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ABC 6 Providence
Rhode Island House to vote on truck tollsPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Eight months of debate over proposed highway truck toll
Rhode Island House to vote on truck tolls
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 48 minutes ago
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Eight months of debate over proposed highway truck tolls in Rhode Island could be coming to an end as the state House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the legislation. State representatives will assemble Wednesday... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Brandon Bates meets Tim BurchettEditor's Note: 10News This Morning on Foxville 43 anchor Brandon Bates is new t
Brandon Bates meets Tim Burchett
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 3 hours ago
Editor's Note: 10News This Morning on Foxville 43 anchor Brandon Bates is new to East Tennessee. This story is an ongoing series of people Brandon should meet, places he should visit and food he should try. Bates caught up with Knox County Mayor Tim... Read more
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New Now Next
The First Openly Asexual Politician In America Comes OutJoe Parrish is running as a Democratic candidate for Granville County and Perso
The First Openly Asexual Politician In America Comes Out
New Now Next / Posted 15 hours ago
Joe Parrish is running as a Democratic candidate for Granville County and Person County in the North Carolina House of Representatives, and he also happens to be asexual. The 24-year-old decided to officially come out with the news that he feels no... Read more
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Quay County Sun
Sheriff requests funding from state legislatorsStaff Report Quay County Sheriff Russell Shafer told county commissioners Mond
Sheriff requests funding from state legislators
Quay County Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
Staff Report Quay County Sheriff Russell Shafer told county commissioners Monday that state legislators are considering several bills aimed at bolstering law enforcement capabilities for the region. Shafer said he and Under Sheriff Dennis Garcia... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Madonna parents say voucher eligibility rules unfairParents at Madonna Learning Center cheered when state lawmakers passed a vouche
Madonna parents say voucher eligibility rules unfair
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 18 hours ago
Parents at Madonna Learning Center cheered when state lawmakers passed a voucher bill last session for children with special needs. They are crestfallen now and hoping for a change as the state Department of Education gathers public comments on how... Read more
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Arkansas Times
New UA Board appointments will leave Northwest Arkansas without representationYesterday, Gov. Hutchinson appointed Sheffield Nelson and Kelly Eichler to the
New UA Board appointments will leave Northwest Arkansas without representation
Arkansas Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Yesterday, Gov. Hutchinson appointed Sheffield Nelson and Kelly Eichler to the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees. Nelson, of course, is a former chair of the state Republican Party and two-time Republican candidate for governor. Eichler... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Arizona House Leadership: Prayer Is A Prayer Only If It's To GodThe way the state House of Representatives sees it, a prayer is a prayer only i
Arizona House Leadership: Prayer Is A Prayer Only If It's To God
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
The way the state House of Representatives sees it, a prayer is a prayer only if it refers to God. Three years ago Rep. Juan Mendez, D-Tempe, who is an atheist, caused some discord when it was his turn to give the daily prayer in the House. He... Read more
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Raw Story
Atheist lawmaker outsmarts Bible-thumping Arizona Republicans who tried to block his invocationAn Arizona Democrat said his Republican colleagues won’t let him deliver an inv
Atheist lawmaker outsmarts Bible-thumping Arizona Republicans who tried to block his invocation
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
An Arizona Democrat said his Republican colleagues won’t let him deliver an invocation before a meeting of the state House of Representatives. State Rep. Juan Mendez (D-Tempe) angered some lawmakers three years ago, when he took his turn delivering... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Religious Belief Bill Passes SD HouseThe South Dakota state House of Representatives has passed a bill that would ba
Religious Belief Bill Passes SD House
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
The South Dakota state House of Representatives has passed a bill that would ban discrimination against people because of their religious beliefs. House Bill 1107 passed by a vote of 46 to 10. Under the bill, the state would not be able to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rivals differ in Springdale House raceSPRINGDALE -- Three Republican primary candidates are claiming three kinds of e
Rivals differ in Springdale House race
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
SPRINGDALE -- Three Republican primary candidates are claiming three kinds of experience in the race for Springdale's state House District 88. Clint Penzo notes he's the only candidate in the race who has held elective office. Rival Isaac Foley... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Josh Allen named Anderson’s chief municipal judgeJosh Allen was named Monday as the city of Anderson's chief municipal judge. H
Josh Allen named Anderson’s chief municipal judge
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted yesterday
Josh Allen was named Monday as the city of Anderson's chief municipal judge. He was appointed on an unanimous vote by City Council members after they met in an executive session. Allen will replace Ken Mattison, who retired Dec. 31 after 36 years... Read more
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Times News
Heffley announces re-election bid for 122nd District seatRep. Doyle Heffley, R-Carbon, has announced that he will seek re-election to th
Heffley announces re-election bid for 122nd District seat
Times News / Posted yesterday
Rep. Doyle Heffley, R-Carbon, has announced that he will seek re-election to the state House of Representatives. “As a lifelong Carbon County resident, it has been an honor to represent my friends and neighbors in the state House,” Heffley said. “We... Read more
