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'Municipal Police Oversight Act': Omaha state senator proposes police reform package

'Municipal Police Oversight Act': Omaha state senator proposes police reform package

53 minutes ago   |   KETV

State Sen. McKinney's proposal would make some Nebraska cities create a board that would have the ability to investigate the local police department through subpoena.
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'Grandmother of Juneteenth' gets Texas portrait

'Grandmother of Juneteenth' gets Texas portrait

1 hour ago   |   Arizona Daily Star   |   2 articles

A Texas woman who helped make Juneteenth a federal holiday has become the second Black Texan honored with a portrait on the walls of the state's Senate chamber. Known as the...
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Before State of Union attack on GOP, Biden pushed Social Security sunset, fed spending freezes

Before State of Union attack on GOP, Biden pushed Social Security sunset, fed spending freezes

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

The legislation Biden put forward in the Senate back in July of 1975 would have terminated “all provisions of law” which allow “new budget authority for a period of more than...
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Maryland Senate bill would create local disaster relief fund

Maryland Senate bill would create local disaster relief fund

2 hours ago   |   WBALTV

An Anne Arundel County senator introduced legislation to create a local disaster relief fund.
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Senate Republicans boast transparency push ahead of Beacon Hill rules debate

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Senate Republicans authored a majority of amendments to two proposed rules packages for the Legislature, saying that they're hammering down on the push to increase transparency...
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Romney-Santos Confrontation Reflects a Broader Clash Within the G.O.P

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The run-in between the senator from Utah, an institutionalist who prizes decorum, and the newly elected, embattled congressman from New York encapsulated the tension inside the...
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Opal Lee, 'grandmother of Juneteenth,' gets Texas portrait

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

AUSTIN, Texas - Opal Lee, the 96-year-old Texan whose efforts helped make Juneteenth a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S., became on Wednesday only...
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George Santos says it 'wasn't very Mormon' of Mitt Romney to tell him he doesn't 'belong' in Congress

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

George Santos and Sen. Mitt Romney reportedly clashed at the State of the Union address. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Rep. George Santos told reporters Wednesday that Sen. Mitt...
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Medicaid expansion bill, filed in NC House, kicks off 2023 health care debate

Medicaid expansion bill, filed in NC House, kicks off 2023 health care debate

5 hours ago   |   WRAL

NC House Republicans filed a bill to expand Medicaid, a cause Democrats have pushed for for years. But the NC Senate may have different ideas, after similar health care...
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Florida legislators want to give DeSantis another $10 million to keep shipping migrants across the country

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a campaign event in Oviedo, Florida, three days before the November November 8 election. Paul Hennessy/SOPA...
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Disney's Bob Iger is swinging the ax as he plans to lay off 7,000 workers...

Disney's Bob Iger is swinging the ax as he plans to lay off 7,000 workers worldwide

Returning CEO Bob Iger is making a statement to his board about the company's finances moving forward. (Image credit: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Impact Day: Messy Thursday

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Chiefs Super Bowl history: A look back as Kansas City tries to win franchise's third Vince Lombardi Trophy

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New exhibit at The Museum at FIT celebrates hip hop fashion as genre turns 50

Wednesday, an exhibit will open up at The Museum at FIT to mark the 50th anniversary of hip hop. Read more ...

Next-generation storm forecasting project aims to save lives

Severe storms have greatly impacted the Southeastern United States over the years. In the winter of 2022, there were more than 200 reported tornadoes and 14 fatalities. The... Read more ...

McCarthy brings in record haul at first fundraiser since becoming Speaker

McCarthy brings in record haul at first fundraiser since becoming Speaker

Kevin McCarthy raised $12.3 million on Wednesday evening at his first major fundraising event since his bitter battle for the House speaker's gavel last month. The event... Read more ...

Timeline of the Duxbury tragedy: Lindsay Clancy's life leading up to the murders

Timeline of the Duxbury tragedy: Lindsay Clancy's life leading up to the murders

The Clancy family of Duxbury was destroyed the evening of Jan. 24. Patrick Clancy, the father of three young children, left that day to pick up some takeout food for he and his... Read more ...

Heckling of Biden Reflects a New, Coarser Normal for House G.O.P

The repeated outbursts that interrupted the State of the Union address encapsulated the ethos of the new Republican majority, which styles itself after former President Donald... Read more ...

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Super Bowl 2023 cheat sheet: Everything a casual fan needs to know to become an expert for Eagles-Chiefs game

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