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Maryland-Delaware Shooting Suspect Arrested

The suspected gunman who allegedly killed three people and wounded three others in shootings across two states was apprehended Wednesday night.  The suspected gunman, Radee Prince, 37, was apprehended by U.S. agents and others, the Harford County Sheriff’s Office saids. Prince was also being sought for a shooting in Delaware that took place after the Maryland shooting. ...Read more

Bipartisan Senators Reach Small Deal On Health Care

Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray have reached a deal “in principle” to restore Affordable Care Act cost-sharing reduction payments for two years in exchange for more state flexibility in Obamacare.  The plan would also restore just over $100 million in funding for Obamacare outreach, and the deal would make it easier for states to obtain waivers to customize Obamacare rules to their needs.  ...Read more

Florida Governor Declares State Of Emergency Before White Nationalist’s Speech

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency in Alachua County three days ahead of a scheduled speech at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville by the white nationalist Richard Spencer, in order to free up resources to prepare for possible violence.  Scott said in the order there was a need to implement a coordinated security plan among local and state agencies.   ...Read more

2 North Carolina Prison Workers Killed In Escape Attempt

Two prison employees were killed and 14 other people injured on Thursday when inmates at the Pasquotank Correctional Institution in North Carolina tried to escape, officials said.  The escape attempt began around 3:30 p.m., when inmates set fire to the prison’s sewing plant.  In addition to the 2 employees killed, three prison employees remained hospitalized in critical condition early Friday, and seven others were treated and released. Four inmates were also treated for injuries. ...Read more