The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays – April 19, 2017

A Georgia congressional special election in a historically conservative district is headed for a runoff. 30 year old Democrat Jon Ossoff, came in at 48%, falling short of the 50% needed to avoid a runoff. Still, it’s another wakeup call for Republicans. A bewildering  misstep left Donald Trump warning that he was sending an “armada” to the waters of the Korean peninsula as a warning to North Korea. But now military officials have acknowledged that the aircraft carrier strike group was moving in the opposite direction to take part in military training with the Australian navy in the Indian Ocean. A California State Senate panel approves a measure that would provide $4,000 grants to low income Community College students who take a full course load of 15 units.

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