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The Daily Mining Gazette
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human traffickingAnn Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight eff
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 37 minutes ago
Ann Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight efforts to stop it. Schuette worked with the state Legislature to form the commission in 2013. It includes lawmakers, state leaders, activists and law enforcement... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human traffickingAnn Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight eff
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 39 minutes ago
Ann Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight efforts to stop it. Schuette worked with the state Legislature to form the commission in 2013. It includes lawmakers, state leaders, activists and law enforcement... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Democratic convention: Bill Clinton pushes back against Republican’s ‘cartoon’ HillaryParty’s message and policy priorities will be around the White House race, cong
Democratic convention: Bill Clinton pushes back against Republican’s ‘cartoon’ Hillary
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
Party’s message and policy priorities will be around the White House race, congressional races, gubernatorial races and state legislature races. Prof. Goren sees inequality as the broad theme of the convention. The Democrats have already been... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hill defeats Holcomb to take Georgia House District 3 seatTuesday, July 26, 2016. RINGGOLD, Ga. — With the backing of lawmakers througho
Hill defeats Holcomb to take Georgia House District 3 seat
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted an hour ago
Tuesday, July 26, 2016. RINGGOLD, Ga. — With the backing of lawmakers throughout Georgia, Dewayne Hill will join the state legislature. Hill, a former Catoosa County commissioner, defeated Jeff Holcomb in a run-off election Tuesday for the... Read more
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The Alpena News
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human traffickingAnn Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight eff
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking
The Alpena News / Posted 2 hours ago
Ann Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight efforts to stop it. Schuette worked with the state Legislature to form the commission in 2013. It includes lawmakers, state leaders, activists and law enforcement... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
New Cut Road repaving to begin in AugustRoad will be paved, completing the�$6.1 million project. Spartanburg County Pu
New Cut Road repaving to begin in August
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
Road will be paved, completing the�$6.1 million project. Spartanburg County Public Works Director Travis Brown said the state Legislature provided Spartanburg County with $9.7 million in 2015 and�$2.2 million in 2016 for paving projects,... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human traffickingAnn Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight eff
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 4 hours ago
Ann Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight efforts to stop it. Schuette worked with the state Legislature to form the commission in 2013. It includes lawmakers, state leaders, activists and law enforcement... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human traffickingAnn Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight eff
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 4 hours ago
Ann Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight efforts to stop it. Schuette worked with the state Legislature to form the commission in 2013. It includes lawmakers, state leaders, activists and law enforcement... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Dewayne Hill wins Georgia State House raceFormer Catoosa County Commissioner Dewayne Hill will join the state legislature
Dewayne Hill wins Georgia State House race
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
Former Catoosa County Commissioner Dewayne Hill will join the state legislature. Hill defeated Jeff Holcomb in a run-off election tonight, 1,822 votes to 1,324. He will replace Tom Weldon, who decided not to run for re-election in March. Holcomb... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human traffickingAnn Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight eff
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 hours ago
Ann Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight efforts to stop it. Schuette worked with the state Legislature to form the commission in 2013. It includes lawmakers, state leaders, activists and law enforcement... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human traffickingAnn Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight eff
Leaders set to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 hours ago
Ann Arbor. It aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and highlight efforts to stop it. Schuette worked with the state Legislature to form the commission in 2013. It includes lawmakers, state leaders, activists and law enforcement... Read more
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Vail Daily
DA Brown asking for another termHeading out the scene of a homicide at 2 a.m. is not vacation.” McCollum said
DA Brown asking for another term
Vail Daily / Posted 5 hours ago
Heading out the scene of a homicide at 2 a.m. is not vacation.” McCollum said when Brown is giving testimony to the state Legislature, that’s not vacation. “Simply because someone is out of the office does not mean they’re on vacation,”... Read more
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The Telegraph
'Untenable' tag on liquor billabout the bill, which the state cabinet okayed yesterday and which is expected
'Untenable' tag on liquor bill
The Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
