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  1. California Is So OverRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    California's drought and how it's handled show just what kind of place the Golden State is becoming: feudal, super-affluent and with an impoverished interior. California has met the future, and it really doesn't work.


  2. Mich. voters weigh tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    After years of unresolved wrangling over how Michigan should fund repairs for its crumbling road network, voters will have their say May 5 on a compromise solution that requires an amendment to the Michigan Constitution that raises the state sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent and triggers a roughly 10-cent-a-gallon tax increase for gasoline and diesel. The change in Michigan's tax on motor fuel is not actually part of the constitutional amendment, but legislation enacting it is tied to that amendment, under which gasoline and diesel would no longer be subject to sales tax in a package deal advanced by the Michigan Legislature and Gov. Rick Snyder.


  3. Kasich at summit for GOP hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich pitched himself in front of a crowded hotel ballroom of Republican activists here as a proven budget reformer who was able to cut taxes while helping the working poor. His remarks at the Republican Leadership Summit at the Crowne Plaza Hotel brought to a close a weekend-long lineup of 19 speakers who have either declared their candidacy for president in 2016 or are flirting with the idea.


  4. There were umlauts and eye contact. Oh, and the budget.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TwinCities

    It began in the Minnesota Senate, which decided to keep its current rules governing behavior. That might not normally be a laughing matter but among those rules is a prescription about eye contact.


  5. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the National Rifle...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    Some of the biggest names in the Republican Party wrapped up the two-day Republican Leadership Summit in Nashua, New Hampshire Saturday night. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker gave the final speech at a dinner Saturday evening talking about his direction for America, while outlining his accomplishments in Wisconsin.


  6. Former Gov. Norm Bangerter remembered as man of family, faithRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Family and friends of former Utah Gov. Norman H. Bangerter exit the LDS Institute Building at the Salt Lake Community College Jordan Campus in West Jordan, Saturday, April 18, 2015, following funeral services. Former Gov. Norm Bangerter was remembered Saturday for the strength of his family and faith at funeral services attended by state leaders, including Gov. Gary Herbert.


  7. PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Rick Scott says feds are a walking awaya from ...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Florida simply can't trust the federal government to follow through on expanding Medicaid because Washington has already abandoned funding a current statewide healthcare program, Gov. Rick Scott says. Scott is pointing to the state's loss of federal money for safety net hospitals called the Low Income Pool.


  8. As New Hampshire weighs GOP field, Scott Walker focuses on Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

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  9. New revised water cuts for San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    California regulators are offering a new plan for mandatory water reductions that would require some cities to conserve even more while reducing conservation targets for others. The State Water Resources Control Board released the new water reduction targets on Saturday after cities blasted an earlier proposal as unfair and unrealistic.


  10. Hamm: Farm water use provides for us allRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | RecordNET

    After Governor Brown's drought declaration, the battle lines became clearly drawn and the rhetoric for the past couple of weeks has been framed this historic drought as an urban vs. agriculture debate. Unfortunately, most of the think pieces that have been shared on Facebook more quickly than the common cold have consistently misstated facts, fueling the fire.


  11. Walker: Kohl's could be model for federal economic policyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | McClatchy

    Understand Kohl's way of doing business and you understand my thoughts about governing, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told New Hampshire Republicans Saturday night. Walker, a likely Republican presidential candidate, likes to talk about a shirt he bought from the department store for virtually nothing, thanks to coupons.


  12. Scott Walker Touts 'Common-Sense' Republican Ideas in N.H. AppearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Max

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told Republicans in New Hampshire on Saturday that "there is no end to how much better things can be" in the United States with "common-sense" GOP leadership in Washington. "If you put common-sense Republican, conservative leadership in place, if that team works together, there is no end to the good things that can happen," he said to applause at the Republican Leadership Summit at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua.


  13. Freedom must be leavened with responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | O-R Online

    If our parents were mature and sensible when we were kids, they almost certainly prevented us from doing things that were just not good for us.


  14. Crucial keys to 2016 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    The vetting of candidates for the 2016 presidential election is now in full swing. On the Republican side Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Scott Walker, and Jeb Bush are being carefully scrutinized by conservatives, GOP activists, and the mainstream media.


  15. Palmetto Politics: Emoji means Lindsey Graham has made itRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    The cable news network's art department recently showed off emojis of the possible 2016 presidential field, including one for U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. Graham's blue-eyed image is a stretch as to what he actually looks like, but that's the purpose of an emoji, which means “picture letter” in Japanese. Emojis were created to be a small digital image or icon “used to express an idea, emotion, etc., in electronic communication,” according to a modern dictionary definition.


  16. Ohio's Kasich asks New Hampshire Republicans to give 2016 field a...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The spectacular moment lightning strike caused a chain reaction of explosions and decimated a chemical plant caught on camera - as huge storms cause havoc across the South and Midwest Mystery as Long Island widow and daughter, 14, drive to New York City to see a play, park their car and then disappear without a trace 'He's being set up:' Mobster, 78, who FBI suspect of being behind $500m Rembrandt theft from Boston museum is arrested on gun charge Hundreds attend ten-year-old girl's birthday party after none of her classmates RSVP-ed and she complained that 'Kids don't want to play with me' Father who let his 6-year-old daughter's teeth deteriorate until she had FOURTEEN ABSCESSES pleads guilty to reckless endangerment Prince Andrew's extraordinary new mission to save teenage sex slaves: After THOSE lurid accusations in US are dropped, the Duke acts to save girls beaten, starved and ... (more)


  17. The Latest: Presidential contenders woo New Hampshire votersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Republican presidential hopeful U.S. Sen.Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Republican Leadership Summit Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Nashua,NH The Associated Press Ohio Gov. John Kasich would like Republican voters in New Hampshire to hold off committing to a presidential candidate while he decides whether to become one. "I'm trying to figure out what the Lord wants me to do with my life," he said.


  18. E-cigarette bill at Governora s deskRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    A bill to regulate the manufacturing at e-cigarette stores in the state could soon be signed into law. If passed, it would be the first state regulations for the liquids used in electronic cigarettes and the practice known as "vaping."


  19. Oklahoma Gov Introduces Yet Another Death Penalty Method As Supreme Court Reviews Last OneRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsOne

    Though the state of Oklahoma's executions are under currently review by the Supreme Court , Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin recently signed a law making nitrogen gas the backup to lethal injections in the state, according to NBC News . Fallin said in a statement on Friday, "I believe capital punishment must be performed effectively and without cruelty.


  20. Editorial: Jerry Brown needs water strategy a " no tunnelsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Reporter

    The state has to reset its water priorities to match both current and worst-case long-term needs. But Brown can't make that happen as long as he clings to his $25 billion, twin-tunnel proposal to carry Delta water south.