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September 24, 2020 7:39 a.m.

Police arrest 13 during Seattle protests

SEATTLE (AP) — Police in Seattle arrested 13 people as authorities said people smashed windows and spray painted buildings as protesters marched through parts of the city Wednesday night following a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor

September 24, 2020 7:39 a.m.

Mirrored depot will open Dutch museum's storage to public

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — All the paintings, sculptures and other works that grace museums and galleries around the world are the visible tip of a huge art iceberg. Most of the institutions only have space to exhibit a fraction of their collections, meaning the majority of the art is locked away out of the public eye.

September 24, 2020 7:39 a.m.

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September 24, 2020 7:39 a.m.

No. 13 UCF opens conference play with trip to East Carolina

Dillon Gabriel and and his Central Florida teammates aren’t spending time worrying about their national ranking. Instead, the No. 13 Knights just keep piling up wins.

September 24, 2020 7:39 a.m.

Kenosha shooter's defense portrays him as 'American patriot'

The way lawyers for Kyle Rittenhouse tell it, he wasn't just a scared teenager acting in self-defense when he shot to death two Kenosha, Wisconsin, protesters. He was a courageous defender of liberty, a patriot exercising his right to bear arms amid rioting in the streets.

September 24, 2020 7:39 a.m.

The Latest: Sweden's PM keep limits on gatherings

STOCKHOLM -- Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says he’s keeping the 50 person-limit for gatherings.

September 24, 2020 7:39 a.m.

Australian offers free coffee, chat from his kitchen window

It all started when Rick Everett walked out of his home in Sydney and put up a sign on his kitchen window that read: “Free coffee to combat the virus.”

September 24, 2020 7:27 a.m.

Sales of new homes rise 4.8% in August to 1.01 million unit annual rate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes rise 4.8% in August to 1.01 million unit annual rate.

September 24, 2020 7:27 a.m.

The Latest: Sweden's PM keeps limit on gatherings

STOCKHOLM -- Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says he’s keeping the 50 person-limit for gatherings.

September 24, 2020 7:27 a.m.

Trump pays respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice

September 24, 2020 7:27 a.m.

Stocks swing on Wall Street as September stays volatile

New York (AP) — Stocks are swinging between losses and gains in early Thursday trading on Wall Street, as the number of layoffs sweeping the country remains stubbornly high.

September 24, 2020 7:27 a.m.

The Latest: 'Bolder measures:' Africans seek help for virus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT):

September 24, 2020 7:27 a.m.

Sales of new homes surgeed 4.8% in August

NEW YORK (AP) — Sales of new homes rose by a very strong 4.8% in August to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 1.01 million units.

September 24, 2020 7:27 a.m.

3 accused of creating 'man cave' under Grand Central station

NEW YORK (AP) — Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York's Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized “man cave” with a television, a refrigerator, a microwave and a futon couch, officials said Thursday.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

AP Lifestyles Digest

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September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Over 360 more detained in Belarus in protests against leader

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Over 360 more people have been detained in Belarus during protests against the country's authoritarian president, who was

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

AP Explains: What's next with the Supreme Court vacancy?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The death of Supreme Court

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

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September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s government lodged complaints with police Thursday against Facebook and Twitter, alleging they failed to comply with court orders to block content judged illegal under Thai law.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Records: Mail delivery lags behind targets as election nears

The slice of Michigan that covers Detroit, its suburbs and towns dependent on the auto industry is coveted political terrain in one of this year's most important presidential swing states. It also has another distinction as home to one of the worst-performing U.S. Postal Service districts in the country.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

German bishops set up system for larger sex abuse payments

BERLIN (AP) — The Catholic Church in Germany is setting up a new system to compensate survivors of sexual abuse by clergy that will provide for payments of up to about 50,000 euros ($58,400) each.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

The Latest: Protest in Portland over Breonna Taylor decision

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT)

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Stocks opening lower as Wall Street heads into a correction

New York (AP) — Stocks resumed falling in early trading on Wall Street Thursday as layoffs remain stubbornly high across the country and Congress stalls on sending aid to out-of-work Americans. The S&P 500 was 0.5% lower and now is 10% below its early September high, what market watchers call a correction. Unemployment claims rose slightly to a historically high 870,000 last week, worse than economists expected. Stocks have slumped following months of strong gains. Among the reasons behind the abrupt tumble are worries that stocks simply grew too expensive following their record-setting run through the spring and summer.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Some in GOP dispute Trump, say they'd accept if he loses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans pushed back Thursday after President Donald Trump again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Pageant powerhouse Venezuela to hold virtual beauty contest

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — For the first time in decades of Miss Venezuela competitions, the pageant powerhouse's so-called “most beautiful night” will not be live as organizers try to put on a compelling contest virtually amid a pandemic lockdown.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Black man sues Wells Fargo, says he was denied service

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man has accused Wells Fargo bank of discriminating against him, after he says a banker refused to open a bank account for him after learning he was Black.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

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September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Mullen takes No. 5 Florida, title hopes back to Mississippi

Dan Mullen should hope this trip to Ole Miss goes as well his first — or his last.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

AP PHOTOS: In era of the virus, the UN meeting that wasn't

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — When world leaders descend on the United Nations for their yearly meeting, U.N. headquarters in New York City transforms into a hectic, vibrant place.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

Mortgage rates tick up to 2.9%, remain at historic lows

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages rose slightly this week but remain at historically low levels.

September 24, 2020 7:06 a.m.

No. 16 Tennessee looks to continue streak at South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tennessee linebacker Henry To'o To'o is convinced the team's run back to Southeastern Conference prominence wasn't a late-season fluke — and it can continue when the 16th-ranked Vols open the season at South Carolina on Saturday.

September 24, 2020 6:30 a.m.

Molotov cocktails hurled at Portland police by protesters

PORTLAND (AP) — Protesters in Portland hurled Molotov cocktails at officers in Oregon’s largest city during a demonstration over a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, police said Thursday.

September 24, 2020 6:30 a.m.

'Grateful': Gigi Hadid welcomes baby girl with Zayn Malik

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Model Gigi Hadid and her musician boyfriend Zayn Malik took to social media to celebrate the arrival of an infant girl, with dad saying he's “grateful" and “thankful.”

September 24, 2020 6:30 a.m.

AP Entertainment Digest for Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020

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September 24, 2020 6:30 a.m.

Virus Outbreak, ADVISORY

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows that the viral pandemic is still squeezing restaurants, airlines, hotels and many other businesses six months after it first erupted. The figure coincides with evidence that some newly laid-off Americans are facing delays in receiving unemployment benefits as state agencies intensify efforts to combat fraudulent applications and clear their pipelines of a backlog of jobless claims.

September 24, 2020 6:27 a.m.

From quick shortcuts to slow cookers, how we're eating now

In normal times, food trends often started in restaurants, with top chefs. Maybe they got written up in food magazines or blogs. After some time, you could find the trending ingredients on grocery store shelves.

September 24, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Rite Aid tops Street 2Q expectations, revises forecast

Rite Aid topped Wall Street expectations for the fiscal second quarter and gave a revised annual forecast, one quarter after withdrawing it due to COVID-19 uncertainty.

September 24, 2020 6:27 a.m.

As virus surges, critics say UK hasn't learned from mistakes

LONDON (AP) — Britain bungled its response to the coronavirus the first time around. Now many scientists fear it’s about to do it again.

September 24, 2020 6:27 a.m.

NYC mayor skips Saudi Arabia summit, citing rights concerns

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday he is withdrawing from a virtual summit of world cities scheduled to be hosted by Saudi Arabia because of human rights concerns.

September 24, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Trump-appointed judges under an election-year political lens

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Eli Richardson, a Trump administration appointee who bucked the president's conservative base by blocking a Tennessee law that restricts mail-in voting, had an announcement to make before wrapping up his decision: it had nothing to do with politics.

September 24, 2020 6:06 a.m.

Annual Lennon tribute, in 40th year, goes online

NEW YORK (AP) — Like many other events, an annual John Lennon tribute concert that takes place in his adopted city of New York on his Oct. 9 birthday has been forced online because of the coronavirus pandemic.

September 24, 2020 6:06 a.m.

Extremist violence causes food shortages in north Mozambique

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The escalating extremist insurgency in northern Mozambique has displaced 310,000 people, creating an urgent humanitarian crisis, the World Food Program said Tuesday.

September 24, 2020 6:06 a.m.

Q&A: What were the results of Breonna Taylor investigation?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in her Kentucky apartment, a grand jury delivered a long-awaited answer about whether the officers would be punished. The jury

September 24, 2020 6:06 a.m.

The Latest: Crews clean up after protests in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT)

September 24, 2020 6:06 a.m.

Turner Sports expands rights deal with MLB through 2028

Turner Sports will continue broadcasting Major League Baseball after agreeing to an extension of rights through the 2028 season.

September 24, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Turkey hikes rates to support currency, fight inflation

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Central Bank raised its benchmark interest rate by 2 percentage points on Thursday, its first hike in two years to fight inflation and support its falling currency.

September 24, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Jobless claims at 870,000 as fraud and backlogs cloud data

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows that the viral pandemic is still squeezing restaurants, airlines, hotels and many other businesses six months after it first erupted.

September 24, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Cambridge Analytica ex-boss banned from running companies

LONDON (AP) — The former boss of Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users’ private data, has been banned from holding company directorships for seven years.

September 24, 2020 6:03 a.m.

US jobless claims reach 870,000 as layoffs remain elevated 6 months after virus struck economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — US jobless claims reach 870,000 as layoffs remain elevated 6 months after virus struck economy.

September 24, 2020 6:03 a.m.

EU tries to sell migrant pact amid claims the hardliners won

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s top migration officials struggled Thursday to sell their new plan to overhaul the bloc’s failed asylum system amid concern they have sold out to anti-migrant governments.

September 24, 2020 6:03 a.m.

The Latest: Russia reports highest daily cases since July

MOSCOW — Russian health officials have reported 6,595 new coronavirus cases, the highest daily surge since July.

September 24, 2020 5:31 a.m.

Seattle to transfer properties to Black-led community groups

SEATTLE (AP) — The city of Seattle has begun finalizing plans to transfer three Central District properties to Black-led community organizations that have long operated, or had plans to operate, public-service programs at the sites.

September 24, 2020 5:31 a.m.

1st Kosovar Albanian arrested on war crime charges

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A special international court said Thursday that a former commander of the separatist fighters in Kosovo's 1998-1999 war has been arrested as part of a war crimes and crimes against humanity probe stemming from the conflict with Serbia.

