May 26, 2016

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Republican presidential candidate with a big wrench visits Donna’s Diner

ELYRIA – Republican presidential candidate John Davis carries a massive wrench painted red, white and blue. “Nobody forgets a guy with a wrench,” the 54-year-old Grand Junction, Colo., contractor said Monday during a campaign stop at Donna’s Diner. Davis said he didn’t realize until one of the diner’s customers told him that the wrench he Read More…

Sotomayor confirmed as first Hispanic justice on Supreme Court

  WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Sonia Sotomayor today as the first Hispanic justice on the Supreme Court. The vote was 68-31 for Sotomayor, President Barack Obama’s first high court nominee. She becomes the 111th justice and just the third woman to serve. Democrats praised the 55-year-old Sotomayor as a mainstream moderate. But most Republicans voted Read More…

New auto emission standards save on oil, but hit the wallet

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama`s new fuel and emission standards for cars and trucks will save billions of barrels of oil but are expected to cost consumers an extra $1,300 per vehicle by the time the plan is complete in 2016. Obama on Tuesday planned to announce the first-ever national emissions limits for vehicles, Read More…