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  • Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out new abortion restrictions that would have banned the procedure at most Texas facilities where women can legally end a pregnancy. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel on Friday sided with abortion clinics that challenged one of the most...

  • 2 Guard troops along border getting financial help

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    PHARR, Texas (AP) — The Texas National Guard says at least two of its troops have requested financial assistance after deployment to the Texas-Mexico border in response to a surge of children pouring illegally into the United States. Spokeswoman Lt. Col. Joanne MacGregor says the...

  • Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa — once more of it can be made. The monkeys were given the drug, ZMapp, three to five days after they...

  • New challenge for Ga. death penalty provision

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia death row inmate on Friday filed a new challenge to the state's requirement for defendants to prove intellectual disability beyond a reasonable doubt to be spared execution on those grounds. The lawsuit filed in Butts County Superior Court says a U.S. Supreme...

  • Maine company recalls 25,192 pounds of beef

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine company is recalling more than 25,000 pounds of beef dating to last November for failure to remove tissues that could potentially allow transmission of mad cow disease. State officials announced Friday that Bubier Meats of Greene is recalling fresh beef...

  • Bosma to pull Turner from leadership post-scandal

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Rep. Eric Turner is losing his House leadership role because of "irreconcilable conflicts" arising from his use of his public office to benefit his family's nursing home business, House Speaker Brian Bosma announced Friday. An Associated Press investigation...

  • Judge hears health advocacy groups' lawsuit

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge says he may rule as early as next week on a lawsuit accusing the state of failing to provide certain services required by the federal health care law. U.S. District Judge Todd Campbell on Friday heard the lawsuit filed by the Southern Poverty...

  • Maine health officials say EEE found in York pool

    Published: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been found in a mosquito pool in York. The sample was collected on Aug. 27 and it was tested Friday. Last year Maine identified EEE in three horses,...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    ___ As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out? NEW YORK (AP) — The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee. If only you had done that in the crashes that began in 2000 and 2008, you...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Fri, Aug 29, 2014

    ___ As stocks rise, so does anxiety: Time to get out? NEW YORK (AP) — The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee. If only you had done that in the crashes that began in 2000 and 2008, you...

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