• November 23, 2014

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Nolanville council shifts seats, appoints new member

NOLANVILLE — A new council member was sworn in, another was thanked for her service and a third took his oath of office for a reappointment Thursday night.

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WASHINTON, D.C. (AP) — Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, has died.

Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's nearly as certain as Oregon's rainy season. When there's an election, voters in the state respond with an enthusiasm that's rare in most other places in America.

Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips

WASHINGTON (AP) — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press.

Obama: From 'deporter in chief' to 'gracias'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's carefully cultivated Hispanic coalition was starting to splinter.

GOP-led House report debunks Benghazi allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a Republican-controlled House committee has found. Its report asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration officials.

Obama: From 'deporter in chief' to 'gracias'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's carefully cultivated Hispanic coalition was starting to splinter.

Clinton: Obama immigration effort 'historic step'

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she supports President Barack Obama's executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, calling it a "historic step" and urging Congress to pursue a measure approved by the Senate last year.

Analysis: Obama holds upper hand on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to squelch talk of a government shutdown or even impeachment.

Hillary Clinton backs Obama immigration move

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton voiced support Friday for President Barack Obama's use of executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants from deportation, setting up a sharp contrast with Republicans on an issue that could play a leading role in the next presidential campaign.

For Obama, a long road to immigration order

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's carefully cultivated Hispanic coalition was starting to splinter.

Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats

Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats

New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

New Mexico spaceport sets sights on new customers

Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats

No. 4 Duke tops Stanford to win Coaches vs Cancer

Family of NYC man killed by police seeks answers

Zou wins before home crowd on Pacquiao undercard

Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats

Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats

Man sets house on fire, kills responding deputy

Man sets house on fire, kills responding deputy

Washington museum won't give up guns after all

Washington museum won't give up guns after all

Obama, Jeter tee off on exclusive Vegas course

Obama, Jeter tee off on exclusive Vegas course

Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon

Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon

Mexico confirms US agent wounded in north in July

Mexico confirms US agent wounded in north in July

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.

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