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1 hr ago | 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.

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Related Topix: Stanley, Chris Christie

5 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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

KFVS12

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown

Switched

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.

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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.

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

Yahoo!

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.

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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.

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

SFGate

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.

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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)

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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

The New Zealand Herald

US judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

A U.S. judge Friday threw out new abortion restrictions that would have effectively banned the procedure at most facilities in Texas, the latest battleground in the ongoing battle over the divisive issue.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Abortion, Rick Perry, Women's Health, Health

KTEN-TV Denison

Obama immigration delay a pre-election curveball

State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units used for other inmates, a... State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Southern Utah University, Bob McDonnell, US News

WMDT

Prosecutor: Ex-governor took bribes from CEO

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took bribes and sold his office to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement for a businessman who showered him and his wife with more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watch, prosecutors said Friday.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Wedding, Tobacco, Star Scientific

KTEN-TV Denison

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

The ex-wife of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to use an Uzi said Friday that her family plans to write the child a letter to comfort her.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell

News Max

Pennsylvania Becomes 27th State to Expand Medicaid

A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday approved the state's plan to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Health Insurance, Tom Corbett, AARP

St. Augustine Record

US rebukes Oklahoma for ditching school standards

The federal government on Thursday stripped Oklahoma of authority to decide how to spend $29 million in U.S. education funding because the state abandoned national academic standards known as Common Core, in a rebuke that a union official said could lead to teacher layoffs.

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

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