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Roar of bombers replaced by drone buzz in North Dakota
Issued: March 22, 2015
FARGO, N.D. — The roar of mammoth Air Force bombers and tanker planes has long been silenced at the Grand Forks Air Force Base, but backers of the...
On 5th anniversary of health care law, no end to debate
Issued: March 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act five years ago, he visualized a time when the political hyperbole would be...
More cash-strapped Americans turn to tax refund advances
Issued: March 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when...
First No. 1 topples: Somebody up there likes the Wolfpack
Issued: March 22, 2015
Somebody up there likes North Carolina State. ...
Starbucks baristas stop writing 'Race Together' on cups
Issued: March 22, 2015
NEW YORK — Starbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on customers' cups starting Sunday, ending a visible component of the...
Despite deep rivalry, Connecticut tribes plan new casinos
Issued: March 22, 2015
HARTFORD, Conn.— For the leaders of two Connecticut tribes proposing to build new casinos together, some of the toughest crowds to win over have been...
Techies snatching up more real estate in Southern California
Issued: March 22, 2015
LOS ANGELES — Internet moguls like Amazon's Jeff Bezos aren't the only techies snatching up real estate in Southern California. ...
FACT CHECK: GOP budgets rely on higher taxes to balance
Issued: March 22, 2015
WASHINGTON — The new House and Senate Republican budgets make a big boast: They both balance the federal budget within 10 years, without raising...
Potent groups take sides on bipartisan House Medicare plan
Issued: March 21, 2015
WASHINGTON — A budding bipartisan deal to shelter physicians from Medicare cuts, championed by the House's two top leaders, is drawing powerful...
California first to feel hydro-power crunch of drought
Issued: March 21, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO  — Flying over the Sierra Nevada as California entered its fourth year of drought, the state's energy chief looked down and saw...
Who's your daddy? If you have to ask, say bye-bye to NCAAs
Issued: March 21, 2015
Filling the sneakers of famous fathers is fast becoming a theme at this year's NCAA Tournament. ...
Companies tap into Vermont's large maple potential
Issued: March 21, 2015
ISLAND POND, Vt. — Already, Vermont is maple syrup capital of the U.S., with production traditionally being a side business for farmers. Could a...
Popular weed killer deemed probable carcinogen by UN
Issued: March 21, 2015
LONDON — One of the world's most popular weed-killers — and the most widely used kind in the U.S. — has been labeled a probable carcinogen by the...
Lawsuit could end sports leagues' all-or-nothing TV packages
Issued: March 21, 2015
NEW YORK — A high-stakes case playing out in federal court could lead to the end of the all-or-nothing pro sports TV packages that force fans to buy...
Illinois AG says GOP governor's anti-union proposals illegal
Issued: March 21, 2015
CHICAGO  — Illinois' Democratic attorney general on Friday delivered a blow to Gov. Bruce Rauner's efforts to weaken labor unions, saying...
FDA approves genetically engineered potatoes, apples as safe
Issued: March 21, 2015
BOISE, Idaho — Potatoes that won't bruise and apples that won't brown are a step closer to grocery store aisles, but some food suppliers say...
Commuters beware: Fares set to rise on NYC's mass transit
Issued: March 20, 2015
NEW YORK  — Commuters, brace yourselves: The price of traveling on New York City's mass transit system is about to get even steeper. ...
US stocks rise on rebound in oil, strong company results
Issued: March 20, 2015
NEW YORK — Stocks advanced Friday, capping a strong week, helped by a recovery in the price of oil and earnings from Olive Garden owner Darden...
US opens criminal inquiry of resigning Illinois congressman
Issued: March 20, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is investigating the congressional expenses and business deals of Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, and FBI agents have...
Dangerous arsenic levels found in California wine
Issued: March 20, 2015
LOS ANGELES — More than two dozen California vintners are facing a lawsuit claiming their wines contain dangerously high levels of arsenic. ...
Poll: Spend more, tax less, legalize pot
Issued: March 20, 2015
WASHINGTON— Americans want lower taxes and more government spending both at once, although their support for spending more tax dollars on health care...
Obama administration tightens rules for chemical disclosure
Issued: March 20, 2015
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Friday it is requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands to disclose chemicals...
Atlantic City's newest tourism push touts entertainment
Issued: March 20, 2015
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Threatened with extinction but with no one having yet told it to stop, the organization that promotes Atlantic City to other...
U.S. construction employment increases in 247 out of 358 metro areas
Issued: March 20, 2015
Construction employment expanded in 247 metro areas, declined in 56 and was stagnant in 55 between January 2014 and January 2015, according to a new...
Magazine publisher Meredith finds success focusing on women
Issued: March 20, 2015
DES MOINES, Iowa — The nation's top publisher of magazines and websites for women has its origins in a journal sold door-to-door featuring tips to...


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