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  1. Mailer from Gov. Rick Scott's campaign mistaken on absentee ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Two Tampa Bay elections supervisors criticized as "inaccurate" and "incorrect" a mailer by Gov. Rick Scott 's campaign committee that tells voters that their absentee ballots should have arrived by now. The attention-grabbing mailer by Scott's Let's Get to Work committee has the words "Voter Alert!" and the statement, "By now, you should have received your absentee ballot."


  2. Allston Is Getting A New MBTA Commuter Rail StationRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    Crowded in the doorway of a brand new commuter rail train car at the Beacon Park Rail Yard Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Deval Patrick was joined by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, MassDOT Secretary Richard Davey and MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott in announcing the new $25 million West Station on the Framingham/Worcester commuter rail line. The station will be part of MassDOT's $260 million I-90 Interchange Improvement Project , which will replace the bridge that carries the Mass Pike through the Allston/Brighton area, straighten out the highway, improve bicycle and pedestrian connections along Cambridge Street and install electronic tolls.


  3. Rauner Campaign Trail Hits Southern IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | WSIL

    On Tuesday, the republican candidate for governor made five different stops in our region as part of his shake-up express bus tour. Rauner used the opportunity to address the state's income tax hike.


  4. Oklahoma unveils new execution protocolsRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago |

    Oklahoma prison officials are unveiling new execution protocols to replace those used when an inmate took 43 minutes to die last spring. Under the guidelines released Tuesday, Oklahoma can continue to administer midazolam, a sedative used in flawed executions in other states this year, as part of three-drug and two-drug protocols.


  5. Re-elect Gavin Newsom as California lieutenant governor: EndorsementRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Whittier Daily News

    The lieutenant governorship is unique among California's statewide offices. It's the one whose candidates are obliged to discuss whether the job, as presently constituted, serves any real purpose.


  6. Jerry Brown signs bill allowing families to seek gun restraining orderRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Whittier Daily News

    SACRAMENTO >> California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he had signed. The bill was proposed by several Democrats and responds to a deadly rampage in May near the University of California, Santa Barbara.


  7. California imposes first state-wide plastic bag banRead the original story

    44 min ago | UAport

    Single-use plastic bags will be banned at California grocers in July 2015 The US state of California has passed the first statewide legislation in the nation banning single-use plastic bags. The bags will be outlawed in grocery and convenience stores to cut down on litter damaging to the environment.


  8. Governor Proclaims October as 'Cyber Security Awareness Month'Read the original story

    45 min ago | Bradford Today

    Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed October as "Cyber Security Awareness Month" to remind Pennsylvanians of the importance of protecting their information and devices from online threats. "Recent high-profile data breaches at retailers and financial institutions are a reminder of how widespread cyber threats have become," said Gov. Corbett.


  9. Walker, Burke won't endorse sales tax expansion planRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Wisconsin's two major candidates for governor are not endorsing a proposal to broaden the state sales tax to include goods and services that are now exempt. The conservative Wisconsin Policy Research Institute issued a report Tuesday morning, which suggested that the state's current 5 percent sales tax be applied to things like groceries, hair care, and health club memberships.


  10. Mary Burke in Green Bay to fire up supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Five weeks from election day and Wisconsin Democrat candidate for Governor, Mary Burke, spends time today firing up the troops in Green Bay. A tight race, if you believe the polls, and upcoming debates with Governor Scott Walker might make all the difference.


  11. Wisconsin GOP faults Burke for playing Chris Brown songRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | TwinCities

    Republicans on Tuesday accused Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke of showing a "cavalier attitude" toward domestic violence in using a song by pop star Chris Brown before an appearance with first lady Michelle Obama. But Burke's campaign said the song was an unauthorized addition to its playlist and won't be used again.


  12. Your Turn: Oct. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago |

    A reader criticizes JuliA n Castro, shown getting sworn in as the 16th secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in July, for expressing a desire to make homeownership more accessible to lower-income individuals and families. The writer says God is another polarizing issue dividing the nation.


  13. California governor signs 'gun violence restrainin...Read the original story

    47 min ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    People who fear a close relative may commit gun violence will be able to petition a judge to temporarily remove the person's firearms in California, under a bill signed into law on Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown. The legislation - the first such measure in the United States - was introduced after police near Santa Barbara said they were unable to confiscate weapons from a man who later went on a rampage and killed six people, despite concern from his family he was in poor mental health and might become violent.


  14. Thomas Elias: PUC chief will be early test of next Brown termRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    How concerned will Gov. Jerry Brown be with the well-being of ordinary Californians in the new term he's widely expected to win next month ? How much will he pander to the interests of large corporations? The first answer to those questions will come near the end of this year, when Brown either reappoints Michael Peevey to another six-year term as president of the powerful state Public Utilities Commission or jettisons him due to a wide public perception that the commission has become routinely corrupt during Peevey's 12-year tenure. Peevey's presence on the commission, which regulates natural gas and electric utility companies and their rates except where utilities are municipally owned, has long seemed a conflict of interest.


  15. The US Ebola case: 5 things to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | NBC29

    Oklahoma prison officials are unveiling new execution protocols to replace those used when an inmate took 43 minutes to die last spring.


  16. PolitiFact: Does Crist's education claim pass or flunk?Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    FORT MYERS, Fla.- Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are now neck and neck in the race for Governor, with Crist trying to get an edge by making a stand on his education record. A pair of ads airing right now bash Rick Scott's record on school and scholarship funding, so our research team at PolitiFact Florida put the claims to the truth-o-meter.


  17. Hollister Inc. dedicates plant expansion in Augusta CountyRead the original story

    52 min ago | Virginia Business

    The project increases the overall size of the plant by more than 25 percent, adding 50,000 square feet of additional space. Hollister is an employee-owned company that develops, manufactures and markets medical devices.


  18. Colorado's pot market getting new competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Jan. 1, 2014 file photo, marijuana store owner Toni Fox, right, greets customers who stand in a line numbering several hundred people, shortly after the opening of her 3D Cannabis Center, a recreational retail outlet in Denver. Colorado's new marijuana industry is in for a brand new element on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 competition.


  19. Ron Paul: More secession movements in the U.S. pleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Chron

    The former Texas Republican and Libertarian poster child took a stab at bridging Scotland's recent run at independence with the seccesionist movements here in the U.S. "Even though it ultimately failed at the ballot box, the recent campaign for Scottish independence should cheer supporters of the numerous secession movements springing up around the globe," Paul wrote on his website . In his argument, Paul cites Californians attempt to split their state six ways.


  20. Signing set for Savannah Harbor projectRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Business Journal

    Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said the federal agency will sign a Project Partnership Agreement with the state of Georgia on Oct. 8. The PPA will allow the Corps to accept bids for the contracts to be awarded under the $706 million project often referred to as Georgia's No.-1 economic development priority. The stage was set for the PPA in June when President Barack Obama signed a water resources bill authorizing the deepening of the Port of Savannah to accommodate a new generation of super-sized containerized cargo ships.