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Everett Herald
Moscoso optimistic about passage of Washington Voting Rights ActPublished: Monday, February 8, 2016, 10:28 a.m. By Evan Smith, Herald Writer
Moscoso optimistic about passage of Washington Voting Rights Act
Everett Herald / Posted yesterday
Published: Monday, February 8, 2016, 10:28 a.m. By Evan Smith, Herald Writer State Rep. Luis Moscoso says he is optimistic about the chances for passing the Washington Voting Rights... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 Democrats seek House seatTwo candidates who cite the need for improved pre-kindergarten offerings are vy
2 Democrats seek House seat
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Two candidates who cite the need for improved pre-kindergarten offerings are vying for the Democratic nomination to represent parts of North Little Rock and Sherwood in the state House of Representatives. Kent Walker and Victoria Leigh, both... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Benue South Rerun - I'm Prepared - MarkThe immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has stated that
Benue South Rerun - I'm Prepared - Mark
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has stated that the growing interest of his people and endorsement by various stakeholders for him ahead of the February 20, 2016 rerun election for Benue South senatorial district has... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Private option is a Senate bid issueIn his bid to unseat state Sen. Jane English, state Rep. Donnie Copeland is con
Private option is a Senate bid issue
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
In his bid to unseat state Sen. Jane English, state Rep. Donnie Copeland is condemning a deal that English and former Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe reached to secure her vote on reauthorizing funding for the private-option Medicaid expansion. In... Read more
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The Columbian
Wilson’s vacating of House seat draws first announced candidateVicki Kraft, who politically aligns with Lynda Wilson, is hoping to replace the
Wilson’s vacating of House seat draws first announced candidate
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
Vicki Kraft, who politically aligns with Lynda Wilson, is hoping to replace the Vancouver Republican in the state House of Representatives. Wilson is running for the seat being vacated by Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, clearing the way for Kraft’s... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
South Texas man sentenced to 70 years for killing neighborBids sought for energy department waste trucking contractsBids sought for energ
South Texas man sentenced to 70 years for killing neighbor
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
Bids sought for energy department waste trucking contractsBids sought for energy department waste trucking contracts The U.S. Department of Energy is taking bids to replace two waste trucking contracts that are now worth half their original... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Pedestrian with earbuds hit by train in Houston, diesBids sought for energy department waste trucking contractsBids sought for energ
Pedestrian with earbuds hit by train in Houston, dies
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
Bids sought for energy department waste trucking contractsBids sought for energy department waste trucking contracts The U.S. Department of Energy is taking bids to replace two waste trucking contracts that are now worth half their original... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Bids sought for energy department waste trucking contracts The U.S. Department of Energy is taking bids to replace two waste trucking co
Bids sought for energy department waste trucking contracts
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. Department of Energy is taking bids to replace two waste trucking contracts that are now worth half their original... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Budget bill considered in New Mexico LegislatureCommittee suggests domestic violence gun law for New MexicoCommittee suggests d
Budget bill considered in New Mexico Legislature
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
Committee suggests domestic violence gun law for New MexicoCommittee suggests domestic violence gun law for New Mexico Lawmakers' push this year to crack down on violent crime doesn't include strengthening laws to keep firearms from domestic... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Arizona man killed in New Mexico crashCommittee suggests domestic violence gun law for New MexicoCommittee suggests d
Arizona man killed in New Mexico crash
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
Committee suggests domestic violence gun law for New MexicoCommittee suggests domestic violence gun law for New Mexico Lawmakers' push this year to crack down on violent crime doesn't include strengthening laws to keep firearms from domestic... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Texas traffic stop yields nearly $1.3M, 2 Oregon men heldGovernor gets support for mine spill Superfund listingGovernor gets support for
Texas traffic stop yields nearly $1.3M, 2 Oregon men held
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
Governor gets support for mine spill Superfund listingGovernor gets support for mine spill Superfund listing Gov. John Hickenlooper says he believes there is enough support to get a Superfund listing following the Gold King Mine spill. Gov. John... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Regulators remove CEO of West Texas nonprofit from oversightGovernor gets support for mine spill Superfund listingGovernor gets support for
Regulators remove CEO of West Texas nonprofit from oversight
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
Governor gets support for mine spill Superfund listingGovernor gets support for mine spill Superfund listing Gov. John Hickenlooper says he believes there is enough support to get a Superfund listing following the Gold King Mine spill. Gov. John... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
State House vote on school vouchers set for MondayNASHVILLE — The state House of Representatives is set to vote Monday on a bill
State House vote on school vouchers set for Monday
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — The state House of Representatives is set to vote Monday on a bill to make Tennessee the 14th state to create a school-voucher program, allowing parents to divert taxpayer funding from public schools to pay private school tuition,... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Governor gets support for mine spill Superfund listing Gov. John Hickenlooper says he believes there is enough support to get a Supe
