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It’s Your Choice

It’s Your Choice

on October 22, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve. – Joshua 24:15   As Joshua was nearing the end of his life, he gathered the children of Israel together at Shechem. And there, from the lips of a man who was close to death, came an appeal that throughout the centuries has moved the hearts of many. Joshua said, “Choose for […]

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Egyptian officials say 55 police killed in Cairo shootout

on October 21, 2017, 7:24 AM / in International News

Associated Press Egyptian security officials say at least 55 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, have been killed in a shootout during a raid on a militant hideout near Cairo. The officials said Saturday that the exchange of fire took place late Friday in the al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in Giza governorate, about 135 kilometers (84 miles) from the capital […]

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Germany: Police say several people stabbed in Munich

on October 21, 2017, 7:21 AM / in International News

Associated Press BERLIN –  German police say a person with a knife has wounded several people in Munich, but no one sustained life-threatening injuries. Munich police called on people in the Bavarian capital’s Rosenheimer Platz area to stay inside after the incident Saturday morning. The perpetrator fled the scene. The police department said on Twitter that officers are looking for […]

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Toxic masculinity? It’s what makes men brave

Toxic masculinity? It’s what makes men brave

on October 21, 2017, 7:20 AM / in Opinion

By Patricia McCarthy |  American Thinker The new film Only the Brave recounts the story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite unit of fire fighters.  Nineteen of this unit died fighting the Yarnell Hill fire in Arizona in 2013.  The men who sign up to be hot shots train hard for the job of wildfire suppression.  It is a grueling job and the training for it is […]

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Burlington Telecom Has Failed And It’s Time To Sell

Burlington Telecom Has Failed And It’s Time To Sell

on October 21, 2017, 6:45 AM / in National News, State News

By Lindsey Stroud Burlington Telecom (BT) is a failure. What was supposed to answer many Burlingtonians’ growing frustrations with their phone and cable companies has morphed into a boondoggle that has cost taxpayers more than $26 million. From its inception, BT faced numerous problems and took nearly three years to get off the ground. Burlington citizens voted in 1997 to approve […]

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Executive Order Could Revive Dying Health Care Markets

on October 21, 2017, 6:41 AM / in Opinion

This report comes from the Heartland Institute and does not reflect the opinion of the Editorial Board of the Jackson Press. We do recognize this, however, as a possible option. Earlier in October, President Donald Trump signed an executive order he says will help improve competition and choice in U.S. health care markets. The order directs the secretaries of Health […]

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Melania Trump cuts bloated first lady payroll from Michelle Obama days

Melania Trump cuts bloated first lady payroll from Michelle Obama days

on October 21, 2017, 6:35 AM / in National News

By Alex Pappas, Fox News Melania Trump is embracing a more active and public schedule as first lady – but she still runs one of the leanest East Wing operations in recent history. According to a Fox News analysis of White House personnel reports, Melania Trump has significantly reduced the number of aides on the first lady’s office payroll in comparison […]

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Niger Ambush Came After ‘Massive Intelligence Failure,’ Source Says

Niger Ambush Came After ‘Massive Intelligence Failure,’ Source Says

on October 21, 2017, 6:30 AM / in National News

by KEN DILANIAN and COURTNEY KUBE  |   NBC WASHINGTON — A senior congressional aide who has been briefed on the deaths of four U.S. servicemen in Niger says the ambush by militants stemmed in part from a “massive intelligence failure.” The Pentagon has said that 40 to 50 militants ambushed a 12-man U.S. force in Niger on Oct. 4, killing four and wounding […]

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Frederica Wilson Accuses White House Chief of Staff John Kelly of Racism

on October 21, 2017, 6:23 AM / in National News, Opinion

The Political Insider When in doubt, play the race card. That’s how Democrats play politics. Anytime they’re caught in a bind, they whip out the epithet “racist” and sling it at their opponent. The media, like dutiful servants, then repeats the line, giddily referring to the target as a no-good racist who needs deported to an isolated island for progressive […]

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USDA Extends Comment Period for Public Input on Updates to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements

USDA Extends Comment Period for Public Input on Updates to Animal Welfare Act Licensing Requirements

on October 21, 2017, 6:14 AM / in National News

If you have thoughts about these potential changes, the comment period has been extended to November 1. We know that Joe Overlease, representing USDA-licensed breeders, has been encouraging them to send as many comments as possible, even one per day. The Cavalry Group and AKC have also encouraged people to send comments. As expected, HSUS and animal rights people have […]

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Judges commit impeachable offense, rule against cross

Judges commit impeachable offense, rule against cross

on October 21, 2017, 6:10 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Bryan Fischer  |  One News Now It’s not the Bladensburg Cross that “excessively entangles” the government in religion, it’s the 4th Circuit. That court is unconstitutionally entangling itself in religion by impermissibly interfering with its free exercise. A federal appeals court ruled this week that a cross on public land is a violation of the U.S. Constitution. This ruling, not to […]

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Is Alabama’s Senate Race a Harbinger of Things to Come?

