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The Advocate
Like Black Friday for outdoors retailers, 2nd Amendment Weekend serves to 'jump-start' hunting seasonThere’s something bigger around Louisiana than Saturday’s opening of the dove s
Like Black Friday for outdoors retailers, 2nd Amendment Weekend serves to 'jump-start' hunting season
The Advocate / Posted 12 minutes ago
There’s something bigger around Louisiana than Saturday’s opening of the dove season, maybe even bigger, for sportsman, than the opening weekend of the college football season. It’s the state’s seventh year of the Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
A pirate's life for himArea lakes have seen a long history of boating mishaps - one of the most recent
A pirate's life for him
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 13 minutes ago
Area lakes have seen a long history of boating mishaps - one of the most recent saw a boat crashing into the barrier wall in Collingwood's harbour in August. Police say alcohol may have been involved, and a Clearview man and a Collingwood man are... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
A pirate's life for himArea lakes have seen a long history of boating mishaps - one of the most recent
A pirate's life for him
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 16 minutes ago
Area lakes have seen a long history of boating mishaps - one of the most recent saw a boat crashing into the barrier wall in Collingwood's harbour in August. Police say alcohol may have been involved, and a Clearview man and a Collingwood man are... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
California highway proposal has $65 driver feeSACRAMENTO, Calif. — More than two months after calling a special session to ad
California highway proposal has $65 driver fee
Finance and Commerce / Posted 23 minutes ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — More than two months after calling a special session to address California’s transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it, including a $65 annual... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
A pirate's life for himArea lakes have seen a long history of boating mishaps - one of the most recent
A pirate's life for him
Barrie Examiner / Posted 31 minutes ago
Area lakes have seen a long history of boating mishaps - one of the most recent saw a boat crashing into the barrier wall in Collingwood's harbour in August. Police say alcohol may have been involved, and a Clearview man and a Collingwood man are... Read more
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Denver Post
The state of the death penalty in ColoradoTwo years ago, when Gov. John Hickenlooper granted Nathan Dunlap an indefinite
The state of the death penalty in Colorado
Denver Post / Posted 33 minutes ago
Two years ago, when Gov. John Hickenlooper granted Nathan Dunlap an indefinite reprieve on his death sentence for the Chuck E. Cheese murders, he said he hoped to spark a conversation about the death penalty. In that spirit, we asked a number a... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Transgender Teen's Restroom Access Sparks Controversy in Missouri TownMissouri transgender teen Lila Perry began to feel like a girl when she was 13
Transgender Teen's Restroom Access Sparks Controversy in Missouri Town
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 59 minutes ago
Missouri transgender teen Lila Perry began to feel like a girl when she was 13 and started appearing as one in school this year when classes began in August. Missouri transgender teen Lila Perry began to feel like a girl when she was 13 and started... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Gov. Brown's Highway Plan Includes $65 Driver FeeMore than two months after calling a special session to address California's tr
Gov. Brown's Highway Plan Includes $65 Driver Fee
NBC Bay Area / Posted an hour ago
More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it, including a $65 annual fee for drivers and... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Governor Brown's highway plan includes $65 driver feeSACRAMENTO -- More than two months after calling a special session to address C
Governor Brown's highway plan includes $65 driver fee
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted an hour ago
SACRAMENTO -- More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it, including a $65 annual fee for... Read more
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The Daily Review
Governor Brown's highway plan includes $65 driver feeSACRAMENTO -- More than two months after calling a special session to address C
Governor Brown's highway plan includes $65 driver fee
The Daily Review / Posted an hour ago
SACRAMENTO -- More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it, including a $65 annual fee for... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Transgender teen controversy divides townMissouri transgender teen Lila Perry began to feel like a girl when she was 13
Transgender teen controversy divides town
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 2 hours ago
Missouri transgender teen Lila Perry began to feel like a girl when she was 13 and started appearing as one in school this year when classes began in August. The 17-year-old Hillsboro High School senior wears skirts, makeup and a long wig styled... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Property sale deal possibleIDA Executive Director James Mraz said Tuesday the sale may be consummated at h
Property sale deal possible
The Leader-Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
IDA Executive Director James Mraz said Tuesday the sale may be consummated at his agency's next meeting at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Fort Johnstown Annex. "We're working on a draft [agreement] right now," Mraz said. The IDA owns the Tryon Technology... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Donald Trump takes the pledgeGet The Power Lunch newsletter, a must-read weekday roundup of what's buzzing i
Donald Trump takes the pledge
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
Get The Power Lunch newsletter, a must-read weekday roundup of what's buzzing in Florida politics: Welcome to the Power Lunch, where I'm signing a pledge card to continue writing about Donald Trump just so long as he keeps doing Trump-y things.... Read more
