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  • State plan is aimed at helping Alabama veterans

    Updated: 41 min ago

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — State officials have a new plan they say will improve and coordinate services for Alabama veterans and their families. A state commission appointed by Gov. Robert Bentley on Friday released details of the effort. Among the goals: To reduce unemployment and...

  • Report: Oral health has improved for NH children

    Updated: 41 min ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A new report is showing there's been statewide progress in children's oral health in New Hampshire. The report released recently by the HNH Foundation found significant improvement since a survey done in 2009, with a 31.7 percent decrease in untreated tooth decay...

  • Mets pitcher Familia has hernia surgery

    Updated: 55 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Jeurys Familia has undergone hernia surgery. The team said Dr. Bill Meyers operated to repair bilateral sports hernias on Friday in Philadelphia. Familia was en route to his home in the Dominican Republic, the Mets said Saturday. The 25-year-old was 2-5...

  • Arizona lawmakers eye e-cigarette tax

    Updated: 55 min ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona lawmakers are considering taxes on electronic cigarettes as a way to help cover a $1 billion budget shortfall, the Arizona Capitol Times reported (http://bit.ly/10qLUN5 ). "It's one option of many that we should look at at the Legislature," said state Democratic...

  • Yosemite rangers try to keep hungry bears at bay

    Updated: 55 min ago

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Rangers at Yosemite National Park say they're in a constant battle to keep wild black bears — with their ultra-keen noses and powerful paws — far away from humans. Ranger Scott Gediman said that destructive bear encounters have plunged by 92 percent since 1998,...

  • 3 officers suspected of sharing nude photos

    Updated: 55 min ago

    MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — A California Highway Patrol officer suspected of stealing nude and racy photos from the cellphones of women arrested on drunken driving charges sent the pictures to at least two fellow officers in what he called a game, according to court documents. Officer...

  • Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

    Updated: 55 min ago

    APOPKA, Fla. (AP) — The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business executive; a pharmacist-turned-veteran lawmaker; and a juvenile delinquent-turned-lawyer. And all balk at the umpteenth "How does...

  • Downtown Phoenix hotel evacuated by fire

    Updated: 55 min ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix hotel is working to relocate hundreds of guests after a fire triggered an evacuation Saturday morning. Shanna Wolfe, a spokeswoman for Sheraton Downtown Phoenix Hotel, says about 800 guests as well as hotel staff were safe after a fire erupted around 11 a.m....

  • Ebola: NY had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast

    Updated: 56 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start. The contrast in handling two Ebola diagnoses highlights how differently cities and...

  • NASCAR-Camping World Truck-Kroger 200 Lineup

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    1. (34) Darrell Wallace Jr., Toyota, 96.224. 2. (17) Timothy Peters, Toyota, 96.195. 3. (88) Matt Crafton, Toyota, 96.132. 4. (00) Cole Custer, Chevrolet, 95.912. 5. (29) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 95.864. 6. (20) Gray Gaulding, Chevrolet, 95.83. 7. (98) Johnny Sauter, Toyota, 95.772....

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