>La Grande Observer | Union and Wallowa Counties' News Leader

La Grande, OR forecast
& Eastern Oregon University Valley Cam

http://tinyurl.com/n2723qt
Observer news NE Oregon Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Follow LaGrandeObserver.com

Today's front page

Image of The Observer's Front Page

Get Home Delivery of The Observer for only $8.50 per month, $9.50 for motor routes. Just click here and after filling out one simple and secure online form you could be on your way to learning more information about local, state and world news.

manage your account »

Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow News arrow Local News arrow 10 Things to Know for Monday, Dec. 9

10 Things to Know for Monday, Dec. 9

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. SOUTH AFRICA'S EXTENDED FAREWELL TO MANDELA

The civil-rights campaigner's life is being memorialized in old bedrocks of resistance to white domination as well as former bastions of loyalty to apartheid. World leaders will gather Tuesday for a service in Johannesburg.

2. SENATE DEMOCRATS PUSH OBAMA NOMINEES

Democrats are ready to muscle through the president's choices for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs, but Republicans retain enough power to slow the appointments.

3. STORM TURNS NFL STADIUMS INTO WINTER WONDERLANDS

The snow fell so heavily in Philadelphia that yard markers at Lincoln Financial Field — where the Eagles beat the Lions — were completely obscured. The weather canceled some 2,000 flights nationwide.

4. 'WE NEED TO COMPLETELY CHANGE THOSE IN POWER'

Protester Kostyantyn Meselyuk echoes the desires of hundreds of thousands of other demonstrators in Ukraine who flooded the center of Kiev to demand President Viktor Yanukovych's ouster.

5. THAI PM DISSOLVES PARLIAMENT

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra also calls for elections in an attempt to calm the country's deepening political crisis as anti-government protesters vow to keep up pressure.

6. WHO ELSE IS FEELING LEFT OUT OF OBAMACARE

Some insurers and insurance agents are calling on the White House to allow them to bypass healthcare.gov and enroll consumers directly amid growing complaints about problems with enrollment information generated from the website.

7. FOLLOWING 47 CLOSURES, CHICAGO SCHOOLS IN TRANSITION

Some teachers and parents complain that overcrowding in the remaining schools is making the moves difficult.

8. KENNEDY HONORS FOR BILLY JOEL, SANTANA

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock, opera star Martina Arroyo and actress Shirley MacLaine also receive the nation's highest award for arts and culture.

9. WHAT'S STANDING IN WAY OF NEW BRAVES BALLPARK

The Atlanta Tea Party is blasting a deal for some $400 million in public money to put the big-league team into a new stadium in the suburbs.

10. FLORIDA ST-AUBURN TITLE GAME TO USHER OUT BCS ERA

The Seminoles and the Tigers will meet in the final BCS championship game on Jan. 6.

 
blog comments powered by Disqus
News
Local / Sports / Business / State / National / Obituaries / Public Notices
Opinion
Editorials / Letters / Guest Columns / Columnists
Features
Outdoors / Ag / Spiritual / Go Magazine / Portraits
Classifieds
View all classifieds / Jobs / Autos / Real Estate / Rentals / Place an Ad
The Observer
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Site Map
Also Online
Photo Reprints / Slideshows / Weather and Valley Cam / /index.php?option=com_rss&feed=RSS2.0&no_html=1">RSS Feed ?> RSS Feed

Follow La Grande Observer headlines on Follow La Grande Observer headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use

LaGrandeObserver.com works best with the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer or Apple Safari

propecia 1mg viagra acheter en ligne viagra tilaus dapoxetine generika venta de levitra cialis hollande vendita priligy levitra espana cialis farmacias similares viagras sin recetas achat levitra viagra online holland cialis mujer viagra d'inde viagra generika aus deutschland cialis kaufen schweiz prezzo priligy cialis farmaco generico achat rapide viagra laboratoire indien viagra