Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The latest poll on Americans' attitudes to attacking Syria reflects the fatigue of a dozen years of military action in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Associated Press poll shows that only 1 in 5 Americans believe that failing to respond to chemical weapons attacks in Syria would embolden other rogue governments, cutting into a main administration argument.
President Obama is heading to Congress before addressing the nation tonight with fresh hopes of a diplomatic breakthrough that would allow Syria's government to avert U.S. missile strikes if it surrenders its chemical weapons arsenal. His Tuesday meetings with Democratic and Republican lawmakers come at a time that opposition to military action is mounting among Americans and lawmakers.
High pressure in the upper levels of the atmosphere will continue to dominate our weather through Wednesday, keeping hot and humid conditions in the area. Heat indices will be in the upper 90s to low triple digits each afternoon. There will be just enough moisture that an afternoon thunderstorm or two will be possible, but the chance is small. A cold front on Thursday will bring much cooler and more comfortable air the tri-state. Chad has the forecast.
The Evansville city council approves a resolution to have a third party take a closer look at the convention hotel developer. We'll have the story.
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