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West Virginia governor would welcome 3 Western Md. counties with 'open arms' West Virginia governor would welcome 3 Western Md. counties with 'open arms' 10/22/2021 09:23am • FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice speaks during a press conference at the State Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. (F. Brian Ferguson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP, File) If lawmakers from three GOP-leaning counties in Western Maryland had their way, their coun Choosing Senior Care? Consider Staffing 10/21/2021 08:00pm • There are many ways to go about choosing a senior care community for a loved one. Checklists abound, you may be overwhelmed with questions to ask: How do I pay? What percentage of the staff is vaccinated? Is the facility for-profit or not-for-profit? The list goes on. If you want to hone in on one t Two Montanas? New maps highlight state's split personality Two Montanas? New maps highlight state's split personality 10/20/2021 07:58am • CASCADE, Mont. (AP) — For the first time in 30 years, the Census has awarded Montana a second seat in Congress. On paper, that leaves the state's redistricting commission with the easiest task of all its counterparts across the country: Divide the expansive state in half. If only. Nothing is ever Is There a Lack of Diversity in Private Schools? 10/19/2021 08:00pm • As millions of people took to the streets last year to protest for racial justice across America, Black students began to relay stories about what they experience in private schools on a popular Philadelphia-area platform called Black Main Line Speaks. The students told of white students using char The Best Places to Live Near the Mountains 10/19/2021 08:00pm • Embrace the mountain life.Life in the mountains has appeal for a variety of reasons -- you may enjoy the natural beauty, work as a ski instructor or park ranger or simply like the idea of hitting the hiking trails or ski slopes whenever you're not in the office. Fortunately, you have plenty of optio What makes Sarasota the Best Place to Retire in 2022 What makes Sarasota the Best Place to Retire in 2022 10/18/2021 08:00pm • Sarasota has the white-sand beaches and sparkling water that many people dream about in a retirement spot. The cost of living is reasonable, which means even retirees on a budget can consider relocating to Sarasota. This Florida beach destination also has the amenities retirees need, including nearb 2 more House Democrats retiring, underscoring 2022 obstacles 2 more House Democrats retiring, underscoring 2022 obstacles 10/18/2021 03:21pm • RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two longtime Democratic congressmen with a combined six decades of experience announced Monday that they plan to retire at the end of their terms, another worrying sign for the party's uphill climb to keep control of the House in next year's midterm elections. Rep. David Pric College towns plan to challenge results of 2020 census College towns plan to challenge results of 2020 census 10/18/2021 01:49pm • Some college towns plan to challenge the results of the 2020 census, claiming they were shortchanged because the pandemic forced students to leave campuses and complaining that the undercount could cost them federal money and prestige. College communities such as Bloomington, Indiana; Tuscaloosa, Al Biden team asks Supreme Court to pause Texas abortion law Biden team asks Supreme Court to pause Texas abortion law 10/18/2021 11:58am • WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to block the Texas law banning most abortions, while the fight over the measure's constitutionality plays out in the courts. The administration also took the unusual step of telling the justices they could grant the Texas law f Harris to campaign for McAuliffe this week in diverse Virginia county Harris to campaign for McAuliffe this week in diverse Virginia county 10/18/2021 10:29am • Vice President Kamala Harris will campaign for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe on Thursday, according to a source familiar with the plans. Harris will headline an evening rally on Thursday in Prince William County, the most diverse county in the commonwealth, according to the 202 Critics denounce redistricting changes in Prince George’s as ‘outrageous,’ ‘appalling’ Critics denounce redistricting changes in Prince George’s as ‘outrageous,’ ‘appalling’ 10/18/2021 08:52am • The Prince George’s County Council is divided over proposed changes to county council district boundaries. This image compares the districts proposed by an independent commission (outlined in red), and the alternative that was adopted by the council during a heated session last week (in black). Removed Robert E. Lee statue now on display at Texas resort Removed Robert E. Lee statue now on display at Texas resort 10/17/2021 11:29am • TERLINGUA, Texas (AP) — A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that the city of Dallas removed from a park and later sold in an online auction is now on display at a golf resort in West Texas. The bronze sculpture, which was removed from the Dallas park in September 2017, is now at the Lajita Texas GOP advances new maps that would tighten slipping grip Texas GOP advances new maps that would tighten slipping grip 10/16/2021 09:20pm • AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans on Saturday night closed in on redrawn U.S. House maps that would shore up their eroding dominance as voters peel away from the GOP in the state’s booming suburbs. In a key late-night vote in the Texas House, Republicans gave early sign-off to new congressi In South Texas, aging water system meets growing population In South Texas, aging water system meets growing population 10/16/2021 09:22am • McALLEN, Texas (AP) — On a scorching afternoon in South Texas, Sonia Lambert looked out at an open-air canal that carries mud-green water from the Rio Grande to nearby towns and farmland, losing much of it to evaporation and seepage along the way. “That will be someone else’s problem,” Lambe Unhappy with prices, ranchers look to build own meat plants Unhappy with prices, ranchers look to build own meat plants 10/16/2021 06:23am • DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like other ranchers across the country, Rusty Kemp for years grumbled about rock-bottom prices paid for the cattle he raised in central Nebraska, even as the cost of beef at grocery stores kept climbing. He and his neighbors blamed it on consolidation in the beef industry s
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