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  • Fundraising reports due in Ohio statewide races

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Candidates for governor and Ohio's other statewide offices are getting ready to make their final filings before Election Day showing money raised and spent by their campaigns. State campaign finance reports due Thursday should show how far apart Republican Gov....

  • Early voting begins to kick off Md.'s election

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Registered voters can cast ballots in person before election day in Maryland during 10 days of early voting. Early voting begins Thursday and runs every day through next Thursday, Oct. 30. Voters can go to special sites in the county where they live. The State...

  • Man apprehended after jumping White House fence

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A 23-year-old Maryland man is in custody after he climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs. The incident came about a month after a previous White House fence...

  • 3 states deny gay unions despite appellate rulings

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Kansas, Montana and South Carolina leaders are fighting against same-sex marriages even though federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional. Officials in the three states are...

  • Disqualified tribal candidate persists in campaign

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race is holding out hope that election officials and tribal lawmakers will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot, despite the long odds. The Navajo Nation's highest court dismissed an appeal from...

  • HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens. That's prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back into long enrollment queues this year. The Obama administration wants more...

  • TV runner-up Aiken seeks win in NC House race

    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    ERWIN, N.C. (AP) — Clay Aiken still attracts a crowd 11 years after he became a national TV sensation. But finishing second in a bid for Congress won't cut it. The runner-up on TV's "American Idol" and "Celebrity Apprentice" is trying to beat the odds by winning a House seat as a...

  • 'Outsourcing' changes Georgia race in closing days

    Updated: 23 min ago

    MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Democrats are hoping to pull an upset in Georgia after GOP Senate nominee David Perdue has had to spend weeks defending his business record. Perdue has run as a former corporate executive with the experience necessary to help boost the economy. But Democrat...

  • Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements

    Updated: 38 min ago

    CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Police are tracking the recent movements of an Indiana man who confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims. Illinois law enforcement officials told The Associated Press Wednesday that Darren Vann may have traveled to Chicago's south suburbs...

  • Asia stocks down on mixed China data, weak Wall St

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after another slump in oil prices dragged Wall Street lower and China's manufacturing output grew at the slowest pace in five months. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was down 0.6 percent at 15,108.83 in afternoon trading, while Hong Kong's...

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