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2008-11-05 06:00:02

By Matt Kelley Republicans lost one governorship Tuesday as a Democrat took control in Missouri, while a down-to-the-wire contest in Washington state gave the GOP a chance for payback. Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon won the race to replace Republican Gov. Matt Blunt, who did not seek re-election. But all four other Republican incumbents won, providing a bright spot in an otherwise dismal Election Day for the GOP overall. "Considering this environment for Republicans, that's...

2008-11-05 03:00:02

North Carolinians elected their first woman governor Tuesday, elevating Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue to the office over Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory. Perdue replaced Mike Easley, who could not seek a third term. Elsewhere, Jay Nixon, became Missouri's next governor after serving as the state's longtime attorney general. Nixon, the Democratic nominee, ran against Republican Rep. Kenny Hulshof to succeed Republican Gov. Matt Blunt, who didn't seek a second term. Washington Democratic Gov. Chris...

2008-07-22 12:01:02

By Pratik Joshi, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Jul. 22--Dino Rossi wants to help the Tri-Cities develop a post-Hanford economy. "There is talent and knowledge base here. We need to keep it here," said the gubernatorial candidate during a visit to Infinia Corp. headquarters in Kennewick. Infinia provides innovative solar energy technology solutions. Its 3-kilowatt solar energy generating system attracted more than $50 million in private investment funding this year. Rossi was...

2004-11-25 06:00:00

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- For Dino Rossi, a 42-vote lead was enough to declare victory in the Washington governor's race. Christine Gregoire, however, begged to differ. And so, with a slim margin and a candidate unwilling to concede Wednesday, the state probably has another recount - a third - to look forward to. Rossi, a self-made real estate millionaire and former state Senate budget chairman, was the underdog throughout the campaign but emerged with a 261-vote lead after the initial vote tally...

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  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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