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TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016








Senate easily advances $1.1 billion in Zika funding

The Senate voted decisively on Tuesday in favor of a bipartisan $1.1 billion measure to combat the Zika virus this year and next, cutting back President Barack Obama’s request but offering significantly more money to fight Zika than would House GOP conservatives.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes a group selfie after speaking at a get out the vote event at Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky., Monday, May 16, 2016. (Andrew Harnik / AP)

Clinton aims for Kentucky win to break Sanders’ momentum

WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton sought to avoid primary losses in Kentucky and Oregon on Tuesday, aiming to blunt the momentum of challenger Bernie Sanders ahead of a likely general election matchup against Republican Donald Trump. Clinton enters ...

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Ban on declawing cats considered in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. – New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under a legislative proposal that has divided veterinarians. Several vets supportive of a ban lobbied lawmakers at the state Capitol Tuesday. They say the ...

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MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016





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Wyoming targets cougars to boost mule deer

PREDATORS -- A predator management project is hitting a few snags, according to National Geographic: Research-driven mountain lion management taking hold in Wyoming Since 2007, Wyoming has been aggressively trying ...


Parting Shot — 7.28.16

Singer Carole King, a long-time resident of Idaho, performs during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia earlier today. King, whose hits include "You've Got A Friend," ...




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Saving for the future

sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.


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