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  • Massachusetts sloshing through messy winter storm

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts residents were sloshing their way through a messy winter storm that descended on the state on the day many people take to the highways for Thanksgiving travel. The first major winter storm of the season hit the state Wednesday, bringing a sloppy mixture of...

  • Traffic, police patrols expected to be higher

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Higher traffic volumes and a heavier police presence are expected on Michigan roadways during the Thanksgiving holiday period. About 1.5 million state residents are projected to travel at least 50 miles between Wednesday and Sunday — a 4 percent...

  • Winter storm snarls pre-Thanksgiving travel

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A winter storm in south-central Minnesota is creating difficult driving conditions on one of the busiest travel days of the year. The Minnesota State Patrol says troopers have handled nearly 400 crashes and more than 200 spinouts statewide as of 4 p.m. Wednesday....

  • Treetops Resort seeking bankruptcy reorganization

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DOVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Treetops Resort in the northern Lower Peninsula says it's seeking reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. bankruptcy law. Operators of the golf and ski resort say they made the filing Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Bay City. Treetops Resort is in...

  • Obama's immigration move disappoints businesses

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration left out some of the business community's top priorities, disappointing business leaders who might have stepped up to defend his policies in the face of Republican attacks. Months of lobbying by high-tech...

  • Snyder: Despite difference, 'all Michiganders'

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder is back in Michigan in time for Thanksgiving after a weeklong trade mission to China. He says Thanksgiving is a holiday that unites state residents from a wide variety of backgrounds. In a statement, Snyder says "Michigan is a big home for 10...

  • Christie tells what goes into his mashed potatoes

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has long boasted about his mashed potatoes, which he'll be whipping up Thursday for his family's Thanksgiving feast. Christie volunteered Wednesday at a soup kitchen in Newark. He says, "I don't have a lot of skills in cooking, but...

  • Missouri holiday travel off to semi-smooth start

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A small band of snow along a stretch of eastern Missouri briefly caused headaches for holiday drivers Wednesday, but otherwise it was smooth sailing for motorists on one of the busiest travel days of the year. At least a half-dozen semitrailers slid off...

  • Slushy snow expected during holiday travel in RI

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Slushy snow is expected to fall through peak holiday travel times in Rhode Island. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory through 7 a.m. Thursday in Providence and western Kent counties. It says the worst of the storm is expected...

  • Mississippi editorial roundup

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers: Nov. 26 The Greenwood (Mississippi) Commonwealth on GOP races: Rumors that Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is considering running for lieutenant governor against fellow Republican Tate Reeves next year may or may not...

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