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It will be a great challenge for our team". Georgia will face Kansas State in Manhattan, Kansas, on Saturday, January 27, next season as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Tip-off times and broadcast information for Oklahoma and Alabama's game in Tuscaloosa will be determined at a later date. For the third straight year, all 10 games will be played on the same day with television coverage on the ESPN outlets.
  • Central College Graduate to be Appointed as Lt. Governor

    Central College Graduate to be Appointed as Lt. Governor

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    Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has named Republican attorney Adam Gregg as her administration's No. 2 leader while seeking to avoid a lawsuit over whether she has the power to name a new lieutenant governor. Gregg is a graduate of West Sioux High School and a native of Hawarden, Iowa. "They could go ahead with an appointment and that might or might not be challenged in court".
  • Texas House Passes New Bathroom Bill; What's Next for Events Industry

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    The measure poses an excruciating dilemma for Texas schools that have quietly agreed at parents' requests to keep secret the birth genders of some students. In February, the Trump administration rescinded guidance issued by the Department of Education and the Department of Justice last May telling schools to provide transgender students with facilities that correspond with their gender identity.
  • NOAA releases predictions for hurricane season starting June 1

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    The outlook called for between four and eight hurricanes, which also included Alex, and suggested between one and four would be "major" hurricanes, of Category 3 or higher strength. Earlier this year the Tropical Meteorology Project of Colorado State University put out their first forecast of the season, calling for a slightly below average year, with more an impact from El Nino.
  • Tornado watch issued for area

    Tornado watch issued for area

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    The Newberry County Sheriff's Office said that several roads would be closed for a while because of downed trees and power lines, and that about six homes were damaged. Wednesday morning, the NWS rated the chance of severe weather a 2, or "slight" chance, but by afternoon, it upgraded its prediction to a 3 or "enhanced" chance of severe weather.
  • 23 million fewer insured under Republican health bill

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    Reportedly the Senate is only making tweaks to the House bill - with little to no input from medical or insurance experts. This health care bill was just barely passed by the House earlier this month. "Unfortunately, today's CBO score tells us what we already knew about Trumpcare", Murray said . "We must repeal and replace the disastrous Obamacare law with the American Health Care Act - the vehicle which will reform our broken healthcare system", a White House official said.
  • The seven most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

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    The trip included stops in Saudi Arabia and Israel . "I've heard its one of the toughest deals of all", Trump said of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, "but I have a feeling we will get there eventually, I hope". Trump visited Israel and the Palestinian territories on Monday and Tuesday, and in a closing speech talked extensively about his commitment to Israel's security.
  • Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

    Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

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    With 3 percent growth, over the next 20 years the debt as a share of GDP falls to about 50 percent of GDP. When it suits the administration's case, Mulvaney relies on this same metric for measuring the budget as a proportion of the economy.
  • Flynn hit with more subpoenas, may be held in contempt of Congress

    Flynn hit with more subpoenas, may be held in contempt of Congress

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    The New York Times reports that Flynn's lawyers informed the Intelligence Committee in a letter that the accusations against him, as well as the appointment of a special counsel overseeing the Department of Justice investigation into Russia's election interference, gave him "reasonable cause to apprehend danger" if he were to comply with the subpoena.
  • Hillary Clinton: Trump's Budget Has 'Unimaginable Level of Cruelty'

    Hillary Clinton: Trump's Budget Has 'Unimaginable Level of Cruelty'

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    I've heard them say, 'Oh, it could have endangered someone, oh, it could have done―,' I don't know what the conversation was", said Risch. On the heels of that came a report by the New York Times that Trump, during a private dinner days after his inauguration in late January, had asked for Comey's loyalty, according to associates of Comey who told them he declined.
  • Massive Landslide Buries Iconic Stretch of California's Highway 1

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    A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday, May 20, covering about one-third of a mile, half a kilometer, of road and changing the Big Sur coastline. "A lot of Big Sur is moving; you just don't see it". Engineers warn that we may see more before the seasonal danger is over. The slide is the latest setback following a winter of other landslides and flooding that has so far caused $1.3 billion in damage to the state's roads and highways, Caltrans spokesman Jim ...