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Statesboro Herald
Evans County gives Jack Hill a dayCLAXTON - Celebrating 25 years in the Georgia Senate with supporters in Evans C
Evans County gives Jack Hill a day
Statesboro Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
CLAXTON - Celebrating 25 years in the Georgia Senate with supporters in Evans County, Sen. Jack Hill announced Thursday night that he will seek a 14th term in 2016. With Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle attending the reception at Claxton's Veterans Community... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray CarrollOn this week's Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Congressman Raul Grijalva talks
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll
Tucson Weekly / Posted 8 hours ago
On this week's Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Congressman Raul Grijalva talks about Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, Wall Street's influence on financial regulation, the Black Lives Matter movement, his opposition to the Trans-Pacific... Read more
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Roll Call
DSCC Talking to Potential Burr Challengers in North Carolina Burr still doesn’t have a Democratic opponent. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File
DSCC Talking to Potential Burr Challengers in North Carolina
Roll Call / Posted 10 hours ago
Burr still doesn’t have a Democratic opponent. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) That may be about to change. Former state Rep. Deborah Ross, a progressive Democrat from Raleigh,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Concerns remain about Planned Parenthood, tax-funded stadiumTuesday’s meeting of the Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life did nothing
Concerns remain about Planned Parenthood, tax-funded stadium
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
Tuesday’s meeting of the Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life did nothing to assuage concerns about Planned Parenthood and has raised critical questions about the leadership and management of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Votes in the NC General Assemblyvotes were recorded for area members of the North Carolina General Assembly in
Votes in the NC General Assembly
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 17 hours ago
votes were recorded for area members of the North Carolina General Assembly in the week that ended Aug. 28.

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Washington Post
GOP group to pump $100K into Va. races in bid to draw women, minoritiesSen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) last year, said the GOP is trying to boost its appeal
GOP group to pump $100K into Va. races in bid to draw women, minorities
Washington Post / Posted 18 hours ago
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) last year, said the GOP is trying to boost its appeal to women and minorities. (Kate Patterson/For The Washington Post) RICHMOND — A national Republican group on Friday pledged to pump a total of $100,000 into races... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
South Side News & Noteswith Disabilities Act-accessible playground located behind the John Torok Senio
South Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 18 hours ago
with Disabilities Act-accessible playground located behind the John Torok Senior Center and Community Park at 4224 Massillon Road, will open for public use after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony tomorrow, Aug. 29, at 10 a.m. According to City of... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Grace Poe wants to inspect MRT-3 prototype trainsMANILA – Senator Grace Poe wants to inspect the prototype train for the Metro R
Grace Poe wants to inspect MRT-3 prototype trains
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 21 hours ago
MANILA – Senator Grace Poe wants to inspect the prototype train for the Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) when the Senate panel resumes its hearing on the railway system on September 10. The Senate Committee on Public Services, co-chaired by Poe,... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Hassan signs transit bills into lawNASHUA - Nashua Mayor Donnalee Lozeau said she loses sleep over infrastructure
Hassan signs transit bills into law
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
NASHUA - Nashua Mayor Donnalee Lozeau said she loses sleep over infrastructure problems like the 14-foot wide sinkhole that closed portions of Interstate 93 in Concord last week. Alternative modes of transportation like an expanded, modern passenger... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
FAA reports 23 incidents of drones getting too close to airplanes, helicoptersDrones are doing a dangerous dance with commercial jets and helicopters far too
FAA reports 23 incidents of drones getting too close to airplanes, helicopters
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
Drones are doing a dangerous dance with commercial jets and helicopters far too often. The Federal Aviation Administration reports there have been nearly two dozen close calls in Arizona just in the past year. As part of the modern world in which we... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
SDN CEO To Testify Before Congress On Cybersecurity ThreatsThe head of SDN communications, Mark Shlanta, will testify before the Senate Co
SDN CEO To Testify Before Congress On Cybersecurity Threats
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
The head of SDN communications, Mark Shlanta, will testify before the Senate Commerce Committee about the growing threat to businesses by hackers. The U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a field hearing September 3... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Noy on traffic: How about reviving odd-even scheme?MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino believes the odd-even scheme is the most
Noy on traffic: How about reviving odd-even scheme?
