News Shorts Weather and Sports for Monday, January 22, 2018


Weather Update for Monday, January 22, 2018 – Early morning fog and rain continues into Monday

 Check here for the latest in school closings

(AP) Senate talks fall short, shutdown extends into workweek

(AP) Pence kicks off Israel visit with Netanyahu meeting

(AP) ‘Executed’ North Korean pop diva takes Olympic spotlight

(AP) With a lighter touch, SAG Awards follows a familiar script

(AP) Trump business ethics pledges left plenty room for profiting

(AP) Survivors of Taliban attack on Kabul hotel recount ordeal

(BBC) Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

 (AP) Fugitive Puigdemont in Denmark, Spanish seek arrest warrant

 (AP) Turkish troops face fierce battles in Syrian Kurdish enclave

 (BBC) Army chief to call for investment to keep up with Russia

 (BBC) Amazon opens a supermarket with no checkouts

(AP via NWI Times) Indiana bill revamps struggling school district oversight

“How long do we go before somebody is held responsible?” Brown said.

Given the financial demise of many school districts in Indiana, Munster, Gary and Muncie to name a few, perhaps these measures would assure the taxpayers that their hard earned tax dollars are being looked over and not misspent on lucrative contracts or bonuses while funding earmarked for the classroom is drastically reduced.






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