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Thousands of wreaths placed at veteran cemetery

For fallen vets who don't have family members to attend, volunteers take on the duty of saying the veterans name before laying the wreath on their grave in their honor. Karen Straffon of Algonac has been organizing the wreath ceremony at Resurrection Cemetery since 2011, the year her father, Joseph Oldani, died. The event is held every year in December at Arlington Cemetery and over 1,100 locations around the country. Read More

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Freezing rain possible in northern Sandhills

Freezing rain possible in northern Sandhills

The call from its Mount Holly, New Jersey office says snow is now expected to build into the region a little bit earlier tonight, then change to sleet and freezing rain during mid to late morning before changing to all rain. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible. South wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. Temperatures should rise just above freezing Friday afternoon and some sleet could occur. Read More

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Trump picks Michigan's Ronna Romney McDaniel for RNC chair

She will serve as deputy co-chair with Trump's Ohio State Director Bob Paduchik before taking the reins from current RNC Chair Reince Priebus . Trump's decision also marks a key victory for outgoing RNC Chairman Reince Priebus . Following Trump's victory, Romney McDaniel was also instrumental in leading forces to observe and ultimately block a recount called for by Green Party nominee Jill Stein. Read More

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Hudson police and Assabet JROTC collect Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve. The campaign is organized by the local Marine Corps. Crawford said the goal is to distribute all of the toys to any child in need. All of the toys collected here at 22News stay within western MA; the Marines work with several non-profit organizations to make sure they all end up under a tree on Christmas. Read More

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Schumer responds to Trump's pick for secretary of state

That's just one of the projects Exxon Mobil, in which Tillerson owns at least $218 million in stock, could continue working on if the sanctions are ever lifted - something the secretary of state's office is in charge of . Tillerson said he shared Trump's "vision for restoring the credibility of the United States' foreign relations and advancing our country's national security". Read More

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Colder temps, chance of snow in week's forecast

Colder temps, chance of snow in week's forecast

Thursday's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of 45 and an overnight low of 35. A cold front will move into the area late Wednesday night, bringing frigid temperatures and perhaps a snow shower. National Weather Service officials advise drivers use caution, watching for slick roads and limited visibility. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Light and variable wind. Read More

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Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

According to the Magazine, Trump was named due to the way he has shaken up U.S. society before taking office. He has said that he's like a "supermodel, except, like, times 10". 1, got tremendous ratings. This will be Trump's 10th time on the magazine's cover, and all but one have been since August 2015. The Person of the Year is picked by Time editors from among world leaders, artists, corporate czars and organisations who influence the news in a good or bad way. Read More

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Nine-year-old boy fat-shamed by Santa Claus

Nine-year-old boy fat-shamed by Santa Claus

Young Mayse's mother took him to see Forest City Santa she noticed that he was crying when he got off his lap. "When he got done, he said, 'Lay off the hamburgers and french fries , '" he told CNN affiliate WLOS . For the record, Ashley Mayse's Facebook page features lots of photos of Anthony playing baseball. Mayse said she wanted the city to fire the Santa because, while Santa is pretty judgmental by design, she found his comments beyond the pale. Read More

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Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn hospitalized

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn hospitalized

John Glenn, D-Ohio, answers questions from the press in Jackson, Miss. John Glenn may best be remembered as one of the 20th century's greatest explorers, the first American to orbit the Earth and, later, the oldest man in space. Glenn served in both World War II and the Korean War, and in 1957 he made the first nonstop supersonic flight from Los Angeles to NY. Glenn travelled through the South seeking support for his pre. Read More

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MI to move ahead with presidential recount

MI to move ahead with presidential recount

City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez is also holding a news conference at Trump Tower Monday. Both Clinton and Trump lost 20 votes each in the six counties that had finished as of Monday morning. A hearing is scheduled Tuesday on those actions. Lawyers for Green Party candidate Jill Stein will go to federal court today after a dramatic change of course over the weekend in their quest for a recount in Pennsylvania's presidential vote. Read More

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Iran condemns US senate vote to extend sanctions

He said the era of hegemony is long gone. "Global transportation and shipping are much less affordable, and many trade and foreign investment contracts and agreements have been signed". The Iranian parliament is also considering the implementation of a blanket boycott of US goods. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan told the British Broadcasting Corp. Read More

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Number of displaced from Cambridge fire reaches 125

Number of displaced from Cambridge fire reaches 125

Fire Marshal says 2 police officers and one firefighter have been injured at Cambridge fire. "The wind started blowing the flames across the street and houses across the street caught on fire", Dana Fuller said. He called 911 to report the fire - which had rapidly spread to adjacent buildings. "The city told us they are encouraging people to donate to that fund so they can apply the assistance directly to those residents" Besse said. Read More

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Petraeus on His Mishandling of Classified Information

United States whistleblower Edward Snowden is seen live from Moscow at the Norwegian PEN event "Waiting for Snowden" in Oslo on November 18, 2016. Petraeus pleaded guilty in 2015 to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling classified information after disclosing state secrets to his biographer Paula Broadwell , with whom he was having an affair. Read More

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Stafford throws for 341 yards, Lions beat Saints 28-13

All against a Lions defense that didn't feature any of its three starting linebackers from the start of the season? How? Simple: they need to control the clock. Rece says Washington gets the edgeDinich expects Clemson is in, Penn State is outPenn State makes resume stronger with Big 10 titleNFL to review final play of Ravens-Bengals gamesc Brees threw three interceptions while completing 31 of 44 passes for 326. Read More

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