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The Hindu
SC makes Maharashtra govt a party in Shobhaa De pleaThe author has challenged the Maharashtra government's privilege notice against
SC makes Maharashtra govt a party in Shobhaa De plea
The Hindu / Posted 3 hours ago
The author has challenged the Maharashtra government's privilege notice against her tweets on its decision to make exhibition of Marathi films mandatory in multiplexes. The Supreme Court on Friday made Maharashtra government a party to a petition... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Franklin County bed tax adopted, after hiccupThat important clarification was made prior to the law's adoption Thursday, tha
Franklin County bed tax adopted, after hiccup
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 4 hours ago
That important clarification was made prior to the law's adoption Thursday, thanks to a Fish Creek area resident who raised the issue. The last-minute hiccup came after more than three years of work to get the 5 percent occupancy tax enacted by... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Controversy over bathroom access for transgender teen divides townUpdated: Fri, Sep 04 2015, 09:53 AM UNDATED (CNN) -- Missouri transgender teen
Controversy over bathroom access for transgender teen divides town
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 4 hours ago
Updated: Fri, Sep 04 2015, 09:53 AM UNDATED (CNN) -- Missouri transgender teen Lila Perry began to feel like a girl when she was 13 and started appearing as one in school this year when classes began in August. The 17-year-old Hillsboro High School... Read more
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DNA Info
Food Vendors Near World Trade Center Site Pose Security Threat, NYPD SaysPolice want to expand a no-vending zone around the perimeter of the World Trade
Food Vendors Near World Trade Center Site Pose Security Threat, NYPD Says
DNA Info / Posted 5 hours ago
Police want to expand a no-vending zone around the perimeter of the World Trade Center complex. Pictured here, a food vendor sits at Liberty Street and Trinity Place, next to a future car checkpoint. View Full Caption FINANCIAL DISTRICT — Food... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Attorney general rejects amendment on guns, self-defenseCBB: What we are now seeing in action is the NEW Teapubliban heritage here in…
Attorney general rejects amendment on guns, self-defense
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 hours ago
CBB: What we are now seeing in action is the NEW Teapubliban heritage here in… so now we'll get to see just how far toward MANDATED open carry the new… We could bring the salaries of state legislature members down to the value of their…... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Maine Voters Hope To Restore Their Revolutionary Election SystemWASHINGTON -- In 1996, Maine became the first state to enact a public financing
Maine Voters Hope To Restore Their Revolutionary Election System
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- In 1996, Maine became the first state to enact a public financing system for statewide elections, inspiring other places, including Arizona, Connecticut and New York City, to follow suit. This year, Maine hopes to blaze a trail again by... Read more
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Orange County Register
The defiant Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who refuses to issue gay marriage licensesThe job of Rowan County clerk is not one you take seeking celebrity. It mostly
The defiant Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who refuses to issue gay marriage licenses
Orange County Register / Posted 6 hours ago
The job of Rowan County clerk is not one you take seeking celebrity. It mostly involves shuffling paper: maintaining voter registration rolls, overseeing elections, issuing license plates, filing reports on the goings-on in the small northeastern... Read more
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Orange County Register
Gov. Jerry Brown proposes $3.6 billion-year plan to repair roads, highwaysSACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billi
Gov. Jerry Brown proposes $3.6 billion-year plan to repair roads, highways
Orange County Register / Posted 6 hours ago
SACRAMENTO – Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California’s crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases... Read more
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Philly.com
California governor's highway plan includes $65 driver feeSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than two months after calling a special session
California governor's highway plan includes $65 driver fee
Philly.com / Posted 6 hours ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it, including a $65... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Clerk jailed, deputies vow to issue licensesASHLAND, Ky. -- A defiant county clerk in Kentucky went to jail Thursday for re
Clerk jailed, deputies vow to issue licenses
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
ASHLAND, Ky. -- A defiant county clerk in Kentucky went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to issue the licenses themselves. U.S. District Judge David Bunning said he had no... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes onDemonstrators stand on the front steps of the federal building waving a rainbow
U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 9 hours ago
Demonstrators stand on the front steps of the federal building waving a rainbow flag in protest of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis' arrival to attend a contempt of court hearing for her refusal to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples at the... Read more
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Denver Post
California governor's highway plan includes $65 driver feeSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More than two months after calling a special session
California governor's highway plan includes $65 driver fee
Denver Post / Posted 9 hours ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it, including a $65... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes onASHLAND, Ky.: A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to is
US clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 hours ago
ASHLAND, Ky.: A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her two-month-old legal fight over a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding... Read more
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ABC News
California Governor's Highway Plan Includes $65 Driver FeeMore than two months after calling a special session to address California's tr
California Governor's Highway Plan Includes $65 Driver Fee
ABC News / Posted 10 hours ago
More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it, including a $65 annual fee for drivers and... Read more
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iol.co.za
Clerk jailed for gay marriage defianceREUTERSRowan County clerk Kim Davis, right, is shown in this courtroom sketch d
Clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance
iol.co.za / Posted 10 hours ago
REUTERSRowan County clerk Kim Davis, right, is shown in this courtroom sketch during her contempt of court hearing at the US District Court in Ashland, Kentucky. Picture: Marlene Steele Ashland, Kentucky - A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Bloviation doesn’t winOK, I�ll grant that the Rutland Herald has its flaws, as do all media outlets,
Bloviation doesn’t win
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
OK, I�ll grant that the Rutland Herald has its flaws, as do all media outlets, print, Internet, radio and TV, but the rant leveled at this newspaper by Representative Terenzini, calling the very newspaper he asks to publish his letters a... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes onASHLAND, Ky. A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to iss
U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on
Reuters / Posted 12 hours ago
ASHLAND, Ky. A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her two-month-old legal fight over a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus institute releases partisan poll results on state issuesA campus institute released data from polls this week measuring Californian par
Campus institute releases partisan poll results on state issues
The Daily Californian / Posted 12 hours ago
A campus institute released data from polls this week measuring Californian partisan support of various state issues. UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies released responses from more than 2,000 California residents on topics such as... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
NC lottery draws losing card with criticsWhile the state legislature considers expanding the N.C. Education Lottery, exp
NC lottery draws losing card with critics
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 13 hours ago
While the state legislature considers expanding the N.C. Education Lottery, experts claim it reaps low rewards and bears an unseen cost to the state — gambling addictions and regressive taxes. Legislators have debated adding $10 million in... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Northerly Island Park Set To Open In ChicagoSite Of The 'Meigs Field Massacre' Transformed Into Parkland It had been the s
Northerly Island Park Set To Open In Chicago
The Aero-News Network / Posted 14 hours ago
Site Of The 'Meigs Field Massacre' Transformed Into Parkland It had been the site of the 1933-34 World's Fair, and then became a thriving airport. When the runways were bulldozed, in violation of various promises and covenants in the middle of the... Read more
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South Maryland News
Committed to keeping education affordable, accessible and excellentI read with great interest “Rebuilding St. Mary’s College’s student body” in th
Committed to keeping education affordable, accessible and excellent
South Maryland News / Posted 14 hours ago
I read with great interest “Rebuilding St. Mary’s College’s student body” in the Aug. 28 edition of The Enterprise. The editorial was informative and supportive of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, although I offer here some clarifications for your... Read more
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South Maryland News
St. Mary’s zoning allows marijuana farmsIt won’t be up to the county commissioners if medical marijuana farming comes t
St. Mary’s zoning allows marijuana farms
South Maryland News / Posted 14 hours ago
It won’t be up to the county commissioners if medical marijuana farming comes to St. Mary’s. Those decisions will be made in Annapolis. The only authority local officials have over the issue is in their zoning rules, county officials were told this... Read more
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The Advocate
Major political shift in Ascension Parish underway as once Democratic bastion becoming Republican strongholdDONALDSONVILLE — The First and Last Chance Café in Donaldsonville has a storied
Major political shift in Ascension Parish underway as once Democratic bastion becoming Republican stronghold
The Advocate / Posted 16 hours ago
DONALDSONVILLE — The First and Last Chance Café in Donaldsonville has a storied history as one of the spots in the historic Mississippi River city where Democrats would gather to cut a political deal. Billy Guillot, 54, owner of the restaurant/bar... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Education Proponents Want Special Legislative Session On School FundingEducation advocates gathered Thursday at the state capitol. They want Gov. Doug
Education Proponents Want Special Legislative Session On School Funding
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 16 hours ago
Education advocates gathered Thursday at the state capitol. They want Gov. Doug Ducey and the state legislature to call a special session to resolve the issue of inflation funding to schools. A state judge has ruled Arizona owes its public schools... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway planCreated: 09/03/2015 6:52 PM By: By JULIET WILLIAMS SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) —
California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway plan
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 17 hours ago
Created: 09/03/2015 6:52 PM By: By JULIET WILLIAMS SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Reaction to Governor's Trip to CubaLITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Governor Asa Hutchinson is planning an historic trip to th
