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Almost all area schools districts fare better under House budget - The Columbus Dispatch

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:41

The Columbus Dispatch

Almost all area schools districts fare better under House budget
The Columbus Dispatch
In addition to more money to battle the drug epidemic and fund schools, House Republicans are proposing hundreds of budget amendments, such as expanded racino gambling, lower property tax bills for farmers, and softer charter sponsor evaluations.

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Trump Waves Pen, Piece Of Paper At Rural America - Huffington Post

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:25

Huffington Post

Trump Waves Pen, Piece Of Paper At Rural America
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON ― In the past three months, President Donald Trump has signed a number of executive orders that didn't actually effect substantive changes, but which established task forces to study policy and, eventually, recommend possible courses of ...

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At Least 1 Dead as Widespread Flash Flooding Swamps Raleigh, North Carolina - The Weather Channel

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:21

The Weather Channel

At Least 1 Dead as Widespread Flash Flooding Swamps Raleigh, North Carolina
The Weather Channel
Heavy rain triggered major flooding in the eastern part of North Carolina, closing roads and flooding homes and businesses. Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari explains. Flooded Roads Closed in NC. Major Flooding in the Carolinas, Rainy Mess Ahead for ...

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At Least 1 Dead as Widespread Flash Flooding Swamps Raleigh, North Carolina - The Weather Channel

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:21

The Weather Channel

At Least 1 Dead as Widespread Flash Flooding Swamps Raleigh, North Carolina
The Weather Channel
Heavy rain triggered major flooding in the eastern part of North Carolina, closing roads and flooding homes and businesses. Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari explains. Flooded Roads Closed in NC. Major Flooding in the Carolinas, Rainy Mess Ahead for ...
North Carolina flooding: Body found in swollen river, road closures reportedFox News

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Watch a GOP Staffer Go on a Tirade About How Doomed Trump's Corporate Tax Cut Is - Slate Magazine (blog)

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:09

Slate Magazine (blog)

Watch a GOP Staffer Go on a Tirade About How Doomed Trump's Corporate Tax Cut Is
Slate Magazine (blog)
Donald Trump hasn't even finished writing his tax plan yet, and yet it already looks poised to meet a humiliating death on Capitol Hill. Jordan Weissmann. Jordan Weissmann is Slate's senior business and economics correspondent. Like most things our ...

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Mexicans No Longer Make Up Majority Of Immigrants In US Illegally - NPR

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:41

NPR

Mexicans No Longer Make Up Majority Of Immigrants In US Illegally
NPR
For the first time in more than a decade, Mexicans no longer make up the majority of immigrants staying in the U.S. illegally, according to new estimates by the Pew Research Center. Their analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows that last year, there ...
As Mexican share declined, US unauthorized immigrant population fell in 2015 below recession levelPew Research Center

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Accusations of hidden UC funds call to mind the 2012 scandal that rocked state parks - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:31

Los Angeles Times

Accusations of hidden UC funds call to mind the 2012 scandal that rocked state parks
Los Angeles Times
Tuesday's stinging audit of UC President Janet Napolitano's office revealed the existence of $175 million in "undisclosed" funds collected from UC campuses, dollars that auditors said were used for a variety of purposes. And it wasn't the first time in ...
Audit: University of California hid $175M in secret fundMiami Herald
Audit: University of California hid $175M in budget reserves from stateUSA TODAY
UC kept secret $175 million reserve as it raised tuition, state audit findsSacramento Bee

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Trump reviews power to establish federal lands - CNN

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:07

CNN

Trump reviews power to establish federal lands
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump will order a review of the 1906 law that gives the president of the United States power to set aside lands for federal protection, White House officials tell CNN, setting into motion a process that could see the ...
Trump takes aim at Obama monumentsThe Hill
It's time to undo the federal land grab of Bears EarsWashington Post
Monument Backer: LePage Should Visit Land Before CriticizingU.S. News & World Report
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US commission dings Trump admin for immigrant arrests at courthouses - CNN

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 15:59

CNN

US commission dings Trump admin for immigrant arrests at courthouses
CNN
Washington (CNN) The US Commission on Civil Rights on Monday criticized the Trump administration for the way it is arresting undocumented immigrants, saying it could be harmful to "access to justice." The public rebuke from a federally appointed ...

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Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding - Washington Post

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 15:26

Washington Post

Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal ...
Judge blocks part of Trump's sanctuary cities executive orderCNN
US judge blocks Trump order threatening funds for 'sanctuary' citiesLos Angeles Times
Trump's Sanctuary Cities Order Blocked by Federal JudgeBloomberg
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Controversial police footage shows unarmed youths detained at gunpoint in Grand Rapids - ABC News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:56

Controversial police footage shows unarmed youths detained at gunpoint in Grand Rapids
ABC News
Police in Grand Rapids, Michigan, are saying they followed protocol after a video was released showing officers holding a group of unarmed black teens at gunpoint on the ground. "Guys, get on the ground. Keep your hands out," a Grand Rapids police ...

