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State news stories are aggregated from all states and territories in the U.S. Our news stories are sourced and aggregated from state agencies, departments all the way up the governors of each state.

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Attorney General Ferguson statement on US Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade

SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson offered the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade:

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Attorney General’s Office Reaffirms Commitment to Protect Access to Abortion Care

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Acting Attorney General Joshua Diamond today issued the following statement reaffirming the Office’s commitment to supporting and expanding access to abortion care: “Despite the U.S….

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Missouri Governor

Governor Parson Signs Proclamation to End Elective Abortions in Missouri in Response to U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Governor Parson Signs Proclamation to End Elective Abortions in Missouri in Response to U.S. Supreme Court Decision johnathan.shiflett Fri, 06/24/2022 – 10:17 June 24, 2022 Jefferson City Today, in response to the United States Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe v….

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Attorney General Ferguson convenes Washington Organized Retail Crime Theft Task Force

Task force brings law enforcement, prosecutors, retailers together to combat growing problem SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today the creation of a statewide Organized Retail Crime Theft Task Force. The Task Force will improve coordination and collaboration among…

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Maryland Lottery

Three Lucky Horses Send Columbia Racetrax Player to Winner’s Circle

Claims $30,734 prize on 20-draw Trifecta bet A Howard County man found himself in the Lottery Winner’s Circle this week after placing a lucky Racetrax Trifecta bet on 20 races. The Columbia resident just claimed a $30,734 prize. The 24-year-old…

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On the Quest for Rare Species on the Tidewater Loop of the VBWT

This month I had the opportunity to explore the Tidewater Loop of the Virginia Bird and Wildlife Trail. The Tidewater loop is within the Coastal Region of the trail system and hosts eight locations, a majority of which are located…

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Missouri Governor

Governor Parson Signs SB 652, Exempting 2026 FIFA World Cup Tickets From Sales Tax

Governor Parson Signs SB 652, Exempting 2026 FIFA World Cup Tickets From Sales Tax johnathan.shiflett Thu, 06/23/2022 – 15:00 June 23, 2022 Jefferson City Today, Governor Mike Parson signed Senate Bill (SB) 652 into law, which exempts 2026 FIFA World…

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Racetrax Trifecta Win Helps Baltimore College Student Pay Education Bills

Baltimore City resident “T.A.” plans to use all of her $30,734 Racetrax win to pay off her college education. Wins $30,734 on 20-draw ticket An anonymous Baltimore City Racetrax player nicknamed “T.A.” plans to use her big payday to pay…

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Towson’s ‘Crabby Lady’ a Happy Lady after $100,000 Scratch-off Win

Towson’s “Crabby Lady” plans to add a bushel of crabs to the list of things she’ll get after winning a $100,000 top prize playing the Show Me $100,000! scratch-off. Takes home top prize on Show Me $100,000! game A bushel…

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Keno Player Almost Tosses Free Pick 5 Ticket Worth $25,000

Retired Sparrows Point resident Timothy Kiel hoped for a Keno win but received a $25,000 Pick 5 win instead. Try Pick 5 promotion gives him big win Timothy Kiel just loves Keno. The former home improvement professional, retired now due…

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Annapolis Man’s Mistake Gives Him Two $25,000 Pick 5 Prizes

A lucky Annapolis resident made a mistake that delivered not one, but two $25,000 Pick 5 prizes. Wins big in June 18 Evening Drawing by playing his birthdate When he decided to play Pick 5 on June 18, a lucky…

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Missouri Secretary of State, Jefferson City, Missouri

Ashcroft Warns Missourians of Timeshare Scam

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 22, 2022Contact: JoDonn Chaney, (573) 526-0949   Ashcroft Warns Missourians of Timeshare Scam  Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s securities division is warning Missourians about a recent increase in fraudulent schemes targeting owners of timeshare…

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Frederick Man Gets Racetrax Gift of $15,305 on Father’s Day

Steven Livingston of Frederick gets a $15,305 Father’s Day gift from Lady Luck by playing his age and birth year in the Racetrax game. Lucky grandfather played special personal numbers for the big win A 64-year-old Frederick man woke up…

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Maryland Lottery

Frederick Racetrax Fan’s Lucky Win Leads to Vacation Plans

Retiree and family celebrating his $30,734 prize He plays almost every day, a Frederick man told Lottery officials as they discussed the $30,734 Racetrax prize he was in Baltimore to claim. The prize – the biggest he’s ever won –…

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Maryland Lottery

Postal Service Worker Wins Big Playing Numbers from Package’s Barcode

Lucky Lanham man claims $25,000 prize on Pick 5 ticket A barcode-scanning issue turned a routine day of delivering packages into a $25,000 payday for a U.S. Postal Service employee. While every work day has challenges, the Lanham resident experienced…

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