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Governor Scott to Veto Marijuana Legalization Bill Governor Scott to Veto Marijuana Legalization Bill
- May 25, 2017

And I think that the legislature was clear. But he said that lawmakers had not managed to address certain public safety issues in their legislation. It's tempting to blame Scott for the latest holdup, but fault lies with the Legislature, specifically the House. Sears says moving a bill through the legislative process in such short order would nearly certainly require rules suspensions - rules suspensions that opponents of the bill aren't inclined to support. (more...)
Trump Budget Numbers Make No Sense Trump Budget Numbers Make No Sense
- May 24, 2017

It will be officially released on Tuesday . Another target of the Trump administration's budget cuts are some federal programs and institutes related to scientific and medical research. President Trump's plans for drastic cuts to Medicaid could force already struggling rural hospitals to close - while unprecedented cuts to USDA rural development would cancel programs that create jobs and support small businesses, downtown revitalization, and water projects among many others throughout ... (more...)
Fruit juice for infants is now a strict no-no, say new guidelines Fruit juice for infants is now a strict no-no, say new guidelines
- May 23, 2017

Routinely discuss the use of fruit juice vs. fruit drinks, and educate older children and parents about the differences. Juice should be provided in a cup, not a bottle or a box, both of which make it easy to drink juice all day, it says. "We know that excessive fruit juice can lead to excessive weight gain and tooth decay", co-author of the statement Steven Abrams , FAAP, said. Seven through 18-year-olds should be limited to 8 ounces of 100% juice daily. (more...)
Central African Republic Violence 'highly Worrying,' UN Says Central African Republic Violence 'highly Worrying,' UN Says
- May 17, 2017

United Nations forces retook strategic areas of a city in the Central African Republic on Monday after an attack by Christian rebels during the weekend, which killed almost 30 Muslim civilians and a Moroccan peacekeeper at a nearby U.N. Thousands have died as a result of the conflict and over a million people have been internally displaced as a result of the conflict in what was already the world's third poorest country. (more...)
Mansfield Police honor guard remembers fallen officers
- May 17, 2017

Evans on December 26, 2007. May 15th was designated as "National Peace Officers Memorial Day" by President John F. Kennedy in 1962. "Believe me, we stand strong together". The president also singled out several names of law enforcement officials who perished as a result of anti-police attacks in 2016. "And every heartache known by your families in law enforcement is a sorrow shared by the entire family of the American nation". (more...)
Mental Health Awareness Week: Supporting employees with mental health conditions Mental Health Awareness Week: Supporting employees with mental health conditions
- May 14, 2017

Mental health problems such as anxiety and depression are common but it is estimated that only one in four get the support they need. But upon his retirement in 2012, Bell revealed that he had suffered bouts of severe depression throughout his illustrious career, and has since made it his mission to raise awareness of mental health in rugby and the wider sporting community. (more...)
Brazil Lifts State of Emergency For Zika Virus Brazil Lifts State of Emergency For Zika Virus
- May 13, 2017

One of those defects, microcephaly, causes babies to be born with skulls much smaller than expected. The games were feared to further spread the virus, and countries around the world were reporting increased infections. According to the BBC , officials recorded 95% fewer cases between January and April than during the same period past year. The incidence of microcephaly has fallen as well. (more...)
First caffeine-infused bagel hits the racks First caffeine-infused bagel hits the racks
- May 06, 2017

A Colorado-based bagel chain is adding a little extra boost to its breakfast with a bagel containing half as much caffeine as a shot of espresso . It's been reported the bagel has 32 milligrams of caffeine, which is essentially a third of what you'll drink from an 8 ounce cup 'o joe. (more...)
Coleman: new approach to tackle mental health system challenges Coleman: new approach to tackle mental health system challenges
- May 06, 2017

Over the past decade, the number of people using mental mental health services had jumped from 96,000 a year, to nearly 168,000, Dr Coleman said . People with symptoms of mental-health disorders and diseases respond positively to social support; yet as a society, we tend to hide these types of health issues for fear of criticism, derision or contempt. (more...)
Weather Forecast: Still Watching for Severe Storms Friday Into the Weekend Weather Forecast: Still Watching for Severe Storms Friday Into the Weekend
- April 30, 2017

