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Wednesday afternoon winter storm update

Joseph. Winds at times could be damaging. A major temperature tumble is forecast following the storm system. The National Weather Service says a small amount of freezing rain is likely today and this evening as a powerful cold front surges across extreme southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks.

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One more mild day, before temperatures drop through Christmas

Rain showers and snow melt the first part of the day may create some isolated flood concerns. A low pressure system tracking out of the Ohio Valley is forecast to track near or over Western New York Friday night into Saturday . Rain coverage looks to be scattered (30-40%). Roads could get slippery again as the rain freezes and snow falls on top. Met √Čireann is forecasting temperatures of between 9 and 10 degrees Celsius over Christmas Eve and into Christmas Day in Kilkenny.

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Rutgers graduate students join national protest of GOP tax cuts

Repealing the popular Student Debt Interest Deduction - on top of counting tuition waivers as taxable income - would make it enormously more hard for our students, especially those from low- to middle-income families or underrepresented minority groups, to repay the loans needed to seek and earn a master's or doctoral degree.

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Local church delivers nearly 1000 meals

J. Scott Barber, observed the assembly-line of volunteers filling foam food containers with turkey, mashed potatoes, collard greens and other warm, homemade dishes. "It helps them be better students, it helps them be better young men and women", Barber said. Those in need register throughout the year to have the meals delivered to them.

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Delhi Diwali Firecrackers Banned in Delhi NCR

The shopkeepers went to the Supreme Court , and on September 12 this year, it made changes, allowed controlled sale of crackers and almost 500 shopkeepers got licences. "The Supreme Court has imposed a ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR but there is no ban on bursting of crackers". New Delhi's air quality has already hit "very unhealthy" levels, United States embassy data shows.

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Michigan State exposes Wolverines' offensive identity crisis when it hurts most

Whether it was Jim Harbaugh , offensive coordinator Tim Drevno or passing game coordinator Pep Hamilton, there was never any adjustment to call more short passes, slants, or any sort of misdirection plays that might move the pocket, give O'Korn more time and maybe utilize his skills better.

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Former Titans GM on Avoiding Colin Kaepernick Hire: 'Don't Want This Circus'

The safest bet in sports is Mike Mularkey not being able to win three games in a row, which is the reason I picked against the Titans last week. He also substituted players on offense in a timely manner when a starting player messes up.

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Spain's PM says may use constitution to block Catalan independence

The demonstration comes a week after the Catalan government held a referendum on secession that was condemned as illegal and unconstitutional by the Spanish government. Where were those values on Sunday?" The Catalan government on Friday said approximately 90 percent of those who voted opted for independence, although turnout was only 43 percent.

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Comprehensive Tax Reform In The News: The Republican Framework Released

The House passed a budget resolution on Thursday that served as the first step toward Republicans passing a massive tax reform plan . Democrats unanimously opposed the resolution, which House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., labeled "a vehicle for achieving partisan tax reform".

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Ricky Martin on Puerto Rico: 'It Looks Like They Nuked Us'

On Tuesday, the governor of Puerto Rico updated the island's death toll to 34. He said that this would go a long way in helping the island recover from Hurricane Maria . Puerto Rico , an island of 3.5 million inhabitants - all of whom are USA citizens - gets almost nothing done for it. "We want to help keep those students on track by making it as easy as possible to stay in school and stay focused".

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Watch Thursday Night Football Week 5 Game Online

That's why five points are just too many to pass up. Which brings us to today's quiz of the day. Linebackers Dont'a Hightower (knee) and Elandon Roberts (ankle), cornerback Stephon Gilmore (ankle), special teams player Matthew Slater (hamstring), starting right tackle Marcus Cannon (ankle) and defensive back Brandon King (hamstring) are also questionable.

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GOP Tax Plan Could Add $2 Trillion To Deficit

More than a dozen House Republicans represent districts in California, New York and other high-tax states where residents would be most hurt by eliminating the deduction. We will fight any tax plan that has any resemblance to what Republicans have put forward. "Our nation needs a simpler, fairer, and more transparent tax system that will leave more dollars in the pockets of working families", said Committee Chairman Mike EnziMichael (Mike) Bradley EnziThis week: Congress gets ball ...

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NRA prohibits use of bump stocks at its own firing range

Semi-automatic guns are lethal enough. "To me, that is part of that same type of process". However, I'm very confident that today a majority of Republicans in the House would support banning these devices. The nation's largest gun lobby and most Republicans have stood firmly in recent years against stricter gun regulations, even as one mass shooting after another horrified the nation.

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May Urges Party Unity To Sell "British Dream" To Youth

Having seen her Commons majority vanish after June's general election and faced calls to sack Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson over his interventions on Brexit, Mrs May has tried to use the conference to unite the party behind her "mission" to transform Britain.

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Twins chase Yankees' Luis Severino in the first inning

NY tied the game in the bottom of the first on a three-run home run by Didi Gregorius . The 34-year-old Ellsbury has been a DH 12 times in his career, including four times this season. Severino allowed three runs and four hits, including two home runs, and a walk as Minnesota built 3-0 lead. Green deserved a save for his efforts right there, and manager Joe Girardi deserves credit for making the right call - to the right reliever - in that critical spot.

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Alberta mother of four killed in Las Vegas mass shooting

As thousands of terrified music fans frantically ran for their lives, many rushed into the bar area where Gooze was working to take shelter. In a Facebook posting that could not immediately be verified, Heather Gooze of Las Vegas said she was outside the festival grounds when the Canadian passed away.

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Now Turkey is Getting Cozy With Iran

In a conciliatory gesture towards the Kurds, however, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday vowed to defend them against any attack. "Any person can leave the country via Baghdad without paying a fine or for an exit visa", Interior Minister Qassem al-Araji told journalists.

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Former Auburn quarterback Cam Newton sets National Football League record for career rushing TDs

Even if the Panthers had suffered what would have been a devastating loss Sunday, there still would have been promising signs to grasp onto once the pain (eventually) subsided. "We've been putting our offense in a shootout every week", Devin McCourty said. You gotta be patient at times. "It's a week-by-week thing where we need to keep getting better".

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Americans' dominance leads to Presidents Cup victory

The only minor blemish for Steve Stricker's USA side came when Jordan Spieth picked up Oosthuizen's moving ball on the 12th and the Americans were disqualified from the hole. Oosthuizen had an eagle putt at the 12th that ran well past the hole and, with Day already in with birdie, Spieth picked up the ball with his putter while it was still in motion and was penalised with a loss of the hole.

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Iraq Plans to Take Control of the Autonomous Kurdistan's Boundary

A Kurdish official at the Turkish border crossing described the situation there as "tense". Iraqi state television reported that Iraqi military envoys visited the border of Kurdistan from the Iranian side. Backed by Ankara and Tehran , the Iraqi government has demanded that the Kurdish leadership cancel the result of the referendum or face the prospect of sanctions, global isolation and possibly a military intervention.