• Statewide tornado drill scheduled for Tuesday morning

    Statewide tornado drill scheduled for Tuesday morning

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    The test is a part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week which aims to help the public make a plan for safety ahead of the peak months for severe weather in central IL. Depending upon which one of the Four States you live in, you may have heard tornado sirens go off this morning. It will simply be over when your group, school, business, organization, or family feel that you have adequately practiced your tornado shelter procedures.
  • Set Clocks Ahead One Hour on Sunday

    Set Clocks Ahead One Hour on Sunday

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    Keep in mind to spring forward by setting your clocks ahead one hour. Ah, the time of Spring is nearly upon us, which means longer days, more sunlight, and a lost hour of sleep. Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time and neither does Arizona (although the Navajo Nation, in northeastern Arizona, does). In fact, in the early days of Daylight Saving Time, farmers were the most outspoken group against the practice, saying that it could disrupt farming practices.
  • Arkansas legislative panel advances $5.6B budget plan

    Arkansas legislative panel advances $5.6B budget plan

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    Arkansas officials said they need the work requirement because without it many enrollees won't seek out work or job training. But Verma made a decision to personally approve the Arkansas waiver on Monday and flew to Little Rock, Ark., to make the announcement with Republican Gov.
  • Trump's meeting with video game executives is actually happening

    Trump's meeting with video game executives is actually happening

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    Entertainment, and Ubisoft, among others. During a recent meeting at the White House about school safety, Trump said , "We have to do something about maybe what they're seeing and how they're seeing it". "Video games are plainly not the issue: entertainment is distributed and consumed globally, but the U.S. has an exponentially higher level of gun violence than any other nation", an ESA spokesman said in a statement .
  • Justice Department sues California over 'sanctuary' laws

    Justice Department sues California over 'sanctuary' laws

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    Sessions is expected to speak at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in downtown Sacramento. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is traveling to California to make a major announcement about sanctuary policies that limit local and state cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
  • Metter Middle School student arrested, charged with terroristic threats

    Metter Middle School student arrested, charged with terroristic threats

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    He is charged with several felony counts of terroristic threats. As a result of the investigation, police and school officials made the decision to release students for the day at about 11:45 a.m., officials said. Police identified the source of the threat and have determined the building, students and staff are safe. Vista Del Lago High School was on precautionary, temporary lockdown Monday after a threat was sent through a text message by 18-year-old student Ryan Bernal.
  • Diamondbacks bringing back bullpen golf cart

    Diamondbacks bringing back bullpen golf cart

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    The Diamondbacks have sold a sponsorship to a courier service called OnTrac, which will have its logo plastered on the bullpen vehicle. Bullpen cars were used to bring relief pitchers into the game from the bullpen to the pitcher's mound.
  • South Korean governor quits after rape accusation

    South Korean governor quits after rape accusation

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    The stunning fall of Ahn Hee-jung - who came second to Moon Jae-in in the contest to select the Democratic Party's presidential candidate previous year - makes him the most prominent figure to face abuse allegations in a swirling #MeToo movement in what is still a male-dominated society.
  • Paul Ryan Splits With Trump Over Tariffs

    Paul Ryan Splits With Trump Over Tariffs

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    But if I do make a deal which is fair to the workers and to the American people, that would be, I would imagine, one of the points that we'll negotiate. To the editor: President Donald Trump recently announced his plan to start a trade war, claiming that "trade wars are good and easy to win". They also note that the move would hit key allies such as Canada hardest, rather than having a direct impact on global dumping of steel and aluminium by China .