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Lawmakers weighing transportation package

Includes 11.5 cent gas tax increase

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Backers of gun rights initiative submit signatures

Created to oppose background check initiative

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‘Phony Pony Bandit’ sentenced for robberies

Known for fake pony tail disguise

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More drivers positive for pot in Washington state

Majority test above legal limit

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Appeals court in NY sides with Starbucks over tips

Must share with shift supervisors

President Barack Obama in Brooklyn

Obama to visit Seattle area for fundraisers

Attending Democratic fundraisers

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Unemployment remains flat

Net jobs numbers fall

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Treasurer: Loss of 777X could hurt state’s credit rating

Costing more money to fix roads and bridges

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Facebook changes real-name policy, allows aliases

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Facebook says it will stop requiring users to go by their real names.

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Panthers’ Alexander banned 10 games for doping

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DE Frank Alexander, who missed the first four games of this season due to a previous violation of the policy, won't return until mid-December.

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Giants sink Pirates in NL Wild Card playoff

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A four-hit shutout by Madison Bumgarner and a grand slam by Brandon Crawford carried the Giants to an 8-0 win.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 2.

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U.N.: Islamic State committing ‘staggering’ crimes

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Insurgents in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women as sex slaves, and used child soldiers, a new report says.