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Randolph Alles, Retired General, Is Chosen to Lead Secret Service - New York Times

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:33

New York Times

Randolph Alles, Retired General, Is Chosen to Lead Secret Service
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump has selected Randolph D. Alles, a retired Marine Corps general and acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, to lead the Secret Service, the White House announced on Tuesday. Mr. Alles, who retired ...
Trump picks retired Marine general to lead Secret ServiceWashington Post
Trump Names Retired Marine Corps General To Lead Secret ServiceNPR
Retired Marine general expected to be named Secret Service directorPolitico

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A Trump Tax Cut Looks Good to Business, but It Has to Add Up - New York Times

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:25

New York Times

A Trump Tax Cut Looks Good to Business, but It Has to Add Up
New York Times
Traders at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday after a day of gains. Many in business are concerned about the trade-offs a 15 percent corporate tax rate could entail. Credit Justin Lane/European Pressphoto Agency. For corporate executives, what's not ...
Republicans' plan to cut corporate taxes would lead to massive revenue losses, congressional accountant findsWashington Post
GOP chairman not expecting infrastructure money in Trump's tax planThe Hill
Watch live: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer holds the daily briefingLos Angeles Times
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Republicans control all of Washington. Why aren't they winning more? - Christian Science Monitor

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:14

Christian Science Monitor

Republicans control all of Washington. Why aren't they winning more?
Christian Science Monitor
President Trump, like other presidents before him, is discovering the challenge of dealing with the army of cats that is a modern US political party. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Witnesses to execution test a 'somber' civic duty · Now on the threshold of the ...
100 days of Democratic ragePolitico
With Budget Debate Looming, Growing Share of Public Prefers Bigger GovernmentPew Research Center for the People and the Press

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Ohio House makes 325 changes to Kasich's budget bill: See what's in and what's out - cleveland.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:46

cleveland.com

Ohio House makes 325 changes to Kasich's budget bill: See what's in and what's out
cleveland.com
Lawmakers on the Ohio House Finance Committee accepted more than 300 changes to the state's two-year budget bill on Tuesday. (Jackie Borchardt, cleveland.com). Print Email · Jackie Borchardt, cleveland.com By Jackie Borchardt, cleveland.com The ...

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Former Trump adviser Flynn likely broke law with Russia trip: lawmakers - Reuters

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:23

Reuters

Former Trump adviser Flynn likely broke law with Russia trip: lawmakers
Reuters
FILE PHOTO - White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (C) arrives prior to a joint news conference between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 13, 2017.
White House rejects Oversight request for Flynn documentsThe Hill
House oversight committee: Flynn might have broken the lawCNN
Flynn probably broke the law by failing to disclose foreign payments, House Oversight leaders sayWashington Post

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JOHN KASICH: Here's what's surprised me about Trump's first 100 days - Business Insider

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:56

Business Insider

JOHN KASICH: Here's what's surprised me about Trump's first 100 days
Business Insider
Gov. John Kasich of Ohio found something surprising during the first 100 days of President Donald Trump's administration. Both the White House, and Congressional Republicans, are now "taking a lot of positions that I had during the campaign," he said ...

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Elizabeth Thomas 'not the person she was' after kidnapping, family says - AL.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:44

AL.com

Elizabeth Thomas 'not the person she was' after kidnapping, family says
AL.com
Elizabeth Thomas has said little to her family about the 38 days she spent on the run with her former high school teacher, a man accused of "brainwashing" the teenage girl and then taking her across nine states. Cornered by authorities at daybreak on ...

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Why Republicans' 100-day war on Obama is about to end - Washington Post

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:39

Washington Post

Why Republicans' 100-day war on Obama is about to end
Washington Post
Trump has undone so many regulations that, besides getting a Supreme Court nominee on the court, unraveling Obama rules on guns, coal dumping, Internet privacy and more is probably the president's (and congressional Republicans') biggest 100-day ...

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Why Republicans' 100-day war on Obama is about to end - Washington Post

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:39

Washington Post

Why Republicans' 100-day war on Obama is about to end
Washington Post
Trump has undone so many regulations that, besides getting a Supreme Court nominee on the court, unraveling Obama rules on guns, coal dumping, Internet privacy and more is probably the president's (and congressional Republicans') biggest 100-day ...
The Worst Presidential 100 Days EverHuffington Post
Trump has followed through on fewer than half of his 100-day promisesCBS News
White House touts executive orders with no legislative win yetNew York Daily News
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