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  1. Medicare considers covering end-of-life counselingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Medicare said Friday it will consider paying doctors to counsel patients about their options for end-of-life care, the same idea that spurred accusations of "death panels" and fanned a political furor around President Obama's health-care law five years ago. The announcement came in a voluminous regulation on physician payment.

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  2. Kansas tax collections fall $23M short in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Kansas says its tax collections in October fell $23 million short of expectations and the bad news came days before the end of Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's tight race for re-election. The Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state collected $417 million in taxes, or 5.2 percent less than the $440 million anticipated.

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  3. Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola. Judge Charles C. LaVerdiere ruled that Hickox must continue daily monitoring of her health but said there is no need to isolate her or restrict her movements because she has no symptoms and is therefore not contagious.

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  4. Court blocks New Mexico food stamp changesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

    A state court has temporarily stopped Gov. Susana Martinez's administration from imposing work-related requirements on about 80,000 low-income New Mexicans to qualify for food stamps. District Judge Sarah Singleton's ruling on Friday blocks the Human Services Department from implementing the food stamp changes on Saturday.

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    2 hrs ago | KLKN

    Ten soldiers had to say tearful goodbyes today. They're deploying to the Middle East for a year to help with special operations.

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  6. "It's on us": Whoopi Goldberg urges New York voters ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Salon

    Actress, comedian, and "The View" moderator Whoopi Goldberg urged New York voters in a video released Friday to vote the Working Families Party line in next week's elections, hailing the labor-backed party as "the progressive party that believes New York should be for everyone." The 16-year-old WFP seeks to pull New York's politics to the left on issues like paid sick leave, the minimum wage, taxation, and policing tactics.

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  7. Republicans take big lead in Colorado early votingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    A report from the Secretary of State on Friday showed 104,000 more Republicans than Democrats had cast their ballots as the state conducts its first major mail-in election. Colorado is a must-win state if the Democrats want to keep control of the U.S. Senate, but the early numbers suggest how difficult it might be for Democrats such as Sen Mark Udall to survive a year when Republicans are highly motivated.

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  8. Summer ozone season ends; state ushers in wood smoke monitoring seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deseret News

    With a milder summer ozone under the belt of the Wasatch Front, it is now time for residents to prepare for winter pollution and ways to help clear the skies. The official wood smoke monitoring season kicks off Saturday, so the state Division of Air Quality is reminding residents that restrictions on burning wood and coal stoves will come as fine particulate matter, or PM2.5, increases.

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  9. Brownback, Roberts aiming for - sweep'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Manhattan Mercury

    Sem/ Pat Roberts delivers a speech at the Republican's "Clean Sweep 2014" rally at the Union Pacific Depot Thursday night. Election Day is Tuesday.

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  10. Nevada Day Celebration Held at Reno-Tahoe International AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Governor Brian Sandoval and other Nevada dignitaries celebrated Nevada Day Friday at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. 'Nevada One'- the Southwest plane that is emblazoned with the state flag- landed to a water cannon salute to celebrate the Silver State's 150th birthday.

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  11. More Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Washington state has been awarded $450,200 federal grant to lead work on projects dealing with energy efficient buildings and retrofits in Washington, Oregon, California and British Columbia. Gov. Jay Inslee announced the award from the U.S. Department of Energy on Friday.

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  12. Florida GOP Slams Charlie Crist Over Strip Club TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    The Florida Republican Party on Friday pounded Gov. Charlie Crist, the Democratic candidate challenging Gov. Rick Scott in Tuesday's midterm election, over a new report on his alleged ties to the strip club industry. Crist has come under fire for refusing to return contributions to his political committee from owners of strip clubs, including a $50,000 donation from Joe Rodriguez, who, although his club was closed ion 2009 for drug-dealing and prostitution, was allowed to sell it and never lost his business license, Sunshine State News notes.

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  13. California crash is setback for space tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Republic

    But that effort appears to have suffered a serious setback with today's crash of the space tourism rocket known as "SpaceShip Two," owned by Branson's company Virgin Galactic. SpaceShipTwo, which is typically flown by two pilots, was designed to provide a suborbital thrill ride into space before it returns to Earth as a glider.

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  14. Mrs. Obama allegedly told the president to 'get out' after latest female episodeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    President Obama was in Chicago to vote, and while doing so was told by a jealous fiancA , "Mr. President, don't touch my girlfriend." It's been a week since it was reported that the divorce rumors involving the First Couple - President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama - have intensified.

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  15. Physicians' group wants Oklahoma justices oustedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    The medical association that represents Oklahoma physicians is calling for the ouster of all three members of the Oklahoma Supreme Court who are on this year's general election ballot. The Oklahoma State Medical Association on Friday called for voters to cast a 'no' vote on whether to retain Justices John Reif, Tom Colbert, and Joseph Watt.

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  16. Martha Coakley challenges Charlie Baker on tearful fisherman storyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | UPI

    Charlie Baker's opponents are hammering the Massachusetts Republican over his inability to produce the subject of an emotional story he told at Tuesday night's gubernatorial debate. "Charlie has some questions to answer about it," she said .

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  17. Gun rights, domestic violence laws go into effectRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    Laws to expand gun rights, help combat domestic violence and expand the punishment for human trafficking in Oklahoma are about to go into effect. They are among about 250 laws approved by the Oklahoma Legislature and signed by Gov. Mary Fallin this year that go into effect on Saturday, Nov. 1. One measure makes it lawful for a person who is licensed to carry a handgun to store it out of view in a locked vehicle when the vehicle is left unattended on school property.

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  18. F3 Engineering to Establish North American Headquarters in Spartanburg Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    A provider of technology, products, and services in military and mission-critical technology will locate its North American headquarters and manufacturing operations in Spartanburg County. F3 Engineering plans to invest $3.9 million over the year in the 25,000 square-foot facility on Seminole Drive in Spartanburg, resulting in an expected 53 new jobs.

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  19. Judge rejects strict limits on U.S. nurse who treated Ebola patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  20. And now, the rest of the storyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | OttawaHerald.com

    The truth is Gov. Sam Brownback and most Kansas legislators have worked hard to get more money into K-12 classrooms and have increased funding to educate our children each of the last four years.

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