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  • Two local Nike stores pull Peterson jerseys; Dayton critical of team

    Fallout over the Adrian Peterson situation continued on Tuesday, with sponsors taking stands, the governor rebuking the team and an appearance by players canceled. Two Nike stores in the Twin Cities have been pulled all Peterson apparel off the shelves....
  • Minnesota Gov. Dayton: Vikings should suspend Peterson until accusations resolved

    Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that the Minnesota Vikings should suspend running back Adrian Peterson until accusations of child abuse against him have been resolved in the criminal justice system. Calling the allegations and their fallout "an awful...
  • New York state denied federal funds for flagship bridge project

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government has rejected most of a $511 million loan request for the renewal of New York state's Tappan Zee Bridge, dealing a blow to one of governor Andrew Cuomo's most prominent infrastructure projects just weeks...
  • Nigeria's key interest rate to remain on hold into next year: Reuters poll

    JOHANNESBURG/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's central bank is likely to leave monetary policy unchanged when it meets on Friday, but will be more accommodative next year if the naira can hold firm ahead of an expected U.S. interest rate rise, a Reuters poll...
  • Jeff Atwater dances around 2018, gives it a maybe

    Jeff Atwater dances around 2018, gives it a maybe
    Jeff Atwater is already on the list for 2018. He's widely expected to easily win re-election as Florida’s chief financial officer in November. And that makes hm a possible Republican candidate for governor in 2018. He sought – mildly...
  • Rauner would have vetoed medical marijuana law

    Rauner would have vetoed medical marijuana law
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner today said he would have vetoed Illinois' new law legalizing medical marijuana and questioned why the application process for companies that want to grow and dispense the drug isn't more open. Rauner said...
  • Hampton finalizes $837,500 in incentives to Alcoa

    The City Council unanimously agreed Sept. 10 to finalize $837,500 in incentives offered to Alcoa Howmet Castings & Services Inc. Howmet plans to invest $24 million to buy machinery and equipment and another $1 million to build and improve a facility to...
  • O'Malley en route to London to tout CitiStat

    O'Malley en route to London to tout CitiStat
    Gov. Martin O'Malley is heading to London this week to tout the CitiStat program he developed as Baltimore's mayor. O'Malley on Tuesday was en route to England for what organizers described as an invitation-only discussion Wednesday with 25 policy...
  • The Hogan agenda, according to Brown [Editorial]

    The Hogan agenda, according to Brown  [Editorial]
    Last week, the Maryland Democratic Party crowed about a poll showing Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown with a 14-point lead over Republican Larry Hogan. The Hogan campaign, the state GOP and others -- including the American Association of Public Opinion...
  • Minnesota governor says Adrian Peterson should be suspended

    Minnesota governor says Adrian Peterson should be suspended
    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton thinks Adrian Peterson is "innocent until proven guilty." But Dayton also calls the Vikings' star running back's alleged actions "a public embarrassment." So where exactly does the governor stand on Peterson, who has been...
  • Yale Episcopal Chaplain Steps Down After Letter To N.Y. Times

    GROTON — An Episcopal priest from Groton serving as chaplain of the Episcopal Church at Yale University stepped down this month after a furor over a letter he wrote to The New York Times. The Rev. Bruce Shipman, interviewed Friday at his Groton...