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  • Study: Lake Erie silt dumping isn't fueling algae

    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal agency that has resisted calls to stop depositing tons of mud and soil in western Lake Erie said new research shows that the dumping isn't contributing to the rising number of harmful algae outbreaks in recent few years. The study released by the U.S....

  • Coast Guard aids woman injured on cruise ship

    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Coast Guard says its crews responded to help a woman who was injured in a fall on a cruise ship near Smith Point in Maryland. A crewmember aboard the Grandeur of the Seas ship contacted the Coast Guard around 10 p.m. Friday night and requested a medical evacuation...

  • Coast Guard warns of falling Lake Erie water temps

    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Coast Guard officials are warning boaters on the Great Lakes of falling water temperatures despite continuing warm weather. Safety officials with the U.S. Coast Guard Ninth District in Cleveland say water temperatures in Lake Erie are down to 60 degrees Fahrenheit...

  • Key cases of Mexican military accused of crimes

    Updated: Sat, Sep 27, 2014

    Charges against Mexican military personnel are rare. Most cases involving active duty personnel are handled by military courts, which give little, if any, information about their resolution. Here are some of the key cases, either federal or military, involving charges against Mexican...

  • New Colorado Springs VA clinic celebrates official opening

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    With speeches, a ribbon and oversized scissors Friday, local leaders gave an official welcome to Colorado Springs' new Veterans Affairs clinic on the city's west side. The 76,000-square-foot facility at Centennial Boulevard and Fillmore Street has been open to patients for nearly a...

  • Federal agent impostor in NY gets 6 months' prison

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A would-be police officer who posed as a federal homeland security agent — complete with a phony badge, a fake gun and a car with lights and sirens — has been sentenced in New York to six months in prison and six more of home confinement. Carl Osborne was...

  • Mexico army holds 8 soldiers in June killing of 22

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — An army officer and seven soldiers face disciplinary action for their participation in the killing of 22 people in rural southern Mexico, but the army remained mum Friday on what roles they played. The Mexican Defense Department said he eight were involved in the...

  • US official says Khorasan Group threat to aviation

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An al-Qaida cell in Syria known as the Khorasan Group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes this week, represents "a clear and present danger" to commercial flights to Europe and the United States, the Obama administration's top aviation security official said...

  • White House hints at fall confirmation for next AG

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Could the White House be hinting at when President Barack Obama might nominate a new attorney general? The White House won't give away Obama's timeline. But press secretary Josh Earnest pointed out Friday that there is precedent for the Senate confirming nominees in...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: Fri, Sep 26, 2014

    ___ Why rate hikes are good news for stocks NEW YORK (AP) — It's no surprise that the prospect of a Federal Reserve rate hike worries stock investors. The Fed's unprecedented economic stimulus has in large part driven a surge in stock prices since 2009. The central bank has bought...

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