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SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Mike Leary has announced that he plans to retire May 18 as editor of the San Antonio Express-News. According to the newspaper , the 69-year-old journalist says he's retiring to travel and spend more time with his five grandchildren. Leary came to the Express-News in [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on Kauai flooding from a weekend storm (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A portion of highway along Kauai's north shore blocked by landslides after a weekend deluge will remain closed for several weeks. Crews are working to clear more than a dozen landslides on Kuhio [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - A nationwide wave of teacher unrest spread to the southern Colorado city of Pueblo on Friday, as educators voted overwhelmingly to strike for better pay. A walkout could not start at least until May while the state decides whether to intervene, The Pueblo Chieftain reported . [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - Workplace safety regulators say they are investigating two incidents at automaker Tesla's factory in Northern California. The New York Times reported Friday that the investigations come after the Center for Investigative Reporting catalogued a series of workplace injuries at Tesla. California's Division of Occupational Safety and [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has been discharged from the hospital and is recuperating from an intestinal issue at his family home in Indiana, his agency said Friday. HHS spokeswoman Caitlin Oakley said Mr. Azar was released from his second stint at an Indianapolis hospital on Thursday ... [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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BERNARDO, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say a wildfire is threatening some homes and railroad tracks in south-central New Mexico. Wendy Mason with New Mexico State Forestry says the fire began Friday afternoon and has charred an estimated 30 acres (12 hectares) north of Bernardo in Socorro County. She says between [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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DENVER (AP) - Environmentalists are asking an appeals court to reinstate a rule restricting harmful methane emissions on U.S. lands, at least temporarily. Attorneys for 13 groups on Friday asked a federal appeals court in Denver to block an order by a lower court that halted the regulation. The rule [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of marijuana enthusiasts flocked to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park for the annual April 20 high holiday that culminated with the crowd sparking up at 4:20 p.m. The gathering Friday is the first since California legalized marijuana on Jan. 1. The festival is a celebration [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A spokeswoman says health secretary Alex Azar is recovering at home in Indianapolis after his second hospitalization in less than a week for treatment of a painful bowel condition. Health and Human Services spokeswoman Caitlin Oakley said in a statement Friday evening that Azar's doctors have advised [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) - A rare fiddle believed to have once been owned by the late country music star Roy Acuff will be exhibited at a Tennessee museum after it was nearly sold at a Goodwill auction earlier. WBIR-TV reports that owner Lamar Peek, of Missouri, is loaning the fiddle [...]
Fri, Apr 20, 2018
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Catch a comedy show from Nemr or music from Lotus, Sam Morrow and Yonatan Gat. [...]
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The Hirshhorn's '80s pop art exhibition depended on finding obsolete video monitors. [...]
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Non-U.S. citizens say they are reluctant to share that information through the once-a-decade federal survey, which determines population, funding and more. [...]
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The Delta flight was headed to Richmond, Va. from New York when it turned around and headed back to Dulles. [...]
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New research from the University of Maryland shows future traffic congestion, housing costs and growth patterns in the corridor. [...]
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The characters in “Use All Available Doors” find space for love and self-examination on the Red Line. The production runs through May 6 at the Dupont Underground subterranean arts space. [...]
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David Trone has spent more than $5 million of own fortune so far in his quest to succeed Rep. John Delaney. [...]
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These concerts all embrace the unofficial holiday for marijuana enthusiasts. [...]
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