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  • Missouri teacher initiative survives challenge

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge rejected a legal challenge Tuesday to a November ballot proposal that seeks to tie teachers' jobs and salaries to the performance of their students. An attorney for public education groups challenging the measure said he intends to quickly...

  • Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Television ads in Alaska's U.S. Senate race have been pulled by the two major party candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims. U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, began airing an ad last week trying to portray his Republican opponent, former...

  • Abbott supports prosecutors' unit vetoed by Perry

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) — Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday said he supports keeping the state-funded unit of prosecutors investigating public corruption that Gov. Rick Perry vetoed, a move that later led to a felony indictment. Speaking after a campaign event, the Republican...

  • Fallin turns to fellow GOP candidates for support

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin tethered her campaign to those of two popular Republicans on Tuesday, hoping to benefit from the star power of an incumbent U.S. senator and a congressman who swept through a six-man primary for another Senate seat without a runoff. At a...

  • Grossman's mother star of latest super PAC TV ad

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — A super political action committee supporting Democratic candidate for governor Steve Grossman is using a new television ad to tout the endorsement of a key backer — his 92-year-old mother. In the 30-second ad, Shirley Grossman calls her son the best Democrat in the...

  • Candidates in Alaska governor's race join forces

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The independent and Democratic candidates for Alaska governor say they are merging their campaigns to give them a better shot at unseating Republican incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell. Independent Bill Walker said Tuesday that he has dropped his membership in the...

  • Problems abound with health law immigration papers

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — More than 200,000 immigrants who bought insurance through President Barack Obama's health care initiative could lose their coverage this month if they don't submit proof this week they are legally in the country, but language barriers and computer glitches are hindering...

  • Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation. The statement came as investigators...

  • 2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — One of North Carolina's longest-serving death-row inmates and his half brother are being freed after three decades in prison after another man's DNA was discovered on a cigarette butt left near the body of a girl the siblings were convicted of killing. On...

  • Justice Department: Texas voter ID discriminatory

    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday began reviewing tough new Texas voter ID rules challenged by the Obama administration in a trial that could threaten the polarizing law, although a decision isn't expected before the November election. Minority rights groups,...

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