Is Alabama’s Senate Race a Harbinger of Things to Come?

on October 21, 2017, 6:05 AM / in History, Opinion

By David Fowler It seems to me that our country is becoming increasingly chaotic, violent, and fractured. I think I’m finally beginning to grasp what, at root, is happening, and if I’m right, I think the electoral plight of one politician may give us some insight into where we’re headed. Last year I read this statement written in 1959 by […]

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No Unkind Words

No Unkind Words

on October 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification. —Ephesians 4:29 One of the greatest honors ever offered to me came during one of life’s saddest times. I was heartbroken in 2003 when my good friend and co-worker Kurt De Haan died suddenly while out on his regular lunchtime run. Kurt was managing […]

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Risky Business

Risky Business

on October 20, 2017, 8:40 AM / in History, Opinion

Good morning, it’s Friday, October 20, 2017. Fourteen years ago today, a 40-year-old daredevil from Canton, Michigan, leapt into the Niagara River with nothing protecting him but his clothes and a serene expression that was disquieting to those who watched him float over the famous falls. “It was really freaky, actually,” bystander Lynda Satelmajer told reporters. “He was smiling.” Miraculously, […]

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North Carolina governor signs order forcing businesses to allow men to enter women’s bathrooms

North Carolina governor signs order forcing businesses to allow men to enter women’s bathrooms

on October 20, 2017, 8:24 AM / in National News, State News

By Claire Chretien NORTH CAROLINA,  (LifeSiteNews) – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order yesterday making “sexual orientation” and “gender identity or expression” protected classes, forcing businesses to allow men in women’s restrooms and vice versa. The order applies to employment in state government and the provision of government services, including programs and services concerning public safety, health, and welfare. In […]

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Bipartisan group of governors calls on Congress to stabilize markets

Bipartisan group of governors calls on Congress to stabilize markets

on October 20, 2017, 8:22 AM / in National News

A bipartisan group of 10 governors is calling on Congress to vote on a deal to stabilize ObamaCare’s insurance markets. “We urge Congress to quickly pass legislation to stabilize our private health insurance markets and make quality health insurance more available and affordable,” the governors wrote Wednesday in a letter to House and Senate leaders from both parties. “Senators Alexander […]

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Idiots At Work

Idiots At Work

on October 20, 2017, 8:16 AM / in National News

Nineteen Senate Democrats have signed on to a bill that would reverse the Trump administration’s new exemption for ObamaCare’s birth control mandate. The administration recently announced it will allow most employers to stop providing birth control coverage in their insurance plans if they have moral or religious objections. Democrats say the move endangers birth control coverage for millions of women, […]

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Graham, Cassidy try to push deal to the right, Hopefully they will fail

Graham, Cassidy try to push deal to the right, Hopefully they will fail

on October 20, 2017, 8:09 AM / in National News

Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) say they are working to make changes to a bipartisan health-care deal to make it more likely to win favor in the House. Graham and Cassidy, authors of a failed bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare earlier this year, are supporting a bipartisan measure aimed at stabilizing ObamaCare, but they are also […]

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Alexander urges GOP to change course on ObamaCare

Alexander urges GOP to change course on ObamaCare

on October 20, 2017, 8:05 AM / in National News

Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) on Thursday told GOP colleagues bluntly that their efforts to repeal ObamaCare have failed and urged them to change course. Alexander said Republicans need to come up with a new path on health care after holding dozens of votes over the years to repeal ObamaCare and always ending in failure. “We’ve had about […]

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Lamar Promotes Insurer Subsides

Lamar Promotes Insurer Subsides

on October 20, 2017, 8:03 AM / in National News

The bipartisan deal to stabilize ObamaCare’s markets has 24 co-sponsors, Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) announced Thursday. Twelve Republicans and 12 Democrats signed on to the bill, which would continue ObamaCare’s insurer subsidies for two years and give states more flexibility to waive ObamaCare rules. “This is a first step. Improve it and pass it sooner rather than later,” Alexander […]

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