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Posted Thursday, December 14, 2017 by WLRH News

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Freshman Rep. Ruben Kihuen D-Nev., won't run again in 2018 but said he plans to serve out his term.

His announcement comes a day after the House Ethics Committee said it opened an investigation into the harassment allegations leveled at the 37-year-old freshman congressman from Nevada.

The leader of the Austria's far-right Freedom Party, Heinz-Christian Strache (left), and the leader of Austria's conservative People's Party, Sebastian Kurz, hold a joint press conference in Vienna on Saturday.

The country's chancellor finalized a deal Friday to form a governing coalition with a party that has Nazi roots.

A report from <em>The Washington Post</em> said the health agency was issued a list of prohibited words from the Trump administration.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysts have been told to omit words such as "vulnerable," "transgender" and "evidence-based" from an upcoming budget. Critics say it amounts to censorship.

Farmers pick crops at Soul Fire Farm in New York state. It's run by Leah Penniman, a farmer and activist working to diversify the farming community and reconnect people to their food.

More than nine of 10 farm owners in the U.S. are white. A movement to change that is selling farming to people of color as a healthy lifestyle — and a way to fight discrimination.

Melissa Barham, April Treadway, Jake Barham and Emily Barham at the Las Vegas music festival where the Oct. 1 shooting occurred.

Melissa Barham went to the Jason Aldean concert with her family. They all escaped without physical injury, but Barham is wrestling with the emotional aftereffects, especially during the holidays.

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