Friday - November 22, 2019
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Trump signs short-term funding bill to avert shutdown as deadline looms - Thu, 21 Nov 2019
President Donald Trump signed a short-term funding bill on Thursday to avert a government shutdown hours before funding for the federal government would have run out, according to a White House official.

The gunman in the Saugus High School shooting used a ‘ghost gun,’ sheriff says - Thu, 21 Nov 2019
The 16-year-old who killed two students and injured three others in a shooting at a California high school last week used a "ghost gun," Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva told CNN affiliate KABC.

Key witnesses cap intense week in impeachment inquiry - Thu, 21 Nov 2019
It's the last and final day for House impeachment hearings with two witnesses testifying at 8 a.m. WATCH LIVE here or on News 8.

Two more government officials testify in impeachment hearing - Wed, 20 Nov 2019
Three witnesses are set to testify in impeachment inquiries at 8 a.m. Watch live here or on News 8. Ambassador Gordon Sondland is the most anticipated witness and will confront questions about his evolving accounts of the administration’s dealings with Ukraine.

Impeachment inquiry takes center stage at Democratic primary debate - Thu, 21 Nov 2019
The ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump took center stage of the Democratic presidential primary debate on Wednesday in Georgia following a blockbuster day of testimony on Capitol Hill.

Joe Biden faces criticism from 2020 rivals after saying marijuana could be a ‘gateway drug’ - Wed, 20 Nov 2019
Joe Biden said Saturday he still opposes legalizing marijuana on the federal level, telling attendees at a town hall in Las Vegas that he wants to see more study on whether it is a "gateway drug."

Severe restrictions imposed on Illinois schools using isolation rooms for students - Wed, 20 Nov 2019
Severe restrictions on the use of isolation rooms are coming down on public schools in the State of Illinois. 

7 key questions heading into the 2020 Democratic debate - Wed, 20 Nov 2019
TONIGHT: 10 Democratic candidates again take the stage at 8 p.m. There is no longer a clear front-runner and there are growing concerns that impeachment may become a distraction from the primary.

Rock Island approves property tax increase - Wed, 20 Nov 2019
Rock Island has officially approved an  8.9%  property tax increase.

These were the big moments from Tuesday’s public impeachment hearings - Tue, 19 Nov 2019
Two top national security aides who listened to President Trump’s call with Ukraine are preparing to testify in the impeachment hearings, launching a week of back-to-back sessions as Americans hear from those closest to the White House.

THIS WEEK: The power (if used) of the Hispanic vote - Sun, 17 Nov 2019
Roughly a third of eligible voters in 2020 will be non-white.

Trump attacks another witness as his impeachment defense faces new tests - Mon, 18 Nov 2019
Impeachment hearings for President Trump resume Tuesday with four witnesses to testify.