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  • Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and African Americans live and worship in an effort to broaden his appeal among minority voters. The former Florida governor was in the central part...

  • Opening arguments personal in Kentucky Attorney General race

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Opening arguments in the campaign for Kentucky attorney general are laden with personal attacks, as Democrat Andy Beshear and Republican Whitney Westerfield seek to weaken each other before the November election. Republicans cite Beshear's lack of prosecutorial experience...

  • Del Mar Early Entries, Saturday August 1st, 2015

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    1st-$27,000, Claiming $16,000-$14,000, 3-Year-Olds & Up , One Mile 2nd-$19,000, Claiming $8,000-$7,000, 3-Year-Olds & Up , One Mile 3rd-$58,000, Claiming $50,000-$45,000, 3-Year-Olds , One Mile (T) 4th-$40,000, Claiming $25,000-$22,500, 3-Year-Olds Fillies, Six and One Half Furlongs...

  • Indian tribes set to begin marijuana sales

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Tourists soon may be able to go to a South Dakota Indian reservation, buy a cigarette-sized marijuana joint for $10 to $15 and try their luck at the nearby casino. In December, the Flandreau Santee Sioux expect to become the first tribe in the nation to grow and sell pot for...

  • Hope Outreach plans new ministry

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    With hopes to make success a possibility for those leaving incarceration, Hope Outreach is raising money for its new transitional housing ministry, which will help released inmates take control of their lives in a safe, affordable environment. The ministry is aimed at the hundreds of ex-inmates...

  • Radkey getting ready to release first full-length album with a 'mature' sound

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Radkey has been a touring band for four years, playing festivals, appearing on TV and radio shows, and earning acclaim from music media all over the world. In those four years the band has released two EPs: the five-track “Cat and Mouse” and the four-track “Devil Fruit,” both issued in 2013....

  • Prescription drug abuse reduction initiative launched

    Yesterday

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An initiative launched Wednesday in Montana aims to curb rampant prescription drug abuse. "Almost one person is dying every day from medications I or my colleagues have prescribed in good faith," emergency and family doctor William Gallea said at a press conference at St....

  • Lawmakers approve continued funding for 'drug czar'

    Yesterday

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawmakers agreed Wednesday to continue paying the state's "drug czar" for six more months, even as some officials questioned whether he's been effective in streamlining the state's response to heroin and opioid abuse. Gov. Maggie Hassan hired Jack Wozmak as the senior...

  • AP-FL--Florida News Digest 6 pm, FL

    Yesterday

    Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Florida. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Miami bureau at 305-594-5825 or miami@ap.org. David Fischer is on the desk. AP-Florida News Editor Terry Spencer can be reached at...

  • Death of ‘Queen of Versailles’ stars’ daughter caused by methadone, sertraline overdose

    Yesterday

    ORLANDO, Fla. — A lethal mixture of methadone and sertraline killed 18-year-old Victoria Siegel, the daughter of “Queen of Versailles” stars who was found unresponsive in her family’s Windermere, Fla., mansion in June, the medical examiner’s office announced Wednesday. Interim Chief Medical...

  • BC-AP Entertainment and Arts Digest,5th Ld-Writethru

    Yesterday

    If you have questions, please contact Shelley Acoca at sacoca@ap.org or Steve Loeper at sloeper@ap.org. Expanded AP content, beyond what appears here, can be obtained from http://www.apexchange.com. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact apcustomersupport@ap.org or call...

  • Autopsy: 'Versailles' daughter died of accidental overdose

    Yesterday

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An autopsy released Wednesday shows that the 18-year-old daughter of the stars of the "Queen of Versailles" documentary who had struggled with an addiction to a drug used to control her seizures died last month of an accidental overdose. Victoria Siegel's death was the...

  • Colorado Editorial Roundup

    Yesterday

    The Daily Sentinel, July 24, on No Child Left Behind: No Child Left Behind was an ambitious law when Congress passed it in 2002. But 13 years later, an entire generation of school children has cycled through an era of escalating standardized testing with little to show for it. The idea was to...

  • Former Tech employee indicted on felony theft charges

    Yesterday

    A former Texas Tech employee told a Lubbock police detective he stole from the university and from two other businesses to support his addiction to playing the Texas Lottery. A Lubbock County grand jury indicted Tuesday Douglas Sims on a three third-degree felony counts of theft between $20,000...

  • Funding for New Hampshire 'drug czar' up for debate

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Efforts to combat New Hampshire's heroin and opioid abuse problems have become embroiled in the budget battle between Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan and Republican lawmakers. The debate will play out Wednesday when a legislative committee must decide whether to accept...

  • From sober bars to clean spring breaks, helping young adults move beyond addiction

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    You get invited to grab drinks on a first date. Your friend’s birthday party is at a bar. Booze is flowing at places like ballparks and summer festivals where you like to hang out with your friends. Alcohol can be a big part of the social life of a 20-something. But what if you’re in recovery?...

  • Central Indiana county launching needle-exchange next week

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana county that won state approval last month to run a needle-exchange program will launch its push next week to combat the spread of diseases among intravenous drug users. Madison County Health Department spokeswoman Kellie Kelley said the needle-exchange...

  • BC-NH--New Hampshire News Digest 1:30 pm, NH

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Upcoming New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Good afternoon. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in New Hampshire. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Northern New England...

  • BC-NH--New Hampshire News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NH

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Upcoming New Hampshire news from The Associated Press for Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Good morning. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in New Hampshire. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Northern New England Correspondent...

  • Amid surge in deaths, Manchester police hosting heroin forum

    Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Manchester's police chief is hosting a forum for the public to talk about those who are adversely affected by opiate and heroin addiction. Chief Nick Willard is one of seven panel members conducting Tuesday's forum at the Salon Ballroom from 5 to 7 p.m. The forum will...



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