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New Mexico delves into soda tax fight

A voter initiative in New Mexico's capital city is being pitched as an educational lifeline for impoverished preschool-aged children and chided as the latest example of local government overreach sweeping progressive US cities.

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Queen of hearts picked at VFW raffle

The person whose ticket was chosen at the Caseyville VFW Queen of Hearts raffle won the more than $400,000 jackpot. Here, VFW Post Commander Tom Clark talks about the raffle.
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Queen of hearts picked at VFW raffle 1:20

Queen of hearts picked at VFW raffle

Man correctly picks Queen of Hearts in Caseyville VFW raffle 3:09

Man correctly picks Queen of Hearts in Caseyville VFW raffle

Edwardsville basketball's Mark Smith chooses Illinois 3:35

Edwardsville basketball's Mark Smith chooses Illinois

Fischer's Restaurant listed for sale at $940k 0:59

Fischer's Restaurant listed for sale at $940k