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  1. New approach to Cuba is welcomeRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | O-R Online

    It may not have been as momentous as the throngs pulverizing the Berlin Wall with sledgehammers 25 years ago, but Wednesday's left-field announcement the United States would restore diplomatic relations with Cuba was welcome and long, long overdue.

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  2. In a post-election flurry, Obama testing his powers and setting an activist courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Star Tribune

    In this Dec. 12, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. WASHINGTON - With a recent streak of activism, President Barack Obama is shaking up the governing status quo and creating a new normal for his successors.

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  3. TravelCenters of America Opens New Location in Lincoln, AlabamaRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Business Wire

    This location also offers a variety of other full-service professional driver amenities, including WiFi, a truck scale, 75 truck parking spaces, ATM, and check cashing services. Western Union and TripPak/Transflo Express services will be added soon.

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  4. RLHC Signs Franchise Agreement in CincinnatiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Hospitality Net

    RLHC 201 W. North River Dr., Ste. 100 Spokane, WA 99201-2293 United States Tollfree: 1 800 RED LION Phone: 509-459-6100 Fax: 509-325-7324 Visit Website ) announced today the company will open its first location in Ohio following the signing this week of a franchise agreement for a Red Lion Hotel in Cincinnati.

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  5. Read in: Havana Nights EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Do you Read In? Sign up here and get all the politics news you need delivered right to your inbox every morning! -- President Obama's announcement that the U.S. would normalize relations with Cuba came after 18 months of negotiations between Washington and Havana , and culminated in the release of American aid worker Alan Gross after five years in prison. Americans will be permitted to send money to Cuban nationals, use their debit and credit cards in Cuba and bring $100 worth of rum and Cuban cigars back to the U.S. Obama said Cuba had agreed to expand internet access and to release 53 political prisoners as part of the deal.

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  6. Mystery man among 5 freed in U.S.-Cuba dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Five men can now reunite with their loved ones -- including one man President Barack Obama described as "one of the most important intelligence agents that the United States has ever had in Cuba" -- in a historic deal between the U.S. and Cuba announced Wednesday. The formerly unknown and still unidentified spy was sent home along with Alan Gross, the American subcontractor held for five years in Cuba despite persistent and very public pushes for his release.

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  7. Retailers to try again for online sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Hill

    After falling short yet again this year, retail groups pushing online sales tax legislation are going to have to shake up their lobbying approach in the face of a fully GOP-controlled Congress. Advocates for a measure that would give states more power to collect sales taxes from out-of-state residents acknowledge they'll have to focus more on the House in 2015, after their Democratic champions in the Senate were pushed to the minority in November's midterms.

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  8. Patton Leadership Institute hosts session on economic developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    Patton Leadership Institute's third session focused on how eastern Kentucky can become more competitive for economic development projects. The class heard from Shaping Our Appalachian Region's Executive Director, Jared Arnett, Pikeville City Manager, Donovan Blackburn, and AEP-Kentucky Power External Affairs Manager, Brad Hall regarding economic development efforts as well as Community Trust Bank's Eastern Kentucky Region President, Rick Newsom for a leadership development component.

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  9. Is the Cromnibus bill all it's cracked up to be?Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Contractor

    Next week, Congress will be adjourning marking the conclusion of the 113th Congress. The 114th Congress will convene on January 6, 2015.

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  10. Senate taking up $1.1T bill to keep gov't runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    With a midnight ... . Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nev., left, talks with Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Ky.

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  11. Overnight Tech: Dems applaud FCC vote on funds for school InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Hill

    LEDE: Democrats on Capitol Hill and advocates hailed a $1.5 billion increase to the funding cap for a program designed to provide broadband Internet for schools and libraries. The FCC voted 3-2 on Thursday to increase the cap on the E-rate program to a total of $3.9 billion per year by raising fees on phone users by about $2 a year per phone line.

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  12. Municipalities deliver broadband via partnershipsRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Government Computer News

    Municipal governments are developing creative partnerships to bring broadband and faster Internet access to citizens and businesses in their communities, including building their own infrastructure and partnering with Google to install Google Fiber. "Hundreds [of cities and towns] have done something already, and hundreds more are evaluating it now and are likely to take action," said Christopher Mitchell, director of the Community Broadband Networks Initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, according to a report on Ars Technica .

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  13. Reclassifying broadband: Big win for rural Ky.?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Floyd County Times

    "A big win for rural communities." That's how the National Rural Assembly views President Obama's endorsement of treating broadband service like telephone service.

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  14. Status quo equals no go for KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Grayson News Gazette

    This past week 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and opinion website, released their annual rankings of The Best and Worst Run States in America. It is regrettable to see that over the course of this past year, Kentucky has slipped further in their rankings.

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  15. The FAA wona t make up its mind on drone rules until 2017 a " at the earliestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In August, the Federal Aviation Administration missed a key deadline for developing rules for small commercial drones. That failure has infuriated businesses that want to test and use drones for delivering goods, monitoring crops and doing other awesome things.

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  16. 21 Hot Housing Trends for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Realtor Magazine

    This time of the year, we hear from just about every sector of the economy what's expected to be popular in the coming year. Foodies with their fingers on the pulse of the restaurant industry and hot TV chefs will tell us to say goodbye to beet-and-goat cheese salad and hello roasted cauliflower, and there's no end to the gadgets touted as the next big thing.

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  17. 'Super I-way' set for Harlan, BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    Construction of a new highway which will run through Bell and Harlan counties is set to begin in the near future, possibly sometime next year. However, not one car or truck will ever travel on this highway, which U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers has dubbed a "Super I-way."

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  18. Budget: Must-pass items clog lawmakers' agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    In this July 31, 2014 file photo, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky. walks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  19. Key lawmakers seek pension changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Cybercast News Service

    In this July 31, 2014 file photo, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky. walks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  20. Lawmaker discuss change to allow pension reductions at endangered multi-employer plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Nanaimo Daily News

    In this July 31, 2014 file photo, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky. walks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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