The Latest: Indiana governor declares disaster emergency
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 15:29:43 GMT
A view from the Central Bridge shows the flooding from the Ohio River Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 in Cincinnati. Forecasters expected the Ohio River could reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 floods.
Despite ban from public office, Berlusconi seeks political comeback at 81
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 15:29:32 GMT
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has slammed Florida state legislator Bill Hager for "disingenuous political grandstanding," after he demanded that Isra... -- With fewer than two weeks to go before the Italian general election, and polls forecasting a depressing quagmire, Italian politicians have stepped up their promises ... The Farm Bill will end on Sept. 30th and while that seems like a way off, Phillip Hays, of the American Sugar Alliance says it's important now more than ever for con... Kearney, Neb.
Missouri State Capitol renovations begin next week
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 15:23:16 GMT
The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports the nearly $29 million project is expected to start Friday. It will involve restoration of most of the Capitol's exterior stone work.
University of Central Missouri focuses on retention
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 15:16:20 GMT
The University of Central Missouri plans to increase its focus on retaining students to help them get to graduation as part of its plans to respond to deep cuts in its budget, president Charles Ambrose said. The university in Warrensburg reduced more than $20 million from its budget last year after declines in state funding and enrollment of international students.
Redistricting emerges as key ballot, legislative priority
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 15:13:16 GMT
Responding to complaints about partisan gerrymandering, a significant number of states this year are considering changing the criteria used to draw congressional and state legislative districts or shifting the task from elected officials to citizen commissions. The proposals, being advanced both as ballot initiatives and legislation, are part of a larger battle between the political parties to best position themselves for the aftermath of the 2020 Census, when over 400 U.S. House districts and nearly 7,400 state legislative districts will be redrawn.
Pirates Head to Arizona for Loyola Invitational
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 09:37:00 GMT
The Seton Hall men's golf team will return to action this weekend with three rounds of golf at the Loyola Invitational at Palm Valley Golf Course, February 25-26. Host: Loyola University Location: Goodyear, Ariz.
NRA spokeswoman becomes new face of gun rights movement
Sun, 25 Feb 2018 15:22:32 GMT
Dana Loesch is the new public face of the National Rifle Association, an organization long associated with older white men. At 39, she's poised, photogenic and a skilled public speaker, yet she's not softening the message of the NRA as it becomes an increasingly active voice in the nation's culture wars, with positions on everything from immigration to the media.