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    GOP candidate for California governor pushes gas tax repeal

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Republican candidate for California governor John Cox on Monday blasted a recent gas tax increase, previewing a central theme of his campaign message about the state's high cost of living.Cox, a businessman from the San...

    By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press|

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    Federal judge again blocks Arkansas medication abortion law

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) A federal judge on Monday again blocked Arkansas from enforcing a law that critics say makes the state the first in the nation to effectively ban abortion pills.U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker granted a 14-day...

    By Kelly P. Kissel, Associated Press|

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    New migrant rules could shutter some Maryland crab houses

    BALTIMORE (AP) Many Maryland crab houses expect to stay idle this summer after U.S. immigration officials approved additional migrant worker visas this month for only one picking house.The Baltimore Sun reports the H-2B visas for seasonal...

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  • Entertainment

    The Latest: Senate backs bill promoting film diversity

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on legislation related to California's film tax credit program (all times local):4:30 p.m.The California Senate is supporting a bill aimed at promoting diversity in California's film and television industry.It...

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  • Entertainment

    The Latest: Senate backs bill promoting film diversity

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on legislation related to California's film tax credit program (all times local):4:30 p.m.The California Senate is supporting a bill aimed at promoting diversity in California's film and television industry.It...

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  • Entertainment

    California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program.The Assembly on Monday approved an update to the tax...

    By Sophia Bollag, Associated Press|

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    VA launches investigation into impaired Arkansas pathologist

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Federal officials say a pathologist fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital for being "impaired on duty" misdiagnosed seven cases and more than 30,000 additional cases are being reviewed.The Veterans Health Care System...

    By Hannah Grabenstein, Associated Press|

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    Warren Buffett to open company in Lenexa, creating 500 jobs

    LENEXA, Kan. (AP) Business icon Warren Buffett plans to open a new Geico Insurance service center that will bring 500 jobs to Lenexa.The Kansas City Area Development Council said in a news release Monday that the center will begin hiring...

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  • Business

    Minnesota PUC opens hearings on Enbridge Line 3 replacement

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Passions ran high Monday as Minnesota regulators opened a key hearing on a final decision on Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its deteriorating Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota.A crowd about evenly...

    By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press|

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    Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

    SEATTLE (AP) Some Amazon company investors are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to halt a powerful face recognition tool used by police.The American Civil Liberties Union is spearheading the effort...

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