Category: National

The Latest on the Florida High School Shooting

The Latest on the Florida High School Shooting

A day after a nineteen-year-old left seventeen students and faculty dead and fourteen more injured at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the man who did it will be held in custody without bond. Nikolas Cruz, the former student who was expelled from Marjory Stoneman, had a troubling past including comments on social media sites saying he was “going to be […]

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US Senate Begins Immigration Debates

US Senate Begins Immigration Debates

The United States Senate voted Monday 97-1 to begin immigration debates to create a new bill that would address young illegal immigrants and border security. President Donald Trump has proposed a plan with a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young illegal immigrants along with $25 billion in border security funding including a border wall. The proposal would also limit […]

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Nassar Trial Aftermath Starts Wave of Legislation in Michigan

Nassar Trial Aftermath Starts Wave of Legislation in Michigan

Michigan lawmakers have begun a flurry of legislation in the wake of Larry Nassar’s trial conclusion. Both Republicans and Democrats have introduced bills addressing sexual assault, particularly on college campuses. Republican legislation centered on adding athletic trainers and coaches to the list of mandatory reporters of any sexual assaults. Additionally, their legislation explicitly prohibits anyone in authority from preventing the […]

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Top US Intelligence Officials – Russia Trying to Meddle in Midterms

Top US Intelligence Officials – Russia Trying to Meddle in Midterms

Multiple United States intelligence officials have now said that there is signs of Russian attempts to meddle in the upcoming midterm American elections. In a Senate intelligence hearing Tuesday CIA Director Mike Pompeo, the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, and the Director of the NSA Admiral Mike Rogers agreed that there was reason to believe that Moscow has an […]

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Governor Dayton Will Lower Flags in Honor of Vietnam Veteran

Governor Dayton Will Lower Flags in Honor of Vietnam Veteran

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has ordered for all United States and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff throughout the state on Wednesday, February 14. The decision to lower the flags is to honor and remember Colonel Leo Thorsness, a Walnut Grove, Minnesota native. Col. Thorsness served as an active duty fighter pilot during the Vietnam War, and he was awarded […]

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Tourist Helicopter Crashes in Grand Canyon Killing Three

Tourist Helicopter Crashes in Grand Canyon Killing Three

A tourist helicopter has crashed in the Grand Canyon resulting in the death of three British tourists. The helicopter went down Saturday evening due to unknown circumstances on Hualapai Nation land. The three people who have died were identified as 27-year-old Becky Dobson, her boyfriend, 30-year-old Stuart Hill, and his brother, 32-year-old Jason Hill. The three had gone to Las […]

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Government Budget Bill Stalls in Senate

Government Budget Bill Stalls in Senate

  Congress has continued its work today to prevent another government shutdown with a bipartisan budget bill. Early on Thursday lawmakers expressed confidence that a deal would be reached in the Senate to allow the House of Representatives and the President to approve the bill before the deadline. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) of Wisconsin said that should the […]

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Boy stuck in vending machine

Boy stuck in vending machine

TITUSVILLE, Fla. – At a Beef O’ Brady’s restaurant in Titusville, Florida a young boy crawled inside a claw-style vending machine in hopes to fetch a stuffed animal. During his attempt to grab one, the young boy got himself helplessly stuck inside the glass-encased structure. An off-duty firefighter by the name of Jeremy House was having dinner at the restaurant when he noticed […]

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The New Reality of Terror Attacks

The man who committed the attack in New York City that killed eight and injured a dozen others, used a truck in the same fashion ISIS has called for.    Using trucks to commit acts of terror has been a signature of the extremist group, which has been shown around the globe. London, Paris, and New York have all seen the effectiveness of this type […]

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Ohio Man Faces Another Charge After Initial Murder Charge

A 19-year-old man has been indicted on a methamphetamine possession charge after previously being charged with murder of his 14-year-old half sister Mackenna Kronenberger. The methamphetamine charge has come three months after the murder indictment. Jason Tidwell and 18-year-old Dylan Angel engaged in conflict when fatal gun shots fired and struck Kronenberger through her home. Tidwell was also charged with […]

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