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Air Force base in Arizona lifts lockdown

Air Force base in Arizona lifts lockdown

Base officials are investigating in an attempt to determine the source of the reported sounds. "There are unconfirmed reports of gunshot sounds". Two schools are also inside the base. TUSD spokeswoman Stefanie Boe said the school is on "soft lockdown", meaning classes are being conducted as usual, but the school's doors and windows are locked and no one is being allowed in or out. Read More

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Trump talked to husband of slain Orlando officer

Orlando police Chief John Mina said Markeith Loyd, 41, was flushed out of an abandoned house and taken into custody, ending a manhunt that began with the January 9 killing of Lt. Her brother was also shot and wounded during the domestic dispute, but survived. During a TV interview he said he was able to watch surveillance footage of the incident outside Wal-Mart. Read More

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Just a Massive Alligator Casually Taking a Stroll

Circle B Bar Reserve is a former cattle ranch located in Polk County. According to several Florida stations, a video by a photographer is going viral after the huge gator strolled by, just feet away from onlookers. Joiner insists that it is, and estimates that the gator was around 3.5 meters long. Joiner estimates that the alligator was at least 12 feet long , similar in size to one that was spotted on a Florida golf course past year. Read More

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This Weekend's Ice Storm Updated

This Weekend's Ice Storm Updated

A small amount of rain is expected to fall on the Coachella Valley Thursday, but it should be slightly more than what the desert received four days ago. Omaha-area residents: Enjoy today and Saturday's dry conditions, because a wicked winter ice storm is forecast to pummel the region beginning Sunday morning. Read More

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Paralyzed NYPD hero would have been 'overwhelmed' by outpouring of love

Paralyzed NYPD hero would have been 'overwhelmed' by outpouring of love

Doctors told his wife, Patti Ann McDonald, that he would not live through the day. Later, McDonald journeyed to the Middle East, Bosnia and Northern Ireland, preaching the need for forgiveness between enemies. He struck McDonald three times, shattering his spine and permanently paralyzing him. And he did it without the young man asking, or doing anything to atone for the mindless, horrific act that grew out of Police Officer McDonald questioning the boy and two companions about a stolen ... Read More

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Red Cross makes emergency call for donations

Red Cross makes emergency call for donations

She says the cause is two-fold."It has a lot to do with hectic schedules over the holidays we know that in some parts of the country winter weather has forced us to cancel drives or just stopped people from coming out". "Vinton County needs its donors to turn out for this drive". Donors of all blood groups are needed. "This simple act can have a profound impact on another human being", said Horvath. Read More

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Here's What to Know About Trump Education Nominee Betsy DeVos

Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and ranking Democrat Patty Murray of Washington said in a joint statement that they changed the date at the request of leadership, but offered no further details Monday night. Weingarten called DeVos "the most anti-public education nominee for secretary of education in the history of the department", owing to the fact that neither DeVos nor her children attended public schools, and DeVos has no experience in teaching or education policy. Read More

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Cowboys ready to roll the dice with Romo on Sunday

Cowboys ready to roll the dice with Romo on Sunday

The Cowboys were buried due to one of the more confusing plays this season, where Mark Sanchez escaped pressure multiple times, but kept retreating backwards instead of getting rid of the ball. "Recall Johnson had said he thinks the Cowboys are "good enough, close enough" to win a Super Bowl". No matter if Romo is released or traded, the Cowboys will have $19.6 million in dead cap money for Romo starting next season. Read More

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Meek Mill Says Shooting Outside His Concert Was A Lie

Wallingford police called in all available officers from surrounding towns to help control the scene, and to search for a suspect or suspects. "The two males who survived the shooting have non-life threatening injures and were transported to Hartford Hospital and Yale New Haven Hospital, Wallingford", reports ABC News , citing a statement from Wallingford Police Lt. Read More

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London weather on New Year's Eve: Chilly, but more settled

London weather on New Year's Eve: Chilly, but more settled

Snow is expected to affect travel in the San Bernardino and San Jacinto mountains, the Weather Service said, with as much as 8 inches falling in a 12-hour period. A wind shift Friday night will bring northeasterly breezes into the metro area, signaling a cool down. The parade, which is normally held on New Year's Day, is being held on January 2 because of a never-on-Sunday tradition. Read More

