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National Football League releases Scouting Combine invite list

Among the 330 college players invited, three were from Oklahoma State. No other Big Ten team even got nine invites and there should be a lot of #GoBlue at draft time. Round one of the draft is April 27. That's certainly surprising, insofar as this draft class includes Clemson's Deshaun Watson, who, y'know, actually finished out his last season with the Tigers to the tune of an impressive national championship title.

Devos like Trump, A Close Call

Both future educators explained their concerns for the way DeVos may change the educational system the United States now has in place. At the moment, public education in NY state and elsewhere operates as an unregulated monopoly, protected by law and compliant taxpayers.

Russian Federation secretly deployed cruise missile that violates treaty

Three years ago the Obama administration had accused the Russian government of violating this Cold War-era arms treaty by testing a cruise missile, capable of carrying nuclear tips, which the treaty clearly forbade. President Trump has called for warmer relations with Moscow, but Republican lawmakers voiced concern Tuesday over the reported missile activity. "Russia's deployment of nuclear-tipped ground-launched cruise missiles in violation of the INF treaty is a significant military ...

Researchers Close in on Permanent Flu Shot

This year's flu vaccine is well-matched to the strains of flu that are circulating. Wellmont hospitals diagnosed 60 positive flu cases from January 30-Feb. While seasonal flu-related deaths of people older than 18 years of age are not reportable, those among children are reported. According to the release , this season's flu has been hitting children, teenagers and young adults particularly hard.

Virginia Judge Blocks Trump Travel Ban With A Sharp Rebuke

The ruling comes after a similar injunction imposed by a judge in Washington state. She noted that a "Muslim ban" was a key part of Trump's campaign, and a press release calling for it remains on his website. Herring said he expects the injunction to remain in place until the case goes to trial. Virginia's lawsuit also does not challenge the portion of the executive order directed at refugees.

Harrison Ford nearly flew his private plane directly into a passenger jet

But when the actor instead maneuvered toward a taxiway, his plane flew over an American Airlines departing flight with 110 passengers on board and a six-person crew. He suffered a broken arm and minor head injuries in the crash. The resulting FAA investigation could result in a variety of actions against the actor/pilot, from a warning letter to suspension of pilot's license.

Braves acquire Phillips from Reds, per reports

The Reds had tried to trade him on multiple occasions, only to have Phillips veto those earlier attempts. Phillips has invoked his no-trade clause in the past, vetoing moves to the Nationals and Diamondbacks in the previous year, and another potential trade to the Braves in January.

Flights from ORF to Northeast US delayed, cancelled

Storm Team 4 says that after the winter storm passes, temperatures will drop into the low 30s on Friday. More than 600 flights have been cancelled at Newark International Airport as of 1:30 a.m. Philadelphia and Boston declared a snow emergency for Thursday ahead of the storm, which could start hitting the Interstate 95 corridor as rain Wednesday night and change to snow early Thursday, the National Weather Service said.

Donald Trump's Wall: Cost Estimates Rise

The report estimates that the first phase would cost just $360 million, a relatively easy way for Trump to make good on his campaign pledge to limit illegal migration. Addressing county sheriffs at the White House on Wednesday , he said: "The wall is getting designed right now". "I think our relationship with Mexico is going to get better", the president said, after explaining his view that the illegal immigration from Central America is hurting both the us and Mexico.

Betsy DeVos Blocked From Entering Public School by Protestors

Outside the school, a teacher carried a sign reading, "Ms. DeVos: Our children are not props". "She's an opponent to public education, i've always been an advocate to more public education not less", said Campbell. "Unfortunately, this means we will be more like the college system, and the quality of your education would be based on how much you can pay". Not quite; Jefferson is a charter school .

Ferocious New York blizzard will be over sooner than you think

The Weather Service explains that a blizzard level warning means sustained winds or gusts over 35 miles per hour are expected with "considerable" falling or blowing snow. As many as 14 inches was forecast for NY. Wind chills, or "feels like" temperatures, will bottom out for numerous cities in the Northeast and Midwest.

Kellogg alumnus Chris Kennedy announces gubernatorial bid

Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th) is the only other candidate to have announced a bid for the Democratic nomination for governor. Chris Kennedy, the son of late Sen. He is also involved in real estate development at the Wolf Point project in Chicago . I know how an economy is meant to function, not just for the rich, but for all members of all communities.

Missouri Gov. Budget's For Abortion Alternatives

Jay Nixon. It's going to hurt our unions and our unions are what keep wages up. "It's sad to see Governor Greitens and the Republican legislature cave to big donors, corporations, and special interests at the expense of Missouri's working families", according to Vanessa Coleman with the Service Employees International Union.

Boston Judge Declines to Extend Order Blocking Trump Travel Ban

In striking tweets breaking precedent with the norm of the executive branch respecting the legitimacy of the judicial system, Trump has since Friday's ruling repeatedly assailed Robart, whom he labeled a "so-called judge" on Saturday. "The Executive Order adversely affects the States' residents in areas of employment, education, business, family relations and freedom to travel", he wrote.

