Tag archive for ‘America’
By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Columbus Museum selected for prestigious program

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - There are only 75 places in America that have been chosen for the inaugural Collections Assessment for Preservation program, and The Columbus Museum is one of them. The initiative, known as More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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‘Old-time’ piano playing championship held in Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Pianists who play music popularized in America during the early 20th century have begun competing for $6,000 in Mississippi. The Oxford Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/2r3frgd ) the World Championship More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Adviser to LePage to become Trump speechwriter

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - An adviser to Republican Gov. Paul LePage is leaving the administration to become a speechwriter for President Donald Trump. David Sorensen called the new job an "extraordinary honor." In More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Sandoval to decide whether to force insulin price disclosure

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will decide whether to impose the nation's strictest disclosure rules on pharmaceutical companies with a bill focused on make public the price, profits and middlemen More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Donald Trump’s infrastructure budget ripped by Democrats

President Trump's plan to rebuild America's roads, bridges, seaports and airports was supposed to be one of the few areas ripe for bipartisan cooperation, but it got raspberries from Capitol Hill Democrats when More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Alaska aquiver: State hosts plate tectonics research effort

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska averages 40,000 earthquakes per year, with more large quakes than the other 49 states combined, and America's shakiest state is about to have its ground examined like never before. More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, Mont. (AP) - Meagher County, Montana, may not be much different than the rest of the rural enclaves across America that voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last fall. The median annual household More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Texas Senate approves banning drones over stadiums, jails

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Drone flights could soon face new restrictions in America's largest conservative state. The Texas Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to ban drones over sports arenas and jails. The measure makes More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Trump says peace between Israelis and Palestinians is key to ending Middle East conflict

President Trump ​said on Tuesday that if peace can be reached between the Israelis and the Palestinians, it would spread throughout the Middle East. ​​”I am truly hopeful that America can help Israel More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Mesa considering privatizing jail for low-level offenders

MESA, Ariz. (AP) - The Mesa City Council is considering becoming the first in Arizona to privatize its jail for low-level offenders. The council was scheduled to vote Monday evening on a new, three-year contract More...