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  1. Shoups Country FoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    A Frankfort business is gearing up for the ultimate party of the year - the NFL Tailgate Party at this year's Super Bowl. WISH-TV News sister station WLFI News reported six people with Shoup's Country Foods started work Saturday in Phoenix as the party's catering management team.

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  2. New Mexico tribes discuss proposed gambling compactRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

    The proposed agreement comes after years of discussions. It will require the approval of the state Legislature and the U.S. Interior Department.

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  3. Oklahoma finance secretary arrested on alcohol-related issueRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Oklahoma Secretary of Finance Preston Doerflinger says he is "deeply sorry" following his arrest by Oklahoma City police on an alcohol-related complaint. Doerflinger was arrested late Thursday on a complaint of actual physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, The Oklahoman reported Saturday .

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  4. Rauner Favoring Big Cuts Over Tax HikesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | River Cities' Reader

    Governor Bruce Rauner didn't completely close the door to higher taxes last week during a speech at the University of Chicago, but he made it clear with what he said and what he did that he wants huge state budget cuts. "We have every reason to thrive," Rauner said during the speech.

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  5. Risk of painkiller abuse now a required subject in Ohio schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    A new law requires Ohio schools to teach children about the dangers of prescription painkillers, a leading gateway drug to heroin abuse. The Governor's Cabinet Opiate Action Team must recommend lessons to the state Education Department by July 1 under a bill signed into law last month by Gov. John Kasich.

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  6. Job training for poor gets priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    The number of poor Ohioans receiving a welfare check or food stamps has dropped to a record low while enrollment in tax-funded Medicaid has soared. Overall, about 1 in 4 Ohioans receive some type of public assistance, a rate that Gov. John Kasich's administration hopes to reduce with a renewed focus on education and workforce development.

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  7. House finance panel's chief, Rep. Ryan Smith seeks focus on povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Rep. Ryan Smith does not talk about education, taxes and Medicaid in the same tone as a number of his fellow House Republicans. It's no coincidence that the new chairman of the powerful House Finance Committee comes from a district that doesn't look like those represented by many of his GOP colleagues.

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  8. Capitol Insider: Counting kids takes time, Yost saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio Auditor Dave Yost said he was left "speechless" by the discrepancies in attendance his investigators found during surprise visits to 30 charter schools. Half of the schools had significantly lower attendance than they had reported to the state.

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  9. Affluent districts pay less in school taxes by this countRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    If New Albany-Plain school district residents paid an average amount of their income to fund local education, in relation to all Ohio districts, the district not only could stop worrying about budget cuts, it could more than double spending. The affluent northeastern Franklin County district could bring in an extra $70 million a year - $15,200 per pupil - if its local tax effort matched the average effort in Ohio, according to an analysis by Howard Fleeter of the Ohio Education Policy Institute.

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  10. For Christie, it's tme to chose either N.J. or the White House: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Gov. Chris Christie gets a hug from a woman in the crowd after addressing the people attending his 52nd birthday party at the East Brunswick Hilton in East Brunswick on Sept. 10, 2014.

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  11. Scott Walker takes Iowa by stormRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Hill

    The Wisconsin Republican governor delivered a pitch-perfect speech to a room packed with influential Hawkeye State conservatives on Saturday, walking them through his robust resume and ideology with a passion that surprised many. "It was a clear Walker victory.

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  12. Rick Haglund: Business tax incentives taking a big bite out of Michigan's financesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Some extremely lucrative business tax incentives, mostly approved during Gov. Jennifer Granholm's administration, are taking a big bite out of Michigan's finances. Michigan began the 2014 fiscal year with a nearly $1.2 billion surplus in its general fund, the state's main checkbook.

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  13. Scott Walker Sensationalat Iowa Freedom SummitRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was a sensation at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday drawing an enthusiastic standing ovation. His message of "going big and going bold" resonated with the crowd.

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  14. Christie Receives Standing Ovation in IowaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    New Jersey governor Chris Christie spoke earlier today at Rep. Steve KingA s Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines. Christie may well have been the 2016 presidential candidate at the confab with the reputation for the most moderate conservative views.

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  15. New governor, new era in state fracking policyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    In less than a decade, the issue of extracting natural gas by hydraulic fracturing has dramatically redefined Pennsylvania's political landscape. From local townships all the way to the recent gubernatorial race, a candidate's position on fracking has become an essential plank in any political platform.

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  16. Democrats place priority on schoolsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Bipartisan agreement is often hard to achieve. But Republicans and Democrats across Nevada agree that our state's education system is broken.

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  17. Public education for a new NevadaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    With an economy based largely on casinos and construction, the old Nevada had less need of an educated population than most other states. A worker with a high school degree could make good money building homes, serving drinks or parking cars, at least while they were still young and healthy.

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  18. Jay Z commends New York Governor's plan to improve police relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NME

    Jay Z has spoken out in support of a plan put forth by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to improve police-community relations following two fatal incidents that has caused tension in the city to rise. As reported by The Associated Press , Cuomo outlined the package in his State of the State speech on Wednesday .

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  19. Re: Intel, Microsoft, Autdesk Building Living RobotsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EETimes

    I don't think there's a reason to believe a biological brain would be more risky than a digital brain. The thing that makes humans risky is their will for survival and power, but that has taken eons of evolution to develop.

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  20. Lawrence Norden: How Sheldon Silver got away with itRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Many have noted that the charges brought by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara echo the very "conflicts of interest" the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption was examining before Gov. Cuomo shut it down last fall. Less noticed is the role a 2011 overhaul to the state's ethics laws - championed and signed by the governor himself - may have played in tripping up the speaker.

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