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The News & Observer
Harder than finding jobs might be finding purpose in an increasingly automated worldjobs might be finding purpose in an increasingly automated world We’re in the
Harder than finding jobs might be finding purpose in an increasingly automated world
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
jobs might be finding purpose in an increasingly automated world We’re in the midst of another wave of technological progress, a new machine age driven by better computing and cheaper technology What kind of education is needed for this... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
SBP candidates face off in first debatea log cabin and moved to Chapel Hill in middle school — provided him with a uni
SBP candidates face off in first debate
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 8 days ago
a log cabin and moved to Chapel Hill in middle school — provided him with a unique understanding of the problems faced by citizens of different backgrounds in North Carolina. Sink said his experiences in student government committees, Musical... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hillary Clinton, Senatorapartment, where lunch was served in the living room, overlooking Central Park.
Hillary Clinton, Senator
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
apartment, where lunch was served in the living room, overlooking Central Park. The two women had met only a few times before, but Clinton had sought out Onassis as one of the few women in America who could understand what she was going through.... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Undoing of Reconstructionin general would be secure only if the national government should remain indefi
The Undoing of Reconstruction
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
in general would be secure only if the national government should remain indefinitely in Republican hands, and that therefore the strengthening of the party was a primary dictate of patriotism. Through the operation of these various motives,... Read more
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FOX News
Dems borrow from athlete's playbook, trash talk GOP on 2016 racesFinally, the Boston Celtic opened up. “I’m just looking to see who’s going to
Dems borrow from athlete's playbook, trash talk GOP on 2016 races
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
Finally, the Boston Celtic opened up. “I’m just looking to see who’s going to finish second,” Bird finally professed before shooting the lights out of the gym, winning the contest going away. Muhammad Ali relentlessly taunted opponents with... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Post Office deliveries resume normal schedulemore than just schools and businesses over the past five days as the United Sta
Post Office deliveries resume normal schedule
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
more than just schools and businesses over the past five days as the United States Postal Service suspended service for several days, causing delays in residential deliveries. The USPS website stated the postal service is in recovery phase... Read more
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The Oklahoman
'Epidemic Ignored': Oklahoma treats its mental health system without careEven before Oklahoma was a state, leaders grappled with how to provide care to
'Epidemic Ignored': Oklahoma treats its mental health system without care
The Oklahoman / Posted 16 days ago
Even before Oklahoma was a state, leaders grappled with how to provide care to residents with mental illnesses. By wagon, by horse, on foot, by train, thousands of people flooded into the Oklahoma Territory during the late 1800s. And with that... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Complete text of Gov. Haley's State of the State address

State of the State Address

As Prepared for Delivery by Gov. Nikki Hale

Complete text of Gov. Haley's State of the State address
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 20 days ago

State of the State Address

As Prepared for Delivery by Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Statehouse, Columbia

Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen of the General... Read more

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WTOC 11 Savannah
Haley challenges lawmakers: Act in manner worthy of S.C.'s greatnessSouth Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley issued an emotional State of the State address
Haley challenges lawmakers: Act in manner worthy of S.C.'s greatness
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 21 days ago
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley issued an emotional State of the State address Wednesday night, challenging lawmakers to represent the people in a way that is worthy of the state's citizens after a year of challenge. "This has been a different kind... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
READ: Full text of Gov. Nikki Haley's State of the State addressand of our nation. By the grace of God, this will be the first year I do not l
READ: Full text of Gov. Nikki Haley's State of the State address
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 21 days ago
and of our nation. By the grace of God, this will be the first year I do not list a single active duty member of our armed forces who was taken from us. That is a blessing. But the men and women of our military are not alone in their willingness... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Haley challenges lawmakers: Act in manner worthy of S.C.'s greatnessSouth Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley issued an emotional State of the State address
Haley challenges lawmakers: Act in manner worthy of S.C.'s greatness
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 21 days ago
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley issued an emotional State of the State address Wednesday night, challenging lawmakers to represent the people in a way that is worthy of the state's citizens after a year of challenge. "This has been a different kind... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Complete text of Gov. Haley's State of the State

State of the State Address

As Prepared for Delivery by Gov. Nikki Hale

Complete text of Gov. Haley's State of the State
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 21 days ago

State of the State Address

As Prepared for Delivery by Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Statehouse, Columbia

Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, ladies and gentlemen of the General... Read more

