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Day: June 8, 2012

King English Amendment Passes

Washington, DC- Congressman Steve King released the following statement after his amendment that prohibits funding for foreign language services outlined in an Executive Order issued by President Bill Clinton passed last night.

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Market tepid for electric vehicles

By Andrew Maykuth, The Philadelphia Inquirer – PHILADELPHIA — Eighteen months ago, Philadelphia entrepreneur Norman P. Zarwin opened an electric-vehicle charging kiosk at a gas station he owns on Columbus Boulevard. If

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Report: Garmon arrested in Erie

Marc Morehouse, CR Gazette – WJET-TV is reporting that Iowa incoming freshman running back Greg Garmon has been arrested for alleged marijuana possession. WJET, the ABC affiliate in Erie, Pa., reported that

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Dames set to duel Push Up Brawlers

MASON CITY – The River City Dames of Anarchy Roller Derby team will host another bout this Saturday, June 9th. The Dames will take on the Waterloo Push Up Brawlers at the

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Health care law is helping young adults

By Noam Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s health care law helped as many as 6.6 million young adults stay on or get on their parents’ health plans in

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Ex-President Clinton apologizes for tax comments

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton said Thursday he’s “very sorry” for comments that appeared to undermine President Barack Obama’s position on extending George W.

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