Government

Enter to win ski passes by saying how you want local taxes used

Weber Dealers

The Weber Dealers Association wants to know how you want local entities to spend the extra tax...

Government

Flynn may be moving to cooperate with Mueller's Russia probe

Trump Russia Probe Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that could signal cooperation with the government, lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump’s lawyers that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian...


Business

This computer game comes thanks to 2 Supreme Court justices

Supreme Court Computer Game

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s first female justice, Sandra Day O’Connor, has helped teach millions of students civics through computer games created by an organization she founded. Now, with a push from the Supreme Court’s first Hispanic justice, Sonia Sotomayor, the group has translated...


Government

AP source: Flynn lawyers make a break with Trump team

Trump Russia Probe Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump’s legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference. The decision could be a sign that Flynn...


National

Barton to go mum over disclosed photo, citing probe

Texas Congressman Nude Photo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suggesting he’s a victim of revenge porn from a jilted lover, Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas says he plans to go silent about the release of a nude photo of him online because police are investigating the disclosure as a possible crime against him. Authorities have not...


Government

Franken's rising political star obscured by accusations

Franken's Trajectory

WASHINGTON (AP) — “Many of you have jobs, many of you have families,” Sen. Al Franken told Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of a hotly contested governor’s election in Virginia. After an expectant pause, he leaned into the microphone and added, “Ignore them.” Franken was jokingly beseeching...


Government

Congressional Russia probes likely to head into 2018

Trump Russia Probe Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Republicans are hoping lawmakers will soon wrap up investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election that have dragged on for most of the year. But with new details in the probe emerging almost daily, that seems unlikely. Three congressional committees are...


Government

Democrats also juggling politics of sexual predation

Sexual Misconduct Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have been quick to support the women who have publicly accused powerful men of preying on them sexually. But the party is in something of a predicament because it is facing allegations about two of its own in Congress: Michigan Rep. John Conyers and Minnesota Sen. Al...


Government

Jury in traffic death of Harrisburg coach will come from near Kansas City

Jury selection for the trial of a man accused of second-degree murder in the death of a Harrisburg teacher will be in Clay County, northeast of Kansas City, Boone County Circuit Judge Jeff Harris ruled Wednesday. However, Harris declined to let the defendant, Brandon Brill, of Clark, be placed on...


Government

FACT CHECK: Satanic Temple has not 'teamed up' with Planned Parenthood or ACLU

Rep. Ann Wagner on Satanic Temple U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Mo., has been circulating a petition, encouraging constituents to add their names to “Stand for Life” against Satanists, the ACLU and Planned Parenthood. She’s posted on Twitter and Facebook, linking to a petition on her campaign website,...


Government

The Latest: Roy Moore thanks Trump in new fundraising appeal

Trump Moore

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Republican Roy Moore is touting President Donald Trump’s near-endorsement of him in a new fundraising email to supporters. The Republican Senate candidate...


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