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2 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

9/11 relatives to get second shot at scholarships

Relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks will get a second chance to apply for college scholarships under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.


Related Topix: California, Jerry Brown, California Government

7 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

Officer charged in hot-car death of police dog

A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Bob McDonnell

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Emails show Walker recall election campaign push

By TODD RICHMOND and M.L. JOHNSON Associated Press Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group that would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him.


Related Topix: Scott Walker, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel

Brandon Sun

Governors optimistic sale to resolve New England supermarket dispute will come soon

The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they were optimistic the long-running family dispute that has hobbled the Market Basket supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell it to its ousted CEO.


Related Topix: Deval Patrick, Maggie Hassan, Tewksbury, MA

The Willits News

Stallone and stars promote 'Expendables' in Asia

The 68-year-old action star is in Macau on Friday to promote the third and latest installment of the action film series.


Related Topix: The Expendables, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone

County forgives $2.4M in bad speed-camera tickets

He tells Newsday that five cameras issued tickets on days when school was not in session.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo

Cybercast News Service

Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.


Related Topix: Oregon, Oregon Government, Health Insurance, John Kitzhaber

California permits outdoor dining with dogs

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday said he signed a bill permitting pet dogs at restaurants with outdoor spaces.


Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Jerry Brown


1990 arson-murder rap tossed, man is set free

An Oklahoma oral surgeon whose filthy clinics led to the testing of thousands of patients for HIV and hepatitis permanently surrendered his professional license on Friday.


Related Topix: Associated Press, Bob McDonnell

Brandon Sun

National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson; night saw no unrest, few arrests

The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb where unrest erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, St Louis County, MO


With 2016 in mind, Perry heads to New Hampshire

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent indictment and tries to convince voters that he's an improved version of the 2012 candidate who stumbled badly.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US News


Ex-Virginia governor talks about troubled marriage

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote a long, forlorn email to his wife three years ago trying to save his marriage, calling her his "soulmate," yet he also said he grew so weary of her yelling that he began taking refuge in his office late at night rather than go home.


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

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Obama pours cold water on Ice Bucket Challenge

President Barack Obama won't be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, Chris Christie

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Guilty plea from marathon bombing suspect's friend

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell downplayed the significance of his joy ride in a Ferrari owned by a former CEO of a dietary supplement maker.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, Kentucky, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology


Prosecutor urges Gov. Nixon to decide on removal

St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says he has no intentions of removing himself from the Michael Brown case, and he is urging Gov. Jay Nixon to once and for all decide if he will act on calls for McCulloch's ouster.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, St Louis County, MO


Nixon orders withdrawal of Guard from Ferguson

Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Bob McDonnell, Virginia


Remington shifts jobs from NY to Alabama

Remington is reducing its work force in New York, where the gun maker has operated a factory for nearly 200 years, and where new gun laws are in the spotlight.


Related Topix: Ilion, NY, Andrew Cuomo

CBS Local

Former Va. Governor to Address Marriage at Trial

Former Va. Governor Bob McDonnell walks to his corruption trial at U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, August 18, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, Wedding, Richmond, VA

Cybercast News Service

California drought stings bees, honey supplies

California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Los Banos, CA, Jerry Brown