June 2, 2016

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Tucker Hipps bill passes Legislature

COLUMBIA — A bill that would require South Carolina colleges and universities to post online student conduct violations by fraternities and sororities passed the Legislature...

The Politics of Comfort at 30000 Feet

It's a serious enough problem that in April, New York Senator Chuck Schumer asked the Senate to require the Federal Aviation Administration to impose standards...

Aspegren Named Interim Head Baseball Coach At Appalachian State

Two of Appalachian State's true freshman starters —Breydan Gorham (Burlington, N.C./Western Alamance) and Colin Schmid (New Bern, N.C./New Bern) — combined for a 4-2 record,...

Waiting for California and the FBI's Criminal Investigation on Hillary Clinton, Looking for a “Fill-In Candidate”?

Two Washington insiders – Democratic pollster and political adviser Douglas E. Schoen and famed Watergate investigative reporter Carl Bernstein – have described panicky meetings of...

Ohio Senate Candidates Trade Barbs Over Opioid Abuse Records

As Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) touts his record fighting drug addiction, his Democratic challenger, former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland is attacking Portman's record on opioid...

Senate candidate Carlos Beruff feels a need to speed

In addition to the five speeding tickets Republican U.S. Senate candidate Carlos Beruff has received in the last six years, he's been ticketed six times...

Oyster River High School announces its top 10 graduates

Highlights of her many undertakings include four years of student senate/class office, president of the National Honor Society, student coordinator for Relay for Life, and...

Where Republicans Stand on Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

The Maine senator and moderate said, “I have always supported the Republican nominee for president, and I suspect I would do so this year, but...

Pamela Wallin calls time at 'Canada AM' 'experience of a lifetime'

Conservative Sen. Pamela Wallin attends a Senate Committee meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday Feb 28, 2013. With CTV's morning program "Canada AM"...

STATE ROUNDUP: Toddler girl injured in crash during funeral procession dies

The budget legislation was amended to remove provisions directing ultra-low tuition rates for three historically black colleges starting in a couple of years. The deletion...

A Young Man's View: The Hypocrisy Undermining The Referendum Campaign

The government will grant Bahamian citizenship to all applicants born abroad after July 9, 1973 - and before the law changes – to a Bahamian-born...

GYMR dissolves

Harris, based in Boulder, Colo., will help lead the firm's national energy and natural resources industry team alongside principal Andrew Wheeler, based in D.C. Wheeler...

Abrupt cancellation of Canada AM is typical Canadian TV cruelty

(subscription) (subscription)Seamus O'Regan went on to become a member of Parliament and Pamela Wallin went on to a diplomatic post, then the Senate and...

Chicago's not the new Detroit; Illinois is the new Detroit

(blog) (blog)I have to chuckle at those who are attacking Rauner for his multi-city tour bashing the State House and Senate. ... In the...

Sisters Lobby Iowa Lawmakers to Handle Handguns

“It's an old Civil War era law, no one knew about, and most people in Iowa still don't know about it,” Nathan Gibson, the girls'...

US Senate hopeful forced to explain claim of 1st in college

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)(AP) — The Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania has said on the campaign trail that she is the...

Housing issues on the front burner at Nunavut legislature

Saskatchewan Senator Lillian Eva Dyck, chair of the committee, and five other senators, including Nunavut Senator Dennis Patterson, toured four communities in Inuit Nunangat in...

Wallin, Morgan are good choices for the future | WS Chronicle

But The Chronicle endorses Charlie Wallin for the 5th Congressional District. Adams, who replaced Mel Watt as the congressional representative for the area in 2014,...

NHL Rumors: Blues, Hawks, Stars, Ladd, Coyotes and More

Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: Quickly touches on a the idea if the Maple Leafs would consider uniting Christian Dvorak, Mitch Marner and Matthew Tkachuk in...

Hundreds Protest Canadian Bill to Legalize Euthanasia in Massive Die-In at Parliament

... the disability rights group Not Dead Yet, the Coalition of Physicians for Social Justice and the Catholic Women's League, while also attracting several Senators...

Lunch with the FT: James Baker

As the Israelis discovered, patience, along with an acute sense of power, are the qualities which made Baker between 1980 and 1993 one of the...

Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: June 2, 2016

HEARD at White House Press Briefing -- Q: "Senators Kaine and Murphy, both Democrats who support the Iran ideal, have introduced legislation that would extend...

This day in history, June 2, 2016 - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Indiana GazetteThis day in history, June 2, 2016Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteCountry singer Dan Cahoon (Marshall Dyllon) is 33. Singer-songwriter ZZ Ward is 30. Actress Brittany Curran is...

