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Please disregard snow total forecasts on your weather apps

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After a rebound in temperatures to the mid 40s on Saturday , rain and snow is expected to return on Sunday , with highs in the upper 40s-still below normal for this time of year. Wednesday is shaping up to be a grey and windy day ahead of Thursday , when the temperature will drop into the 40s, but the sun will come back out. Read More »

R Kelly Mourns Anti-Apartheid Movement Heroine, Winnie Mandela

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It inspired hope during moments of adversity and hardship. Though, like others before her, she understood that survival was contingent on turning racism into a beast that would bow at her feet. Unfortunately, fate had its own way. But Winnie Madikizela Mandela did not only belong to the nation of South Africa but to all of Africa and even to progressive humanity the world over. Read More »

Trump says United States lost trade war with China years ago

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Even Elizabeth Warren , the Democratic U.S. senator from MA, who is one of Donald Trump's most prominent rivals, visited Beijing in recent days and declared that she and other policymakers were "starting to look more aggressively at pushing China to open up the markets without demanding a hostage price of access to U.S. Read More »

Winter Weather Hanging On

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National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for midnight to 1 p.m. April 2. Wednesday's forecast calls for a high of just 29 degrees, and while Thursday sees a high of 38 degrees, temperatures will stay around or below freezing until the weekend. Read More »

New OR gun control proposal tackles safe gun storage

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Finally, few of the demonstrators, at least publicly, called for the repeal of the Second Amendment. I keep thinking of my mom's first grade class. They use trauma politics. And today it is on national news that a school district is placing 5 gallon buckets of rocks in every classroom as a last means of defense. Criminologist and researcher Gary Kleck, using his own commissioned phone surveys and number extrapolation, estimates that 2.5 million Americans use guns for defensive purposes each ... Read More »

50 years after MLK's death, a look at his life

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James Earl Ray was convicted of the crime. "But, I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promise land", said Dr. King in 1968. "In spite of new developments God is still around", King said. "I did a book and I was invited here and I swallowed real hard and chose to come, but I came and left, Bernice King said". Read More »

Anti-Apartheid Activist Winnie Mandela Dies at 81, People Pay Respect

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She was also banished and imprisoned in solitary confinement for 18 months. Mbeki said her involvement with the Mandela Football Club was unfortunate as it tainted her legacy. Winnie was a fierce, strong woman who, along with Mandela, was a symbol of the country's anti-apartheid struggle for three decades. In death, tributes to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela have cemented her place as a fearless anti-apartheid campaigner in the liberation struggle. Read More »

Tiger mania of old in full swing at Augusta

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Count Rory McIlroy among those surprised to see Woods and Mickelson together getting ready for the Masters . World No. 1 amateur Joaquin Niemann will showcase his talents this week at Augusta National Golf Club, looking to impress at the 82nd Masters Tournament. Read More »

More severe storms, possible tornadoes tonight

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This front will move much slower causing showers and storms to continue into Saturday morning. Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms will persist throughout the day. The line will likely enter the Evansville-Henderson metro area between 5-7 pm. Winds could gust to 50 miles per hour at times tonight and tomorrow . Read More »

Parts of West Virginia under winter storm warning

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Temperatures will hover just above freezing, with a high of 35 degrees expected Monday, followed by high of 33 on Tuesday . Temperatures on Thursday and Friday in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., were in the 70s - and on Monday, it should feel almost 40 to 50 degrees colder. Read More »

Hog Producers Brace For Trouble Due To China's Tariffs On Imports

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Pork industry officials here in Minnesota and across the country could not give an estimate of what percentage of the U.S.'s $1 billion in pork exports comes from Minnesota. The U.S. goods deficit with China was about $309 billion in 2016. So, China's decision to up its tariffs on 128 US products, pork included, anxious producers and rippled through the stock market. Read More »

Teachers converge on Capitol for increased education spending

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Thousands of teachers gather during a rally for education funding and changes to their pension system at the state Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky , on Monday. "They know they represent students; they know they represent teachers; they know they represent our district as a school entity". Are you a California teacher or taxpayer who has an opinion about this? Public employees hired since January 1, 2014 already receive cash-balance retirement plans, but they will no longer be guaranteed ... Read More »

Oklahoma Walkout, Ottawa County Teachers Join Protest

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Deborah Gist said. Duncan teachers were among those who went to the capitol Monday morning to rally with other teachers in hopes of talking to lawmakers about lack of school funding and teacher pay. "If it'd been a regular school day, it'd have been 10 times this". Teachers rally at the state capitol on April 2, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Read More »

