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WLRH's Beth Norwood had the pleasure of meeting and talking with Lindsay Monroe, who is walking across the U.S. She plans to do this in eight months. Her web site is www.lindsaywalks.com and here is an interview featuring some of Lindsay's adventures!

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Aviation giant Boeing, a corporate sponsor of the inauguration and one of the country's largest exporters, is planning new buyouts and layoffs on top of nearly 11,000 job cuts last year.

Despite President Obama's executive order to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, dozens of detainees from the war on terror are still there.

When Trump becomes president, he may violate the lease on his Washington, D.C., hotel. A government agency owns the building, and the contract specifies no elected U.S. official may hold the lease.

These sugary spuds are cheap and easy to grow, but the rise of postwar industrialization and processed foods made them less popular. Now, fad diets and trendy restaurants have sparked a renaissance.

Perry, nominee for energy secretary, has significant experience with energy as the former governor of Texas, but has little in regards to the nuclear weapons he'd be responsible for protecting.

With the future of the Affordable Care Act on the line, health insurance benefits for workers at large companies hang in the balance.

Judges in Seoul said early Thursday there was insufficient cause to arrest the head of South Korea's most powerful conglomerate. But he's not exonerated.

Perdue is popular with farmer groups and establishment Republicans. If he is confirmed, he will be in charge of food aid to the poor and other programs that some members of Congress want to cut.

A dazzling speedster, a slugger, and one of the best catchers the game has ever seen will be enshrined at Cooperstown.

Scott Pruitt also told a Senate committee on Wednesday it's not clear how to measure humanity's effect on the climate. As attorney general of Oklahoma, he has filed many lawsuits against the agency.

In its update of ethics rules aimed at protecting patients, the Obama administration decided against a provision that scientists said would hinder research. Consumer advocates aren't happy.

New rules for organic farming will require farmers to give chickens more pasture. Some of the biggest organic egg producers will have to change their practices, or stop calling their eggs organic.

The execution of Ricky Gray on Wednesday was the first known instance of a state using midazolam, a sedative, that was not manufactured by a pharmaceutical company.

President Obama is the first president to serve eight years with the U.S. at war nonstop, from beginning to end. Donald Trump now inherits ongoing conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

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