Governor gets support for mine spill Superfund listing
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
Gov. John Hickenlooper says he believes there is enough support to get a Superfund listing following the Gold King Mine spill. Gov. John... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Altercation leads to shooting; 1 deadGovernor gets support for mine spill Superfund listingGovernor gets support for
Altercation leads to shooting; 1 dead
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
Governor gets support for mine spill Superfund listingGovernor gets support for mine spill Superfund listing Gov. John Hickenlooper says he believes there is enough support to get a Superfund listing following the Gold King Mine spill. Gov. John... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Remains found in western Ohio sent to Texas for analysisNew Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dogNew Mexico couple: Wo
Remains found in western Ohio sent to Texas for analysis
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
New Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dogNew Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dog A New Mexico couple says a woman posing as an Animal Humane employee threatened them with jail and stole one of their dogs. A New... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Heroin trafficker in South Texas gets 32 years in prisonNew Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dogNew Mexico couple: Wo
Heroin trafficker in South Texas gets 32 years in prison
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
New Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dogNew Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dog A New Mexico couple says a woman posing as an Animal Humane employee threatened them with jail and stole one of their dogs. A New... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Heroin trafficker in South Texas gets 32 years in prisonNew Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dogNew Mexico couple: Wo
Heroin trafficker in South Texas gets 32 years in prison
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
New Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dogNew Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dog A New Mexico couple says a woman posing as an Animal Humane employee threatened them with jail and stole one of their dogs. A New... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Remains found in western Ohio sent to Texas for analysisNew Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dogNew Mexico couple: Wo
Remains found in western Ohio sent to Texas for analysis
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
New Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dogNew Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dog A New Mexico couple says a woman posing as an Animal Humane employee threatened them with jail and stole one of their dogs. A New... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Barbara Bush foundation, X Prize aim to boost adult literacyNew Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dogNew Mexico couple: Wo
Barbara Bush foundation, X Prize aim to boost adult literacy
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
New Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dogNew Mexico couple: Woman posed as humane worker, stole dog A New Mexico couple says a woman posing as an Animal Humane employee threatened them with jail and stole one of their dogs. A New... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
New Mexico police may get hate-crime protections A proposal in to add law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency med
New Mexico police may get hate-crime protections
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 days ago
A proposal in to add law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians as protected classes to New Mexico's hate crimes law has... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
New Mexico police may get hate-crime protectionsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A proposal in to add law enforcement officers, firefighte
New Mexico police may get hate-crime protections
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A proposal in to add law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians as protected classes to New Mexico's hate crimes law has been approved by the state House of Representatives. The House voted 58-4 to... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
School voucher bill headed to state House voteNASHVILLE — The state House of Representatives is set to vote Monday on a bill
School voucher bill headed to state House vote
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
NASHVILLE — The state House of Representatives is set to vote Monday on a bill to make Tennessee the 14th state to create a school-voucher program, allowing parents to divert taxpayer funding from public schools to pay private school tuition,... Read more
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The Christian Post
Creflo Dollar Prays for Georgia Lawmakers Amid Highway Naming ControversyAmid controversy surrounding a proposal to name a portion of an Atlanta highway
Creflo Dollar Prays for Georgia Lawmakers Amid Highway Naming Controversy
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
Amid controversy surrounding a proposal to name a portion of an Atlanta highway after him, World Changers megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar visited Georgia's state House of Representatives Thursday to pray for leaders and lawmakers. As the "pastor of... Read more
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The Maui News
On The Campaign TrailNikhilananda seeks state?House seat Longtime community activist Nick Nikhilana
On The Campaign Trail
The Maui News / Posted 5 days ago
Nikhilananda seeks state?House seat Longtime community activist Nick Nikhilananda has announced that he will seek the state House of Representatives District 13 seat, which includes East Maui, Molokai and Lanai. Nikhilananda Nikhilananda, a Huelo... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Gregg County candidates square off at Longview forumLONGVIEW (KYTX) - Gregg County candidates took the stage Thursday night to talk
Gregg County candidates square off at Longview forum
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 5 days ago
LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Gregg County candidates took the stage Thursday night to talk about their plans and agendas with the primary election right around the corner. The NAACP of Longview and the Longview Metro Chamber of Commerce presented Thursday's... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
