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  • Kentucky earns No. 1 nod in AP preseason poll

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    The story seems to be the same every season at Kentucky: Lose star players to the NBA, replace them with another group of one-and-doners, compete for a national championship. The Wildcats changed the script this season: This year, the fabulous freshmen will be surrounded by other...

  • South Africa: Suspect arrested in soccer killing

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A suspect has been charged with the murder of Senzo Meyiwa, South Africa's national soccer team captain, authorities said Friday. The suspect, 25-year-old Zenokuhle Mbatha, will be held in custody until his next court appearance on Nov. 11, according to the Twitter...

  • Giants fans start early to snag prime parade spots

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of fans in Giants gear who were eager to cheer the World Series champions in rainy downtown San Francisco grabbed prime viewing spots early Friday, hours ahead of the celebratory parade expected to draw up to 2 million revelers. The parade will feature...

  • Christie visits Arkansas to tout GOP candidates

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie touted the Republican Party's nominees for governor and the U.S. Senate in Arkansas on Friday, as the GOP tries to build on its recent gains in a state that had been a Democratic holdout in the South. Headlining a rally with three...

  • Voters to decide North Dakota pharmacy ownership

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — On Election Day, North Dakota voters will have the chance to do what state lawmakers and the nation's highest court declined to do — reverse a half-century-old law requiring pharmacies to be majority-owned by pharmacists. The pharmacy ownership restriction — the...

  • Poll shows Warner ahead by 7 percentage points

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new poll shows incumbent Sen. Mark Warner with a seven percentage-points lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie. A Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University poll released Friday shows that likely voters favor Warner 51 percent to 44...

  • Brown visits Sullivan County after debate remarks

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Scott Brown headed straight for Sullivan County on Friday and defended his answer in a debate that had Democrats claiming he was unfamiliar with the geography of his new home state. In the WMUR-TV debate Thursday, Brown and...

  • Majority of early voters in Kansas are Republicans

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — More registered Republicans have cast early votes in Kansas than voters affiliated with other parties in the state, and GOP officials are trumpeting the data as a sign that Gov. Sam Brownback and U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts are headed toward re-election after tough races....

  • Edgar to campaign with Rauner for Ill. governor

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Former Gov. Jim Edgar will campaign with fellow Republican Bruce Rauner as Rauner makes his final push to become Illinois' next governor. Edgar is scheduled to join Rauner Monday in Bloomington, Springfield, Moline, Rockford and the Chicago suburbs. Rauner is in a...

  • Health care a key piece of Ky. Senate campaigns

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Rate filings indicate some of the 85,000 people who bought private health insurance plans through Kentucky's exchange could have to pay more for those plans in 2015. But state officials warned the complex math and federal subsidies involved in setting health...

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