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15 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Activist investors force Big Oil to pay execs less, return more to shareholders

ExxonMobil chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson, testifying on Capitol Hill in 2011 during Senate hearings into oil companies' rising gasoline prices and profits.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, US Politics, Chevron Corporation, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, San Ramon, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Louisiana lawmakers make holy push

Louisiana lawmakers are a step closer to making the Holy Bible the "official state book of Louisiana."

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana Government, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

The Daily Beast

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Louisiana state officials successfully took the first steps to make the Bible the official state book on Thursday.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

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Lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book, despite concerns the bill would land the Legislature in court.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shreveport, LA, New Orleans, LA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

NJ.com

David Wildstein met for several days with federal prosecutors in Newark, report says

Former Port Authority official David Wildstein is seen here at a Jan. 9 hearing in Trenton.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, US Governors

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Local10.com

Attorney for Carrie Weingarth says police had ulterior motives

CHARGES INCLUDING DRUG TRAFFICKING AND POSSESSION OF COCAINE. STUNNING ALLEGATIONS IN COURT THIS MORNING AGAINST THE SCHOOL'S POLICE WHO ARRESTED A MOTHER AFTER SHE TOOK HER SON OUT OF SCHOOL.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Boston.com

NH bill would ban limits on sex offender residency

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering whether to bar municipalities from restricting where the state's more than 2,500 registered sex offenders can live in light of court rulings that found the restrictions are unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: New Hampshire, Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, House, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Nashua, NH

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Globe and Mail

James Schlesinger: A controversial figure of the Cold War

James R. Schlesinger, a tough Cold War strategist who served as secretary of defence under U.S. presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford and became the nation's first secretary of energy under President Jimmy Carter, died in Baltimore on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Cold War, Entertainment, Television, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Ars Technica

New Mozilla CEO issues statement, expresses "sorrow for causing pain"

Following widespread criticism over his donations to pass California's Proposition 8 in 2008, new Mozilla Foundation CEO Brendan Eich issued a statement on his personal blog today which laid out a plan of action for future inclusiveness and diversity at Mozilla.

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Tue Mar 18, 2014

Shirley Oracle

Committee to vote Thursday on minimum wage, UI reform bill

The details of House Speaker Robert DeLeo's proposal to raise the minimum wage and reform the state's unemployment insurance system will be released on Thursday, according to a senior House Democrat who plans to bring a bill before his committee for debate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Teenagers

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