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Kansas To Report Whether Taxes Hit Projections In February

Kansas Revenue Secretary Sam Williams called the report a hopeful sign that the Kansas economy is improving. "I am pleased to see continuing growth in withholdings and individual income taxes this m...

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Cullerton accuses Bruce Rauner of killing Senate budget deal

Cullerton accuses Bruce Rauner of killing Senate budget deal

A legislative package negotiated by Democrats and Republicans in the Senate finally started moving Tuesday. "Unfortunately, I've been informed that the governor chose to interject himself in this proc...

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Spicer says U.S. won't ignore WTO rulings

The White House's aggressive new policy is aimed at broadening the ability of the U.S.to unilaterally punish countries they argue are violating global trade laws, according to the 2017 trade agenda se...

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Denisha Merriweather Attends Trump Address: 'Politics Have No Place in Education'

Denisha Merriweather Attends Trump Address: 'Politics Have No Place in Education'

Advocates of the program say it provides help to families whose children, like Merriweather, were struggling in public school but could not afford private school on their own. Merriweather graduated f...

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Texas Supreme Court Takes On Same-Sex Spousal Benefits Case

Texas Supreme Court Takes On Same-Sex Spousal Benefits Case

However, under pressure from Republican state lawmakers, including Governor Greg Abbot, the all-Republican court reversed that decision in January and allowed the trial to begin. "Marriage is a fundam...

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Baltimore officers arrested on robbery, other charges

Baltimore officers arrested on robbery, other charges

Attorney Rod Rosenstein says the case "is not about aggressive policing, it is about a criminal conspiracy". He said their conduct "tarnishes the reputation of all police officers". The poster indicat...

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Testimony set to begin in ex-NFL star's double murder trial

Testimony set to begin in ex-NFL star's double murder trial

Hernandez took that as insult, Haggan claimed. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder for the drive-by shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtafo in Boston's South End in the ...

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ACGC School Board selects superintendent finalist

ACGC School Board selects superintendent finalist

In the event of a recession, schools would face even more funding-related hardships than they did following the recession of 2008. Lewis inherited this situation when the board hired him in July 201...

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Tornadoes kill three across US Midwest

Authorities say the man died when the vehicle he was driving was blown off the road. One person was confirmed dead in Ottawa in north-central IL after a tornado touched down there, part of a weath...

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Zinke Scheduled for Final Senate Vote Wednesday Morning

While Democrats didn't delay Zinke's confirmation, the prolonged process for other nominees, including newly confirmed Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt, delayed Zinke from re...

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Severe storms kill 3 in Midwest, rolls east

Editor's Note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated this footage showed LaSalle County in IL. Just a couple of miles south east of Ottawa in Naplate, a similar scene of power outage ...

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Lawmakers Seek Answers On Recent Immigration Raids In California

Lawmakers Seek Answers On Recent Immigration Raids In California

Border (meaning that those detained at the border would be held in detention centers and not released into the general public while awaiting a court date), the implications in Chelsea come more along ...

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Tornado watch underway in Kane County

The conditions "caused a lot of structural damage", Naplate, Illinois fire chief John Nevins told CBS Chicago. Another round of storms spurred tornado warnings again after 6 p.m.in LaSalle, Livingst...

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Pulse shooter's wife will be freed from jail

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents arrested Salman Jan. 16 on charges of aiding and abetting and obstruction of justice in connection with the June 12, 2016 massacre. 'I knew when he left he was g...

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3 million people in United States at risk man-made earthquakes this year

3 million people in United States at risk man-made earthquakes this year

Geological Survey forecast released Wednesday. Despite the recent drop in natural disaster rates, Oklahoma and southern Kansas still face a significant risk of induced quake damage in 2017, accord...

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Was this the warmest February in Washington history?

Was this the warmest February in Washington history?

Buffalo was warm in February. In total, there were nine days that topped 50 degrees, including four that exceeded 60 degrees. The state's average February temperatures were more in line with a typ...

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Trump meets with leaders of black colleges

Trump stated of the move, "With this executive order , we will make HBCUs a priority in the White House - an absolute priority". "There were some of our stakeholders that were hesitant because what...

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The Supreme Court just delivered a major victory for gerrymandering opponents

The Supreme Court just delivered a major victory for gerrymandering opponents

The justices tossed out the part of a lower court ruling that upheld 11 districts in which African-Americans made up at least 55 percent of eligible voters. Separate challenges to Virginia redistricti...