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino believes the odd-even scheme is the most radical solution to Metro Manila’s traffic problems but he expects strong opposition from the public if this is implemented. The President gave assurance that an action... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Side News & NotesBy Staff WriterODOT announces road, ramp closures SOUTH AKRON — Ohio Departmen
West Side News & Notes
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted yesterday
By Staff WriterODOT announces road, ramp closures SOUTH AKRON — Ohio Department of Transportation officials announced the Interstate 76/Kenmore leg between Interstate 77 and Interstate 277 in Akron will be closed Aug. 29-30 for pavement... Read more
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The Tyee
Mike Little Harnesses North Shore Advantage in New Cross-Inlet RidingMike Little expects the national Conservative office to determine much of what
Mike Little Harnesses North Shore Advantage in New Cross-Inlet Riding
The Tyee / Posted 2 days ago
Mike Little expects the national Conservative office to determine much of what he does this election. Mike Little belies his name: at 6'4", he outsizes the other Burnaby North-Seymour candidates. But he's also soft-spoken, bespectacled and relaxed,... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10675H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteent
Republic Act No. 10675
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 2 days ago
H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Second Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eighth day of July, two thousand fourteen. AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia editorial roundupRecent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: August 26 Times West Virgini
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 2 days ago
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: August 26 Times West Virginian, Fairmont, West Virginia on possible tax cuts It is shaping up to be a busy winter for West Virginia legislators, but there is perhaps one thing they can mark off... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia editorial roundupRecent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: August 26 Times West Virgini
West Virginia editorial roundup
The Marietta Times / Posted 2 days ago
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: August 26 Times West Virginian, Fairmont, West Virginia on possible tax cuts It is shaping up to be a busy winter for West Virginia legislators, but there is perhaps one thing they can mark off... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia editorial roundupRecent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: August 26 Times West Virgini
West Virginia editorial roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: August 26 Times West Virginian, Fairmont, West Virginia on possible tax cuts It is shaping up to be a busy winter for West Virginia legislators, but there is perhaps one thing they can mark off... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Proposed sales tax bill could divide urban, rural counties in NCCORRECTION: Due to an editing error, The Daily Tar Heel misrepresented the head
Proposed sales tax bill could divide urban, rural counties in NC
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 2 days ago
CORRECTION: Due to an editing error, The Daily Tar Heel misrepresented the headline of the story as "Proposed sales tax bill could unite urban, rural counties in NC" on Tuesday's front page. The headline should reflect that the proposed sales tax... Read more
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Federal Computer Week
Latest NIST security guide, open CRS, GSA spins up portal offerings and more NIST seeks input on identity management guide for electric companies The Nat
Latest NIST security guide, open CRS, GSA spins up portal offerings and more
Federal Computer Week / Posted 2 days ago
NIST seeks input on identity management guide for electric companies The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, part of the National Institute of Standards and... Read more
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FOX News
Paris-bound train attack a ‘wake-up call’ for American rail securityWASHINGTON – The narrowly averted tragedy on a Paris-bound train, where America
Paris-bound train attack a ‘wake-up call’ for American rail security
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON – The narrowly averted tragedy on a Paris-bound train, where Americans helped take down an AK-47-wielding gunman, is being seen as a "wake-up call" for the slim security on U.S. railroads. The challenge for Amtrak and others has always... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Proposed sales tax bill could unite urban, rural counties in NCA bill in the N.C. legislature could reallocate hundreds of millions of dollars
Proposed sales tax bill could unite urban, rural counties in NC
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 3 days ago
A bill in the N.C. legislature could reallocate hundreds of millions of dollars from urban retail centers like Chapel Hill to rural communities — and it has elicited criticism from both sides of the aisle. The N.C. House of Representatives voted... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Rauner, lawmakers focus on smaller projects in budget messA committee sent to the floor a Senate-approved measure that restores funding f
Rauner, lawmakers focus on smaller projects in budget mess
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
A committee sent to the floor a Senate-approved measure that restores funding for the child care program for working parents. With no budget to pay for it, Rauner imposed an emergency rule that severely restricted eligibility for the program – his... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Part of Hwy. 306 in north Forsyth named for late DOT engineerNORTH FORSYTH — Family members and state dignitaries gathered alongside a well-
Part of Hwy. 306 in north Forsyth named for late DOT engineer
Forsyth County News / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH FORSYTH — Family members and state dignitaries gathered alongside a well-traveled corridor in Forsyth County over the weekend to honor a man who helped pave the way for many of Georgia’s major thoroughfares. Hwy. 306, also known as Keith... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Rauner, lawmakers focus on smaller projects in budget messA committee sent to the floor a Senate-approved measure that restores funding f
Rauner, lawmakers focus on smaller projects in budget mess
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
