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19 min ago | KMPH-TV Fresno
16, 2014, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. . A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, carrying the CLIO Spacecraft lifts off from Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Tuesday, Sept.
4 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
A group of religious leaders on Tuesday asked Gov. John Hickenlooper to pardon a Colorado convict who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early and creating a new life. The group of more than 20 faith leaders urged the release of Rene Lima-Marin, who was convicted in 2000 of multiple counts of robbery, kidnapping and burglary after he and another man robbed Aurora video stores at gunpoint when he was 20. A judge issued him back-to-back sentences for a total of 98 years in prison.
4 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse
Faith leaders are asking Gov. John Hickenlooper to pardon a Colorado convict who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early and creating a new life. A group of religious leaders on Tuesday asked Gov. John Hickenlooper to pardon a Colorado convict who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early and creating a new life.
5 hrs ago | WWLP
New Jersey has sold its pension fund investment in a venture capital firm that has connections to a Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate. The state Treasurer's Office announced Tuesday that it had sold its investment in General Catalyst to Washington University in St. Louis for $14.1 million, netting the state a $4.5 million profit over what it paid for the investment in December 2011.
9 hrs ago | KION 46
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday requiring local agencies with depleted supplies to begin managing their wells. The state can intervene if necessary.
12 hrs ago | The Times
Jindal: Obama hasn't done enough to harness energy Gov. Bobby Jindal said President Obama hasn't done enough with the nation's energy. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/16/jindal-obama-done-enough-harness-energy/15715297/ Jindal has sought to carve out a role as a leading policy mind as he considers a presidential campaign in 2016.
15 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
Patrick's crowded Tuesday schedule includes meetings with Deputy Prime Minister Nicholas Clegg and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. He's also planning to participate in a financial services round table, discuss partnership opportunities between Massachusetts and the United Kingdom, and make an announcement about to community college partnerships.
20 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the latest possible presidential contender to visit South Carolina, the home of the GOP's first presidential primary in the South. Christie was visiting Tuesday as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, attending a pair of fundraisers for Gov. Nikki Haley and a governor's association event in Charleston.
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg accepted Wright's one-sentence letter, which stated his resignation is effective Sept. 22. Jennifer Hanson, a spokeswoman for Wright, confirmed the senator submitted the letter.
BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil industry, on Monday announced plans to lay off 275 employees and direct contractors early next year. BP's business in Alaska will be smaller because of the previously announced sale of its interests in four North Slope oil fields to Hilcorp, spokeswoman Dawn Patience said.
New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the United States and Islamic State extremists, federal and state officials warned Monday. "We would be in a state of denial if we did not say with what's going on internationally that the risk of a threat to us has increased," Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters following the hourlong meeting in midtown Manhattan with Gov. Chris Christie, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.
14, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. . Miss New York Kira Kazantsev performs during the talent portion of the Miss America 2015 pageant, Sunday, Sept.
A federal judge says a Tampa, Florida, woman can pursue her lawsuit alleging that the government invaded her privacy in the scandal over former CIA director David Petraeus. A federal judge ruled Monday that a Tampa, Florida, woman can pursue her lawsuit alleging that the government invaded her privacy in the scandal over former CIA director David Petraeus.
U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford and his ex-wife Jenny have agreed to mediate parenting issues and other concerns in their contentious divorce, a South Carolina family court judge said Monday. Attorneys for Jenny Sanford have asked the family court to limit the Republican lawmaker's visitation with his youngest child and to have the lawmaker undergo psychological tests and take anger management and parenting courses.
Proposals to tie teacher merit pay to student test scores and alter tenure policies to make it easier to fire bad teachers are among the most recent education ideas being pushed in Illinois by Bruce Rauner, the Republican businessman challenging Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn this fall. The ideas, introduced last week as part of Rauner's 26-page education blueprint, did not offer many details.
The promise of transparency in government is a popular one among politicians because it evokes the vision of a democratic government that answers to the people and supports the concept of public trust. That was evidenced last week when Gov. Mike Pence unveiled his new $9-million government management system.
14, 2014. . Designer Vivienne Westwood, alongside her granddaughter Cora Corre, during her Spring/Summer 2015 collection during London Fashion Week, at Victoria House in central London, Sunday, Sept.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:05 pm
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