Illinois budget tiff means more flood damage before buyouts
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Illinois budget tiff means more flood damage before buyouts

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dozens of southern Illinois families still awaiting new housing after they accepted government buyouts following the 2011 Mississippi River flood instead got socked by another round of damage amid the prolonged political fight over the state’s budget. Alexander County officials estimate that several dozen homes approved for buyouts in spring 2015 … Continue reading

Palin joins Trump on campaign trail
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Palin joins Trump on campaign trail

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — Conservative firebrand Sarah Palin joined Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Oklahoma Wednesday as part of her endorsement pledge in the increasingly intense race for the GOP nomination. “Are you all ready to work to make America great again?” Palin asked a crowd of thousands packed into an arena at Oral … Continue reading

Sarah Palin: Trump ‘would let our warriors do their job’
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Sarah Palin: Trump ‘would let our warriors do their job’

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump is brandishing the endorsement of conservative Republican firebrand Sarah Palin in the increasingly intense 2016 GOP presidential sweepstakes, giving the billionaire businessman a boost against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz less than two weeks before Iowa’s kick-off caucuses. “Media heads are spinning,” the former vice presidential candidate said after taking … Continue reading