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  • West Virginia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: Feb. 25 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on gun owners' rights: There is no controversy on the need to train inexperienced drivers, usually young people, on how to drive a car before granting them a...
  • Ohio governor's State of the State speech

    The text of Ohio Gov. John Kasich's State of the State speech Tuesday in Wilmington, Ohio. Thank you. Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Mr. Speaker. A little nervous tonight? First time? Yeah. Give him a great round of applause. Our brand-new...
  • Oil slump threatens easy life of affluent Norwegians

    Losing his job on a Norwegian oil rig meant more to Kristoffer Sandberg than saying goodbye to a high salary. It has caused a shift down in lifestyle and expectations, something an increasing number of people in this small oil-rich country are facing....
  • Rousseff's fiscal austerity to pave way for Brazil recovery

    BRASILIA, Brazil Austerity is changing the lives of Brazilians, jacking up the cost of living on items from credit cards to gasoline. It also may clean up the country's economic mess and pave the way for a recovery. Governments at all levels are trimming...
  • DoD plan would 'destroy' commissaries, industry reps say

    DoD plan would 'destroy' commissaries, industry reps say
    The Defense Department's fiscal 2016 budget request would slash taxpayer support of base grocery stores by $322 million in 2016 and by $1 billion next year, enough to "destroy" the shopping benefit, warns the American Logistics Association. ALA, which...
  • Despite ban, fox hunts still thrive, and divide, in Britain

    The horses wait in the farmyard, tails braided and manes gleaming, while huntsmen in brightly colored coats marshal the eager hounds, straining to chase the scent of a fox. To some, the start of a fox hunt is a quintessentially English scene, steeped...
  • Nonprofit plans to buy part of Puyallup daffodil land, pursue big dreams

    Step By Step is unknown to many in Pierce County, and that isn't by accident. The nonprofit helps at-risk mothers support healthy babies from pregnancy through infancy. It has operated under the radar for 18 years, even as it has built partnerships...
  • Small Orlando sandal business attracts big attention

    In a small concrete-block office in downtown Orlando, Julie Colombino — a former Cirque aerialist turned disaster-relief worker — is trying to change the world through sandals. Colombino, 35, is surrounded by scores of them: simple, hand-...
  • Missouri Senate would limit welfare benefits to 4 years

    Missouri families could receive welfare benefits for a maximum of four years and would lose the payments if parents don't look for work or get training under a proposal approved by the state Senate Thursday that critics said could harm the poor. The...
  • APNewsBreak: LePage goes to Supreme Court with Medicaid case

    Gov. Paul LePage's administration petitioned the nation's highest court Thursday to consider whether Maine can remove thousands of low-income young adults from the state's Medicaid rolls after the federal government rejected the state's request to do so....
  • Gov. LePage takes questions from Mainers, defends plan to overhaul tax code at town hall

    Gov. Paul LePage continued to campaign for his ambitious plan to overhaul Maine's tax code, fielding questions from residents Wednesday and defending against criticism at a town hall meeting, the first of many he is expected to hold. The Republican...