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For tonight, we'll find clear and cool conditions with temperatures settling out close to 40° near sunrise. In other words, don't get worked up yet, but pay attention to the forecast going into the weekend. Up to three inches of rain is likely by early next week. Severe weather continues to threaten the KVOE listening area. The high will be near 51. Expect a south breeze today between 10 and 20 miles per hour.
  • Easter egg hunts set for this weekend

    Easter egg hunts set for this weekend

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    The Lakeport Rotary Easter Egg Hunt goes on every year rain or shine, and usually attracts between 300 and 400 participants. The cost per child is $9.95 and adults are $19.95 ( reservations are required ). Hampton National Historic Site: If you're looking for a road trip, head out to Hampton National Historic Site (535 Hampton Lane, Towson) for an Easter egg scavenger hunt through the handsome landscape of the grounds.
  • Reward doubled as manhunt continues for heavily armed Wisconsin man

    Reward doubled as manhunt continues for heavily armed Wisconsin man

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    Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden has said Jakubowski threatened to attack schools and public officials in the 161-page handwritten manifesto that he mailed to President Donald Trump. But law enforcement has as increased presence with deputies at the Rock County Courthouse as well as at the local college and technical colleges at the request of those institutions, according to Spoden.
  • JOE BIDDLE: Tar Heels tagged Zags

    JOE BIDDLE: Tar Heels tagged Zags

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    And North Carolina got over a hump that, at times this season, felt like a mountain. And won. The Tar Heels missed 23 of 27 3-point shots. The 7-foot-1, 300-pound wall of humanity missed all four of his shots, committed three turnovers and picked up two fouls.
  • Trump hits golf course with Sen. Rand Paul

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    The trio was "discussing a variety of topics, including healthcare", said White House Deputy Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham. Trump tweeted: "Anybody (especially Fake News media) who thinks that Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare is dead does not know the love and strength in R Party!" Rand Paul, R-Kty., one of the most vocal critics of the American Health Care Act , said after golf with the president Sunday he is optimistic Republicans will come to an agreement on how to repeal ObamaCare.
  • New York officials step into milk trade dispute

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    Randolph dairy farmer Frank Behling, who has herd of 60 milking cows, had been shipping about 4,000 pounds of milk a day to Grassland, the nation's largest independent producer of butter. "All Canadian dairy processors are entitled to source from any supplier they want, just like the U.S. processors, said DFC Director of Communications, Isabelle Bouchard, "Nothing has changed in Canada".
  • Devin Nunes has some explaining to do

    Devin Nunes has some explaining to do

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    A Nunes spokesman, Jack Langer, also told the Los Angeles Times that it wasn't a White House staffer, the Times reported. There were indications that Nunes was coordinating his actions with the White House, which sent a letter to Yates's attorney, warning him that Yates should not testify about her communications with the White House about then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, whose telephone calls with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak were monitored by USA intelligence agencies.
  • No. 1 Johnson to face Tanihara in WGC Match Play semis

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    Rahm lost only one of the 27 holes he played in his 6-and-4 victory over Charles Howell III and his 7-and-5 victory over Soren Kjeldsen in the quarterfinals. He fired a sparkling 4-under thru 14 holes in his dismantling of McGirt in the round of 16. And then he had to settle for par after leaving himself in an awkward spot, only to watch Noren hole a 40-footer to tie the match.
  • Virginia Judge Sides With Trump's Revised Travel Ban

    Virginia Judge Sides With Trump's Revised Travel Ban

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    But Virginia-based US District Judge Anthony Trenga was not persuaded that Trump's past statements automatically mean the revised executive order is unlawful, especially given the changes it made from the first version. This revised order no longer carves out an exception favoring Christians and other religious minorities from Muslim-majority nations included in the ban.
  • Chuck Schumer Says Democrats Will Filibuster Gorsuch

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    Chuck Schumer said Judge Neil Gorsuch favoured the "powerful over the weak" and failed to answer "question after question" in his confirmation hearing. There's also an important political goal that can be served by elevating this controversy, even if Gorsuch can't be stopped. Kirsten Gillibrand - who have said they'll oppose Gorsuch.
  • No death penalty for alleged cop killer Markeith Loyd

