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WA: Bill Could Limit Vaccine Exemptions

(CNN) - Washington state lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday that limits exemptions for the measles vaccine. The measure eliminates philosophical objections to the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, but preserves religious and medical exemptions. Both of those exemptions would…

Lyft Pulls Electric Bikes, Safety Concerns

(CNN) - Lyft has pulled all of its on-demand electric bicycles from New York, Washington and the San Francisco Bay area. The reason? The company says it's received reports of braking issues with the bikes. There are no reports…

WA Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Measles

(CNN) - In Washington, the governor has declared a state of emergency after the CDC confirms 26 cases of the measles. The measles is highly contagious and can be deadly if small kids get it. As you can, the…

Opelika Teachers Share Dramatic Rescue

Opelika teachers remember the shocking afternoon of their brush with death. Ten Opelika educators in Washington, D.C. for a math conference when an out of control car jumps the curb and plows…

Two Opelika Teachers Involved in Car Wreck in Washington, D.C.

Two Opelika teachers were involved in an accident in Washington, D.C. They have been evaluated by the medical staff and from the reports, Opelika City School Representative Becky Brown said they feel very hopeful for their recovery. They did sustain…

Arrest In Packages Sent to Military, Intel Sites

(CNN) - The FBI has made an arrest in connection to the suspicious packages sent to multiple military locations in the Washington D.C. area Monday. 43-year old Tranh Cong Phan is expected in a Seattle court Tuesday afternoon. Fort McNair,…

Senator Doug Jones Tours Alabama For Series of Meetings

U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) is traveling across Alabama during his first week-long state work period since being sworn into office in January. His tour stops include Mobile, Selma, Centreville, Birmingham, Muscle Shoals, Huntsville, and Montgomery. His tour will highlight…

Trump's DC Hotel Pricier, Emptier than Others in 2017

(CNN) - Average monthly occupancy rates for the Trump International hotel in Washington, D.C. are lower than the industry standard, according to new information obtained by CNN. The data showed that the hotel, which is just a few blocks from…

Perils abroad, full plate at home, as Trump opens 2nd year

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The glamour of his holiday break behind him, President Donald Trump is returning to Washington to face a hefty legislative to-do list, critical midterm elections and perilous threats abroad. Trump is starting his second year…