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Obama Speaks At Milwaukee Laborfest

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Milwaukee, WI) -- President Obama is spending part of Labor Day in Milwaukee. Obama had the thousands in attendance at Laborfest on their feet with a passionate speech about his vision for middle class workers. The President detailed some of the ways he believes the economy is better off now than when he took office.…

Missouri Governor Seeking Federal Help For Ferguson Businesses

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Jefferson City, MO) -- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon wants the U.S. Small Business Administration to make low-interest loans available to businesses that were damaged by riots and looting in Ferguson. Nixon has filed a formal request asking the agency to declare an economic injury disaster in the region. Economic injury disaster loans provide necessary working…

Bad Weather Makes Labor Day Travel Even More Laborious

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Getting around on this Labor Day could end up being a challenge for millions of Americans, thanks to some nasty weather. The central part of the U.S. is expected to see the worst of the weather. Forecasters say heavy thunderstorms, flooding, high winds, hail and the possibility of tornadoes could impact travelers from…

Three Shot Ahead Of NY’s West Indian Day Parade

Posted On September 01, 2014

(New York, NY) -- One person is dead and two wounded after a gunman opened fire into a crowd just before New York's West Indian Day Parade began. Several shots also shattered the windows of a police van in the area, injuring a police detective inside the vehicle. The shooter was chased down and arrested.…

British Prime Minister Announces New Anti-Terror Laws

Posted On September 01, 2014

(Undated) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron is adopting a new set of anti-terror laws. Among legislation he's announcing will be restrictions on suspected terrorists traveling to and from war zones and restrictions on their movement within the UK. Critics say measures barring individuals from returning to their home countries could break international law. Today's…