Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...MISSOURI (29)Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon says it's up to the federal Paris. But in a statement Monday, Nixon didn't say he'd block Syrian refugees...Republican candidates for governor want Nixon to do so, citing safety concerns.MONTANA...
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College football capsules

...senior transfer from Houston, and redshirt freshman Foster Sawyer, who played for a private Fort Worth high school.Shaun Nixon turned Sawyer's only completion into a 42-yard touchdown, breaking a tackle on the catch-and-run score early in the...
With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

...Georgia governor. His "plainspoken" nature helped Democrats retake the White House in 1976 in the wake of President Richard Nixon's resignation.On Thursday, Carter said he remains proud of what he accomplished as president, but is more gratified by...
Not For Web

...millions in revenue and penalties, not to mention negative publicity to outsiders and potential recruits.Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill and other lawmakers issued statements and the national media flooded the Columbia campus...
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California governor signs aggressive climate change bill

...the petroleum reduction requirement.At the bill signing, Brown recalled environmental legislation supported by President Nixon and lamented that current Republicans often oppose action on climate issues.Brown, a Democrat, began the year setting the...
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Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

...was the only Missouri inmate serving such a sentence for a nonviolent marijuana-related offense when Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon agreed in May to commute his sentence. The commutation allowed Mizanskey to argue for his freedom before a parole board, which...
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Empire Editorial: We wish you were here, Mr. President

...Roosevelt stopped in during WWII, then found the fishing better off Juneau than any other place he visited in Alaska. Even Richard Nixon stopped by, though that was in 1958, when he was still vice president.You won't have to worry about closing down roads...
Empire Editorial: Sealaska land deal should move forward

...government to fulfill its promise.On Dec. 17, 1971, President Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act into law.ANCSA...regional corporations created by the act.Almost 43 years since Nixon put pen to paper, many Native groups are still waiting for...
Sealaska nears final land claim

Nearly 43 years after the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was signed into law by President Richard Nixon, Sealaska Corporation will likely receive the final acres of Tongass National Forest land it is entitled to.Robert Dillon...
Nixon's 1960 cave-in is a myth

...George W. Bush as they contend Richard M. Nixon did in 1960 when he lost to John F. Kennedy...reporter R.W. Apple on Thursday quoted from Nixon's memoirs to this effect. It's certainly true that Nixon claimed he spurned advice from President...


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