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North Carolina legislature to feature clashes with governor

North Carolina legislature to feature clashes with governor

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January 22, 2017 at 12:27 pm

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) After a two-week hiatus, the North Carolina General Assembly returns Wednesday to begin its two-year session in earnest, with Republican leaders already at odds with Democratic G...

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Illinois treasurer seeks payout of unclaimed life insurance

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January 22, 2017 at 8:50 am | PEORIA, Ill. (AP) A measure backed by Illinois' treasurer could help ensure that insurance companies have paid out money properly to beneficiaries of life insurance policies. The proposed legis...

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Governments look to change ways public gets information

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January 22, 2017 at 5:00 am | YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) Last year Yakima County responded to 2,453 requests for public documents. Many of those had multiple parts, each requiring research of thousands of documents. For example, on...

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A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women's marches

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January 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm | WASHINGTON (AP) If you wondered where many of Hollywood's A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump's inauguration, you didn't have to wonder any longer on Saturday, when scores of ...

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Trump's children revel in first 24 hours in White House

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January 21, 2017 at 4:52 pm | WASHINGTON (AP) Backstage photos from the black-tie inaugural balls. A quick peek out the Truman Balcony to admire the view of Washington. A visit to the basement White House bowling alley. Pre...

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

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January 21, 2017 at 9:56 am | WASHINGTON (AP) Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" Kellyanne Conway, adviser to President Donald Trump; Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and John McCain, R-Ariz. __...

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Home built by Obama's great-great-grandfather renovated

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January 21, 2017 at 9:03 am | KEMPTON, Ind. (AP) The owner of an Indiana home built by former President Barack Obama's great-great-grandfather hopes it will get more visitors after a renovation. The old farmhouse, known at ...

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Fires, bricks mark daylong assault on inaugural festivities

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January 21, 2017 at 12:10 am | WASHINGTON (AP) Protesters set fires and hurled bricks in a daylong assault on the city hosting Donald Trump's inauguration, registering their rage against the new president in a series of clashes ...

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Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president

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January 20, 2017 at 10:37 pm | WASHINGTON (AP) Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation f...

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