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Boy Scouts to allow transgender children

(CNN) - The Boy Scouts of America will open membership to transgender children. The organization had previously deferred to an individual's birth certificate to determine eligibility. But a BSA spokeswoman said in a statement: That approach is no longer sufficient…

Warmer Temps Return

If you missed the 60's and 70's...you won't have to wait much longer after a several day hiatus. We'll settle on the other side of an area of high pressure over the next few days bringing…

Airlines offer full refund in wake of travel ban

(CNN) - Several airlines are promising full refunds to travelers caught in president Trump's new travel ban. American, United and Delta Airlines say they are complying with the temporary order banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. But Delta said it…

ExxonMobil may face problems in Iraq

(CNN) - President Donald Trump's travel ban could spell trouble for American businesses in Iraq. Iraq's parliament is demanding that its government reciprocate the policy. Such a ban would hurt ExxonMobil, which pumps oil in Iraq. The energy giant has…

Deal announces Georgia’s Older Adults Cabinet

NEWS RELEASE Gov. Nathan Deal this week announced the creation of Georgia’s Older Adults Cabinet, a committee working to enhance the state’s capacity to serve older adults. The Older Adults Cabinet seeks to identify ways for Georgia to improve the…

Uber pushes back on Trump's executive order

(CNN) - Uber is pushing back against president Trump's immigration order. CEO Travis Kalanick tweeted on Sunday that the ban was against everything that Uber stands for. He also promised to help his drivers affected by the order, setting aside…

Delta Air Lines system down due to technical issue

(CNN) - Delta Air Lines flights are grounded nationwide because of a computer system outage. The FAA says it put a ground stop on all Delta domestic flights Sunday night. But officials say the glitch is not affecting international flights…

Amazon sales tax added in smaller states February 1st

(CNN) - Amazon shoppers, don't be surprised if you see new tax on your purchase after Wednesday. That's when the online retailer will start charging sales tax in at least six more states. They include Colorado, Mississippi, Missouri, Vermont, South…

State lawmaker shot at adult cinema

The incident happened in South Columbus where State Representative Gerald Greene's office initially reported he was robbed and shot at a local gas station but witnesses tell a different story. Robbie…

Petition for Trump tax returns reaches 300K

(CNN) - Almost 400,000 Americans are demanding that president Donald Trump release his tax returns. They made their voices heard by signing a petition on the White House web page. Anybody can use the page to ask the White House…

Pentagon orders Air Force One, F-35 reviews

(CNN) - Defense Secretary James Mattis is asking the pentagon to review two key aerospace programs . One directive calls for a review of the F-35 jet fighter program. President Trump has been critical of these expensive jets. In December,…

Trump announces manufacturing jobs initiative

(CNN) - The White House has released a list of 28 prominent business leaders who will advise president Trump on manufacturing growth. M. Trump made job losses across industrial areas a focus of his campaign; pledging to bring back outsourced…

Zillow offering six-weeks sabbaticals to employees

(CNN) - Zillow wants its loyal employees to take some extended R&R. The online real estate company has started offering six-week sabbaticals to employees who have been with the company for six consecutive years. The perk, being dubbed by the…

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