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House votes to cut funding to public radio

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives voted Thursday to end federal funding for National Public Radio, following recent controversies that entangled some of the organization’s senior executives. Read the full story.
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Party convention hinders key California budget vote

SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) – California lawmakers on Thursday approved most of the bills making up Governor Jerry Brown’s state budget but the most important part of the plan — an extension of temporary tax increases — may not be tackled until next week. Read the full story.
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