Bobby Allyn

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New Mexico Unveils Plan To Give Students Free College Tuition Regardless Of Income

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Calling the plan "the moonshot for higher education," Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said the plan could help 55,000 students attend college each year at a cost of up to $35 million.

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Pennsylvania State Senator Resigns After Arrest On Child Porn Charges

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Mike Folmer, 63, was arrested at his home on Tuesday. According to court documents, he told police that he "had been dealing with some personal problems."

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Justice Department Sues Edward Snowden, Seeking Profits From His Book

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

DOJ lawyers want all of Snowden's profits and royalties from Permanent Record, and all of the publisher's assets related to the memoir, to be placed in a special fund benefiting the U.S. government.

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Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies At 75

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News.

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Purdue Pharma, Accused Of Fueling Opioid Crisis, Files For Chapter 11

Monday, September 16, 2019

The bankruptcy follows the Sackler family, which owns Purdue, agreeing to surrender control of the company and offering $3 billion in cash to opioid-hit communities.

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UAW Votes To Strike

Sunday, September 15, 2019

The United Auto Workers voted Sunday to strike after not agreeing with General Motors on wages, heath care and profit sharing. The strike may bring the automaker's U.S. production to a halt.

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In GM Strike, Union Says Only 2% Of Deal Has Been Agreed To, 'We're Far Apart'

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Picket lines began forming outside GM plants after the United Auto Workers voted Sunday to begin a strike at midnight. Nearly 50,000 workers are affected by the work stoppage.

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Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Deal To Settle Thousands Of Opioid Lawsuits

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The pending settlement likely means Purdue will avoid going to trial in the sprawling and complicated case involving some 2,300 local governments across 23 states.

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Patriots Taking Antonio Brown's Status 'One Day At A Time' Following Rape Accusation

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

On Tuesday, a former trainer accused Brown of sexual assault and rape in a federal lawsuit filed in Florida. The embattled wide receiver has denied the allegations.

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Her Own Toy Story: How A 6-Year-Old Girl's Letter Launched 'Plastic Army Women'

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

A handwritten letter to BMC Toys sent by a 6-year-old girl from Arkansas wondering where the female toy solders are prompted soul-searching and eventually a new contingent of Plastic Army Women.

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Getting Aid To Bahamas Is A Logistical Nightmare As Support Systems 'Do Not Exist'

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

"Anywhere we could put a warehouse has been destroyed by floodwaters and may not be safe for storing supplies," one aid group says of the widespread destruction brought by Hurricane Dorian.

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Dorian's Floodwaters Trapped Hundreds In The Outer Banks Until Boat Rescuers Arrived

Saturday, September 07, 2019

One islander who was saved described Dorian this way: "It was like being in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome mixed with The Wizard of Oz," she said. "The noise, the intensity was just outrageous."

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Carolinas Reel From Hurricane Dorian's Impact

Saturday, September 07, 2019

While the water surges from Hurricane Dorian have receded, recovery efforts in the Outer Banks and other coastal communities in the Carolinas have just begun.

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'It's Very Dangerous': Dorian Drenches Carolinas As Eye Churns Offshore

Thursday, September 05, 2019

The Category 2 hurricane is just off the coast, and its heavy winds and rains are hammering the Southeast. "If you don't need to be out," South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster says, "don't go out."

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Hurricane Dorian Takes Aim At The Southeastern U.S.

Thursday, September 05, 2019

After devastating the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian is making its way north. The eye of the giant storm is over the Atlantic Ocean, and it appears it is headed toward Georgia and the Carolinas.

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Dorian Weakens To A Category 2, But Is 'Growing In Size'

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Dorian is roughly 105 miles off the shore of Fort Pierce, Fla. It has maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour. Officials in the Bahamas say there are at least seven storm-related deaths.

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Astros Ace Justin Verlander Throws 3rd No-Hitter Of His Career

Sunday, September 01, 2019

With his third ever no-hitter, Verlander joined an elite group of just six other major league pitchers with three or more no-hitters under their belt.

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Death Toll In West Texas Shooting Rampage Now At 7

Sunday, September 01, 2019

At least 22 remain injured, including a 17-month-old girl, following the shooting that began after state troopers attempted to pull over a vehicle Saturday on a Texas interstate.

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The Pope Walks Into An Elevator. He Gets Stuck For 25 Minutes.

Sunday, September 01, 2019

Thousands of gatherers on Sunday in St Peter's Square were anxiously waiting for Pope Francis to show up for his weekly address, which usually starts, like clockwork, exactly at noon.

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U.S. Appeals Court In Chicago Again Upholds Laws Banning Assault Weapons

Thursday, August 29, 2019

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that two gun owners who sued Cook County have not persuaded the court to revisit a prior decision declaring local gun ordinances legal.

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