September 24, 2020 5:30 a.m.

Ginsburg's empathy born of Jewish history and discrimination

In the Jewish tradition, burials usually take place within 24 hours of death.

September 24, 2020 5:27 a.m.

Facebook oversight board to start operating in October

LONDON (AP) — Facebook's long-awaited oversight board that will act as a referee on whether specific content is allowed on the tech giant's platforms is set to launch in October.

September 24, 2020 5:27 a.m.

UK announces new plan to help workers hit by pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s treasury chief on Thursday announced a new income support program for workers hurt by the coronavirus pandemic as the government races to prevent widespread layoffs when earlier employer subsidies end next month.

September 24, 2020 5:27 a.m.

De Blasio pulls out of upcoming summit in Saudi Arabia

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday he is withdrawing from a virtual summit of world cities scheduled to be hosted by Saudi Arabia ahead of the Group of 20 summit of the world's 20 major industrialized nations.

September 24, 2020 5:27 a.m.

EU warns of slim window to avoid repeat of prior virus peak

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union officials urged member nations Thursday to move quickly to slow the latest wave of COVID-19 infections to avoid a repeat of the broad lockdowns that paralyzed the continent’s economy in the spring.

September 24, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Former VW boss Winterkorn faces trial on 2nd set of charges

BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ruled that former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn must face trial on a second set of charges in the company's diesel emissions scandal, these ones related to alleged market manipulation.

September 24, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Election 2020 Today: Trump's power move; Biden courted

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September 24, 2020 5:06 a.m.

IMF endorses Sudan's reform plan for battered economy

CAIRO (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has signed off on Sudan's economic reform program, a move that can eventually allow the highly-indebted African country to get debt relief and move ahead with rebuilding its battered economy as it transitions to democratic rule.

September 24, 2020 5:06 a.m.

The Latest: Nearly 100 arrests in Louisville, Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT)

September 24, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Choir practice in Spain infects 30 of 41 members with virus

MADRID (AP) — At least 30 of 41 members of a gospel choir in northeastern Spain have contracted coronavirus following a rehearsal indoors with little air circulation, local authorities and the chorus say.

September 24, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Taiwan: China's military flew surveillance planes on 3 days

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan on Thursday condemned recent Chinese military activity after Beijing sent two military surveillance planes toward the island for three straight days, calling it a “deliberate provocation.”

September 24, 2020 5:06 a.m.

Stocks dip as virus cases rise, stimulus outlook unclear

Global shares were mostly lower Thursday due to broad uncertainty about the economic outlook as coronavirus cases pick up again in many parts of the world.

September 24, 2020 4:30 a.m.

AP News Digest 7 a.m.

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at

September 24, 2020 4:30 a.m.

Lukaku: Vidal could be the difference for ambitious Inter

MILAN (AP) — After coming close to two titles last season, Inter Milan has high hopes that its upgraded squad will end a 10-year wait for a trophy.

September 24, 2020 4:27 a.m.

UK announces plans to help workers hit by pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s treasury chief on Thursday announced a new income support program to help workers hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, responding to pressure from businesses and labor unions to step in with more direct support for people in precarious work situations.

September 24, 2020 4:27 a.m.

Drug companies work jointly to boost vaccine confidence

LONDON (AP) — Two firms developing COVID-19 vaccines say pharmaceutical companies are trying to give the public as much information as possible about their testing regimes as drugmakers and public health officials seek to boost confidence that any approved vaccine will be safe.

September 24, 2020 4:27 a.m.

Many more likely sought US jobless aid as layoffs persist

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government will provide its latest snapshot Thursday of the pace of layoffs, which have remained elevated but have been declining as some sectors of the economy have rebounded in the six months since the viral pandemic erupted.

September 24, 2020 4:09 a.m.

Seoul: North Korea kills S. Korean official, burns his body

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday that North Korean troops fatally shot a South Korean government official who may have attempted to defect and set his body on fire after finding him on a floating object near the countries' disputed sea boundary.

September 24, 2020 4:09 a.m.

UN watchdog: 'Staggering' $36M embezzled in South Sudan

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United Nations commission on human rights in South Sudan says “a staggering $36 million” has been misappropriated by government officials and senior politicians since 2016 as widespread corruption continues to drain the world’s youngest nation.

September 24, 2020 4:03 a.m.

Sir Harold Evans, crusading publisher and author, dies at 92

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who was a bold-faced name for decades for exposing wrongdoing in 1960s London to publishing such 1990s best-sellers as “Primary Colors," has died, his wife said Thursday. He was 92.

September 24, 2020 3:30 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world’s top brands, banks

September 24, 2020 3:30 a.m.

Protests as Thai lawmakers vote on constitutional amendments

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai lawmakers met Thursday to vote on six proposed amendments to the country's military-backed constitution, as protesters pushing for charter reform gathered outside the Parliament building.

September 24, 2020 3:30 a.m.

TikTok's owner applies for Chinese license to close US deal

BEIJING (AP) — TikTok's owner said Thursday it has applied for a Chinese technology export license as it tries to complete a deal with Oracle and Walmart to keep the popular video app operating in the United States.

September 24, 2020 3:30 a.m.

The Latest: Swiss university's undergrads all quarantined

Swiss health authorities have ordered a quarantine for 2,500 students at a prestigious hospitality management school after “significant outbreaks” of the coronavirus that are a suspected byproduct of off-campus partying.

September 24, 2020 3:06 a.m.

Chelsea signs goalkeeper Mendy after Kepa's costly mistakes

Chelsea has signed goalkeeper Édouard Mendy to take its summer transfer window spending over $280 million, putting the future starting position of Kepa Arrizabalaga in doubt.

September 24, 2020 3:06 a.m.

Portrait by Renaissance master expected to soar past $80M

NEW YORK (AP) — An enigmatic painting from Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli will go on auction next year and art watchers will be seeing if it fetches more than its eye-watering $80 million estimate, despite the pandemic.

September 24, 2020 3:06 a.m.

Quarantine ordered for 2,500 students at elite Swiss school

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss authorities ordered 2,500 students at an elite hospitality management school to quarantine themselves due to a coronavirus outbreak allegedly linked to off-campus partying, the latest back-to-school sign of higher education's place in the pandemic.

September 24, 2020 3:03 a.m.

German economy rebounding, faces risk from virus resurgence

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A widely watched indicator of German business confidence has risen for a fifth month in a row as Europe's largest economy rebounds from the coronavirus shutdowns - but the index remains below its long term average and uncertainty is high with virus cases rising.

September 24, 2020 3:03 a.m.

UK to announce plans to help workers hit by pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s top treasury official plans to announce a new program to help workers hurt by the coronavirus pandemic Thursday, responding to pressure from businesses and labor unions to step in with more direct support for people in precarious work situations.

September 24, 2020 2:30 a.m.

Troublesome South African baboon evicted for raiding homes

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Kataza already had a lengthy rap sheet with Cape Town authorities, so when he organized a band of others to raid a series of suburban homes, he was captured. Now he sleeps at a local prison, although there is a social media campaign for him to be returned to his old stomping grounds.

September 24, 2020 2:30 a.m.

88 whales rescued from Australia's worst mass beaching

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Authorities have rescued 88 pilot whales and are attempting to free 20 others that survived Australia’s worst mass stranding, as crews prepare to remove 380 decomposing carcasses from the shallows of Tasmania state, officials said Thursday.

September 24, 2020 2:09 a.m.

The Nation's Weather

The Nation's Weather for Thursday, September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 2:03 a.m.

Global shares fall as caution sets in after Wall St retreat

Global shares were lower Thursday as caution set in after a retreat on Wall Street driven by a decline in technology shares.

September 24, 2020 2:03 a.m.

EU says Belarus president's inauguration will deepen crisis

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Thursday that the swearing in of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko to a sixth term during a secretive ceremony lacks democratic legitimacy, defies the will of the Belarusian people and will only deepen the country’s political crisis.

September 24, 2020 2:03 a.m.

Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of 'naked ballots'

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrats are launching a digital ad targeting Pennsylvanians voting by mail to explain how to correctly fill out and return the ballots, hoping to avert worried predictions that 100,000 votes or more could be invalidated because the ballots aren't put in the proper envelope.

September 24, 2020 1:30 a.m.

Israel tightens second lockdown as virus cases soar

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Thursday moved to further tighten its second countrywide lockdown as coronavirus cases continued to soar, ordering all nonessential businesses to close and requiring people to stay within 1,000 meters (yards) of their homes.

September 24, 2020 1:30 a.m.

Hong Kong activist Wong arrested over unauthorized assembly

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said he was arrested again Thursday for allegedly participating in an unauthorized assembly last October.

September 24, 2020 1:30 a.m.

No. 8 Auburn hosts No. 23 Kentucky in SEC's opening weekend

Here are things to watch in Week 1 of play in the Southeastern Conference:

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Never kick? Fourth down just another play for Post Falls
September 24, 2020 1:20 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Never kick? Fourth down just another play for Post Falls

Send out the punt team on fourth down? Not so fast, if you're Post Falls.

Begay in business with Cd'A Tribe
September 24, 2020 1:17 a.m.

Begay in business with Cd'A Tribe

Coeur d'Alene Tribe partners with Notah Begay III for Symetra 'Road to the LPGA Tour' event

September 24, 2020 1:15 a.m.

PREP SOCCER: Charter boys take down Timberlake

Gallegos, Clovis lead Panthers in IML showdown with Tigers

September 24, 2020 1:10 a.m.

NORTHWEST NOTES: Sept. 24, 2020

NIC golf coach in hunt at Pacific Northwest PGA Professional Championship

Celebrating North Idaho's finest
September 24, 2020 1:09 a.m.

Celebrating North Idaho's finest

Coeur d'Alene Chamber hosts inaugural Public Safety Awards

Seven first responders honored during Coeur d'Alene Chamber's inaugural Public Safety Awards

Who ya gonna call?
September 24, 2020 1:08 a.m.

Who ya gonna call?

NIC kicks COVID to the curb with fog

College blasts away at virus

Composter finds nearly 3-pound surprise
September 24, 2020 1:07 a.m.

Composter finds nearly 3-pound surprise

Mighty spud gets assist from sheep manure

Hayden composter discovers an unexpected vegetable in her garden

September 24, 2020 1:06 a.m.

Seoul: North Korea kills SKorean official, burns his body

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday North Korean troops fatally shot a South Korean government official who may have attempted to defect and set his body on fire, after they found him on a floating object near the disputed sea boundary.

September 24, 2020 1:06 a.m.

AP News Digest 3:40 a.m.

