NASDAQ 4258.438 ↑+41.047S&P 500 1886.76 ↑+24.00
Add your stock symbol(s) to the stock ticker (up to 10).    Click your browser's refresh button to update quotes.
Meridian Local News Meridian Views & Opinions Top Stories Sports News
 
 
Yahoo! News: Top Stories  
Yahoo! News: Sports News  
Syria's Kurdish fighters: U.S. arms drop will 'help greatly'Manning breaks Favre's TD mark in 42-17 (Yahoo Sports)

Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters ride a vehicle in the western outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobane on October 17, 2014Kurdish fighters also say they hope to receive additional assistance.


Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) celebrates his 509th career touchdown pass with teammates during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DENVER (AP) -- Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' 42-17 victory Sunday night.


Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in DallasRomo, Murray carry Cowboys past Giants 31-21 (Yahoo Sports)
DALLAS (AP) — Ebola fears began to ease for some Monday as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship scare ended with the boat returning to port and a lab worker on board testing negative for the virus.

Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant (88) and DeMarco Murray (29) celebrate Murray's touchdown run against the New York Giants during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- If Tony Romo really is becoming the second option in the Dallas offense, he's perfectly happy handing the leading role to DeMarco Murray.


House Dems raise $17M in September, spend $37MRams hold off Seahawks 28-26 (Yahoo Sports)

DNC Chairwoman and Rep. Debbie Wasserman SchultzWASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats' campaign arm on Monday said it raised almost $17 million last month and has $34 million saved for the final weeks of the election.


St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey, left, is congratulated by teammates after running a punt back 90 yards for a touchdown during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Walking off the field, his back to the huddle, Austin Davis had no idea the St. Louis Rams would gamble in this spot. Not backed up at their 18.


U.S. Ebola czar seeks to reverse government mistakes, step up responseSEC is 1st conference to put 4 in top 5 of AP poll (Yahoo Sports)

File photo of U.S. Senator Whitehouse talking to Klain, then-Chief of Staff for U.S. Vice President Biden, in WashingtonBy Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ebola czar Ron Klain faces a hefty to-do list when he begins his new role: soothe Americans' jitters about the virus, fix federal coordination with states, and restore a sense of control over the crisis that the White House had lost. Klain, a former senior aide in two Democratic administrations who is known for his keen political antenna, also must smooth over tensions with lawmakers who are angry about the government's missteps and mixed messages. ...


FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2014, file photo, Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott (15) leads teammates as they greet fans following their NCAA college football game against Southern Mississippi at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Miss. Prescott says he is taking steps to avoid being the next college football star to have issues with autographs.

The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five - all from the western division.


Two arrested in death of Saudi student in California: reportKeselowski keeps title hopes alive at Talladega (Yahoo Sports)

Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi is pictured in this undated handout photo(Reuters) - Two people have been arrested in the death of a college student from Saudi Arabia whose remains were found alongside a freeway in a Southern California desert city, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, was last seen at his home in the Los Angeles suburb of Reseda on Sept. 17. Authorities discovered his body in Palm Desert, roughly 125 miles (200 km) to the southeast, on Thursday. His body was identified on Friday. Police declined to release details on the arrests and are planning a news conference on Monday, the newspaper reported. ...


Brad Keselowski celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -- Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down - not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.




 Meridian Local News   
 
 

 Meridian Views and Opinions
Capitalism and The Wealth Gap

When it comes to the efficient delivery of goods and services, capitalism is the proven economic model that puts people to work and products on the shelves. Whether those jobs end up paying enough money to purchase the items on those shelves is another matter, however.

Why Midterm Elections Are Important

Now that the primaries are over, it is time to focus on the general midterm elections.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

Religious Freedom Bill - Protecting The Faithful or Legalized Discrimination?

After a much heated national debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial bill that would have allowed people and businesses in the state to refuse services to LBGT people based on their religious belief.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 
Advertise on TNCN