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1 hr ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

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Related Topix: Prison, Arizona, Arizona Government, Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jan Brewer

2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Some lethal injection problems in US executions

Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Ted Strickland, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ohio

6 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Federal Judge Rules Colorado Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional, Issues Temporary Stay

A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling to give the state a chance to appeal.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Gay/Lesbian, John Hickenlooper, US Politics

7 hrs ago | KAUZ

US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

An analysis of the first six months of Seattle police enforcement under new marijuana laws finds homeless people and African American males are more likely to be ticketed for public pot use than anyone else.

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Related Topix: Prison, Air Accidents, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry

10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

CBS says Colbert keeping CBS' 'Late Show' in NYC

This Jan. 31, 2014 file image released by Starpix shows Stephen Colbert at the Shape Magazine and Men's Fitness Super Bowl Party in New York.

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Related Topix: CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Andrew Cuomo

12 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

APNewsBreak: Medicaid enrollees strain Oregon

In this July 11, 2014 photo, patient Amanda Thornton, left, of Aloha, Ore., speaks with primary care doctor John Guerreiro at a clinic run by the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center in Beaverton, Ore.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Medicaid, Health, Medicine, Aloha, OR, John Kitzhaber

15 hrs ago | CBS Local

Poll: Governor's Race Gets Close Amid Attacks

With the campaign dominated by a barrage of back-and-forth attacks, Democrat Charlie Crist's lead over Republican incumbent Rick Scott has narrowed in the race for Florida governor, a new poll shows.

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

19 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off

Perdue emerged the winner of Tuesday's runoff against longtime Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah, claiming nearly 51 percent of the vote in unofficial returns.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Georgia, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia Government, Sonny Perdue

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Biden among Urban League meeting speakers in Ohio

Vice President Joe Biden's scheduled speech Thursday headlines the lineup of participants at the conference Wednesday through Sunday in downtown Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: Ohio, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Joe Biden, Steve Beshear, Barack Obama

CNN

Lead foot: Palin gets speeding ticket

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was ticketed last week in her hometown of Wasilla, where she once served as mayor, for going 10-19 mph over the speed limit.

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Related Topix: Sarah Palin, US Politics, US News

CBS Local

Beretta: Gun Law Forcing Move Out Of Maryland

Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Accokeek, MD, Bill Haslam, Martin O'Malley

Sunherald.com

General: Guard to take observation role at border

Texas Adjutant General John Nichols said the troops will help deter illicit traffic while U.S. Border Patrol agents deal with a record spike of unaccompanied minors entering the country.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry

WFAA-TV Dallas

Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core

Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards are suing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing him of illegally meddling in education policy.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican

The Town Talk

Wisconsin GOP files complaint against Trek over Walker ad

In this combination of undated file photos is Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, left, and his Democratic gubernatorial opponent Mary Burke.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker

The News-Star

Ten things to know for Tuesday, July 22

The official says the IDF combatant went missing after a deadly battle over the weekend.

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Related Topix: World News, Rick Perry

The Town Talk

Distracted driving cases tough to build

West Deptford resident Esther Jackson cares for her son Carsten Jackson, 4, who was suffered a severe brain injury after being hit by a car 2 years ago.

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Related Topix: West Deptford, NJ, Deptford, NJ, Chris Christie, Westville, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WHAS11

Christie: No plans to campaign in NY for Astorino

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he doesn't have plans to campaign for New York's Republican candidate for governor because he doesn't campaign for candidates he doesn't think can win.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, Greenwich, CT, Andrew Cuomo

WAND-TV Decatur

UN calls for probe of plane downed over Ukraine

A JetBlue pilot from Florida is among six people arrested by Boston police over the weekend in an investigation of drug dealing incidents near the Boston Common.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, Carmel, NY

The Modesto Bee

California reduces deportations for minor crimes

Federal law lets legal immigrants be deported if they are given a sentence of one year or more.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, Modesto, CA

WIS-TV Columbia

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border, a local lawmaker confirmed Monday.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Gay/Lesbian, Prison, Transgender, Rick Perry, US News

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