Hedging bets: In NE, Dems want their candidate listed on the ballot twice. Lincoln Journal Star

The problems with MD's electronic voting system aren't electronic -- they're human. WaPo

States up the ante with higher minimum wages. USA Today

IL to convicted ex-gov: No pension for you! Springfield Daily Herald

If you support a governor when he's been accused of patronage, you get a state contract. See how that works? Lexington Herald-Leader

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