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    Kansas governor to veto income tax hike meant to fix budget

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback promised publicly Tuesday to veto a bill that would roll back personal income tax cuts he's championed, calling the bipartisan measure for fixing the state's persistent budget problems "an assault on...

    By John Hanna, AP Political Writer|

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    The Latest: 2nd day in a row of record rainfall in Reno

    RENO, Nev. (AP) The Latest on heavy snow and rain in northern Nevada (all times local):5:45 p.m.The latest winter storm in the Sierra has dropped record rainfall on Reno for the second day in a row.The "Biggest Little City in the World" has...

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    Faraday Future says plan is to resume work on Nevada plant

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Upstart electric vehicle company Faraday Future says it plans to resume construction soon on a $1 billion southern Nevada manufacturing plant where it says it'll begin producing cars in 2018.A company spokeswoman pointed Tuesday...

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    3rd person arrested in theft of truckload of diapers

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Rhode Island police have arrested a third person in the theft of a truckload of diapers worth about $90,000.Rodney Dalzon was ordered held without bail after an arraignment on larceny, theft and conspiracy charges...

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    Lowe's announces layoffs for more than 500 full-time workers

    MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) Home improvement retailer Lowe's has announced its second round of layoffs in just over a month, saying more than 500 full-time corporate employees companywide will lose their jobs.Local news outlets report Lowe's...

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    Floods that saturated Louisiana also damaged its seed rice

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) The floods that inundated Louisiana in August also damaged rice harvested as seed for this year's planting.Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain says he's temporarily relaxed certification requirements to ensure...

    By Janet Mcconnaughey, Associated Press|

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    Liens show governor's companies owe his state $4.4 million

    BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) Coal companies owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice still owe his cash-strapped state $4.4 million in unpaid taxes due at least a year ago, tax liens show.The liens, filed in Raleigh County where parent company Southern...

    By Michael Virtanen, Associated Press|

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    Bull that led police chase after slaughterhouse escape dies

    NEW YORK (AP) A plucky bull escaped from a slaughterhouse and led police on a wild chase through the streets on Tuesday only to die on its way to a shelter.Police corralled the bull in a backyard in Queens after a two-hour chase that continued...

    By Karen Matthews, Associated Press|

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    Deal reached over unfinished development tied to Trump aide

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) The remaining condo owner in a failed New Jersey waterfront development has reached an undisclosed settlement with a New York-based real estate company tied to Republican President Donald Trump's son-in-law.NJ.com...

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    Milo Yiannopoulos resigns as editor of Breitbart Tech

    NEW YORK (AP) Milo Yiannopoulos resigns as editor of Breitbart Tech.

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