A committee sent to the floor a Senate-approved measure that restores funding for the child care program for working parents. With no budget to pay for it, Rauner imposed an emergency rule that severely restricted eligibility for the program – his... Read more
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TribLIVE
Democrats stand firm, deny GOP the margin needed in Pa. budget battleRepublican majority failed during hours of debate to persuade Democrats during
Democrats stand firm, deny GOP the margin needed in Pa. budget battle
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Republican majority failed during hours of debate to persuade Democrats during a series of 14 votes to override any portion of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's budget veto. Republicans defended the novel and perhaps unprecedented legislative method of... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pa. House defeats GOP bid to override parts of Wolf budget vetoRepublican majority failed during hours of debate to persuade Democrats during
Pa. House defeats GOP bid to override parts of Wolf budget veto
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Republican majority failed during hours of debate to persuade Democrats during a series of 14 votes to override any portion of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's budget veto. Republicans defended the novel and perhaps unprecedented legislative method of... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner, Lawmakers Focus on Smaller Projects in Budget MessBruce Rauner bickered over potholes, airplanes and other smaller-ticket items T
Rauner, Lawmakers Focus on Smaller Projects in Budget Mess
NBC Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
Bruce Rauner bickered over potholes, airplanes and other smaller-ticket items Tuesday as officials prepared to answer a contempt charge in federal court alleging the cash-strapped state missed a deadline to pay some service providers. A court... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
The race for the White HouseJudge approves Gov. Christie's $225M settlement with ExxonJudge approves Gov. C
The race for the White House
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 3 days ago
Judge approves Gov. Christie's $225M settlement with ExxonJudge approves Gov. Christie's $225M settlement with Exxon A $225 million deal between Gov. Chris Christie's administration and ExxonMobil over dozens of polluted sites and nearly 2,000... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Senate OKs bill granting bigger rewards to winning PH athletesThe Philippine delegation led by flag bearer Alyssa Valdez of the volleyball te
Senate OKs bill granting bigger rewards to winning PH athletes
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
The Philippine delegation led by flag bearer Alyssa Valdez of the volleyball team parade during the Opening Ceremony of the 28th SEA Games held at the Singapore National Stadium, Singapore Sports Hub. Fourteen senators voted to approve a bill that... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Lubbock Sen. Charles Perry appointed to Southwestern States Water Commissionof Gov. Greg Abbott AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Senator Charle
Lubbock Sen. Charles Perry appointed to Southwestern States Water Commission
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
of Gov. Greg Abbott AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Senator Charles Perry and State Representative Lyle Larson to the Southwestern States Water Commission for terms set to expire on February 1, 2019 and February 1, 2017,... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political DigestState Sen. Fred Risser, D-Madison, is proposing legislation that would require
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
State Sen. Fred Risser, D-Madison, is proposing legislation that would require veterinarians to report cases of animal abuse to law enforcement or to a humane officer. "The mistreatment of animals is a serious crime and is one which we can better... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Pacquiao on Grace-Chiz Senate slate?MANILA - Former Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla, Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao
Pacquiao on Grace-Chiz Senate slate?
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA - Former Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla, Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao and Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares are among those supposedly being considered to be part of a senatorial ticket for the undeclared bids of Senators Grace Poe and... Read more
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The Advocate
Transportation advocate says Louisiana needs higher gasoline tax: 'Good roads cost money ... bad roads cost more'Despite huge political hurdles, Louisiana’s gasoline tax needs to rise by at le
Transportation advocate says Louisiana needs higher gasoline tax: 'Good roads cost money ... bad roads cost more'
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Despite huge political hurdles, Louisiana’s gasoline tax needs to rise by at least 10 cents per gallon for road and bridge improvements, the president of a transportation advocacy group said Monday. Ken Perret, who heads the Louisiana Good Roads and... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Want more federal coal revenues? Then stop the war on our natural resources By Sen. Ray Scott Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Bureau
Want more federal coal revenues? Then stop the war on our natural resources
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
By Sen. Ray Scott Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the Bureau of Land Management would conduct a series of “listening sessions” throughout the country,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shake-Up At National Oil Company to Leave Managers, Others JoblessMonrovia — Weeks after a FrontPageAfrica investigative report pointed to loomin
Shake-Up At National Oil Company to Leave Managers, Others Jobless
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Monrovia — Weeks after a FrontPageAfrica investigative report pointed to looming bankruptcy at the National Oil Company of Liberia, a decision has reportedly been reached to downsize the struggling oil company in order to save it from collapse. The... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Kelly: Booker treads a delicate line on Iran pact - ColumnistsWith strong allegiances to New Jersey's Jewish community, many of whom oppose t
Kelly: Booker treads a delicate line on Iran pact - Columnists
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
