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 2020-10-25 18:17 

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Former longtime New Mexico lawmaker Nick Salazar dies at 91...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Former New Mexico state Rep. Nick Salazar, who served in the Legislature for 46 years until his retirement in 2018, has died. He was 91. State officials said Salazar died late Friday. No cause of death was immediately available. But ...

 2020-10-25 18:09 

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Indiana's COVID-19 hospitalizations highest since April...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana's hospitals entered the weekend with their most COVID-19 patients since the first weeks after the coronavirus outbreak reached the state seven months ago, according to state health officials. The state health department has...

 2020-10-25 18:03 

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Iowa man died after apparently falling out tree stand...

OLLIE, Iowa (AP) - A 76-year-old man died after he apparently fell from a tree stand while hunting, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said. The agency said law enforcement officers found Raymond Byers' body after he was reported missing Thursda...

 2020-10-25 18:03 

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EDITORIAL: Voting early nullifies late debates...

Americans admire decisive action, but there aren't many handed out for going off half-cocked. Tens of millions of Americans tuned in Thursday night to watch Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden match wits in their final showdown before the 2...

 2020-10-25 18:03 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Biden belongs behind bars...

During the last presidential debate, the real Joe Biden came out and showed what a pathological liar he is. Througout the event, when challenged he shook his head from side to side and denied what most of the public has seen in the news. His son's lap...

 2020-10-25 18:03 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Left, right must come together...

Demented Democrats, anyone? The woods are full of them. The more common one is the basement dweller, as seen on television debating Donald Trump. This particular specimen is a great metaphor for how deep and dark Democrats are taking the world. President ...

 2020-10-25 18:03 

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Biden corruption the tip of the iceberg...

I struggle to believe that anyone needs to watch a debate on television before making a decision on which presidential candidate to vote for. Debates on television are media events aimed at raising ratings. Joe Biden may go down hard over the information ...

 2020-10-25 17:49 

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AOC backs Pelosi if she's 'most progressive' speaker candidate...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, New York Democrat, said Sunday that she would support House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's bid for another speakership — if the California Democrat is the most progressive contender. Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, the most prominent m...

 2020-10-25 17:42 

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Amy Coney Barrett sent to Senate, confirmation likely Monday...

Senate Republicans advanced President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett Sunday on a party-line vote, setting up her final confirmation vote for Monday night that is all but certain to succeed. By 51 to 48, Judge Barrett's confirmatio...

 2020-10-25 17:35 

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Shasta County returns to less restrictive virus tier...

REDDING, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California county has been moved back to a less restrictive tier for coronavirus infections after pleading with state officials to avoid closing down businesses. Shasta County will return to the red tier for substantial v...

 2020-10-25 17:34 

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North Dakota confirms 851 new virus cases, lowest in 4 days...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota health officials on Sunday reported 851 new cases of the coronavirus, the lowest total since the state set a daily record with 1,038 positive tests on Thursday. The update showed eight new deaths, including three people ...

 2020-10-25 17:34 

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Analysis: La. session ends with petition debated for months...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The direct strike at Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' coronavirus restrictions didn't come through legislative action in the special session that Republican lawmakers called primarily to undermine the Democratic governor...

 2020-10-25 17:33 

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Health experts question Pence campaigning as essential work...

Health policy specialists questioned White House officials' claim that federal rules on essential workers allow Vice President Mike Pence to continue to campaign and not quarantine himself after being exposed to the coronavirus. Campaigning is not an ...

 2020-10-25 17:30 

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Gretchen Whitmer: No evidence of Biden wrongdoing...

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer defended Sunday former Vice President Joseph R. Biden against claims that his son leveraged the family name for foreign cash, saying there was "not a scintilla of evidence that there was wrongdoing by Joe Biden." She...

 2020-10-25 17:28 

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Police investigate death of 18-year-old in car crash...

FLOYD, Va. (AP) - Police in Virginia are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left a teenager dead. Virginia State Police said Katerina Renee Higgins, 18, was driving a Ford Mustang in Floyd County early Sunday when the car left the road and struck a...

 2020-10-25 17:27 

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Sudan says it will discuss trade, migration with Israel...

CAIRO (AP) - Sudanese and Israeli officials will meet in the coming weeks to discuss a package of cooperation deals to "achieve the mutual interests of the two peoples," Sudan's Foreign Ministry said Sunday. The ministry statement came three d...

 2020-10-25 17:23 

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Authorities: Man steals police car in NJ, crashes it in NYC...

BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) - A man who stole a police cruiser from an accident scene in northern New Jersey eventually led authorities on a pursuit into New York City that ended when the driver crashed into a parked car, officials said, Frank Suarez, 31, of Bayon...

