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Ohio school district apologizes over ‘trail of tears’ basketball game sign

Victor Skinner, BROOKFIELD, Ohio – An Ohio school district issued an apology and is now requiring students to gain approval for game day signs after a banner crafted by cheerleaders caused outrage at a basketball game last week. As the Brookfield High School Warriors prepared to tip off against the Girard Indians last Tuesday,

Flooding closes 2 Mississippi River bridges

 Two Mississippi River bridges were closed due to flooding, and with more storms in the forecast, there is growing concern that conditions could worsen in parts of Missouri and Illinois. The Champ Clark Bridge at Louisiana, Missouri, closed at 5 p.m. Sunday, creating an inconvenience for those who travel between Missouri and Illinois on U.S.

Budget realities confront McDaniel’s rhetoric

 Republican primary challenger Chris McDaniel puts the nation’s $17 trillion debt at the center of his bid to represent Mississippi in the Senate, bashing six-term Sen. Thad Cochran as a profligate spender who has contributed to a problem that McDaniel considers “immoral.” At the same time, the potential tea party hero pledges support for Mississippi’s

8 Economic Threats That We Were Not Even Talking About At The Beginning Of The Summer

In the crazy times in which we live, it helps to expect the unexpected. Sometimes you can think that you have it all figured out and then this world can throw a real curveball at you. Very few people anticipated that we would see a massive outbreak of the West Nile Virus in Texas this