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    Ayala was a political newcomer past year when she took on her former boss, then-State Attorney Jeff Ashton , who had been one of the prosecutors in the Casey Anthony case. The stance is significant because Orange County, where Ayala is a chief prosecutor, is among four of Florida's 67 counties that has produced more than five executions since 1976, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund said.
  • NCAA Tournament: How to watch Gonzaga vs

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    Thursday on TBS. - Mathews is 3 of 6 for seven second half points, to lead the Zags up to a 48-35 lead with 13 minutes left. Even while the Zags have gone from mid-major upstart to Division I power, they've still never played for a national championship, or even reached the Final Four.
  • Sorry, Fox Fans, Firing Preet Bharara Isn't 'Phony Scandal'

    Sorry, Fox Fans, Firing Preet Bharara Isn't 'Phony Scandal'

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    Senior Democrats have now suggested that the President was anxious about a potential investigation by Mr Bharara who made national headlines after investigating Sheldon Silver , the long time speaker of the New York State Assembly for taking millions of dollars in payoffs.
  • Oklahoma declares state of emergency as wildfires spread

    Oklahoma declares state of emergency as wildfires spread

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    Estimates show between 200,000 and 300,000 acres have already burned in Beaver, Harper and Woodward counties alone, where risky fire conditions are expected to continue tonight and tomorrow. A Department of Emergency Management spokesperson has reported fires in at least nine counties. The Kansas Highway Patrol said Corey Holt, of Oklahoma City, died Monday when his tractor-trailer jackknifed as he tried to back up because of poor visibility on southern Kansas highway, and he succumbed ...
  • Trump to Discuss Soaring Drug Prices with Democratic Congressman Cummings

    Trump to Discuss Soaring Drug Prices with Democratic Congressman Cummings

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    The Congressmen pitched a House bill that would expand the federal government's ability to negotiate drug prices, and they left feeling optimistic about what Trump will do. More importantly, however, it would also give HHS the power to set up a formulary of preferred drugs, similar to what private insurers have now. Adding into the law that the HHS Secretary should be part of the negotiations merely adds a "bully pulpit", he said.
  • Blanket-fee fight diverts Vegas plane

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    A Hawaiian Airlines flight on its way to Hawaii from Las Vegas was diverted to Los Angeles after a passenger became a problem. Airline officials then ordered the flight diverted to Los Angeles International Airport for an "unruly passenger".
  • Daycare worker accused of pushing girl down stairs

    Daycare worker accused of pushing girl down stairs

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    Gable can be seen in the video apparently looking up at the camera after pushing the child. Sarah Gable , 52, of Folcroft, Pennsylvania, was charged with simple assault, harassment, and endangering the welfare of ac hid, court records show.
  • H-1B visa applications' premium processing facility blocked, temporarily

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    Under the current system, a company that is sponsoring a potential employee or the current employee's H-1B petition may fill out a form to expedite the processing of that petition, the Verge reported. The pending petitions, which they have now been unable to process due to the high volume of incoming petitions and the significant surge in premium-processing requests over the past few years will be processed.
  • Sen. Rand Paul is Hunting for the GOP Health Care Bill

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    People under 30 would receive $2,000, while people over 60 would get $4,000. The tax credits now are based on an individual's income and cost of coverage. These tax credits have always been the basis of the GOP plan, appearing in both House Speaker Paul Ryan's A Better Way blueprint from 2016 and the Empowering Patients First bill authored by Health Secretary Tom Price in 2015 when he was in the House.
  • Baltimore police officers indicted in racketeering case

    Baltimore police officers indicted in racketeering case

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    The complaint alleged that some officers were depriving citizens of their rights, privileges and immunities as protected by federal law. Some of the officers involved in the alleged conspiracy have a history of misconduct, according to the Baltimore Sun , including one whose conduct resulted in multiple settled lawsuits and another who was involved in three shootings over the course of two years.
  • European Union threatens to introduce visas for U.S. travellers

    European Union threatens to introduce visas for U.S. travellers

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    Croatian citizens must have the same rights when they travel to the U.S. as other European citizens", Croatia's European MET Tonino Picula commented. A European Parliament statement said the EU Commission was legally obliged to temporarily reintroduce the new visa rules because of its reciprocity policy.