 2020-10-25 17:21 

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Law enforcement fatally shoots Arkansas man in Kansas...

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is investigating after an Arkansas man was shot and killed by law enforcement officers after a police pursuit. Wesley Jordan, 32, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, died in the shooting Friday in Independ...

 2020-10-25 17:18 

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Tennessee death row inmate's family awaits miracle DNA test...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Carl Payne believes his son is innocent of murder. He believes that for 33 years, his son has been wrongfully imprisoned, facing the death penalty. And he believes that God has allowed it, choosing this family like the biblical Queen...

 2020-10-25 17:17 

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How retailers are reinventing Black Friday during COVID-19...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Will COVID-19 finally be the thing that makes Black Friday a thing of the past? With the coronavirus spreading, local businesses and national retailers can't risk attracting the crowds that normally show up - often camping outsi...

 2020-10-25 17:16 

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Sheriff: Boy, 3, fatally shoots self at his birthday party...

PORTER, Texas (AP) - A 3-year-old Houston-area boy was killed when he shot himself accidentally at his own birthday party, sheriff's officials said. The incident was reported shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday at a home in Porter, 25 miles (40 kilometers) ...

 2020-10-25 17:11 

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Man charged after fatal police-involved shooting in Chicago...

CHICAGO (AP) - A 25-year-old man arrested after a fatal police shooting in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood has been charged in connection with another shooting that drew officers to the scene. Saul Zaragoza faces attempted first-degree murder, a...

 2020-10-25 17:10 

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Is the escalator down? Servicing Vegas Strip lifts a chore...

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Rarely does a day go by without a Las Vegas Strip elevator or escalator out of service. Between routine maintenance, cleaning and vandalism, the machines face a number of hurdles that deter smooth operations. For some people, taking the s...

 2020-10-25 17:08 

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Are neighboring states part of rural Minnesota virus growth?...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Statistics from Minnesota health officials show that the 10 counties with the fastest growth in coronavirus cases since the beginning of October are all in rural parts of the state, many of which border surrounding states. Adjusted for ...

 2020-10-25 17:06 

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Man fatally stabbed in San Juan County; Sister is in custody...

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) - A woman has been accused of fatally stabbing her older brother in San Juan County, authorities said, County Sheriff's officials said 22-year-old Mykelti Brown was arrested Saturday in the area of Crouch Mesa and she was beng he...

 2020-10-25 17:03 

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NYPD probing officer who blared 'Trump 2020' from patrol SUV...

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department said it is investigating after an officer was seen on video Saturday saying "Trump 2020" over a patrol vehicle's loudspeaker. Commissioner Dermot Shea tweeted Sunday that the officer's behavio...

 2020-10-25 17:01 

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Police: dispute between neighbors turns fatal...

WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) - Police in Maryland say a dispute between neighbors became fatal after a man was stabbed in the chest. Westminster Police said they responded to a fight in progress Saturday evening but the individuals involved left before the offic...

 2020-10-25 16:54 

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Maine Press Association announces contest winners...

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) - The Portland Press Herald, The Ellsworth American, York County Coast Star and Maine Sunday Telegram have won top honors in their divisions in the Maine Press Association annual contest. CentralMaine.com, The Maine Monitor and The Camd...

 2020-10-25 16:54 

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Black D.C. archbishop's rise marks a historic moment...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory is set to become the first Black U.S. prelate to assume the rank of cardinal in the Catholic Church, a historic appointment that comes months after nationwide demonstrations against racial injust...

 2020-10-25 16:31 

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Kansas man dies when truck collides with train near Udall...

UDALL, Kan. (AP) - A man from Wichita died when his pickup truck was struck by a train southeast of Udall, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. Mike Saengsavath died in the collision Saturday. The patrol said his pickup was struck by the train after he failed ...

 2020-10-25 16:29 

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Police investigate shooting of 17-year-old...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Police in Delaware said they are investigating a shooting that left a 17-year-old injured. Wilmington Police said the shooting occurred late Saturday. The injured teenager was taken to a local hospital with a gunshot wound where he...

 2020-10-25 16:23 

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Police: 4 men shot in Raleigh...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina said they are investigating a shooting that left four men injured. Raleigh Police said they responded to a shooting early Sunday. Four men had gunshot wounds. One man was taken to a local hospital by EMS while...

 2020-10-25 16:19 

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Court invalidates Florida county ordinance on airboat noise...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A court has invalidated a Florida county's ordinance that restricted noise from airboats to certain times each day. A panel of three judges in Alachua County recently ruled that the county's airboat noise ordinance conflic...

 2020-10-25 16:11 

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Police: man who escaped from detention center captured...

