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  1. Migrants to line up for Arizona driver's licensesRead the original story

    6 min ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Many young immigrants protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy are expected Monday to begin applying for Arizona driver's licenses, a privilege first denied by the governor but now given to them by the courts. The Arizona Department of Transportation said it's anticipating a rush of immigrant applicants in the weeks ahead at Motor Vehicle Division offices statewide.

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  2. Cuomo Refuses to Condemn Lynch for Claiming de Blasio Has Blood on His HandsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The New York Observer

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo repeatedly refused to condemn the president of a top police union for claiming Mayor Bill de Blasio had "blood" on his hands after two cops were killed execution-style Saturday. Mr. Cuomo, pressed today in a radio interview with WNYC's Brian Lehrer, said he was supportive of both Mr. de Blasio and Patrick Lynch, the president of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, though Mr. Lynch has been a loud critic of the Democratic mayor.

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  3. Rick Perry heading back to IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Hill

    Outgoing Texas Gov. Rick Perry is heading back to Iowa, the latest sign he might take another stab at a White House run. Perry will speak at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Jan. 24, an event organized by Rep. Steve King and the conservative group Citizens United.

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  4. Former D.C. Deputy Mayor to Lead Arlington Economic DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | ARLnow.com

    Victor Hoskins will be Arlington's new economic development director starting on Jan. 20, and he will be the head of his third D.C. area economic development department within a year. Hoskins was announced Friday afternoon as the successor to lead Arlington Economic Development after former director Terry Holzhiemer died of a heart attack in March.

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  5. New Yorkers honor slain police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    New Yorkers hold a candlelight vigil in honor of two police officers who were shot to death as they sat in a patrol car in broad daylight. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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  6. Migrants to line up for Arizona driver's licensesRead the original story

    16 min ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Many young immigrants protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy are expected Monday to begin applying for Arizona driver's licenses, a privilege first denied by the governor but now given to them by the courts. The Arizona Department of Transportation said it's anticipating a rush of immigrant applicants in the weeks ahead at Motor Vehicle Division offices statewide.

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  7. Trying to stay afloatRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | National Fisherman

    Gov. Maggie Hassan will write a letter to federal fishing regulators supporting an alternative plan that, while still protecting local cod fish populations, will at least allow recreational party boats and commercial fishermen a hope of survival. The Exeter Democrat traveled from the State House to Seabrook's Yankee Fisherman's Cooperative yesterday afternoon to hear the latest on the agonizing plight of local professional fishermen.

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  8. Apprehensions along border spike in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Ruidoso News

    MCALLEN >> Federal immigration agents apprehended nearly 97,000 more people trying to enter the U.S. illegally through Texas' southern border during the 2014 fiscal year than they did in 2013, the Department of Homeland Security announced this week. About 332,460 people were apprehended in Texas between October 2013 and September 2014, up from 235,600 the year before.

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  9. 2016 presidential campaign already boringRead the original story

    17 min ago | Hays Daily News

    On one hand, everyone's ready for Hillary, but she doesn't seem all that eager for everyone. She's scheduled two paid speeches for early next year, which means she won't be kicking off her campaign until the spring.

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  10. Winners, losers in upstate NY casino decisionRead the original story

    18 min ago | Planning

    The new casinos coming to upstate New York won't open for at least a few years, but there are already winners and losers as the state expands into Las Vegas-style gambling. While officials and developers in Schenectady , Sullivan and Seneca counties are celebrating the promise of jobs, tourism and tax revenue, supporters of the 13 losing bids are mourning lost opportunities.

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  11. Kasich vows to clamp down on charter schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Crescent-News.com

    Gov. John Kasich vowed Thursday to revamp state oversight of charter schools, clamping down on those that are failing students.

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  12. Memorial Grows As Tributes Pour In For Slain NYPD CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | CBS Local

    NEW YORK - An NYPD baseball cap surrounded by flowers, teddy bears and candles marks the spot where two police officers were killed by a gunman in Brooklyn who was targeting law enforcement. Tributes have been pouring in from around the country for officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu as their families prepare for the funerals.

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  13. Progress on Two FrontsRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Manchester Journal

    Last week, Gov. Shumlin bowed to financial realities and pulled the plug on his hope for ushering into being a single-payer health care system for Vermonters. We want to give him credit for having the courage to let go of an initiative that clearly meant a great deal to him and on which he had made a signature issue of his governorship.

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  14. Solutions Sought for Education FinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Manchester Journal

    MANCHESTER >> On Dec. 12, a state working group tasked with coming up with ideas on restructuring the state's educational financing, and which included two local legislators, presented their final report to Speaker of the House Shap Smith. The Education Finance Working Group was back in September by House Speaker Shap Smith.

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  15. Hubbard Hall wins Development GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Manchester Journal

    CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education has won a grant from the Regional Economic Development Council and the New York State Council on the Arts to allow for more class offerings new art education programming at public schools throughout the region. Hubbard Hall is the only nonprofit organization in Washington County to receive these funds.

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  16. Lame-duck redux: What survived, what died in the Michigan LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | MLive.com

    Michigan's long-running debate over long-term road funding will go on at least another five months. Gov. Rick Snyder and state lawmakers this failed to finalize a standalone legislative solution.

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  17. Missouri Governor's Conference on Agriculture Honors Agriculture LeadersRead the original story

    41 min ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    During the awards banquet Saturday evening, Missouri's Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce recognized recipients of the Missouri Agriculture Awards. Producers were recognized for their commitment to innovation, supporting their communities, committing to good land stewardship and being a great example for future generations.

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  18. Why 20,000 immigrants will seek driver's licenses in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Dulce Matuz, right, president of the Arizona Dream Act Coalition denounces Gov. Jan Brewer's executive order to deny driver's licenses and other public benefits to young illegal immigrants who obtain work authorizations under a new Obama administration policy, August 2012 in Phoenix. Many young immigrants who are protected from deportation under new Obama administration policies are expected Monday to begin pursuing Arizona driver's licenses.

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  19. De Blasio Snubs Slain Cops' Families as Relations With NYPD WorsenRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | News Max

    Relations are growing more strained between Bill de Blasio and the NYPD, after the New York mayor quietly left a St. Patrick's mass on Sunday and disappeared, never showing up to pay his respect to the families of the police officers shot and killed in an ambush on Saturday. John Rodriguez, who serves as president of the 75th Precinct Community Council, called out de Blasio for his conduct and said he should do more.

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  20. Why do they prefer Jeb?Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The Washington Post

    A Tampa Bay Times Florida Insider Poll of more than 150 of the state's most plugged-in political players conducted after [Jeb] Bush's big step toward running found that 8 in 10 said Bush would be stronger than [Sen. Marco] Rubio in the Republican primary, and nine in 10 said the former governor would be stronger in the general election. In the unscientific survey of veteran campaign professionals, lobbyists, fundraisers and political scientists, 80 percent doubted Rubio could raise enough money to be competitive, if both he and Bush were running for the Republican nomination.

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