Local Somerset County 4th of July Celebration Returning to North Branch Park
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The rain date is Sunday, July 2 . Festivities feature two days of local music for all ages, along with family art activities. 5-9:30 p.m.at The Workhouse, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. The City of LaFollette hosts an Independence Day Celebration on July 2nd near Roane State Campus. Fireworks start at 9 p.m. Admission is $10.

Local Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals
Author: 0 Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

I've said that every step of the way. Catch all the excitment of the best 2 out of 3 series on your home for LSU Sports-Tiger radioWWL. But it will happen. "And we really didn't have the emergence of [centerfielder] Zach Watson and [catcher] Michael Papierski , and still didn't have hats in the bullpen".

Local Defiant Pelosi Says She's Staying: 'I Think I'm Worth The Trouble'
Author: 0 Defiant Pelosi Says She's Staying: 'I Think I'm Worth The Trouble'

It's come to this: For leadership that doesn't repel a majority of Americans, Democrats need to recruit someone who doesn't represent the truth about their party. "We gave them a run for their money". Put on defense, House Democratic leaders from Pelosi on down tried to spin the outcome in Georgia as positive, arguing that coming in a close second in the solidly Republican district augured well for their chances of taking back the House next year.

Author: 0 Heller won't back Senate GOP health care bill

He pulled out the Senate Republican bill. WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell will force a vote on the GOP's massively unpopular and harmful health care repeal bill as soon as next week. Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. But rather than rushing home to talk to their constituents, every single GOP senator appears to be avoiding them.

Local Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss
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Trump strongly suggest. To win a House majority, Democrats need Trumpish results in high-education districts and improvements in downscale areas on the persistent partisan patterns along which voters of all education levels make their choices.

Author: 0 Obama slams new Republican healthcare bill

Sen. Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood, which many Republicans oppose because it provides abortions. Johnson said he did not agree with GOP leadership's decision to develop the bill in secret. Greg Valliere, the chief strategist and a longtime political analyst at Horizon Investments, said in a note to clients Friday that the conservative members besides Paul were likely to relent since failure to pass the bill ...

Author: 0 Senate Republicans just lost a key vote on their healthcare bill

The quartet said they want to deal with Senate leaders to resolve those issues. The plan gets rid of those mandates. "Insurance companies could cover less health care costs and the cliff for tax-credit subsidies would be even steeper than under current law", Feinstein said.

Local CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill
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If more than two republican senators vote against the bill, it will fail. "This bill is a wolf in sheep's clothing", said Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer. However, it was notable that Heller would condemn the Senate proposal in such strong terms and not just for its Medicaid cuts. The legislation caps per-person payments to the states, giving the states a new incentive to run the program efficiently.

Author: 0 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

He walked across the stage Thursday night at Barclays Center wearing red sneakers made of basketballs. The one certainty about this year's Celtics-76ers trade is that Philadelphia now has one of the most exciting and dynamic young cores in the National Basketball Association, with Fultz joining Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid to form a potential big three.

Author: 0 Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

Beyond cutting Planned Parenthood off from Medicaid funds, the Senate proposal would also bring about major cuts to the government health care program-ones that could knock millions off their insurance. To date, 31 states have expanded Medicaid eligibility since 2014, helping to drive a historic reduction in the number of uninsured Americans - including many of those now struggling with opiate addiction.

Local Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
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Dean said in a statement. Such comments about Pelosi were highlighted by Republicans on Thursday in an attempt to illustrate a divided Democratic caucus. Democrats generally oppose the Republicans' plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature legislative achievement. Right wing U.S.

Author: 0 US Supreme Court tackles Wis. political boundaries

Walker says he sees no reason why the highest court in the land would force Wisconsin to redraw their legislative maps. As Daily Kos notes , the Wisconsin GOP took a sweeping majority in the Assembly in 2012 even though Obama carried the state by seven points and more total votes went to Democratic candidates for state-lawmaker offices that Republicans.

Author: 0 Kan. Supreme Court: School funding law to take effect July 1

A nonpartisan redistricting process is not only fair and impartial, it also would cost taxpayers far less than than the two million tax dollars and counting used to draw and defend the current maps. However, the Supreme Court has made a decision to take on the controversial issue starting in October. The Supreme Court will take up the Wisconsin case this fall.

Author: 0 Deputy AG warns 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations'

Yet Trump's angry tweets on Friday underscored the near-impossible challenge his advisers and legal team have in trying to get him to avoid weighing in on an active probe. Kushner is President Donald Trump's son-in-law. I happened to be there for that ceremony. ABC News , citing unnamed sources, reported Friday that Rosenstein has privately acknowledged to colleagues that he may have to recuse himself.

Local White House denies Trump wants Mueller out
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He added later: "As long as I'm in this position, he's not going to be fired without good cause", which he said he would have to put in writing. Senators on Tuesday questioned both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on how the inquiry is being handled.

Author: 0 Mainieri names Walker starting for game 2 in Omaha

The Titans are making their 18 appearance in the College World Series and before the first pitch on Saturday when they play the No. 1 team in the nation, Oregon State, the players, coaches and fans had a chance to soak up Omaha. When FSU and LSU face off it will be a battle of two traditional powers. Lange is no stranger to the big stage, as he struck out 10 in throwing a 5-3 complete-game victory over Cal State Fullerton as freshman in the 2015 CWS.

Author: 0 Speaker Ryan visits wounded lawmaker at hospital

Since the election in November, lawmakers and others have claimed that Trump's rise and rhetoric has "emboldened" people on the right to attack those on the left and commit hate crimes. Speaking before Central American leaders at a prosperity and security conference organized by the State Department and Homeland Security Department here, Pence said he and President Donald Trump were "deeply saddened" when they received the news Wednesday.

Local Gunshots Ring Out at Republican Congressional Baseball Practice
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The discussion about security inevitably invited some discussion about guns, with some Republicans suggesting that concealed carry could ensure that they can protect themselves while Democrats suggested possible restrictions against guns. "We're not going to let incidents like this change our way of life or our routines", Democratic coach Rep. Mike Doyle at a news conference Wednesday.

Local Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia
Author: 0 Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia

Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis", the Memphis Democrat wrote in a letter to [Attorney General Jeff] Sessions on Monday. With the Trump team now under scrutiny for contact with the Russians during the campaign, many lawmakers are anxious that the White House is looking to ease up on that pressure.

Local Trump Plans to Tweet During Comey Russia Testimony, say White House Officials
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Comey's highly anticipated appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday could be a turning point in a controversy that has rocked Trump's young administration. 2. Can the Trump team score a win on leaks? A week after Comey was sacked, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who was in charge of the Russian Federation investigation after Sessions recused himself, appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the probe.

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