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  1. Schreiber Foods celebrates new downtown homeSchreiber Foods...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Door Reminder

    Schreiber Foods celebrates new downtown home Building improves Schreiber's operations but also is a catalyst for downtown development Check out this story on Gov. Scott Walker, U.S. Rep. Reid Ribble and other officials were on hand as Schreiber Foods held a ribbon-cutting on its new headquarters in downtown Green Bay. Schreiber president and CEO Mike Haddad raises his arms Monday afternoon as he is introduced at the dedication of the new corporate headquarters in Green Bay.


  2. Georgia superintendent candidates draw contrasts at education forumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    The candidates hoping to lead Georgia's education agency agreed that students are tested too often, but Democrat Valarie Wilson and Republican Richard Woods shared different strategies for addressing that during a candidate forum Monday. Woods, a former Irwin County educator and administrator, said tests should be divided up during the school year as benchmarks rather than given at the end of a school year.


  3. EDITORIAL: Carol a Stassena Schwartza s vanity candidacy for D.C. mayorRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The campaign slogan for Carol Schwartz's quixotic quest to be mayor of the District of Columbia could well be "The fifth time's the charm." The onetime at-large D.C. Council member is halfway to being the Harold Stassen of D.C. politics, channeling the Republican governor of Minnesota who ran for president 10 times beginning in 1940.


  4. Cuomo, Christie discuss the region's terror threatRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    Federal and state officials say New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the United States and Islamic State extremists New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met Monday with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson in midtown Manhattan. Cuomo said after the hourlong meeting that officials would be "in a state of denial" if they didn't believe recent international events have increased the threat to the region.


  5. Deal, Carter Duel Over Education at Atlanta ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee

    Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and his Democratic challenger Jason Carter are attacking each other's public education record and questioning their opponent's plan to improve it. The two shared the stage Monday for the first time ahead of the Nov. 4 election with a candidate forum hosted by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators.


  6. Jerry Brown signs bill removing language of Prop. 187Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, left, thanks Gov. Jerry Brown for his comments about about him during a ceremony honoring Steinberg, who is leaving the Senate due to term limits, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation repealing from California state law unenforceable provisions of Proposition 187, the 1994 initiative, later overturned by the courts, to restrict public services to undocumented immigrants.


  7. Hawaii, Energy Department continue to work together on clean energyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Hawaii and the U.S. Department of Energy have signed an agreement to continue to work together as the state moves into its next phase of its clean energy transformation, which includes the use of alternative fuels in ground and marine transportation such as natural gas and hydrogen. The memorandum of understanding, signed by Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Monday at the opening session of the Asia-Pacific Resilience Innovation Summit & Expo in Honolulu, reaffirms the state and federal governments' commitment to the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative, a long-term partnership to increase energy efficiencies and maximize the use of Hawaii's renewable energy resources.


  8. Quinn: Monitor not needed to oversee state hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WIFR

    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, in a filing late Monday in federal court, contends a court appointed monitor is not necessary to ensure compliance with political hiring bans as suggested by an anti-patronage attorney. In the filing by the attorney general's office, Quinn contends his response to allegations of political hiring in the Department of Transportation has been "prompt, appropriate and aimed at a long-term solution to preventing any such improprieties in the future."


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    2 hrs ago | News Times

    The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report released Monday by Standard & Poor's. Even as income for the affluent has accelerated, it's barely kept pace with inflation for most other people.


  10. PG&E officials removed for improper communicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Four senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility's rate cases.


  11. Douglass portrait unveiled in Md. governor's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A full-length portrait of Frederick Douglass is now the first painting of an African-American to go on display in the Maryland governor's mansion. The portrait of the 19th century abolitionist was unveiled Monday night inside Government House, which is the name of the residence.


  12. Gov. Riley's group awards 1,474 scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Former Gov. Bob Riley, meets with members of the Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Montgomery, Ala.


  13. 'Between a rock and a hard place': Portland's big gamble on undocumented immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The city of Portland and the LePage administration have seemingly always had an uneasy relationship. As far back as 2011 , a member of Gov. Paul LePage's cabinet said the Republican administration wouldn't work with Portland - which has been ranked the most liberal city in Maine and consistently has eight Democrats and Greens among its nine city councilors - because the city was politically "against him."


  14. Brown purges immigration initiative from state lawRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill deleting unenforceable provisions of a state law that denied social services to immigrants who are in California illegally. Brown's office on Monday announced he had signed SB396, which purges remnants of a 1994 voter-approved ballot initiative.


  15. La. public school teacher retirements remain upRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    The spike in public school retirements eased somewhat, but the numbers are still higher than prior to passage of Gov. Bobby Jindal's education revamp, according to newly-released statistics. The number of kindergarten through 12th grade employees in the Teachers' Retirement System of Louisiana, who retired in the fiscal year ending June 30, stood at 2,979, the system reported.


  16. The latest twists in Rep. Mark Sanford's love sagaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    Three days after U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford revealed personal details about legal disputes with his ex-wife, the South Carolina Republican's scheduled court hearing Monday was postponed. A family court judge in Charleston, Daniel E Martin Jr., told reporters that the two parties will attempt to work out their issues through mediation, according to CNN affiliate WCSC-TV.


  17. BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp saleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil industry, on Monday announced plans to lay off 275 employees and direct contractors early next year. BP's business in Alaska will be smaller because of the previously announced sale of its interests in four North Slope oil fields to Hilcorp, spokeswoman Dawn Patience said.


  18. A politically motivated veto?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Princetonian

    Last week, Gov. Chris Christie had the opportunity to help reduce that number. New Jersey legislative bill S1772, recently placed on his desk, aimed to ban smoking in public parks and at beaches.


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    3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    The gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers outside their barracks, killing one, used a rifle and might have had formal firearms training through the military or law enforcement, authorities said Monday. Releasing a profile of the killer, Lt.


  20. "The View" Premieres with New HostsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WMGL-FM North Charleston

    It's a new era for The View . The ABC talk show kicked off a new season with three new co-hosts -- Rosie O'Donnell, Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace -- in a new studio in New York City.