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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...Asia or Africa are logically the best places for resettlement or temporary asylum.CALIFORNIA (218)Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown says he'll work closely with President Barack Obama to ensure any Syrian refugees coming to California are "fully...
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Marijuana legalization bid in California gains powerful backers

...incorporates most of the elements of an overdue regulatory framework for the state's medical marijuana industry Gov. Jerry Brown signed last month.Both the new recreational market and the existing medical marijuana industry would be overseen by...
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Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

...recognize the opportunity for job creation."The governors who met with Xi included Snyder, Jay Inslee of Washington, Jerry Brown of California, Terry Branstad of Iowa and Kate Brown of Oregon. All five signed the agreement on use of clean tech...
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Calif.'s climate fight in 11th hour

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Gov. Jerry Brown has made climate change the centerpiece of his final tenure by laying out the most aggressive benchmark in North America, which...
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California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Thursday requiring California to phase out the use of microscopic exfoliating beads in personal care products...
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California governor signs aggressive climate change bill

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an ambitious climate change bill on Wednesday, aiming to increase the state's use of renewable electricity to 50 percent...
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Right-to-die backers say California helps fight elsewhere

...nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example.Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that allows such physician-assisted deaths, marking a major victory for proponents who spent...
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California wildfires wipe out more than 180 homes

...Cal Fire said. Entire towns as well as residents along a 35-mile stretch of State Route 29 were evacuated. Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday declared a state of emergency to free up resources.Brown had already declared a state of emergency for the...
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WWII-era tugboat sinks in Gastineau Channel

...In 1985, the Challenger was converted into a "bunk and breakfast" in Seattle's Lake Union. Owned by a man named Jerry Brown, the Challenger's unique setup was featured in the Seattle Times and numerous travel publications. Contemporary...
Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on vacation spot

...President Barack Obama was briefed on the fire and has asked his aides to stay in close touch with California Gov. Jerry Brown and other local officials, the White House said.___Bender reported from San Francisco. Associated Press writer...
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