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Cam Newton Makes Young Auburn's Fan Day With Surprise Hospital Visit

Cam Newton Makes Young Auburn's Fan Day With Surprise Hospital Visit

Newton took his talents to an Atlanta hospital this week to surprise a special fan. One of those shares must have gotten to the right person, because Cam Newton came through. Deckard "wished Cam Newton could come to his birthday party" and Newton made that wish come true with a visit on Tuesday afternoon. During the meeting, Newton gave him an Under Armour bag full of goodies and several signed items. Read More

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Blizzard to bury New England under feet of snow

It is not out of the question that snow mixes in at the tail end of the storm from New York City to Providence, Rhode Island, but accumulating snow is unlikely. Thursday , though other towns could see the snow beginning earlier. "We're looking at anywhere from 8 to 14 inches of snow for example, on Lookout Pass, Lost Trail Pass and up on Marias Pass in Glacier, so the mountains should receive a pretty healthy amount of snow". Read More

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'Merry Christmas' Quite Popular In Trump Country

It's a fight that has metastasized to reach the highest levels of politics. Diana Penty: Merry Christmas everyone! For many conservatives, the phrase is just another example of the "war on Christmas " perpetrated by liberals. However, will everyone be tweeting apologies to retail workers in 2017 for working over 40 hours per week during Christmas - and not getting the extra boost in income with overtime pay? The political commotion around Christmas is partly a response to litigation ... Read More

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Weekend weather: Partly sunny, highs around 40

Weekend weather: Partly sunny, highs around 40

Areas of light fog will be likely with highs in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees. Cloudy, with a low around 42. Mostly cloudy Monday and Tuesday with a chance of showers, high in the mid 70's. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 miles per hour in the morning. Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. Becoming increasingly cold in strong winds. Read More

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Miles Teller's Car Flips After Collision With an Uber

Miles Teller's Car Flips After Collision With an Uber

The Whiplash actor, 29, was driving in the San Fernando Valley near L.A. on Thursday, December 22, with his girlfriend Keleigh Sperry in the passenger seat when an Uber driver made an unsafe left turn right in front of Teller. The site also noted the eerie connection that Teller's " Whiplash " and " Bleed for This " characters were also in vehicle accidents. Apparently he was so enraged by the situation that other bystanders had to restrain him from attacking the other driver. Read More

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Suspect Arrested In Road Rage Death Of 3-Year-Old Boy

Holmes is being held on a preliminary charge of capital murder and two counts of committing a terroristic act. She said "they could not tell who was in the Charger and did not realize anyone had been shot until the next day". Holmes wasn't alone in the auto on the night of the shooting, reports Drew Petrimoulx of TV news station Fox 16 . The boy was taken to a hospital, where he died shortly after. Read More

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Mortgage rates hit two-year high

The Freddie Mac survey also showed that the 15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.52 percent this week, up form 3.37 percent last week. The 5-year Treasury-indexed hybrid adjustable-rate mortgage averaged 3.32%, up from 3.19%. Lower rate: Getting a lower rate on your mortgage will help you save money on your monthly mortgage bill. Sean Becketti, chief economist for Freddie Mac , attributed the increase mainly to the Fed's 0.25% rate hike that took effect on december 15. Read More

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Unemployment down from previous year

Trinity County's labor force in November totaled 5,270 workers, down from 5,420 in October, but up from 5,160 in November of a year ago. The rate declined as employers created new jobs and laid off fewer workers. November employment grew by 200 people to 35,400, while unemployment dropped by 100 to 1,700. The area's rate in October was also 4.6 percent. Tillamook County's unemployment rate was 5.2 percent, down 0.4 percent from the month prior and 0.5 percent over the past year. Read More

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Christmas services set at area churches

Christmas services set at area churches

A combined Service of Lessons and Carols will be at 10:30 a.m. December 25. 5 p.m, 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Emmanuel AME - Emmanuel AME Church will hold one Christmas service, at 10 a.m. PRINCETON - The Princeton Presbyterian Church , 320 Park Ave. St. Michael's Anglican Church Christmas Day service: 10 a.m. with the Rev. Sean Steinke, meets at Lake Country School, 1800 Vettelson Road, Hartland:. Read More

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