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Night To Shine Prom Being Held For Teens With Disabilities

There will be food and dancing. Once the honored guests arrived, they had the chance to receive royal treatment, including getting massages, having a catered dinner and getting their hair and make up done. Darrell Tipton, attended Night to Shine, said he looks forward to this each year. PRE-REGISTER: This is encouraged. Their only care seemed to be how long they could dance the night away.

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Trump Says New Executive Orders Will Lower Crime, ACLU Requests Receipts

Americans in Support of Law Enforcement (AISLE) president Scott G. Erickson lauded the orders, stating, "President Trump's executive orders calling on the executive branch to use all available Federal laws to enhance protections for our nation's police officers is a welcome development in the struggle to improve the working conditions of the American police officer".

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Hillary Clinton Defends Elizabeth Warren On Twitter

McConnell cut Warren off, citing a Senate rule that forbids "words [that] impute to another Senator or to other Senators any conduct or motive unworthy of unbecoming a Senator". She had previously been warned for quoting the late Sen. Because, for an entire day, Trump was not the most talked-about person in Washington; Senator Elizabeth Warren-and by proxy, Coretta Scott King-was.

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Rallies supporting end to funding for Planned Parenthood set

Anti-Planned Parenthood protests to be held across U.S. "Planned Parenthood is a profit-driven, abortion-centered business that has performed more than 300,000 abortions in the last three years for which data are available". The News-Leader reported in November that the Springfield clinic of Planned Parenthood offers preventive care and abortion referrals, but has never provided abortion services.

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Dam spillway in Oroville, Calif., closed after large hole in concrete discovered

The erosion to the Oroville Dam spillway was originally estimated to be a 200-foot-long strip, and about 30-foot depth but Friday the length of the erosion had grown by at least 50 percent due to more concrete crumbling. The lake was rising at a half-foot per hour Thursday as the inflow peaked at 121,000 cubic feet per second, officials said at a news conference about a mile from the spillway.

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Threats against judges in Trump travel ban lead to increased security

The order, signed by the president January 27, temporarily suspends USA entry for refugees worldwide and bars U.S.travel for immigrants of seven predominantly Muslim countries - Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia and Yemen - for 90 days.