With strong allegiances to New Jersey's Jewish community, many of whom oppose the Iran pact, as well as to President Obama, Booker has not yet said which way he will vote. Mike Kelly is a Record columnist. Contact him at... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Open Airservices Australia to competition: NewmanTony Abbott’s top business ­adviser says the government should consider exposin
Open Airservices Australia to competition: Newman
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Tony Abbott’s top business ­adviser says the government should consider exposing key functions of Airservices Australia to compet­ition. Maurice Newman, chairman of the Prime Minister’s Business ­Advisory Council and a former ASX and ABC chairman,... Read more
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Philly.com
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 electionsuch as district attorneys Stephen Zappala of Allegheny County or Seth Williams
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 election
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
such as district attorneys Stephen Zappala of Allegheny County or Seth Williams of Philadelphia. Kane, who says she has done nothing wrong, is "a wounded candidate under the best of circumstances," said Marcel Groen, a Montgomery County lawyer... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special AttentionCalifornia's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special Attention
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
California's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in special session next week to deal with the situation. Gov. Brown has urged lawmakers to figure out how to cover billions of dollars’ worth of needed upgrades. “Now is... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 electionwhether they will be running against embattled incumbent Kathleen Kane or for a
Kane's legal woes stoke interest in 2016 election
New Jersey Herald / Posted 6 days ago
whether they will be running against embattled incumbent Kathleen Kane or for an open seat. Regardless of Kane's status, one Democrat and two Republicans have already declared their candidacy, six months before the deadline for nomination... Read more
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PhysOrg
US sees big surge in close calls with dronesAs more and more small radio-controlled drones appear in American skies, so do
US sees big surge in close calls with drones
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
As more and more small radio-controlled drones appear in American skies, so do worries that someday, one might bump into a full-sized airplane—possibly with grim results It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Carolina and a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US sees big surge in close calls with dronesWASHINGTON - It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Caro
US sees big surge in close calls with drones
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON - It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Carolina and a CRJ200 commuter jet was preparing to land when its pilots spotted something odd outside their cockpit window -- a drone. As more and more small... Read more
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NBC San Diego
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special AttentionCalifornia's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special Attention
NBC San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
California's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in special session next week to deal with the situation. Gov. Brown has urged lawmakers to figure out how to cover billions of dollars’ worth of needed upgrades. “Now is... Read more
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Calcutta News
Recall of all cars with Takata airbags sought by two US Senators WASHINGTON - Two Democratic senators have called on Japanese auto parts compa
Recall of all cars with Takata airbags sought by two US Senators
Calcutta News / Posted 8 days ago
WASHINGTON - Two Democratic senators have called on Japanese auto parts company Takata to recall all cars containing its airbags after a faulty part was discovered in a 2015 model... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
News and Notes - Reunion set, Senate pages serve, art exhibit, teen court, fish frywill begin at 6 p.m Sept. 18 at the Covil Farms Clubhouse, Covil Farm Road (off
News and Notes - Reunion set, Senate pages serve, art exhibit, teen court, fish fry
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
will begin at 6 p.m Sept. 18 at the Covil Farms Clubhouse, Covil Farm Road (off Military Cutoff). The cost is $12 per person in advance, $15 at the door. Officers for the year 2015/16 will be elected. Engraved memorial brick pavers in the... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Blumenthal seeking federal restrictions on dronesU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to t
Blumenthal seeking federal restrictions on drones
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to take steps to address a surge in drones, saying they're a serious risk to air travel. Appearing Thursday at Bradley International Airport with two pilots, the Connecticut... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Senate panel votes to raise California gas tax 12 cents a gallonBy Jessica Calefati and Josh Richman SACRAMENTO -- State lawmakers on Wednesda
Senate panel votes to raise California gas tax 12 cents a gallon
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
By Jessica Calefati and Josh Richman SACRAMENTO -- State lawmakers on Wednesday took the first steps toward raising taxes and fees on motorists and further restricting Californians' tobacco use as the Legislature convened special sessions aimed at... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Senate panel votes to raise California gas tax 12 cents a gallonBy Jessica Calefati and Josh Richman SACRAMENTO -- State lawmakers on Wednesda
Senate panel votes to raise California gas tax 12 cents a gallon
Oakland Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
By Jessica Calefati and Josh Richman SACRAMENTO -- State lawmakers on Wednesday took the first steps toward raising taxes and fees on motorists and further restricting Californians' tobacco use as the Legislature convened special sessions aimed at... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Lawmakers adjourn without road dealgeneral fund revenue to roads and bridges, it was uncertain if the GOP-led Hous
Lawmakers adjourn without road deal
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
general fund revenue to roads and bridges, it was uncertain if the GOP-led House could muster support for another $600 million in unspecified fuel and vehicle registration tax hikes. Voters in May defeated a sales tax increase that would have... Read more
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