Reaction to Governor's Trip to Cuba
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 17 hours ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Governor Asa Hutchinson is planning an historic trip to the island nation of Cuba. The governor's office says the trip at the end of the month will focus on promoting Arkansas agriculture. The possibility of opening up the Cuban... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
In Kentucky, Long-Awaited Marriage Licenses Could Come FridaySame-sex couples and their supporters are set to celebrate a victory Friday, wh
In Kentucky, Long-Awaited Marriage Licenses Could Come Friday
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 hours ago
Same-sex couples and their supporters are set to celebrate a victory Friday, when it's expected that Rowan County, Ky., officials will issue marriage licenses – something that hasn't happened since the County Clerk Kim Davis refused to go along with... Read more
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Salon.com
California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway planSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration is proposing to spe
California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway plan
Salon.com / Posted 18 hours ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California’s crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Controversy over bathroom access for transgender teen divides Missouri townThe 17-year-old Hillsboro High School senior wears skirts, makeup and a long wi
Controversy over bathroom access for transgender teen divides Missouri town
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 18 hours ago
The 17-year-old Hillsboro High School senior wears skirts, makeup and a long wig styled with bobby pins. She even started using the girls’ locker room to change for gym class, despite the school’s offer of a single-occupancy restroom. “I am a girl.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Lt. Gov. candidate tells Reeves to hand over e-mailsThe Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor is asking the incumbent to hand
Lt. Gov. candidate tells Reeves to hand over e-mails
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 18 hours ago
The Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor is asking the incumbent to hand over his government e-mails regarding the school funding initiative. Tim Johnson (D), who faces Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves (R) in November, said Reeves should properly respond... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway planSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spe
California governor offers $3.6 billion annual highway plan
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 19 hours ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual user fee and increases in... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lt. Gov. candidate tells Reeves to hand over e-mailsThe Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor is asking the incumbent to hand
Lt. Gov. candidate tells Reeves to hand over e-mails
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 19 hours ago
The Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor is asking the incumbent to hand over his government e-mails regarding the school funding initiative. Tim Johnson (D), who faces Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves (R) in November, said Reeves should properly respond... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Texas clinics challenge abortion limitsFacing the prospect that Texas could soon have only ten sites throughout the st
Texas clinics challenge abortion limits
SCOTUSblog / Posted 19 hours ago
Facing the prospect that Texas could soon have only ten sites throughout the state where women may seek abortions — a reduction from more than forty two years ago, a group of clinics and doctors has asked the Supreme Court to overturn two key parts... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Visitors can carry open containers in Birmingham's Uptown District starting September 3Starting Thursday, September 3, patrons in Birmingham’s Uptown entertainment di
Visitors can carry open containers in Birmingham's Uptown District starting September 3
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 20 hours ago
Starting Thursday, September 3, patrons in Birmingham’s Uptown entertainment district can take their alcoholic drinks outside. The entertainment district is the pilot location for the open container ordinance. Birmingham city council members have... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Controversy over bathroom access for transgender teen divides Missouri townHILLSBORO, Mo. — Missouri transgender teen Lila Perry began to feel like a girl
Controversy over bathroom access for transgender teen divides Missouri town
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 20 hours ago
HILLSBORO, Mo. — Missouri transgender teen Lila Perry began to feel like a girl when she was 13 and started appearing as one in school this year when classes began in August. The 17-year-old Hillsboro High School senior wears skirts, makeup and a... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Auditor Warns Districts about Initiative SupportLauderdale County, Miss.Lauderdale County School District is one of several in
Auditor Warns Districts about Initiative Support
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 21 hours ago
Lauderdale County, Miss.Lauderdale County School District is one of several in the state warned about putting information on their website supporting Initiative 42. The auditor's office and some state lawmakers notified the Mississippi Department of... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Kim Davis jailed over gay marriage?A federal judge was right to hold in contempt and jail Kim Davis, the Rowan Cou
Kim Davis jailed over gay marriage?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 21 hours ago
A federal judge was right to hold in contempt and jail Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Kentucky, clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Davis has no legal justification to break the law. She is not exercising civil... Read more
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