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  • Millions spent on Missouri road, farm proposals

    Updated: 45 min ago

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Supporters of a pair of Missouri ballot proposals have spent millions promoting the measures that would raises taxes for transportation and create a state constitutional right to farm, far outspending opponents, according to state finance reports. The...

  • Candidates rush to respond to flurry of attack ads

    Updated: 45 min ago

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A flurry of new TV ads has debuted in Pennsylvania's campaign for governor, sending candidates scrambling to counter the attacks as the spending and rhetoric ratchet up. Over the weekend, Democrat Tom Wolf began airing a TV ad that insists his family company,...

  • Judge tosses most serious charges in foiled plot

    Updated: 45 min ago

    WASECA, Minn. (AP) — A judge on Monday dismissed the most serious charges against a 17-year-old boy accused of plotting to kill his family and attack his southern Minnesota school. Waseca County Judge Gerald Wolf dismissed four counts of attempted murder and two counts of attempted...

  • Jury chosen in former Va. gov's corruption trial

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A jury of eight men and four women was selected Monday in the trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife, who are charged with trading the influence of his office in exchange for thousands of dollars in gifts and loans from a businessman. The panel for Bob...

  • 2 military satellites launched on Delta 4 rocket

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A Delta 4 rocket has lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying two satellites for the U.S. Air Force. The United Launch Alliance rocket was launched Monday evening. It will place a pair of satellites into orbit for the Air Force. The...

  • Jury in Ventura case to return Tuesday

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jurors in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle went home for the day Monday after hours of deliberations during which they told the judge at one point they didn't think they could reach a unanimous...

  • Man charged in teen's 9-month disappearance

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping 15-year-old Abigail "Abby" Hernandez more than nine months ago sometime after she left Kennett High School in Conway. Nathaniel Kibby, 34, was arrested without incident at his Gorham home, about...

  • Report: Man climbed atop basketball hoop in escape

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A physically fit inmate who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and breaking it apart, according to an investigative report released Monday. No one...

  • Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in...

  • Clinton to make 2 appearances with Grimes

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton will make two appearances in Kentucky next week with Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. Grimes' campaign said last week that Clinton would join her at a rally in eastern Kentucky but didn't announce where....

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