about the bill, which the state cabinet okayed yesterday and which is expected to be tabled in the monsoon session of the state legislature that is scheduled to commence on Friday. The lawyers were unanimous that the new bill - drafted to plug... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Lawmaker says she wants Utah liquor stores treated more like a businesssession to give the DABC more control of its own budget. The agency makes hundr
Lawmaker says she wants Utah liquor stores treated more like a business
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 6 hours ago
session to give the DABC more control of its own budget. The agency makes hundreds of millions of dollars, but the Utah State Legislature controls its purse strings. She told FOX 13 her bill would not allow the DABC to build more liquor stores... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Session yields 'a mixed bag' for cou...for bus drivers from seat belt violations. Thiede and Commissioner Paul Koerin
Crow Wing County Board: Session yields 'a mixed bag' for cou...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 hours ago
for bus drivers from seat belt violations. Thiede and Commissioner Paul Koering, who both previously served in the state Legislature alongside Novak, made comments about how the effectiveness of the body had deteriorated since their time.... Read more
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The News & Observer
Federal appeals court won’t rehear Wake County election maps case& Observer The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a request to reco
Federal appeals court won’t rehear Wake County election maps case
The News & Observer / Posted 7 hours ago
& Observer The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a request to reconsider its July 1 ruling that declared the state legislature’s election maps for the Wake County Board of Commissioners and school board to be unconstitutional. While... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Ogdensburg Moves Closer To Owning Psych Center Landof Ogdensburg could soon own 50 acres of prime waterfront on the St. Lawrence P
Ogdensburg Moves Closer To Owning Psych Center Land
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 7 hours ago
of Ogdensburg could soon own 50 acres of prime waterfront on the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center campus. That, after the state legislature gave the go-ahead to the deal. "The prime goal here is to get the property developed and I think we'll be... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Condemned home invasion killer is resentenced to life termby two who are completely evil and actually do not comprehend what they have do
Condemned home invasion killer is resentenced to life term
The Marietta Times / Posted 8 hours ago
by two who are completely evil and actually do not comprehend what they have done." Petit, now running for a seat in the state legislature, opposed abolition of Connecticut's death penalty. Komisarjevsky's lawyers had worked to spare him the... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Payson mayor candidates clashthis, he was ready to step forward. He had thought about running before, even
Payson mayor candidates clash
Payson Roundup / Posted 8 hours ago
this, he was ready to step forward. He had thought about running before, even kicked around the idea of running for the state Legislature, but didn’t want to step on Evans’ toes for the mayor’s seat. Hughes initially ran for a seat on the... Read more
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11 News Houston
Texas bullet train opponents hope to block project next yearThe state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private fi
Texas bullet train opponents hope to block project next year
11 News Houston / Posted 8 hours ago
The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private firm's plans to build a high-speed rail project connecting Houston and Dallas now that a federal transportation board has decided the project falls under state... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Texas bullet train opponents hope to block project next yearThe state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private fi
Texas bullet train opponents hope to block project next year
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 9 hours ago
The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private firm's plans to build a high-speed rail project connecting Houston and Dallas now that a federal transportation board has decided the project falls under state... Read more
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The Hill
The Republicans' hypocrisy on minimum wageBridget and voted by a margin of 12-1 to raise the minimum wage within the city
The Republicans' hypocrisy on minimum wage
The Hill / Posted 9 hours ago
Bridget and voted by a margin of 12-1 to raise the minimum wage within the city limits to $13 by 2020. But the Missouri state legislature had other ideas. When they saw what Kansas City was doing to try to lift up its low-wage workers, the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Sanders fires up Democrats with surprise speech at Tuesday breakfastin Congress, started it off with praise for California's same-day voter registr
Sanders fires up Democrats with surprise speech at Tuesday breakfast
Ventura County Star / Posted 9 hours ago
in Congress, started it off with praise for California's same-day voter registration and urged delegates to encourage the state Legislature to make Election Day a holiday. He listed off-platform positions such as ending the death penalty and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope To Block Project Next YearThe state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private fi
Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope To Block Project Next Year
KERA North Texas / Posted 10 hours ago
The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private firm's plans to build a high-speed rail project connecting Houston and Dallas now that a federal transportation board has decided the project falls under state... Read more
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FOX News
With death penalty abolished in Connecticut, home invasion killer resentenced to lifetwo who are completely evil and actually do not comprehend what they have done.
