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  • La. legislative session reaches its midway point

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Efforts to raise Louisiana's minimum wage and let school teachers carry guns to work appear jettisoned for the legislative session. Tougher restrictions on the payday lending industry and efforts to lessen marijuana penalties are on life support. And none of...

  • Majority of legislators accept automatic raise

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A majority of Alabama legislators accepted an automatic pay raise this spring, the last one they will receive under a controversial 2007 pay raise resolution. Legislators receive an annual raise in their monthly expense allowance to reflect any increase in...

  • 5 things to know about Mavericks-Spurs series

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    While San Antonio Spurs steamrolled toward their fourth 60-win season in 11 years, coach Gregg Popovich was asked if there is a secret formula for the franchise's almost unfathomable run of excellence. "Yes there is," said Popovich, in typical deadpan fashion. "Get the No. 1 pick in...

  • NASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first out-of-this-world humanoid robot is finally getting its space legs. For three years, Robonaut has had to manage from the waist up at the International Space Station. This new pair of legs means the experimental robot won't be stuck on a pedestal...

  • Range showdown draws armed supporters to Nevada

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — To self-described militia members sleeping in wind-whipped tents, drinking camp coffee and patrolling rocky hillsides with military-style weapons, protecting Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his family from an overreaching federal government is a patriotic duty....

  • SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

    MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week. Following its midday launch through cloudy skies, the Dragon cargo carrier...

  • Connecticut to study Rocky Hill Veterans Home

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — A push to end homelessness among Connecticut veterans by 2015 is generating renewed interest in the state's Veterans Home in Rocky Hill. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office is creating a working group that will determine the best way forward for the 90-acre...

  • 'Art of Video Games' exhibit coming to Toledo

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Video games are coming to the Toledo Museum of Art this summer. The museum is hosting a touring exhibition from the Smithsonian American Art Museum called "The Art of Video Games." Museum director Brian Kennedy says it's easy to see how artists are using their...

  • Sutton Foster and Jeanine Tesori bond backstage

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — There were two visitors to Sutton Foster's Broadway dressing room the other day. One was a new friend, the other an old one. One makes beautiful music. One just barks. Foster was entertaining composer Jeanine Tesori, who has written the music for Foster's latest...

  • When NY court named for ex-judge, another bristles

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York courthouse is being named for a recently retired judge, but another jurist is saying, "Objection!" The Post-Star of Glens Falls (http://bit.ly/1hXBKtx ) says the Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to name the county's...

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