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8 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

First Smokin' Notes BBQ and Jazz Festival at Providence's Knickerbocker Park on Saturday, April 19

Smokin' Notes was created to provide a free family-friendly outdoor event, encompassing barbecue, a favorite American pastime; live music; and kid friendly activities.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Las Vegas, NV

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Letters: Walker following Thompson's footsteps

McCallum was a good soldier for the Republican Party, but good soldiers sometimes get stuck holding the bag.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jim Doyle, US Governors, Scott Walker, Opinion

Tue Apr 15, 2014

State Journal

House OKs Legislative Ethics Commission overhaul

An Eastern Kentucky lawmaker threw a woman's underwear on a crowded table this summer at a legislative conference, an action that resurfaced Monday after he blocked consideration of a resolution to honor three Legislative Research Commission staffers who filed sexual harassment complaints against a former representative, according to an attorney ... (more)


Related Topix: Clay, KY, Providence, KY, US Politics, US News

Fri Apr 11, 2014


Gingrich: Sebelius' term was a disaster

Editor's note: Newt Gingrich is a co-host of CNN's "Crossfire," which airs at 6:30 p.m. ET weekdays, and author of a new book, "Breakout: Pioneers of the Future, Prison Guards of the Past, and the Epic Battle That Will Decide America's Fate."


Related Topix: US Politics, Newt Gingrich, US News, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

State Journal

Alison Grimes to keep $250 donation

Tuesday's ethics ruling in three sexual harassment complaints by Legislative Research Commission staffers - and the accused former lawmaker's $250 campaign donation to Alison Lundergan Grimes - have sparked a war of words on women's issues in the U.S. Senate race.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Kentucky Government

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Now Toronto


Tommy Thompson Park Pavilions by Montgomery Sisam Architects Inc. is among the finalists in the running for this year's Ontario Association of Architects People's Choice Award.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News


Finally, Modest Progress Toward Long-Term Care Financing Reform

For the first time in years, there is hope that the U.S. can create a new model to help families finance long-term supports and services.


Related Topix: Insurance, Medicaid, Health, Non-Profit, US Politics, US News


News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Workers at the General Motors plant in Kentucky that assembles Corvettes voted Tuesday to authorize a strike over lingering safety concerns, but a local union leader said he hopes the differences can be resolved without a walkout.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lexington, KY

Tue Apr 08, 2014

National Conference of State Legislat...

In Wisconsin, Saying Goodbye, Eloquently

I arrived at Dane County Regional Airport in Madison, Wis., at 6:17 p.m. on April 1. By 7 p.m., I was in the Senate chamber listening to the last half of the final, of four, retirement speeches.


Related Topix: Madison, WI, US News, US Politics

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Supreme Court's ruling a victory for transparency

When the U.S. Supreme Court this week struck down limits on the aggregate number of legal campaign contributions an individual could give during an election cycle, the progressive theatrics began.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US Senate, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Lebanon Democrat

Ethics chair forwards complaint to DA

An ethics complaint discussed at Thursday's Wilson County Ethics Committee meeting will be sent to the district attorney's office following the vote Thursday evening.


Related Topix: Mount Juliet, TN, US Politics, US News

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Field of candidates set for election

The field of candidates for the August general election and primaries was set Thursday, and barring any dropouts, some hotly contested races will appear on the ballot.


Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, US Politics, US News, Mount Juliet, TN

Mon Mar 24, 2014


Americans for Job Security

Americans for Job Security has been active since 1997. It describes itself as a "pro-business issue advocacy organization."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Thu Mar 20, 2014

USA Today

Anti-abortion bills voted down in Ky.

A series of anti-abortion bills led to a lively hearing in the Kentucky Legislature on Thursday, with one lawmaker holding up an ultrasound of her grandson.


Related Topix: Abortion, US News, US Politics

Lexington Herald-Leader

House committee defeats three bills aimed at limiting abortions in Kentucky

The emotionally charged issue of abortion was debated for two hours Thursday in a House committee that eventually rejected three bills backed by the Kentucky Right to Life Association.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Abortion, Hopkinsville, KY, US Politics, US News

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Arkansas Times

Legislature overrides governor's veto of tax break for fracking business

By a vote of 55-41, the House today overrode Gov. Mike Beebe 's veto of a $5 million tax break for suppliers of fracking sand and other materials used in the fracking process to drill for gas and oil.


Related Topix: Mike Beebe, US Governors, US News, Nashville, AR, US Politics, Morrilton, AR