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  • Maine risks funding cut over food stamp policy

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Federal officials say Maine risks losing funding to administer its food stamp program unless it makes clear to recipients that having their photos placed on electronic benefit transfer cards is optional. In a letter sent to the Maine Department of Health and...

  • Arizona sheriff sues Obama over immigration moves

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff who has often clashed with the federal government over the enforcement of immigration laws has filed a lawsuit to stop new policies announced by President Barack Obama. The suit filed Thursday in federal court in Washington on behalf of Maricopa...

  • 2nd man walks free after judge dismisses 1975 case

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A second man convicted nearly 40 years ago in a 1975 Cleveland slaying has walked out of jail a free man. Sixty-year-old Wiley Bridgeman exited the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County jail just a couple hours after 57-year-old Ricky Jackson did the same. A judge...

  • EPA delays decision on ethanol in gas

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply. Last year the Environmental Protection Agency proposed to reduce the amount of ethanol in fuel for the first time, acknowledging...

  • Ford's new F-150 to get 26 mpg, tops among pickups

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup. The Ram truck is the current leader among pickups, getting up to 25 mpg on the highway with a gas...

  • Outfitter who maimed prey for clients sentenced

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — A western Colorado outfitter who captured and maimed mountain lions and bobcats to make hunting easier for clients has been sentenced to more than two years in prison. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced that 56-year-old Christopher W. Loncarich of Mack was...

  • Men want new trial on university sex-abuse claims

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Three men who unsuccessfully sued a former state university administrator in northeastern Pennsylvania over allegations that he sexually abused them are demanding a new trial. The accusers are former students at East Stroudsburg University. They say the judge made...

  • Eastern Oklahoma US attorney collects $3.2 million

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma collected more than $3.2 million in criminal and civil fines in the federal fiscal year that ended on Sept. 30. U.S. Attorney Mark Green said Friday that his office collected $417,196 in criminal...

  • Fuel economy of full-size pickups

    Updated: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Ford Motor Co. released the fuel economy for its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup on Friday. Here's how the truck stacks up to its competitors. The Ram is listed twice, for its diesel engine and its gas engine. Ram is the only light-duty pickup to offer a diesel engine.

  • Wrongly convicted woman declared innocent

    Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A woman who spent 17 years in a California prison for a murder she didn't commit has been declared factually innocent. Judge Mark Arnold made the ruling Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court in the case of Susan Mellen. City News Service says Mellen is...

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