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Lead foot: Palin gets speeding ticket

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was ticketed last week in her hometown of Wasilla, where she once served as mayor, for going 10-19 mph over the speed limit.

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Justice Dept. suspends most poll-watching

For the first time in decades, voters in Georgia are going to the polls Tuesday without the chance of having Justice Department observers inside their polling places.

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Appeals courts differ on health care

It was a tale of two rulings -- the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts.

First, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit court of appeals ruled…

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McAuliffe orders spending on small businesses

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering state agencies to contract more often with small businesses and businesses owned by women minorities.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

Split decisions on ACA: The impact on 4.7M Americans

Two opposing court rulings issued Tuesday sowed confusion about whether 4.7 million Americans can keep their health care subsidies.

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Obama criticized for fundraising during tumult

Republicans and some political pundits have taken sharp aim at President Barack Obama for maintaining his fundraising schedule amid a period of global unrest.

President Obama in Tennessee

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge dies while on vacation

Death prompts serious concerns about J&DR judgeships in Roanoke Valley

Family, colleagues, clients mourn loss of Roanoke Valley Judge

Rights Group accuses U.S. of abuses in terror cases

The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.

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Hillary Clinton would consider backing bid to limit money in politics

When Hillary Clinton ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, she raised and spent more than $250 million to eventually lose to Barack Obama, according to the Federal Election…

Hillary Clinton

Perry sending National Guard to border

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will immediately send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the southern border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have…

Rick Perry

Roanoke hopes solar program will pay off for residents

Right now, the program is open to homeowners in zip codes: 24011 through 24019.  The city says it's as simple as logging onto a website to see if your home would even qualify.  But, if you do,…

Military family groceries won't be cut, for now

Military families can breathe a sigh of relief: their grocery stores are not going to be cut, for now.

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Poll: Coloradans say no to pot in bars and clubs

Voters in the first state to allow the sale of recreational marijuana say pot use should be limited to the home or members-only clubs, with no lighting up in bars or clubs, according to a new…

Marijuana joint pot

Medal of Honor is for fallen brothers

The newest Medal of Honor winner, former Army Staff Sgt. Ryan M. Pitts, said he wanted the nation not to remember his name, but those of the nine men who were killed in one of the fiercest…

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Obama offers rules for success as he expands program for young minority men

Setting daily goals. Keeping an open mind. Separating honest criticism from blind "hating."

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Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday banning federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

Bill Clinton: Hillary Clinton needs time

Former President Bill Clinton says that Hillary Clinton, his wife and the prohibitive favorite for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, needs time to not only decide whether she will…

Bill Clinton

Kerry: 'Moment of truth' for Putin

The United States upped pressure on Moscow over the Malaysia Airlines disaster as Secretary of State John Kerry drew a clearer line to Russia over its ties to rebels in Ukraine and the rocket…

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Kerry on hot mic: Was he criticizing Israel?

Secretary of State John Kerry raised eyebrows Sunday following comments, caught on an open mic, that left some wondering whether he was criticizing Israeli assurances that its ground offensive…

John Kerry

World events derail Obama's agenda

It was supposed to be a week focused on domestic issues to bolster the chances of Democrats in November midterms.

President Barack Obama wanted to drive down a virtual highway, talk about…

Obama on Malaysia Airlines crash 7-18
Sarah Palin

Lead foot: Palin gets speeding ticket

Vote, election file

Justice Dept. suspends most poll-watching

healthcare.gov

Appeals courts differ on health care

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe

McAuliffe orders spending on small businesses

Affordable Care Act website

Split decisions on ACA: The impact on 4.7M...

President Obama in Tennessee

Obama criticized for fundraising during tumult

Family, colleagues, clients mourn loss of Roanoke Valley Judge

Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge...

Department of Justice

Rights Group accuses U.S. of abuses in terror...

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton would consider backing bid to...

Rick Perry

Perry sending National Guard to border

Roanoke hopes solar program will pay off for...

groceries

Military family groceries won't be cut, for now

Marijuana joint pot

Poll: Coloradans say no to pot in bars and clubs

Ryan J Pitts

Medal of Honor is for fallen brothers

Obama in Oval Office

Obama offers rules for success as he expands...

Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

Obama bars contractors from LGBT bias

Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton: Hillary Clinton needs time

Vladimir Putin arty

Kerry: 'Moment of truth' for Putin

John Kerry

Kerry on hot mic: Was he criticizing Israel?

Obama on Malaysia Airlines crash 7-18

World events derail Obama's agenda

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