Where Did Hopes For Obama Go?

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  • Professor explains wild airline rant: In-flight cigarette was ‘revolutionary’ act of ‘civil disobedience’
    A Penn State professor was arrested over the weekend in a bizarre videotaped incident that went viral. Karen Halnon, who teaches sociology at the university’s Abington campus, was flying from Nicaragua to Miami when she lit up a cigarette and ranted about Venezuela and President Barack Obama. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man
    After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
  • Police Warn Of Attempted Child Luring On West Side
    CHICAGO, IL — A man chased girls on Chicago's West Side while they were walking home from school on Wednesday, police said. The incident happened in the South Austin neighborhood in the 4800 block of West Ohio Street just after 5 p.m., according to a ...
    02/24/2018 - 2:26 am | View Link
  • Local firefighter hopes run for Ms. America title will help in mentoring young women
    Chainsaws and evening gowns: They might seem an unlikely match for most people, but not for local wildland firefighter Cheyenne Warner. Warner, the current Ms. Arizona, made a splash online recently when she posted a photo of herself in the forest, decked ...
    02/24/2018 - 2:08 am | View Link
  • Notebook: Kansas Hopes to Win Their 14th Straight Big 12 Title in Lubbock Today
    It's not often that a team walks into Allen Fieldhouse and whips the Jayhawks in just about every aspect of the game, but that was exactly what happened the last time these two teams met back in January. According to a report published by Yahoo Sports ...
    02/24/2018 - 1:52 am | View Link
  • Winter Olympics: Russia's Nadezhda Sergeeva banned for doping
    Nadezhda Sergeeva (right) had returned a clean result in a doping test on 13 February, the Russian Bobsleigh Federation said Russian bobsleigh pilot Nadezhda Sergeeva has been banned from the Winter Olympics for doping - just a day before Olympic chiefs ...
    02/24/2018 - 12:25 am | View Link
  • Bentley Barhitte Elementary Blueberry Ambassadors lend a helping hand in hopes of making others' days brighter
    The first good deed I did was I went to the humane society and donated a lot of food for the cats and dogs. I also donated cat toys and cleaning supplies. I went to the humane society because I love animals. The ladies that worked there were very happy.
    02/24/2018 - 12:21 am | View Link
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  • Hope Marie
    I'm Hope Marie! My mom and I create videos about Slime, DIY's, Adventures, Trying new Things, and my cute pet hamsters! I post every Wednesday and Saturday! ...
    02/16/2018 - 3:01 pm | View Website
  • HOPE’S Steel & Bronze Windows & Doors
    Hope's Windows, Inc. is the world's preeminent manufacturer of custom steel windows, steel doors, bronze windows, bronze doors, security and detention windows, fire ...
    02/16/2018 - 12:38 pm | View Website
  • Northern Nevada HOPES
    Northern Nevada HOPES is a community health center in Reno, NV. We provide medical and wellness services to the insured and uninsured in our community.
    02/15/2018 - 6:59 pm | View Website
  • Hope | Define Hope at Dictionary.com
    Hope definition, the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best: to give up hope. See more.
    02/15/2018 - 1:48 am | View Website
  • Hope | Definition of Hope by Merriam-Webster
    Define hope: to cherish a desire with anticipation : to want something to happen or be true; trust — hope in a sentence
    02/14/2018 - 5:06 pm | View Website
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