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Biden praises Canada, Mexico

By AAMER MADHANI, ROB GILLIES, and MARIA VERZA Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Reviving three-way North American summitry after a five-year break, President Joe Biden on Thursday joined with the leaders of Canada and Mexico to declare their nations can work together and prove “democracies can deliver” even as they sort out differences on key…

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How Jones’ execution was stopped

By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Julius Jones’ execution was halted Thursday, less than four hours before he was scheduled to receive a lethal injection following outcry over doubts about evidence at his murder trial nearly 20 years ago.

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Democrats confront need to sell agenda

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Polls show that a strong majority of Democrats — and a majority of the American public — support the broad priorities of the $1.85 trillion social and environmental spending bill that the House was poised to approve Friday. Democratic lawmakers predict that President Joe Biden’s bill,…

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HUA, Council agendas 11-18-2021

The Heavener Utilities and City Council will hold regular meetings 6 p.m. Thursday at Heavener City Hall at 103 East Avenue V.  AGENDA Approval of minutes from previous meeting. Approval of purchase orders presented for payment. Consider, discuss, and take action to grant City Manager Cody Smith the authority to settle the lawsuit at the…

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After Ida soaks Northeast US, cleanup continues

By The Associated Press undefined The cleanup — and mourning — continued Friday as the Northeast U.S. recovered from record-breaking rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Ida. All the complete articles are now on ledgerlcj.com and are free. If you appreciate this, please show your support for a locally owned news organization by subscribing through…

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