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Day: June 16, 2012

States push to contain health costs

By Christine Vestal, – Stateline’s annual look at the major budget and policy developments in state legislatures across the country. States spent a nervous spring this year wondering how the Supreme

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Branstad statement on the sale of E15

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad released the following statement regarding the EPA’s decision of the sale of E15: “I am pleased with the announcement (Friday) regarding the EPA’s decision on

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Twins fall to Brewers

By La Velle E. Neal III, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Third baseman Trevor Plouffe continued his power surge with two home runs, but his efforts could not make up for

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Obama acts to halt deportations, politics ensues

By Franco Ordonez, McClatchy Newspapers – WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced plans Friday to prevent the deportations of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States

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