Daily Kickoff: Haim Saban talks Trump - “he's not a billionaire” | Trump may tour Israel's wall

HEARD at White House Press Briefing -- Q: "Senators Kaine and Murphy, both Democrats who support the Iran ideal, have introduced legislation that would extend...

Senators grill Justice Minister, call for amendments to assisted dying bill

(subscription) (subscription)The justice minister told her questioners, including Senator James Cowan, the leader of the caucus of Independent Senate Liberals, and Conservative Senator Claude...

A Question of Racism

The words cut through the air as President Obama, not eight months into his first term, laid out his signature health care proposal in a...

NB doctors urge swift passing of assisted dying bill

CBC News attempted to speak with New Brunswick senators John Wallace and Joseph Day about the bill. Both were expected to be present for a...

CLINTON TODAY: Trump 'unqualified, unfit' -- REID: 'Mitch McConnell is one of the reasons we have Trump ...

REID “FEISTY ... plainly energized by the looming battle for the White House and Senate control” – “Reid unloads: McConnell 'cuddled up' with Trump --...

Farm Groups Worried About FSA Lending Crunch

Several ag groups are sending a letter Thursday to members of the House and Senate appropriations committees highlighting the escalating demand for these loan programs...

Sunburn for 6.2.16 – Another day, another great education summit

(blog) (blog)12 p.m.: Commissioner's Business Recognition Awards Luncheon, presented by Wells Fargo: Tracy Pierce, executive director, Florida Education Foundation; Derek Jones, Central Florida Region...

Canada's House sends assisted suicide bill to Senate for approval

But asked if the deadline would be met, the Conservative leader of the Senate, Claude Carignan, told reporters, “no, no, impossible.” A Senate committee has...

Incumbent and Underdog Cross Paths as Ayotte, Rubens File for U.S. Senate Primary

When Kelly Ayotte officially registered her candidacy for re-election to the Senate yesterday, many were focused on how a race between her and Gov. Maggie...

How False Equivalence Is Distorting the 2016 Election Coverage

For instance, on March 13, while most political observers were approaching panic over the chaos that Trump's followers were causing—even Fox's Chris Wallace felt compelled...

DC Dem Delegates Prep for Statehood Fight at Convention

The presidential camps of former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders ... The Clinton supporters for District 2 are D.C.

DC Dem Delegates Prep for Statehood Fight at Convention

The presidential camps of former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders ... The Clinton supporters for District 2 are D.C.

Electoral change a tricky process

In early February, independent Liberal senator Serge Joyal, an acknowledged constitutional authority, warned that overhauling the electoral system could result in the very constitutional wrangling...

Today in history - Thursday, June 2

KRQE News 13Country singer Dan Cahoon (Marshall Dyllon) is 33. Singer-songwriter ZZ Ward is 30. Actress Brittany Curran is 26. Actor Sterling Beaumon is 21.

Cameras for Cops: Key details remain unresolved as proposal heads to City Council

He said the current policy, as scripted by APD, aligns with Senate Bill 158, a law passed during the 84th Legislature that stipulates standards a...

Assisted-dying bill gets rough ride in Senate

Nancy Ruth said the bill's “overarching failure is that it does not trust us, it does not trust Canadians to make the best choices for...

WATCH: Over 250 demonstrators lie in body bags on Parliament Hill to protest euthanasia bill

Unger joined Senators Norman Doyle and Tobias Enverga and together all three pledged to vote against the bill in the Senate and encouraged their colleagues...

Bill C-14: Senators Rip Apart 'Indefensible' Assisted Dying Bill

Nancy Ruth said the bill's "overarching failure is that it does not trust us, it does not trust Canadians to make the best choices for...

Ministers grilled in Senate over assisted-dying bill

(subscription) (subscription)“I was disappointed that the government did not accept any of our recommendations,” Conservative Senator Don Plett told Ms. Wilson-Raybould in a testy...

Sen. Betty Unger on Bill C-14: 'I am morally opposed'

As the Red Chamber prepares to take another look at bill C-14, now that it has passed third reading in the House of Commons, Maclean's...

Bentley, lobbyists, officials testify in Hubbard trial

New RepublicOther notable scenes in Wednesday's proceedings in Lee County Circuit Judge Jacob Walker's courtroom included an immunity agreement signed by a former state senator...

30 Thoughts: Matthew Tkachuk's draft stock 'gaining momentum'

We've been so focused on David Backes and Troy Brouwer that St. Louis GM Doug Armstrong surprised us a little by saying signing Jaden Schwartz...