• ICE puts local law enforcement agencies on blast in 'detainer' report
ICE puts local law enforcement agencies on blast in 'detainer' report

In one instance, on December 7, 2016, ICE requested that Weld officials hold an inmate. The jail does not hold inmates for ICE beyond their release dates. The 35-page Declined Detainer Outcome Report was released Monday. "In practice, we're not releasing people into the community they're interested in".

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  • Trump committed to providing health care to all: health secy
Trump committed to providing health care to all: health secy

They want individuals and small businesses to be able to join together in larger groups or insurance pools to pay lower premiums. He also says some changes have been made to the bill. But it's important to remember every one of these numbers is more than a balance-sheet tally, they are people's lives. Cassidy said the capped payment for Medicaid ...

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  • How Trump's budget cuts could affect Meals on Wheels, needy North Texans
How Trump's budget cuts could affect Meals on Wheels, needy North Texans

Harris has been delivering meals to seniors for over 30 years. "If you live alone and have no way to get to the store or get groceries, we provide that one meal a day". Glick took exception to the administration's assertion that these programs are not effective. The program has about 1,800 volunteers. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., said Friday he's ...

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  • House committee approves health care proposal
House committee approves health care proposal

The states could then decide whether to offer that to residents, to adopt another coverage plan, or to let the market cover everything. By AARP's estimate , a 64-year-old making $15,000 would pay $8,400 more for coverage under the Ryan bill.

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  • Syracuse, Texas-Arlington & More Teams Snubbed From 2017 March Madness
Syracuse, Texas-Arlington & More Teams Snubbed From 2017 March Madness

Believe it or not, that big-time upset has gone down in previous NCAA tournaments . The other East Region game in Buffalo is eighth-seeded Wisconsin (25-9) against No. United Kingdom has won 11 in a row and will need to keep defending the 3-point line well if it wants to navigate its way to a Final Four. " You don't have as much competition to ...

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  • Bears Have A Busy First Day In Free Agency
Bears Have A Busy First Day In Free Agency

Things in Chicago are pretty gloomy this morning as the Chicago Bears have struck out on many of their top free agent targets. And over the past three seasons, the Bears have gone 14-34 with Cutler under center (he only played in five games in 2016).

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  • WSU basketball looking for first Pac-12 Tourney win in 8 years
WSU basketball looking for first Pac-12 Tourney win in 8 years

The Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament starts tomorrow and according to TickPick , a secondary ticket marketplace, the basketball tournament based in Las Vegas is the cheapest among the six major tournaments. It's just the second time since the conference tournament returned in 2002 that ASU has beaten an opponent three times in one season and t...

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  • OH senators Brown, Portman share concerns if ACA is repealed
OH senators Brown, Portman share concerns if ACA is repealed

It will also phase out the federal insurance subsidies, replacing them with individual refundable tax credits to help users purchase healthcare. To allow states to help those with pre-existing conditions who would be sure to face higher premiums under this plan , the Republican proposal would set aside $100 billion over 10 years that states coul...

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  • Silly socks and green eggs: Lee students celebrate Dr. Seuss
Silly socks and green eggs: Lee students celebrate Dr. Seuss

In the afternoon, they took turns reading their favorite Dr. Seuss books to an audience of parents during the first in a series of "open mic" events Doup has planned. "I really like them", said Hannah who has a golden retriever. Many Dr. Seuss books have been adapted for television and film, including "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!" and "Horton...

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  • Thompson leads call for ICE agents to shed 'police' jackets, vests
Thompson leads call for ICE agents to shed 'police' jackets, vests

Those sweeps haven't happened in years, Minor said . Perhaps most important, Kelly's memos authorize the border patrol chief to begin hiring up to 10,000 additional Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, and 5,000 more border patrol officers.

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  • Trump says he's open to 'compromise' immigration bill
Trump says he's open to 'compromise' immigration bill

Senate with bipartisan support". Sanders added that Trump is focused on making sure that immigration and border security policies focus on protecting Americans from crime and terrorism, but that he is interested in legislation as well. His words put a damper on dramatic media reports hours ahead of his address that he is open to granting amnesty ...

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  • Cloudy, 50-degree day likely in Lancaster County; thunderstorms possible midweek
Cloudy, 50-degree day likely in Lancaster County; thunderstorms possible midweek

The agency also said there was a "rope tornado" reported in LaSalle County. As the cold front moves east.on Wednesday we will see showers and storms across the area. Partly sunny, with a temperature falling to around 51 by 9am. A thunderstorm is considered to reach severe limits if it has the ability to produce winds of 58 miles per hour or g...

