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Mailing First Presidential Election Ballots This Week

Mailing First Presidential Election Ballots This Week

The ballots went to military and overseas voters, who are required by law to be mailed their ballots 45 to 60 days before an election. "We are going to be out of town on Election Day", Poulter said. Residents can vote absentee by mail or in person without having to give a reason. "I want to see what the issues are and what the policies are", voter Max Poulter said.



Residents Evacuate Areas of Cedar Rapids Ahead of Flooding

Waterloo and Cedar Falls endured the crest of the Cedar River Saturday evening. Altogether, about 5,000 people live in the evacuation area, The Des Moines Register reported . "We do have temporary flood protection measures in place but they're no guarantee of anyone's safety so we are strongly encouraging people to evacuate".


Monumental elevator problems close Washington's obelisk

Monumental elevator problems close Washington's obelisk

The monument has been closed since August 17 , when the elevator's compensating cable broke loose from the auto, briefly trapping the NPS employee on board. No mention was made of damage to the control system, which has caused elevator outages since the monument reopened almost two years ago. In a statement today, Norton said that the "timing of this indefinite closure of the Washington Monument could not be worse".



9 wounded in Houston shooting; suspect dead, was a lawyer

An additional three were treated and released. One person is in serious condition and another is in critical condition, said Martha Montalvo, Houston's interim police chief. SKYEYE VIDEO: Don Armstrong updates situation on Weslayan at Bissonnet " We now have approximately 20 EMS personnel vehicles on scene. The US suffered the worst mass shooting in its history in June when 50 people were killed and 53 injured in Orlando, Florida after a gunman stormed into a packed gay nightclub.


George and Charlotte steal show in Canada

George and Charlotte steal show in Canada

Prince William and Kate will be visiting Canada from September 24 to October 1 making stops in Victoria, Vancouver, Bella Bella, Haida Gwaii and Kelowna, B.C., and Whitehorse and Carcross, Yukon. Later, the royal couple visit the Immigrant Services Society and meet representatives who work with refugees. Friday: Haida Gawaii . A canoe trip to an archipelago on the northern coast of British Columbia and the home of the Haida Nation.



Ted Cruz calls his decision to back Trump 'agonizing'

He called the decision "agonizing". The schizophrenic (hyperbole intended) dance between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz continues. Or, viewed another way, how can you vocally endorse someone whom you called "a serial philanderer" and a "pathological liar" 143 days ago? "I have been very clear that I have significant disagreements with him".