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Christmas on the Hill aligns with downtown parade

Christmas on the Hill aligns with downtown parade

The evening will feature holiday entertainment, magical snowfall, lighting of the Christmas tree, and the arrival of Santa Claus for the tree lighting. The Park Avenue Merchants Association will host its annual holiday open house from 5 to 8 p.m., or later, at participating locations. The Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours will take place in the rotunda following the lighting ceremony.



Dakota Access pipeline to be completed despite protests, company official tells PBS

But the pipeline has come under fire, particularly for the last section to be completed, which would be near the Missouri River, the Standing Rock Sioux's main source of drinking water. The railroad says trains were delayed three hours. Mandan is about 50 miles north of a camp where hundreds of protesters have gathered in recent months to oppose the pipeline.


NYC bombing suspect formally charged in 8-count indictment

NYC bombing suspect formally charged in 8-count indictment

In the indictment, Rahimi was charged with one count of using a weapon of mass destruction, one count of attempting to use a WMD, one count of bombing a public place, one count of destroying property by means of fire or explosive, one count of attempting to destroy property by means of fire or explosive.


Pitchfork Preview: Arizona State takes on No. 6 Washington in Seattle

Pitchfork Preview: Arizona State takes on No. 6 Washington in Seattle

The seventh-ranked Huskies (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12) still control their destiny in the Pac-12 North, needing to beat struggling Arizona State (5-5, 2-5) at home on Saturday (7:30 p.m. Huskies Quarterback Jake Browning threw for 259 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions in Washington's first loss of the season. Falk's excellence can only be stopped by a few teams and Colorado serves as one.



Donald Trump asked to cancel Stephen Bannon's appointment as chief strategist

However, Reid said Trump needs to reconsider hiring Bannon if he really wants to ease the nation's fears and heal divisions. He kept a low profile at Donald Trump's elbow for the final campaign stretch, but according to Senator Elizabeth Warren at the Journal's CEO Council on Tuesday, "This is a man who says, by his very presence, that this is a White House that will embrace bigotry".



Rutgers students protest against Trump deportation plans

The latest protests came as critics slammed Trump's selection of right-wing firebrand Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist, with many fearing the move could lift the white nationalist movement into the top levels of the White House. "We all deserve a chance to be a part of this community", student Maxilla Desir said. On Monday, some students at Montgomery Blair High School and Northwood High School walked out of classes in protest.