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School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Violent Crime

Mon Sep 01, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

NY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo marches in the West Indian Day Parade, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo


Illinois to spend another $102M on high-speed rail

The state of Illinois will spent $102 million to build a bridge over the Kankakee River along with other improvements as part of high-speed rail upgrades between Chicago and St. Louis.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, Wilmington, IL, Elwood, IL

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Education Ills An Issue In Governor Race

An underfunded, little-known Democratic candidate for governor has a new tool to use in attacking the Republican incumbent after the federal government stripped Oklahoma of authority to decide how to spend millions in education funding because of the state's repeal of national academic standards.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, Rush Springs, OK

San Bernardino County Sun

North Carolina offered $100M for Toyota HQ, twice Texas bid

North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Pat McCrory


Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

In this Sept. 6, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama greets supporters before speaking on the economy at the Milwaukee Laborfest in Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Milwaukee, WI, Scott Walker

Cybercast News Service

A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel

September 2007: Revel Entertainment and partner Morgan Stanley file plans for a new casino and 3,800 hotel rooms.


Related Topix: Stanley, Chris Christie

Windsor Beacon

Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized

A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power.


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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Scale will matter for success of New York casinos

Racino revenue is down. Casinos are closing in Atlantic City, while new ones are opening in Maryland and Massachusetts.


Related Topix: New York, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Sullivan County, NY, Cleveland, NY, Andrew Cuomo


Quinn to live on minimum wage for week

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is hoping to show first-hand what it's like to live on the state's minimum wage of $8.25 an hour.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

California lawmakers pass first U.S. plastic bag ban

Bill would prohibit single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and large pharmacies in 2015 and at convenience stores in 2016.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

50-state look at how Common Core playing out in US

The state school board folded Common Core into the state's College and Career Ready Standards for public schools and has been defending the decision ever since.


Related Topix: US News, Alabama, Country, Education Etc., Jan Brewer, Jerry Brown, Jack Markell

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WMAL-AM Washington

California Passes Plastic Bag Ban

California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic grocery bags.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown


In Texas, Ted Cruz Sounds Like He's Running For President In 2016

Firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz is sounding increasingly like he's made up his mind to run for president in 2016.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

South American food chains use Florida as US gate

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.


Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Agriculture, Science, Jerry Brown


Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St. Louis, MO, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Jay Nixon

Cape Cod Times

Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, the Hilltop Women's Reproductive clinic is photographed in El Paso, Texas.


Related Topix: Abortion, Texas Government, Texas, El Paso, TX, Rick Perry


California appeals teacher tenure ruling

Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Jerry Brown, Los Angeles County, CA, Education Etc., Diamond Bar, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WAND-TV Decatur

Officials: 2 dead in suicide attack in Afghanistan

Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than... Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to ... (more)


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, Bob McDonnell

Monterey County Herald

Lawmakers pass first California groundwater rules

The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmakers sent Friday to Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US News