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  1. Kansas governor signs bill clarifying new property tax lawRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill clarifying that a new law aimed at reducing local property taxes doesn't take effect until 2018. It resolves a conflict between two versions of the law contained in separate bills increasing sales and cigarette taxes to balance the state budget.

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  2. Kansas governor pondering religious objections legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Capital-Journal

    Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he's considering proposing a new religious objections law for Kansas following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing gay marriage across the nation. Brownback on Thursday also defended the state's refusal so far to allow gay and lesbian spouses to change their last names on driver's licenses or to file joint income tax returns.

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  3. Russia 'deeply concerned' over Ukraine's decentralisation planRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | EurActiv.com

    Russia expressed "deep concern" today over Ukraine's plans to decentralise power as part of a peace deal with separatist rebels, underlining the gulf between Moscow and Kyiv as the conflict rumbles on despite a ceasefire. Differing interpretations of a February peace agreement signed in Minsk, Belarus, to end the fighting in Ukraine's eastern regions, have left the conflict in limbo, with more than 6,500 people killed since it broke out in April last year.

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  4. US Navy Yard in Washington on lockdown after shooter reportRead the original story

    42 min ago | China Daily

    Police on Thursday responded to a report of a shooter at the US Navy Yard in Washington, where a gunman killed 12 people in 2013, and the military installation was on lockdown with employees sheltered in place. No further details were available about the incident, which comes amid heightened security concerns ahead of the US July Fourth holiday weekend.

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  5. Virginia Republican Party Will Help Local Republican Party Lawsuit...Read the original story

    42 min ago | Ballot Access News

    Virginia has a unique election law concerning partisan nominations. Virginia lets all qualified parties decide for themselves whether to nominate by primary or convention, yet if an incumbent is running for re-election, he or she can override the party's decision.

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  6. Blumenthal Introduces Bill, Vows To Crack Down On Elder AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Darien Daily Voice

    In a visit to Bridgeport on Thursday, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal vowed to crack down on elder abuse with the unveiling of his bill named for a late Connecticut veteran who was defrauded by his son. The Robert Matava Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2015 is named after for a Unionville veteran and Purple Heart recipient who was turned out of his own home by his son, whom Matava had entrusted with his assets.

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  7. Ballpark to fill for WWII eventRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | China Daily

    Congressman Al Green , City Council Member Richard Nguyen and other community leaders, witness Wea Lee, president of Southern News Group, and Anita Sehgal, senior vice-president of Minute Maid Park, sign an agreement to use the baseball park for a celebration of the end of WWII in Houston on Wednesday. MAY ZHOU / CHINA DAILY Houston's Minute Maid Park - home of the Astros - inked a deal with Southern News Group on Wednesday leasing the ballpark to the group spearheading Diversity and Peace, an event celebrating the end of WWII and the diversity of the city.

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  8. Army Breast-Feeding Policy SoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Rep. Niki Tsongas , a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, is calling for a military "cultural shift" to better support female troops. "Since I joined the Armed Services Committee, I have become acutely aware of the lasting challenges women face in an institution historically dominated by men," she wrote in an Army Times op-ed on Wednesday.

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  9. China's target on greenhouse gas lauded by KerryRead the original story

    43 min ago | China Daily

    US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday praised China's announcement of its new gree nhouse gas emissions targets ahead of the United Nations Climate Conference to be held in Paris in December. China formally submitted its targets to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change on Monday, while visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang also made the announcement in Paris on Monday while meeting French President Francois Hollande.

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  10. 93-Year-Old Man Pens the Ultimate Hillary Clinton Campaign SongRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | WFNT-AM Burton

    Meet Jerry, a 93-year-old man who has such a passion for Clinton that he wrote a song for her to use on the campaign trail. According to the YouTube description, Jerry tried to reach out to Clinton's camp, to no avail: A year ago he composed a campaign song for Hillary, recorded it on a "compact disc," and mailed it to her campaign team.

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  11. Budget committee set to approve road funding cuts, tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    President Barack Obama is embarking on a repair mission after his push for business-backed trade legislation ruptured relations between the White House and organized labor. After the push for trade legislation ruptured relations between the White House and organized labor, President Barack Obama is embarking on something of a repair mission.

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  12. Texas AG Refuses to "Defend the Constitution and Laws of the United States"Read the original story

    44 min ago | PerrSpectives

    As the Confederate flag is coming down, calls for states to nullify federal laws are going up. In Texas, Attorney General Ken Paxton advised county clerks, magistrates and justices of the peace they may opt-out of performing same-sex marriages the United States Supreme Court legalized nationwide on Friday.

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  13. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker entering 2016 presidential raceRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said. The 47-year-old Walker planned to file the paperwork for his long expected candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, and kick off the 2016 campaign in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha on July 13, the aides said.

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  14. Bernie Sanders' campaign raises $15 million in his first quarter as candidateRead the original story

    44 min ago | GantDaily.com

    Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has raised about $15 million since it launched in late April, aides to the campaign told CNN on Thursday. The aides added that the 400,000 donations came from about 250,000 individual donors.

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  15. Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassyRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba's defiance of the United States. In this Jan. 23, 2015 photo, Jeffrey DeLaurentis, center, chief of mission at the U.S. Interests Section in Havana, sits with Edward Alex Lee, center left, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, as they listen to Assistant Secretary of State of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson give a press conference at the official residence of the US Interests Section chief in Havana, Cuba.

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  16. Glenn Martin's "prison-like" White House experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | CBS News

    Two weeks after criminal justice advocate Glenn Martin was nearly denied access to a White House event he was invited to, he's still waiting for an explanation. In a widely distributed " open letter " to President Barack Obama last week, Martin revealed that he was required to have a special escort in order to enter the White House complex for a discussion with senior officials on breaking down barriers facing ex-prisoners.

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  17. Drama expected as Obama visits La Crosse and greeted by Scott WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  18. Beards big winner in year-old Hobby Lobby caseRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Religion News Service

    Anti-abortion demonstrators high five as the ruling for Hobby Lobby was announced outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on June 30, 2014. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-WINDHAM-COLUMN, originally transmitted on July 2, 2015.

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  19. KCMO Low-income Families Can Double Up Food BucksRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    The program matches every EBT dollar spent on local produce with another dollar in rewards that can be used for any produce purchase at the same store through the end of the year. State agencies issue EBT cards to low-income families who qualify for the federal government's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program .

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  20. Many but not all in GOP object as U.S., Cuba plan embassiesRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    Loud but hardly universal catcalls from Republicans underscored the obstacles and opportunities ahead as U.S. and Cuban leaders announced an opening of embassies in Havana and Washington and a resumption of diplomatic relations severed the year President Barack Obama was born. Obama also asked Congress to lift the economic and travel embargoes that the U.S. has used for decades to try forcing Cuba's leaders toward democracy.

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