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Price tag on LIO sale: $37M

The developer says the sale would save the state $2,052,000 over the next nine years of the existing lease, and eliminates the potential for lawsuits if legislators walk away from the agreement. Download Audio

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In The Light Of The Morning After, How Bad Was Rubio's Repetition?

"I would pay for them to keep running that clip, because that's what I believe passionately," Rubio said of a much-aired video excerpt if him repeating a line at Saturday's debate.

With 'Formation,' Beyoncé Lights Up The Internet. Here's What People Are Saying

The singer's new music video quickly drew commentary of all kinds — on its references to being black in America, Hurricane Katrina and Black Lives Matter.

Hillary Clinton Stops In Flint, Spotlighting The City's Struggles

The Democratic presidential candidate visited Flint, Mich., on Sunday. While on the campaign trail, she's been highlighting the city's recovery from lead contamination in its water.

Boeing Can Sell Planes To Iran, But Does Iran Want Them?

The lifting of sanctions allows Boeing to sell planes to Iran. But Iran, which still flies Boeing planes bought before the 1979 revolution, just announced a major deal with Airbus.

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