With death penalty abolished in Connecticut, home invasion killer resentenced to life
FOX News / Posted 10 hours ago
two who are completely evil and actually do not comprehend what they have done." Dr. Petit, now running for a seat in the state legislature, opposed abolition of Connecticut's death penalty. Komisarjevsky's lawyers had worked to spare him the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
NET RMA Announces Toll 49 Closure - TYLER – The North East Texas Regional Mobility (NET RMA) will close Toll 49 to perform camera upgrades and routine maintenance on the south end of the toll road on Wednesday July 27 from 9PM to 5AM on Thursday J...member counties: Bowie, Kaufman, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Panola, Rusk, Smit
NET RMA Announces Toll 49 Closure - TYLER – The North East Texas Regional Mobility (NET RMA) will close Toll 49 to perform camera upgrades and routine maintenance on the south end of the toll road on Wednesday July 27 from 9PM to 5AM on Thursday J...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 11 hours ago
member counties: Bowie, Kaufman, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Panola, Rusk, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Wood and Van Zandt. Texas RMAs were made possible through an initiative passed by State Legislature in 2001. The NET RMA was established in October 20... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Sanders makes surprise visit to California DNC delegationin Congress, started it off with praise for California’s same-day voter registr
Sanders makes surprise visit to California DNC delegation
The Record Searchlight / Posted 11 hours ago
in Congress, started it off with praise for California’s same-day voter registration and urged delegates to encourage the state legislature to make Election Day a holiday. He listed off-platform positions such as ending the death penalty and... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Sanders visits as Florida Democrats look to close ranksmost state and federal offices despite relatively even registration numbers. D
Sanders visits as Florida Democrats look to close ranks
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 11 hours ago
most state and federal offices despite relatively even registration numbers. Democrats are hoping to make gains in the state Legislature, the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate --- in addition to taking Florida's 29 electoral votes, more than a... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘These dogs had no chance’ prosecutor says at woman’s sentencingthe case could draw attention to “Angel's Law,” a bill stiffening penalties for
‘These dogs had no chance’ prosecutor says at woman’s sentencing
TribLIVE / Posted 11 hours ago
the case could draw attention to “Angel's Law,” a bill stiffening penalties for animal cruelty that is languishing in the state legislature. “We can't change the past, but we can change the laws for the future,” Manz said. Show commenting... Read more
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CBS News
Democratic convention sets up 5% of bathrooms to be "all-gender"Lipson, a top executive at North Carolina software company Citrix and Pat Spear
Democratic convention sets up 5% of bathrooms to be "all-gender"
CBS News / Posted 11 hours ago
Lipson, a top executive at North Carolina software company Citrix and Pat Spearman, the first lesbian politician in Nevada state legislature argued that North Carolina's law, also called HB2, which mandates transgender people in the state to use... Read more
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The Maui News
Ing deserves to continue as our representativeget a master's degree in public administration at American University in Washin
Ing deserves to continue as our representative
The Maui News / Posted 12 hours ago
get a master's degree in public administration at American University in Washington, D.C. He is elected to two terms in the state Legislature and earns the respect of constituents and colleagues alike, becoming the youngest committee chairman in the... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Delegate Diary: Smartphones, young attendees fueling Democratic National Conventionlaid out her city's success stories as one of the fastest growing in the countr
Delegate Diary: Smartphones, young attendees fueling Democratic National Convention
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
laid out her city's success stories as one of the fastest growing in the country. She also reminisced of her time in the state Legislature. "When I was there, we respected the role of local government," she said. "I don't know if that's true... Read more
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CBS News
Connecticut home invasion killer no longer on death rowtwo who are completely evil and actually do not comprehend what they have done.
Connecticut home invasion killer no longer on death row
CBS News / Posted 12 hours ago
two who are completely evil and actually do not comprehend what they have done." Dr. Petit, now running for a seat in the state legislature, opposed abolition of Connecticut's death penalty. Komisarjevsky's lawyers had worked to spare him the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Condemned home invasion killer is resentenced to life termtwo who are completely evil and actually do not comprehend what they have done.
Condemned home invasion killer is resentenced to life term
KWWL Iowa / Posted 13 hours ago
two who are completely evil and actually do not comprehend what they have done." Dr. Petit, now running for a seat in the state legislature, opposed abolition of Connecticut's death penalty. Komisarjevsky's lawyers had worked to spare him the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Should vaccines be compulsory?Cassandra Callender. Consider Makayla Sault. Consider Abraham Cherrix, whose ba
Should vaccines be compulsory?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 13 hours ago
Cassandra Callender. Consider Makayla Sault. Consider Abraham Cherrix, whose battle to refuse chemotherapy led the Virginia State legislature to pass “Abraham’s Law,” basically permission for teens over a certain age to refuse medical treatment in... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope to Block Project Next Year - Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope to Block Project Next Year by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune July 26 2016 The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a pri...The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private fi
Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope to Block Project Next Year - Texas Bullet Train Opponents Hope to Block Project Next Year by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune July 26 2016 The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a pri...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private firm's plans to build a high-speed rail project connecting Houston and Dallas now that a federal transportation board has decided the project falls under state... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bernie Sanders: Donald Trump ‘worst, least-prepared candidate for president in my lifetime’to transition to another organization which is going to support candidates runn
