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3 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

US job growth eases but tops 200K for a 6th month

U.S. employers extended their hiring surge into July by adding a solid 209,000 jobs.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bell, CA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bob McDonnell

5 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

US markets retreat for a second day

One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character has been found mentally unable to stand trial.


Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob McDonnell, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Markets

7 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

APNewsBreak: Democrat to be SC governor briefly

Gov. Yancey McGill will temporarily serve as South Carolina's chief executive on Friday, while Gov. Nikki Haley undergoes surgery on her right arm.


Related Topix: Nikki Haley, Kingstree, SC, College of Charleston

11 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Witness in ex-Va. gov trial: Gifts, but no affair

The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, Wedding, Tobacco, Star Scientific

15 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

1,100 layoffs planned at Alpha coal mines in W.Va.

One of the nation's largest coal producers said Thursday it expects to lay off 1,100 workers at 11 southern West Virginia surface coal mines by mid-October, citing dismal markets and federal regulation.


Related Topix: Appalachia, VA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Earl Ray Tomblin, Seattle, WA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Opponents offer 2 alternatives to Corcoran breakup

A white hearse pulled up to the entrance of a downtown Honolulu cathedral Thursday, carrying the remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients in the 1880s.


Related Topix: California, Jerry Brown

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Christie defends record in 2nd summer stop in NH

Promising to visit New Hampshire often, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday defended his economic record against Democratic attacks while courting voters in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state for the second time in little more than a month ahead of a prospective White House bid.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US News, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, BAE Systems


Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

Five people are suing the federal government alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their applications for citizenship and green cards.


Related Topix: California, Jerry Brown, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel


GOP gubernatorial candidate lives as homeless person

California's Republican candidate for governor said he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic downturn.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.12 percent

They were once friends, or at least friendly. Both were self-made men who'd soared far past their working-class background.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Bob McDonnell, Scott Walker

Times Herald

Supporter of Ky. governor racks up mining violations

A highwall is shown at a Justice Companies mine in Letcher County in a photo taken during an inspection.


Related Topix: Letcher County, KY, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Louisville, KY, Steve Beshear

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Opponents press Snyder to cancel prison contract

Opponents are pressing Gov. Rick Snyder's administration to cancel the state's contract with a company that provides food in the prison system.


Related Topix: Rick Snyder

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Tony Gwynn Day declared under acting governor

A San Diego lawmaker who briefly filled in as governor declared Tony Gwynn Day in honor of the late Padres baseball player.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Foster parent charged with murder in hot car death

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the... The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of ... (more)


Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, California, Prison, Bob McDonnell

Justice Deptment weighs in on Ohio, Wisconsin voting cases

WASHINGTON: The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters.


Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government, Eric Holder, Scott Walker, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

KTEN-TV Denison

Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

Northern Colorado got the brunt of heavy rains that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Drugs, Pennsylvania, Bob McDonnell

KNUS-AM Aurora

Vacations, trips detailed at ex-governor's trial

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Bob McDonnell


An early rally fades on the US stock market

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he has mixed emotions about winning his defamation lawsuit in U.S. District Court.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Governor Mike Pence

Gov. Mike Pence is asking that more than 200 immigrant children placed in Indiana be deported and chiding President Barack Obama for not alerting him of the placements.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Mike Pence, US News

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Tokyo governor defends venue relocation plans

When former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted on corruption charges in January, the couple stood together at a hastily called news conference to denounce the charges.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, January