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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

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Supreme Court Seems Divided Over EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration’s first-ever regulations aimed at reducing power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

03/26/2015

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Alabama Joins Suit Challenging Federal Immigration Action

Alabama Attorney Gen. Luther Strange has joined a lawsuit filed by Texas challenging the Obama administration’s recently announced executive actions on immigration.

12/03/2014

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Alabama Bill Would Repeal Common Core Curriculum Standards

A state legislator is seeking a Senate floor showdown on his proposal to repeal the Common Core curriculum standards, an issue that has divided the state’s Republicans and sparked passionate debate over what the standards mean for Alabama classrooms.

02/22/2014

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Dear Lorraine, Help Wanted!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about the IRS scandal and the sanctions taken by the Obama administration. Your child hates the ghetto name you gave them, would you be upset or […]

WAOK-AM–05/16/2013

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Drone Strikes…Gay Scouts Delayed..National Black HIV/Aids Day And More!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we discussed the leak of the 16 page memo on U.S. drone strikes by the Obama administration and whether it is legal or ok to kill Americans who are […]

WAOK-AM–02/07/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013