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  1. Young immigrants allowed to get driver's licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Connecticut Post

    A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver's licenses. The preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge David Campbell bars the state from enforcing Gov. Jan Brewer 's policy of denying the licenses to about 20,000 immigrants.

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  2. Snyder makes appointments to State Officers Compensation CommissionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | State of Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Rodney Alberts, of Bloomfield Hills, Hassan Jaber, of Dearborn, Bill Martin, of Battle Creek, and Mary Kay Shields, of DeWitt, to the State Officers Compensation Commission.

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  3. Snyder makes appointments, reappointment to Board of Veterinary MedicineRead the original story

    1 hr ago | State of Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Amy Hicswa, of Middleville, and Anne Rice, of Williamston, and the reappointment of Collen Thorp-Stout, of Brutus, to the Michigan Board of Veterinary Medicine.

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  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thenew995fm.com

    The extension was needed after Gov. Bobby Jindal fired the company that had been picked to take over the work, CNSI, because of concerns the firm was given favorable treatment by his former health secretary. A criminal investigation is ongoing into the award of the now-cancelled $200 million contract to CNSI.

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  5. GOP says Rauner should appoint next comptrollerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KFVS12

    Republican legislative leaders say the only "responsible" way to name a replacement for late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is through an appointment by Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner. Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno and House Republican Leader Jim Durkin released a statement Thursday.

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  6. Obama Calls Boston Radio Show, Identifies Himself As Guy a Formerly of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Magazine

    Outgoing Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick talked with an interesting caller today during the final installment of "Ask the Governor," the monthly radio show that's aired on WGBH Boston for the last eight years. "Hello, sir.

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  7. Medicaid contract extended, after other deal axedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The News-Star

    Lawmakers agreed Thursday to continue Louisiana's multimillion-dollar Medicaid claims processing contract for another year, an extension needed after Gov. Bobby Jindal fired the company that had been hired to take over the work. Jindal canceled the state's $200 million contract with Maryland-based Client Network Services Inc., known as CNSI, in 2013 because of concerns the firm was given favorable treatment by his former health secretary, Bruce Greenstein.

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  8. Gov. Patrick gets a caller from down south on his final call-in showRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Universal Hub

    Well that was cute. I'd generally agree with the President on the improvements made in Commonwealth since Patrick took office except one thing: Healthcare.

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  9. Gov. Quinn calls session for comptroller electionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Gazette

    Outgoing Gov. Pat Quinn has called state lawmakers back to Springfield next month to consider a 2016 special election to replace the late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka, his office announced Thursday. The special session will be Jan. 8 - days before Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner is scheduled to take office and Illinois sees its first GOP governor in more than a decade.

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  10. Cuomo on fracking ban: Health risks outweighed jobsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Central Ohio

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday defended the state's decision Wednesday to ban hydraulic fracturing, saying the state can't jeopardize the public's health for the jobs the drilling could create. He said New York's Southern Tier, several counties bordering Pennsylvania which would have been the prime beneficiary of fracking, can achieve economic development without the risks associated with high-volume hydraulic fracturing.

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  11. Texas A&M won't rename iconic building after PerryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    Perry on Thursday declined an offer from Texas A&M University to rename an iconic 100-year-old academic building on campus after the outgoing governor. Perry is an A&M graduate and was an Aggie yell leader on the sidelines of football games as a student.

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  12. Judge clears way for young immigrants to get driver's licenses in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    A judge cleared the way Thursday for thousands of young immigrants in Arizona who are protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy to get driver's licenses. The preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Judge David Campbell bars the state from enforcing Gov. Jan Brewer's policy of denying the licenses to about 20,000 immigrants.

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  13. Corrections boss Wetzel 'Happy to have a conversation'...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PennLive.com

    Corrections Secretary John Wetzel taping CBS-21's "Face the State" program on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 There's pretty much universal agreement that the tenure of Correction Secretary John Wetzel was one of the success stories of the troubled Corbett administration. The former prison guard and warden from Franklin County oversaw a reduction of the state's jam-packed prisons and championed programs that would send non-violent offenders into treatment programs.

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  14. Cleaning out your closet to fight cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

    There's an easy way to clean out your closets and help fight cancer. Savers is helping raise money for The American Cancer Society.

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  15. Bentley says he's exploring Medicaid expansionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ABC 33/40

    Gov. Robert Bentley says he is exploring the idea of a state-created program that uses Medicaid expansion dollars to bring health care coverage to previously uninsured people living at or slightly above the poverty line. He emphasized Thursday his administration is only in the early stages of looking at a state-designed program.

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  16. Gov. Rick Perry Declines Renaming of Academic BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KBTX-TV Bryan

    The Texas A&M Board of Regents canceled Thursday's special meeting, during which they were going to vote on whether to rename the Academic Building after Governor Rick Perry. The decision was made after Governor Perry declined the offer, despite saying Tuesday that it "would be honored if the Regents make that decision."

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  17. Kasich: Football Wona t Alter Inauguration PlansRead the original story

    1 hr ago | TheCourier.com

    Gov. John Kasich says he's all for Ohio State, but don't expect him to move his inauguration events if the football team makes it to the national championship game.

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  18. Logistics company building plant in west Ga.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | ABC 33/40

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said in a statement Thursday that Hyundai Glovis Georgia is moving its parts consolidation plant to West Point, north of Columbus and near the Alabama border. Deal says Glovis is expected to create up to 190 jobs and the company is building a more than 310,000 square foot facility.

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  19. Michigan Lawmakers OK Deal to Increase Sales Tax to Pay for RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WWBN-FM Burton

    Voters in Michigan will be asked in May to approve increasing the sales tax in order to fix the state's deteriorating roads and bridges. According to the Detroit Free Press , the proposal which still needs House and Senate approval, would raise Michigan's sales tax from 6% to 7% and generate the more than $1 billion needed to fix the crumbling roads and bridges.

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  20. Delaware officials celebrate national parkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    After being the odd man out for many years, Delaware is celebrating the creation of its first and only national park. Ending Delaware's status as the only state without a national park has been a mission for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, Delaware's senior senator, for more than a decade.

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