TOWSON, Md. (AP) - Police in Maryland said they've captured an escaped prisoner who assaulted a correctional officer and scaled a barbed-wire fence. Baltimore County Police said Kyle Rogowski escaped Saturday evening and was apprehended Sunday morning...

 2020-10-25 16:10 

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Study: New Mexico's oil and gas collapse could last years...

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) - Economic analysts are warning that New Mexico could be unable to rely on its oil and gas industry as the market continues to struggle amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Lease fees, royalty payment and taxes from oil and gas operations accou...

 2020-10-25 16:02 

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Police: Indiana man was naked with knife when officer shot...

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (AP) - A southeastern Indiana man was naked and holding a knife when he confronted a police officer who fatally shot him in the hallway of an apartment building where a woman was found killed, police said. The man killed in the early Sa...

 2020-10-25 15:59 

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AP source: NFL fines Titans $350,000 for COVID-19 outbreak...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The NFL has fined the Tennessee Titans $350,000 for violating protocols leading to the league's first COVID-19 outbreak during the season, a person familiar with the discipline told The Associated Press. The Titans had 24 peopl...

 2020-10-25 15:58 

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Former police officer acquitted on sex assault allegations...

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) - A former northeastern Pennsylvania police officer accused of using his badge to sexually assault eight women while on duty has been acquitted on all counts. Robert Collins, 55, of Wright Township, had retired last year after a doz...

 2020-10-25 15:57 

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Man convicted of 2019 killing at Kansas City gas station...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas City man has been convicted in a fatal shooting in 2019 in downtown Kansas City. Timothy Fernandez, 43, was convicted Friday of second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the February 2019 shooting of Michael Brown ...

 2020-10-25 15:56 

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Clashes over separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh continue...

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Fighting over the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region continued Sunday, as Armenia and Azerbaijan reiterated their commitment to a peaceful resolution of their decades-old conflict and blamed each other for hindering one after four ...

 2020-10-25 15:55 

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Arizona reports 1,392 new COVID-19 cases and 5 more deaths...

Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 1,392 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths. It's the highest reported single-day case total in the state since Sept. 17. Arizona continues to see a slow yet steady increase in the avera...

 2020-10-25 15:55 

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Boat sewage pumpout grants will help keep state waters clean...

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. (AP) - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is awarding $37,500 in matching grants to help make state coastal waters cleaner. The grants funded under the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Clean Vessel Act will help communiti...

 2020-10-25 15:52 

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Horses killed in multi-vehicle accident in Virginia...

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) - Two horses that police say were "running loose in the roadway" were killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Virginia. Suffolk Police said the accident occurred Saturday evening and that two different passenger vehicles struck the...

 2020-10-25 15:47 

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3 men found shot fatally in Dallas warehouse district...

DALLAS (AP) - Police say three men have been found shot fatally in a northwest Dallas warehouse district early Sunday. Officers went to the scene about 2:30 a.m. Sunday where they found the wounded men. A police statement says one man died at the scene wh...

 2020-10-25 15:36 

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Biden aide accuses Trump of 'trying to distort' Biden position on oil...

The Biden campaign continued Sunday to engage in damage control on the Democrat's debate pledge to "transition from the oil industry," accusing President Trump of "trying to distort Joe Biden's position." Biden campaign deputy mana...

 2020-10-25 15:26 

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Maduro foe joins family in Spain after fleeing Venezuela...

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) - After more than six years in confinement, Venezuela'n opposition leader Leopoldo Lpez is a free man and has been reunited with his family in Madrid. Lpez arrived Sunday in the Spanish capital following what aides described as...

 2020-10-25 15:25 

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Pelosi to seek another term as speaker if Democrats keep control of House...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday she would seek another term as speaker if Democrats retain control after the Nov. 3 elections. Asked by CNN's Jake Tapper if she was "going to run for another term as speaker," she replied that, as long a...

 2020-10-25 15:23 

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Newspaper: Arizona is lax in inspecting school buildings...

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona law requires that the School Facilities Board inspect all district school buildings once every five years for building deficiencies and conduct preventive maintenance inspections at 20 randomly selected districts every 30 months. Ac...

 2020-10-25 15:22 

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NH warns of possible virus exposure at 3 establishments...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire health officials are advising people who went to several establishments across the state to get tested for the coronavirus due to possible exposure. The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services says a person...

 2020-10-25 15:21 

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Freehold looks to make up ground in NJ sports betting race...

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - Slow out of the gate as New Jersey sprinted ahead in the nascent U.S. sports betting market, Freehold Raceway is hoping to catch up to the pack as the latest entity in the state to offer it. The oldest harness racing track in the U.S...

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