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Where do more tax cheats live? South and West, IRS study shows

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Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should be if you own a small business in one of the wealthy suburbs of Los Angeles. You might also be wary if you're a small-business owner in one of dozens of communities near San Francisco, Houston, Atlanta or the District of Columbia.


22 states join campaign finance fight

Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia are backing Montana in its fight to prevent the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision from being used to strike down state laws restricting corporate campaign spending.


New York braces for flurry of same-sex weddings

Even before New York joined five other states and the District of Columbia, the trend's impact was becoming more visible.


Michelle Rhee says she backs probe of D.C. test scores

Former District of Columbia public schools chancellor Michelle Rhee now says that she is "100% supportive" of a broader investigation into standardized test scores in the school district she used to oversee, just days after she dismissed a USA TODAY investigation that showed high rates of corrected answers on student test sheets.


U.S. Names Education Grant Winners

U.S. Names Education Grant Winners

Delaware and Tennessee beat out 13 other finalist states and the District of Columbia to win a share of $4 billion in federal Race to the Top education grant money.


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