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Florida Gators vs Tennessee Volunteers game preview

Both teams suffered key injuries last week in their games against OH and North Texas with Tennessee losing both Cam Sutton and Quarte Sapp and Florida losing their starting quarterback in Luke Del Rio. The Gators' defense has allowed two touchdowns in three games and is confident Appleby can do the job while Del Rio is sidelined. The 6-foot-4, 240-pound quarterback is much bigger than Del Rio and possesses the footwork to escape the pocket when necessary, two elements McElwain said he ... Read More

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Nixon making budget cuts after lawmakers enact tax breaks

The Missouri Senate voted 24-7 for the override on the heels of a 115-41 House vote earlier in the day. Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed the bill, but Republicans have a supermajority in the legislature. Justin Alferman argued that the photo ID requirement would "protect our elections against fraud". Voters without a photo ID can still vote if they sign an affidavit swearing to not having that type of identification. Read More

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Prosecutor in Bridgegate: Christie was told

That circle, which Critchley presented to the jury in an infographic, included Wildstein, but also Republican strategist Michael DuHaime, former Christie communications director Michael Drewniak, and former chief of staff Kevin O'Dowd, who Critchley said was "without a doubt" a liar, a fact he said he'd prove by the end of the trial. Read More

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Ivanka Trump, Paul Ryan meet

Ivanka Trump, Paul Ryan meet

The meeting, which was requested by Ivanka Trump , took place after Ryan delivered a policy speech at the Economic Club of NY. Ryan added, in the House's GOP blueprint, "A Better Way", Republican lawmakers laid out a plan they believe will dramatically increase economic growth by lowering both the individual and corporate tax rates. Read More

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Donald Trump Repeats Calls for Police Profiling Following NYC Area Explosions

The man arrested for the NY and New Jersey looked extremely suspicious when going through the pictures taken off security cameras before the bombings , according to a security expert on " Fox and Friends " this morning. In December, following the San Bernardino Islamic terror attack, a neighbor who noticed suspicious activity at the terrorists' home said he had wanted to report them to authorities but was afraid of being accused of racial profiling. Read More

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Clinton calls Trump affection for Putin 'most famous bromance going'

Clinton calls Trump affection for Putin 'most famous bromance going'

Fallon has mostly seemed annoyed by the criticism he's taken for his unforgivably (if entirely in keeping with his vanilla brand) light interview with Donald Trump . Next, Fallon took out a CD of Pink Floyd's " The Wall " album. After all, he's "not too hard on anyone." During the interview, Fallon interacted the same way that he has with any other person that been on in the past - in a way that falls in line with The Tonight Show's legacy. Read More

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US Government Mistakenly Grants Citizenship to Hundreds of Immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security's immigration system's transition from a paper system to online databases has caused more than 800 immigrants to be mistakenly granted citizenship. "As a result, USCIS was not made aware of information that may have affected the applicants' ability to naturalize", Jim H. Crumpacker, the Homeland Security's liaison for investigations, said in a memo to the inspector general. Read More

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Feds investigating plane crash in subburban Phoenix home

Feds investigating plane crash in subburban Phoenix home

Authorities say the pilot and all four skydivers have survived a fiery plane crash in a Phoenix suburb Saturday night. CBS affiliate KPHO reports the plane's occupants were able to eject before the aircraft struck a house. All skydivers have been accounted for, and the pilot was transported for treatment of burns. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Read More

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Chief: Boy's BB gun 'practically identical' to police weapon

The shooting comes amid intense scrutiny nationwide on how officers use deadly force, an issue that prompted protests in Columbus this summer and roiled other OH cities in recent years. Police initially said King pulled the BB gun from his waistband and pointed it at the officers. "I put my own eyes on it", Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said at the time . Read More

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Michelle Obama debuts as Ellen DeGeneres' co-host

Michelle Obama debuts as Ellen DeGeneres' co-host

In the episode, Obama is seen dancing alongside DeGeneres (who's known to bust a move at the beginning of every show), suggesting the pair strike a "duck lips" pose for a selfie, and complimenting Bradley Cooper during an interview when the actor recalled going commando to a White House state dinner, saying, "It's good for us!" Obama also got candid with Ellen about what it was like being the first African-American First Lady and revealed she had some initial hesitations about the job. Read More

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Amtrak asks woman if she's stuck in elevator -- 7 months late

Amtrak asks woman if she's stuck in elevator -- 7 months late

The company had actually responded to Carpenter's original call for help in February, but say that someone had recently retweeted the post, which "put it back on its radar", according to Mashable . Amtrak Twitter is the best Twitter . Amtrak don't just swoop in to save the day when you need them to. Dayum.... Amtrak must really be feeling the burn right now! Wanted to make sure. Read More

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Hillary Clinton finally holds a press conference

Hillary Clinton finally holds a press conference

That poll, from Suffolk University, also found almost half of the state's voters think the Democrat will win the presidency. But Trump noted that Schlafly rooted for the underdog, and "the idea that so-called little people, or the little person that she loved so much, could beat the system - often times, the rigged system". Read More

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Chargers WR Allen out with knee injury

Chargers WR Allen out with knee injury

Allen left the field on a cart after suffering what looked like a serious right knee injury with less than 2 minutes left in the first half. Allen was immediately put on a cart and taken off the field as he covered his face, in tears. The raw emotion of Allen's only makes us fear the worst, especially with the UC-Berkeley alumnus' injury-prone history. Kelvin Benjamin is the only wide receiver on the Chargers roster with extended playing experience. Read More

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Ozigbo helps Nebraska roll past Fresno State

Ozigbo helps Nebraska roll past Fresno State

Foltz, a 22-year-old senior named in 2015 as the Eddleman-Fields Big Ten punter of the year, died July 23 in a vehicle crash in rural Wisconsin after attending a kicking camp. NU did not commit a turnover, the first time the Huskers did not turn the ball over since a win at Minnesota last season. "I thought we'd take a step forward with penalties and it didn't feel like it", he said after the win. Read More

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PUC gives UGI a $27M rate increase

PUC gives UGI a $27M rate increase

UGI said thanks to locally produced shale gas, rates have been able to stay stable in recent years, and even despite this increase, rates remain lower than in 2008. The settlement announced Thursday allows for an increase of only $27 million, almost a 54 percent reduction, PUC officials said. The rate increase, according to UGI, will fund ongoing system improvements and operations necessary to maintain safe and reliable natural gas service. Read More

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