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Thousands arrested for DWI over the holidays in Minnesota Thousands arrested for DWI over the holidays in Minnesota
- January 12, 2018

They are among the 2,656 motorists arrested in Minnesota during a 2017 holiday DWI enforcement period that ran from Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve. "The Super Bowl will be a great event, but it's important for anyone who's out celebrating to have a sober game plan", DPS communications director Bruce Gordon said in a prepared statement. (more...)
Hopkins County Schools Closed Friday Hopkins County Schools Closed Friday
- January 12, 2018

A Winter Weather Advisory from the National Weather Service will be in effect for most of Friday. The Merrill Area Public School District canceled school and after-school activities Thursday, according to the district's website . Afternoon 4K was canceled. The Lewis Lemon Community Center after-school and teen evening programs are cancelled. All after-school programs and activities also were canceled. (more...)
Irish Unable To Overcome First-Half Offensive Woes Against Georgia Tech Irish Unable To Overcome First-Half Offensive Woes Against Georgia Tech
- January 12, 2018

The Yellow Jackets responded on the next possession, getting a tip-in from Lammers after he rebounded his own miss. Up next:The Irish will host No. 20 North Carolina. Gibbs. Georgia Tech head coach Josh Pastner called a timeout following Gibbs' basket with the teams tied 4-4 at the 16:41 mark. Mabrey's 26 points against Louisville last March lifted the Irish past the Cardinals into the ACC Tournament Championship game. (more...)
Heavy rainfall expected for Limerick as Met Eireann issues weather warning Heavy rainfall expected for Limerick as Met Eireann issues weather warning
- January 12, 2018

There will also be a danger of flooding, with the highest risk in the south and west of both counties. A 24-hour warning is in place for Cork and Kerry beginning at 11am today. Afternoon temperatures will range from 5 to 9 degrees Celsius, coldest in the north. "Frost free with lowest temperatures ranging from 5C to 8C". The forecaster continued: "A wet start on Saturday across much of Ulster and Leinster, with further outbreaks of rain". (more...)
Trump to promote rural development, attend championship game Trump to promote rural development, attend championship game
- January 12, 2018

In an address that took on the feel of one of his campaign rallies, President Donald Trump touted his record in his first year in office and told farmers gathered in Nashville that they're "lucky" he was willing to run for the White House and keep out Democrats. (more...)
5 maps showing what to expect from the weather Friday and Saturday 5 maps showing what to expect from the weather Friday and Saturday
- January 12, 2018

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has urged New York residents to exercise caution when traveling this weekend due to the various hazards offered by the weather and resultant flood conditions affecting roadways throughout the state. After Thursday's high of near 70 degrees, temperatures aren't expected to climb out out of the 40s and 50s in Gulfport for the next seven days. In western mountains and in northern ME, from roughly Dover-Foxcroft and Lincoln north, between a couple of inches and half ... (more...)
Pakistan takes action against Hafiz Saeed's JuD Pakistan takes action against Hafiz Saeed's JuD
- January 12, 2018

The police action came on the heels of a notification by the district magistrate banning fundraising and all kinds of social, political, welfare and religious activities of the organisations and individuals, who are on the United Nations watch list or placed under observation by the government of Pakistan. (more...)
Canada lynx recovered in lower 48 Canada lynx recovered in lower 48
- January 12, 2018

But the small- to medium-sized cats have long tufts of black hair on their ears, long legs and large furry paws that allow them to walk on snow and hunt snowshoe hares. "This administration is throwing science out the window". "The species is protected against the primary threats that led to it being listed", said Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Jennifer Strickland at Denver. (more...)
'Hero' in Manchester blast admits stealing from victims 'Hero' in Manchester blast admits stealing from victims
- January 12, 2018

These are 30 of the most powerful images of 2017 Quiz! Police discovered him hiding in a loft in Halifax early on January 3 and was immediately brought to court where he changed his plea to guilty. "Instead of running away, my gut instinct was to run back and try and help", Chris Parker told reporters following the deadly bombing of an Ariana Grande concert a year ago in Manchester. (more...)
Stock Update & Outlook Report on Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)
- January 12, 2018

