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Tennessee editorial roundup | The Modesto Bee

Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: ___ Oct. 6 The Daily Times of Maryville on the Doomsday Clock: Talk about your bad news, good news scenarios, this takes it to the extreme. We’ll have to bounce around a bit with sequencing, but let’s start near the beginning of the year when… …

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Members of Congress urge protections for Alaska fishery

More than 40 U.S. House and Senate members have asked President Donald Trump to maintain protections for Alaska’s Bristol Bay region, which produces about half of the world’s sockeye salmon. The Democrats say a federal proposal to ease restrictions on mining in the area is egregious and illogical. The stalled …

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Kentucky editorial roundup | The Modesto Bee

Summary of recent Kentucky newspaper editorials: ___ Oct. 10 Lexington Herald-Leader on how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell deals with Kentucky’s economic plight: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is right to go to bat for Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College… Article Source

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Ohio man sues city for arresting him over Facebook page

A man charged with and acquitted of a felony for creating a fake Facebook page that parodied a suburban Cleveland police department is suing the city, saying they violated his right to free speech. Anthony Novak filed the lawsuit Tuesday against the city of Parma and three officers. He created …

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House Intel Committee to meet with Facebook’s Sandberg

The leaders of the House Intelligence Committee are planning to meet with Facebook’s chief operating officer amid the company’s discovery of Russia-linked ads that ran before and after the 2016 election. Republican Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas and Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California are planning to meet with Facebook …

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California moves toward public access for self-driving cars

California regulators have taken an important step to clear the road for everyday people to get self-driving cars. The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles on Wednesday published proposed rules that would govern the technology within California, where manufacturers have been testing hundreds of prototypes on roads and highways. That testing …

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Trump taking his tax overhaul pitch to Pennsylvania capital

President Donald Trump is looking to promote his tax plan as a boon for truckers as his cross-country tour takes him to Pennsylvania for his latest stop. The White House expected that about 1,000 people, including many truckers, would attend Trump’s speech late Wednesday afternoon speech in Harrisburg against a …

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All-Pro running back sued after defaulting on loan

A lawsuit filed in Minneapolis says former Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has defaulted on a $2.4 million loan. Crown Bank says Peterson, who was traded by the New Orleans Saints to the Arizona Cardinals Tuesday, took out the loan in May 2016 and defaulted five months later. The …

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Redesign, move, declutter _ businesses fix workspace issues

Triangle Pest Control’s original workspace was a 2,000-square-foot garage housing 25 people — the technicians who did the bug control work, as well as all the sales and support staffers. It was hard for employees to handle phone calls when everyone sat so close together. “We were all crammed in,” …

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