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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

Christian Science Monitor

Gov. Rick Perry to send 1,000 National Guard troops to US-Mexico border

A state lawmaker says 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.

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

Daily Mail

Armed robbers who fired stun gun at Ilford shop manager jailed for 94 years

The final indignity: Horror as bodies of MH17 crash victims are lined up on side of dirt track, tossed into dumpster trucks and carted off to morgue train after being left in 85F heat for three days Defiant Putin warns the West not to use MH17 tragedy for 'selfish political ends', as Ukraine accuses Russia of spiriting away shrapnel-hit bodies to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry

Bellingham Herald

Project at Ky. coal plant to trap carbon dioxide

They will be breaking ground Monday on the carbon capture pilot system at the E.W. Brown Generating Station in Harrodsburg.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Steve Beshear

Northern Michigan News

Better weather to aid in Wash. wildfire fight

Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds of square miles of terrain.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather, Okanogan County, WA

The Tribune

Family spokesman: Ex-Oregon Gov. Vic Atiyeh dies

Vic Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor who shepherded the state through a deep recession during two terms in the 1980s, died Sunday night, a family spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, John Kitzhaber

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Senate race zeroes in on metro Atlanta, north Ga.

Neither Republican running in Georgia's closely watched Senate race has a natural advantage in metro Atlanta, where the state's most populous area and a ring of northern exurbs are serving as the key battleground ahead of Tuesday's runoff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Dollar General, Retail, Sonny Perdue

Sunherald.com

Wampanoag chief has mixed feelings on casino bid

The tribe's chief, 92-year-old Vernon "Silent Drum" Lopez, said he is awed by how far the tribe has come since the days of his youth when tribal members lived off the land, but he has mixed feelings about a potential next step: a $500 million casino resort that the tribe is proposing to build in Taunton.

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Related Topix: Mashpee, MA, Deval Patrick, Popponesset, MA

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