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at

September 24, 2020 1:06 a.m.

2 scholars, said to be banned, had no China travel planned

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Two Australian scholars reportedly banned from China said Thursday they had no intention of traveling there for fear for their personal safety.

September 24, 2020 1:06 a.m.

Cardinals, Panthers renew old rivalry to highlight Week 3

Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 3:

A Case of great generosity
September 24, 2020 1:06 a.m.

A Case of great generosity

Rick Case, auto empire leader, major donor to Boys & Girls Club and other charities, dies at 77

Rick Case, auto empire leader, major donor to Boys & Girls club and other charities, dies at 77

COVID Watch
September 24, 2020 1:05 a.m.

COVID Watch

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September 24, 2020 1:05 a.m.

Bowling scores: Sept. 24, 2020

Local bowling scores

September 24, 2020 1:03 a.m.

The Latest: UK to subsidize wages of pandemic-idled workers

LONDON — Britain’s top treasury official is preparing to announce new plans to help workers hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 24, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Ex-US Rep from Florida under federal campaign finance probe

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is investigating a former Florida Congresswoman accused of spending at least $50,000 of campaign money on vacations and restaurant and luxury hotel bills.

Birding tour slated in Libby
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Birding tour slated in Libby

Birding class in Libby

0924 Notices
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

0924 Notices

WHITE, Bryan Lee, 53, of Kellogg, Idaho, died

Who is that masked dog?
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Who is that masked dog?

'Riley' lightens mood

Who is that masked dog?

Lila Lee Perry, 85
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Lila Lee Perry, 85

Lila Lee Perry, 85, passed away on Sept. 17, 2020

Today's Ghastly Groaner
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Today's Ghastly Groaner

If the year 2020 were a beverage...

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Potato losses hurt more than just farmers, processors

It’s been a difficult year for the Washington’s potato farmers, with growers and potato processors losing an estimated $900 million in sales — both domestic and exports — and $170 million in income, according to a report prepared by the Washington State University’s IMPACT Center and commissioned by the Washington Potato Commission.

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Dixon is phenomenal asset to region, residents

Dixon is phenomenal asset to region, residents

Mirror Lake Ladies Golf - Sept. 24, 2020
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Mirror Lake Ladies Golf - Sept. 24, 2020

Mirror Lake Ladies Golf - Sept. 24, 2020

More Asian giant hornets found in Washington
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

More Asian giant hornets found in Washington

The bad is news that nine Asian giant hornets have been found in Washington state in the last year. The good news is the nasty bugs — most two inches long with stingers nearly a quarter-inch in length — have only been found in Whatcom County, and they don’t seem to be spreading far. At least not yet.

Helen Esther (Davis) Hull, 79
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Helen Esther (Davis) Hull, 79

Helen Esther (Davis) Hull, 79

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

USDA announces second round of covid farm aid

Farmers who missed out on the first round of Coronavirus loss assistance are now eligible to apply for a second round of assistance under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP2).

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

This Week In History - Sept. 24, 2020

This Week In History - Sept. 24, 2020

From the Archives - Sept. 24, 2020
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

From the Archives - Sept. 24, 2020

From the Archives - Sept. 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Community support vital to success of local healthcare services

Community support vital to success of local healthcare services

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Don’t be scared – it’s just your neighbor!

Don’t be scared – it’s just your neighbor!

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

The Second Law of Motion redux

The Second Law of Motion redux

Is that sebaceous filament or blackheads?
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Is that sebaceous filament or blackheads?

Is that sebaceous filament or blackheads?

The legend of 'The Kraken'
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

The legend of 'The Kraken'

The legend of The Kraken

Schweitzer Mountain Resort and the season ahead
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Schweitzer Mountain Resort and the season ahead

Schweitzer Mountain Resort and the season ahead

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

A Bird in the Hand: The House Finch

A Bird in the Hand: The House Finch

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Choose to be a part of the action this Election Day

Choose to be a part of the action this Election Day

The day Teddy came to town
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

The day Teddy came to town

The day Teddy came to town

History's Window
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

History's Window

History's Window

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County Calendar - Sept. 24, 2020

Bonner County Calendar - Sept. 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

A call to fast and pray

A call to fast and pray

My style of country music
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

My style of country music

My style of country music

Yakima wineries struggle with COVID-19 closures
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Yakima wineries struggle with COVID-19 closures

The sawdust was still settling on Fortuity Cellars’ new tasting room when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

'Next Steps Month' is perfect chance to imagine your higher education future
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

'Next Steps Month' is perfect chance to imagine your higher education future

“Next Steps Month” is perfect chance to imagine your higher education future

Editorial Cartoon 09242
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Editorial Cartoon 09242

Editorial Cartoon 09242

Marmaduke 092420
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Marmaduke 092420

Marmaduke 092420

Bonner County History - Sept. 24, 2020
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County History - Sept. 24, 2020

Bonner County History - Sept. 24, 2020

Wayne Babcock
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Wayne Babcock

Wayne Babcock passed away on Sept. 15th. His family invites those whose lives he touched to a celebration of his life. We will have a “FUN”eral at the picnic shelter at Lakeview Park, near the museum, on Saturday, Sept. 26th, 1 pm. Please bring a lawn chair and we’ll be Co-Vid safe. Condolences may be sent to the family at 375 Gold Hill Circle, Sagle, ID 83860 The family requests that memorial donations be made to Bonner General Health Hospice, 520 N. Third Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864.

James Wayland Chubb, 55
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

James Wayland Chubb, 55

James Wayland Chubb, 55

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Trout Creek Bridge reopening delayed a week

Trout Creek Bridge reopening delayed a week

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Questions and answers with Bonner Homeless Transitions

Questions and answers with Bonner Homeless Transitions

The U.S. Forest Service and the Kaniksu National Forest
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

The U.S. Forest Service and the Kaniksu National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service and the Kaniksu National Forest

Terry Sam Whitman
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Terry Sam Whitman

Terry Sam Whitman, 64, of Moses Lake, Washington passed away September 20, 2020.

Johnson named Paul Harris Fellow
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Johnson named Paul Harris Fellow

Johnson named Paul Harris Fellow

Cleaners struggle with covid effects
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Cleaners struggle with covid effects

MOSES LAKE — A lot of businesses suffered, lost customers and clients, when Gov. Jay Inslee effectively ordered the state closed in mid-March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NIC kicks COVID to the curb with fog
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

NIC kicks COVID to the curb with fog

NIC kicks COVID to the curb with fog

Anita (Jantz) Holdeman
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Anita (Jantz) Holdeman

Anita (Jantz) Holdeman

Editorial Cartoons 092420 BFH
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Editorial Cartoons 092420 BFH

Editorial Cartoons 092420 BFH

Moving toward a brighter future
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Moving toward a brighter future

Moving toward a brighter future

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Community invited to participate in NIC Cardinal Reads

Community invited to participate in NIC Cardinal Reads

Moyie Springs finds no negative impact to wastewater improvements
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Moyie Springs finds no negative impact to wastewater improvements

Impact report shows no major negative impacts to wastewater project

BCSD announces four school related COVID-19 cases and mask mandate
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

BCSD announces four school related COVID-19 cases and mask mandate

BCSD to require facemask as an uptick of COVID-19 cases increases

Bonners Ferry is considering changes to off-street parking ordinance on Sept. 24
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonners Ferry is considering changes to off-street parking ordinance on Sept. 24

The city of Bonners Ferry is considering some changes to its off-street parking ordinance and an update to the planned unit development (PUD) codes.

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

POAC hosts exhibit Friday evening

POAC hosts exhibit Friday evening

Americans load up on candy, trick or treat - or not
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Americans load up on candy, trick or treat - or not

Americans load up on candy, trick or treat - or not

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

What’s the fuss about farmhouse style?

What’s the fuss about farmhouse style?

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County News of Record - Aug. 31, 2020

Bonner County News of Record - Aug. 31, 2020

Stocks close sharply lower as tech sector takes another hit
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Stocks close sharply lower as tech sector takes another hit

Stocks close sharply lower as tech sector takes another hit

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

investigation concludes on grizzly bear attack

Two bow hunters in the upper pack river drainage were attacked by a sow Grizzly bear on Sept. 9th but managed to escape severe injury.

Valley View classroom fundraises, school receives physical education grant
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Valley View classroom fundraises, school receives physical education grant

Valley View teacher receives a $3500 grant for physical education supplies after participating in the Kids Heart Challenge.

County adds 2 new cases over past week
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

County adds 2 new cases over past week

County adds 2 new cases over past week

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Correction

In the Tuesday, Sept. 22 story “Local Ranchers donate hay, feed to fire-stricken growers,” we incorrectly reported the phone number of the Washington Cattlemen’s Association. The correct phone number is 509-925-9871. We regret the error.

Big cat alert
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Big cat alert

Mountain lion sightings serve as reminder to use caution

Fish and Game says be alert for big cats

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Letter: Why we vote for Tom Dent

We have known Tom for 20-plus years and know him as a honest straight shooter.

2020-21 Upland Forecast:
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

2020-21 Upland Forecast:

Here's what hunting looks like across the state

Signs point to solid season

COVID Info Box 092420 BFH
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

COVID Info Box 092420 BFH

COVID Info Box 092420 BFH

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

'Socialism' has been helping less-wealthy survive for 80 years

'Socialism' has been helping less-wealthy survive for 80 years

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Is the water polluted or are plants operated badly?

Is the water polluted or are plants operated badly?

Coeur Custom completes Chris-Craft Commuter Cruiser
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Coeur Custom completes Chris-Craft Commuter Cruiser

1929 polished wood yacht now for sale

1929 wood yacht now for sale for $425,000

Birding tour slated in Libby
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Birding tour slated in Libby

Birding class in Libby

North Idaho College announces NIC Cardinal Reads
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

North Idaho College announces NIC Cardinal Reads

North Idaho College announces NIC Cardinal Reads

investigation concludes on grizzly bear attack
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

investigation concludes on grizzly bear attack

Two bow hunters in the upper pack river drainage were attacked by a sow Grizzly bear on Sept. 9 but managed to escape severe injury.

County sees 6 new COVID cases
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

County sees 6 new COVID cases

County sees 6 new COVID cases

COVID Info Box 092420 SNP
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

COVID Info Box 092420 SNP

COVID Info Box 092420 SNP

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

AP News in Brief 092420

AP News in Brief 092420

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Job postings point to intervention facility, not re-entry center

New jobs will fill connection centers for those on probation or parole.

