A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes, but the world's most valuable company says it is complying with the laws and pays "an extraordinary amount" in taxes to the...Full Story >
Now that tech darling Apple Inc. has been dragged front and center into the debate over the U.S. tax code, lawmakers are hoping that the spotlight on such a high-profile company could be the catalyst for Congress to take...Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-05-22 03:02:49 GMT
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger? Take a look around Butler County. It's no secret the area is growing and developing.Full Story >
Does population have anything to do with tornadoes and the damage they leave behind? Or, are storms getting stronger?Full Story >
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - It's a move getting a lot of attention in Kentucky and across the country this week. Tea Party groups around the Commonwealth say they are working to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, targeting his voting record.
The United Tea Party of Kentucky, with at least 15 cities on its bandwagon, is waging a political war against McConnell. For now, the Louisville Tea Party is staying out of the fight.
The state group contends McConnell is a big spending Republican and when it comes to the fiscal cliff, he just pushed taxpayers over another one. Spokesman John Kemper III, a Lexington businessman said it's time for McConnell to retire.
Kemper maintains it's hype that the senator is unbeatable. He said the Minority Leader has a high disapproval rating and a major grass roots effort could take down the political Goliath.
Kemper said, "If he was interested in what we do and what we believe, he would be promoting legislation and putting forward small government ideas, but we haven't seen that from him, so 30 years of media spin and political machine spin has run it's course."
Louisville Tea Party President Sarah Durand is staying neutral, "No incumbent should ever be safe," she said, "Because it's our job, not just as the Tea Party, but as citizens to hold our elected officials accountable, but we need a really good candidate."
Durand said if a strong candidate is found, they might consider joining the effort, but the last thing they want to help create is a Dick Lugar situation in Kentucky.
McConnell's campaign manager Jesse Benton said in a statement, "Senator McConnell is a true friend of the Tea Party and is working to help carry their voices to Washington." Benton who ran the campaigns of Ron Paul and Senator Rand Paul added, "As I talk to grassroots activists across the state, I am very pleased with my reception and the strong relationships we are building."
The United Tea Party of Kentucky said although they are getting plenty of interest, no names of potential candidates are being floated yet.
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundFull Story >
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 9:44 AM EDT2013-05-21 13:44:48 GMT
Eastbound 275 is closed this morning at the Kellogg due to a roll-over accident with an entrapment. The one car accident happened just after 3A-M. The car landed in the median. One person was takenFull Story >
Officers say speed and alcohol are suspected to be factors in the crash. Jones was wearing his seatbelt. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-05-20 21:35:49 GMT
(RNN) - On May 3, 1999, an F5 tornado touched down near Chickasha, OK and cut northeast through the state before dissipating near Midwest City, OK.Monday's tornado that devastated Moore, OK closely followedFull Story >
In 1999, Oklahoma City saw an F5 tornado that caused more than $1 billion in damage. Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:22 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:22:59 GMT
Cincinnati Firefighters are responding to a fire in the 1800 of Jackson Street in Lincoln Heights. Witnesses reported seeing flames on the back side of the building. The location was known as "The SugarFull Story >
Crews from Woodlawn, Evendale and Wyoming are on the scene. The fire is out but the building is still smoking. Full Story >
A 23-year-old father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. Police were called to the parking lot of Headland's State Park in Painesville Township on Sunday around 10:15 p.m. afterFull Story >
A Lake County, Ohio father is charged after allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:39 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:39:58 GMT
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley. It happened just before 10 p.m. Monday night at the location on Madison Road. Initial reports are that two men with guns enteredFull Story >
Police are looking for the suspects who robbed the Fresh Market in Oakley.Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 10:00 PM EDT2013-05-21 02:00:13 GMT
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office. She retired in January 2013 as an Area Manager in Exempt Organizations Determinations. Esrig saysFull Story >
Bonnie Esrig worked for the IRS for 38 years, many of which were spent in the Cincinnati field office.Full Story >
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