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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, an election official checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas. A federal judge Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, again threw out Texas’ voter ID requirements that she previously compared to a “poll tax” on minorities, dealing another court setback to state Republican leaders over voting rights. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
August 24, 2017 - 12:03 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge who has compared Texas' voter ID requirements to a "poll tax" on minorities once again blocked the law Wednesday, rejecting a weakened version backed by the Trump administration and dealing Texas Republicans another court defeat over voting rights. U.S. District...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014 file photo, an election official checks a voter's photo identification at an early voting polling site in Austin, Texas. A federal judge Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, again threw out Texas’ voter ID requirements that she previously compared to a “poll tax” on minorities, dealing another court setback to state Republican leaders over voting rights. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
August 23, 2017 - 7:33 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge who has compared Texas' voter ID requirements to a "poll tax" on minorities once again blocked the law Wednesday, rejecting a weakened version backed by the Trump administration and dealing Texas Republicans another court defeat over voting rights. U.S. District...
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August 23, 2017 - 6:04 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Wednesday again threw out Texas' voter ID requirements that she previously compared to a "poll tax" on minorities, dealing another court setback to state Republican leaders over voting rights. U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos rejected a weakened version...
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August 23, 2017 - 5:52 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has once again thrown out Texas' voter ID law in the latest court defeat for state Republican lawmakers over voting rights. U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos on Wednesday rejected a weakened version of the law signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott earlier...
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A Powerball lottery sign displays the lottery prizes at a convenience store Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Northbrook, Ill. Lottery officials said the grand prize for Wednesday night's drawing has reached $700 million, the second -largest on record for any U.S. lottery game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 23, 2017 - 2:40 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players across the U.S. are scooping up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $700 million jackpot as Wednesday night's drawing nears. Some details about the game and the giant prize: ___ WHAT IS POWERBALL AND HOW DOES THE GAME WORK...
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A Powerball lottery sign displays the lottery prizes at a convenience store Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Northbrook, Ill. Lottery officials said the grand prize for Wednesday night's drawing has reached $700 million, the second -largest on record for any U.S. lottery game. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 23, 2017 - 12:11 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players across the U.S. are scooping up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $700 million jackpot as Wednesday night's drawing nears. Some details about the game and the giant prize: ___ WHAT IS POWERBALL AND HOW DOES THE GAME WORK...
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August 22, 2017 - 1:28 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two people visiting North Carolina went back to their respective homes with a lot more cash in their pockets thanks to the lottery. Annie Wilson of Greenville, South Carolina, parlayed a trip to visit her daughter-in-law in Laurinburg into a $112,019 Cash 5 win. She chose her...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. The Wisconsin Assembly plans to approve a $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a new display panel factory in the state. The incentive package up for a vote Thursday, Aug. 16, 2017, would be the largest in state history and the biggest to a foreign company in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
August 17, 2017 - 7:27 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Wisconsin state Assembly debate of the $3 billion Foxconn bill (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a $3 billion tax break package for Taiwan-based electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group. The bipartisan vote Thursday now...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. The Wisconsin Assembly plans to approve a $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a new display panel factory in the state. The incentive package up for a vote Thursday, Aug. 16, 2017, would be the largest in state history and the biggest to a foreign company in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
August 17, 2017 - 6:59 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly planned to approve a $3 billion tax break Thursday for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President Donald Trump touted as a transformational win for the U.S. economy. Democratic critics...
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August 14, 2017 - 1:23 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin state Assembly planned a committee vote Monday on a $3 billion tax incentive package for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group, the start of what could be an intense month of legislative action to approve the massive deal. The Assembly's jobs and economy committee...
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