Drivers Stranded After Winter Storm

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 29, 2014
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ATLANTA (AP) — Students spent the night on buses or at schools, commuters abandoned their cars or idled in them all night and the highways-turned-parking lots iced over when a winter storm slammed the city, creating a treacherous traffic jam that lasted into Wednesday.

It wasn’t clear exactly how many people were still stranded on the roads, a day after the …

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Obama Vows to Flex Presidential Powers in Speech

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 28, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor. He unveiled an array of modest executive actions to increase the minimum wage for federal contract workers and make it easier for …

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State of the Union Speech To Challenge Congress on Minimum Wage

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 28, 2014
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Hear tonight’s State of the Union address live in its entirety on KXL at 6:00pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Challenging lawmakers, President Barack Obama will announce Tuesday night in his State of the Union address that he’s raising the minimum wage for new federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour, underscoring a go-it-alone strategy in an election year critical to both parties …

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Poo Pourri-The Sweet Smell Of Success

Posted by Dan Mitchinson on January 27, 2014
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Suzy Batiz has been working for years to get rid of foul bathroom odors.

“My husband is the inspiration” she says laughing during a recent phone interview. “He’s a very stinky guy.”

After nine months of testing homemade formulas on her husband, kids and friends, Batiz came up with a winning formula.

“My backgrounds with aroma therapies, I love to …

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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 20, 2014
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ATLANTA (AP) — Hundreds of people filled Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Monday to remember and reflect on the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., one of many events across the nation to honor the slain civil rights leader.

The service at Ebenezer featured prayers, songs, music and speakers. Across the country, there were also speeches, parades, marches …

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