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Weekend weather: Rain Saturday, partly sunny Sunday

So yeah, plants, if you can hear us: Not spring. Saturday night rain chances slowly decrease, lows cool to the upper 30s/ low 40s with clearing skies and wind...


Expect snow on Saturday and colder temperatures throughout the area

But a Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the northern part of our region. School delays, or cancellations, are likely on Friday . We're expectin...


Political book with 266 blank pages is a bestseller on Amazon

The book, endorsed by The Daily Wire's editor-in-chief Ben Shapiro , is but the latest in a series of barbed shots delivered between conservatives and libera...


Lawmakers approve bill allowing later start for school year

One ground for divorce under current law is habitual cruel and inhuman treatment. That's the idea behind Senate Bill 33, which allows a professional school nu...


'Let's make it happen' - Floyd Mayweather calls out Conor McGregor

Nate Diaz is a man who possesses some of the most polished boxing in MMA today. His next most recent fight saw him defeat McGregor via submission in one of...


Snow: Up to 4 inches likely; big roads may be OK

Today, there is a wind advisory in effect until 4 p.m.in northern CT as gusts could approach 40 to 50 miles per hour at times. Hotz said that the roads will b...


China Criticizes Human Rights Situation in United States

China's state council information office published its summary of perceived US human rights violations on Friday in response to Washington's criticisms of Beiji...


56% Favor Special Trump-Russia Probe Prosecutor — Politico Poll

Seventeen percent say they don't know or have no opinion. 39 percent of Republicans favor it. The poll indicated that the share of U.S. citizens believing i...


Ray Liotta Made a Scorching Burn About Drake to Jennifer Lopez

It seems like Noah is interested in Lopez too, because he asked her, "Genuinely, did you get with Drake because you didn't know me yet?" For now, it's just ...


Seahawks signing T Luke Joeckel

Joeckel, 25, started 35 games for the Jaguars at left tackle before moving to left guard last season. The Jaguars failed to pick up their fifth-year option on...


Judge correct in rejecting 'stand your ground' claim

Curtis Reeves argued he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot 43-year-old Chad Oulson during previews for "Long Survivor" in a Wesley Chapel theater three ...


Rex Tillerson Won't Make Any Decisions On The Keystone XL Pipeline

The former head of oil giant ExxonMobil, recused himself last month from issues related to the application for a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline's construct...


ICE To Release Detained 'Dreamer' Daniela Vargas

ICE spokesman Thomas Byrd confirmed Vargas was released but said he didn't have any additional information. Vargas is still not safe from deportation, but w...


KPR: Brownback to be tapped for UN Ambassador position in Rome

Brownback spokeswoman Melika Willoughby would neither confirm nor deny the report and said the governor is focused on balancing the state budget and working on ...


Rutgers breaks Ohio State in B1G Tourney opener

Rutgers redshirt junior guard Nigel Johnson was a difference maker for the Scarlet Knights, racking up 21 points and going 3 of 6 from 3-point range. "I mean w...


FINAL: MSU coasts by Penn State, 78-51

There isn't much to unpack when it comes to Penn State's lopsided 78-51 loss to Michigan State on Thursday afternoon in the second round of the Big Ten Tourna...


Atlanta pimp's $1.2M home raided by feds for human trafficking

Kenndric Roberts , 33, faces charges of false imprisonment and human trafficking. 'What we believe is he was luring these women to this house with promises of...


Georgia escapes Tennessee 59-57 in SEC; Kentucky is next

Grant Williams made 1 of 2 free throws before Georgia's Mike Edwards missed two foul shots with 23 seconds left to give Tennessee time for a final chance to ...


Redding's JC Penney store on at-risk list

Penney operates stores in Auburn, Waterville, Rockland, Bangor and Presque Isle. Although the company has been tight-lipped about which stores will close, Mo...


Melania Trump's approval rating soars since inauguration

Comey says "you're stuck with me" MORE had a 85% favorability with Democrats in 1994 as first lady, and a 34% favorability among Republicans. ".melania.trump.pd...


In her words: Casey Anthony talks to AP about Caylee's death

Her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee , was killed in 2008, but Anthony did not report her as missing until almost a month later. Trial watchers still question Antho...


Lawsuit claims presidency gives Trump hotel in Washington unfair advantage

Cork Wine Bar has about 70 seats. He retains ownership of his global business empire, which includes Trump International Hotel. President Trump is being su...


Bomb threat phoned in to David Posnack Jewish Day School

The letter said the threats "are not isolated incidents" and cited stats from the Jewish Federations of North America. Several of the targeted institutions ...


JCC leaders demand Sessions be a 'stronger partner' against continued threats

Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation are on the scene. The building will remain closed today as authorities sweep the building. He also met with Devorah...


Mom demanded heroin while in labor

Granite Slate authorities that 29-year-old woman and her friend were recently taken into custody after she asked to be injected with methamphetamine before givi...


