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Federal agency offering $800,000 prize for anyone who can reliably forecast weather beyond 2 weeks

Thu Dec 22, 2016 2:50 pm

Federal agency offering $800,000 prize for anyone who can reliably forecast weather beyond 2 weeks By Angela Fritz, The Washington Post
Now that we've achieved a good 7-day forecast (no really, we have), researchers are turning to the next frontier: forecasting the weather…


Police: Florida woman stole kids' Christmas gifts from United States Marine Corps Reserve's 'Toys for Tots'

Thu Dec 22, 2016 8:37 am

Police: Florida woman stole kids' Christmas gifts from United States Marine Corps Reserve's 'Toys for Tots' By Samantha Schmidt, The Washington Post
The proud Florida sheriff stood at the front of the room full of reporters, holding up a photo of the green, sinister…


Dashcam video: Wisconsin police officer does speeding college student a favor by tying necktie

Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:57 am

Dashcam video: Wisconsin police officer does speeding college student a favor by tying necktie MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin police officer who stopped a speeding college student who was late for a presentation ended up tying his necktie for him.

WBAY-TV reports the Menomonie Police Department posted dash cam video of the Nov.…


Child's play: Lego master builders show work at White House

Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:02 am

Child's play: Lego master builders show work at White House By MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press
ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) - The assignment for this year's White House holiday display came with a tight deadline. A team of Lego…


Happy birthday to Colo: Oldest gorilla in US turns 60

Thu Dec 22, 2016 5:56 am

Happy birthday to Colo: Oldest gorilla in US turns 60 By   By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - She is a mother of three, grandmother of 16, great-grandmother of 12 and great-great-grandmother of three. She recently…


White nationalists raise millions with tax-exempt charities

Thu Dec 22, 2016 5:51 am

White nationalists raise millions with tax-exempt charities By   By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The federal government has allowed four groups at the forefront of the white nationalist movement to register…


Fire marshal: Politics unlikely to be motive in 'Vote Trump' arson

Thu Dec 22, 2016 5:48 am

Fire marshal: Politics unlikely to be motive in 'Vote Trump' arson By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi fire marshal says investigators don't see politics as the motivation for the burning of an African-American…


Man convicted of manslaughter in child's hot car death

Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:55 am

Man convicted of manslaughter in child's hot car death BALTIMORE (AP) - A Baltimore man has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter for leaving his daughter in a hot car for 16…


Obama will use his executive authority to impose new permanent bans on offshore drilling

Wed Dec 21, 2016 5:39 am

Obama will use his executive authority to impose new permanent bans on offshore drilling By   By William Yardley and Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)
WASHINGTON - Invoking a rarely used provision in federal law, the Obama administration on Tuesday announced a permanent ban on offshore drilling…


Inmate accused of killing Arkansas guard apologizes in court

Tue Dec 20, 2016 6:01 am

Inmate accused of killing Arkansas guard apologizes in court TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - An inmate accused of killing a guard at an Arkansas jail apologized in court Monday during…


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