Visa Inc. had 101 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. See QTS Realty Trust, Inc. As per Wednesday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 13.8% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts anticipate that Education Realty Trust will post 1.9 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Steady Activities: Zoetis Inc. (ZTS), Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)
- January 12, 2018

The stock increased 0.13% or $1.63 during the last trading session, reaching $1254.33. About 349,960 shares traded. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) gross margin percentage stands at 53.2% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 1 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 4.5 Percent. (more...)
Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Analysts See $1.51 EPS
- January 12, 2018

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) has risen 131.08% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.11% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research cut Packaging Corp Of America from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. (more...)
Luton woman wins hunt for white chocolate Creme Egg Luton woman wins hunt for white chocolate Creme Egg
- January 12, 2018

Luton nursery manager Natasha Bream was the first lucky victor. She immediately phoned the number on the inside of the packaging and discovered that she had found one of the eggs worth £1,000. Pretty solid, that, given the rubbish weather we've been having lately. SNEAKY shoppers are being caught red-handed trying to uncover a limited edition Cadbury's Creme Egg in a bid to claim a £1,000 prize. (more...)
Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) PT Lowered to $25.00
- January 12, 2018

Progressive Corp Ohio now has $32.30B valuation. (NASDAQ: BBBY ) closed its last session at $21.44. It also reduced its holding in Itau Unibanco Hldg Sa (NYSE:ITUB) by 871,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 518,000 shares, and cut its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (NYSE:BABA). (more...)
Hospitals face shortage of IV bags amid flu outbreak Hospitals face shortage of IV bags amid flu outbreak
- January 12, 2018

But now, that's expanded to include other bag sizes, as well as dextrose solution. "I see it as a crisis", says Pasko. " Most patients are on IV fluid for hydration purposes", said Franciscan Health Administrative Pharmacy Director Ronda Freije. (more...)
Ankle injury to sideline Garry Ringrose for start of Six Nations Ankle injury to sideline Garry Ringrose for start of Six Nations
- January 12, 2018

Meanwhile, despite failing a HIA in the Ulster game, Tadhg Furlong has been coming through his return to play protocols and is making good progress. He now must endure another period of rehab, with the Six Nations just three and a half weeks away. Listen to live and exclusive radio commentary of Ulster v La Rochelle (Saturday 1pm) and Racing v Munster (Sunday 3.15pm) on RTÉ Radio 1. (more...)
Texas court hears case that could end local plastic bag bans Texas court hears case that could end local plastic bag bans
- January 12, 2018

Although the Solid Waste Disposal Act strove to reduce the amount of waste heading toward landfills, the law put one prohibition on cities - it can not do so by regulating bags and other containers, he said. Texas' highest court finished hearing oral arguments on Thursday for a lawsuit brought against Laredo for its implementation of a citywide ban on plastic shopping bags. (more...)
Vetr Upgrades Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) to "Hold"
- January 12, 2018

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has risen 28.96% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Raymond James to "Outperform". Comcast Corporation had 68 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, July 30 by JP Morgan. (more...)
FCC's Pai cancels CES appearance after receiving death threats FCC's Pai cancels CES appearance after receiving death threats
- January 12, 2018

Scott Wiener (D) told Fast Company . Back in 2015, the Obama administration, in the interest of promoting uniform access to information through the internet, passed the Net Neutrality rules through the American telecommunications regulator, the Federal Communications Commission . (more...)
UN rights office decries Donald Trump's reported remarks as UN rights office decries Donald Trump's reported remarks as "racist"
- January 12, 2018

NBC reported that two sources briefed on the conversation said that during the portion of the conversation about Haiti - which came at the top of the exchange that led to the "shithole" comment - the president questioned why Haitians should be given specific consideration. (more...)
Analysts See $0.34 EPS for Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc. (EBMT)
- January 12, 2018

