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Ticket prices edge down for Packers playoff game Ticket prices edge down for Packers playoff game
- January 12, 2017

All 16 potential Super Bowl matchups ranked from best to worst - SBNation.com The Packers' matchups land at #3 (Chiefs ), #7 (Steelers ), #9 (Texans .?) and #13 (Patriots ). An ineffective offensive line, a critical injury to starting cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and an onslaught of conservative play-calling by head coach Ben McAdoo were all contributing factors. (more...)
Trump, Jack Ma discuss Alibaba creating jobs in US Trump, Jack Ma discuss Alibaba creating jobs in US
- January 11, 2017

Alibaba is the Chinese version of eBay, allowing third-party sellers in China to take their businesses online to the internet. With this new development, there is hope that relations between China and the U.S. Trump claimed that such an investment never would have happened had he not been elected. In August 2016, the firm posted a 21.3 percent decrease in half year profits, attributed to declining sales, with the company saying that e-commerce has transformed the competitive landscape of ... (more...)
Cory Booker to testify against Jeff Sessions during confirmation hearing Cory Booker to testify against Jeff Sessions during confirmation hearing
- January 11, 2017

As security took them out of the room, they yelled, "you can't arrest me, I am white!" and "white people own this government!" Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley said Sessions "is a man of honor and integrity, dedicated to the faithful and fair enforcement of the law". (more...)
Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness resigns as Northern Ireland deputy first minister
- January 10, 2017

But whilst the Stormont parties go into election mode, it seems unlikely there will be any progress on either recouping the potential RHI losses, or agreeing an independent investigation into the affair. Nearly 1,000 applied in three months - around the same number from over the previous three years. Farms and businesses that signed up to the scheme before it was shut down past year get £1.60 from the government for every pound spent on non-fossil fuels, without limit. (more...)
Repealing the Affordable Care Act: Louisiana's Impact Repealing the Affordable Care Act: Louisiana's Impact
- January 10, 2017

A study by the Commonwealth Fund and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University says that if the tax credits and Medicaid expansion parts of the law are repealed in January 2019, about 2.6 million jobs would be lost, with the number increasing to almost 3 million positions in health care and other sectors by 2021. (more...)
Wareham hunkers down for winter's first storm Wareham hunkers down for winter's first storm
- January 08, 2017

First Warn Storm Team Meteorologist John Wendel and Panovich agree that the biggest concern could be black ice forming on the roads Saturday night into Sunday . "I have issued a State of Emergency to ensure all available state resources are ready to be deployed if and when it is deemed necessary". Please keep in mind that the snowfall forecast ranges I've presented here are wide on goal. (more...)