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Christie announces renovation of 'shameful' statehouse

Christie - who made clear he's remaining governor until January 2018 - on Tuesday announced a $300 million plan to renovate the exterior and interior of the executive wing of the Statehouse, the first major work on that portion of the state capitol in nearly 60 years.

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Hearing over special prosecutor set in Christie bridge case

He says the current condition of the statehouse is shameful and hasn't had a major upgrade since 1958. "Code violations, stairways being hidden - the list goes on and on, but nothing uncommon for this being the second-oldest Statehouse in the country and in need of renovations".

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Gilmore Girls: Lauren Graham Filmed Multiple Reactions to Those Final Four Words

Symphony's streaming ratings are not endorsed by Netflix, which has made a point of refusing to publicly release any of its viewership data since it's in the business of selling subscriptions rather than ads. The streamer is famously secretive about the number of subscribers who watch its individual original series. Just as the original show does, the revival leaves us hanging once again.

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Authorities say Texas, Missouri officers shot in ambushes

A search for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a veteran Texas police detective ended Monday with an arrest in the killing, which was one of several weekend attacks against law enforcement across the nation, authorities said. "The suspect, who McManus said is between 5'7" and 6'0" and possibly has a beard, walked back to his auto, pulled around the officer's vehicle and drove out of the police headquarters parking lot.

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Pelosi Challenger Says He's Within 'Striking Distance' of Minority Leader

Rep. Tim Ryan of OH told Fox News that Republicans have successfully "sank" House Democrats over the past six years by running ad campaigns that tie Pelosi to the party's candidates, Real Clear Politics reported . Pelosi's office declined to respond to Ryan's criticism, but the Monday letter seemed created to respond to some of her challenger's attacks. The other key member of the House Democratic leadership team, Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland, is 77.

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Rain forecast gives SC firefighters hope

With rain in the forecast, crews took steps to make sure the bulldozer lines and hand lines didn't contribute to erosion if significant rain falls. However, authorities say the rain moving across parts of Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee likely won't end the fire threat and dangers posed by the blazes.