Bernie Sanders: Donald Trump ‘worst, least-prepared candidate for president in my lifetime’
The Washington Times / Posted 15 hours ago
to transition to another organization which is going to support candidates running for school board, for city council, for state legislature.” “Our job is to bring people into the political process around a progressive agenda,” he said. “An agenda... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Democratic convention: Michelle Obama makes powerful case for Hillary ClintonParty’s message and policy priorities will be around the White House race, cong
The Democratic convention: Michelle Obama makes powerful case for Hillary Clinton
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
Party’s message and policy priorities will be around the White House race, congressional races, gubernatorial races and state legislature races. Prof. Goren sees inequality as the broad theme of the convention. The Democrats have already been... Read more
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Breitbart
Don Lemon Panel: ‘Cory Booker Literally Believes In Love’Booker literally believes in love,” said Lemon panelist Bakari Sellers, a forme
Don Lemon Panel: ‘Cory Booker Literally Believes In Love’
Breitbart / Posted 16 hours ago
Booker literally believes in love,” said Lemon panelist Bakari Sellers, a former member of the South Carolina state legislature. “Personally I like him,” Lemon said of Booker. Lemon also had former Bernie Sanders comms director... Read more
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11 News Houston
High-speed rail opponents hope to block project next yearThe state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private fi
High-speed rail opponents hope to block project next year
11 News Houston / Posted 16 hours ago
The state Legislature could put up major road blocks next year for a private firm's plans to build a high-speed rail project connecting Houston and Dallas now that a federal transportation board has decided the project falls under state... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Second-Strangest Campaign of the Season Is Taking Place in Florida, of Courseterrified by the prospect of the private sector ever since. In 2008, as he appr
The Second-Strangest Campaign of the Season Is Taking Place in Florida, of Course
New York Magazine / Posted 17 hours ago
terrified by the prospect of the private sector ever since. In 2008, as he approached his term limit in the Florida State Legislature, he desperately searched for another office for which he could run. “People aren’t going to forget you,” a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The Democratic convention: Michelle Obama makes powerful case for Hillary ClintonParty’s message and policy priorities will be around the White House race, cong
The Democratic convention: Michelle Obama makes powerful case for Hillary Clinton
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
Party’s message and policy priorities will be around the White House race, congressional races, gubernatorial races and state legislature races. Prof. Goren sees inequality as the broad theme of the convention. The Democrats have already been... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Women a minority of US elected officialshave shown no improvement, according to an analysis by The Associated Press of
Women a minority of US elected officials
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
have shown no improvement, according to an analysis by The Associated Press of data collected by the National Conference of State Legislatures. It is another aspect of the gender divide — one of the most glaring in our society. Women still earn 79... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Sides form over state compliance with fed Real ID lawcountry should be eligible for driver's licenses. Amendments to the fiscal 2017
Sides form over state compliance with fed Real ID law
Lowell Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
country should be eligible for driver's licenses. Amendments to the fiscal 2017 budget, approved by both branches of the state Legislature, prompted questions over whether language intended to comply with the new federal standards would open a... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
NH, others excel at electing womena pride point for the state of New Hampshire, and it will continue. It's on bot
NH, others excel at electing women
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
a pride point for the state of New Hampshire, and it will continue. It's on both sides of the aisle." In Maine, where the state Legislature is also 29 percent female, there has never been a female governor, though women have long served in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
July 26, 2016voting districts are gerrymandered to favor one party over another, depending o
July 26, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
voting districts are gerrymandered to favor one party over another, depending on which party has majority control of the state Legislature and gets to control the redistricting process. Add to this the fact that winners sometimes are determined... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONvoting districts are gerrymandered to favor one party over another, depending o
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
voting districts are gerrymandered to favor one party over another, depending on which party has majority control of the state Legislature and gets to control the redistricting process. Add to this the fact that winners sometimes are determined... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Should vaccines be compulsory?Cassandra Callender. Consider Makayla Sault. Consider Abraham Cherrix, whose ba
Should vaccines be compulsory?
ScienceBlogs / Posted 21 hours ago
Cassandra Callender. Consider Makayla Sault. Consider Abraham Cherrix, whose battle to refuse chemotherapy led the Virginia State legislature to pass “Abraham’s Law,” basically permission for teens over a certain age to refuse medical treatment in... Read more
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FOX News
Prominent GOP Illinois lawmaker abruptly resigns over cybersecurity issuesAn Illinois Republican lawmaker resigned from his position in the state Legisla
Prominent GOP Illinois lawmaker abruptly resigns over cybersecurity issues
FOX News / Posted 23 hours ago
An Illinois Republican lawmaker resigned from his position in the state Legislature on Monday after saying he faced cybersecurity issues involving fraudulent social media accounts allegedly set up in his name. Ron Sandack, the vocal floor leader for... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Pure Country To Play Gazebo Thursdayin part by the state Council on the Arts Decentralization Regrant Program with
Pure Country To Play Gazebo Thursday
The Post-Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
in part by the state Council on the Arts Decentralization Regrant Program with support from Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature, and administered by the Cattaraugus County Arts Council. The program is also supported by area businesses,... Read more
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