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The Tampa Tribune
Lawmakers advance Hillsborough-only ride-share billTALLAHASSEE — A House committee advanced a bill that would give Hillsborough Co
Lawmakers advance Hillsborough-only ride-share bill
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 hours ago
TALLAHASSEE — A House committee advanced a bill that would give Hillsborough County regulatory powers over ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft, but the measure could be dead on arrival in the Senate over disagreements on background checks and... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Legislator introduces bill to protect more youths against concussionsA California assemblyman has proposed legislation to increase safety and protec
Legislator introduces bill to protect more youths against concussions
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 hours ago
A California assemblyman has proposed legislation to increase safety and protect young athletes from concussions. Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, said current legislation only addresses school sports, and hasn't been updated since... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Vote on smaller June school construction bond possible within weekThe Brown administration and the Legislature’s Democratic leaders are moving to
Vote on smaller June school construction bond possible within week
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
The Brown administration and the Legislature’s Democratic leaders are moving to craft a school construction bond package for the June ballot significantly smaller than one already scheduled to come before voters in November. The move would require a... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
California Lawmaker Looks to Make Football Safer for Young PlayersSACRAMENTO -- As the nation was captivated by the football game that has becom
California Lawmaker Looks to Make Football Safer for Young Players
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 3 days ago
SACRAMENTO -- As the nation was captivated by the football game that has become its most popular sporting event, California lawmakers are looking to make the sport safer for its youngest players. "Showing kids the helmet isn't used as a weapon,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento lawmakers want state money for American River ParkwayThe American River Parkway could receive millions in additional state funding u
Sacramento lawmakers want state money for American River Parkway
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
The American River Parkway could receive millions in additional state funding under legislation introduced by Sacramento area lawmakers. Assembly Bill 1716 would create a Lower American River Conservancy with a 12-member governing board. The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bill would cap out-of-state enrollment at University of CaliforniaThe Legislature may be putting its foot down on growing nonresident enrollment
Bill would cap out-of-state enrollment at University of California
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
The Legislature may be putting its foot down on growing nonresident enrollment at the University of California. Assemblymen Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, and Jose Medina, D-Riverside, on Tuesday announced a proposal to withhold state funding from UC... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Democrats break with governor, demand vote on water tunnelsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Six Northern California Democrats are breaking from G
Democrats break with governor, demand vote on water tunnels
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Six Northern California Democrats are breaking from Gov. Jerry Brown to demand a vote on his proposed tunnels to send water to Southern California. Democratic Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman of Stockton said Friday... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida's search for new insurance chief a priority for Rick Scott, CabinetTALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet plan to replace the depar
Florida's search for new insurance chief a priority for Rick Scott, Cabinet
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet plan to replace the departing insurance commissioner through a nationwide search, which they hope will be completed long before he leaves office and the start of hurricane season. The job will be... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Insurance reform group seeks national commissioner searchThe Florida Association for Insurance Reform is calling for Gov. Rick Scott and
Insurance reform group seeks national commissioner search
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
The Florida Association for Insurance Reform is calling for Gov. Rick Scott and the state Cabinet to conduct a national search to find a replacement for outgoing Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty. FAIR, headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, detailed... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Suspected thief tries to steal police car, sits in officer's lapA suspected car thief trying to run from police got a surprise when he tried to
Suspected thief tries to steal police car, sits in officer's lap
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 22 days ago
A suspected car thief trying to run from police got a surprise when he tried to steal a police patrol car and wound up sitting in an officer’s lap. Kevin McCarty will have a video report at 5 p.m. on KIRO 7 News. Fife police Lt. Tom Thompson said... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Suspect in South Hill mother’s murder held on $2M bailAustin Moores Nelson walked into a Pierce County courtroom wearing a suicide-pr
Suspect in South Hill mother’s murder held on $2M bail
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 22 days ago
Austin Moores Nelson walked into a Pierce County courtroom wearing a suicide-prevention smock. The 19-year-old is charged with shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend's mother, Teresa Ryan, outside her South Hill home Monday morning. Kevin McCarty... Read more
