wayneindependent.com http://www.wayneindependent.com/section/ wayneindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:37:35 +0000 Today in the News: Death row mom gets a new trial http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339935?rssfeed=true Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339935 News to know

Mississippi death row inmate Michelle Byrom will get a new trial, the state supreme court ruled today. Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood wanted the execution to take place in March, but the high court wouldn't grant the OK to go ahead, and now Byrom's case has been sent back to trial. Byrom was accused of killing her husband, [...]]]> Deadline dash: Glitches slow health care sign-ups http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339932?rssfeed=true Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:38:25 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339932 Russia showers Crimea with promises of funding http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339979?rssfeed=true Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339979 Koreas trade fire; island residents in shelters http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339981?rssfeed=true Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339981 Jim Hillibish: Grocery, restaurant prices climb http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339978?rssfeed=true Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:57:07 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339978 Food inflation so far is higher than the Consumer Price Index. This year’s CPI is up 0.1 in two months while the price of beef and veal has jumped 4 percent at the same time.
The average wage increase for 2014 will be 3 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The beef increase is on top of a 22 percent rise last year. [...]]]>
Objects seen in Malaysia Airlines jet search are fishing equipment http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339989?rssfeed=true Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:26:03 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339989 Morning Jolt: 'Obamacare' deadline is today http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339992?rssfeed=true Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:56:39 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339992  

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Today is the deadline to sign up for "Obamacare." Last week the Obama administration said that 6 million people had signed up, short of the 7 million it had anticipated, but a relative success after the initial hiccups of the enrollment process. Officials say the success of the program won't be known, however, until after Obamacare is fully functioning.

Opening [...]]]> New objects seen, but still no evidence of jet http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140329/NEWS/140329664?rssfeed=true Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:15:50 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140329/NEWS/140329664 Today in the News: Gwyneth Paltrow says working moms have it easier than her http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329679?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329679 Quote of note

"It's much harder for me. I feel like I set it up in a way that makes it difficult because ... for me, like if I miss a school run, they are like, 'Where were you?' I don't like to be the lead, so I don't (have) to work every day, you know, I have little things that I like and obviously I want it to be good and challenging and interesting, and be with good people and that kind of thing. ... I think it's different when you have an office job, because it's [...]]]> Business update: GM tells dealers to stop selling some Chevy Cruzes http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329666?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:03:24 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329666 NTSB: Train operator in Chicago crash had fallen asleep http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329682?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329682 New Malaysia Airlines plane search area turns up objects http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329683?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329683 Obama health law fails to gain support http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329687?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:30:27 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329687 Morning Jolt: Breakfast battle - McDonald's to offer free coffee http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329688?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:00:21 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329688 In the news

McDonald's announced today that it will offer customers a free small coffee for two weeks, starting on Monday. The move comes after Taco Bell rolled out its first ever breakfast menu. A new breakfast competitor has McDonald's worried, as it already is reporting slow sales, according to CNN.

Happening today

The [...]]]> Today in the News: CDC says autism has risen 30 percent in two years http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329701?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329701 News to know

According to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 U.S. kids has autism. That is a rise of 30 percent from numbers two years ago, which were 1 in 88. The CDC looked at 8-year-old children in 11 states to get the numbers. Also in the report was that autism overwhelmingly affects boys: 1 in 42 boys has autism, while [...]]]> Business update: $1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329696?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:50:30 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329696 NTSB: Train operator in Chicago crash had fallen asleep http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329733?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329733 Malaysia Airlines jet search cut short; more satellites spot objects http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329734?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329734 Morning Jolt: Obama meets Pope Francis http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329732?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:05:13 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329732 In the news

President Barack Obama and Pope Francis met for the first time this morning, and they will be holding talks today. The two are at the Vatican, and a statement from the White House said the two will talk about a "shared commitment to fighting poverty and growing (income) inequality." The Affordable Care Act and contraception might also come [...]]]> Mudslide recovery brings tears to searchers http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329740?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:40:24 +0000 http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329740 wayneindependent.com http://www.wayneindependent.com/section/ wayneindependent.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:37:35 +0000