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Yesterday | News Observer

Chapel Hill historian receives National Humanities Award

It was her second trip to the White House, 71 years after the first. Scott, a longtime professor at Duke University, joined 20 other recipients of the 2013 National Medal of Arts or the National Humanities Medal in the East Room of the White House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Duke University, Montezuma, GA, Macon County, GA, US House of Representatives, University of Georgia

Tuesday | News Max

Lawmakers Prepare Resolution Against Obama Over Bergdahl Release

A deal is near from both sides of the political aisle on a resolution directed at President Barack Obama's deal to release Taliban prisoners housed at Guantanamo in exchange for Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative E. Scott Rigell, Robert Scott

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Rep. Rigell to challenge Bergdahl release

Some members of Congress believe President Obama broke the law when he made the deal to exchange five Taliban detainees from Guantanamo for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who had been held as a prisoner of war in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Deltafarmpress

Lawmakers urge quick farm bill implementation

Implementation of the new farm bill's crop insurance provisions was front and center during a Thursday hearing of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Lucas, Republican, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, United States Department of Agriculture

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WTVC

Early Voting Underway in Tennessee, Ending in Georgia

Early voting is getting underway for Tennessee's primary election that features tea party-style challenges to Lamar Alexander's bid for the Republican nomination to a third term in the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Democrat, Tennessee Government, Georgia, Tennessee, Georgia Government

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Vail Daily News

Stone Creek to implement Singapore math this fall

Stone Creek Charter School raised $325,000 and is spending it to implement Singapore math, bring back music, and expand art and foreign lauguage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Austin Scott, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gypsum, CO, Edwards, CO, Eagle County, CO, Vail, CO

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Rep. Scott tells council about 2014 state government - Monroe Monitor

State Representative Elizabeth Scott and two young assistants, both of Monroe, demonstrate growth in government spending.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Monroe, WA, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican, Jay Inslee

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Make it easier for VA to hire more psychiatrists

The Department of Veterans Affairs is embroiled in a troubling scandal. An internal audit has found that more than 57,000 new patients have waited at least three months for their first appointment while 13 percent of VA schedulers have admitted to falsifying appointment request dates under orders to obscure these long wait times.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Representative Larry Bucshon, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Roy Exum: Tracy's Idiotic Blunder

It's no secret that I'm not a big fan of Rep. Scott DesJarlais, the repugnant Congressman from Tennessee's 4th District, but Jim Tracy sure didn't do himself any favors when the state senator took the Jasper physician to task for past indiscretions in a tawdry mailer that was just mass-mailed to voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Scott DesJarlais, Democrat, Robert Scott, Chattanooga, TN, Representative Chuck Fleischmann , Representative Charles "Chuck" Fleischmann

WDUN-AM Gainesville

84 still on Ga. death row, including several from NE Ga.

With the commutation of a Dawson County murderer's death penalty to life in prison last week, Georgia is left with 84 people on death row, according to the latest figures from state officials.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgia, Dawson County, GA, Death Penalty

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

GOP candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner agree: Competition will bring better coverage

Five candidates for Kansas insurance commissioner are fighting for the Republican nomination, but they all agree: Get more insurance companies to come to Kansas and compete for business, and Kansans will get cheaper and fairer coverage.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Kansas Government, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Olathe, KS

Mass Transit

GA: Feds Take Back $45 Million for Commuter Rail Line

Just days after Clayton County leaders took a giant step toward mass transit, the federal government clawed back $45 million for a commuter rail line in Clayton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Clayton County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Lovejoy, GA

Reuters

U.S. pilots, other labor unions split on Ex-Im Bank reforms

On issues ranging from minimum wage to workplace rights, labor unions often speak with one voice, but the fight within Congress over reauthorizing the U.S. Export-Import Bank has created a tricky split between airline pilots and manufacturing unions.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Real estate sales, foreclosures, tax caps and more

This week we have published a real estate activity table for the first half of 2014, which, when compared to the same six month periods from 2005 to 2013, reveals various things.

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Related Topix: Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Housing, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Miami Herald

Protect Florida's veterans

Florida is home to over 1.5 million veterans who deserve better than the culture that has permeated the VA, including months-long waits for appointments and falsified logs of wait times.

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, Corrine Brown, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Larry Bucshon, Senator Mark Begich

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Peach Pundit

Forget Fireworks: The Perfect Storm That Is Headed Dekalb's Way

There is a storm brewing in Dekalb, and there may be enough to rain down on it this time to wash the county clean of its process problems and create cities that better facilitate the needs in certain communities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Austin Scott, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgia, Georgia Government

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