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life of legendary baseball player babe ruth." >> 1932 world series, babe ruth gets into this back and forth with the picture for the chicago cubs. and it becomes a legend that he's standing at home plate and the cubs and their dog out are going at him, the cubs, and he raises one finger for one strike, for two strikes, and then he points out allegedly to the bleachers, the grandstands, and allegedly setting that's where i'm going to hit the next one. announcer: jane levy, sunday night at 8:00 eastern on q&a. >> about to take you live to the u.s. house, going into session on the agenda today, new sanctions on supporters of the assad regime in syria. and a measure pursuing --
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promoting the u.s. government from withdrawing from nato. it are in the week, the house will consider a number of bills to fund federal agencies and reopen the government. none of those bills in the house contain funding for a border wall which has been requested by trump. when the house comes into session at noon eastern, live coverage on c-span. tion from the speaker. the clerk: the speaker's room, washington, d.c., january 22, 2019. i hereby appoint the honorable donald s. beyer jr. to act as speaker pro tempore on this day. signed, nancy pelosi, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the order of the house of january 3, 2019, the chair will now recognize members from lists submitted by
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the majority and minority leaders for morning hour ebate. the chair will alternate recognition between the parties. all time shall be equally allocated between the parties and in no event shall debate continue beyond 1:50 p.m. each member other than the majority and minority leaders and minority whip shall be limited to five minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from arkansas, mr. hill, for five minutes. mr. hill: i thank the speaker. mr. speaker, i rise today to recognize the choir from immaculate conception church from little rock, arkansas, for being invited at the inaugural dublin festival in ireland. more than 240 voices from around the united states will sing together at the festival and immaculate conception is the only group from our state of arkansas. the group of 48 parishioners ranging in age from 10 to 87 is ed by music director steve
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gullimet. they'll travel to belfast where they'll attend mass and perform during the service. along with their performances they will be raising money to support local hunger and poverty programs and the parish there will host them. i congratulate them on their hard work and i wish them the very best as they represent our state in ireland. mr. speaker, i rise today to recognize the achievements of cooper, the arkansas canoe club black ops advance trash removal team. cooper founded the black ops team to promote water quality and clean up trash in northern arkansas. they have retrieved two giant -- and they rtable
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have hauled out more than 2,400 tires and 24,000 pounds from arkansas waterways. i'd like to extend gratitude to the canoe club for their worthwhile commitment for their environment and our natural resources. mr. speaker, i rise today to recognize north little rock, arkansas' surgical hospital for being awarded the physician hospital of the year by the physicians hospitals of america. this recognition recognize nices a hospital with long and exceptional record of high-quality community service and leadership. arkansas' surgical hospital was one of only 19 hospitals in the united states, and the only one in arkansas to receive double five star status from the centers for medicaid and medicare services, c.m.s., and obtain the highest rankings for both overall quality and patient satisfaction. the hospital opened in 2005
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with 16 beds and five operating rooms but quickly outgrew its space. to meet increasing demand for patient care in 2006, the hospital broke ground on expansion that brought the facility to 51 beds and nine operating rooms. the facility continues to grow and helps 15,000 patients on an annual basis. thank you to the dedication for the work of the surgical hospital for patient-centered care in central arkansas. mr. speaker, i rise today to recognize the pediatric intensive care unit at little rock, arkansas' children's hospital. they have received the silver level beacon award for excellence by the american association of critical care nurses. the beacon award for excellence recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and demonstrate effective leadership and
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communication. arkansas children's is the only hospital and unit in the state to earn this recognition and one of only 497 hospitals that currently hold the award. its history of excellence and patient care dates back to its founding in 1912. as a former director and supporter of arkansas children's hospital, i congratulate them on their 106-year legacy of leadership in patient-centered care -- and patient-centered care. this recognition of the beacon award and their qualified service to the kids of arkansas. thank you, mr. speaker, and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 12-a of rule 1, the chair declares the house in recess
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legendary baseball player babe ruth. >> 1932 world series. >> and babe ruth gets into this back and forthwith charlie ruth, the pitcher for the chicago cubs, and it becomes a legend that, you know, he's standing at home plate and the cubs in their dug route are yelling at them. the yankees are yelling back at the cubs and he raises one finger for one strike, two strikes, and then he points out to the -- allegedly -- this is the myth -- that he points out to the bleachers, the grand stands, pointing and allegedly saying, i'm hitting the next one. >> jane levy, sunday night at 8:00 eastern on c-span's "q&a." >> "the washington post" hosted an

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