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  1. GMRC annual awardsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Georgia Mountains Regional Commission recently handed out its annual awards at it's Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner which was held at the Dillard House in Rabun County: *Congressman Doug Collins of Gainesville, Chairman's Award. *Dawson County's Economic Development Executive Director Charlie Auvermann, Appointed Official of the Year.

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  2. The Prelude to a RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    You could almost call this week the official start of the 2016 presidential race. Yes, the "invisible primary" of jockeying and influence has been going on since the end of the last election.

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  3. Emanuel heading to Chile for holidays, despite possible criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about his upcoming family vacation to Chile while at Aqua to announce new high rise Thursday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about his upcoming family vacation to Chile while at Aqua to announce new high rise Thursday.

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  4. Gabbard in India to strengthen tiesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    HONOLULU (AP) - Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is visiting India to talk about priorities the country shares with Hawaii.

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  5. D.C. outraged over Sony's 'The Interview' decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WISN-TV

    From Hollywood to Washington, the outrage is spreading over Sony Pictures' decision to cancel a movie release following a cyber attack and threats from a group of North Korea-backed hackers. Politicians urged Sony not to back down in the face of threats tied to the release of the controversial comedy "The Interview," and then began lashing out when the studio made it clear it has no further plans to release the film, which depicts an assassination plot against North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. 2 comments

  6. Delaney Addressing Transportation Issues In D.C. SuburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  7. Christensen's last bill used as vehicle to pass federal budgetRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Virgin Islands Daily News

    In her last act as the territory's delegate to Congress, Donna Christensen was instrumental in funding the federal budget and keeping the government from shutting down. In a surprise turn of events, it happened to be her bill - HR 83 - that was used as the vehicle to pass the federal government's annual budget.

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  8. Bill extending V.I.'s rum cover-over headed to President Obama's deskRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The bill to extend the territory's rum cover-over passed the U.S. Senate on Tuesday and is headed to the president's desk. The bill - called the Expiring Provisions Improvement Reform and Efficiency Act of 2014 - includes a number of tax extenders, including extending the territory's cover-over at the $13.50 per proof-gallon rate.

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  9. $300 million Great Lakes bill stalls in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Grand Haven Tribune

    A bill that would have continued a Great Lakes environmental cleanup program for five more years has stalled in Congress. The House approved the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative extension last week.

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  10. After 53 Years, Obama to Normalise Ties with CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

    While the president noted that he lacked the authority to lift the 54-year-old trade embargo against Havana, he issued directives that will permit more U.S. citizens to travel there and third-country subsidiaries of U.S. companies to engage in commerce, among other measures, including launching a review of whether Havana should remain on the U.S. list of "state sponsors of terrorism". "The Cuba issue has sharply divided Washington from the rest of the hemsiphere for decades, and this move, long overdue, goes a long way towards removing a major source of irritation in US-Latin American relations."

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  11. Secretary of the Interior to visit, hold public meeting on BerryessaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    City and county officials from Napa welcomed news that Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, and Under Secretary of Agriculture for Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Bonnie will attend a public meeting in Napa County to discuss permanent protection for the Berryessa Snow Mountain region. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held on Friday, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center.

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  12. Obama's options on Cuba end at embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | USA Today

    President Obama's steps toward normalizing relations with Cuba don't alter a key fact: Only Congress can overturn the law barring widespread commerce with Cuba. Obama's options on Cuba end at embargo WASHINGTON - President Obama's steps toward normalizing relations with Cuba don't alter a key fact: Only Congress can overturn the law barring widespread commerce with Cuba.

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  13. Packing in WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    "This report has a stamp of authority and breadth to it ... This simply documents what we've really already known intuitively." - Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson concurring with the Senate Intelligence Committee's damning conclusions on the use of torture by the CIA.

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  14. California Could Benefit From Better US-Cuba RelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Bay Area

    U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee is back from Cuba. And the United States is back with Cuba, too, which could mean good things for California businesses.

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  15. N.J. leaders call on Cuba to return trooper's killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    New Jersey leaders call on the Cuban government to return a fugitive member of a black militant group convicted of murdering a New Jersey state trooper. N.J. leaders call on Cuba to return trooper's killer MORRIS COUNTY, N.J. - New Jersey leaders call on the Cuban government to return a fugitive member of a black militant group convicted of murdering a New Jersey state trooper.

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  16. Optimism and Anger Follow Obama's Cuba AnnouncementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Beast

    At Sophie's Cuban Cuisine in New York's Financial District, a long line of hungry business people lined up for lunch. One by one, they picked up bebidas , and sandwiches and oxtail stew with a heaping side of the eatery's famous green sauce.

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  17. Tune in Tonight: Is that a peacock in the pear tree?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cape Cod Times

    If music be the food of love, NBC's got a pretty stocked larder. "Peter Pan Live," ''How Murray Saved Christmas" and "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas" have all offered viewers something to hum around the holidays.

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  18. Why the Individual Mandate is Still Super UnpopularRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | FreedomWorks

    Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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  19. GOP 2016 contenders already starting to battle it outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking across the sprawling grounds of a pink-hued luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party's most fractured field in decades.

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  20. Zionsville teen, Riley patient, finds healing in giving backRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Every year, generous Hoosiers donate time and money to the Riley Children's Foundation. In return, the foundation funds research and special programs for the kids who rely on Riley for life-saving care.

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