Trumbull, Mark, The Christian Science Monitor
Education Secretary Lauro Cavazos said Wednesday that for the fourth straight year US students have shown no overall improvement, citing college entrance test scores. The Commerce Department reported that the index of leading indicators rose strongly in March, and factory orders, posted the biggest gain since December 1988. Florida Gov. Bob Martinez (R) vetoed a 4-cent-a-gallon gas tax hike and construction bill Wednesday as roadbuilders ringed the Capitol with heavy equipment to protest his decision. In north Texas, heavy rains and flash floods killed three people Wednesday and hundreds fled their homes. CAPITOL HILL
The House Wednesday approved a …
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