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

World leaders criticize haphazard response to pandemic

World leaders criticize haphazard response to pandemic

Lakeland, New Vision high schools report positive COVID cases
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Lakeland, New Vision high schools report positive COVID cases

One positive case reported in Post Falls, one in Lakeland school districts

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

Best Shot - Sept. 24, 2020
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Best Shot - Sept. 24, 2020

Best Shot - Sept. 24, 2020

Kid Weather - Sept. 24, 2020
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Kid Weather - Sept. 24, 2020

(Reider E., Priest Lake Elementary)

Weather Map 092420
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Weather Map 092420

Weather Map 092420

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Mariners keep slim playoff hopes alive, beat Astros 3-2

In what was supposed to be a rebuilding season the Seattle Mariners will go into the final weekend with an outside shot at the postseason. It’s a very slim chance. But for a young team, it’s a valuable learning opportunity.

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

United States surpasses 200,000 deaths due to COVID-19; how Washington compares

With 200,654 deaths as of Tuesday, the United States continues to have the most COVID-19 deaths of any country in the world, according to data from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. The country with the second-highest death toll is Brazil, with more than 137,000 fatalities.

Crews continue to battle area fires
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Crews continue to battle area fires

Crews continue to battle area fires

NIC kicks COVID to the curb with fog
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

NIC kicks COVID to the curb with fog

NIC kicks COVID to the curb with fog

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County Calendar - Sept. 24, 2020

Bonner County Calendar - Sept. 24, 2020

Mystery Pine Street cheese flinger apprehended
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Mystery Pine Street cheese flinger apprehended

Resident says he was 'cheezed' on multiple occasions

A man picking his daughters up from school helped police find the teenage cheese thrower

Chief of Duty
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Chief of Duty

Interview nearly 10 years ago shares insights of a life spent fighting fires

Interview nearly 10 years ago shares insights of a life spent fighting fires

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Consumer Gal: Airlines eliminating some fees

Major airlines are eliminating some change fees

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

RECORDS

Judgments and sentencings

Post Falls hiker dies on Utah's highest peak
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Post Falls hiker dies on Utah's highest peak

Former Post Falls hiker loses life on Utah's highest peak

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

How to wave your Stars and Stripes

Know your flag etiquette

Clover and Co. closing doors after nearly three years
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Clover and Co. closing doors after nearly three years

Clover and Co. closing doors after nearly three years

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

DMV office to close for training Sept. 30

DMV office to close for training Sept. 30

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Boundary County Airport Board to meet Friday evening

Boundary County Airport Board to meet Friday evening

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Wish Elaine Cross a happy 101st birthday

Wish Elaine Cross a happy 101st birthday

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Maybe now is the time to end Electoral College

Maybe now is the time to end Electoral College

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Honor our flag, pray for our country

Letter to the Editor, Sept. 24

Joey Brewer softball tournament raises over $27,000
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Joey Brewer softball tournament raises over $27,000

The family of Joey Brewer, a local Bonners Ferry resident and two-time cancer survivor currently battling cancer for the third time, raised over $27,000 this past weekend through the Joey Brewer Benefit Tournament.

Elton Roth Sr., 82
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Elton Roth Sr., 82

Elton Roth Sr., 82

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Dukes Claybusters practice for upcoming shoot

Dukes Claybusters practice for upcoming shoot

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Street engineer retires, all welcome to attend party

There will be a retirement party for John Youngwirth

Air Force JROTC program starts at MLHS
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Air Force JROTC program starts at MLHS

MOSES LAKE — It was a simple enough exercise. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Will Britt asked 14 Moses Lake High School students — sorted into two groups of seven — to further sort themselves by day of birth. And do that without talking.

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Moses Lake approves homeless camp at former lumber yard

The Moses Lake city council voted 6-1 Tuesday to move forward with a two-year lease on the southeast corner of East Broadway Avenue and state Route 17 for the development of a managed homeless camp.

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Coronavirus: Total cases exceeds 3,000, 42 reported Wednesday

There were 42 cases of the coronavirus confirmed Wednesday, including new cases in Moses Lake, the Mattawa and Quincy areas, and rural Grant County near Othello, according to the Grant County Health District.

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Letter: Tom Dent is a man of integrity

I have never been one to follow politics very much. That is, until I became acquainted with Tom Dent.

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Police records for Sept. 24, 2020

MLPS and Grant County Jail

September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

Commentary: Coronavirus has worsened world's trash problem

Like other nations, China is struggling with the deadly COVID-19 virus and suffocating under mountains of trash its residents generate each day.

County to open mental health crisis treatment center
September 24, 2020 1 a.m.

County to open mental health crisis treatment center

MOSES LAKE — Grant County will be opening a treatment center for patients suffering from a mental health crisis in the next few weeks.

The little day care that could
September 24, 2020 12:45 a.m.

The little day care that could

Fun and Fancy Free Learning Center in Polson has grown from a single house to a new custom building

The new facility is just a block away from the original, halfway between Cherry Valley Elementary and Polson High School.

September 24, 2020 12:27 a.m.

Tiny Rubik's Cube goes on sale in Japan for anniversary

TOKYO (AP) — A tiny but playable Rubik’s Cube, so little it fits on your fingertip, has gone on sale in Japan for 198,000 yen, or about $1,900, for delivery starting in December.

Schools adjust and carry on amid pandemic
September 24, 2020 12:15 a.m.

Schools adjust and carry on amid pandemic

Like all of Lake County, schools in St. Ignatius and Arlee started the new school year with enthusiasm and a few new rules.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Something unusual is missing among Nielsen's top programs

NEW YORK (AP) — There's something missing in the Nielsen company's listing of last week's 20 most popular prime-time programs, something that once would have seemed inconceivable.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Famed French actor Michael Lonsdale dies at 89

PARIS (AP) — Michael Lonsdale, a giant of the silver screen and theater in France who worked with some of the world’s top directors in an acting career that spanned 60 years, died on Monday, his agent said. He was 89.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Diggs focuses on giving and receiving in 1st year with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Stefon Diggs is more interested in giving than receiving.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Rays beat Mets 8-5, clinch 1st AL East title in 10 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Confetti instead of champagne. Silly string instead of beer.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

French media: Top chef Pierre Troisgros dies aged 92

PARIS (AP) — Pierre Troisgros, one of France's top chefs who helped reinvent the country's traditional cuisine, died Wednesday just weeks after his 92nd birthday.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Probe of gang rape case that shocked Egypt ensnares many

CAIRO (AP) — An announcement last month that Egypt’s top prosecutor would investigate an alleged 2014 gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at a luxury Cairo hotel marked a rare moment of triumph for human rights activists.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

MLS-leading Crew beat Minnesota United 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lucas Zelarayán and Pedro Santos each had a goal and an assist and the MLS-leading Columbus Crew beat Minnesota United 2-0 on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Kevin Hart inks new multi-platform deal with SiriusXM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Hart is bringing more of his funny back to SiriusXM.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Twins assume first in AL Central with 7-6 win against Tigers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Cave hit a pair of home runs, Kenta Maeda finished off his regular season with another strong start and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 7-6 on Wednesday night to take over sole possession of the AL Central lead for the first time since late August.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Review: SuperM supercharges dance floors with super album

SuperM, “Super One" (SM Entertainment/Capitol Records)

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 4PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 4PM" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Man involved in timber poaching, starting wildfire sentenced

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A man involved in a timber poaching effort in Olympic National Forest that started a big wildfire has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Officials shift to recovery following Oregon wildfires

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's wildfires have “turned a corner” as firefighters continue to make significant progress containing the flames, but Oregonians still face a long road to recovery, Gov. Kate Brown said Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Met Opera skips this season, 1st Black composer opens '21-22

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera will skip an entire season for the first time in its nearly 140-year history and intends to return from the pandemic layoff next September with the company’s first presentation of a Black composer, Terence Blanchard’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones.”

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Lotto" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Brooks, Amadi about to get their chance on Seahawks defense

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Two youngsters are about to get their chance to prove they can be long-term options to help the Seattle Seahawks' struggling defense.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Louisville police say officer has been shot as protests grow over lack of charges for officers in Breonna Taylor's death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville police say officer has been shot as protests grow over lack of charges for officers in Breonna Taylor's death.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Stamkos scores, leaves, Lightning beat Stars 5-2 in Game 3

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — As soon as Steven Stamkos scored on his first shot since February, his Tampa Bay Lightning celebrated on the ice and the bench with 211 days of pent up excitement.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Yimmi Chara gives Portland 1-0 victory over Seattle

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Yimmi Chara scored in the opening minutes and the Portland Timbers went on to beat Pacific Northwest rival Seattle 1-0 on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Votto homers, Bauer sharp as surging Reds top Brewers 6-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — The grounds crew that had been banging drums and raising a din in the stands all game long lined up and exchanged high-fives with exuberant Reds players.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

19-year-old Bassett, Lewis help Rapids beat Earthquakes 5-0

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Cole Bassett and Jonathan Lewis each scored for the second consecutive game and the Colorado Rapids beat the San Jose Earthquakes 5-0 on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Fundraising goes on as Leah Still at 5 years cancer free

Leah Still planned to celebrate five years cancer free with a dinner at her favorite steakhouse.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

A's beat Dodgers 6-4 on Laureano's 9th-inning homer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After going hitless in his first two at-bats, Rámon Laureano singled. Feeling emboldened, he choked up on the bat and broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run homer.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

'Unfathomable': US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, by far the highest in the world, hitting the once-unimaginable threshold six weeks before an election that is certain to be a referendum in part on President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 1PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 1PM" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Embed-Fruits Of Labor-Palm Oil, ADVISORY

FRUITS OF LABOR - PALM OIL — Chart. Global demand for palm oil, which is found in half the items on supermarket shelves and in most cosmetic products, has skyrocketed over the past few decades. An AP investigation into the invisible workforce of millions of laborers toiling in the palm oil industry in Malaysia and Indonesia found many of them suffering from various forms of exploitation. This digital embed shows the fast rising production of palm oil. This chart is current as of Sept. 24, 2020 and will not be updated. Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 12:09 a.m. EDT

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Elton John announces new North American dates for final tour

NEW YORK (AP) — After postponing several shows because of the coronavirus pandemic, Elton John is saying hello to the yellow brick road of touring.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77

CHICAGO (AP) — Gale Sayers, the dazzling and elusive running back who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite the briefest of careers and whose fame extended far beyond the field for decades thanks to a friendship with a dying Chicago Bears teammate, has died. He was 77.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Another record low in viewership for 'Pandemmys'

NEW YORK (AP) — The novelty of television stars getting Emmy Awards delivered to their homes wasn't enough to keep the annual show from slipping further in popularity.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Huffington teams with book publisher on wellness guides

NEW YORK (AP) — A “behavior change" company founded by Arianna Huffington is teaming with Hachette Book Group on a series of wellness guides. The first release, “Your Time to Thrive,” comes out in March.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Wednesday Sports in Brief

MLB

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

US--Apple Books-Top-10

Apple Books US Bestseller List - 09/20/20 - Paid Books

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Oregon Lottery games offline for Portland, coast after fires

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Lottery games in Portland and on the coast went dark after damage caused by wildfires.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

For NBA players, Taylor grand jury decision 'not enough'

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James sent the word to the Los Angeles Lakers in a group text on Wednesday afternoon, and basketball suddenly seemed irrelevant.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Sweet 16: Post Malone leads Billboard Awards nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Post Malone is the sunflower of the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Ellen DeGeneres makes on-air apology, vows a 'new chapter'

NEW YORK (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres used her opening monologue of the new season of her daytime talk show to address allegations of a toxic work environment, apologizing for things “that never should have happened.”

