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Obama vetoes Keystone pipeline

Liz Levey, ‘Doah Staff Writer March 4, 2015 A bill to move forward with construction of the Keystone XL pipeline has been approved by Congress but vetoed by President Barack Obama. The project has pitted Republicans and other supporters, who say it will create much needed jobs, against many Democrats and environmentalists, who warn the pipeline will add to carbon

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Republicans take over

LIZ LEVEY ’DOAH STAFF WRITER In the end, it was a massacre on Nov. 5. The Republicans easily gained control of the Senate in the mid-term elections after a bitter campaign in which anger at Wash- ington gridlock was turned against a president who took office promising to surpass it. By midnight (Eastern Time) Republicans already had 52 Senate seats confirmed.

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Measle outbreak from Disneyland

Liz Levey, ‘Doah Staff Writer February 4, 2015 A measles outbreak spreading across the country has sickened 86 people in 14 states, raising fears of an epidemic. But what’s different this time is the high number of adults falling ill – including some who have been vaccinated. The outbreak originated in Disneyland in December, sickening 11 people last month and

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New Congress takes charge

Liz Levey, ‘Doah Staff Writer January 21, 2015 Republicans took complete control of Congress for the first time in eight years, when they installed 54-46 majorities in the Senate and took 246 of the 435 seats in the House, the most in more than 60 years. They ran straight into a White House veto threat against their top-priority legislation to

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Congress takes action against ISIS

Liz Levey, ‘Doah Staff Writer October 1, 2014 Congressional leaders from both parties on Thursday, Sept. 18 backed President Barack Obama’s request to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants. The vote passed the Senate with a 78-22 in a rare show of bipartisanship. Obama thanked Congress for the speed in which it acted to back the

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Ebola Kills Thousands

Liz Levey, ‘Doah Staff Writer September 17, 2014 Ebola is one of the world’s most deadly diseases. It is a highly infectious virus that can kill up to 90 percent of the people who catch it, causing terror among infected communities. Currently the number of cases is outpacing the ability that health officials can handle. What exactly is the Ebola

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Track and field finish season out strong at ODAC Championship

Liz Levey, ‘Doah Staff Writer April 30, 2014 The Hornets track and field team completed the 2014 ODAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday Apr.19, 2014 with junior Jaclyn Mohlmann leading the women’s team by earning her second ODAC title. She won the 100-meter hurdles and finished third in the 400-meter hurdles. For the men, Kirk Lewis finished second

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MLB 2014 season opening day

Liz Levey, ‘Doah Staff Writer April 2, 2014 On Mar. 22 and 23,  the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks played their opening series game in Sydney, Australia in the historic Sydney and Cricket Grounds which was fully renovated to a baseball configuration. Even though the Dodgers swept the Diamondback, baseball has now reached further out in bringing the game

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