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Budget shapes up, sans Jindal

BATON ROUGE — House lawmakers moved ahead Monday with the outlines of a bipartisan budget compromise while sidelining Gov. Bobby Jindal, who opposes the negotiation framework because it would raise new dollars for state spending.

The House Ways and Means Committee advanced eight proposals to limit the tax breaks doled out by the state, as a way to fill budget holes as part of attempts to broker a deal between House Republicans and Democrats.

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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Frantic call leads police to 3 missing women in Cleveland home

CLEVELAND (AP) — The voice of the long-missing woman was frantic and breathless, choking back tears. "Help me. I'm Amanda Berry," she told a 911 dispatcher. "I've been ki...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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Israeli airstrikes add new wrinkle to US diplomacy, debate on greater Syria role

MOSCOW (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry is making his case to Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russia to take a tougher stance on Syria at a time when Israel's we...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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Senate passes bill letting states collect taxes for Internet sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — Traditional retailers and cash-strapped states face a tough sell in the House as they lobby Congress to limit tax-free shopping on the Internet.

The Sena...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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Search for burial spot for suspected marathon bomber stalls

BOSTON (AP) — Despite more than 100 offers, a Massachusetts funeral director is striking out in his search for a burial location for the body of a Boston Marathon bombing...

Last Updated ( May 07, 2013 )

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