Coveted Nobel Peace Prize to be Handed Out Amid Speculation

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The prestigious Nobel Peace Prize will be handed out Friday with plenty of speculation about possible winners but no hints from the Nobel committee, which doesn’t reveal the names of candidates or nominations for 50 years. Names flying around include 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg; Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of…

‘Welcome to Minneapolis’: Trump Rally Roils Liberal Bastion

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (AP) — The conflict and Twitter battles arrived in Minnesota well ahead of President Donald Trump’s touchdown in the state. Trump traded Twitter insults with the Minneapolis mayor over who should pay more than $500,000 in security costs for Thursday’s rally at a downtown arena. He denounced Jacob Frey as a “Radical Left”…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Visits St. Louis To Announce Rural Transportation Initiative

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  There’s a new initiative to address disparities in transportation infrastructure in rural America. On Tuesday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao was in St. Louis to deliver a keynote address at the annual American Association of State Highway and Transportation meeting. It was there that Chao announced the Rural Opportunities to Use…