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SC gov calls for removal of Confederate flag from state capitol grounds–South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called yesterday for the removal of the Confederate flag from statehouse grounds. “The time has come,” Haley said. “That flag, while an integral part of the past, does not represent the future of our great state.”
Tom Brady appeals his four-game Deflategate suspension Tuesday in New York in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell’s decision upholding, reducing or eliminating the punishment won’t likely cause major changes in perceptions of a four-time Super Bowl champion — perceptions enhanced during a stellar 15-year NFL career, yet sullied in one game in which he may have knowingly used deflated footballs. If the suspension stands, Brady could file a federal lawsuit against the league or Goodell.
Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States — with the biggest gains coming not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Miss., and Portland, Maine. prices nationally climbed 4.3% in May from a year ago. . .creating new financial pressures for many Americans. Rental prices have grown at roughly double the rate of wages.
Fast-moving fire comes within inches of Federal Way homes–A fast-moving brush fire came within inches of devouring several Federal Way homes Monday afternoon, but neighbors and firefighters were able to keep the fire back.