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

French media: Raspy-voiced singer Juliette Greco dead at 93

PARIS (AP) — Juliette Greco, a French singer, actress, cultural icon and muse to existentialist philosophers of the country’s post-War period, has died, French media said Wednesday. She was 93.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Grand' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Weekly Grand" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto America' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Lotto America" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Poet Nikky Finney wins $100,000 lifetime achievement prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Nikky Finney has won the Wallace Stevens Award, a $100,000 lifetime achievement honor presented by the Academy of American Poets. Judges praised Finney, known for such collections as “Head Off & Split” and “Rice,” for her “fierce moral conviction” and as a bard “for the African diaspora.”

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Charges dismissed against man accused of mailing explosives

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Charges were dismissed against an Everett man accused of sending suspicious packages to the Washington D.C. area in 2018.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Lennon's killer says he sought glory, deserved death penalty

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man who killed John Lennon in 1980 says he was seeking glory and deserved the death penalty for a "despicable” act.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Portland police declare protest for Breonna Taylor a riot

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Oregon's largest city declared a crowd in front of the city’s police headquarters a riot late Wednesday as the demonstrators assembled to protest a Kentucky grand jury’s decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to the death of Breonna Taylor.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Woodward's 'Rage' sells 600,000 copies in first week

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Woodward's “Rage” sold more than 600,000 copies in its first week of publication, continuing a yearlong wave of blockbuster books about President Donald Trump.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Larentowicz, Atlanta beats FC Dallas 1-0 to end winless skid

ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Larentowicz scored on a penalty kick and Atlanta United beat FC Dallas 1-0 on Wednesday night to end a six-game winless streak.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Yankees make four errors, lose 14-1 to Blue Jays

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Gary Sánchez made two of his team’s season-high four errors and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the sloppy Yankees 14-1 Wednesday night, dealing New York perhaps a fatal blow in its race for home-field advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Today in History

Today in History

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Braves beat Marlins again 9-4, but Fried hurt in 1st inning

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried sat glumly in the dugout after the first inning, pondering another potential blow to the Atlanta Braves' beleaguered rotation with the NL playoffs just a week away.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Oregon misstated evacuation figures in chaos of wildfires

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — As wildfires raged across Oregon, state officials sent out a statement saying 500,000 people had been evacuated to escape encroaching flames.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Seoul: North Korea shoots SKorean official, burns his body

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday North Korean troops shot a South Korean government official who may have attempted to defect and set his body on fire, after they found him on a floating object in waters near the rivals’ disputed sea boundary.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

He's a Herro: Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Herro should still be in college. He's not, but is still a student.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible best-sellers for the week ending September 18th:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Aniston is award-worthy first responder in Emmy fire skit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Aniston missed out on an Emmy but proved herself as an award-worthy first responder when a ceremony stunt got overheated.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Actor Ryan Reynolds looking to invest in Welsh soccer club

WREXHAM, Wales (AP) — Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney could be making an unlikely foray into the soccer business.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

2nd-half goals lift Real Salt Lake over LA Galaxy, 2-0

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Albert Rusnak and Damir Kreilach scored second-half goals and Real Salt Lake beat the LA Galaxy 2-0 on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Perez, Cordero power Royals to 12-3 rout of contending Cards

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Cardinals are headed back to Busch Stadium with their playoff fate still in their hands.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor's death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night during the demonstrations expressing anger over the killings of Black people at the hands of police.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Giants beat Rockies 7-2 to take lead in NL wild-card race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mauricio Dubón hit a three-run homer off reliever Yency Almonte in the fifth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Wednesday night to move barely in front in a crowded NL wild-card race.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Dismay over Breonna Taylor spills into America's streets

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Anger, frustration and sadness over the decision not to charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor’s death poured into America’s streets as protesters lashed out at a criminal justice system they say is stacked against Black people. Violence seized the demonstrations in her hometown of Louisville as gunfire rang out and wounded two police officers.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

LEADING OFF: Padres check Clevinger, Burnes' ERA title bid

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Match 4' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Match 4" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

WA Lottery

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ These Washington lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Henderson willing to carry LA Rams with fellow RBs hurting

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Although the Los Angeles Rams intend to replace Todd Gurley by using three running backs extensively this season, the plan might need a short-term alteration with two of those backs already slowed by injuries.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State-All

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Wednesday:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Portland denies permit for right-wing rally, cites COVID-19

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland, Oregon, has denied a permit for a Saturday rally planned by the right-wing group Proud Boys.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Former detective who sexted informant sentenced to jail

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A former Redmond Police detective who sexted with an undercover informant will serve five days jail and 18 months probation, a judge ruled Tuesday.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

In Miami Beach, live theater returns — in vacant storefronts

NEW YORK (AP) — This fall, the seven deadly sins will be found all along an iconic Miami Beach thoroughfare — but they'll be socially distanced, thankfully.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Meghan's lawyers deny she cooperated with royal book authors

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for a British newspaper publisher that's being sued for invasion of privacy by the Duchess of Sussex argued Monday that she made personal information public by cooperating with the authors of a book about her relationship with Prince Harry. Her lawyers deny the claim.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Black attorney general chokes up during Taylor announcement

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Black attorney general choked up Wednesday when explaining why a grand jury didn't seek criminal charges against police officers for Breonna Taylor’s death — but his sympathetic words fell on many deaf ears.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Another mountain lion found dead on California freeway

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another mountain lion was found dead Wednesday on a Southern California freeway, prompting autthorities to say it was likely the latest of nearly two dozen cougars who have been struck while trying to cross roads that ring their territory.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

70 whales rescued from Australia's worst mass beaching

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Authorities revised up the number of pilot whales rescued from Australia’s worst mass stranding from 50 to 70 on Thursday, as the focus shifted to removing 380 carcasses from Tasmania state shallows.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Hollywood unions, studios agree on rules to start production

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood’s unions announced Monday that they have reached an agreement on pandemic protocols with major studios that will allow the broad resumption of production of films and television after six months of stagnant sets and widespread unemployment.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

California executive pleads guilty in college admission plot

A California businessman said to have steered “Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, to the ringleader of the college admissions bribery scheme admitted Monday to paying $40,000 to rig his daughter's ACT score.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

US Forecast

US Forecast for Thursday, September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

'The port came to us': Story behind AP photo of Beirut blast

JIYYEH, Lebanon (AP) — When Mustafa Kinno felt the ground shake and heard the deafening blast toward the port, he frantically called his brother living nearby.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Mariners keep slim playoff hopes alive, beat Astros 3-2

SEATTLE (AP) — In what was supposed to be a rebuilding season the Seattle Mariners will go into the final weekend with an outside shot at the postseason.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Australian convicted of murdering 2 women, acquitted of 3rd

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A judge on Thursday convicted a man of murdering two women who disappeared while going home from a night out with friends in the Australian west coast city of Perth.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Celtics' Gordon Hayward, wife Robyn welcome fourth child

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Celtics forward Gordon Hayward and wife Robyn are parents for a fourth time.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Breonna Taylor grand jury decision spurs NYC protests

NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators packed a New York City plaza Wednesday night to protest a Kentucky grand jury's decision not to indict any police officers for the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

The Latest: Black women address rally in downtown Portland

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death: (all times EDT)

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Win for Life' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Win for Life" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Zelarayán, Santos score; Crew beats Minnesota United 2-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lucas Zelarayán and Pedro Santos each had a goal and an assist and the MLS-leading Columbus Crew beat Minnesota United 2-0 on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Sayers, Piccolo friendship lives on in 'Brian's Song'

When Chicago Bears teammates Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo became roommates in 1967, the first time NFL players of different colors shared accommodations on the road, it hardly looked like a good fit.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Lawyer: Case of Black inmate set to die reveals racial bias

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The lawyer for the first Black inmate scheduled to die this year as part of the Trump administration’s resumption of federal executions says race played a central role in landing her client on death row for slaying a young white Iowa couple and burning them in the trunk of their car.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Miranda July dreams up a con family in ‘Kajillionaire’

Miranda July doesn’t seem to have fair-weather fans. There are those who are obsessed. And there are those who don’t know who she is. There is no in between.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Review: Craig Johnson mystery involving art creates art, too

“Next to Last Stand,” by Craig Johnson (Viking)

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world’s top brands, banks

PENINSULAR MALAYSIA (AP) — Jum’s words tumble out over the phone, his voice growing ever more frantic.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Red Bulls score 3 second-half goals in 4-1 win over Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Brian White scored the first of New York's three second-half goals and the Red Bulls beat Inter Miami 4-1 on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Gina Yashere memoir 'Cack-Handed' to be released in June

NEW YORK (AP) — Gina Yashere has some tough stories to share but also some inspiring ones.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Anger, tears for protesters seeking justice for Taylor

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Angry, confused and shedding tears, demonstrators who spent months calling for justice in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor resumed their protests Wednesday after prosecutors announced a single officer had been indicted — but not on charges involving the Black woman's death.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Micosoft will buy video game maker ZeniMax for $7.5 billion

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft is buying the company behind popular video games The Elder Scrolls, Doom and Fallout.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Clevinger suddenly pulled after 1 inning, Pads fall to Halos

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The euphoria of clinching their first playoff berth in 14 seasons three days earlier was tempered for the San Diego Padres when right-hander Mike Clevinger was suddenly pulled after only one inning of his start Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

OR Lottery

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ These Oregon lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Projected state revenues improve in Washington state

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Lawmakers in Washington state received some good financial news Wednesday, with updated numbers showing an increase in state revenues over the past few months, cutting an earlier projection of revenues losses by more than half.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

