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  1. Measles outbreak hits 21 states, District of Columbia, and is on track to surpass last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | News Herald

    From Jan. 1 to July 14, 107 people had contracted the highly contagious virus, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Measles outbreak hits 21 states, District of Columbia, and is on track to surpass last year From Jan. 1 to July 14, 107 people had contracted the highly contagious virus, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


  2. Poll: Congress' Approval at 17%Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    As the mid-term elections approach, it is interesting to note that Congress' approval rating is at 17%, according to the latest Gallup survey. For comparison, President Trump's job approval was 39% on Aug. 12. On July 15, his approval was at 43%, and on June 16, 45%.


  3. Utah's Board of Education asks for alternatives to letter grades on Utah schools report cardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    With the state's new school report card or dashboard a work in progress, Utah State Board of Education staff asked lawmakers Wednesday for suggestions for alternatives to letter grades so constituents get an accurate picture of academic progress of Utah schools. The Utah State Board of Education has suspended assigning letter grades to schools for one year while the public school system transitions to new statewide tests and state education leaders develop a results-based accountability system.


  4. In a few hours, Gov. Colyer went from prepping for a recount to endorsing his rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Gov. Jeff Colyer went into Tuesday preparing for a recount and potential court fight as he searched for enough votes to catch Secretary of State Kris Kobach. And he was convinced he could claw back into the race when Johnson County's provisional ballots came in at 4 p.m..


  5. Heitkamp: Talked with Kavanaugh about precedentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says she had a thorough discussion with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as she considered how she'll vote on his nomination. The North Dakota Democrat is seen as a key vote on Kavanaugh, a District of Columbia appellate judge nominated by President Donald Trump.


  6. Analyzing Service Co. InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IntersportsWire

    Service Co. International and Dolphin Entertainment are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.


  7. Omarosa secretly recorded her coworkers-think very carefully before doing the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Before she was fired from the White House last December, former West Wing aide and reality television star Omarosa Manigault-Newman secretly recorded conversations she had with President Trump and his chief of staff, John Kelly. She played one of the recordings - in which Kelly fired Manigault-Newman during meeting in the secure Situation Room - during an appearance on NBC's While Manigault-Newman was criticized by interviewers for such a breach of protocol, she is not the only one to take such covert actions.


  8. Chatham Lodging Trust (CLDT) Shares Bought by Boston PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Boston Partners grew its stake in shares of Chatham Lodging Trust by 3.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 664,629 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after purchasing an additional 19,274 shares during the period.


  9. At least 107 measles cases confirmed across 21 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    More than 100 cases of measles have been diagnosed this year in 21 states and the District of Columbia, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday. Measles is a contagious virus that spreads through the air via coughing and sneezing.


  10. Trump Asks Judge Not to Block Access to 3-D Gun InstructionsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    The Trump administration on Wednesday urged a federal judge not to stand in the way of public access to blueprints for making guns using 3-D printers. Arguing there's no legal basis for the State Department to block availability of the instructions on the internet, and no need for such regulation, the government's position would allow people to make plastic guns at home, bypassing stores and rules and background checks.


  11. Army, Air Force chiefs to address National Guard conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    Three members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will be among the roughly 3,000 National Guard officers and their guests from across the country gathering from Friday, Aug. 24, to Monday, Aug. 27, in New Orleans for the 140th NGAUS General Conference & Exhibition.


  12. Lee Sparks Pembleton is imagining the very big pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly

    "We're working on a non-contiguous sculpture garden, a landscape art project which will eventually redesign most of the planet's surface."


  13. Former US Attorney from the District of Columbia on John Brennan's...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Cave News

    A potpourri of interesting current events, new products, humor and just plain fun, so pull up a chair and stay a while. If your favorite post has disappeared out of sight, you can find it by selecting a category from the left hand side bar.


  14. Federal lawsuit challenges Arkansas WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    A lawsuit was filed Tuesday in the federal court of the District of Columbia challenging Arkansas's work requirement for many Medicaid recipients. The suit, with three plaintiffs - Charles Gresham of Harrison and Cesar Ardon and Marisol Ardon of Siloam Springs - names Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Medicare/Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


  15. The Best and Worst States to Have a BabyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bride's Magazine

    Do you know how much a baby stroller rolls out for these days? The answer: anywhere between 50 bucks and To figure out the optimal place to bring forth life in the United States, analysts contrasted "26 key measures of cost, health care accessibility, as well as baby- and family-friendliness" across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The WalletHub team assigned grades for each state using a 100-point scale, with a score of 100 representing the most favorable conditions for expectant parents and newborns.


  16. Lead contamination found in homes approved by Washington...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | SFGate

    She was giving Alonzo, then 3, a bath in a tub that her landlord had just had painted to pass a housing inspection. She turned to find a washcloth, and when she swiveled back, she found the boy with bits of peeling paint in his mouth.


  17. Keith Ellison Must Withdraw From Race For Attorney GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison has won the Democratic primary for Minnesota Attorney General, following an ex-girlfriend's claim of domestic violence that she called "narcissist abuse" from Ellison. If the allegations are true, Keith Ellison has no right to serve as the state's chief legal officer.


  18. Goucher eliminating nine majors, including mathRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Math majors at Goucher College will soon be a thing of the past. Gone, too, will be physics majors, music majors and students in a range of subjects the school is eliminating from its offerings as part of a cost-cutting "academic revitalization" announced Wednesday.


  19. Medicaid work requirements face legal challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Minnesota Lawyer

    Advocacy groups are mounting a new challenge to the Trump administration's effort to limit health benefits for the poor by letting states impose work requirements. The suit, filed in federal district court for the District of Columbia Tuesday, seeks to block the U.S. Health and Human Services Department from allowing Arkansas to kick people off Medicaid if they're not employed or looking for work.


  20. Lessons In Leg with Laura GravesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Chronicle of the Horse

    Proper flatwork is the foundation for nearly every equestrian discipline, and it's especially critical for jumping. How your horse responds to your aids, how he uses his body over a fence, and the pace of his canter can all influence your round.