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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

Greenwich Citizen

Obama to survey deadly Washington mudslide damage

President Barack Obama blows the whistle to start the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, Monday, April 21, 2014, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Daily Mail

Scandal of the doctors who were let off after approving abortions...

Grads of $35,000-a-year prep school were 'masterminds behind heavily-armed drug ring at posh Philadelphia colleges and high schools' that they infiltrated by coaching lacrosse teams Top Hollywood bosses - including former Fox head, an ex-Disney TV president and a Broadway producer - accused alongside X-men director Bryan Singer of abusing boys ... (more)


Related Topix: Sex Scandal, Chris Christie, Family, Parenting, Abortion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Court rejects Arizona's appeal in immigration case

In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, Arizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer speaks at a news conference at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Jan Brewer, Phoenix, AZ, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Supreme Court, Prison


Another NJ bridge controversy brewing

The George Washington Bridge may not be the only one used in an apparent act of political retribution by appointees of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, and a familiar name in that scandal has surfaced anew.


Related Topix: Chris Christie


Obama names new White House counsel

The President thanked Ruemmler for her service, called her a close friend and said he would continue to seek her counsel.


Related Topix: Kirkland and Ellis, Law, US Politics, Rod Blagojevich, Illinois, Illinois Government

The Island Packet

Court won't hear Fla. employee drug testing rule

The ruling lets stand an appeals court decision that Scott's order was too broad.


Related Topix: Drug Testing, Florida, Florida Government, Rick Scott, US News, US Supreme Court, ACLU, Charlie Crist

ABC News

Court Won't Hear Fla. Employee Drug Testing Rule

The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal by Florida Gov. Rick Scott over his plan to require random drug tests for thousands of state workers.


Related Topix: Drug Testing, Rick Scott

KMCX-FM Ogallala

Why the GOP needs a return to the Bush Leagues

In presidential nominating contests, the Republican establishment has always won out - from the first Bush, to the tried but tired Dole, to W., then McCain, and most recently Romney, who nonetheless had to labor mightily to emerge from the weakest field of candidates in either party, ever.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Newt Gingrich, Chris Christie, York, SC, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

National Public Radio

UAW Withdraws Appeal Of Volkswagen Union Vote

The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing an appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Bill Haslam


Alaska Legislature passes bill to advance major LNG project

The House voted 36-4 on the measure Sunday. The Senate later voted 16-4 to agree to the House changes.


Related Topix: Sean Parnell, Energy, Oil & Gas, TransCanada, Natural Gas

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Port Authority of NY and NJ taking look at reforms

A year ago this week, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey held a public board meeting to re-elect its officers and hear from various committees.


Related Topix: Transportation, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Chris Christie

Sun Apr 20, 2014

National Public Radio

10 Things To Know For Monday

"It's sadness, but it's also a kind of fortitude," says Scott Johnson, who will run in Monday's race one year after bombings killed three and injured 260 there.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry

Bellingham Herald

In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go

Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment, from a marijuana industry expo called the Cannabis Cup at a trade center north of downtown to 4/20-themed concerts at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater – acts include Slightly Stoopid and Snoop Dogg – to a massive festival at Civic ... (more)


Related Topix: Colorado, Drugs, Marijuana, Chris Christie