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Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 13
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former city official who became a symbol of municipal greed was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison —less than half the...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 13
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A thunderstorm with wind gusts of more than 70 mph ripped a cargo ship’s anchors from the seafloor and caused it to run...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 13
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of a tow boat that ran aground Tuesday in Lake Pontchartrain said high waves caused by a passing storm broke a line...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 6
Judge blocks Mass. ban on painkiller BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has blocked Massachusetts from banning the powerful new painkiller Zohydro. U.S...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 7
BOSTON — Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 11
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 11
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines aircraft after he allegedly tried to open a door during flight was...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 22
WASHINGTON (AP) — The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don’t need to fret. If you’...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 4
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators gave final approval recently to a bill that would nullify city and county gun restrictions and ensure that it’...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 5
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A central Minnesota man who claimed he was defending himself when he repeatedly shot and killed two unarmed teenagers in...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 9
NEW YORK (AP) — The potty humor of “Captain Underpants” children’s books and the mature exploration of race and family violence by Nobel laureate...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 9
America’s annual tax reckoning is here once again and for many who have yet to file their federal tax return, that means a mad dash to beat Uncle Sam...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 12
SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who spent hours on a street corner Sunday with a sign declaring he’s a bully says the punishment in a...
Published on April 14, 2014 - Page 13
AUGUSTA, Ga. — One of golf’s most exciting players squeezed most of the drama out of the Masters on Sunday. That’s just fine with Bubba Watson. All...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 9
County bans pastor over Quran burning BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A pastor who was arrested this past Sept. 11 while attempting to burn 2,998 Qurans at a...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 25
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s human resources agency has released a list of hundreds of former workers who are barred from ever returning to state...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 25
Police say man with illegal goat nabbed DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say they have taken control of a goat whose owner tried to flee with the...
Published on April 12, 2014 - Page 1
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) —Hauling a truckload of logs to a Southern Oregon mill last fall, Chris Hill noticed a sheriff’s deputy behind him and flashed...
Published on April 12, 2014 - Page 2
Cops kill hostage by mistake LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies shot dead a hostage by mistake as he fled from a knife-wielding attacker in West...
Published on April 12, 2014 - Page 4
ORLAND, Calif. — It was a busload of opportunity: 44 low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college...

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