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  • Trump seeks help of insurers to smooth Obamacare transition
Trump seeks help of insurers to smooth Obamacare transition

The governor's office didn't divulge their comments. While the Trump administration pledged cooperation with the states, some House Republicans are pushing to limit future federal funding to provide care for low-income people in exchange for giving states more flexibility to run their programs.

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  • Russian flags stamped with 'TRUMP' waved at CPAC and then confiscated
Russian flags stamped with 'TRUMP' waved at CPAC and then confiscated

TRUMP: So when you have practically no notes and no preparation and then you leave and everybody was thrilled, I said, I think I like this business. He opened his speech by making a joke about the media and the standing ovation he received as he came to the podium.

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  • Of course CPAC fawned over President Donald Trump. They helped create him
Of course CPAC fawned over President Donald Trump. They helped create him

The White House denied that Trump and his team pressured the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help the White House battle what it believes is erroneous reporting. Re: Is Trump right about the media after all? "I think there are multiple ways you can resist against Trump, and I think this is one way that's extremely effective".

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  • Sixers present, and future looks worse after trade deadline debacle
Sixers present, and future looks worse after trade deadline debacle

The Mavericks acquired Noel for Andrew Bogut , Justin Anderson and a protected first-round draft pick. Hopefully Bryan Colangelo has a bigger picture in mind because, for right now, it looks like the Sixers are heading back to the road they've been on for the past few years.

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  • Betsy DeVos Believes Community Colleges Play Important Role In Workforce Development
Betsy DeVos Believes Community Colleges Play Important Role In Workforce Development

It's unfortunate the specter of Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, reduced Ms. Moore to tears. Unless the secretary has the personal charisma and authority within a department - which DeVos does not - the secretary does not have any real power.

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  • Timberwolves' Towns notches double-double in Rising Stars loss
Timberwolves' Towns notches double-double in Rising Stars loss

Davis had four more dunks than any team has had in a game this season. If Westbrook and Durant can find peace, maybe there's hope for Anthony and Phil Jackson, and Charles Oakley and James Dolan. The Bucks star finished with 30 points to lead the East. In a free-flowing offensive game, the Thunder duo of Abrines and Sabonis had fun representin...

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  • U.S. judge says arrested Mexican 'DREAM-er' should get bail hearing
U.S. judge says arrested Mexican 'DREAM-er' should get bail hearing

Trump used that legal mechanism to great fanfare to expand deportation authority and restrict entry to the U.S. We've been following the case of Daniel Ramirez, a DACA recipient who was detained by immigration agents last week. The arrest is being seen as significant given Mr Trump's long-standing promise of an immigration clampdown. "The Trump a...

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  • Protesters Try to Bar US Education Chief From Entering a School
Protesters Try to Bar US Education Chief From Entering a School

I really do love some good snark thrown into a political protest. Armed with facts about the billionaire's disdain for the public education system, lack of experience, and track record of "buying influence", parents of school-age children in particular were (and are) outraged and apprehensive about the future of American education.

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  • Protesters block Betsy DeVos from entering public school in Washington
Protesters block Betsy DeVos from entering public school in Washington

Michael Bennet, a Democrat, voted against DeVos' confirmation. But that didn't stop her from sending out an ill-advised "What, me? You should be so proud of yourself ". They cited her financial interest in organizations pushing for charter schools, though she has said she will divest those interests. Public schools are "the foundation of our soc...

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  • Federal Immigration Officials Arrested 100 People, and Angelenos Aren't Having It
Federal Immigration Officials Arrested 100 People, and Angelenos Aren't Having It

Immigration advocates were up in arms after ICE agents deported an illegal immigrant woman Wednesday who had been in the us for 21 years. This follows Trump's executive order making it clear that any undocumented migrant could be a priority for deportation.

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  • Republican Sen. Lankford Supports Trump's Education Secretary Nominee
Republican Sen. Lankford Supports Trump's Education Secretary Nominee

Tuesday. They said that she is unqualified and cited her lack of personal or professional public education experience. "She has never attended a public school and her children have never attended a public school", Deb Gnuse, a Wasmer Elementary School teacher, said.

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  • Letter to the Editor: Regarding Health Insurance
Letter to the Editor: Regarding Health Insurance

I am a family nurse practitioner who has provided primary care to uninsured individuals both before and after the introduction of the Affordable Care Act. Griffith says there are some aspects of the ACA that he agrees with. One of the key provisions of the ACA, which you supported in your recent letter to me, is that insurers are not permitted to d...

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  • Townships Declare Snow Emergencies Ahead of Storm
Townships Declare Snow Emergencies Ahead of Storm

Authorities say almost 1,700 flights have been canceled at New York City's three major airports because of the powerful winter storm hitting the region . Near whiteout conditions are predicted for some areas, and at the height of the storm, snow could fall at a rate of two to four inches per hour. Schools throughout the region planned to close...

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