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Peak cherry blossom dates announced for 2017 by National Park Service

Peak cherry blossom dates announced for 2017 by National Park Service

National Mall and Memorial Parks Superintendent Gay Vietzke announced Wednesday that the peak bloom is expected between March 14 and March 17. The peak bloom for Washington's famous cherry blossom...

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Moderate risk of severe weather in central US

The potential for severe thunderstorms will weaken as this front marches across the state. A few severe storms will be possible Monday over parts of Texas and northwest Louisiana, with large hail ...

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Suspected carjacker in standoff after leading long chase in Southern California

Suspected carjacker in standoff after leading long chase in Southern California

At one point, officers deployed a spike strip, which flattened at least one of the vehicle's tires. The man did not appear to be speeding, but ran several red lights. The vehicle is pinned at Pacific...

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for all of South Jersey

Forecast models are showing the potential for severe weather across the CI Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. "The strongest winds are expected after sunrise on Thursday continuing through ...

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Lincoln County deputy uses deadly force

Lincoln County deputy uses deadly force

Johnny Koremenos, spokesman for the Wisconsin Department of Justice, confirmed in an email that state authorities are investigating the incident at the request of Lincoln County Sheriff Jeff Jaeger. T...

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Investigating Kansas killing as incident of hate crime

Investigating Kansas killing as incident of hate crime

He has since been hospitalised and is recovering. "And that's when I kind of knew what he was insinuating". Grillot thinks the shooting was motivated by hate. The Trump administration has drawn crit...

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Weather forecast calls for slight chance of showers Tuesday

Thursday: Mostly sunny, high of 47. Overnight the forecast calls for a low around 36. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Wind will pick up, sometimes blowing as fast as 25 miles per h...

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Energy From US Lands Seen Gaining Under New Interior Chief

Energy production on federal lands, largely stalled during President Obama's eight years in office, is expected to be among Mr. Zinke's top priorities. An avid hunter and angler, Zinke, 55, has endors...

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Truck goes airborne, crashes on top of another vehicle during police chase

Truck goes airborne, crashes on top of another vehicle during police chase

As he came toward the officer, the vehicle sped away", Sheriff Gary Sexton said. The driver of that auto, Barbara Harlon, said she saw the airborne truck coming her way and she instinctively scooted...

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See the damage from a deadly storm in Perryville, Mo

The American Red Cross set up a shelter for storm victims in Perryville, about 80 miles south of St. Louis. The storm was part of a spring-like system that also killed at least two other people in I...

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Toddler, 2, Dies after Being Left in Locked Car, Hillsborough Sheriff Says

Toddler, 2, Dies after Being Left in Locked Car, Hillsborough Sheriff Says

Detectives were still interviewing Silva-Tello on Tuesday night, as well as employees at the day care center, which cares for children from 6 weeks to 12 years old. A 2-year-old boy died after officia...

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK: Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Large Hail Possible

The storm has left tens of thousands of people without electricity and killed at least three people, according to local officials and media reports. We still have a risk for severe weather overnight...

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Rain likely for your Tuesday, Wednesday

Rain likely for your Tuesday, Wednesday

Some of the storms could be severe. Breezy, with southwest winds of 10-20 miles per hour. Late in the evening, there is also a 30 percent chance of rain. Tuesday will be mostly cloudy in the mid-va...

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President Trump set to address joint session of Congress

President Trump set to address joint session of Congress

Trump told the anchors Tuesday that to get a bill passed, "it has to be a negotiation", suggesting he could find a solution that pleases all points on the political spectrum. He also has instructed ...

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Iraqi forces fighting ISIS in Mosul seize key bridge

Iraqi forces captured the eastern side of Mosul in January after 100 days of fighting and launched their attack on the districts that lie west of the Tigris river on February 19. These numbers, among ...

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'Cannibal' frat boy cries in unaired Dr. Phil interview

The murders of Stevens and Mishcon have still shaken the neighborhood where they lived. He spent more than a month in the hospital after the attack because he ingested toxic chemicals in the coupl...

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Houston police suspend search of suspect after 2 officers shot

One suspect was killed at the scene. Officer Munoz is now listed in stable condition, and Officer Cortez is in critical condition. He is considered armed and extremely risky, according to Houston ...

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