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  • Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

    July 13, 2014 2:56 PM

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors. They cite concern about the federal government's role in the classroom. The educational standards were not on the formal agenda during a... more »
  • Gulf state governors question Air Force plan

    March 7, 2012 10:58 AM

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Governors of states along the Gulf Coast want President Barack Obama to stop the U.S. Air Force from potentially moving eight planes used in disasters to Montana. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Air Force is considering budget cuts that could affect eight C-130... more »
  • Jindal among Republican governors attending rally

    October 27, 2010 6:24 PM

    OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) - Republican governors from three southern states are in Wisconsin to rally voters behind the governor's campaign of Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour appeared at a rally Wednesday in suburban Milwaukee that drew... more »
  • Riley to discuss details of governors' meeting

    August 10, 2010 8:53 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Governors from across the south will discuss recovering from the Gulf oil spill and ways to avoid similar offshore disasters in the future. Alabama Gov. Bob Riley said at a news conference in Birmingham Tuesday that issues surrounding the oil spill will be part of the... more »
  • Anti-Government Group Call To Remove Governors

    April 2, 2010 11:55 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI is warning police across the country that an anti-government group's call to remove governors from office could provoke violence. The group called the Guardians of the free Republics wants to "restore America" by peacefully dismantling parts of the government, according to its Web site. Investigators... more »

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