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Can Dixon afford to wait?

DIXON – The city will likely hold off on deciding a path for a big-picture solution to growing pension obligations to see what changes might take place on the state level in the next year or so. The City Council recently discussed how to address increasing pension costs, but the majority are...

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DIXON – The city will likely hold off on deciding a path for a big-picture solution to growing pension obligations to see what changes might take place on the state level in the next year or so. The City Council recently discussed how to address increasing pension costs, but the majority are...

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Chief: Our police force needs a hand

MORRISON – Morrison Police Chief Brian Melton hopes voters realize he needs some help. When the polls open April 2 for the municipal elections, Morrison voters will find a referendum on their ballots asking them to approve giving the city the authority to increase the available police levy to a...

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Chicago State has made little progress in the WAC Tournament in three years, but at least it still plays hard.

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Minnesota lawmakers move to ban electronic cigarettes inside public places

Minnesota may become the next state to treat electronic cigarettes like combustible tobacco products when it comes to “vaping” inside public places. The Minnesota House approved legislation Thursday to add e-cigarettes to the state’s indoor smoking ban. The vote was 100-25. Similar...

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NEW YORK >> A former contestant on “The Apprentice” who accused President Donald Trump of unwanted kissing and groping can move forward with her defamation lawsuit against him, a state appeals court ruled today, raising the prospect that a sitting president could be called for sworn questioning.

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When UNLV coach Marvin Menzies sat down at the podium after Thursday’s 63-55 loss in the Mountain West Tournament quarterfinals at the Thomas Mack Center, he had to stifle his emotions. Emotions over a game the Rebels had every chance to win.

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The Mexican army says it has freed 34 Central American migrants who had been kidnapped in the northern state of Tamaulipas, across from Texas.

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Friday’s TV | radio COLLEGE BASEBALL Texas-Rio Grande Valley at Kansas State, 6 p.m., FCSP Texas Tech at Texas, 6:30 p.m., Longhorn Network GOLF PGA Tour: The Players Championship, second … Click to Continue »

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State can renew program for three years, helping many Minnesotans save on premiums and giving leaders time to plan long-term solutions to cut health care costs.

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Two big road wins have propelled Golden State back to the top as the injury bug hits Milwaukee.

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Boys basketballAP Class 3A, 4A All-State TeamsThe Associated Press all-state Illinois high school boys basketball teams for Class 3A and Class 4A, as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters and compiled by Steve Tappa of The Moline Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus. Players...

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Rejected in 2016, Sanders hopes for a warmer reception in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) " South Carolina gave Bernie Sanders the cold shoulder in 2016. Four years and several visits later, Sanders hopes the state is ready to warm to him.The Vermont senator has spent months working to deepen his ties with the black community in South Carolina, where minority voters...

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Arizona State appeared to be in good shape before heading to Las Vegas for the Pac-12 tournament. A trip to the semifinals after a hard-fought win over UCLA should all … Click to Continue »

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Sanders made the statements while leading a far-left political party in his home state of Vermont.

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says that the flu has killed nine more people in the state, bringing this season's total death count to 135. The … Click to Continue »

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UCLA scored basket after basket, a runaway starting to resemble something of a game again, when its two best players had a chance to further cut the deficit. Kris Wilkes came up with a steal but missed an out-of-control layup. Jaylen Hands pulled up for a deep three-point shot but airballed it....

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State troopers use CPR to revive motorist who nearly drowned in flipped pickup

A pair of Minnesota State Patrol troopers used CPR to revive a Centerville woman who nearly drowned Wednesday night when her pickup flipped into a holding pond on Interstate 35 in Wyoming.

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Manafort faces state charges after drawing more federal time

WASHINGTON (AP) " Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to a total of seven and a half years in prison on federal charges, then was hit almost immediately with fresh state charges in New York that could put him outside the president's power to pardon.In Washington on Wednesday,...

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Trump Can Be Sued for Defamation by Summer Zervos, ‘Apprentice’ Contestant, Court Rules

In a split decision, an appellate panel of the New York State Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit against the president can proceed.

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