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Arizona governor proposes $11.4 billion budget
Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing an $11.4 billion budget for Arizona that focuses much of the new spending on schools and universities while depositing more than a half-billion dollars in the rainy day fund
Updated: 1 hour ago
McConnell's maneuvers take backseat to Trump in shutdown
The Republican leader has been conspicuously deferential to Trump since the shutdown began. He's waiting on the president and Democrats to make a deal to end it.
Updated: 11 hours ago
PolitiFact: At halfway mark, Donald Trump's campaign promises hit roadblocks
Trump's agenda found more success when he could act alone.
Published: 01/17/19
Florida soldier among four killed in Syria suicide bomb attack
Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. Farmer, 37, of Boynton Beach, was killed this week. He was based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Published: 01/18/19
Sheriff: 3 children found in North Florida freezer died of asphyxiation
Suwannee County Sheriff Sam St. John said there were no signs of trauma on the children, ages 1, 4 and 6.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Stocks keep climbing as hopes for US-China trade deal rise
U.S. stocks surge to their fourth weekly gain in a row as investors grow more optimistic about trade talks between the U.S. and China
Updated: 4 hours ago
Rural fire departments fear funding issues during shutdown
Oklahoma officials anticipate problems with funding the state's rural firefighting services if the partial federal government shutdown persists
Updated: 6 hours ago
SNHU offers emergency fund for students affected by shutdown
Southern New Hampshire University has established a $1 million emergency fund for students and employees affected by the partial government shutdown
Published on 01/17/19
In tough speech, new governor sees need to rebuild Kansas
New Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly sees need to rebuild Kansas, says state faces child welfare emergency, is unprepared for economic downturn
Published on 01/17/19
Carlton: Ban butts from our beaches? Sorry, smokers did it to themselves
Pity the poor smoker, welcome fewer public places than dogs these days. Now lawmakers consider banning their noxious butts from our beaches. Sorry, smokers, your time is up.
Published on 01/17/19
U.S. might allow lawsuits over U.S. properties nationalized in Cuba
The biggest impact in the Tampa Bay area may be on travel. Airlines and cruise operators profit from ports that were seized by the Cuban government from people in Florida.
Published on 01/17/19
PolitiFact: Fact-checking Democrats on the shutdown's effects on food safety, hurricane prep
PolitiFact checked a handful of their claims, finding some cause for concern, and some exaggeration.
Published on 01/17/19
The Latest: Kelly has warnings, calls for rebuilding Kansas
New Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly is telling Kansas legislators that the state faces an emergency in its child welfare system and is "completely unprepared" for the next national economic downturn
Published on 01/17/19
Trump weighs dramatic tightening of US embargo on Cuba
The Trump administration is weighing what could become the most serious tightening of the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba in more than two decades
Published on 01/17/19
Carney gives State of State address to Delaware legislature
Democratic Gov. John Carney says Delaware is "strong, and getting stronger."
Published on 01/17/19