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  • 2 parole officials quit after Utah governor announces review 
    Updated: Feb-11-16 6:55 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Two top parole officials in Utah resigned Thursday after the governor announced he's reviewing the system amid revelations that three parolees have walked away from a Salt Lake City halfway house and clashed violently with police, with one confrontation ending in an officer's death.

  • Obama seeks cybersecurity boost to replace 'ancient' tech story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Feb-09-16 5:42 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computer systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.

  • US official seeks support for European trade deal in Poland story has photos
    Updated: Jan-24-16 6:06 pm

    WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman was welcomed Sunday by Polish entrepreneurs as he worked to finalize a free trade pact between the United States and the European Union.

  • North Dakota to slash state spending after oil price fall 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 3:29 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - A dramatic drop in North Dakota tax collections due to declining oil activity will force cuts in state government and a likely raid on a rainy day fund to make up for millions of dollars in shortfalls, the state's top budget writer said Friday.

  • Negotiator: Other nations interested in Pacific Rim deal 
    Updated: Jan-19-16 6:50 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - One of the negotiators of the Pacific Rim trade agreement said Tuesday that since the deal was reached in October, about 13 other countries have requested information about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and some have wanted to join it.

  • 2 Oklahoma counties designated high drug trafficking areas 
    Updated: Jan-17-16 5:04 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - McIntosh and Pittsburg Counties in eastern Oklahoma have been officially designated as high drug trafficking areas - a federal designation that should make additional funds available to fight rampant prescription drug and methamphetamine abuse.

  • Appeals court troubled over official's private email account 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 4:46 pm

    WASHINGTON - A federal appeals panel seems likely to rule that work-related emails on a private account used by the White House's top science adviser are subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

  • $510M Charleston Harbor Deepening passes another milestone 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 2:48 pm

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The $510 million deepening of the Charleston Harbor shipping channel has reached another milestone.

  • House GOP roads chairman says Pence funding plan a 'gamble' 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 8:54 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - A key Republican leader on transportation issues dismissed Gov. Mike Pence's short-term plan to rebuild the state's infrastructure as a "gamble" that would not provide a steady stream of funding to maintain deteriorating roads and bridges.