3 arrested at Portland protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon, arrested three people during overnight protests outside a building that houses the city's crime prevention programs.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Eovaldi's solid outing, Devers' hit lift Sox over O's 9-1

BOSTON (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi struck out eight over six scoreless innings, Rafael Devers hit a three-run double that capped a six-run third and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-1 on Wednesday night in a matchup of the AL East’s worst teams.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Rookie Mathisen hits 2 HRs, D-backs beat Rangers 7-3

PHOENIX (AP) — Rookie Wyatt Mathisen hit his first two career homers, fellow rookie Daulton Varsho knocked in the go-ahead run with a triple, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Kessler gets first MLS goal, Revolution cruise by Impact 3-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Rookie Henry Kessler scored his first MLS goal and the New England Revolution beat the Montreal Impact 3-1 on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Harper's 2 HRs help Phils top Nats 12-3, eliminate champs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper showed up to Nationals Park, his old stomping grounds, about six hours before Wednesday night’s first pitch to get treatment for a bothersome back, then got a chance to stay off his feet a bit as the designated hitter instead of an outfielder.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Review: The War and Treaty keep soaring past expectations

The War and Treaty, “Hearts Town" (Rounder)

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Celebs, long vocal about Breonna Taylor case, decry decision

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For months, actors, sports stars, musicians and other celebrities have been using their platforms to call for justice in the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor,

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

ID Lottery

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ These Idaho lotteries were drawn Wednesday:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Keno' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Keno" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Review: 'Agents of Chaos,' from Russia, but not with love

Let's take a trip back in American history, but not too way back. To a time not that unfamiliar — the last presidential election. Do you remember all the stuff swirling around in 2016?

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Beric scores again as Fire beats Dynamo, snaps skid

CHICAGO (AP) — Robert Beric scored for the third consecutive game and the Chicago Fire beat the Houston Dynamo 4-0 on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Seattle City Council overrides mayor's veto of policing cuts

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle will reduce the police department’s budget and reallocate some money to community programs after the City Council voted Tuesday evening to override Mayor Jenny Durkan’s vetoes of adjustments to this year’s budget.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Idaho Cash' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Idaho Cash" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Pozuelo scores in 90th minute, Toronto FC beats NYCFC 1-0

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Alejandro Pozuelo scored on a penalty kick in the 90th minute and Alex Bono tied the Toronto FC shutout record with 28 in the Reds' 1-0 victory over New York City on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Lebanese teen from Beirut joins global pop band

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A teenage singer from Lebanon this week became the latest to join a global pop band formed by Simon Fuller, the man behind the Spice Girls and “American Idol,” which aims to transform young unknowns into internet superstars.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Venezuela's Maduro blasts US in speech to world leaders

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro blasted United States sanctions in his address to the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, while avoiding any mention of a report accusing his government of crimes against humanity.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs top CMT noms

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ashley McBryde, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett top the 2020 CMT Music Awards nominations with three each.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Wright-Phillips scores twice, LAFC beats Whitecaps 6-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice to move into fifth place on the MLS career list and Los Angeles beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 6-0 on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Jets WRs Perriman, Crowder sit out practice with injuries

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receivers Breshad Perriman and Jamison Crowder sat out practice with injuries, and they could miss the game at Indianapolis on Sunday.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Another slow start undermines Stars in loss to Lightning

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Another slow start doomed the Dallas Stars.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Blake makes save in 92nd, Union tie FC Cincinnati 0-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andre Blake had the only save of the match and the Philadelphia Union stretched their unbeaten streak to four with a scoreless draw with FC Cincinnati on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Megabucks" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Lines' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Lucky Lines" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Debunked COVID story prompts differing responses on Fox News

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel's Steve Doocy apologized on Monday “for any confusion” in reporting a now-debunked story about the mayor of Nashville, Tennessee, supposedly concealing the number of coronavirus cases linked to bars and restaurants in that city because they were so low.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Review: Bishop, Musselwhite pair up for vigorous blues fest

Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite, “100 Years of Blues” (Alligator Records)

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Bieber lowers ERA to 1.63, Indians top White Sox 3-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber lowered his ERA to 1.63 in his final regular-season start, the lowest in the American League since Luis Tiant’s 1.60 for Cleveland in 1968, and Jordan Luplow hit a game-ending home run that gave the Indians a 3-2 win over Chicago on Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Music Review: Fleet Foxes release bright, nuanced album

Fleet Foxes, “Shore” (ANTI-)

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Packers' Davante Adams unsure of his status for Saints game

Green Bay wide receiver Davante Adams says he doesn’t know yet whether he’ll be able to play Sunday night at New Orleans after leaving the Packers’ previous game early with a hamstring injury.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Kal Penn hopes for dialogue with new show for young voters

Politics has been more than a little shouty of late. Actor and activist Kal Penn would quietly like to change that.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

2 antiquities dealers charged with defrauding buyers

NEW YORK (AP) — Two dealers of ancient art were indicted Tuesday for allegedly creating fake ownership histories for the antiquities they sold through auction houses in New York.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' fame sued for defamation

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Carole Baskin, who became a pop culture sensation due to Netflix’s docuseries “Tiger King,” is being sued for defamation by a former assistant. As part of the lawsuit, the daughters of Baskin's former husband are seeking more information about what happened to their father, who disappeared mysteriously more than two decades ago.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Orlando City beats Sporting KC to run unbeaten streak to 7

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tesho Akindele and Benji Michel scored in the first half and Orlando City beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Wednesday night to run its unbeaten streak to seven games.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Hit 5' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Hit 5" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

General becomes 1st Black head of U.S. Air Force Academy

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force Academy installed a new superintendent who will be the first Black officer to lead the military institution.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 10PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 10PM" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Braves' Fried leave final start after tweaking ankle on bunt

ATLANTA (AP) — NL Cy Young Award contender Max Fried lasted just one inning in his final start of the regular season, leaving a game against the Miami Marlins after tweaking his ankle fielding a bunt Wednesday night.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 7PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 7PM" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Review: Millie Bobby Brown has fun with ‘Enola Holmes’

There is a long, questionable and occasionally successful tradition of spinning off iconic literary and film characters through relatives distant and not from James Bond Jr. to John Shaft II and III. In other words, it's not out of bounds that someone would come along and invent a little sister for Sherlock Holmes and eventually make a movie out of it.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Rios scores first MLS goal, Nashville beats DC United 1-0

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Daniel Rios scored his first MLS goal on a diving header and Nashville SC beat D.C. United 1-0 on Wednesday night in the league's first game with a female center referee in more than 20 years.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Success of Ginsburg film inspires CNN look at John Lewis

NEW YORK (AP) — Indirectly, the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired CNN Films' new documentary on the life of civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Rays clinch first AL East title in 10 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Randy Arozarena homered twice and the Tampa Bay Rays clinched their first AL East title in 10 years Wednesday night with an 8-5 victory over the New York Mets.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Employees can’t wear BLM buttons at Fred Meyer, QFC stores

SEATTLE (AP) — In another struggle over protest symbols in the workplace, employees at Seattle-area QFC and Fred Meyer stores are saying a ban on “Black Lives Matter” buttons violates federal labor law and their union contract.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame RB Gale Sayers

Reaction to the death of Chicago Bears great and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Raiders place OL Richie Incognito on injured reserve

The Las Vegas Raiders placed starting left guard Richie Incognito on injured reserve with an Achilles injury, the latest injury to their offensive line.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Wednesday:

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Pirates cool off Hendricks, slip past playoff-bound Cubs 2-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are heading to the playoffs for the fifth time in six years. If their offense doesn't pick up soon, it might be a short stay.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Al-Hilal disqualified from Asian CL after squad hit by virus

Defending champion Al-Hilal was forced to withdraw from the Asian Champions League on Wednesday after being unable to field a full team due to a coronavirus outbreak.

September 24, 2020 12:06 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Game' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Daily Game" game were:

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Backers pledge $1.65M in push to save Iowa sports programs

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Supporters lobbying to reinstate four recently-eliminated University of Iowa sports programs say they have obtained $1.65 million and counting in pledges if the school decides to keep them going.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Tuesday Sports in Brief

MLB

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Arkansas State postpones game against Tulsa

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Falcons and MLS Atlanta United to have some fans

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

New Magnolia State coaches prepare for challenging debuts

Lane Kiffin’s Mississippi home debut was supposed to come against Southeast Missouri State. Mike Leach expected to start his first season at Mississippi State versus New Mexico.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Mizzou's Drinkwitz: transparency trumps competitive edge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eli Drinkwitz could have kept private the COVID-19 testing numbers within the Missouri football program.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Texas Tech football has no new positive tests

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Texas State coach, accused of racist comments, resigns

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Texas State coach Danny Kaspar has resigned three months after a former player accused him of making racist remarks.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Louisville challenges NCAA over recruiting allegations

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has refuted NCAA allegations against its men's basketball program in the wake of a federal corruption scandal, requesting that the highest-level violation be reclassified.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 1 Clemson, Swinney worried about COVID during bye week

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has few worries about his football team on the field. Off it? That's another story.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Notre Dame-Wake Forest postponed; Mountain West eyes fall

As the Atlantic Coast Conference worked Tuesday to reschedule another league game postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak within one of its teams, the Mountain West was zeroing in on a possible late October start to its football season.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

CMU hires Texas associate AD to lead athletic department

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Central Michigan hired Amy Folan to be its athletic director.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

South Carolina looks for improvement from revamped offense

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina now gets to see if changes on offense the Gamecocks have made since last fall will translate into wins.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Dietzen returns to Badgers; Pearson out for medical reasons

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has regained offensive lineman Jon Dietzen and lost safety Reggie Pearson as the Badgers resume practices for the pandemic-delayed season.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Budget shortfall forces deep cuts in Ohio St sports program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State's athletic department will cut 25 jobs, furlough hundreds of other employees and ask coaches and others to take 5% pay cuts to help grapple with a projected $107 million budget deficit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, athletic director Gene Smith said Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

College Football Picks: SEC start in most unusual season

The Southeastern Conference is set to kick off its 10-game, league-only schedule, making this Saturday the most normal-feeling yet of a most unusual season.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 4 Georgia to be reunited with popular Pittman in opener

Kirby Smart gives much credit to first-year Arkansas coach Sam Pittman for helping to make No. 4 Georgia an annual contender for the Southeastern Conference championship.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Dear Donald, Dear Mr. President: A Trump-Nixon '80s tale

