Trump’s big agenda could put GOP’s budget goals out of reach
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Trump’s big agenda could put GOP’s budget goals out of reach

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump promises big tax cuts, a border wall and massive spending on infrastructure. That’s a recipe for bigger deficits that fiscally minded conservative Republicans have railed against during President Barack Obama’s tenure. Trump’s agenda runs counter to years of promises by congressional Republicans to try to balance the federal budget. … Continue reading

Conference highlights drug abuse epidemic’s effects on kids
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Conference highlights drug abuse epidemic’s effects on kids

CINCINNATI (AP) — The country’s addictions epidemic has created a generation of children affected by their parents’ problems, a doctor who works with infants born addicted to heroin told a gathering of experts struggling with the issue Tuesday. The effect includes the physical problems of the addicted newborns and the chaos older children experience as … Continue reading

Voter support of marijuana reaches new high
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Voter support of marijuana reaches new high

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Voter support for marijuana legalization reached a new high as California, Massachusetts and Nevada approved recreational pot, joining four other states and Washington, D.C., with similar laws. Voters in Florida, North Dakota and Arkansas passed medical marijuana measures, pushing the number of states with such laws past two dozen. The California … Continue reading