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WV schools recognized for high school graduation rates

That's compared to 67.7 percent of black and 67.6 percent of Hispanic students. Asian students are the most likely to graduate from high school, the Education D...


All three major passes in Washington are now open

Finally, White Pass opened just before 2 p.m. Interstate 90 at Snoqualmie Pass reopened westbound shortly before 11 a.m. Friday, after eastbound lanes reope...


Army Corps Say Yes To Dakota Access Pipeline

President Donald Trump ordered the project completed after former President Barack Obama had put it on hold. When President Trump took office he signed an exe...


Girl Scouts make history celebrating 100 years of cookies sales

Those without smartphones can go to kansasgirlscouts.org and enter their ZIP code to find a list of nearby sales, including hours. The Girl Scouts of Eastern...


Abe's USA visit offers hope of stable ties

But uncertainty remained in another area, that of trade between the two countries after Mr Trump abruptly pulled the USA out of the planned Trans Pacific Partne...


Local educators react to confirmation of new Secretary of Education

The woman in charge of all USA public schools was blocked from entering one by protesters on Friday morning. It's easy to ignore the host of issues public e...


Missing Ohio State student found dead of gunshot wound

Columbus police confirmed that they had taken a missing person report Thursday evening on Tokes. She was last seen leaving work at a Columbus restaurant around ...


Say goodbye to the snow, temperatures warm up quickly!

Saturday night will be a mild one, with lows near 50. An active weather pattern brings the possibility of a storm system developing by Thursday as a dip in...


Storm Niko airport closures and flight cancellations

An estimated 920 flights that would have been cancelled due to foggy conditions were able to land or take off in the first year since the installation of new la...


Protesters prevent Betsy DeVos from first visit to public school

Keep her far away. The billionaire's confirmation came one day before Jeff Sessions, who was voted as Attorney General by the Senate Wednesday. DeVos, 59, i...


This Anti-Semitic Valentine Day's Card Will Make Your Blood Boil

The card read, "My love 4 u burns like 6,000 jews", next to a photo of Adolf Hitler, and was signed with the name Courtney. An image of the card was posted to...


Appeals court rules against Trump on immigration ban

The ban, issued by Trump in an executive order on January 27, would bar visitors and refugees from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from enter...


Teenager hit by fired Gwinnett County police officer dies

York, the rookie Gwinnett County cop who was sacked after the collision, had lost control of his police cruiser and jumped the curb while he was en route to a...


Seattle cuts funding to Wells Fargo over pipeline support

In September, the lender agreed to pay a $185 million settlement over its staff opening as many as 2 million accounts without customers' knowledge. The Mayor ...


Woman found dead after getting arm stuck in clothing donation bin

It wasn't immediately clear why Permar was at the drop-off box, but Mount Carmel Township police chief Brian Hollerbush told the Associated Press on Wednesday...


Bill to further limit abortions in Pa. passes Senate committee

We have concerns about this bill, including whether states may legally require that municipalities assist with the enforcement of federal law, as the federal go...


Malloy to unveil $200M in taxes, fees in budget speech

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy unveiled nearly $200 million in new taxes and fees in his budget presentation Wednesday afternoon, along with a dire warning for state wor...


Corruption Feared as Alabama Governor Considers Jeff Sessions Replacement

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley announced Thursday he has appointed state Attorney General Luther Strange to fill the Senate seat being vacated by Senator Jef...


Ted Cruz says the Democrats are the party of the KKK

Elizabeth Warren and other Senate Democrats attempted to derail Jeff Sessions' confirmation by reminding their peers of his alleged previous racial incidents. W...


Truck driver dies after tractor-trailer blown off Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Anderson said helicopters and rescue boats made their way to the floating vehicle. The hero crew raced toward Sentra General Hospital in Norfolk, but the driv...


Holcomb pardons Keith Cooper for felony robbery conviction

However, Holcomb, who served as Pence's lieutenant governor, appeared to depart from Pence's stance that this was a matter for the court to decide, saying that ...


NY attorney general seeks voting reforms

The AG's office detailed numerous issues in a December report: long lines, broken scanners, missing names, and more. While Democratic lawmakers have routinely...


Where to score the best pie deals on National Pizza Day

The name comes from flatbread of the 18th century, which over time took shape in the form of the pizza we know and love nowadays. To celebrate, some of the to...


Union County's Randy Travis 'damaged' but improving after stroke

Backstage at the all-star tribute concert in his honor on Wednesday (Feb. 8), which brought out a whole host of country music royalty including Garth Brooks, ...


New Policy Welcomes First Openly Transgender Boy Scout

Joe's mother did not want him to return to his old pack, Pack 87 in Secaucus, where scouting officials told her some parents complained past year. In a statem...


NSA agent charged with data theft larger than Snowden's

He faces up to ten years in court for each of the 20 counts of willful retention of national defense information that he's being accused of. "As a private con...


Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to visit Arizona border

Kelly said some of the other "ballpark things" that his department is considering is looking at applicants' social media use "to see what they tweet", as well a...


San Diego County is home to 170000 undocumented immigrants

Pew uses the term "unauthorized immigrants" in the report. By comparison, 36 percent of the total US population lives in those same areas. The report also est...


Blizzard forecast predicts 12 to 16 inches of snow

Near whiteout conditions were possible, with the snow expected to fall at a clip of 2 to 4 inches per hour at its peak. February 8, 9:20 a.m.: A winter storm ...


Topeka weather for Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017: Chilly today and Thursday

Mild. Lows 60-65 north, upper 60s south. Lows around 64. Wind SW 5-10 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts between a...


Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul outraged by Knicks' handling of Charles Oakley

James had his squabbles last week with a noted brawler in Charles Barkley, but now he's weighing in on the latest controversy involving Charles Oakley and the...


Wisconsin Gov. Walker to release different-looking budget

Dana Wachs, D-Eau Claire, said. Walker's budget includes $11.5 billion for K-12 education, which includes increases for both 2018 and 2019 in per-pupil studen...


Facebook clamps down on discriminatory advertising

According to Fortune , the reports detailed how some firms were able to build Facebook's employment and housing ads that would exclude certain ethnic group...


These Are The Attacks Trump Says Went Underreported. You'll Recognize A Few

Trump has misrepresented crime statistics on several occasions. In his speech at the U.S Central Command, President Donald Trump mentioned the recent extremis...


Police confront protesters at Phoenix Immigration office

Fearing Garcia de Rayos would be return to Mexico, dozens of immigration activists Wednesday night blocked the gates surrounding the ICE office in Phoenix. It...