Cummings to Meet with Trump on Drug Prices

You go to a drug store in January and the prescription is $100. "I'm having faith right now but we'll see", he said. Bernie Sanders could work out the details...


Wildfires in 4 States Force Thousands From Homes, Kill 6

Wildfires in northwestern Oklahoma prompted evacuations of multiple towns, according to state forestry officials, who said more than 10,000 acres (4,000 hecta...


'A Day Without A Woman' Will Leave These Schools Closed In Virginia

Yet, many schools in Washington remain largely unaffected by the upcoming march. School officials in Alexandria announced this week that 300 of its teach...


'A Day Without A Woman' Boycott Planned for Wednesday

Similar reaction filled Alexandria City Public Schools' Facebook page . The strike is being organized by the same grassroots organizers that have gathere...


Staples Closing 70 More Stores in 2017

For its fourth fiscal quarter ending January 28, 2017, Staples reported a $952 million loss that contributed to $1.5 billion in losses for its 2017 fiscal year,...


Grandfather Pleas For Help In Finding Killer 2 Indiana Teens

The bodies of Abigail Williams , 13, and Liberty German , 14, were found along a wooded trail in Delphi after the teens went for a hike on February 13. A gran...


Former Vanderbilt QB Jay Cutler released by the Bears, per report

Mike Glennon , the former Tampa Bay Buccaneer, reportedly has signed a three-year contract for $45 million, including $19 million guaranteed. ESPN reported ...


Two Men Arrested for Stealing Nearly 100000 Diapers from Diaper Bank

He has been fired from the company. The suspects, 42 year old Jason Havel and 52 year old John Forbes, are former employees of Valley Packaging. Investigato...


Crews work around the clock to contain NW Oklahoma wildfires

A two-county wildfire in Kansas has consumed an estimated 861 square miles of land, eclipsing last year's record for the biggest single blaze in the state's r...


Texas panel advances anti-trans bathroom bill to Senate floor

A bill that would restrict access to public bathrooms by transgender people was approved by a Texas Senate committee on Wednesday after hundreds of people lined...


Power Play? NHL commissioner sends letter to Arizona Legislature about Coyotes' future

Bettman's letter is asking legislators to support the now-stalled SB 1149, which would create a special taxing district for a new Coyotes arena in the East Vall...


Noel Francisco to inherit Supreme Court lectern as solicitor general

Francisco now serves as the administration's acting solicitor general, the National Law Journal reports. With the Trump administration planning for disruption...


Congressional Resolution Would Strip Internet Users of Privacy Protections

Congress and the FCC should withdraw these flawed and costly rules and create a consistent evenhanded regime to protect consumer's privacy online while allowing...


Johnny Jones era at LSU coming to an end?

The squad is set to face Mississippi State in the first round of the conference tournament Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET. Despite that, Jones still believed - for some...


High winds expected through 6 pm

Impacts could include downed power lines and power outages; large tree limbs downed; downed trees possible; loose objects will be blown around; hard driving con...


Here's What Hillary Clinton Wants You to Remember This International Women's Day

Here are five of the best. Clinton spoke specifically about the need for women in politics. " "Let us hope there is a wave of young women running for office...


High winds cause downed trees, damage

Just before noon, Consumers Energy had almost 125,000 outages across the state, with almost 5,400 in Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties, said spokesman Terry De...


What you need to know about Wednesday's women's strike

Wendy Chapkis, professor of Sociology and Women and Gender Studies, is also striking. While some are planning to publish content about it, others have chose t...


President Trump surprises visitors as White House reopens for public tours

President Donald Trump on Tuesday took time away from berating his staff and making wiretapping claims to drop in on a group of visiting students from Birming...


Trump Surprises White House Tour Guests In The Most Ironic Way Imaginable

A young girl reacts after U.S. President Donald Trump made a surprise appearance in front of her White House tour group in Washington, U.S. March 7, 2017 . G...


Happ Named All-Big Ten First Team

QuarterfinalsFriday, March 10 (1) Purdue vs. Michigan-Illinois winner, 9 a.m. (ESPN) (4) Minnesota vs. Michigan State/Nebraska-Penn State winner, 11:30 a.m. If ...


International Women's Day conference held

Empowering women to allow them to participate fully in the economic sector and across all sectors is essential in order to build stronger economies, achieve int...


ACC Tournament 2017: Previewing Syracuse vs

Watching the teams on the bubble should be fascinating. Among those advertised for the event are UNC's Kennedy Meeks, Isaiah Hicks and Nate Britt; Duke's Am...


Casey Anthony 'Sleeps Pretty Good At Night' 6 Years After Murder Trial

Anthony struggled to provide an explanation for why she hadn't informed authorities that her daughter was missing sooner, and her false statements about whom...


Shelton Mitchell drops 22 points in Clemson's win over NC State

It's been a rough season in Raleigh for the North Carolina State Wolfpack. N.C. State's Dennis Smith Jr. Just like the first matchup between the two teams, ...