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Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker doesn't dismiss gas tax hike but says public works bill a ways off

2 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Democratic Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday didn't dismiss the possibility of a gas tax hike to help pay for rebuilding the state's infrastructure, but he also cautioned...
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What's in the 2018 Farm Bill: a new crop, more organic-growing techniques and a lifeline for dairy farms

What's in the 2018 Farm Bill: a new crop, more organic-growing techniques and a lifeline for dairy farms

4 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette

The new farm bill legalizes hemp, broadens the dairy industry's safety net and provides a permanent funding stream to organic research.
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New Farm Bill Won't Save Small Farmers

New Farm Bill Won't Save Small Farmers

7 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post

Bigger farms increasingly dominate American agriculture, and they get the most subsidies too.
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House, Senate reach agreement on anti-sexual harassment bill

20 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles


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House, Senate reach agreement on anti-sexual harassment bill

22 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on legislation to overhaul the process for handling sexual misconduct allegations in Congress. Republican...
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Bills' McCoy won't rule himself out after missing practice

Bills' McCoy won't rule himself out after missing practice

56 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Don't count out LeSean McCoy just yet.
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Chris Klieman introduced as Kansas State's new coach

Chris Klieman introduced as Kansas State's new coach

56 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Chris Klieman needed no better reminder of the monumental task ahead of him Wednesday than the one sitting in the front row of his introductory news...
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State Rep. Frankel seeking support for bills to give cities more power over gun laws

State Rep. Frankel seeking support for bills to give cities more power over gun laws

56 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette

Gun bills have typically been a heavy lift in the Republican-controlled state Legislature.
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Most Senate bills filed before session begins never get a vote

Most Senate bills filed before session begins never get a vote

57 minutes ago   |   WYFF

A WYFF News 4 Investigates review of previously pre-filed bills in the Senate found the bills don't get a vote most of the time.
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House passes farm bill, sending it to Trump's desk

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune


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Judge sentences former Trump attorney Michael Cohen to 36 months in prison

Judge sentences former Trump attorney Michael Cohen to 36 months in prison

Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, will serve 36 months in prison. Read more ...

Can Trump pardon Cohen or Manafort? Here's who he's given clemency to so far

Can Trump pardon Cohen or Manafort? Here's who he's given clemency to so far

President Donald Trump's longtime fixer and lawyer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced to three years in prison on December 12. Another Trump associate, his former campaign chairman... Read more ...

Ellen DeGeneres considers ending daytime talk show

Ellen DeGeneres considers ending daytime talk show

Ellen DeGeneres renewed her deal in 2016, but had been "close to declining" the offer. Read more ...

British PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote amid Brexit chaos

British PM Theresa May survives no-confidence vote amid Brexit chaos

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May has won a confidence vote by Conservative Party lawmakers that could have brought her leadership to an abrupt end. In secret ballot... Read more ...

Puppy found in bag with rocks in partially frozen creek

Puppy found in bag with rocks in partially frozen creek

The little pup had wiggled her head out of the bag was spotted partially wedged under some ice. Read more ...

Carson Wentz injury update: Eagles QB dealing with back spasms, could miss...

Carson Wentz injury update: Eagles QB dealing with back spasms, could miss game vs. Rams

Coach Doug Pederson said Carson Wentz will not practice Wednesday and his status for Sunday against the Rams is uncertain. Read more ...

Search expands for 3 missing at West Virginia mine

Search expands for 3 missing at West Virginia mine

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Michael Cohen arrives in court for sentencing

Michael Cohen arrives in court for sentencing

It's judgement day for Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen, who arrived in Manhattan Federal court Wednesday morning to be sentenced for crimes including an illicit... Read more ...

USGS: 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Tennessee, shaking reported across the Upstate

USGS: 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Tennessee, shaking reported across the Upstate

Did you feel it? 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Tennessee felt in the Carolinas Read more ...

Ex-Obama Housing Chief Julian Castro Takes Step Toward 2020 Presidential Run

Ex-Obama Housing Chief Julian Castro Takes Step Toward 2020 Presidential Run

The 44-year-old former San Antonio mayor said he'll announce a decision Jan. 12. Read more ...