Posts Tagged Government and politics

State senator pleads not guilty to racketeering

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state senator previously charged with bribery has pleaded not guilty to a new charge of racketeering.

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Travel ban for Sierra Leone players over Ebola

In this photo taken on Sunday, July 27, 2014,  Medical personnel inside a clinic taking care of Ebola patients in the Kenema District on the outskirts of Kenema, Sierra Leone.  Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has closed some border crossings and ordered strict quarantines of communities affected by the Ebola outbreak. The announcement late Sunday came a day after Sirleaf formed a new taskforce charged with containing the disease, which has killed 129 people in the country and more than 670 across the region.(AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah)

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Sierra Leone soccer team has been banned from traveling to the Seychelles for an African Cup of Nations qualifier because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus.

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Santa Fe council OKs funds to lure ‘The Bachelor’

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A sharply divided Santa Fe City Council voted Wednesday to spend up to $100,000 to try to lure “The Bachelor” to the northern New Mexico city.

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Santa Fe OKs funding to try to lure ‘The Bachelor’

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A sharply divided Santa Fe City Council has voted to spend up to $100,000 to try to lure “The Bachelor” to the northern New Mexico city.

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Tony Gwynn Day declared under acting governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego lawmaker who briefly filled in as governor declared Tony Gwynn Day in honor of the late Padres baseball player.

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