Kansas' season ends in Final Four loss to Villanova

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Exhausted and not necessarily true, but it certainly doesn't hurt. On Saturday night, Graham led Kansas into a Final Four showdown with Villanova and Associated Press Player of the Year Jalen Brunson , but despite Graham's team-high 23 points, Kansas fell, 95-79. Read More »

People Cheer on Loyola in their Final Four match-up against MI

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MI will face the victor of the Kansas-Villanova matchup in the national championship Monday. After shooting 29 percent from the field in the first half, MI hit 16-of-28 (57.1 percent) in the second half. Charles Matthews added 17 points for MI (33-7). Loyola's starters are guards Clayton Custer , Ben Richardson and Marques Townes , forward Donte Ingram and freshman center Cameron Krutwig . Read More »

Snow forecast for Easter Monday

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Road crews were called out before 2 pm to treat streets and roads. "As a weather system moves in from the south and comes up against cold air over the United Kingdom, rain will turn to heavy snow in places". TONIGHT - Rain & Wintry Mix Developing, Transitioning to Wet Snow. SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy, chance for a few showers. Snow and sleet are possible across the KVOE listening area Sunday , but you shouldn't have to worry about moving those family Easter egg hunts inside. Read More »

Churches set to celebrate Easter, Jesus' resurrection

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Even with the advent of modern technologies, these ancient traditions continue to survive and play a part in Easter celebrations around the world. This now turns into thankfulness, a wonderful feeling of gratitude and joy that floods our souls as we pray today. Read More »

Rain Saturday, Snow Sunday

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With sunshine, we'll likely see highs in the 60s Friday through Sunday, with no rain expected until Sunday night. The weekend will feel chilly as temperatures plummet to as low as -7C. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Most showers this morning have been in Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri. The mercury could plunge to -10C in parts of the United Kingdom overnight as daytime highs remain in the single figures. Read More »

Good Friday: Prayers in churches, peace rallies in city

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That was one message of almost 200 people who prayed as they took turns carrying a 200-pound wooden cross up Main Street in downtown Bloomington on Friday afternoon. "I think it's a very important thing for people to see and for us to think about what Jesus did for us", said Asso. Later, Francis will travel to the Colosseum to preside over the Way of the Cross procession re-enacting Christ's crucifixion - the seminal event in Christianity leading to Christ's resurrection celebrated on ... Read More »

Oregon, Washington Join Challenge To Citizenship Question On 2020 Census

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Also, until 1950, it was a standard question. "Such a question would likely depress participation in the 2020 Census from immigrants who fear the government could use the information to target them". However, federal law does not require it to be asked during the decennial Census. To get an accurate count, the Census Bureau must build an accurate address list of every housing unit, maximize self-response to the census, and efficiently follow up with those who do not respond. Read More »

Tracking more wet weather for weekend

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Parts of southern England will have a mostly dry night, but elsewhere is expected to see rain and snow at moderate and high elevations, heaviest in northern Wales and northern England. Another fresh batch of unseasonably cold air will work into the Valley after the showers depart. "A lot of people are just planning on spending time with family and friends, they don't have large-scale holiday plans, so any significant weather could certainly cause a change of plans for a lot of travelers", he ... Read More »

Honoring vets on National Vietnam War Veterans Day

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The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration is a program administered by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Bob O'Malley Detachment "You heard all the Bronze stars, purple hearts in this group of 125 people. We've always stood strong". "When you get home it is a tough thing, because you had been high on this energy of what you were doing in Vietnam", said Becker. Read More »

Christians observe Good Friday in Kerala

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Later that day, at 3 p.m., all of the churches within the Catholic Diocese will be hosting a Good Friday service. Go fly a kite: Bermuda is known for a custom that dates back to the 19th century: flying a kite on Good Friday . In cities across Spain there are hundreds of processions featuring hooded figures during Holy Week. The parade can take up to 12 hours. Since the day is not explicitly mentioned in the Bible, we can assume that it is not all that important. Read More »

Mostly Sunny, With A High Near 48

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Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. The Poconos and much of northern New Jersey is in the 40s while the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey is in the 60s, with widespread 50s in between. Tonight: Other than a very low chance of an isolated, stray shower, skies are on a path to clearing quickly. North-northwest winds could gust as high as 30 miles per hour. Read More »