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  • Boy, 9, among 4 youths charged in robbery beating

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say four Rhode Island boys ranging from 9 to 14 years old robbed and beat a man in Providence. The attorney general's office says the four face first-degree robbery charges after using a wooden object and rocks to beat a 45-year-old...

  • More Democrats voting early in 2nd District race

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Early voting numbers in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District show that nearly twice as many Democrats have cast early ballots for the Nov. 4 general election as Republicans — a fact that could play significantly into whether incumbent Republican Lee Terry wins...

  • Pa. congressional races could produce surprises

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Many observers believe that the outcome of Pennsylvania's congressional races will only reaffirm the status quo, but Election Day surprises can never be ruled out. All but two of the state's 18 members of the U.S. House of Representatives are seeking...

  • 3-way race creates fireworks in northern Maine

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    CARIBOU, Maine (AP) — The Maine governor's race isn't the only three-way contest with candidates running neck-and-neck and the possibility of an independent playing the role of spoiler. Voters in Maine's sprawling 2nd Congressional District will decide a hard-fought race featuring...

  • Le Minh Thai, Vietnam war photographer, dies in US

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93. Thai died Oct. 10 at a nursing home in Encinitas, where he had been living for the past seven years, his daughter, Quynh Thai, told The Associated...

  • Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    PERRY, Ga. (AP) — Control of the Senate may turn on the ability of Democrats to regain some of the ground they've lost among rural and small town voters. The question is whether Democrats can limit Republicans' advantages outside cities, given how well the GOP has capitalized on many...

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; George P. Bush, candidate for Texas Land Commissioner. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press"...

  • Snyder, Schauer at odds over economy, jobs

    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican Rick Snyder is hyping jobs — "more and better jobs" — as he campaigns for another term as governor, contending that Michigan's resurgence is well underway and will continue under his guidance. Democrat Mark Schauer says the economic recovery is slowing...

  • AdWatch: Democrats make much of NC toll project

    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — TITLES: "Map." ''Toll." LENGTH: 30 seconds each. AIRING: The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee says it is running the pair of similar ads in the Charlotte, North Carolina, market in the last stage of the Senate campaign between Republican Thom Tillis and...

  • Chamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race

    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate with one glaring omission — the tight Georgia Senate race. Rob Engstrom, political director for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said...

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