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Health, education, disaster planning: Highlights of Alberta's latest budget

Health, education, disaster planning: Highlights of Alberta's latest budget

EDMONTON — Alberta’s budget for 2024-25 foresees a slim $367 million surplus, with slightly lower revenues compared to last year’s estimated top line.

Missouri Republicans try to remove man with ties to KKK from party ballot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Republican Party on Thursday denounced a GOP candidate for governor with ties to the Ku Klux Klan, saying party officials will go to court if necessary to remove him from the ticket.

Tennesse House advances a bill to allow tourism records to remain secret for 10 years

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Republican-dominant House on Thursday advanced legislation that would allow the state's tourism public records to remain secret and hidden from the public eye. The bill, proposed by Republican Gov.
In reversal, House Homeland Security chairman now says he'll seek reelection to Congress

In reversal, House Homeland Security chairman now says he'll seek reelection to Congress

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nearly two weeks after announcing he would not seek reelection , Tennessee Congressman Mark Green reversed course Thursday and announced he will pursue a fourth term after all.
What makes Super Tuesday so important? It's all about the delegates. Here's a look at the numbers

What makes Super Tuesday so important? It's all about the delegates. Here's a look at the numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one-third of the total delegates available in both the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries will be awarded on Super Tuesday , when 16 states and one U.S. territory hold presidential nominating contests.
Canada bringing back visa requirements for Mexico to slow asylum claims

Canada bringing back visa requirements for Mexico to slow asylum claims

OTTAWA — New visa requirements Ottawa is imposing on Mexican nationals are meant to curb the number of asylum claims in Canada as well as stem the flow of people crossing into the United States, Immigration Minister Marc Miller said Thursday.
Ottawa repurposing $10.5B to hike spending on health care, housing over three years

Ottawa repurposing $10.5B to hike spending on health care, housing over three years

OTTAWA — The federal government will repurpose $10.5 billion over the next three years from the budgets of 69 departments, agencies and Crown corporations, Treasury Board President Anita Anand said Thursday.

South Dakota Republican lawmakers want clarity for the state's abortion laws. They propose a video

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s Republican-controlled Legislature on Thursday approved the creation of a video to outline the state’s abortion laws and to clarify when health care providers are legally allowed to intervene.
Fair treatment of African Nova Scotians at the centre of new prosecution policy

Fair treatment of African Nova Scotians at the centre of new prosecution policy

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia Crown prosecutors were handed new tools Thursday to root out systemic anti-Black racism long embedded within the province's justice system.
The third-party group No Labels will meet privately as it decides whether to launch a 2024 bid

The third-party group No Labels will meet privately as it decides whether to launch a 2024 bid

PHOENIX (AP) — The third-party presidential movement No Labels plans to meet next week to discuss its path forward as it decides whether to help launch an independent candidacy for the White House.
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