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FOX Carolina
Haley challenges lawmakers: Act in manner worthy of S.C.'s greatnessSouth Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley issued an emotional State of the State address
Haley challenges lawmakers: Act in manner worthy of S.C.'s greatness
FOX Carolina / Posted 21 days ago
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley issued an emotional State of the State address Wednesday night, challenging lawmakers to represent the people in a way that is worthy of the state's citizens after a year of challenge. "This has been a different kind... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
2016 State Of The State addressand of our nation. By the grace of God, this will be the first year I do not l
2016 State Of The State address
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 21 days ago
and of our nation. By the grace of God, this will be the first year I do not list a single active duty member of our armed forces who was taken from us. That is a blessing. But the men and women of our military are not alone in their willingness... Read more
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Daily Mail
Exclusive rare audio recording of Dr. King's 1964 Nobel Prize lectureExclusive rare audio recording of Dr. King's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize lecture cal
Exclusive rare audio recording of Dr. King's 1964 Nobel Prize lecture
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Exclusive rare audio recording of Dr. King's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize lecture calls for end of mankind's 'evils' racial injustice, poverty and war in echo of his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech Dr. King delivered the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize lecture as... Read more
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Slate
Native American Slaves: Historians Uncover an Overlooked, Chilling Chapter in U.S. HistoryHere are three scenes from the history of slavery in North America. In 1637, a
Native American Slaves: Historians Uncover an Overlooked, Chilling Chapter in U.S. History
Slate / Posted 23 days ago
Here are three scenes from the history of slavery in North America. In 1637, a group of Pequot Indians, men and boys, having risen up against English colonists in Connecticut and been defeated, were sold to plantations in the West Indies in exchange... Read more
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The News & Observer
Real ID raises gold-star privacy issuesidentity papers Drivers who cooperate will get a new license with a gold star
Real ID raises gold-star privacy issues
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
identity papers Drivers who cooperate will get a new license with a gold star Real ID-compliant licenses will be needed for domestic air travel in 2018 Transportation Security Administration officer John Pippy motions customers to the TSA... Read more
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The New Statesman
The optimism errorin Moses’s mountainous memoranda, the most glaring omission must be any acknowl
The optimism error
The New Statesman / Posted 26 days ago
in Moses’s mountainous memoranda, the most glaring omission must be any acknowledgement of humanity’s responsibility for the planet. Not least considering that it was hardly an environmentally sensitive act in the first place, hewing chunks... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Within Reach: D.C.’s crackdown on encampments continues as the city prepares to expand homeless-adult outreach efforts.pack select items into plastic containers that, according to city protocol, the
Within Reach: D.C.’s crackdown on encampments continues as the city prepares to expand homeless-adult outreach efforts.
Washington City Paper / Posted 26 days ago
pack select items into plastic containers that, according to city protocol, the Department of Human Services had to store for at least 30 days. While DHS is primarily responsible for managing D.C.’s homelessness services, the Office of the Deputy... Read more
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The News & Observer
Video shows U.S. sailor apologizing to Iran | News & Observer If eventual Powerball winners from North Carolina want to a
Video shows U.S. sailor apologizing to Iran
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
| News & Observer If eventual Powerball winners from North Carolina want to avoid publicity, they're out of luck. Winners of big dollar amounts in the Tar Heel state – and the amounts they win – are public... Read more
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The News & Observer
The United States of PowerballRoom at the White House. Since then, trees have come from all over the country
The United States of Powerball
The News & Observer / Posted 28 days ago
Room at the White House. Since then, trees have come from all over the country to the most famous house in America, with North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Washington State leading the way. The 2015 Christmas tree from Bustard’s trees in Lansdale,... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
Lake Placid News / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Obama skips tradition of singling out gueststo sit with first lady Michelle Obama. Other guests included a plaintiff in th
Obama skips tradition of singling out guests
Lake Placid News / Posted 29 days ago
to sit with first lady Michelle Obama. Other guests included a plaintiff in the Supreme Court's gay marriage case, a formerly homeless veteran and an aspiring teacher. Obama also left a seat empty to honor gun violence victims. During the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Obama speech shorter than most, not his shortestto partisanship he campaigned on in 2008. Obama says a president with gifts li
Obama speech shorter than most, not his shortest
Lake Placid News / Posted 29 days ago
to partisanship he campaigned on in 2008. Obama says a president with gifts like Abraham Lincoln had might have made more progress in bridging the divide. But he says he'll keep trying for the rest of his presidency. Obama says democracy doesn't... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Obama skips tradition of singling out gueststo sit with first lady Michelle Obama. Other guests included a plaintiff in th
Obama skips tradition of singling out guests
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
to sit with first lady Michelle Obama. Other guests included a plaintiff in the Supreme Court's gay marriage case, a formerly homeless veteran and an aspiring teacher. Obama also left a seat empty to honor gun violence victims. During the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Obama speech shorter than most, not his shortestto partisanship he campaigned on in 2008. Obama says a president with gifts li
