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Mark Desetti thinks someone got to them. The legislative and political advocacy director for the Kansas National Education Association left Monday’s meeting of the K-12 Student Performance and Efficiency Commission appearing frustrated. Less than an hour ...   -  18 minutes ago
Connecticut cities and towns are fighting a state measure to reduce pollution from stormwater runoff, saying it could cost them more than $100 million. This week, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities urged the state to reject a proposal aimed at ...   Connecticut Post   -  21 minutes ago
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TAMPA — Court administrators, who were looking at building a new county courthouse on Falkenburg Road, have now expanded their options to include downtown Tampa after hearing concerns from judges, lawyers and business owners. A new courthouse is needed ...   The Tampa Tribune   -  21 minutes ago
Attorney General Eric Holder condemned the shooting deaths of two New York City police officers as senseless and an “unspeakable act of barbarism.” In a statement Saturday night, Holder calls the attack “cowardly” and says it underscores the ...   JP Updates   -  22 minutes ago
At a time when higher education is being pumped as a necessary objective if one is to earn a decent wage, Obama administration and the U.S. Department of Education has come up with the idea that education needs a national federal college rating system.   Examiner   -  25 minutes ago
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CONCORD – A commission designed to review efficiency and transparency in state government reported last week there are significant opportunities to improve operating performance in the Granite State that could yield fiscal and service returns to multiple ...   Nashua Telegraph   -  26 minutes ago
WASHINGTON – There were 11 key votes in the Senate this week, which held a total of 34 roll call votes. There were no votes in the House. Both chambers are scheduled to be on holiday recess until January, when the 114th session of Congress begins.   Asheville Homepages Citizen Times Social Media   -  27 minutes ago
INDIANAPOLIS — Of the many fraud investigations launched by Attorney General Greg Zoeller, a case involving a woman who scammed illegal immigrants still evokes his outrage. The woman posed as a legal adviser and took thousands of dollars from clients ...   The Herald Bulletin   -  28 minutes ago
7 minutes ago • By Bob Kasarda, (219) 548-4345 VALPARAISO | The decision last week by Porter County officials to again tap into the interest from the sale of the county hospital to cover a budget shortfall for health insurance brings ...   NWI   -  29 minutes ago
The shooting took place in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. The gunman, who is believed to have shot his girlfriend earlier in the day in Baltimore, also fatally shot himself. David Mack BuzzFeed News Reporter posted about 5 hours ago Tom ...   BuzzFeed   -  29 minutes ago
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