A Federal Reserve survey shows the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
A Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday found that the U.S. economy held steady during the 16-day partial government shutdown, growing moderately in most regions from October through late November.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 4:40 PM EDT2013-10-17 20:40:19 GMT
(RNN) - By passing a last-minute deal on the debt ceiling, and a 16 days-late deal on the government shutdown, Congress finally got back to doing its job. So, what now? Some people may see it as the timeMore >>
With a budget passed only until January, a debt ceiling deal through February and a bunch of days off for Congress until then, the country may be back in the same situation soon.More >>
Thursday, October 17 2013 5:27 AM EDT2013-10-17 09:27:22 GMT
A last-minute deal has been struck, allowing the federal government to avoid a shutdown. A shutdown would have suspended all federal government services deemed non-essential. All federally-funded museums,More >>
Congress has passed a bill to fund the government and lift the debt ceiling, avoiding default. More >>
Sunday, October 13 2013 6:52 PM EDT2013-10-13 22:52:24 GMT
WASHINGTON, DC (RNN) - Despite the WWII Memorial being closed, members of the Million Vet March have gathered in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown – according to media reports. "We do notMore >>
Veterans gathered at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC to protest the government shutdown.More >>
Saturday, October 12 2013 10:44 PM EDT2013-10-13 02:44:59 GMT
People nationwide have been unable to access welfare benefits through their EBT cards Saturday. Reports on the matter indicated the issue has no connection to the government shutdown.More >>
Xerox, which handles EBT systems in several states, said Saturday night the problem that prevented people from using their cards to shop has now been corrected. More >>
HOOVER, AL (RNN) - SEC Media Days will continue Wednesday with a veritable Golden Corral buffet of college football oversaturation.
Tuesday had its moments. Steve Spurrier was entertaining, Jadeveon Clowney strode through the Wynfrey Hotel being awesome. Ole Miss' Mike Marry wore a pink suit.
Wednesday will be all about Johnny Manziel, the face of the Heisman brand. He's fresh off an early exit from the Manning Passing Camp last weekend, amidst rumors of Friday partying and a Saturday hangover.
Texas A&M kicks off the day at 8:30 a.m. The line is running 8 to 5 that J. Football will make it on time.
Will he arrive wearing a tuxedo, with a Vegas showgirl on each arm, while the PA thunders the opening chords of "Teenage Wasteland?"
He will set the stage for the totally anticlimactic appearances of, in order: Kentucky, Mississippi State, Tennessee, Auburn and Arkansas.
Wednesday's schedule will start with Texas A&M from 8:30 to 11:10
a.m. Coach Kevin Sumlin will speak along with players Toney Hurd Jr.,
Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel and Jake Matthews.
Then Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops, along with players Donte Rumph, Raymond Sanders and Avery Williamson, will take the podium.
11:20 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coach Dan Mullen of Mississippi State will speak.
Player who will speak are Kaleb Eulls, Benardrick McKinney and Tyler
Tennessee will follow with Coach Butch Jones and players Antonio Richardson, Ja'Wuan James and Jacques Smith.
lunch, starting at 2:20 p.m., Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn and players
Chris Davis, Dee Ford and Jay Prosch will take the podium.
Arkansas will end the day with Coach Bret Bielema and players Chris Smith, Kiero Small and Travis Swanson.
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Wednesday, December 11 2013 5:59 PM EST2013-12-11 22:59:37 GMT
(RNN) - I would start with something like, "Guess what day it is…" but that's probably getting old, and it's not original. It sounds better coming from a camel, anyway. No, my friends, there is no needMore >>
Spin the crystal balls, and break out the low-cut dresses. It's time for an awards show fit for the king of all college football conferences.More >>
Friday, December 6 2013 1:35 PM EST2013-12-06 18:35:45 GMT
(RNN) - As the curtain falls on the BCS era, the college football championship picture is, as usual, a colossal mess. But change is in the wind and relief is in sight. Sort of. Next year the championshipMore >>
This will be the last year for the much-criticized Bowl Championship Series, which has produced college football national championship games since 1998. The new College Football Playoff will be just as controversial, but much, much more lucrative. Here's a look at what the future holds.More >>
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