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Cunningham announcing plan to legalize marijuana in SC

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MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Joe Cunningham — the former one-term Democratic congressman now running to unseat South Carolina Republican Gov. Henry McMaster — is...

Oklahoma board approves rules banning certain race theories

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Public school teachers in Oklahoma could have their teaching licenses suspended for teaching certain concepts about race and racism under new...

Senators seek Medicaid-like plan to cover holdout states

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ATLANTA — Three Democratic U.S. senators from states that have refused to expand Medicaid want the federal government to set up a mirror plan...

Group rallies for voting rights amid All-Star Game events

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DENVER — Amid the fanfare, celebrity softball games and other events surrounding Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game, a group rallied Sunday to call attention...

Democrats craft voting bill with eye on Supreme Court fight

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WASHINGTON — As congressional Democrats gear up for another bruising legislative push to expand voting rights, much of their attention has quietly focused on...

Schumer wants Senate votes soon on Biden’s domestic agenda

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WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday he wants his chamber to vote on pivotal budget and infrastructure legislation before lawmakers break...

Bill aims to spend billions to fix nation’s aging dams

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BOSTON — Lawmakers in Congress on Friday introduced a bill that would pump tens of billions of dollars into fixing and upgrading the country’s...

Holly Ackison

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FRANKLIN, INDIANA Holly Ackison, 43, passed away at her residence on July 2, 2021. A celebration of life gathering will be...

Report: Till slaying still being investigated 65 years later

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The Justice Department is continuing its investigation into the killing of Emmett Till, the Black teenager whose slaying 65 years ago in Mississippi sparked...

Judge extends order halting WVa needle exchange law

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A federal judge Thursday extended a temporary restraining order on West Virginia's new law that tightens requirements on needle exchange programs. ...