Can not and will not rule out a few showers lingering through sunrise Sunday morning, Clearing skies are expected to bring out sunshine to wrap up the weekend. Thunderstorms are forecast to develop along a warm front Friday night. Storms are expected to "train", or stall and re-form, dumping heavy rain on areas. (more...)
Scattered showers Saturday, widespread rain and storms likely Sunday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST Scattered showers Saturday, widespread rain and storms likely Sunday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
- April 30, 2017

The high temperature is expected to be around 67 degrees, with cloudy skies and winds coming from the east at 5 to 15 miles per hour before shifting to come from the south in the afternoon. Winds: SW 10-15 miles per hour, gusts to 25 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Overnight low temperatures stay mild, with lows around 58 degrees. (more...)
Drug use tops booze for first time in fatal U.S. crashes Drug use tops booze for first time in fatal U.S. crashes
- April 28, 2017

Identifying drugged drivers, as opposed to drunk drivers, can sometimes be hard for law enforcement officers and the numbers of drugged drivers on the roads are climbing, according to information from the Governors Highway Safety Association. (more...)
April The Giraffe Cam Going Off April The Giraffe Cam Going Off
- April 24, 2017

And if that seems long, here are some other surprisingly lengthy pregnancies in the animal kingdom, according to National Geographic . On Thursday, Animal Adventure Park confirmed on Facebook that the YouTube live feed would be turned off with a small gathering. (more...)
Justice Department Puts Pressure On Sanctuary Cities
- April 22, 2017

Kevin de Leon, leader of California's state Senate, rejected the administration's demand, saying its policies are based on "principles of white supremacy" and not American values. In a news conference Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio called the statement "an insult" and "denigrating" to the NYPD. Zach Butterworth, the director of federal relations for the city of New Orleans and executive counsel to the mayor, said that the city welcomed the letter and would respond next week telling Sessions ... (more...)
Washington unemployment rate drops to 4.7 percent
- April 22, 2017

Meanwhile, the key labor market indicators for White workers continued to improve under the Trump Administration. According to the EDD, total nonfarm employment increased in Los Angeles County by 16,000 jobs between February and March to reach more than 4.4 million. (more...)
EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Calls for 'Exit' of Paris Climate Agreement EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Calls for 'Exit' of Paris Climate Agreement
- April 18, 2017

In light of the recent actions, what previous policies will remain and what will change? Environmental Defense Fund Senior Attorney Alex Hanafi said he was less certain it's impossible for the U.S.to reduce its commitments, but either pulling out of the deal or weakening the U.S.'s commitments would provoke a negative global reaction. (more...)
Janet Jackson Reveals First Photo of Baby Boy! Janet Jackson Reveals First Photo of Baby Boy!
- April 16, 2017

After learning she was pregnant a year ago she had to postpone her tour. "So Happy for you!" one fan wrote , and others gushed over how cute her baby boy is. Rumors circulated that the Grammy-winning singer converted to be more aligned with her husband's religious beliefs but their cultural differences were allegedly what drove the final wedge between them. (more...)
April the Giraffe in Animal Adventure Park Regains Appetite as Labor Nears
- April 10, 2017

In the meantime, feast your eyes on some of the animals born in zoos since April's livestream started. Both the Toledo Zoo and the Chester Zoo in the United Kingdom welcomed baby Giraffes this week. Thus, some believe that April's pregnancy is nothing more than a hoax. Reportedly, Animal Adventure Park can not retain the offspring in their facility as it may result in the incestuous mating that may affect the genetics of the giraffe and the program overall. (more...)
Texas still spending big on border despite Trump promises Texas still spending big on border despite Trump promises
- April 09, 2017

Greg Abbott on down embrace Trump's plans to build a wall, and the state is committing more money to border security efforts. The Senate version leaves the Rainy Day Fund untouched, but it does put off paying some of the state's bills until the following budget cycle to avoid going into the red. (more...)
Ralph Lauren to close Fifth Avenue Polo store Ralph Lauren to close Fifth Avenue Polo store
- April 05, 2017

The closure is part of the NY fashion company's plan to save $140m annually. Ralph Lauren will also move its current digital operation to a less expensive and more flexible digital platform. Ralph Lauren Corp. includes a stable of brands including Polo Ralph Lauren , Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection and Black Label, each incorporating an overarching sense of classic-yet-vogue fashion. (more...)