Help stop the confirmation of Betsy DeVos

Lisa Murkowski, a Republican, said she may not vote for DeVos beyond the committee after being inundated by calls from Alaskans concerned about the nominee. DeVos' lack of experience with public schools will make it hard for her to fully understand, identify and assist with those challenges". Democrats, meanwhile, blasted the nominee for supporting privatization in ways they said hurt poor students, not understanding basic education laws and issues, and courting potential conflicts of ...

Guards taken hostage by inmates at DE prison

Citing the officers association, CNN-affiliate KYW said four guards and one counselor were taken hostage by inmates. The hostage situation unfolding at James T. As CBS2's Dana Tyler reported, there is no threat to the public, but all DE prisons are on lockdown as a precaution. The prison houses some 2,500 inmates in minimum, medium and maximum security sections.

Trump tweets on "extreme vetting" after deportations of visa holders halt

He was granted permission to relocate to the USA, but was detained along with another traveler from Iraq after arriving at Kennedy Airport Friday night. Gee's order is notable, though, in that it further commands USA officials to return someone who already had been removed. The order seeks to priorities refugees fleeing religious persecution.

Capito signs on to support Affordable Care Act substitute

But with Trump now in office, there is increased momentum to scrap former President Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement. Today, the president and majorities in both houses of Congress have promised to repeal the ACA wholesale, while maintaining some if its popular provisions.

At least 4 dead after Mississippi storm

Power outages are also causing problems in the state, and downed power lines are keeping people from traveling. A search and rescue operation is underway in Hattiesburg , a city of about 46,000 people, Mayor Johnny DuPree said before dawn Saturday.

Arizona's Allonzo Trier failed PED test

He's been retested dating back to October when the Wildcats were informed of the failed drug test that occurred a month prior. Goodman adds that the 6-foot-5 guard was cleared by the NCAA but can not return to the court until the drug is "completely out of his system".

The EPA Under Scott Pruitt

Pruitt , a Republican endured several hours of questioning during a nomination hearing held by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. "His consistent opposition to the EPA and its regulations are so extreme", Francis said.

Salman's uncle says she knew nothing about Pulse attack

Federal prosecutor Roger Handberg said in court Tuesday that Salman knew about the plan by her husband Omar Mateen to attack the gay nightclub and then lied to investigators after it was over. He added, "She's a soft, sweet girl". After repeated interrogation by the FBI , Salman was arrested Monday at a house she shared with her mother in Rodeo, a San Francisco suburb.

SeaWorld San Diego hosts final One Ocean orca show on Sunday

Staffers estimate he was 36-years-old. It would be more accurate to say that Tilikum was murdered slowly over a span of 33 years by SeaWorld , living its life in a bathtub. Soon after Tilikum was moved to SeaWorld in the U.S. state of Florida where, on July 6, 1999, he was linked to a second death. The orca, along with two female killer whales, submerged a part-time trainer, who had fallen into their pool.

Vermont minimum wage increases to $10 per hour in new year

Two states will tie for the highest minimum wage in 2017. Non-tipped workers must be paid an hourly wage of at least $8.15 beginning Sunday. A panel created by the Connecticut General Assembly is recommending a gradual increase to $15 an hour.

Sprint's strategy - to cut AND grow - adds confusion to 5000-job promise

SoftBank described its $ 1 billion share of the funding as the first tranche of the $50 billion promised by Son in a meeting with Trump. Of OneWeb, Trump said , "OneWeb, a new company, is going to be hiring 3,000 people, and that's very exciting".

Amanda Nunes Is Ready For Rhonda Rousey

Rousey had apparently asked for the same situation to be applied to her , but the main difference is that she and her camp had stipulated it as part of the deal, before she signed to fight Nunes in October. Nunes, like Cruz, has a pay-per-view stake in the success of UFC 207 , so Rousey's lack of promotion could very well hurt the champion's wallet in the long run.

Merry mulch: Christmas tree recycling around county

Chris Cunningham, a recycling manager with Palm Springs Disposal Services, said disposing of the trees is easy. Edwardsville Township Supervisor Frank Mills said the program has been going on for many years. Firefighters volunteer to pick up the trees in exchange for a donation to the Red Deer Firefighters Children's Charity to support local children's charities.

Massachusetts; Six Months Delay in Opening of Recreational Marijuana Shops

Committee members will be appointed by the Speaker of the House, Senate President, and both the House Minority Leader and Senate Minority Leader. The bill does not affect the provisions that are already in effect: Personal possession inside and outside a person's primary residence, as well as home growing.

Weather: Snow possible after 10 pm

The old record was 59 degrees, set in 1936. Today in the Knoxville area, expect sunny skies with highs in the mid- to upper 50s, but a cold front arrives tonight . Monday: Mostly cloudy and windy. A south southwest wind of 5 to 14 miles per hour will gust as high as 28 miles per hour. You might recall that was the part of Montana that got it very hard with over a foot of snow on Christmas.

NYC rapper Troy Ave shot while driving in Brooklyn

Brooklyn rapper Troy Ave is recovering from two bullet wounds after being shot on his way to visit family on Christmas, according to his attorney. Troy's lawyer, John Stella , said the shooter approached the vehicle when the couple was stopped at a red light.