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  • Ferguson residents clean up, hope for calm night

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Business owners and residents boarded up windows and cleared away debris Wednesday as Ferguson sought a tentative return to normal after two nights of unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case. Protesters continued to hold scattered...

  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Star Tribune, Nov. 25 Hoping for healing as Ferguson reverberates The CNN split-screen told the story: While President Obama urged calm from the White House Monday night, fires were already burning on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. It was the sadly predictable response to a...

  • Coast Guard suspends search for overdue crabber

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Coast Guard says an 18-foot boat belonging to a crab fisherman missing in waters near Anacortes, Washington, has been found overturned and grounded on rocks. The active search for 48-year-old Dean Harvey of Bremerton has been suspended. Petty Officer 3rd Class...

  • Company signs letter of intent with drone park

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's congressional delegation says Northrop Grumman has signed a letter of intent with Grand Fork's Grand Sky aerospace tech park. The aerospace company will become the anchor tenant at Grand Sky, a business complex for unmanned aircraft systems that...

  • Undeclared cash lands pilot in jail in Puerto Rico

    Updated: 35 min ago

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A pilot who runs an executive jet company that has transported the president of Guyana was arrested after U.S. agents found more than $600,000 in undeclared cash inside his aircraft during a stop in Puerto Rico, authorities said Wednesday. Khamraj Lall,...

  • Tennessee editorial roundup

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: Nov. 26 The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennessee, on Hagel's firing: The firing of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel — and that's what it was despite the anodyne official words about "mutual agreement" — reflects strategic confusion and...

  • LGBT activism growing in conservative Panhandle

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — In conservative Pensacola, Sara Latshaw feared her months-long campaign to get the city council to recognize domestic partnerships was about to fail. Looking at 17 scheduled speakers during a public discussion just before the December 2013 vote, she knew 10 were...

  • Budget could force Coast Guard changes at Eufaula

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    EUFAULA, Ala. (AP) — Lake Eufaula may be losing its U.S. Coast Guard station along the Alabama-Georgia border. Chief Petty Officer Patrick Haughey tells the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (http://bit.ly/1ChOJAA ) a shutdown could result from congressional budget talks. The Coast Guard...

  • Audit: Missouri commission kept veterans in dark

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Veterans Commission poorly communicated with veterans when handling pension and disability claims, according to Auditor Tom Schweich's report released Wednesday. Schweich's office found the Veterans Service Offices properly handled pension and...

  • $1.8M verdict upheld in 'American Sniper' case

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has rejected a request from the widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle to order a new trial or toss a jury's verdict in favor of former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura. Ventura was awarded $1.8 million in a defamation lawsuit that alleged Kyle made up...

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