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State Of Emergency Ends In Missouri

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Ferguson, MO) -- The State of Emergency in Missouri has ended. It was issued by Governor Jay Nixon on November 17th in anticipation of the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown shooting case. The decision not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson prompted nationwide protests. Nixon isn't expected to extend the 30-day…

Consumer Prices Fall Along With Gas Prices

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Consumer prices are posting their biggest decline in nearly six years for the month of November. The Labor Department said today its Consumer Price Index fell three-tenths of a percent last month as gas prices tumbled. That's the biggest drop since December 2008. The overall inflation rate was flat in October. Many…

Fleeing Suspect Hurls Pipe Bombs From Car Window

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Portland, OR) -- Portland, Oregon police are searching for a man accused of throwing live pipe bombs from his car window in an attempt to getaway from police. Investigators say 43-year-old Neal Allen Panschow tossed at least four of the makeshift explosives at cops who were chasing him last night. None of the devices detonated,…

Obama: Time To Start Normalizing Relations With Cuba

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama claims it is finally time to start normalizing relations with Cuba.   Speaking from the White House, the President called the U.S. approach to Cuba outdated. Obama argued that the long isolation of Cuba has had little effect. The U.S. imposed a strict embargo on the communist island nation more…

Bears’ Conte Says Playing In NFL Worth Health Risks

Posted On December 17, 2014

(Chicago, IL) -- At least one player believes playing in the NFL is worth any potential long-term health risks. Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte tells WBBM Radio that he'd rather have the experience of playing in the NFL and die 10 or 15 years earlier than not be able to play in the NFL and…