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Peoria crew will help fight wildland fire in North Carolina

Peoria crew will help fight wildland fire in North Carolina

The almost month-old fire has burned primarily in the Cohutta Wilderness area of the Chattahoochee National Forest, near Georgia's borders with Tennessee and North Carolina. Tennessee remains under a State of Emergency as the wildfires continues. A code orange air quality alert has been issued for Middle Tennessee because of wildfires along the plateau and the Great Smoky Mountains. Read More

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Paul Ryan: Trump Win 'Most Incredible Political Feat'

For his part, Ryan is already adopting Trump's language with a vow Thursday to "make America great again". But as the election neared, Ryan became more vocal for Trump. His son, former Florida governor Jeb Bush, who dropped out of the primary race against Trump, said he would "pray" for the newly-elected president "in the days and months to come". Read More

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UPenn Students, Staff Support Freshman Receiving Racist Texts

UPenn Students, Staff Support Freshman Receiving Racist Texts

And now, a student at the University of Pennsylvania reports that black freshmen have been targeted and added to a GroupMe (group texting app) entitled "Nigger Lynching". Both groups had explicit and racist messages. In the meantime, onlookers across the country are praying that this virulent and astonishing hatred isn't the new normal under President Trump , himself a University of Pennsylvania alum. Read More

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation promises to defend all allies despite Trump victory

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation promises to defend all allies despite Trump victory

President-elect Trump on winning "a hard-fought campaign", and stressing the two nations' "special relationship, based on the values of freedom, democracy and enterprise". Italian foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni also confirmed the relevance of stable Italy-U.S. ties, but stressed the Italian foreign policy would not alter its views on certain key issues. Read More

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Legion hosts Veterans Day Parade | 2 hrs 55 mins ago

Legion hosts Veterans Day Parade | 2 hrs 55 mins ago

The ceremony was moved to the new location due to construction downtown. At 10:10 a.m., flags will be lowered at Elderwood of Uihlein for Robert Lahart and raised for William "Bill" Wylie. "Any donations made that day in conjunction with the red poppies will be used directly on helping local veterans", explained Auxiliary member Tina Hurst, the Department of Mississippi's 2nd Vice President. Read More

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Obama invites Trump to meet, congratulates him on victory

Obama invites Trump to meet, congratulates him on victory

He faces fractures within his own party, too, given the numerous Republicans who either tepidly supported his nomination or never backed him at all. "Now it is time for America to bind the wounds of division, have to get together, to all Republicans and Democrats and independents across this nation, I say it is time for us to come together as one united people", he said stressing his seriousness. Read More

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GBI: 2nd Georgia deputy dies after shootout with man

GBI: 2nd Georgia deputy dies after shootout with man

FOX 5's Portia Bruner spoke off camera to the neighbor who called 911 after she Elrod allegedly threatened her nephews with a gun for riding all-terrain vehicles in front of his home. The second officer who was wounded was taken to Medical Center Navicent Health in Macon . Deese said he sustained one gunshot wound. The suspect confronted them with a weapon, but Ricketson declined to say what kind of weapon. Read More

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WikiLeaks release reveals internal concern over handling of Clinton emails

WikiLeaks release reveals internal concern over handling of Clinton emails

Obama had recently said in an interview with CBS News that he'd only found out Clinton was using a private homebrew email server at "the same time everybody else learned it ... "He's as bad as she is", Trump said about the president. "Should I call her and talk this through or better leave with you?" Tanden then answered her own question, writing: "I guess I know the answer". Read More

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Pence to campaign with Ryan in Wisconsin

Pence to campaign with Ryan in Wisconsin

But Ryan, Walker, and Johnson have all endorsed Trump. "Because we've got to get this country back on track". Ryan said in Wisconsin, there's always close elections and people should be used to that. Ryan had previously indicated he would not campaign for Trump, focusing instead on preserving a GOP majority in the House. The duo will continue to campaign around the state tomorrow, including a stop with Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence in Mukwanago. Read More

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Lakers stun Warriors 117-97, end Steph's 3-point streak

Lakers stun Warriors 117-97, end Steph's 3-point streak

That the defending Western Conference champions all stink when they take on the floor Friday (Saturday, Manila time). Durant finished with 27 points on 16 shots, looking like an oasis of calm among teammates who appear lost. Two months later, the jerseys will be worn again on January 17 against Denver, which the Lakers swept in the opening round thanks in part to All-Stars Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and James Worthy, as well as Defensive Player of the Year Michael Cooper. Read More

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Investors Catching Stocks: Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA)

Investors Catching Stocks: Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA)

A number of other research firms have also recently weighed in on AA. The firm set a "buy" rating on the stock. There are now 438,471,000 shares in issue with a current share value of 22.83 giving Alcoa Inc . The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.11 by $0.21. Alcoa had a positive return on equity of 3.87% and a negative net margin of 0.88%. Read More

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Thunder, Victor Oladipo reportedly agree to lucrative four-year extension

Prior to the 2013 draft, the Thunder attempted to trade for the Magic's No. 2 pick for the right to select Oladipo, according to Yahoo! Monday is the deadline for teams around the league to sign eligible players to contract extensions. Oladipo is in the a year ago of his rookie deal, and this deal keeps him from being a restricted free agent at the end of the season. Adams 13 points and 9 rebounds last season. Read More

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