Obama speech shorter than most, not his shortest
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
to partisanship he campaigned on in 2008. Obama says a president with gifts like Abraham Lincoln had might have made more progress in bridging the divide. But he says he'll keep trying for the rest of his presidency. Obama says democracy doesn't... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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29d
Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Political divide on display in GOP, Dem reactionthe minimum wage. Republicans remained in their seats, some even avoiding any a
Political divide on display in GOP, Dem reaction
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
the minimum wage. Republicans remained in their seats, some even avoiding any applause. When Obama praised the armed forces, all stood and cheered. Everyone rose when the president said there is "red tape that needs to be cut" and pressed for... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Obama calls for noble politics in final State of the Unionthat at times represented a rebuke of the bitter campaign to succeed him. "The
Obama calls for noble politics in final State of the Union
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
that at times represented a rebuke of the bitter campaign to succeed him. "The future we want -- opportunity and security for our families; a rising standard of living and a sustainable, peaceful planet for our kids -- all that is within our... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
Hawaii News Now / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
The Latest: Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
The Latest: Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15to partisanship he campaigned on in 2008. Obama says a president with gifts li
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 29 days ago
to partisanship he campaigned on in 2008. Obama says a president with gifts like Abraham Lincoln had might have made more progress in bridging the divide. But he says he'll keep trying for the rest of his presidency. Obama says democracy doesn't... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15the minimum wage. Republicans remained in their seats, some even avoiding any a
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 29 days ago
the minimum wage. Republicans remained in their seats, some even avoiding any applause. When Obama praised the armed forces, all stood and cheered. Everyone rose when the president said there is "red tape that needs to be cut" and pressed for... Read more
723 related stories
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Political divide on display in GOP, Dem reactionthe minimum wage. Republicans remained in their seats, some even avoiding any a
Political divide on display in GOP, Dem reaction
KHQ Spokane / Posted 29 days ago
the minimum wage. Republicans remained in their seats, some even avoiding any applause. When Obama praised the armed forces, all stood and cheered. Everyone rose when the president said there is "red tape that needs to be cut" and pressed for... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
As promised, Obama unveils no big new proposals in State of UnionAll times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
As promised, Obama unveils no big new proposals in State of Union
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
The Latest: Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me tak
The Latest: Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 29 days ago
All times EST: 10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his... Read more
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Orange County Register
Obama warns against giving into election year cynicismthat at times represented a rebuke of the bitter campaign to succeed him. “The
Obama warns against giving into election year cynicism
Orange County Register / Posted 29 days ago
that at times represented a rebuke of the bitter campaign to succeed him. “The future we want – opportunity and security for our families; a rising standard of living and a sustainable, peaceful planet for our kids – all that is within our... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 29 days ago
10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his nearly hour-long... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Obama skips tradition of singling out gueststo sit with first lady Michelle Obama. Other guests included a plaintiff in th
Obama skips tradition of singling out guests
Hawaii News Now / Posted 29 days ago
to sit with first lady Michelle Obama. Other guests included a plaintiff in the Supreme Court's gay marriage case, a formerly homeless veteran and an aspiring teacher. Obama also left a seat empty to honor gun violence victims. During the... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Obama skips tradition of singling out guestsand encourage global warming. The government charges a rate of 12.5 percent. T
Obama skips tradition of singling out guests
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 29 days ago
and encourage global warming. The government charges a rate of 12.5 percent. That's 50 percent below what it charges for offshore oil and gas drilling. Leaders of the hard-hit coal industry say any increase will be passed on to consumers in... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look
Obama takes 'one more look at this thing'
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
10:35 p.m. President Barack Obama turned and said, "Let me take one more look at this thing" moments before he exited the House chamber Tuesday night. Obama moved slowly up the center aisle to the doors of the House after his nearly hour-long... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
As promised, Obama unveils no big new proposalsthat would offer a broad, long-term view of the nation. They said he would skip
As promised, Obama unveils no big new proposals
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
that would offer a broad, long-term view of the nation. They said he would skip the traditional list of ambitious plans for the coming year and calls for new legislation. Those calls would likely hit a dead end in Congress as Obama's presidency... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Obama highlights Ryan effort to fight povertyof the Union address, says he'd welcome "a serious discussion about strategies
Obama highlights Ryan effort to fight poverty
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
of the Union address, says he'd welcome "a serious discussion about strategies we can all support, like expanding tax cuts for low-income workers without kids." The president notes, however, that there are plenty of other areas where it's more... Read more
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