• Role of pot candy probed in apparent suicide in Colorado

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in Colorado are investigating whether marijuana candy played a role in the suspected suicide of a 22-year-old Oklahoma man. Luke Gregory Goodman of Tulsa died Tuesday at a hospital after apparently shooting himself in the head. Witnesses say he...

  • Hobbs sees growth, but exodus from New Mexico continues

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    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A portion of southeastern New Mexico's oil patch is again among the top 10 fastest growing areas in the nation, according to new data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Hobbs area saw its population increase more than 2 percent to nearly 70,000...

  • UN Mideast envoy calls on Security Council for Israel action

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    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.'s top Mideast envoy challenged the Security Council on Thursday to lead the way to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, suggesting it should present a framework for negotiations that "may be the only way to preserve the goal of a two-state...

  • Argentine appeals court throws out case against president

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a case accusing President Cristina Fernandez and other top officials of a major cover-up deal with Iran, giving a victory of sorts to an administration that has been rocked by the mysterious death of the...

  • Animal anthrax confirmed in 2 heifers in Stanley County

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    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's state veterinarian says animal anthrax has killed two young cows in Stanley County. Dr. Dustin Oedekoven tells The Mitchell Daily Republic (http://bit.ly/1M7k2TK ) that the 11-month old replacement heifers died suddenly last week. Laboratory testing...

  • BASEBALL 2015: Hurry up! Nats, Cubs, Red Sox on the clock

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    Even before Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and the rest of the ramped-up Washington Nationals hit the field for their first full-squad workout at spring training, they got the message. There it was, printed across the top of a practice schedule posted in the clubhouse at Space Coast...

  • Wednesday's prep roundup: Ben Brummel no-hits Colorado Academy

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
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    Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BASEBALL St. Mary's 7, Colorado Academy 0 At Arizona: Ben Brummel finished his sixth inning and walked off the mound and immediately toward St. Mary's coach Bill Percy. Brummel asked if he could...

  • Wednesday's high school box scores

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    Box scores from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. baseball high school mingus (Ariz.) 12, discovery canyon 2 Mingus 2 520 201 - 12 12 3 Discovery Canyon 2 000 000 - 2 3 1 Mingus- Kelley (W) 7 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 3 K.Kelley 1-2, 3 R, 2...

  • UK prime minister, opposition leader in live TV interviews

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — It wasn't quite a debate, but back-to-back live televised interviews of Prime Minister David Cameron and opposition leader Ed Miliband were billed Thursday as the unofficial campaign kickoff six weeks before Britain's general election. The two did not share a stage or...

  • Mexico City businesses cite losses during Bond filming

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The leader of small businesses in Mexico City's historic downtown district says owners have complained of a 60 percent drop in sales during the first week of filming of the new James Bond movie, "Spectre." Officials have announced some street closures in the nearly...

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