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The final GOP tax bill is complete. Here's what is in it.
Washington Post
Republicans were joyful Friday as they finalized their tax plan, bridging differences between the House and Senate bills and moving another step closer to getting legislation to President Trump by Christmas. They also appear to have locked down the ...
Historic tax reform vote lined up with GOP bill finalizedPolitico
With Rubio, Corker Back on Board, GOP Speeds Ahead With Tax PlanNew York Times
Republicans release their final tax bill ahead of key vote next weekCNN
Bloomberg -The Hill -Los Angeles Times -NPR
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Daily Mail

Female Democratic Congress candidate drops out of race after she was accused of sexual harassment by a male ...
Daily Mail
A female Democrat running for Congress in Kansas is dropping out of the race after allegations of sexual assault stemming from a 2005 lawsuit resurfaced during a recent interview. Mother-of-two Andrea Ramsey was asked by the Kansas City Star about a ...

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New York Times

How Wildfires Are Affecting Tourism in Southern California
New York Times
Pacific Beach in San Diego County. Major attractions in the county are open for business.CreditBeth Coller for The New York Times. By Louis Keene and Shivani Vora. Dec. 15, 2017. The tourism industry in Southern California is starting to bounce back ...
Thomas fire could surpass 1889 Santiago Canyon fire, believed to be California's largestLos Angeles Times
Photos of the Week: Giant Skulls, Leopards, a Space Capsule LandingThe Atlantic
Family wonders, 'Why Cory?' after firefighter dies battling California's Thomas FireABC News
The Mercury News -Sacramento Bee -San Francisco Chronicle -KTLA
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Washington Post

FBI officials' text message about Hillary Clinton said to be a cover story for romantic affair
Washington Post
Two senior FBI officials who texted each other about President Trump and Hillary Clinton relied on work phones to try to hide their romance from a spouse and made the bureau's probe of Clinton's private email server their cover story for being in such ...
Trump lawyers set for key meeting with special counsel next weekCNN
Trump Embellishes the Truth in a Speech to the Thin Blue LineNew York Times
President Trump's speech at the FBI Academy was recklessThe Hill
Business Insider -CBS News -U.S. News & World Report -BuzzFeed News
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Reuters

Tillerson urges long halt to North Korea weapons tests before any talks
Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday urged North Korea to carry out a “sustained cessation” of weapons testing to allow the two countries to hold talks about Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs. U.S. Secretary ...
Tillerson says North Korea must "earn its way back to the table," contradicting prior remarksCBS News
Tillerson Backtracks on Overture to North Korea, Slams China and RussiaForeign Policy (blog)
Jay Evensen: Why Utahns can sympathize with Trump's Dennis Rodman problemDeseret News

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CNN

3 awkward pictures that tell you everything about how Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions feel about each other
CNN
(CNN) President Donald Trump was in Quantico, Virginia, Friday morning to give a graduation speech to the FBI National Academy. Before he spoke, he was seated next to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. And, boy oh boy, was it awkward! (In case you spent ...
Sessions Says Bias Concerns About FBI Are Being Taken SeriouslyBloomberg
Jeff Sessions addresses Trump's claim that the FBI's reputation is in "tatters"CBS News
Jeff Sessions stops short of committing to Trump's demand for a second special counselWashington Examiner
Baltimore Sun (blog) -WTOP -Hartford Courant -The State Journal-Register
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New York Times

What's Next After the Repeal of Net Neutrality
New York Times
The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to discard so-called net neutrality rules that prevented broadband providers from slowing sites or demanding payments from them for fast delivery. The decision opens the door for very different ...
5 crazy things that happened as the FCC voted to undo its net neutrality rulesWashington Post
Did the FCC just take the Net back to 2014?USA TODAY
Net Neutrality Was Never EnoughThe Atlantic
NBCNews.com -Bloomberg -The Hill -Salon
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Washington Post

Omarosa Manigault's exit highlights the struggle of black Republicans to fit in at the White House and at the barbecue
Washington Post
About US is a new initiative by The Washington Post to cover issues of identity in the United States. Look for the About US newsletter launching this winter. Whether she walked out the door on her own or was escorted out by security personnel, Omarosa ...
Omarosa Says Donald Trump Is 'Racial' But 'Not A Racist'HuffPost
Will Omarosa land a book deal?The Hill (blog)
No tears from African-Americans after Omarosa booted from White HouseChicago Tribune
AOL -Hollywood Reporter -Washington Times -The Grio
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Washington Post

