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  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ___ Gas falling under $3 nationwide: What to know NEW YORK (AP) — The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price of $2-something a gallon. The...

  • Ex-Union Carbide chief Anderson dead at 92

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, in 1984, has died in Florida at 92. Anderson's death was not announced by his family but was confirmed Friday by The Associated Press through public...

  • Weiland TV ad placements target women voters

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland's TV ads have aired during shows with women-dominated audiences as part of a play to attract a key voting bloc for Democrats in the South Dakota Senate race. Democrats in close races across the country have gender-tailored...

  • Deal, Carter report last-minute fundraising totals

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Nathan Deal has raised about $1 million during the last few weeks of his re-election bid, while Democratic opponent Jason Carter raised about $1.1 million. The Carter campaign said it will report about $238,000 in cash for the Atlanta state senator's final pitch to...

  • Baker insists fish tale true, got some info wrong

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — After a tight campaign, could the race for Massachusetts governor come down to a fish story? Democrat Martha Coakley, trailing Republican Charlie Baker in recent polls, called on her opponent Friday to answer "legitimate questions" about a story he tearfully...

  • Alabama governor to donate leftover campaign funds

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday he plans to set up a charitable organization to use leftover campaign funds for different projects, including perhaps for foster children and restoration of the Governor's Mansion. Bentley did something similar with his...

  • Milwaukee chief: Union vote is political move

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police angered by the firing of an officer who shot and killed a man in a downtown park took a vote expressing a lack of confidence in their chief, but the city's mayor said Friday that he was standing by Edward Flynn. Flynn fired Officer Christopher Manney...

  • Attorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluated

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — An attorney for the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham said Friday that he wants his client to be evaluated to determine his sanity. Attorney James Camblos made the request at an arraignment for Jesse L. Matthew Jr., 32, in...

  • Feds, Albuquerque reach deal on police reform

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department and New Mexico's largest city have reached an agreement to overhaul Albuquerque's police department amid several accusations of excessive force, agreeing to reforms that include new training and protocols for investigating officer...

  • NYPD's highest ranking black official quits

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD's highest-ranking black official abruptly quit Friday instead of taking a new post, a surprising move that caught city officials off guard at a time when the department is trying to mend relationships with minority communities. Chief Philip Banks III was to...

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