Biden Runs Better Than Clinton Against Top Republicans, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Trump GOP Lead Grows As Clinton Dem Lead Shrinks

Biden Runs Better Than Clinton Against Top Republicans, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Trump GOP Lead Grows As Clinton Dem Lead Shrinks

Hamden, CT…Vice President Joseph Biden runs slightly better than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton against leading Republican contenders in the 2016 presidential sweepstakes, and has the best favorability rating among top Republican and Democratic candidates, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. Donald Trump leads the crowded Republican pack with 28 percent, […]

Markets Bounce Back With Dow Jones Average Up 619 Points

Markets Bounce Back With Dow Jones Average Up 619 Points

New York, NY….The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 619.07 points today. This broke several days of declines. While markets are still down on the year there seemed to be a collective sigh of relief today. Relief that the market was capable of inching back into positive territory again and relief that China’s $22 billion […]

Reporter Alison Parker & Cameraman Adam Ward Killed During Live TV Interview

Reporter Alison Parker & Cameraman Adam Ward Killed During Live TV Interview

Franklin County, VA…Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were shot and killed during a live broadcast early this morning. The shooter Vester Lee Flanagan II, aka Bryce Williams was a disgruntled ex employee of TV Station WDBJ in Roanoak Virginia. Also shot was a local Chamber of Commerce member who is expected to recover […]

Palmetto State Republicans Looking For A Political Outsider. Trump & Carson Lead

Palmetto State Republicans Looking For A Political Outsider. Trump & Carson Lead

West Long Branch, NJ…Donald Trump holds a sizable lead in the first southern contest of the GOP primary season according to the Monmouth University Poll. Three-in-ten voters who are likely to participate in South Carolina’s GOP primary are backing Trump, with Ben Carson placing a distant second. In general, Palmetto State Republican primary voters say […]

Dow Opens Sharply Lower

Dow Opens Sharply Lower

New York, NY…Markets have opened sharply lower. Worries on China, Fed and more are pushing the market lower at opening. Let’s see if she can steady and climb back up as the market day goes on..

California Department of Public Health Investigates Second Case of Human Plague

California Department of Public Health Investigates Second Case of Human Plague

Sacramento, CA…California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith announced that the department has been notified of a presumptive positive case of plague contracted by a recent visitor to California from Georgia. Confirmatory testing is being conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Prior to becoming […]

US Forest Service Confirms Loss Of Three Firefighters

US Forest Service Confirms Loss Of Three Firefighters

Twisp, WA…Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest (OWNF) and Washington Department of Natural Resources (WA DNR) officials are deeply saddened to confirm the fatalities of three U.S. Forest Service firefighters from the OWNF this afternoon. Next of kin notifications are being made. “We are devastated by the tragic loss of three of our Forest Service firefighters,” said Mike […]

NLRB Board Decides Against Northwestern Athletes Wish To Unionize

NLRB Board Decides Against Northwestern Athletes Wish To Unionize

Washington, D.C. – – In a unanimous decision, the National Labor Board declined to assert jurisdiction in the case involving Northwestern University football players who receive grant-in-aid scholarships. The Board did not determine if the players were statutory employees under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Instead, the Board exercised its discretion not to assert […]