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2 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Voices: Still haunted by gun violence

Maybe it's because I grew up in New York, a city that seemed to have one tragic headline after another, day after day, in the local tabloids.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Overland Park, KS, Park, KS

6 hrs ago |

Judge Tim Fox Strikes Down Arkansas Voter ID Law

An Arkansas judge struck down the state's new voter ID law on Thursday, saying it violates the state constitution by adding a requirement that voters must meet before casting a ballot.


Related Topix: Pulaski County, AR, Mike Beebe

11 hrs ago | CBS News

Oregon panel recommends moving to federal Obamacare marketplace

After months of deliberation over what to do with Oregon's botched online health exchange, an advisory panel on Thursday recommended that the state drop the site for private policies and have Oregonians instead shop for them on the federal online marketplace.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Healthcare Law, Law, John Kitzhaber

14 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

This photo combo of images provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Clayton Lockett, left, and Charles Warner.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin

15 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Campaign 2016: Texas Gov. Perry says he needs prep

Perry says he learned a lot when he ran last time. He tells CBS "This Morning" it was a humbling experience.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry

19 hrs ago | Garden City Observer

Cash denouncing Cuomo spreads across N.Y.

Currency stamped with a??Cuomo Must Go!a? is circulating throughout the state. The stamps are the brainchild of retailer and gun-rights advocate Jim Arendt.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Champlain, NY, Spencerport, NY, Guns, Andrew Cuomo

23 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

6 fired for closing Arizona child abuse reports

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Jan Brewer

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Gun Rights Expanded in Georgia Under New Law

Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons, with the governor signing a law that allows them in bars without restriction and in some churches, schools and government buildings under certain circumstances.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Georgia, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia Government, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

National Public Radio

Vermont Leading US In GMO Labeling Campaign

Vermont could likely be the first state in the country to require labels on genetically modified foods, under a bill approved by both legislative chambers and favored by the governor.


Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Peter Shumlin


Governor announces new Nebraska job app

The free app is an extension of , the Nebraska Department of Labor's job site that matches employers with qualified candidates.


Related Topix: Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Dave Heineman

WTOC-TV Savannah

Deal signs bill expanding gun rights in Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation expanding where people with licenses to carry can bring their guns in Georgia.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ellijay, GA


Christie knocks Letterman for fat jokes, backs Colbert

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took a shot Wednesday on Twitter at David Letterman over the retiring comedian's jokes about the governor's weight.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, Twitter

WTVF Nashville

Haslam Signs Bill Seeking To End Book Shredding

Governor Bill Haslam has signed a bill into law to ban the shredding of Imagine Library books delivered to the incorrect addresses.


Related Topix: Bill Haslam, Dolly Parton, Country

WXOW-TV La Crosse

APNewsBreak: Gacy case helps solve unrelated death

A Kansas judge has scheduled a hearing to consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning's petition to legally change her name from Bradley Manning.


Related Topix: Bulgaria, World News, Agriculture, Science, Jay Nixon

Fox 23

Massachusetts issues restrictions for painkiller Zohydro

Gov. Deval Patrick has laid out new restrictions for the use of Zohydro, a powerful new painkiller, after a federal judge ruled earlier this month that his attempt at an outright ban was unconstitutional.


Related Topix: Deval Patrick, Healthcare Law, Law

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Man seeks to hide 'murder' tattoo before trial

Surveillance cameras at San Jose International Airport successfully captured the teenager on the tarmac, climbing up the landing gear of a jet.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, Missouri Government, Missouri

Prince George Citizen

Missouri governor denies death row inmate's clemency request, hours before scheduled...

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declined a Missouri death row inmate's clemency request, hours before the inmate's scheduled execution.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Man who avoided prison for 13 years seeks release

A St. Louis man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for more than a decade before he was locked up last year is asking a Missouri judge to set him free.


Related Topix: Missouri Government, Missouri, Jay Nixon

KMPH-TV Fresno

Oklahoma faces budget crisis despite economic boom

Oklahoma's oil patch is booming, its capital city is thriving and the unemployment rate is falling through the floor, testifying to the state's roaring recovery from the recession.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, Tax, Mike Pence, Mary Fallin

CBS Local

Perry Makes 2nd Job-Poaching Trip To New York

Gov. Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York, hoping to convince employers there to move to Texas.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, Texas Government, Texas