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Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia special election

Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia special election

As of right now, nonpartisan Cook Political Report ranks some 70 House seats that could be more competitive than this suburban Atlanta district. The tight battle for Georgia's 6th district special congressional election came to a close on June 20, with a victory in the runoff election by Republican Karen Handel over Democrat Jon Ossoff .



Insider Q&A: Lawyer: NAFTA talks could wrap up this year

On the campaign trail, President Donald Trump promised he would leave the deal, which he described as awful and a job-killer, when he took office. Explore potential NAFTA renegotiation topics and associated implications for Mexican industry and trade.



Cindy continues slow march; Gov. Edwards declares state of emergency

Locally larger amounts could be recorded, so flooding is a big concern; the biggest threat for that looks to fall across southern and western portions of our viewing area. A tornado warning reached east to Pensacola. Deputies urge driver to use alternate routes. MEMA is coordinating with all counties for possible need, and have distributed near 100,000 sandbags to the counties, and are prepared to send more if requested.



Trump Heading to Farm State Iowa for Rally

A handful of Trump supporters actually camped out on the sidewalk Tuesday to hold their place in line for the Trump campaign rally. That rally in Pennsylvania also came as Trump reached his 100th day in office. His staff cited scheduling issues. For those wishing to watch the speech in its entirety, it will be streamed live on WQAD.com and broadcast over-the-air on My TV 8.3.


Thousands attend slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia

Thousands attend slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia

Martinez Torres, a citizen of El Salvador, is being held without bail on a murder charge. "There is nothing like losing a child, especially in the way that we lost Nabra", said Imam Mohamed Magid, the religious leader of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society .


Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency Tuesday because of the threat of torrential rains, unsafe high tides and rip currents. He says relatives and emergency workers tried unsuccessfully to resuscitate the boy. As of mid-morning Wednesday the unorganized storm had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. Authorities in various coastal Louisiana and MS communities handed out sandbags for areas along rivers and bayous.