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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday 1,400 jobs will be "impacted" after Illinois lawmakers failed to provide relief and the financially struggling district had to borrow money to make a $634 million contribut ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man has pleaded guilty to using Robert Allenby's credit cards after the professional golfer said he was robbed and beaten in Honolulu.Allenby recounted a bizarre saga earlier this year that involved having no memory of w ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has earned nearly $28 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion and paid an effective federal income tax rate of roughly 36 percent in the past three decades, according to tax retu ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A man who reported someone beat him and carved a homophobic slur into his arm staged the attacks, authorities in rural Utah said Tuesday.Millard County Sheriff Robert Dekker said Rick Jones, 21, could face charges after off ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown may have reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.Ex-Sen. Leland Yee, who previousl ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Maui County ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops is pre-empted by federal and state law and invalid.The county's ordinance creating the prohibition exceeded the county's auth ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Tuesday posted more than three decades of tax returns online, revealing he has earned nearly $28 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion in 2007 and paid an effective federal ...more

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By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Marijuana smoking, seed sharing and cannabis-themed rallies are among the ways Oregon residents plan to celebrate as recreational-use pot becomes legal in the fourth western U.S. state on Wednesday. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has released roughly 3,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's correspondence from 2009, her first year as the nation's top diplomat.The emails, covering March through December of that year, were posted onlin ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii state lawmaker who used a sledgehammer to smash shopping carts used by the homeless in 2013 is recovering from injuries after being assaulted at a homeless camp, an official said Tuesday.The Democrat was taken to a hospi ...more