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  1. U.S. Republicans navigate the new politics of energy abundanceRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    U.S. Republicans have had to watch from the sidelines as the Obama White House has taken political credit for America's unexpected energy boom and tumbling gas prices. Now it has left their presidential candidates scrambling for a way to reclaim leadership on an issue the party once seemed to own.

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  2. Indiana's Anti-gay Gov. Mike Pence Passes on 2016 White House Bid to Focus on Re-electionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Towleroad

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, who ignited a firestorm earlier this year after signing a controversial "religious freedom" bill into law, is passing on a 2016 White House bid to focus on his re-election efforts, CNN reports : "Gov. Mike Pence is a conservative leader and dedicated public servant who always puts Indiana first," Indiana GOP Chairman Jeff Cardwell said in a statement. "We are excited the governor will formally announce his plans to seek re-election during our annual Spring Dinner, and we look forward to hearing his ideas for the future of our great state."

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  3. State park price hike met with mixed emotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Channel3000

    As they enjoyed a beautiful holiday weekend Saturday camping out, Devil's Lake Memorial Day campers had mixed feelings about a Republican-backed proposal to raise admission and camping rates at all state parks. "It's OK as long as you see it when you come here," Spring Green camper Brian Strait said.

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  4. Christie's curse-fest, and how the media blew it | MoranRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Gov. Chris Christie threw around the curses freely during a roast of the media Wednesday night. This year, the media reported it all, throwing aside tradition.

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  5. Star: BMV Fee Overcharging Problem May Have Been Attributable To Patronage SystemRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Advance Indiana

    The Star's Tony Cook and Tim Evans have a good story today pondering the possibility that the political patronage system that led to the hiring decisions regarding persons in key administrative positions at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles may have contributed to the agency's decision to illegally raise the fees charged for certain services by about $60 millions and to ignore subsequent concerns raised about doing so, which are now being refunded after a couple of class action lawsuits drew attention to the fact it happened. The story is very informative, though not surprising to those of us who follow state government.

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  6. Southern Republican Leadership Conference: 5 takeawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Politico

    Like most other recent GOP presidential forums and meetings, the Southern Republican Leadership Conference this week teemed with 2016 candidates aiming for a breakthrough moment. Nothing like that happened here.

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  7. Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio asks public's help with legal feesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, shown in Arizona in 2011, says he can't keep paying his own legal fees in bias cases. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, shown in Arizona in 2011, says he can't keep paying his own legal fees in bias cases.

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  8. Crude oil coming through M'ville concerns officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Arlington Times

    On the heels of Gov. Jay Inslee signing a bill to make train shipments of crude oil safer, the Marysville School District passed a resolution asking for even more controls. Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring said while the City Council has not adopted a measure, "The administration agrees with the spirit of the school district's resolution."

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  9. New Orleans is a community of inclusion and tolerance: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued an executive order Thursday to make clear that discrimination of any sort isn't tolerated in New Orleans. In a city famously tolerant and welcoming that should be obvious.

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  10. Ben Carson wins GOP straw pollRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    While he may not be the biggest name vying for Republicans' presidential votes, Ben Carson is forcing his way into the conversation. "God bless you and God bless the United States of America," Carson told a crowd while announcing his presidential campaign .

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  11. Ohio To Set Standards For Police Use Of Deadly ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently put together a group in Cleveland to look at the divide between the city and the police. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to a member of that task force, Nina Turner.

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  12. Capitol Insider: Tax cut might prolong Ohio losing streakRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Of the many proclamations that national economist Stephen Moore of the Heritage Foundation made about the benefits of eliminating the income tax in Ohio, one was that it would help the state's professional sports teams. "If you want to win championships, cut your tax rates," Moore told the Senate Ways and Means Committee, arguing that eliminating the state income tax would attract better professional athletes to Ohio.

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  13. Why lawns are like cigarettes in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    When Gov. Jerry Brown ordered that California rip up 50 million square feet of lawns to conserve water amid the West's deadening drought, the Golden State gasped. A near-continuous population boom has long driven officials here to seek water-saving solutions to slake the region's thirst.

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  14. California is steering toward more reasonable traffic ticket lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Here's something to elicit happy honks from California motorists: Two of the more abusive aspects of traffic citations - "bail for trial" and excessive fines - are being hauled off the road. California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye last week ordered the state's traffic courts to stop requiring drivers who want to contest a moving violation to pay their fine first.

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  15. Governor Rick Snyder adds criminal justice reform to his already full plateRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MLive.com

    If this was the Thanksgiving holiday season rather than Memorial Day you could say the governor has loaded his platter with lots of goodies and one major leftover. On the dining room table are: 1. reducing the Detroit school debt; 2. the budget where he has some major disagreements with his friends in the GOP legislative ranks; 3. the leftover is the road fix package, and just this last week he added one more dish, revamping the criminal justice system.

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  16. Mandel Reflects On Life & CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    He turned 95 last month. He goes to his office in Glen Burnie five days a week, and says he will never retire noting that he would just get bored staying at home.

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  17. Kaine's quest for war legitimacyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The Revolutionary War and Civil War ended in Virginia, which was involved, by the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, in the beginning of today's war with radical Islam. Now a Virginia senator is determined that today's war shall not continue indefinitely without the legitimacy conferred by congressional involvement congruent with the Constitution's text and history.

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  18. Drop that nozzle: N.J. remains a full-service islandRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    James Spain, right, pumps gas for Ruth Campos in Parsippany-Troy Hills, N.J., May 22, 2015. For nearly 70 years, New Jersey law has banned self-service gas stations, but now prominent legislators in the state have suggested lifting the ban - arguing that it might even help the nagging budget matter of fixing the state's crumbling roads and bridges.

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  19. Ohio's General Assembly bills try to curb distracted drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Everyone has seen that person on the highway. Driving slowly in the fast lane or weaving, all while texting, putting on make-up or looking for something on the passenger seat.

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  20. National View: George F. Will a " Kaine's quest for war legitimacyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    The Revolutionary War and Civil War ended in Virginia, which was involved, by the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, in the beginning of today's war with radical Islam. Now a Virginia senator is determined that today's war shall not continue indefinitely without the legitimacy conferred by congressional involvement congruent with the Constitution's text and history.

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