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Impacts ...untreated roads will become snow covered and slippery along with reduced visibility by daybreak Friday . The D.C. area sits on the very northwest periphery of this storm's predicted precipitation which is always the most hard area to predict amounts.
  • When is my city's free Christmas tree pickup?

    When is my city's free Christmas tree pickup?

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    Be sure to remove all decorations, tinsel, and stands before setting your tree out for pickup. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) advocates timely removal of Christmas trees and lights. Christmas tree collection in Oshkosh begins Monday. Live trees can be dropped off inside tree corals that are set up at the parks. Place the tree at least three feet away from garbage bins to guarantee collection; trees will be picked up by a separate collector.
  • Sanders Says This Plan For Free College Tuition Is Bigger Than NY

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    The governor's plan would require approval by the Legislature. The state would not be covering the entire tuition bill for each student because many already receive some kind of financial aid. About 70 percent of jobs in the state now required a college education, he said . It is once again NY leading the way. "The day will come where we understand that public education in America is not simply kindergarten through high school, but that public education in 2017 means making public ...
  • Police cancel Amber Alert for Mercer County infant

    Police cancel Amber Alert for Mercer County infant

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    Pennsylvania State Police have issued an Amber Alert out of Mercer County. The alert was cancelled once the child was found safe more than 300 miles away in Reading, Pa., with Valazquez-Rupert. Police believed Velazquez-Rupert might be with Downs. An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday to determine the cause and manner of death of 28 year old Amanda Downs of Masury.
  • Uber driver saves girl, 16, from sex trafficking ring

    Uber driver saves girl, 16, from sex trafficking ring

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    Officers responded immediately and Avila admitted: "What gave me chills is, the next day [police] said she was reunited with her family". They were later arrested and charged with pimping and pandering. Hassett said Avila noticed obvious signs and believes the public can also look for them as well. Police soon arrived at the scene and detained the two women, who turned out to be 25-year-old Destiny Pettway and 31-year-old Maria Westley .
  • Sammy Watkins (hip) leaves Jets game

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    Ryan Fitzpatrick , Jets - In likely his final game with the Jets, Fitzpatrick was solid and efficient. Fitzpatrick went 20 of 30 for 210 yards. The 34-year-old quarterback has been benched twice and has 10 TD throws and a whopping 17 interceptions.
  • Protesters hang banner from rafters at US Bank Stadium

    Protesters hang banner from rafters at US Bank Stadium

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    Bank Stadium in Minneapolis . They unfurled a banner reading "Divest" as a message towards U.S. Bank, which has invested in the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Construction on the Dakota Access pipeline was halted in North Dakota in December, after months of confrontation between law enforcement agencies and a coalition of Native Americans and environmentalists protesting potential damage to water resources and tribal sites.
  • Updated Lake Effect Snow Warning

    Updated Lake Effect Snow Warning

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    A lake effect snow warning has been issued for Onondaga and Madison counties from 1 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday , according to the National Weather Service in Binghamton. Southwest wind gusts close to 40 miles per hour are possible between about 2 and 5 p.m. Temperatures will be in the mid 20s. That will make it feel like it's only in the 20s.
  • Trooper shot; search underway for suspect

    Trooper shot; search underway for suspect

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    Weaver is the 139th police officer killed in the line of duty in 2016 and the 63rd to be gunned down. Stay with Pittsburgh's Action News 4 for new information into this breaking story. Weaver graduated from the State Police Academy in Hershey in June. The shooting happened near Seven Points and Bakers Hollow roads in the small community, WTAJ reported .
  • Showers arrive along with the New Year

    Showers arrive along with the New Year

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    There could be a brief sprinkle, but nothing substantial is expected to fall from the clouds. As a front lifts north on Monday , temperatures will warm back toward the 60s most areas, but we do have showers and even a chance of a thunderstorm in the forecast.
  • People Trapped on Knott's Berry Farm Ride

    People Trapped on Knott's Berry Farm Ride

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    People on the Sky Cabin, a slow-moving observation ride, were left uninjured. Several people are trapped on a ride at Knott's Berry Farm in California. No one was injured during the incident, officials said. Instead, they made a decision to use a rope system to lower the passengers one at a time.
  • Hatch Watch 2016 on the SWFL Eagle Cam

    Hatch Watch 2016 on the SWFL Eagle Cam

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    While the close-up footage may seem to place the cameras in close proximity of the actual nest, none of the cameras can be seen or heard by the eagles. However, Harriet "found love" again when she met M15 and the "lovebirds" welcomed their first pair of eaglets together this past January. Bald eagles in the wild can live up to 28 years, according to the commission.
  • Search underway for missing plane in Ohio

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    The Coast Guard said the cause of the disappearance is unknown. The missing plane is registered to John T. Fleming, chief executive officer at Superior Beverage Group in Columbus, The Columbus Dispatch reports . Now searching is an aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, . a C-130, fixed-wing airplane from the Royal Canadian Air Force, and the Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay.
  • Colts Robert Mathis Announces He'll Retire After Sunday's Game

    Colts Robert Mathis Announces He'll Retire After Sunday's Game

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    Mathis announced today that he will retire after Sunday's regular-season finale. In a video on Instagram, Mathis thanked Colts fans. Between 2008 and 2013, Mathis was named to six consecutive Pro Bowls. He'd tally 11 combined sacks from 2015-16 during the Colts' first two-year playoff drought of his career. Along with Freeney, Mathis helped form one of the best pass rushing tandems in National Football League history-helping to lead the Colts to a Super Bowl XLI Championship in 2006.
  • Texas Bowl: Five unsung heroes

