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  • Governor Cuomo will visit Virgin Islands to assess damage from Irma

    Gov. Cuomo will visit the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday to assess damage from Hurrican Irma because their governor — who is a Brooklyn native and former NYPD cop – asked Cuomo to tour the damage and help with recovery. “In the wake of Hurricane Irma, I invited Governor...
  • Georgia Tech, UCF football game canceled due to Irma

    ATLANTA – Georgia Tech’s football game Saturday against the University of Central Florida has been canceled. Channel 2’s Sports Director Zach Klein broke the news Monday afternoon as Irma continued moving through much of Georgia. According to sources, UCF’s players were sent home last week before Hurricane Irma arrived...
  • 13-year-old says he’s running for governor in Vermont

      BURLINGTON, Vt. — A candidate for governor in Vermont is too young to vote but he’s not too young to run. Thirteen-year-old Ethan Sonneborn tells The Burlington Free Press that he can run because Vermont is one of two states without age restrictions. He’s currently collecting 500 signatures...
  • Prominent hip hop manager bids run for Governor!

    One of music’s biggest management names could be headed to politics. Scooter Braun has long been one of the biggest names in music business when it comes to managing talent. His company, SB Projects, is known for its personal touch, billing itself as “more than just a company.” The...
  • Maine Gov. says removing Confederate statues like taking down 9/11 memorial

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday that he condemns “both sides” of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville last weekend and suggested that taking down Confederate statues is the equivalent of taking down a 9/11 memorial. “I condemn both sides. I think they’re disgusting – both sides. They went...
  • Video: 16 year old runs for governor….Even though he is not allowed to vote just yet

    A 16-year-old from Wichita who admires Bernie Sanders wants to be governor of Kansas — and no current law on the books is standing in his way. Jack Bergeson, a junior at The Independent School in Wichita, told the Kansas City Starthat his quest for the Democratic nomination in 2018...
  • ‘Sex and the City’ star Cynthia Nixon stays silent on possible run for New York governor

    “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon may be contemplating challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) for his seat next year. Nixon, best known for portraying Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series “Sex and the City,” has reportedly been urged by liberal groups to run and challenge Cuomo, who is...
  • Minnesota governor calls mosque bombing ‘act of terrorism’

    (Reuters) – Minnesota’s governor called the bombing of a mosque outside Minneapolis the previous day “an act of terrorism” during a visit to the site on Sunday. Police in Bloomington, Minnesota, were called on Saturday at 5:05 a.m. local time about an explosion at the Dar Al Farooq mosque,...
  • Connecticut governor visits woman taking sanctuary in church

      U.S. immigration officials said Friday they consider a woman trying to avoid deportation by seeking sanctuary in a Connecticut church to be a fugitive, but acknowledge they have a policy that restricts them from entering a house of worship except in extraordinary circumstances. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is...