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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the ballot measures amount to the closest the U.S. has come to a national referendum on the drug.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Little-known former Democratic state legislator Deborah Ross is counting on public anger over the GOP political takeover of North Carolina to help her upset two-term U.S. Senator Richard Burr, a victory that could also help hand control of the U.S. Senate back to Democrats.

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The Donald Trump campaign's Georgia state director, Brandon Phillips, resigned on Tuesday after a local news station uncovered past criminal charges.

"Today we accepted the resignation of the Trump-Pence campaign's Georgia State Director Brandon Phillips. Billy Kirkland, our Georgia Senior Advisor, will continue to lead the campaign's operations in Georgia," Trump spokesman Jason Miller said in a statement to Atlanta television station WBTV.

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