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Daily Mail
UMass Boston bans smoking and tobacco on campusUMass Boston students, visitors, and staff will no longer be able to smoke outd
UMass Boston bans smoking and tobacco on campus
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
UMass Boston students, visitors, and staff will no longer be able to smoke outdoors thanks to campus-wide tobacco ban The ban was announced Tuesday and will be effective immediately Smoking was already banned inside the school's facilities Boston... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Mother killed outside car while 5-old sat in backseatWhen a 40-year-old woman was murdered in Pierce County on Monday morning, her 5
Mother killed outside car while 5-old sat in backseat
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 24 days ago
When a 40-year-old woman was murdered in Pierce County on Monday morning, her 5-year-old daughter watched from the backseat of a car, detectives say. Key developments according to police: The woman was shot and killed outside her home in the 12000... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Brown's California Preschool Overhaul Raises ConcernsGov. Jerry Brown wants to reshape California’s state-funded preschool, but his
Brown's California Preschool Overhaul Raises Concerns
KPBS San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
Gov. Jerry Brown wants to reshape California’s state-funded preschool, but his proposal worries some Democratic lawmakers and early education advocates. Brown wants to combine three state-funded early education programs, strip their requirements and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Resident student enrollment dropped at University of California last yearFollowing a blistering budget battle with Gov. Jerry Brown last year that stirr
Resident student enrollment dropped at University of California last year
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
Following a blistering budget battle with Gov. Jerry Brown last year that stirred debate about tuition increases and recruiting out-of-state students, the number of Californians enrolled at the University of California has dropped. About 1,600 fewer... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
L.A. leak is the tip of the melting icebergThe massive natural gas leak that has sent clouds of methane billowing over Los
L.A. leak is the tip of the melting iceberg
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
The massive natural gas leak that has sent clouds of methane billowing over Los Angeles County’s Aliso Canyon may seem like a faraway crisis, one of those freak mega-disasters that sometimes seem a specialty of L.A. It’s not. California has about a... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
CA Bill Seeks to Ban All Cigarettes From College CampusesCollege students in California could be banned from using cigarettes and vape p
CA Bill Seeks to Ban All Cigarettes From College Campuses
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted a month ago
College students in California could be banned from using cigarettes and vape pens under a bill before the Legislature. Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, wants California's public college campuses smoke-free. His bill would ban smoking on... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Constance Suzanne ‘Connie’ Brooker DelancyConstance Suzanne "Connie" Brooker Delancy, 45, of Williamstown, W.Va., died T
Constance Suzanne ‘Connie’ Brooker Delancy
The Marietta Times / Posted 1 months ago
Constance Suzanne "Connie" Brooker Delancy, 45, of Williamstown, W.Va., died Thursday, January 7, 2016, in Marietta. She was born August 1, 1970 to Andrew Clement and Peggy Handschumacher Brooker. Delancy Connie was a 1988 graduate of Fort Frye... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Constance Suzanne "Connie" Brooker Delancy, 45, of Williamstown, W.Va., died Thursday, January 7, 2016, in Marietta. She
Constance Suzanne "Connie" Brooker Delancy
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
, 45, of Williamstown, W.Va., died Thursday, January 7, 2016, in Marietta. She was born August 1, 1970 to Andrew Clement and Peggy Handschumacher Brooker. Connie was a 1988 graduate of Fort Frye High... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tia Mitchell: First day of session is like first day of schoolThe first day of session is like the first day of school. Just like kids comin
Tia Mitchell: First day of session is like first day of school
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 1 months ago
The first day of session is like the first day of school. Just like kids coming off vacation, lawmakers, staffers, lobbyists and journalists greet one another with “welcome back.” Depending on the person, the tone can be one of excitement or... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Bill would ban campus smoking, vaping in CaliforniaColleges students across California would need to stub out their cigarettes and
Bill would ban campus smoking, vaping in California
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
Colleges students across California would need to stub out their cigarettes and ditch their vape pens under a bill before the Legislature. Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, wants to make California’s public college campuses smoke-free zones.... Read more
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Island Packet
Sister in dog-mauling case: ‘I will never forgive myself’Her dogs were her companions and friends, Alexandria Griffin-Heady said Wednesd
Sister in dog-mauling case: ‘I will never forgive myself’
Island Packet / Posted 1 months ago
Her dogs were her companions and friends, Alexandria Griffin-Heady said Wednesday of the pit bull terriers that, while she was away from home Sunday, killed her little brother in rural Yuba County. But she hates what they have done, she said, and so... Read more
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