Print By – Associated Press – Saturday, July 15, 2017 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders has reiterated criticism of Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act to a receptive crowd in Iowa, calling a bill in the Senate “disastrous.” The Vermont senator told community organizers in Des Moines the bill […]

Print By – Associated Press – Saturday, July 15, 2017 WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) – A former inmate on his way to a job interview is being lauded for helping the driver of a car that flipped over on a Connecticut highway. Aaron Tucker was traveling by bus through Westport Wednesday when he saw the crash […]

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk responds to a question by Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval during the closing plenary session entitled “Introducing the New Chairs Initiative – Ahead” on the third day of the National Governors Association’s meeting Saturday, … more > Print By – Associated Press – Saturday, July 15, 2017 PROVIDENCE, R.I. […]

Print By – Associated Press – Saturday, July 15, 2017 HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii’s first medical marijuana dispensaries were allowed to open exactly one year ago today, but the industry has still not been able to get off the ground. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/2teLFXV ) that of the state’s eight licensed marijuana growers, six […]

Print By JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press – Saturday, July 15, 2017 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California lawmakers leading an effort to extend the state’s signature climate change initiative are making a last-minute appeal to critics on the left who say their plan doesn’t do enough to reign in polluters. The unusual Saturday conference […]

Print By – Associated Press – Saturday, July 15, 2017 SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) – A Chicago suburb will pay a consultant nearly $250,000 to create a master plan for an entertainment district. The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2vednAu ) that Schaumburg trustees approved the contract for Ginkgo Planning and Design Inc. on Tuesday. The company is […]

Print By – Associated Press – Saturday, July 15, 2017 SALEM, Ore. (AP) – State officials have given a southwest Oregon river a special designation that could end an effort to build a nickel mine nearby. The Statesman Journal reports (http://stjr.nl/2t26zW5) that Oregon’s Environmental Quality Commission voted 5-0 Thursday to designate the North Fork Smith […]

Print By – Associated Press – Saturday, July 15, 2017 BRIDPORT, Vt. (AP) – More than 1,000 visitors are expected to have breakfast at a Vermont dairy farm and tour the facility next weekend. The state’s third annual breakfast on the farm is happening on Saturday, July 22, at Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport. Visitors […]

Print By – Associated Press – Saturday, July 15, 2017 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Governor’s Energy Office says the price of heating oil in Maine has dropped 20 cents since the end of the heating season in April. The statewide average cash price for No. 2 heating oil was $1.97 per gallon this week. […]

A crowd of people wait to enter the D23 Expo as crews do interviews outside the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., on Friday, July 14, 2017. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP) more > Print By – Associated Press – Saturday, July 15, 2017 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – The Latest on Disney’s fan […]