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Montana unemployment rate remains at 3.8 percent

Montana unemployment rate remains at 3.8 percent

That's slightly lower than March 2016, when the state reported a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 4.9 percent. Alabama's unemployment rate dropped significantly in March, with Cullman County falling below 5 percent - the third lowest in the state.


Flood warnings, advisories issued in Oklahoma after rainfall

Flood warnings, advisories issued in Oklahoma after rainfall

South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. reported about 200 customers without service, most in Lexington County. Moderate to heavy rain will take place, with 1.5 to 3 inches likely through Monday night. Up to 6 inches could fall in parts of central North Carolina. Gale force winds are likely to develop Monday afternoon and last through Tuesday afternoon.


Police find 3 people shot to death inside home in Savannah

Police find 3 people shot to death inside home in Savannah

Monday. Police say they found three bodies inside the home, all with apparent gunshot wounds. Racine Chaney said at a news conference that "the homicide involved gang members". "Investigators do not believe this is a random shooting". Police spokeswoman Hillary Nielsen says Ortiz has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence and following too closely.


Clark County officials say listing as sanctuary site is wrong

Clark County officials say listing as sanctuary site is wrong

The DOJ letters ask officials to show documentation validating their compliance with federal statute U.S.C. 1373, which prohibits any federal, state or local government entity from restricting government entities or officials from sharing information about an individual's citizenship or immigration status.


White House keeps visitor names secret

White House keeps visitor names secret

In 2009, Obama decided to make his visitor logs public after four similar lawsuits by CREW. "We're following the law". "The White House requires all of its employees to work closely with ethics counsel to ensure compliance and has aggressively required employees to recuse or divest where the law requires".


Trump Steps Up Calls for Border Wall as Shutdown Looms

Trump Steps Up Calls for Border Wall as Shutdown Looms

There is an out for both sides - a short-term spending plan that would provide another week or so for negotiations after the deadline early Saturday. Sources close to the process tell CNN that dynamic has increased pressure on the new administration to show some results on one or more of their campaign promises, especially after legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare failed to gain enough support to even get a vote last month.