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California

CMA advocacy ensures more California physicians eligible for federal loan forgiveness

November 29, 2022 The U.S. Department of Education has released the final rule on the national overhaul of the broken Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Included in the rule is the specific fix sought by the California Medical Association (CMA), so that all eligible California and Texas physicians can participate in the program, despite […]

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City Council

Questions remain in fight for Jonesboro City Council position | #citycouncil

GREENE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) – It’s a war over residency for a Jonesboro City Council seat. The fight was taken to a Greene County Courtroom. Ward 1 Position 1 City Council Candidate Janice Porter said they were asking that only votes for qualified candidates be counted in the election. She filed a lawsuit against candidate […]

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Mayor

Mayor Adams Goes on a Trip

Good morning. It’s Wednesday. We’ll look at a trip that will take Mayor Eric Adams nearly 6,700 miles from City Hall — and why he says he’s going. We’ll also look new ideas for an old and abandoned rail line in Queens. The question sounds like a 1980s video game: Where in the world is […]

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Alabama

Republican Michels says Trump thought Michels would win race | Ap | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Losing Wisconsin Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels said Tuesday that former President Donald Trump told him five days before the election that he didn’t need to visit the state because Michels was going to win. × This page requires Javascript. Javascript is required for you to be able to read […]

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Alaska

Judicial selection and retention process on trial in Alaska | #alaska | #politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) – Judges play a critical role in court procedures, similar to umpires in baseball. Both judges and umpires strive to possess similar traits — impartiality, competency, and a willingness to make tough calls in front of an audience. In some states, judges run lively campaigns, hand out bumper stickers, and host rallies […]

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California

Big Oil Fights New Environmental Law in California

The oil and gas industry attempts to quash a California law protecting residents from extraction wells. Earlier this fall, California Governor Gavin Newson signed into law environmental protections for California residents. Three days later, the oil and gas industry submitted to the state attorney general a proposed referendum that would reverse the new law. In […]

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Arkansas

#11 Arkansas uses late run to beat Troy, 74-61

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Ricky Council scored a season-high 27 points and No. 11 Arkansas used a 17-0 run late in the second half to hold off Troy 74-61 on Monday night. Council scored 13 of Arkansas’ final 19 points as the Razorbacks outscored Troy 19-3 in the final 6:25. The Trojans missed seven of […]

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City Council

Questions remain in fight for Jonesboro City Council position | #citycouncil

GREENE COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) – It’s a war over residency for a Jonesboro City Council seat. The fight was taken to a Greene County Courtroom. Ward 1 Position 1 City Council Candidate Janice Porter said they were asking that only votes for qualified candidates be counted in the election. She filed a lawsuit against candidate […]

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Mayor

Farmington mayor, Springdale city council races head to runoff

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA/FOX24) — There are two local races heading to a runoff in Washington County. Early voting for runoff races in Arkansas began on Tuesday. Springdale City Council incumbent Brian Powell and candidate Alice Gachuzo-Colin are heading to a runoff for Ward 3, Position 1. Any eligible voter in Springdale can vote in […]

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Alabama

Republican attorneys general file petition to repeal vaccine mandate for healthcare workers – Ballotpedia News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Twenty-two attorneys general filed a petition on November 17, 2022, requesting the Biden administration to repeal the vaccine mandate for healthcare workers. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an interim final rule on November 5, 2021, requiring healthcare workers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The interim rule aimed to “protect the health […]

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