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FILE - In this March 3, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference to discuss an announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
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AP News
August 27, 2020 - 11:54 am
The Federal Reserve announced a significant change in how it manages interest rates.
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Richmond Police reform task force members
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WRVA News
July 10, 2020 - 1:09 pm
Mayor names members of Task Force to Reimagine Public Safety
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Vice President Mike Pence, center, visits Dennis Nelson, a patient who survived the coronavirus and was going to give blood, during a tour of the Mayo Clinic Tuesday, April 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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AP News
April 28, 2020 - 4:19 pm
Vice President Mike Pence toured the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. The clinic had informed Pence of their mask policy, but he's seen not wearing one.
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Amy Klobuchar
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Jeff Katz
February 28, 2020 - 12:22 pm
Amy Klobuchar was asked at a town hall if Elizabeth Warren should renounce her Native American "heritage," but Klobuchar wimped out and said she's "not picking fights." Watch her comments below!
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President Donald Trump waves as he departs after pardoning Butter, the national Thanksgiving turkey, during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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AP News
November 26, 2019 - 4:53 pm
By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign and other Republican election groups criticized tech giant Google on Tuesday for making it harder for political advertisers to target specific types of people. The GOP groups said the changes will lead...
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AP News
October 04, 2019 - 2:41 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that the U.S. economy is facing some risks at the moment, but overall it is in a "good place" and the Fed's main job is to "keep it there as long as possible." Powell noted that...
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AP News
September 03, 2019 - 3:07 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia prison officials have announced a new visitation policy in an attempt to keep drugs and other contraband out of state prisons. The new policy announced Tuesday will require inmates to submit a list of up to 10 visitors that can be changed only twice a year. Currently,...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:39 am
By JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers sharply stepped up their hiring in June, adding a robust 224,000 jobs, an indication of the economy's durability after more than a decade of expansion. The strength of the jobs report the government issued Friday could complicate a...
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May 07, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Voters on Tuesday were deciding whether to make Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin — the psychoactive substance in "magic mushrooms" — and add a new chapter to the city's role in shaping wider drug policy. A citizen initiative on...
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August 02, 2018 - 12:55 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed weakening Obama-era mileage standards designed to make cars more fuel efficient and less polluting, a major rollback already being challenged in the courts by California and other...
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