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1 hr ago | CBS Local

U.S. Senate Nominees in W.Va., Va. Bet on High School Football Game

Republican nominees for U.S. Senate from Virginia and West Virginia have made a friendly wager on the outcome of a high school football game between schools from their states.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

6 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Vilsack says up to $45M to available to help Lake Champlain

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced in Vermont on Thursday that his agency will double the pace of spending on efforts to reduce farm runoff entering Lake Champlain.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, Democrat, Tom Vilsack, United States Department of Agriculture, Environment, Science, Agriculture

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Prospect of Another DC Shutdown Looms over Immigration Showdown

The prospect of another economically and politically crippling government shutdown looms over President Obama's talk of taking executive action on immigration next month and Republican threats to thwart him by blocking certain funding measures.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Barack Obama, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, Democrat, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

CBS Local

Texas Abuzz About Possible Perry-Cruz 2016 Battle

Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. Rick Perry speak to the media during a press conference at the front gate of Fort Hood about Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, Texas, Texas Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Life, Veteran Affairs, Fort Hood, TX

The Capital-Journal

Low milk price, high feed costs prompt USDA to launch dairy subsidy program

Dairy farmers squeezed in recent years by low milk prices and high feed costs can begin signing up next week for a new program replacing old subsidies that didn't factor in the price of corn.


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, US Politics, Patrick Leahy, Democrat, Agriculture, Science

Cybercast News Service

Famous barbecue restaurant dropping Oklahoma name

The nationally recognized Oklahoma Joe's Bar-B-Que restaurant in Kansas City, Kansas, plans to change its name by the end of the year to reflect that it hasn't had any connection to Oklahoma for 17 years, the co-owner of the business said.


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Republican, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, US Governors

KMCX-FM Ogallala

Hillary's Got a Millennial Problem

Sure, projecting a winner in a presidential election a couple of years in advance is a mug's game.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Hillary Clinton, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Chris Christie, US Governors

News 4 Jax

McConnell: Shutdowns are a 'failed policy'

In his strongest words to date, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, tried to quash talk that he would allow another government shutdown if he becomes Senate majority leader next year.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Senator Ted Cruz

Daily Mail

No charges for mother in death of 11-month-old baby girl she left for hours in 90F car

Father breaks down in tears as he's found NOT GUILTY of shooting dead drunk driver who killed his two young sons in car wreck Desperate search for 16-year-old girl who disappeared in broad daylight while walking home from a friend's house 'I wonder who she bl*w this time': Katie Couric's bitchy aside after bitter rival Diane Sawyer beat her to land ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, New York

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Obama again faces question of congressional authorization for possible Syria strikes

One year ago, President Barack Obama was barrelling toward airstrikes in Syria when he abruptly announced that he first wanted approval from congressional lawmakers.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, Bob Corker, Senator Tim Kaine

ABC News

TV Station Pulls Anti-Shaheen Ads off Air

A super PAC's negative ads against Sen. Jeanne Shaheen were pulled off the air Wednesday after the New Hampshire Democrat's attorneys flagged inaccuracies in the spot.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican, Scott Brown, Barack Obama

Fox News

GM Brings Cadillac SRX Production Back to U.S.

General Motors is moving production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover SUV from Mexico to a factory in Spring Hill, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac SRX, Spring Hill, TN, US News, Republican, US Politics, Bob Corker, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet, Bill Haslam, US Governors, GMC, GMC Terrain


Sen. Cantwell targets small business loan gender gap

Women still have a hard time getting small business loans. Sen. Maria Cantwell is determined to close the gap.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, Democrat, Mary Landrieu

Journalist held in Syria returns to US

The American writer flew Tuesday from Tel Aviv, Israel, to the United States -- stopping first in Newark, New Jersey, before reuniting with his mother in Boston, his family said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Prison, Journalism, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Cambridge, MA, Opinion

Athens Banner-Herald

Crist makes Florida comeback bid as 4 states vote

If there were any doubts that former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist would be accepted by Florida Democrats, they were cast aside as he overwhelmingly earned the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott on a day when four states chose candidates for statewide office.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Representative James Lankford, Florida, Florida Government

Cybercast News Service

10 things to know about corporate inversions

Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company.


Related Topix: Tim Hortons, Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, US News, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Fast Food

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer

A century and a half after his valiant death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs.


Related Topix: Gettysburg, PA, History in the News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, Democrat

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invoked the Ebola outbreak in a new television ad unveiled this week criticizing his Republican rival over a vote against medical disaster funding, injecting fears about the deadly disease into an already intense race.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Madeline Albright endorses Grimes for Senate

Albright was the first woman to become Secretary of State when former President Bill Clinton appointed her in 1997.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, Mitch McConnell