior to her interview with Matthews. He did that for exactly the same reasons. "I clarified immediately", Conway said. White House adviser Kellyanne Conway recently told an interviewer: "People think I only go on TV", she said of her very frequent appearances defending President Trump and his policies .