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Christie promises to ‘tell it like it is,’ but hides truth in New Jersey

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Chris Christie declared his candidacy for president Tuesday, promising America that he would “tell it like it is.” But his track record in New Jersey shows the governor has often gone to great lengths to hide the truth from taxpayers.

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Cindy Archer: Chisholm’s John Doe was ‘campaign of intimidation’

Wisconsin  |  5:48 pm

The purpose of the probe was retaliation, Archer’s lawsuit alleges

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Colorado school district denies disciplinary records of cafeteria worker

Colorado  |  July 1, 2015

Cherry Creek Schools are refusing to release disciplinary records for a food service employee who said she was fired because she gave free food to children who couldn’t afford to pay for school lunch.

BACK AGAIN: The PR firm that brought California this multi-million dollar campaign  with a Richard Simmons dance-off has been hired for another three years

Architects of Richard Simmons Obamacare dance-off rehired in $156M PR campaign

National  |  July 1, 2015

A publicity firm that produced a costly webcast for California Obamacare featuring a gyrating Richard Simmons was retained, along with another company, for three more years at a cost of $156 million.

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Head of Realtor trade group says property taxes causing outmigration in Vermont

Vermont  |  July 1, 2015

High property taxes in Vermont are bad for homeowners and are causing people to leave the state, the CEO of Vermont’s top realtor association says.

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Welfare program for laid-off workers doesn’t work; renewed anyway

National  |  July 1, 2015

A billion-dollar welfare program to help laid-off workers displaced by foreign competition has been saved from extinction, even though it’s been judged ineffective and wasteful according to the federal government’s own commissioned studies.

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John Q. Public’s quest for records can be a costly challenge

Texas  |  July 1, 2015

The public needs to cough up some serious coin if it wants to know about the history of McKinney police officer Eric Casebolt.

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Unions cheer Supreme Court ruling, smear Obamacare critics

Labor  |  July 1, 2015

Labor unions used the Supreme Court’s King vs. Burwell ruling as a chance to accuse Obamacare critics of putting lives in jeopardy.

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Unreleased documentary shows Tennessee officials may have had other choices for new state logo

Tennessee  |  2:03 pm

An unreleased documentary by the firm behind Tennessee’s logo suggests developing the $46,000 design was a complicated blend of science, art and hard work.

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Wisconsin GOP ‘welcomes’ Bernie Sanders with billboards

Wisconsin  |  10:41 am

The Republican Party of Wisconsin is offering a big welcome to ultra-liberal presidential candidate Bernie Sanders for his Badger State sojourn.

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Decision on EPA case could help Mississippi in the long-term

Energy and Environment  |  10:54 am

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an EPA case could have future ramifications for Mississippians with new EPA regulations looming on the horizon.

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West Rankin Utility Authority wins key battle in fight to build new treatment plant

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The West Rankin Utility Authority won a key battle Tuesday in its fight to build a new wastewater treatment plant and leave Jackson’s aging facility.