House discusses bill requiring retailers to notify of data breachesThe state House of Representatives discussed a bill Thursday that would require
House discusses bill requiring retailers to notify of data breaches
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 5 days ago
The state House of Representatives discussed a bill Thursday that would require retailers to notify customers when they're at risk or computer data breaches. New Mexico is currently one of three states without a similar law. A bill filed last year... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
State House Approves Industrial Hemp Bill; Heads To SenateThe state House of Representatives has approved a bill that would open the door
State House Approves Industrial Hemp Bill; Heads To Senate
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 5 days ago
The state House of Representatives has approved a bill that would open the door to the cultivation of industrial hemp in South Dakota. House lawmakers voted 57-11 on Thursday to approve the plan. It now heads to the Senate for... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Marlow Cook, former U.S. Senator & Jefferson County judge, diesLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Kentuckian who served in the state House of Represent
Marlow Cook, former U.S. Senator & Jefferson County judge, dies
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Kentuckian who served in the state House of Representatives, as Jefferson County Judge-Executive and as a United States Senator has died. Marlow Cook died February 4 in Sarasota, Florida at age 89. Cook, a Republican,... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Florida House passes turtle billThe state House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that tightens crimin
Florida House passes turtle bill
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
The state House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that tightens criminal regulations on the poaching of endangered sea turtles. In the past, suspected poachers, including one in the Florida Keys recently, have been able to escape conviction... Read more
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The News & Observer
Vote on State Health Plan delayed amid protests | News & Observer February 3, 2016 2:58 PM Controversial proposals to phas
Vote on State Health Plan delayed amid protests
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
| News & Observer February 3, 2016 2:58 PM Controversial proposals to phase out one of three state employee health plans and eliminate insurance... Read more
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Key West Citizen
'Bloodline' return possible, but uncertainSOUTH FLORIDA — The region has reaped roughly $95.4 million over the past two y
'Bloodline' return possible, but uncertain
Key West Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
SOUTH FLORIDA — The region has reaped roughly $95.4 million over the past two years from incremental spending related to the Netflix-based “Bloodline” drama series that films mostly in the Upper Keys, according to Florida Keys and Key West Film and... Read more
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Vail Daily
House passes Mitsch Bush’s tire tread billDENVER — A bill requiring adequate tires or chains in bad weather cleared Color
House passes Mitsch Bush’s tire tread bill
Vail Daily / Posted 7 days ago
DENVER — A bill requiring adequate tires or chains in bad weather cleared Colorado’s House of Representatives Tuesday and is headed for the state Senate. Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush’s bill would require motorists must have adequate tires or chains, or... Read more
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The News & Observer
Decision on NC’s voter ID law now rests with federal judge | News & Observer February 1, 2016 9:17 PM Trial challenging N.C. voter ID
Decision on NC’s voter ID law now rests with federal judge
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
| News & Observer February 1, 2016 9:17 PM Trial challenging N.C. voter ID requirement ended Monday Defenders said claim that it... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Former state lawmaker Thomas Tigue diesHUGHESTOWN — A flagpole near the Pittston Area Primary Center was erected in Th
Former state lawmaker Thomas Tigue dies
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
HUGHESTOWN — A flagpole near the Pittston Area Primary Center was erected in Thomas Tigue’s name just over two months ago. The flagpole is a marker for Tigue’s life, not far from Pittston, his first home, and inside the 118th legislative district,... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Malloy Continues Push For Transportation Lock BoxFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Two days before the opening of the Connecticut Genera
Malloy Continues Push For Transportation Lock Box
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 8 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Two days before the opening of the Connecticut General Assembly’s 2016 legislative session, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is once again renewing his call for a state constitutional amendment that would create a lock box to protect... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Malloy Continues Push For Transportation Lock BoxFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Two days before the opening of the Connecticut Genera
Malloy Continues Push For Transportation Lock Box
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 8 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Two days before the opening of the Connecticut General Assembly’s 2016 legislative session, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is once again renewing his call for a state constitutional amendment that would create a lock box to protect... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Malloy Continues Push For Transportation Lock BoxFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Two days before the opening of the Connecticut Genera
Malloy Continues Push For Transportation Lock Box
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 8 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – Two days before the opening of the Connecticut General Assembly’s 2016 legislative session, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is once again renewing his call for a state constitutional amendment that would create a lock box to protect... Read more
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