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Republicans win at least 50 House seats in Virginia

Republicans win at least 50 House seats in Virginia

GLEN ALLEN, Va. (AP) — Republicans have won at least 50 seats in the Virginia House, ensuring at least a tie with Democrats who had fought to retain control.

Colorado voters appear to reject marijuana sales tax hike

DENVER (AP) — Colorado voters appear headed to rejecting a marijuana sales tax hike to fund out-of-school programs, such as tutoring, technical skill training, mental health counseling and enrichment programs in the arts.
Fed decision to begin winding down stimulus boosts North American stock markets

Fed decision to begin winding down stimulus boosts North American stock markets

TORONTO — The U.S. Federal Reserve gave North American stock markets a boost as it announced the economy was strong enough to begin tapering monetary stimulus later this month.
Philadelphia bans traffic stops for minor infractions

Philadelphia bans traffic stops for minor infractions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mayor ordered police Wednesday to stop pulling over drivers for low-level offenses that critics say lead to disproportionate stops of minority drivers, making Philadelphia the largest city government in the U.S.

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

The (Charleston) Post and Courier. Nov. 2, 2021.
Murphy, Ciattarelli in close fight for NJ governor's race

Murphy, Ciattarelli in close fight for NJ governor's race

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy appeared to be in a close fight Tuesday with Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli as he waged a reelection campaign centered on the progressive policies he's enacted in his first term.
As voters across US weigh new rights, Maine says yes to food

As voters across US weigh new rights, Maine says yes to food

The right to food won rave reviews Tuesday from Maine voters, who passed the nation's first guarantee for people to grow, harvest and eat according to their own wishes.

Colorado voters to decide on raising marijuana sales tax

DENVER (AP) — Colorado voters will decide in Tuesday's election whether to raise the sales tax on marijuana to fund out-of-school programs, such as tutoring, technical skill training, mental health counseling and enrichment programs in the arts.

Idaho gets OK to license farmers to grow, transport hemp

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials have approved Idaho’s plan for growing and transporting hemp with up to 0.3% THC, the cannabis compound that gives marijuana its high.
Reeves: Put tighter limits on medical marijuana proposal

Reeves: Put tighter limits on medical marijuana proposal

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he wants legislators to make more changes in a proposal to create a medical marijuana program in the state.