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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel leaves office for last time, political future uncertain

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel left city hall for the last time Friday afternoon, ending his eight-year, often turbulent mayoral career. Continue reading

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Denver mayoral candidate flubs when asked what ‘NAACP’ stands for; blames ‘momentary lapse’

Denver mayoral candidate Jamie Giellis stumbled this week when asked on a live Facebook program what “NAACP” stands for. Continue reading

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Missouri Senate passes bill banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy

The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday to ban abortion eight weeks of pregnancy. Continue reading

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Former Minnesota City Council candidate sentenced for posting wife’s topless pic online

A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minn., has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to posting a topless photo of his estranged wife to his campaign website during his run for office last July. Continue reading

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Evan Rachel Wood jokes men should get ‘mandatory vasectomies’ after Georgia ‘heartbeat’ bill signed into law

Evan Rachel Wood jokingly suggested on Thursday that men should get “mandatory vasectomies” until they’re ready to have children after the state of Georgia signed a bill into law making it illegal to get an abortion once a heartbeat is detected. Continue reading

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AOC briefly takes Pelosi’s spot in presiding over House; reportedly youngest woman to wield gavel

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday briefly stepped into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s shoes to preside over the House — reportedly becoming the youngest woman ever to do so. Continue reading

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Porn a public health crisis in US, Arizona and other states agree

Arizona lawmakers last week approved a resolution calling for efforts to prevent pornography from being exposed to young children online, a move similar to other legislative bodies in at least 15 other states. Continue reading

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Alyssa Milano calls for ‘sex strike’ in response to Georgia’s anti-abortion law, gets brutally mocked

Taking a cue from the literature of ancient Greece, actress and political activist Alyssa Milano called for a “sex strike” Friday in response to the “heartbeat” bill that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp recently signed into law. Continue reading

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Ex-convict, 70, elected mayor of Crooks, South Dakota

An ex-convict and cancer survivor was elected last month as mayor of Crooks, S.D.  Continue reading

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Baltimore’s new mayor sworn in, ending weeks of uncertainty and scandal

The city of Baltimore has a new leader, ending a transition of power that began more than a month ago when former Mayor Catherine Pugh stepped aside amid a tumultuous scandal into the bulk sales of her self-published children’s books. Continue reading

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Couple must pay nearly $600G for removing oak tree from their property, judge rules

A judge ordered a Northern California couple this week to pay nearly $600,000 for uprooting an almost 200-year-old oak tree from their property that was protected under a conservation easement. Continue reading

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NYC Democrat: Gov. Cuomo is ‘pandering’ with support of bill aimed at limiting ICE agents’ powers

A New York City Democrat councilman is pushing back against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s support of a bill that would ban ICE agents from making arrests around the state’s courthouses without a warrant signed by a judge. Continue reading

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California governor proposes ending sales taxes on tampons and diapers

Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife called for an end to sales taxes on tampons and diapers on Tuesday because they are medically necessary, as part of a proposal called a “parents’ agenda.” Continue reading

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California prison official watched YouTube videos for hours while on duty: report

A California prison administrator made use of the state’s tax dollars by watching thousands of hours of YouTube videos while on the clock, according to a report released by the California state auditor on Tuesday. Continue reading

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Denver to vote this week on decriminalizing magic mushrooms

Voters in Denver, Colorado will decide this week whether to become the first U.S. city to decriminalize the use of “magic mushrooms.” Continue reading

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Force is officially with Californians as lawmakers recognize May 4 as ‘Star Wars Day’: report

The fan-favorite “Star Wars” movie franchise — famed for its array of stormtroopers, Jedi knights and epic space battles — has added something new to its legend in California. Continue reading

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Kentucky proposes ban on using tattoos to cover up scars

Kentucky health officials are proposing a ban on tattooing over scarred skin, a plan that could block one of the reasons why some people get a tattoo in the first place. Continue reading

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Texas bill would restrict certain food stamp purchases, ban ‘sugary drinks and snacks’: reports

A proposed bill in Texas seeks to put restrictions on what types of foods can be bought with food stamps and certain drinks and snacks haven’t made the cut. Continue reading

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Jersey’s $11 billion tax break plan spurs outrage over possible cronyism, marginal benefits

An $11 billion economic development program in New Jersey is coming under new scrutiny amid questions over whether lucrative tax breaks meant to attract businesses barely benefited the state. Continue reading

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Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax — after debating less than 7 minutes

It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since the state income tax was enacted 50 years ago. Continue reading

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