Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception. Updated 8:42 PM
DFL Gov. Mark Dayton and his Republican opponent, Jeff Johnson, campaigned at the State Fair on its opening day as the GOP challenger urged Dayton to agree to more debates.
The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they were optimistic the long-running family dispute that has hobbled the Market Basket supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell it to its ousted CEO.
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Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights.
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A judge rejected the government's effort to confiscate the former U.S. Senator's 2005 GMC Envoy through forfeiture.
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