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2 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Missouri governor names new public safety director, nearly 3 weeks after police shooting

Missouri's governor on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its only black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, 9, Riot

6 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named a new state public safety director, nearly three weeks after the police shooting of Michael Brown led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Jay Nixon, Bobby Jindal

8 hrs ago | WITN

Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Bringing Petition To Gov. McCrory

Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, Gay/Lesbian, Raleigh, NC, Asheville, NC

12 hrs ago | KAUZ

Florida, Arizona pick nominees for governor

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives, Charlie Crist, Rick Scott

12 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blue

Gov. Bobby Jindal: The latest to sue Obama

Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Doug Ducey wins GOP primary for Arizona governor

State Treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey won the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday, riding to victory with a campaign that focused on his blend of government and business experience in serving as a state official and building an ice cream company into a national brand.

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Related Topix: Jan Brewer

Brandon Sun

Former Florida Gov. Crist wins Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott

Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist won the Democratic primary to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday, marking another step in an unlikely political comeback four years after leaving the Republican Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Scott, Charlie Crist, Florida, Florida Government, John McCain

KOLD-TV Tucson

Maine Governor LePage embraces candor in campaign

Maine Gov. Paul LePage sometimes can't help mouthing off, once telling the Portland chapter of the NAACP to "kiss my butt," calling the IRS "the new Gestapo" and saying he wouldn't be afraid to tell President Barack Obama to "go to hell."

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Related Topix: Paul LePage, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Another milestone: S&P 500 closes above 2,000

Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to American-led attempts over the past three... The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Air Accidents, Paul LePage

KMPH-TV Fresno

McDonnell questioned about dealings with executive

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, Tobacco, Star Scientific

WLNE-TV Providence

NY teen gets 5 to 15 years for wreck that killed 4

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mineola, NY, Bob McDonnell, Wedding, Air Accidents

Athens Banner-Herald

Napa earthquake hastens calls for warning system

The earthquake that jolted California's wine capital may have caused at least $1 billion in property damage, but it also added impetus to the state's effort to develop an early warning system that might offer a few precious seconds for residents to duck under desks, trains to slow down and utility lines to be powered down before the seismic waves ... (more)

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Dianne Feinstein, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, California, Drink, Wine, Jerry Brown

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

California Gov. Jerry Brown welcomes Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES >> Mexico's president spoke Monday of the need for U.S. immigration reform on a two-day visit to immigrant-friendly California, saying those who reject diversity and inclusion will ultimately be proven wrong.

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Related Topix: California, Immigration Reform, Jerry Brown, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Michael Brown's family says he was a 'gentle soul'

Father of slain teen Michael Brown, Michael Brown, Sr., left, and Reverend Al Sharpton, right, gesture to the crowd at Peace Fest, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in St. .

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, California, Rick Perry, Texas Government, Texas

The Arizona Republic

A look at earthquake's impact on Calif. region

A strong earthquake rattled a swath of Northern California's wine country in the early hours of Sunday morning, unleashing most of its damage on the city of Napa in the heart of the vineyard-studded region.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, American Canyon, CA, Jerry Brown, Napa County, CA

Law.com

Lawyers for Texas' Perry Ask Judge for Dismissal

Attorneys for indicted Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry formally asked a judge Monday to dismiss felony charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Rick Perry, Travis County, TX

KTVN Reno

Correction: Britain-Obit-Richard Attenborough

A commanding general at a Virginia Army base says a soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office, then shot herself in the head as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her.

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Related Topix: In Which We Serve, War Movies, Drama Movies, Crime Movies, Brighton Rock, Thriller, Richard Attenborough, Rick Perry, Texas Government, Texas

WIBA-AM Madison

The Tea Party Governor Backlash of 2014

To an exhausted electorate, the final midterms of the Obama presidency are failing to drive much mainstream excitement, and no clear national themes have emerged despite the high-stakes fight for the Senate.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Pat McCrory

WHAS11

Fla. primary: Ex-gov. Crist seeks job back as Dem

A former Republican governor of Florida, Charlie Crist, has campaigned at early voting sites and black churches, seeking voter support ahead of a Democratic primary as he bids for his old job back under a different party affiliation.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist, Rick Scott

Cybercast News Service

Californians tear out lawns to cope with drought

Rick Blankenship was tired of an insatiable lawn he couldn't keep green, no matter how he watered it, so he decided to tear it out.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Long Beach, CA, Jerry Brown, Home Gardening, Home

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