What’s in the Dems’ Inflation Reduction Act, Health Care, Climate, and Tax Bill?

Washington – More than a year after President Biden unveiled his sweeping domestic spending plan, the Senate on Sunday approved a narrower $740 billion package which aims to tackle healthcare costs, tax big corporations and make historic investments in the fight against climate change. The plan, called the Inflation Reduction Act, passed the upper house along party lines, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tie-breaking vote. Democrats used a legislative process called budget reconciliation to pass the measure amid unanimous opposition from Republicans. The House is set to return to Washington briefly from its summer break on Friday to…

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Breaking news: No one is shoving vegan meat down your throat! | JAM’N 107.5

Jubal Fresh reported on a new study where scientists partially revived the organs of a dead pig! Does this mean we’ll soon be able to bring people back from the dead!? May be! Who are you bringing back? You can click here to get all the information about this scientific breakthrough here. Alex Fresh reports on people who lie under oath when you should never lie under oath! After swearing in court during his defamation case, host Alex Jones was literally caught in a web of lies when it was revealed his lawyers accidentally sent his text message reports. You…

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Staging at Old Stage – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Melvin White of Cave Junction, left, and Travis Smith of Merlin, firefighters with a Grayback Type 2 Initial Attack Team, train Monday in a staging area at J. Herbert Stone Nursery in Central Point. [Jamie Lusch / Mail Tribune] J. Herbert Stone Nursery, the US Forest Service facility at 2606 Old Stage Road in Central Point, is being used as a staging area for contract firefighters and crews arriving in the area to fight wildfires . The site has been in use since July 30, the day after the McKinney fire broke out in Siskiyou County, California, and lightning strikes…

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BREAKING NEWS: ‘Grease’ star Olivia Newton-John dies at 73

Grammy-winning actress and artist Olivia Newton-John, best known for her role in Grease, has died peacefully at home at the age of 73, according to a post on her verified Facebook account. Credit: Facebook The Facebook post, which was posted by her husband, says: Dame Olivia Newton-John (73) died peacefully at her ranch in Southern California this morning, surrounded by family and friends. We ask that everyone respect the family’s privacy at this difficult time. Olivia has been a symbol of triumph and hope for over 30 years sharing her journey with breast cancer. Her healing inspiration and pioneering experience…

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Firefighters face red flag warning – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Firefighters work to secure fire lines on the McKinney Fire amid hot and smoky conditions. [Photo courtesy of Klamath National Forest ] McKinney Fire reaches 60,271 acres Firefighters are facing a red flag warning Monday for hot, dry and windy conditions as they battle the McKinney wildfire near Yreka in Northern California. Firefighters are facing the same conditions battling a cluster of wildfires in southern Oregon north of Crater Lake National Park. The largest wildfire in Oregon or California, the McKinney Fire, was 60,271 acres and 40 percent contained as of Monday morning. On Sunday, hot and windy conditions fueled…

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Foreign soldiers arrived in Ukraine after Russia invaded. After five months, the clashes are taking a heavy toll.

After a thrilling first few months of unexpected successes that boosted morale among Ukrainian ranks, the reality of Europe’s bloodiest conflict since World War II has taken its toll on some of the thousands of foreign fighters who traveled from the ‘foreigner to fight the Russian invaders. The war has long since overtaken Ukraine’s victory in the suburbs of Kyiv, which are still scarred by the mass graves and blown-up buildings of the Russian occupation. Instead, after months of battle, soldiers press for excruciatingly incremental gains from trenches in the grassy plains and agricultural fields of the country’s east and…

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BREAKING: Travis McMichael sentenced to life in prison for federal hate crime

A U.S. District Court judge sentenced McMichael on Monday August 8, 2022 10:15 am Published: August 8, 2022 10:15 am Updated: August 8, 2022 at 10:16 am SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – The white man who killed Ahmaud Arbery after chasing the 25-year-old black man through a Georgia neighborhood has been sentenced to life in prison for committing a federal hate crime. Travis McMichael was sentenced Monday by a U.S. District Court judge in the port city of Brunswick. His punishment is largely symbolic, as McMichael was previously sentenced to life in prison without parole in a Georgia state court for…

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David McCullough, Pittsburgh-born historian and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 89 – WPXI

PITTSBURGH — David McCullough, Pittsburgh native historian and renowned Pulitzer Prize winner, has died at age 89, his family announced. Download the FREE WPXI News app for breaking news alerts. According to a post on McCullough’s Facebook page, the author died Sunday surrounded by his five children. Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald released the following statement about McCullough’s death: “David McCullough was one of the great American historians; he is one of us, a man who grew up here with us. Although his life’s path took him elsewhere, he was always proud of his Pittsburgh roots. His deep love of…

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