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ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's quest to pick a new U.S. senator entered a new phase Monday with a string of late applications from several of his deputies, along with a high-profile executive who made a stir when she put her name into consideration hours before a deadline. The governor's unorthodox decision to post an online "help wanted" sign inviting the public to apply for U.S. Sen. ...

A majority of New Jersey residents support legal marijuana, polls show. The majority of state legislators in Trenton do not. In March, the Democratic-controlled Legislature scuttled a vote to legalize weed for adult recreational use when state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, a Gloucester Democrat, said there weren't enough lawmakers on board to pass the bill. "We recognize that the votes (in ...

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OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE: RPAI) announced today that it has signed a new lease with lululemon athletica at Main Street Promenade, its mixed-use property located in historic downtown Naperville, IL. lululemon athletica will be relocating to a prominent location in downtown Naperville at the corner of Van Buren Avenue and Main Street. lululemon athletica will backfill the 5,500 square foot former J. Crew location and is anticipated to open in spring 2020.

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CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS), a leading provider of telecommunications services, has declared a fourth quarter 2019 dividend of $0.165 per Common Share and Series A Common Share. Payment will be made on December 30, 2019, to shareholders of record as of December 16, 2019.

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WASHINGTON - U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts temporarily blocked a subpoena from a House panel for President Donald Trump's financial records while the Supreme Court considers a request for a longer delay. The administrative stay, which gave no indication how Roberts or the court might ultimately rule, came hours after the House told the justices it would accept a delay until the end of the ...

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NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 18, 2019 the Board of Directors of Chicago Rivet & Machine Co. (NYSE American: CVR) declared a regular quarterly dividend of twenty two (22) cents per share, payable December 20, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 5, 2019.

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SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The statistics are staggering. According to surveys by American College of Emergency Physicians and the Emergency Nurses Association, almost half of emergency physicians and about 70 percent of emergency nurses have been physically assaulted at work.

DES MOINES, Iowa - Sheila Campbell was not a natural door-to-door campaigner. The Democrat from Urbandale, Iowa, canvassed for one day in 2008 for Barack Obama and hated it so much that she didn't do it again. Until this year. Since early April, Campbell, an office manager for a neuropsychology clinic, has been knocking on doors and talking up Sen. Bernie Sanders to Democrats, Republicans, ...

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PALATINE, Ill., Nov. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber®, the world's leading grill brand, is now revolutionizing the pellet grill category with the debut of the Weber SmokeFire(TM) pellet grill - Weber's first entry into a fast-growing market - a breakthrough new grill engineered to perfect wood pellet grilling and deliver Flavor Above All(TM) in your backyard.

WASHINGTON - Once slated to be President Donald Trump's director of national intelligence, Rep. John Ratcliffe has emerged as a leading, sharply partisan voice for Republicans during the public impeachment proceedings, a role he's expected to continue as eight witnesses testify this week. Ratcliffe, a third-term Texas Republican, told McClatchy on Friday that he consults with his GOP ...

WASHINGTON - An aide at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine told congressional investigators that he "had never seen anything like" the mobile phone conversation between President Donald Trump and a top diplomat. Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union had called Trump from an open-air restaurant in Kyiv in July. The embassy aide, David Holmes, said he overheard the conversation and ...

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump could get an opportunity to block House Democrats from obtaining his New York state tax returns, a federal judge decided. U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols in Washington ruled late Monday night that the House must notify the court and the president if it plans to ask the state's Department of Taxation and Finance to release Trump's returns. The lawmakers then ...

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's visit to a Washington-area hospital Saturday was for a routine checkup and did not include specialized cardiac or neurological examinations, his doctor said Monday. In a memorandum prepared for White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, Dr. Sean Conley said the visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland - unannounced before Saturday - was ...