WASHINGTON (AP) — They were two men in Manhattan who craved the same thing: validation. One was a brash, young real estate developer looking to put his stamp on New York, the other a disgraced elder statesman bent on repairing his reputation.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

BC receiver Kobay White out for season with ACL

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College receiver Kobay White will miss the entire season after having surgery on his ACL.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Syracuse's Carrier Dome turns 40 years old, gets new look

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse University's Carrier Dome opened 40 years ago with an overflow crowd that set an attendance record that still stands.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Kansas, K-State try to rebound in Big 12 from Sun Belt blows

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas and Kansas State had plenty of reasons to believe this season would produce another solid brick for the foundation of their programs, despite spring football being scuttled by the coronavirus and an offseason unlike any other.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Big 12 conference openers include 1st games for Baylor, TCU

Some things to watch Saturday in the Big 12, when conference play starts in the league's 25th season. It will be the season openers for TCU and Baylor, who weren't able to play their scheduled non-conference games because of COVID-19:

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Man claims self defense in fatal shooting of basketball star

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A man charged with murder in the midday shooting of a college basketball star on a Hartford street claimed self defense at his arraignment on Monday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Duke loses CB Blackwell indefinitely after knee surgery

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke has lost starting cornerbacks Josh Blackwell and Mark Gilbert indefinitely due to surgeries.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

New push to retire Native team names headed to Legislature

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The first Native American woman elected to the Washington state House of Representatives says she is drafting legislation to remove Native-themed mascots and team names at public schools. This has been a goal of Native American leaders, but has new-found momentum after the Washington, DC, NFL football team’s name change.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

SEC football opens minus big crowds, tailgating, some stars

Southeastern Conference football games won’t have their normal scenes of packed stadiums and partying tailgaters.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Vandy coach still mum on starting QB vs No. 10 Texas A&M

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derek Mason knows who his new starting quarterback is. The Vanderbilt coach just isn't saying, not while looking for every advantage possible in the Commodores' season opener.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Mullen's Florida staff receives nearly $500K before pandemic

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen didn’t get a raise or an extension after his team’s 11-2 finish last season. His staff got the money.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Monday's Sports in Brief

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September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Defense ahead of the offense early in ACC season

Defense seems to have the early edge in the Atlantic Coast Conference after the start of this pandemic-affected college football season.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Coach Fuente hopes Hokies 'able to play' Wolfpack this week

First it was North Carolina State that couldn’t play Virginia Tech because of positive coronavirus tests, and then it was the Hokies who had to pull out of a game against Virginia because of the virus.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Media picks Alabama to top Florida in SEC championship game

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is the media favorite to win the Southeastern Conference title while Florida is the pick to win the Eastern Division.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Minnesota star WR Bateman wants to opt back into 2020 season

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman has decided to opt back in for the 2020 football season in light of the Big Ten's resumption of fall competition, contingent on the star junior gaining the necessary eligibility clearance.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ill. Rep. Schakowsky backs College Athlete Bill of Rights

Rep. Jan Schakowsky, chairwoman of the House Commerce Subcommittee, is backing the College Athlete Bill of Rights crafted by a group of Democratic senators.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Houston, FAU still waiting after virus disrupts 3 more games

The Houston Cougars are again without an opponent and still waiting to play their season opener as COVID-19 issues wiped out three more major college football games Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Aranda optimistic Baylor will play Big 12 opener vs Kansas

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Dave Aranda expressed optimism Monday that his team will be able to play its Big 12 opener against Kansas on Saturday after having to call off a game last weekend because of positive COVID-19 tests that affected a position group.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Games go on, but many traditions on hold in college football

To the delight of fans young and old, an English bulldog named Uga has been stationed on the sideline at all but one Georgia home football game since 1956.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 5 Florida will open season without starting O-lineman

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 5 Florida will open the season short-handed up front.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

No. 5 Florida settles into normal routine, braces for chaos

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen is finally settling into a somewhat normal routine.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lopers announce 4-game football schedule starting in Oct. 31

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska-Kearney has announced a four-game nonconference football schedule beginning Oct. 31.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Texas Tech softball coach resigns amid reported inquiry

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech softball coach Adrian Gregory resigned Tuesday, saying only that it was “best to part ways” amid a report that the program is the subject of school inquiry into the well-being of its players.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Former UGa player says he experienced racism, manipulation

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia defensive back Otis Reese says he left the school because of racist treatment on campus, and contends that coach Kirby Smart manipulated him to continue playing for the Bulldogs last season after he expressed his intention to transfer.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

TCU names ex transfer Downing starting QB vs Iowa State

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Former transfer Matthew Downing has been named the starting quarterback for TCU's season opener, though last year's starter has also been cleared to play.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

STAT WATCH: Bentley's 227-yard day ranks among best for SMU

SMU's Ulysses Bentley IV already has made his mark for a program that has produced some of the biggest-name running backs in college football history.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Cyclones head into Big 12 opener at TCU in bounce-back mode

Iowa State knows all too well about picking up the pieces after a heartbreaking loss and getting in the right frame of mind for the next game.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

QB Guarantano opens as undisputed starter for No. 16 Vols

Jarrett Guarantano and the 16th-ranked Tennessee Volunteers are about to find out how much it helps them having the same offensive coordinator for consecutive seasons.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Auburn to football fans: No TP rolling on replanted oaks

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn University is asking fans to avoid rolling its replanted oak trees with toilet paper as football games begin on campus.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

Journal Times, Racine, Sept. 21

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

GOP Senate report on Biden son alleges conflict of interest

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for November delivery rose 33 cents to $39.93 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose 5 cents to $41.77 a barrel.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Progressives pledge to keep pushing Biden to expand court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Since Joe Biden ran away with the Democratic presidential nomination in March, leading progressives have accepted him — sometimes grudgingly — as their party's leader. But, in the final weeks of the campaign, the Supreme Court vacancy is threatening to inflame

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates his gains for veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed to receive a 2016 award from military veterans that didn't exist and falsely denigrated the record of the late Republican Sen. John McCain on veterans affairs, whose widow

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Executive leaves mine project amid recorded comment fallout

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The man helping lead efforts to develop a copper and gold mine near the headwaters of a major salmon fishery in Alaska has resigned following the release of recorded comments in which he “embellished” relationships with elected and regulatory officials, Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. said Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asian shares take breather after Wall Street gains

Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump says he's 'not a fan' of Meghan's, wishes Harry luck

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took a swipe at the Duchess of Sussex on Wednesday after the former Meghan Markle and Prince Harry participated in a Time 100 video urging Americans to vote.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Sam McBratney, 'Guess How Much I Love You' author, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam McBratney, the Irish children's author whose picture story of ever-wider and higher devotion “Guess How I Much Love You" became bedtime reading for millions of families, has died.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Japan PM tells South Korea it's time to fix strained ties

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Thursday held his first telephone call with his South Korean counterpart since taking office, telling President Moon Jae-in that the neighbors should work to resolve their strained relations.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: India adds 86K cases, junior minister among dead

NEW DELHI — India reported another 86,508 new coronavirus cases, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi sees little merit in imposing even short local lockdowns.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Indiana governor keeps mask order, drops other virus limits

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Most of Indiana’s coronavirus restrictions on businesses and crowd sizes will be lifted this weekend, but people will still be required to wear masks in public for another three weeks, Gov. Eric Holcomb said Wednesday

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virginia: Warner, Gade meet in first debate of Senate race

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia and his Republican opponent Daniel Gade sparred over the dangers of the conoravirus, when to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court other topics Wednesday during their first debate in a little-noticed Senate race.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Trump says he won't meet with Judge Lagoa

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Edmunds: Why electric vehicle ranges vary from EPA estimate

You’ve probably heard the phrase “your mileage may vary” with regard to how your real-world fuel economy compares to the EPA estimate. The adage refers to gasoline-powered vehicles, but the same applies to electric vehicles.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

TikTok asks judge to block Trump's ban as deadline looms

NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese-owned TikTok asked a judge to block the Trump Administration's attempt to ban its app, suggesting the video-sharing app's forced deal with Oracle and Walmart remains unsettled.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's untruths on court pick, Biden's flubs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Senate allies are misrepresenting the facts about Supreme Court nominations as he prepares to push ahead with a replacement for the

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US experts vow ‘no cutting corners’ as vaccine tests expand

WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge international study of a COVID-19 vaccine that aims to work with just one dose is getting underway as top U.S. health officials sought Wednesday to assure a skeptical Congress and public that they can trust any shots the government ultimately approves.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

How can I tell the difference between the flu and COVID-19?

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

New SUV is next step in VW's post-scandal electric offensive

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen is unveiling a battery-powered sport-utility vehicle that is headed for global markets including the United States and China, as the company takes a major step forward in its campaign to make electric cars a mass-market choice.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

World leaders criticize haphazard response to pandemic

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders gathering remotely Wednesday criticized a haphazard global response to a microscopic virus that has unleashed economic havoc and taken nearly 1 million lives in its march across the globe. In the words of Kazakhstan’s president, it was “a critical collapse of global cooperation.”

