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  • Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia. A federal indictment unsealed...

  • NYC's aging bus terminal to get patchwork fixes

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans. Dark corridors of Manhattan's aging Port Authority Bus Terminal are...

  • No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation's capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not. The New Hampshire Liquor Commission recently clarified that Washington residents can buy...

  • Colorado Springs-area shooting centers gaining in popularity

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Ryan and Brenda are the reason that two indoor shooting ranges are under construction in the Pikes Peak region, and an outdoor range will open next month - demographically speaking, that is. Ryan, who asked that the couple's last name not be used, remembers a news story a few years...

  • Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    VILLA PARK, Ill. (AP) — Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their efforts for $15-an-hour pay and union membership by using nonviolent civil disobedience. More than 1,300 workers gathered in a...

  • Comic-Con gets first look at 'Mockingjay' trailer

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trailer for the next film in the popular "Hunger Games" series is making its premiere at Comic-Con. Fans gathered Friday at the Capitol Gallery in downtown San Diego, where holographic versions of two characters from the film offered visitors a silent welcome...

  • Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Saturday that Nissan North America Inc. is recalling certain lines of its...

  • Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A physicist from Armenia, a juice-maker from Bermuda and a Burmese sushi chef are crafting new careers in agriculture under a program that applies the business incubator model to farming. The Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming is one of dozens of...

  • FedEx charges raise online pharmacy issues

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions. The company says it would have to invade the privacy of...

  • Promises of easier nuclear construction fall short

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. nuclear industry has started building its first new plants in decades using prefabricated Lego-like blocks meant to save time and money and revive the once promising energy source. So far, it's not working. Quality and cost problems have cropped up...

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