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Veterans Day around the United States in Kentucky to eradicate veteran homelessness. The city housed more than 400 veterans in the last year. And in Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe says the state has found permanent homes for 1,400 veterans in the past year.Washington state's...
Nation and World
Warning signs for both parties in state and local elections

...under the federal Affordable Care Act, several Republicans have resisted, including in Florida and Texas. Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe tried to expand Medicaid but was blocked by Republicans.Democrats' efforts to fully implement...
Nation and World
Everybody into the pool!

...Well, why not?Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker adds his name to the list today, with Ohio Gov. John Kasich and former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore to follow in coming weeks, bringing the total by summer's end to at least 17."Every now and then...
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Updated: Reporter, cameraman in Virginia killed on air; police chasing suspect

...enforcement personnel were in hot pursuit, with multiple vehicles following him closely down Interstate 64 at one point, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said."They're right behind him," he said during an appearance on WTOP-FM's "Ask the Governor...
Regional News
Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Perry, Fiorina out

...Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former New York Gov. George Pataki and former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore.The announcement concludes an anxiety-filled process for a Republican Party that worked aggressively...
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S. Carolina lawmakers vote to debate flag

...Tennessee said a bust of Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader Nathan Bedford Forrest must go from the Senate. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants vanity license plates depicting the Confederate flag replaced. McConnell joined Kentucky's...
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Around Town for Thursday, June 4

...Willoughby Ave., Suite 300. For more information contact Samuel G. Hudson at (907) 257-5490 or board of directors meeting, 5-6 p.m., KTOO Conference Room, 360 Egan Drive. Meetings are open to the public...
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Republicans ignoring signs of some economic gains

...touted a gain of 100,000 jobs in his state in the last year and an unemployment rate below the national average. Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell told fellow Republicans that over the last two years, "with Republicans and Democrats working together...
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Court gives former soldiers choice of rehab over jail

...anybody charged with a crime," Murphy said. "We have seen a complete erosion of the rehab programs available to the average citizen." Web links For more, go to Department of Veterans Affairs:
State governments: Canaries in the depths of the economic mine

...increased federal matching funds that they then convert to general aid and use for health care or not, as they please. Virginia Gov. James Gilmore wants to use such a scheme to help cover the cost of his car-tax repeal. The rip-offs have cost...


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