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The Clark Howard Show

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Clark Howard

Clark Howard

Radio Pocket Protector, Clark Howard. Howard has carved out a formidable following as the foremost authority on all things economic. In 1993, Clark opened the Consumer Action Center, a fully staffed service that answers consumers' questions located here in Atlanta, Georgia.

Clark Howard 2.22.18

Topics: Topics: Stash can help kids learn how to invest; Amazon customer service scam; Is it considered stealing to share your Netflix or streaming service password?

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Posted: February 22, 2018

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Clark Howard 2.21.18

Topics: Topics: Clark's free credit freeze crusade; Going to prison over your debt; T-Mobile's limited time family plan deal

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Posted: February 21, 2018

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Clark Howard 2.20.18

Topics: Topics: The impact of inflation over the past 20 years; Sizzling deal - a great $20 home security camera; Beware of Facebook marketplace

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Posted: February 20, 2018

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  • One of three nursing home employees accused of repeatedly ignoring a World War II veteran’s last pleas for help before his death has surrendered to authorities. Wanda Nuckles, 61, of Buford, turned herself in to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, sheriff’s spokeswoman Cynthia Williams said. RELATED: Nursing home employees indicted in death of neglected World War II vet Nuckles was a licensed practical nurse at the time of the incident four years ago that left James Dempsey, 89, dead in his room at Northeast Atlanta Rehabilitation Center. She no longer has her credentials, Williams said. She is charged with depriving an elder person of essential services and concealing a death.  Nuckles, Loyce Pickquet Agyeman and Mable Turman were recently indicted in the incident. Agyeman and Turman remain at large, Williams said. VIEW: Map of crime in metro Atlanta NEW: Join the discussion at the AJC's Crime & Safety Facebook group Know what’s really going on with crime and public safety in your metro Atlanta community, including breaking news, trial coverage, trends and the latest on unsolved cases. Sign up for the AJC’s crime and safety newsletter delivered weekly to your inbox. In other news:
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  • President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of John McCain for the senator's dramatic thumbs-down deciding vote last year against the GOP health care repeal. Without using McCain's name, Trump spoke of his move in December that effectively defeated the overhaul in a close vote. The president told the Conservative Political Action Conference that 'except for one Senator, who came into a room at three o'clock in the morning and went like that,' Trump gave a thumbs-down, 'we would have had health care (reform), too.' The crowd booed. Trump added, 'I won't use his name.' McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer last summer and is in Arizona battling the disease. His daughter, Meghan McCain, said Friday on ABC's 'The View,' that she'd address Trump's remarks with her mother, Cindy, next week.
  • The White House has been placed on lockdown following an incident with a vehicle which rammed the security barrier near the building. 
  • A Nevada judge is due to hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit seeking enforcement of a voter-approved gun background-check law that has not been enforced since it passed in November 2016. The measure sought to close a legal loophole that proponents said let people skip background screening when buying guns from another person or online. About two dozen protesters gathered outside the courthouse ahead of the hearing. Former Las Vegas-area sheriff Bill Young, a longtime proponent of the gun-control measure and a protest speaker, accused Nevada politicians of blocking enactment of the measure both before and after a gunman in a high-rise casino shot into an concert crowd on the Las Vegas Strip last Oct. 1, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more. Protest organizer Andrew Woods also pointed to the Feb. 14 shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people. 'This is going on all over the United States,' Young said ahead of the protest. 'But I'm concerned about Las Vegas and Nevada. The politicians are not smarter and do not know more than the citizens of our state.' They concede the measure wouldn't have prevented the Las Vegas gunman from legally obtaining the cache of assault-style weapons he used to unleash the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. But they say it could help keep guns away from other people who shouldn't have them by requiring background checks through a licensed gun dealer when most firearms change hands. Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval and GOP state Attorney General Adam Laxalt call the initiative legally flawed because they say Nevada can't force the FBI to expend federal resources to conduct gun buyer background checks through the National Crime Information Center. 'Clearly, the voters of Nevada have indicated that they want background checks for the private party sale of firearms,' the governor said in a statement Friday. He vetoed a legislative measure in 2013 similar to the initiative that passed in by less than 1 percentage point. Sandoval said Nevada is still conducting state background checks with a system that he called more thorough than federal background checks because it includes buyer mental health and criminal records relating to domestic violence, misdemeanor crimes, arrest reports and restraining orders that are not included in the federal review.
  • The White House is on lockdown after a passenger vehicle struck a security barrier. The U.S. Secret Service tweets that the vehicle 'did not breach the security barrier of the White House complex.' No shots were fired during the incident, the Secret Service says. The agency adds that the female driver of the vehicle was 'immediately apprehended.' Witnesses saw a commotion on the White House grounds as security officers responded. President Donald Trump is hosting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the White House. Turnbull is remaining at the White House as the incident is being investigated. The Secret Service says no law enforcement personnel were injured in the incident.