About 55,754 shares traded. Eagle Bancorp , Inc. (NASDAQ:EGBN) has risen 15.46% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $2.10B company. The Colorado-based Cetera Advisors Llc has invested 0.03% in the stock. Shine Investment Advisory Svcs owns 336 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio. (more...)
KeyCorp Comments on Callon Petroleum Company's Q2 2018 Earnings (CPE)
- January 12, 2018

There are many factors at play when looking to successfully conquer the stock market. The oil and natural gas company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.10 by ($0.01). (more...)
Ohio Republicans want Jim Tressel to enter the state's Senate race Ohio Republicans want Jim Tressel to enter the state's Senate race
- January 12, 2018

And others, including author J.D. Vance and former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel, now the president of Youngstown State, are also being urged to consider running. The Cincinnati Enquirer reported , citing unnamed Republicans with knowledge of the decision, that Renacci chose to run for Senate after White House political staff urged him to run against incumbent Sen. (more...)
Chicago homicides fall 16 percent in 2017 Chicago homicides fall 16 percent in 2017
- January 12, 2018

Shootings in Chicago exceeded 3,500 in 2017, down from more than 4,300 in 2016 but up from more than 2,900 in 2015. That's down from 771 the previous year. Police attribute the drop in crime, at least in part, to the additional police added to the force. From the police side, the two key measures of police aggressiveness, arrests and street stops, are around the same level this year as last year: while overall arrest are flat, arrests for gun crimes have increased by 28 percent. (more...)
Sharper Edge: Ford Announces 2019 Ford Edge ST Sharper Edge: Ford Announces 2019 Ford Edge ST
- January 12, 2018

According to Raj Nair, head of Ford's North America operations, the Edge is just the first auto in the array of SUVs that Ford has planned. Rather, it was built to satisfy the performance-hungry crossover buyer who wants access to impressive performance every day of the week, rain or shine, whether commuting to work or taking the family on vacation. (more...)
Why Dan Harmon's sexual-misconduct confession is actually worth listening to Why Dan Harmon's sexual-misconduct confession is actually worth listening to
- January 12, 2018

On the latest episode of his podcast Harmontown , Harmon went into a lengthy description of his behavior. Harmon concluded his message by urging men to think about the implications of being attracted to colleagues and coworkers - particularly when there is a power dynamic - and not let their attractions grow off in the back of their minds. (more...)
Kenyan leader set to attend S/African ruling party birthday bash Kenyan leader set to attend S/African ruling party birthday bash
- January 12, 2018

The meeting marks his first foreign trip since he was sworn in for his second and final term as Kenyan president in November a year ago. President Uhuru Kenyatta's bodyguard let down his guard while on duty embarrassing the president during his reception in South Africa on Thursday. (more...)
Tiffany Haddish Charms NY Film Critics Circle Awards With Epic Acceptance Speech Tiffany Haddish Charms NY Film Critics Circle Awards With Epic Acceptance Speech
- January 12, 2018

Critics are gaga over Greta Gerwig's directorial debut, and the performance of her muse, Saoirse Ronan , just in from Scotland by way of Palm Beach for her award, and to see Beanie Feldstein , her film bestie who would have been present if not for the loss of a family member. (more...)
Suspects Sought in Salisbury Armed Robbery Suspects Sought in Salisbury Armed Robbery
- January 12, 2018

The business is next door to where one of Thursday mornings armed robberies happened. Officers later received a second complaint same description but this time in the 200 Block of E. During the robbery, the victim told police that the suspect he had met before told one of the other suspects to "pop them". The second suspect wasn't caught. (more...)
Bryan Fuller is working on a 'Lestat' TV show with Anne Rice Bryan Fuller is working on a 'Lestat' TV show with Anne Rice
- January 12, 2018

The writer and producer, who exited as showrunner of Starz's American Gods last fall, has officially joined the team bringing Anne Rice's best-selling novels The Vampire Chronicles to television. For months now, we've been developing written material that focuses Lestat's story for television while also delivering on the promises Mom made to her fans past year when she first announced her intentions for the show. (more...)

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