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Doubts raised about Texas plan to send National Guard to border - Reuters

ReutersDoubts raised about Texas plan to send National Guard to borderReutersAUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - As Texas prepares to send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure its border with Mexico, several sheriffs in the region are expressing doubts on whether the money spent for the deployme...[read more]

Wisconsin governor race remains in a dead heat despite probe -poll - Reuters

ReutersWisconsin governor race remains in a dead heat despite probe -pollReutersMILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who is seeking re-election in November, has not seen any significant drop in his support since the release of documents on a probe into possible illegal campaign ...[read more]

Lockdown lifted at Little Rock Air Force Base - Imperial Valley Press

NorthJersey.comLockdown lifted at Little Rock Air Force BaseImperial Valley PressJACKSONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Military officials have lifted the lockdown at Little Rock Air Force Base that was prompted by reports of a suspicious person, but it's still unclear what sparked the hours-long shutdown. An...[read more]

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 24 - SFGate

MiamiHerald.com5 Things to Know in Florida for July 24SFGateYour daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. APPEAL COURT WON'T UNBLOCK FLORIDA GAY MARRIAGE. A Florida appeals court refused on Wednesday to overturn a judge's order that is blocking gay coup...[read more]

Montana US Senator's Thesis Appears to Plagiarize - ABC News

PoliticoMontana US Senator's Thesis Appears to PlagiarizeABC NewsMontana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers. The Democrat is running against Republican Rep. S...[read more]

Hot Diggity Dogs - Lumina News

Lumina NewsHot Diggity DogsLumina NewsWhether they are steamed, boiled or grilled; made from pork, beef or poultry; hot dogs have been a staple of the American diet since German immigrants introduced them to the United States sometime in the mid-to-late 19th century. The original hot dog, or the ...[read more]

Study: 10.3 M US adults have gained coverage through Obama health law - The Republic

ReutersStudy: 10.3 M US adults have gained coverage through Obama health lawThe RepublicWASHINGTON — A new study estimates that more than 10 million adults gained health insurance by midyear as the coverage expansion under President Barack Obama's law took hold in much of the country. The study p...[read more]

New York Governor Cuomo's office intervened in corruption probe: NY Times - Reuters

ReutersNew York Governor Cuomo's office intervened in corruption probe: NY TimesReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's office meddled with a commission he created to root out corruption in state politics, pushing back whenever it focused on groups tied to Cuomo, the New York...[read more]

Arizona Supreme Court denies stay of execution for Joseph Wood - Washington Post

USA TODAYArizona Supreme Court denies stay of execution for Joseph WoodWashington PostThe Arizona Supreme Court announced Wednesday that it had stayed the execution of Joseph Wood shortly before he was set to die by lethal injection, but it dissolved the stay a short time later. Wood was sentence...[read more]

Boehner Calls on Obama to Back Change in Deportation Law - Businessweek

NPRBoehner Calls on Obama to Back Change in Deportation LawBusinessweekHouse Speaker John Boehner asked President Barack Obama to reiterate his prior support for changing a child-deportation law as he sought backing from his members for a plan to address an influx of migrants at the U.S.- Mexico ...[read more]