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'Chuy for Chicago' political committee created to raise money for potential Garcia mayoral run

7 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Jesus “Chuy” Garcia hasn't gotten into the Chicago mayoral race yet, but a close associate of the Cook County commissioner has started a political committee to begin raising...
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Trump's tariffs could sow trouble for GOP in farm districts

41 minutes ago   |   National Post

SPANGLE, Wash. - In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he's no fan of President Donald Trump's trade policy. “We get him elected into...
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College students say they can't send in their absentee ballots because they don't know where to buy stamps

College students say they can't send in their absentee ballots because they don't know where to buy stamps

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Fairfax County, Virginia conducted a focus group this summer with college interns from across various county departments. County officials learned that college students were...
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Indicted US Rep. Collins: I'm running, will serve if elected

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Kentucky lawmaker sorry for using tax money to ask for votes

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

A Democratic lawmaker in Kentucky who is running for re-election has apologized for using taxpayer money to campaign for votes. State Rep. Wilson Stone used public money to...
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'It was humiliating': Black candidate has cops called on her while canvassing in predominantly white neighborhood

'It was humiliating': Black candidate has cops called on her while canvassing in predominantly white neighborhood

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A black candidate for Wisconsin's state assembly had the police called on her while she was canvassing with her mother and daughter in a predominantly white community in...
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Ex-county chair, business leader to lead Orange Mayor-elect Jerry Demings' transition team

7 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

As he prepares to take office as Orange County mayor, Sheriff Jerry Demings has assembled a 37-member transition team - many considered leaders in government, business...
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Sioux Falls voters approve $190 million school bond issue

9 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Sioux Falls voters have overwhelmingly approved a $190 million bond issue to build new schools and improve existing facilities. The measure needed 60 percent approval in...
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Faulkton school district eyes $8.2 million bond issue

9 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The Faulkton school district hopes to have a January election on a bond issue for school improvements. Superintendent Scott Lepke says architects estimate it would cost $8.2...
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Shopping-mall scion sisters have a beef with Pence and millions for Democratic candidates

12 hours ago   |   Politico

A pair of shopping-mall scions from Indiana might seem like unlikely champions of the Democratic resistance. But sisters Deborah Simon and Cynthia Simon-Skjodt - who have for...
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Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon is considering an expansion plan for its Go cashierless stores that would open 3,000 locations by 2021, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. That seems like... Read more ...

Brett Kavanaugh isn't the first Supreme Court nominee to be accused of...

Brett Kavanaugh isn't the first Supreme Court nominee to be accused of sexual misconduct - here's what happened last time, and how it compares to now

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual misconduct, and it's not the first time in American history this has happened. There are parallels between... Read more ...

Trump said his visit to the Flight 93 memorial for 9/11 victims gave him...

Trump said his visit to the Flight 93 memorial for 9/11 victims gave him inspiration for his border wall

President Donald Trump told Hill.TV in an interview that the Flight 93 National Memorial gave him inspiration for his border wall. Trump visited the site on September 11 to... Read more ...

Deadly plant virus causing major damage to roses nationwide

Deadly plant virus causing major damage to roses nationwide

NEW ORLEANS - An incurable plant disease is causing major damage to the $250-million-a-year rose business in the US. Dr. David Byrne of Texas A&M University is leading a $4.6... Read more ...

Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and...

Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and Google - but only if it can avoid trouble with regulators and shoppers

Amazon is expected to become the third largest digital advertiser, behind Facebook and Google, according to eMarketer researchers. But as the company's market share of the ad... Read more ...

New Jersey gambler misses out on $82,000 winning bet when FanDuel cites a...

New Jersey gambler misses out on $82,000 winning bet when FanDuel cites a 'pricing error'

A New Jersey bettor placed a $110 wager at the FanDuel Sportsbook when they posted an incorrect line. The bet would have won $82,000. FanDuel refused to honor the bet, saying... Read more ...

'Sesame Street' writer walks back his statement about Bert and Ernie being gay

'Sesame Street' writer walks back his statement about Bert and Ernie being gay

"Sesame Street" writer Mark Saltzman revealed in an interview earlier this week that he wrote Bert & Ernie as gay. Twitter erupted at the news, and Sesame Workshop and creator... Read more ...

Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the Wolves, kick-starting...

Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the Wolves, kick-starting what could be a huge year for NBA free agency

Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the team. According to a report, Butler gave the Wolves three teams he'd be open to signing a... Read more ...

A volunteer Girl Scout treasurer is accused of embezzling more than $88,000...

A volunteer Girl Scout treasurer is accused of embezzling more than $88,000 from her troops and a local cancer center

Volunteer Girl Scout treasurer Patricia Cascione, a 52-year-old from Santa Clarita, California, was arrested on Monday. She is accused of embezzling more than $88,000 from her... Read more ...

Trump's newest strike in the trade war with China will catch US consumers in...

Trump's newest strike in the trade war with China will catch US consumers in the crossfire

President Donald Trump's newest round of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods adds a new element to the trade war. For the first time, consumer goods are going to be... Read more ...