Trump and Moore aren't the only ones to blame for how some perceive 'evangelicals'
Washington Post
After Roy Moore lost Alabama's special Senate election, despite running a campaign on what he called Christian values, some evangelical voters seem to be considering that their label has been co-opted. There's a growing concern that aligning with ...
How Alabama saved Obamacare and other effects of an upsetLos Angeles Times
Democrats Are Excited by Doug Jones' Win. But They Still Face a Tough Fight Next YearTIME
Democrats Draw Vivid Lesson From Alabama: Mobilize Black VotersNew York Times
Newsweek -HuffPost -U.S. News & World Report -Washington Examiner
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New York Times

Court Temporarily Blocks Trump Order Against Contraceptive Coverage
New York Times
WASHINGTON — A federal court issued a preliminary injunction on Friday blocking a Trump administration rule on insurance coverage of contraceptives for women. Judge Wendy Beetlestone of the Federal District Court in Philadelphia said the rule ...
Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth controlABC News
A Federal Judge Just Blocked The Trump Administration's Contraception Coverage RulesBuzzFeed News
Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Birth Control RestrictionsTIME
Washington Examiner -U.S. News & World Report -The Hill -Wall Street Journal
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Local News For Lansing, MI

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 06:52:48 GMT

Lansing State Journal

Roundup: Lansing Catholic squeaks by Eaton Rapids, 58-57
Lansing State Journal
LANSING CATHOLIC 58, EATON RAPIDS 57. A go-ahead field goal by Josh Kramer with 20 seconds to play followed by a steal by the Lansing Catholic defense lifted the Cougars to a nail-biting CAAC White victory over Eaton Rapids. Colin Day scored a game ...

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Lansing State Journal

Lansing received 85 medical marijuana dispensary applications
Lansing State Journal
Lansing received 85 applications for the 20 marijuana dispensary licenses it will issue over the next several weeks.
Pot shop applications deadline looms - FOX 47 News WSYM ...WSYM-TV

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WNWN-FM

Senator maintains new holiday tradition
WNWN-FM
Senator Rick Jones is the one on the left with the Spartan's jacket. (photo supplied by Senate Caucus). LANSING (WKZO AM/FM) -- This year's legislative sessions have concluded in Lansing and they won't meet again until after the New Year, but one ...

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Lansing State Journal

Lansing's next mayor Andy Schor will inherit over $680 million in unfunded legacy costs
Lansing State Journal
LANSING — When Mayor-Elect Andy Schor raises his right hand on Jan. 1, he will agree to take on a new political office. He will also inherit a multi-million dollar problem. The city is grappling with more than $680 million in estimated unfunded ...


WILX-TV

The Search for Jerome Ezell continues
WILX-TV
It's been almost a month since 27-year old Jerome Ezell disappeared, but the family has not lost hope in finding him and getting him home to his children for Christmas. The Lansing Township Police Department are still searching for Jerome and trying to ...


Lansing State Journal

Charges filed in Lansing man's fentanyl overdose death
Lansing State Journal
CHARLOTTE - A Detroit man faces a capital felony charge in connection with the fentanyl overdose death of a Lansing man. Darrell Andre Pettway, 27, was charged last month with one count of drug delivery causing the April 3 death of Andrew James Overton ...


WILX-TV

Early morning fight/stabbing sends 2 to Lansing hospital
WILX-TV
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- Two people were hospitalized in Lansing Friday morning after one suffered a head wound, the other a stab wound during a fight. The Lansing Police Department tells News 10 they were called to an apartment building on Orchard ...


Lansing State Journal

Get in the Christmas spirit with free movies, reindeer visits and last-minute gift ideas
Lansing State Journal
Between last-minute trips to the mall and hours spent trying to perfect your mom's famous mac and cheese recipe, how do you squeeze in a little fun this Christmas season in the Capital City? Because it's only the most wonderful time of the year if you ...


Lansing State Journal

Lansing's 67 cold cases each 'a hundred piece puzzle'
Lansing State Journal
LANSING - Sometimes in a homicide investigation, time is on the detective's side. It can happen when years have passed since a body was found and police first started to interview witnesses and collect evidence. Science and technology improve, opening ...


WILX-TV

Pot shop applications deadline looms
WILX-TV
LANSING, MI. (WILX) - Time is ticking toward Friday's five o-clock deadline for pot shops in Lansing to apply for medical marijuana licenses. SOURCE: MGN. Last week News 10 told you that nobody had applied, that was true up until Wednesday of this week ...