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  • Omega to buy out rival Aviv in $3B all-stock deal

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Omega Healthcare will buy rival real estate investment trust Aviv in a $3 billion all-stock deal combining two companies that each run hundreds of nursing homes. Aviv shareholders will receive a portion of Omega stock valued at $34.97 for each Aviv share in a deal designed to be...

  • Child rape suspect returning to Massachusetts

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A child rape suspect who police say cut off a GPS monitoring device and went on a cross-country crime spree before being captured is being returned to Massachusetts. Massachusetts State Police and Southbridge police are scheduled to pick up Gregory Lewis from...

  • Zoeller reminds politicians about robocall ban

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's attorney general is reminding political candidates that using technology which automatically calls residential phone numbers and plays prerecorded messages is illegal in the state. Greg Zoeller (ZEHL'-ur) says robocalling won't be tolerated. He says...

  • Menino to lie in state at historic Faneuil Hall

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — The people of Boston will get their chance to pay final respects to former Mayor Tom Menino. Menino is scheduled to lie in state Sunday at Faneuil Hall, a Boston meeting hall since 1742. The event that starts at 10 a.m. is open to the public. A private funeral Mass for...

  • Group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossed

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Five Native Americans are asking a Virginia judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed after the group successfully challenged the team's name, arguing it is offensive. Lawyers for both sides were expected in federal court in Alexandria on Friday, where...

  • Hillary Clinton praises possible primary rivals

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has crossed paths recently with two possible Democratic presidential primary competitors: Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. At the University of Maryland on Thursday, Clinton praised O'Malley's...

  • How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    The Associated Press-GfK poll on issues in the midterm elections was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Oct. 16-20. It is based on online interviews of 1,608 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel. The original sample was...

  • Landrieu revisits Hurricane Katrina in Senate race

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is trying to remind voters of her effort six years ago to draw billions in federal disaster aid to Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina. Since then, Landrieu has lost much of that post-Katrina goodwill. As Election Day nears, Landrieu...

  • Illinois Dems dig deep to keep governor's office

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — At first blush, Illinois would seem to be a lock for an incumbent Democratic governor: The population leans left. Democrats control most of state government, and this year's race is likely to turn on the Chicago area, one of the few places President Barack Obama can...

  • Last chance for governor candidates to get digs in

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican rival Jeff Johnson are holding their final face-to-face debate before Minnesota voters decide the election. Friday's debate on Twin Cities Public Television's "Almanac" program is the fifth time they have met on stage....

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