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Senate votes; West Virginia teachers say strike won't end

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 6:50pm
Unions representing West Virginia teachers and service personnel said Saturday that they will stay out on strike after the state Senate voted to cut the 5 percent pay raise they had negotiated with Gov. Jim Justice....
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Kansas voting rights trial has national implications

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 6:50pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A conservative Republican who has supported President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim that millions of illegal votes cost Trump the popular vote in 2016 will have to prove Kansas has a problem with voter fraud if he's to win a legal challenge to voter registration requirements he's championed....
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Global school security measures vary, but no arming teachers

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 5:47pm
The United States is in the midst of a national debate over school security after the mass shooting at a Florida school....
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China sets stage for Xi's historic grab to rule indefinitely

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 5:47pm
BEIJING (AP) -- President Xi Jinping is poised to make a historic power grab as China's legislators gather from Monday to approve changes that will let him rule indefinitely and undo decades of efforts to prevent a return to crushing dictatorship....
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The Latest: Teachers say they'll stay out on strike

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 5:47pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- The Latest on a bill to give West Virginia teachers a pay raise to end a strike (all times local):...
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Communities pick up pieces as deadly nor'easter recedes

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 4:44pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Coastal communities in the Northeast experienced damaging high tide flooding and the lingering effects of powerful, gusting winds Saturday even as residents tried to shake off a nor'easter that had already inundated roads and basements, snapped trees and knocked out power to more than 2 million homes and businesses from Virginia to Maine....
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Florida lawmakers pass school-safety bill in rare session

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 3:43pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- The Florida Senate spent hours debating a bill to increase school safety and restrict gun purchases in a rare Saturday session that often turned into a debate on gun control and arming teachers in the aftermath of last month's Parkland school shootings....
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Official Washington, press trade humorous jabs at Gridiron

AP Top Headlines - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 3:43pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Long the subject of barbed tweets from President Donald Trump, members of the Washington press corps sharpened their wits for musical and rhetorical takedowns of the president, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and others Saturday night at the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club and Foundation....
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