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  • Tourism, agriculture seen as key in Appalachia

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SLADE, Ky. (AP) — Sitting at a state resort in the mountains of eastern Kentucky, officials highlighted the need for more money to market the area to tourists as a way to restart the community's economy in the wake of thousands of job losses from the declining coal industry. The...

  • Redskins defense: 0 to 10 _ and back _ in a hurry

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins defense has proved it can go from zero to 10 in seven days — and then back to zero just as quickly. The Redskins didn't have a sack in Weeks 1 and 3, but they tied a franchise record by hitting double digits in Week 2. It's just one of...

  • Mets extend GM Sandy Alderson through 2017

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sandy Alderson is sticking with the New York Mets — and he might have some more money to throw around. The team announced a contract extension Tuesday for Alderson that runs through 2017 and gives the general manager a chance to finish the rebuilding project he started...

  • Dayton holds 2-to-1 cash edge over GOP's Johnson

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has a nearly two-to-one cash advantage over Republican challenger Jeff Johnson heading into Election Day. Johnson raised more money than Dayton in the two-month period ending Sept. 16. But Dayton's larger cash stockpile plus a bigger infusion...

  • Democratic treasury candidate files finance report

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic state treasurer candidate Sean Barney has filed a campaign finance report for the primary election cycle that ended earlier this month. Barney on Tuesday reported raising about $10,700 in the three weeks ending Sept. 1, while spending about $13,500....

  • Sheriff: Distraction may have killed Nevada racer

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A veteran race driver from California may have been distracted for a moment before his silver 1997 Porsche 993 crashed off a sweeping turn and exploded into a fireball close to the finish line of a high-speed highway road rally in rural Nevada, the local sheriff said...

  • Mercedes labor chief seeks UAW foothold in Alabama

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The head labor official on Daimler AG's supervisory board says he considers it "unacceptable" that the German automaker's Mercedes plant in Alabama stands alone among the company's factories around the world without union representation for its workers. Michael Brecht, who took over...

  • Prosecutor: Convicted developer hoarded cash

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former developer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for fraudulently obtaining tax credits and then plotting to flee the country while he was supposed to be liquidating assets to raise money to repay his victims. Billy Gene Jefferson was awaiting...

  • Titans sign TE Chase Coffman, waive WR T.J. Graham

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a contract with tight end Chase Coffman and have waived wide receiver T.J. Graham Coffman had signed with the Titans in training camp but was waived as part of the team's final preseason cut. He had six catches for...

  • Top GOP names help Roberts in Kansas Senate race

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Sarah Palin and other high-profile Republicans are coming to Kansas this week to boost Sen. Pat Roberts' chances of re-election in an unexpectedly crucial race for the GOP, while a well-funded television ad began airing Tuesday targeting his opponent. Palin,...

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