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A legendary Silicon Valley investor wants to split California into three states, and his proposal just qualified for the November ballot

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A proposal to split California into three states - Northern California, California , and Southern California - has qualified to appear on the ballot in November's general election.
The measure received more than 400,000 valid signatures, thanks to support from legendary Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper.
The rationale is: California is the most populous state in the nation. Having three states would give the people of California three times the number of senators in Washington, and allow state legislatures to tackle issues closer to home.
Tim Draper is known for having crazy ideas - and...
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Former Baltimore Sen. Oaks re-registers to vote, making him technically eligible to serve if elected

Former Baltimore Sen. Oaks re-registers to vote, making him technically eligible to serve if elected

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Former state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks is once again on Maryland's voting rolls, making the disgraced ex-lawmaker technically eligible to be re-elected to his old job if he wins the primary election this month. Oaks, who pleaded guilty to a felony in March and is awaiting sentencing, said becoming...
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Maine Voters Override Lawmakers, Say They Want New Way Of Choosing Candidates

Maine Voters Override Lawmakers, Say They Want New Way Of Choosing Candidates

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Elections in the state will let voters rank candidates in order of preference instead of choosing just one.
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State GOP lawmakers want to change the way state judges are elected. Here's why

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The GOP majority in the Senate in Harrisburg on Tuesday moved to add provisions to a redistricting bill that would see appeals court judges elected by district, rather than statewide. Supreme, Superior and Commonwealth court judges would be phased out as their current terms expire, and the courts...
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Numbers announced for projected $470 million Powerball jackpot

Numbers announced for projected $470 million Powerball jackpot

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No. 2 Ohio State stumbles at Purdue, gets blown out 49-20

No. 2 Ohio State stumbles at Purdue, gets blown out 49-20

Purdue shook up the College Football Playoff chase with a 49-20 blowout of No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday. Trinity alum and true freshman Rondale Moore racked up 170 receiving... Read more ...

Scott Frost: 'We've got as good of fans as there are in the country; I...

Scott Frost: 'We've got as good of fans as there are in the country; I almost teared up walking off the field'

Hear from Scott Frost following his first win as Nebraska's head coach. Read more ...

Dodgers win Game 7, will play Red Sox in World Series

Dodgers win Game 7, will play Red Sox in World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers will move on to the World Series against the Boston Red Sox. Read more ...

Dozens of unburied fetuses, infants found at Detroit funeral home

Dozens of unburied fetuses, infants found at Detroit funeral home

It is the second time this month that fetuses have been found in Detroit funeral homes. Read more ...

Nashua store sells $1 Million lottery ticket

Nashua store sells $1 Million lottery ticket

As the Mega Millions jackpot continues to grow ahead of Tuesday's drawing, one person did win $1 Million on a ticket from a Nashua store. Read more ...

As election day nears, US cracks down on election interference

As election day nears, US cracks down on election interference

America's intelligence community and Silicon Valley may have upped their efforts to prevent interference in November's midterm elections. Read more ...

Wolves Rest Butler For Dallas Trip, 2nd Game Of Back-To-Back

Wolves Rest Butler For Dallas Trip, 2nd Game Of Back-To-Back

DALLAS - Disgruntled guard Jimmy Butler is skipping the second game of Minnesota's first back-to-back of the season, staying home to rest while the team traveled to... Read more ...

Northern Iowa stuns No. 3 South Dakota State 24-9

Northern Iowa stuns No. 3 South Dakota State 24-9

Northern Iowa had an upset win over South Dakota State in Missouri Valley Football Conference play on Saturday. Read more ...

Man fatally shot on Taylor Avenue in Parkville

Man fatally shot on Taylor Avenue in Parkville

Baltimore County police said officers are searching Saturday night for a gunman who fatally shot a man. Read more ...