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  • Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment told state pot regulators they...

  • Ohio agency to get $300,000 for Ebola protection

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health won approval Monday to buy thousands of additional protective outfits to prepare for the possibility of the state's first Ebola case. The agency, acting because a Dallas nurse tested positive for the virus after flying from Texas to...

  • State calls for mental health insurance review

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington's insurance commissioner has ordered all companies selling health insurance in the state to review their mental health policies in the wake of a Washington Supreme Court decision earlier this month. The court ruled that health insurers must cover...

  • Alabama House speaker arrested on felony charges

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Powerful Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard has been arrested on felony ethics charges, accused of using public office for personal gain. Hubbard was indicted by a grand jury on 23 charges accusing him of misusing his speaker's office and his previous post as...

  • Concussion lawsuit vs. NHL filed in federal court

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The consolidated class-action lawsuit by former NHL players against the league over concussion-related injuries has been filed in federal court. Attorneys for the ex-players filed the complaint Monday in Minnesota. The case had been assigned to U.S. District...

  • Early voting begins for Arkansas midterm election

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Thousands of Arkansas residents took advantage of early voting Monday in a closely watched midterm election highlighted by an expensive U.S. Senate race that could determine which party controls the chamber. Nearly 22,000 voters had cast a ballot by late...

  • NY pol: Bar planes if anyone came from West Africa

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Republican candidate for governor said Monday that entire planeloads of passengers should be turned away at Kennedy Airport if anyone aboard is coming from the African nations plagued with Ebola. Rob Astorino said during a telephone news conference...

  • Miller, Ware are enjoying bounce-back seasons

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — When DeMarcus Ware teamed up with Von Miller in Denver, the two of them fantasized about what kind of tandem they'd be if they could both stay healthy. Neither man wanted to mention how many sacks they could collect individually. But Ware suggested that between...

  • In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — They say you can never truly go home again, but for Barack Obama, perhaps the old adage doesn't apply. Across the country, far more Americans say they disapprove of the president than approve. He's so politically toxic that Democratic candidates in tough races are...

  • Voynov suspended on domestic violence suspicion

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NHL suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov indefinitely Monday after the two-time Stanley Cup winner's arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. Voynov was booked and released at the Redondo Beach jail after his arrest early Monday morning at a...

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