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NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 07.01.2014

| July 1, 2014

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 07.01.2014 from WAGM-TV on Vimeo.

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Today Canada turns 147 years old.   The Maine Municipal Association says it will ask the Superior Court to decide whether the Governor’s directive banning general assistance benefits for some immigrants can be legally enforced.  And, the federal government is “strongly urging” Maine to delay putting photo identification on welfare benefit cards throughout the state.  Plus, President Obama says he won’t “stand by and do nothing” about the country’s immigration system and will take executive actions to fix it.  The sale of a rail company that went bankrupt after a derailment in Quebec last year is complete.  And, after a supreme court ruling yesterday, some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the health care law’s birth control mandate. Plus, the United Nations says more than 2,400 people were killed in Iraq in June, making it the deadliest month so far in the country this year.

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