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NC School District Removes First Grade Book About Dress-Wearing Boy Following Complaints

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A school district in North Carolina has pulled a book that was set to be a part of First Grade curriculum after teachers and lawmakers complained about its content regarding a little boy who liked to wear dresses. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools had originally planned to make the book “Jacob’s New Dress” a part of the anti-bullying reading plan for Child Abuse Prevention Month. The 2014 book, written by Sarah and Ian Hoffman, is meant to teach children about those who are “gender non-conforming.” “Jacob’s New Dress” is a story about a boy who likes to wear a princess...

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POTUS Trump Pulls Healthcare Bill (VIDEO)

Today, Republicans tried to scrape up the votes to pass a highly unpopular healthcare bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. It is being reported that President Trump has pulled the bill due to lack of votes. Fox News reports: GOP pulls Obamacare replacement bill amid faltering support.   BREAKING: NO VOTE ON #OBAMACARE REPEAL: House vote postponed at last minute — Fox News (@FoxNews) March 24, 2017   .@SpeakerRyan: “The worst is yet to come with ObamaCare.” — Fox News (@FoxNews) March 24, 2017   .@SpeakerRyan: “The worst is yet to come with ObamaCare.” — Fox...

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Stocks close mixed after House pulls health-care bill

U.S. equities closed mixed Friday after a choppy trading session with NBC News reporting the House pulled a key health-care bill. “I think you will have a rally if he pulls the bill. He didn’t have the votes to get it done,” said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at the NYSE for UBS. “They’ll now move on to tax reform. at least that’s what the market will believe and the market will move on.” The Dow Jones industrial average, which had traded more than 100 points lower earlier in the session, closed about 60 points lower. The 30-stock...

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California may face ‘significant risk’ from Oroville Dam

OROVILLE (CBS13) — A team of experts warns that if the main spillway at the Oroville Dam isn’t fixed by the next rainy season, the state is a “very significant risk.” A five-member team of independent consultants released a report explaining the dire need for a spillway fix and the tight schedule. “Whatever it is they’re going to do, they’ll have to design it fast,” said Ron Stork, a flood-control expert in Sacramento. Stork says he wasn’t surprised by the findings in the report. “The DWR has a really tough job to try and do to get that spillway...

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Rachel Maddow: Trump ‘Totally’ Could Have Leaked His Own 2005 Tax Return

Wednesday on ABC’s ‘The View,” MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said President Donald Trump “totally” could have leaked his own 2005 taxes, which she featured on her show last week. Maddow said, “It totally could’ve come from Trump, which is like such a bizarre human drama at the center of this. As far as I’m concerned, the only thing that matters is, is that document real? That’s the...

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