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    But A&M, which received votes in the final regular-season poll released December 4, is not likely to climb on January ballots after falling to unranked K-State (9-4). Kansas State has another nine-win season. The Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year led the conference in sacks with 11 ½, which tied a school record, and he has 16 ½ tackles for losses.
  • Efforts underway to recover Apache helicopter wreckage

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    Fire officials were not immediately available for comment. A spokesman for the Texas Army National Guard confirmed the men were based out of the 1-149th Attack Helicopter Battalion at Ellington Field. We are working on notifying their next of kin through proper military protocols and can not release their names at this time. Two people were inside the aircraft during the crash, officials said.
  • NYPD allows Sikh and Muslim officers to grow beards

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    The practice of kesh, or keeping unshorn, naturally grown hair, is a key part of the Sikh faith. Those with a medical or religious exemption could only wear facial hair up to 1 mm in length. 'And now I have the opportunity to make the change, and I thought it was about time that we did that'. The NYPD has previously justified the beard rule as a safety measure, saying that facial hair can interfere with the seal on a gas mask .
  • Cattaraugus County eyeing lake-effect snow warning

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    The area will experience moderate snow totaling 3 to 6 inches, with localized higher amounts across the Adirondacks. Southwesterly winds become more westerly, gusting to close to 30 miles per hour by early afternoon. Temperatures will remain below freezing for the day with wind chills in the teens. - Bands of lake effect snow east/southeast of Lake Ontario through midday.
  • Mass. minimum wage to hit $11

    Mass. minimum wage to hit $11

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    According to New Jersey Policy Perspective, about 99,000 Garden State workers will be affected by next week's wage increase, nearly all of them workers making between $8.38 and $8.44 an hour. The wage will rise again to $10.50 an hour and $5.25 for tipped employees on January 1, 2018. Unshackle Upstate Executive Director Greg Biryla says NY is not making things easier for small businesses.
  • Oregon Man With Troubled Home Life Shot, Killed Wife on Christmas Day

    Oregon Man With Troubled Home Life Shot, Killed Wife on Christmas Day

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    The Washington County Sheriff's Office says that officers spotted 30-year-old James Tylka driving his vehicle in Sherwood. Trooper Nic Cederberg, 32, a U.S. Armand's friends said they are planning a candlelight vigil to remember her this week. Several Facebook posts by Kate Armand's friends expressed grief, describing her as a good person and an fantastic mother to a almost 1-year-old girl.
  • Baylor WR KD Cannon declares for National Football League draft

    Baylor WR KD Cannon declares for National Football League draft

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    The Bears lone rushing touchdown came late in the second quarter as freshman running back JaMycal Hasty found a big hole in the Boise State defense for the 5-yard score, giving the Bears a 21-6 halftime lead. The Bears went 65-37 in eight seasons under Briles but his mishandling of the team's off-the-field issues were too much for administration to handle.
  • Hikers invited to easy walk on New Year's Day

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    The events - known as " Shoe Year's Day " hikes - have been scheduled at various parks for several years, said Stephanie Yancer, social media coordinator for the state Department of Natural Resources. Along the way a park naturalist will offer information about recent park projects and sights along the way. The hikes are free with a valid parks pass or $3 to $9 with a daily park pass depending on the park.
  • SC Lawmaker Faces Domestic Violence Charges

    SC Lawmaker Faces Domestic Violence Charges

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    Corley also proposed a statewide referendum on whether the Confederate flag should fly in front of the Statehouse. The card suggested his fellow Republicans use the holiday as a time to ask for forgiveness of their sins after betraying the Confederate flag.
  • Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies aged 60 after heart attack

    Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies aged 60 after heart attack

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    Her parents, film star Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher, were also entertainers. The pair moved into an apartment near Central Park nearly instantly, but their relationship was complicated by Fisher's heavy drug use and fears that she wouldn't live up to Simon's reputation as a musical virtuoso.
  • Trump speechwriter Stephen Miller to write inaugural address

    Trump speechwriter Stephen Miller to write inaugural address

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    At around the same time Miller said he would not take the communications director position, campaign surrogate and transition aide A.J. Delgado, an attorney and conservative commentator, wrote tweets that suggested he had committed adultery.
  • NBA Christmas 2016: Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers beats Curry, Golden State Warriors!

    NBA Christmas 2016: Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers beats Curry, Golden State Warriors!

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    For both teams, this game does not matter at all - both are eyeing for the top prize and they know what they are playing for. It was a rough going for the rest of the National Basketball Association lineup against the two NFL games. Though the Pistons are on a 5-game losing streak, coach Stan Van Gundy has been pleased with his team's effort the last two games. Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving made a tough shot to give his team the lead, and he and the rest of this teammates were ...
  • What is Donald Trump doing for Christmas?

    What is Donald Trump doing for Christmas?

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    Mr Trump and Melania made a decision to start their Christmas celebrations by going to the midnight service at at Episcopal church in Palm Beach . He has also been carrying on the business of preparing to become president, holding a number of key meetings with his senior members of staff, advisors and entrepreneurs in the run up to the festive season.
  • Cowboys to start Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott vs. Lions

    Cowboys to start Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott vs. Lions

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    The Cowboys have nothing to play for mathematically as they've now clinced the NFC East crown, a first-round bye as well as home field advantage throughout the playoffs. We're told Zeke contacted the company roughly 2 weeks ago with the idea - because he wanted to give Dak something meaningful as a token of his appreciation.