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2 hrs ago | 94.3 WSC

Jenny Sanford wants psych exam for US Rep. Sanford

Jenny Sanford is asking that U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford undergo a psychiatric evaluation and take anger management and parenting courses in the latest filing in the couple's contentious divorce.


Related Topix: Mark Sanford

6 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

California regulatory judges have issued a $1.4 billion penalty against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight... California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline ... (more)


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Explosion, Princeton University, Marijuana, Chris Christie

6 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton, Rick Santorum, Israel, World News, Middle East

9 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

A Justice Department lawyer has told a federal judge that a tough new Texas voter ID law was motivated by racial discrimination and should be struck down.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, State College, PA

10 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

Crazy election season in Kansas

The silly season of fall politics is upon us, and the calendar hasn't even turned to the autumnal equinox.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Life, Holidays, Autumnal Equinox, Tax, Opinion

14 hrs ago | WMDT

Jury To Begin Deliberations In Fmr. Virginia Gov. Trial

A federal jury will hear instructions from a judge before beginning deliberations in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, Tobacco, Star Scientific

14 hrs ago |

Five must-follow races for the midterms

That means if you turn on your TV, expect to see more -- and nastier -- political advertisements.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Scott Walker, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

18 hrs ago | WBTV

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