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  1. Editorial: Dona t deny students a CSU educationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    We hope that Jerry Brown will forgive us for reminding him that his plan for rebuilding California's middle class calls for more young adults - many of them from immigrant families - to acquire the knowledge and skills to successfully compete in our 21st century global economy. The rub is, Gov. Brown's observation about the direct link between higher education and economic prosperity isn't reflected by his proposed funding for the University of California and California State University systems.

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  2. Harvey Girls recognized for role in history of American WestRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    New Mexico is recognizing the legacy of the Harvey Girls, the thousands of women credited with helping transform the West by taking waitressing jobs along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Gov. Susana Martinez and the mayors of Santa Fe and Albuquerque are declaring Saturday as Harvey Girls Day.

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  3. Dayton Proposes Tax Cut In Exchange For More Education MoneyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips [] 830 WCCO Welcome to News Radio 830 WCCO on CBSMinnesota.com! WCCO is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.

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  4. Plains oil spill in Santa Barbara reveals some interesting informationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    An oil spill in California on Tuesday created a slick in the ocean that stretched for miles near a popular beach.Santa Barbara County Fire Department spokesman Capt. Dave Zaniboni said the spill began west of Santa Barbara after a pipeline ruptured... On Tuesday morning, May 19, 2015 , something happened to an onshore pipeline belonging to Plains All American Pipeline Company, LP., near Santa Barbara , CA.

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  5. Counterpoint: U has what it takes to have a top-tier Medical SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Every year, national publications and health care organizations produce lists ranking states according to various health care measures. Without fail, Minnesota is in the top tier.

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  6. Dayton vetoes agriculture-environment and jobs-energy billsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Gov, Mark Dayton vetoed two major budget bills ahead of a Saturday night deadline for final action on measures that passed before the end of the legislative session, but he proposed a temporary tax cut in return for a scaled back version of his proposal for universal preschool for all 4-year-olds. While Dayton signed a state government finance bill, he vetoed an agriculture-and-environment budget bill that contained his top environmental initiative, a requirement that farmers plant buffer strips to keep agricultural chemicals out of drainage ditches, streams and other waters.

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  7. Veterans frustrated by presidential debate on Iraq warRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    In this April 7, 2008 file photo, retired Minnesota National Guard Sgt. John Kriesel comforts his son, Broden, 5, outside a mall in Roseville, Minn.Kriesel lost both of his legs in a roadside bomb attack while patrolling near Fallujah, Iraq in December 2006.

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  8. Critics bash Jindal on - religious freedom order'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times

    Critics bash Jindal on 'religious freedom order' Gov. Bobby Jindal's "religious freedom'' order has drawn criticism. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal speaks at the Freedom Summit, Saturday, May 9, 2015, in Greenville, S.C. Republicans making their pitch to be the party's 2016 presidential nominee aimed to out-do each other Saturday in arguing that President Barack Obama is a failed leader.

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  9. DOJ to review Cleveland police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    The Department of Justice announced Saturday that it will review the 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple by a white police officer in Cleveland. The announcement comes hours after a Cuyahoga County judge ruled that police officer Michael Brelo was justified in the Nov. 29, 2012 shooting, which ended with Brelo getting on top of a car's hood and firing 15 shots through the windshield, killing the couple.

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  10. King of Norway in town for commencement addressRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KOMO News

    Pacific Lutheran University students will have a royal visit at their graduation: King Harald V of Norway will deliver the commencement address. School officials say that the king will be in Tacoma Saturday to deliver the address and receive an honorary doctorate from the university.

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  11. Ben Carson captures southern GOP straw pollRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson handily won the Southern Republican Leadership Conference straw poll on Saturday, the first major survey to take the temperature of the Republican presidential field in the south. Carson, a staunch opponent of Obamacare who is popular among social conservatives, captured 25.4% of the vote in a pool that counted nearly 20 candidates, including announced and prospective hopefuls for the party's 2016 nomination.

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  12. Cleveland police officer acquitted: LeBron James leads calls for calmRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    After a judge ruled Saturday that a Cleveland police officer was not guilty of voluntary manslaughter in connection with two deaths following a 2012 chase, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James called for the city to stay calm and root for the team : "For the city of Cleveland, let's use our excitement or whatever passion that we have for our sport tomorrow, for the game tomorrow night, bring it tomorrow night ... our team we'll try to do our best to give it back to them," James said following the Cavaliers' light workout Saturday. In the wake of the verdict, some city council members in Cleveland are calling for the resignation of Officer Michael Brelo.

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  13. Iraq war issues plague 2016 presidential hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Every war casts a long shadow, from the heroism of the Greatest Generation to the dark ambiguities of Vietnam. It was inevitable, then, that the 2016 presidential candidates would be confronted with the war in Iraq.

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  14. Stuart Stevens: Hillary Clinton 'Absolutely' Beatable in Democratic PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Polls currently show Hillary Clinton with a commanding lead in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary, but Mitt Romney's top political strategist says don't discount the possibility of an upset. "Absolutely she is beatable," Stuart Stevens, the senior political strategist to Romney's 2012 presidential campaign, said of Clinton Friday to this writer, who was guest hosting Hugh Hewitt's radio show.

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  15. Uncertain future ahead for Arizona mineral museumRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum closed its doors for a makeover in 2011, and it has remained dark ever since. The institution's future remains uncertain five years after then-Gov. Jan Brewer promised an elaborate upgrade to the facility for the state's 100th anniversary, the Arizona Republic reports .

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  16. First North Dakota-manufactured drone unveiled in WahpetonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ComDel Innovation signed an agreement in February with Florida-based Altavian Inc. to manufacture drones and components at ComDel's plant in Wahpeton, where the companies showcased their first model. The Altavian Nova F6500 is the first plane to roll off the assembly line in Wahpeton, and while many unmanned aircrafts are used in overseas combat, these will be used to monitor agriculture and livestock, KFGO-AM reported .

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  17. Gov. Haley's upcoming appearance at prayer rally questionedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Gov. Nikki Haley has come under criticism for her plan to headline a massive Christian-themed prayer rally next month. The Post and Courier reports Haley, a converted Methodist, will be the keynote speaker at an event called The Response.

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  18. Kansas's welfare madnessRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Last month the state's leaders restricted the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, which gives the working poor and those seeking jobs a monthly cash benefit. Recipients are now barred from spending their government cash at swimming pools, movie theaters, tattoo parlors and other places Kansas lawmakers deemed unworthy.

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  19. Bobby Jindal Fast FactsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

    Jindal restructures Louisiana's Medicaid program from bankruptcy to surplus. 1998 - Appointed executive director of the National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare created by Congress in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.

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  20. Governor appoints son of foundation president to regentsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Gov. Scott Walker has appointed the son of a president of a foundation that supports conservative causes to the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents. Walker announced Friday that he has appointed Mike M. Grebe, son of Michael W. Grebe, president and chief executive of the Bradley Foundation, to the board.

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