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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and Mike Rounds, R-S.D.; World Central Kitchen founder José Andrés. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley; Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation” — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Director

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Colorado lawmakers clash over bills to protect transgender people’s use of a chosen name

By JESSE BEDAYN Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — The Democratic majority in Colorado’s House has pushed forward two bills protecting transgender people’s chosen names. One would allow a person convicted of a felony to change their name to conform with their gender identity. The second would require school staff to use a student’s

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The Missouri governor shortens the DWI prison sentence of former Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has shortened the prison sentence of former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid for a drunken driving crash that seriously injured a girl. Parson announced the commutation Friday and converted the remainder of Reid’s three-year sentence to house arrest.

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The Missouri governor shortens the DWI prison sentence of former Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has shortened the prison sentence of former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid for a drunken driving crash that seriously injured a girl. Parson announced the commutation Friday and converted the remainder of Reid’s three-year sentence to house arrest.

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Question of whether Nebraska public money can go to private schools still set for November ballot

By MARGERY A. BECK Associated Press Nebraska’s top election official has ruled voters will get to decide whether to repeal a law that pays for private school tuition scholarships with taxpayer money. But Secretary of State Bob Evnen acknowledges the courts will likely ultimately decide if the repeal question makes it onto November’s ballot. His

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New York attorney general says a county must rescind its ban on female transgender athletes

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James is demanding that a county on Long Island rescind its ban on transgender athletes competing in female sports. Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman issued an executive order on Feb. 22 banning sports organizations from county-run facilities if they allow transgender girls and women to compete

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U of Florida axes diversity and inclusion office under GOP-led law aimed at ridding similar programs

By CURT ANDERSON Associated Press The University of Florida is eliminating its chief diversity officer position, scrapping the program’s staff jobs and halting any contracts involving the subject because of a new law passed last year that was pushed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The university said in a memo released Friday that staff whose

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