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  • Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts

    Glendale Community College board settles on map with five voting districts
    Beginning in April 2017, the trustees of the Glendale Community College board are expected to be elected from five separate districts within Glendale, according to a plan the board agreed to adopt earlier this month. College officials began looking to...
  • Ruling party nominee wins Turkish house speaker post

    Turkey's parliament has elected the ruling party's candidate as its new speaker with the tacit support of a right-wing nationalist party, a move that represents a serious gesture to the ruling party as Turkey heads toward coalition-building talks....
  • AP News Guide: Oregon weed legal soon, but not legally sold

    Come Wednesday, the pot stashes in Oregon are legal — up to 8 ounces. So is the homegrown, up to four plants a household. The legalization of recreational marijuana on Wednesday makes the state the fourth to do so, following Colorado, Washington...
  • Former Sri Lankan strongman will run for parliamentary seat

    Former Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa, defeated in this year'sĀ presidential election, said Wednesday that he's re-entering politics and contesting a ParliamentĀ seat in August. Addressing a rally in his native village of Medamulana in southern Sri...
  • A good week for America

    Gosh! You go on vacation for a few days and everything happens all at once. The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. "No longer may this liberty be denied," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote. The...
  • Christie promises blunt campaign as he enters 2016 contest

    A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the truth even if it makes them cringe. The Republican governor, a one-time GOP favorite who faded and now tries to climb back,...
  • Christie announces bid for GOP presidential nominee

    LIVINGSTON, N.J. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched a bid for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, betting that his blunt brand of politics and promise to campaign on big ideas will overcome conservative skepticism and a vulnerable...
  • Ohio Senate OKs anti-monopoly item affecting Ohio pot issue

    A proposal to block monopolies from Ohio's constitution has cleared the Ohio Senate after being changed to limit it more narrowly to affect a marijuana legalization effort this fall. Republican Senate President Keith Faber (FAY'-bur) says if the two...
  • Trump, Christie: Diluting the candidate pool for the Bush and Clinton show

    Trump, Christie: Diluting the candidate pool for the Bush and Clinton show
    Republican Chris Christie has just announced he doesn't want to be elected prom king of America. Whew! That's a relief. The nation was terrified he'd put on a white dinner jacket, red cummerbund and fox trot across Iowa in patent leather pumps....
  • Federal trial next month won't address NC voter ID mandate

    A federal trial next month on several provisions of North Carolina's 2013 elections law won't consider challenges to the state's upcoming voter identification requirement in light of recent changes to the mandate, a judge has ruled. U.S. District Court...
  • How and why Elgin will be conducting a resident opinion survey

    In last spring's Elgin mayoral and City Council election less than 14 percent of registered voters headed to the polls. Unless there are controversial matters on the agenda, in a town with more than 111,000 residents, oft-times only a handful of people...