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

eBay workers who sent spiders to couple to plead guilty

BOSTON (AP) — Four former eBay Inc. employees have agreed to plead guilty to their roles in a campaign of intimidation that included sending live spiders and cockroaches to the home of a Massachusetts couple who ran an online newsletter critical of the auction site, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Honolulu to allow some activities to resume

HONOLULU -- Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell says the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control the spread of the coronavirus to resume under new guidelines.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Mississippi gov: Don't let politics hinder virus vaccination

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Wednesday praised the Trump administration's efforts to make a

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

All federal agents from Operation Legend leave Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than 200 federal agents assigned to the anti-crime task force known as Operation Legend have left Kansas City, authorities announced Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story” a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lawyers eye neo-Nazi website founder's assets for $14M award

Attorneys for a Montana real estate agent are eyeing the assets of a neo-Nazi website operator to collect a $14 million court judgment against the man for an anti-Semitic online “troll storm” that he orchestrated against the Jewish woman and her family, court filings show.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump, social media, right-wing news stir up antifa scares

LEITCHFIELD, Ky. (AP) — The group gathered around the town square, waiting for the arrival of what has become a new American boogeyman: antifa.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Pilgrim's Pride CEO, indicted on price fixing counts, is out

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Pilgrim’s Pride has replaced its CEO as he prepares to face price fixing charges.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Venezuela's Guaidó urges nations to decry Maduro

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT):

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

German Cabinet approves 2021 budget with high borrowing

Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a 2021 budget that foresees significant borrowing for the second consecutive year as Europe's biggest economy tries to lessen the fallout of the coronavirus crisis.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Americans load up on candy, trick or treat - or not

Americans may not know if trick or treating will happen this year because of the pandemic, but they’re buying a lot of Halloween candy while they wait to find out.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump works to win over Catholic voters on abortion issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Wednesday to sign an executive order that would require health care providers to provide medical care to all babies born alive as he makes an election-year push to appeal to voters who oppose abortion.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Wildfires taint West Coast vineyards with taste of smoke

TURNER, Ore. (AP) — Smoke from the West Coast wildfires has tainted grapes in some of the nation's most celebrated wine regions with an ashy flavor that could spell disaster for the 2020 vintage.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Breach at software provider to local governments, schools

DALLAS (AP) — A major provider of software services for governments and schools across the United States, Tyler Technologies, told customers Wednesday that an unknown intruder broke into its phone and information technology systems.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US firm pleads guilty to paying bribes in Brazil, Venezuela

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A major U.S. asphalt company agreed to pay $16.6 million in fines while pleading guilty Tuesday to federal charges that it paid millions in bribes to officials in Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela for almost a decade to win lucrative contracts.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Schools chief candidate clarifies status of her organization

SEATTLE (AP) — A candidate for state education chief in Washington state who claimed to operate a nonprofit now says her organization does not actually have federal tax-exempt status.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

State Supreme Court upholds ruling on Green Party candidates

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court said in an opinion released Wednesday that it rejected a Republican-backed bid to get Montana Green Party candidates on the November ballot because a petition to qualify them was not supported by the Green Party itself.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MIT professor wins top AI award for cancer, drug research

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor using computer science to detect cancer and discover new drugs has won a new $1 million award for artificial intelligence.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hong Kong journalists protest new accreditation rules

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s professional journalism association on Thursday protested new rules restricting who can provide press coverage during demonstrations, saying the government has no right to determine who is or isn't a reporter.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Mars drops Uncle Ben's, reveals new name for rice brand

NEW YORK (AP) — The Uncle Ben's rice brand is getting a new name: Ben's Original.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Michigan Senate leaves DWI's out of expungement expansion

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate passed bills Wednesday that would allow hundreds of thousands of people to clear their criminal records to help them overcome barriers in society such as finding employment and housing, but stopped short of including DWI offenses in the proposed expungement process.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

VIRUS DIARY: As time ran short, a son rushed to say goodbye

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — No man is an island, the poem says. But amid pandemic quarantine, when my dad started having episodes of feeling faint, he seemed so isolated.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: China to let in more foreigners as virus recedes

BEIJING (AP) — Foreigners holding certain types of visas and residence permits will be permitted to return to China starting next week as the threat of coronavirus continues to recede.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Long lines of mourners pay respects to Ginsburg at court

WASHINGTON (AP) — With crowds of admirers swelling outside, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was remembered Wednesday at the court by grieving family, colleagues and friends as a prophet for justice who persevered against long odds to become an American icon.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Utility equipment eyed as possible source of fire near LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into whether a huge wildfire near Los Angeles was sparked by Southern California Edison utility equipment, according to the company.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

China blasts US House bill, denies forced labor in Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday lashed out at the passage of a bill by the U.S. House of Representatives that threatens sanctions over the alleged use of forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region, calling the accusation a lie.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Investigators looking into whether huge wildfire near Los Angeles was sparked by utility equipment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators looking into whether huge wildfire near Los Angeles was sparked by utility equipment.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electricity bills that were authorized in a new law at the center of a

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

PA schools allowing more sports fans after court ruling

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Some Pennsylvania school districts are letting more fans in the stands after a federal judge’s ruling that tossed statewide pandemic limits on crowd size, although legislative Republicans on Wednesday lost an effort to enshrine local control of school sports into law.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

'Are people to be left to die?' Vaccine pleas fill UN summit

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — If the United Nations was created from the ashes of World War II, what will be born from the global crisis of COVID-19?

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Judge: Eric Trump must give NY deposition before election

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son Eric has until Oct. 7 to speak to New York investigators probing his family’s business practices, a judge ruled Wednesday, rejecting his lawyers’ contention that his “extreme travel schedule” on the campaign trail warranted a delay until after the November election.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Michigan House votes to shield employers from virus lawsuits

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A divided Michigan House voted Wednesday to shield health providers and businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits filed by patients, employees or customers, advancing bills that majority Republicans said would give businesses more comfort to reopen and block frivolous complaints.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

High court fight adds to pile of issues weighing on voters

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Republican Party headquarters in this former steel town was buzzing Saturday as supporters filed in to pick up Trump 2020 stickers and yard signs, including ones declaring: “Your pro-life vote matters."

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump tightens Cuba sanctions as he woos Cuban-American vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that U.S. travelers won't be allowed to bring home Cuban cigars and rum or stay in government-owned hotels there under new measures designed to help financially cripple the island's government. The action came as Trump is seeking to boost his appeal among Cuban Americans, a crucial Republican-leaning voting bloc in the all-important state of Florida.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Atlantic City is leading a wave of female casino leaders

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For decades, women have dealt cards or served drinks in casinos, but they rarely got the chance to run the joint.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, establishing a timeline in the nation's most populous state that could force U.S. automakers to shift their zero-emission efforts into overdrive.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Former staffer: White House politicized Bolton book review

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials repeatedly exerted political pressure in an unsuccessful effort to block the release of former national security adviser John Bolton’s tell-all book, a career government records professional said in a court filing Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

China auto show forging ahead under anti-virus controls

BEIJING (AP) — The first event for the CEO of Swedish electric car brand Polestar at this month’s Beijing auto show: A two-week quarantine in a hotel.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Judge sets deadline before presidential election for Eric Trump to meet with NY investigators probing family business

NEW YORK (AP) — Judge sets deadline before presidential election for Eric Trump to meet with NY investigators probing family business.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Does the coronavirus spread easily among children?

Does the coronavirus spread easily among children?

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

GOP senators see political, principle gain in court fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump marveled at a rally this week about how important

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Latest Oregon revenue forecast increases by $2 billion

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon economists presented a “shocking” and significantly improved revenue forecast Wednesday, which could leave the state's current budget nearly unscathed by the economic impacts of COVID-19.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Texas Rep. Ron Wright out of hospital after cancer treatment

DALLAS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ron Wright is out of the hospital following treatment for lung cancer complications, the Texas Republican's campaign staff announced Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Powell faces lawmakers' skepticism on some Fed aid programs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday defended the Federal Reserve's efforts to support the economy during the pandemic-induced recession from assertions that its programs bungled aspects of its response.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Louisiana treasurer: Unclaimed property fund low for claims

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Treasurer John Schroder said Wednesday the fund to pay unclaimed property claims is temporarily running low on cash and will have to delay sending out some payments until late October because dollars from the fund were diverted to balance the state budget.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Firefighting pilot dies in Idaho air tanker crash

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a firefighter died after his single-engine air tanker crashed while he was fighting a small fire in southwestern Idaho Tuesday evening.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Australian bank agrees to $919M fine for money laundering

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Westpac, Australia’s second-largest bank, agreed to pay a 1.3 billion Australian dollar ($919 million) fine for breaches of anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing laws, the largest ever civil penalty in Australia, a financial crime regulator said on Thursday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

New Year's Eve in Times Square incorporates virtual elements

NEW YORK (AP) — New Year's Eve in Times Square will incorporate virtual elements, organizers said Wednesday as they gear up for a celebration that will have to be scaled down and socially distant in response to the coronavirus.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Kings Canyon, Yosemite parks reopen as air quality improves

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Kings Canyon National Park reopened to visitors on Wednesday and Yosemite National Park will welcome back visitors on Friday as air quality improves.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lawsuit asks court to force Facebook to ban militia posts

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Facebook can't be trusted to enforce its ban on violent rhetoric in the run-up to the November elections, as is evident by its refusal to remove a group's call to arms to protect businesses in Kenosha last month before a night of unrest in which two protesters were shot and killed, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Florida seeks investigation on Bloomberg donation on voting

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's attorney general asked state and federal law enforcement on Wednesday to investigate possible election law violations after billionaire and former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg helped raise more than $16 million for Florida felons to pay their debts so they can vote in the presidential election.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Is credit card relief little help? Check out debt management

As cardholders experience financial difficulties due to COVID-19, some credit card issuers are promoting their hardship programs.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Reports: Kuwait and the UAE in economic pain amid pandemic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil-rich Arab Gulf states suffered severe economic blows on Wednesday, as a major credit agency downgraded Kuwait for the first time and the United Arab Emirates acknowledged its economy would contract to a level last seen in 2009.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

House easily passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sweeping bipartisan vote that takes a government shutdown off the table, the House passed a temporary government-wide funding bill Tuesday night, shortly after President Donald Trump prevailed in a behind-the-scenes fight over his farm bailout.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asian shares fall as caution sets in after Wall St retreat

Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday as caution set in after a retreat on Wall Street driven by a decline in technology shares.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Judge punts on voting case over Wisconsin student IDs

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday that he won't rule before the election on a lawsuit that challenged a state law requiring college student IDs to have an expiration date in order for them to be used as a voter's ID.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Governor, secretary of state spar over election plans

PHOENIX (AP) — An effort by Arizona's top election official to introduce more ways for people to register or vote in certain limited circumstances has drawn the ire of Gov. Doug Ducey and some county election officials who say it's illegal.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hanford contractors agree to pay $58 million fine for fraud

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two companies that do work at a former nuclear weapons production plant will pay fines of nearly $58 million for improperly billing the federal government for thousands of hours of work that were not performed.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Congress seeks to block goods from China over forced labor

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan bill aimed at keeping goods out of the U.S. that are made with the forced labor of detained ethnic minorities in China passed overwhelmingly Tuesday in the House of Representatives despite concerns about the potential effects on global commerce.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Pompeo shatters diplomatic norms with political appearances

WASHINGTON (AP) — Undaunted by criticism, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is forging ahead with a series of events that have overtly political overtones ahead of the November presidential election.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

DOJ nearing antitrust action on Google; Trump eyes tech curb

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Trump administration moves toward antitrust action against search giant Google, it’s campaigning to enlist support from sympathetic state attorneys general across the country.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Michigan lawmakers unveil, approve $62.7B state budget

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers Wednesday swiftly proposed and passed a $62.7 billion budget that will keep spending flat thanks to a federal rescue and avoid major cuts that had been feared due to the coronavirus pandemic.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Black man held at gunpoint by Arizona officer seeks $2.5M

PHOENIX (AP) — A Black man filed a $2.5 million claim Wednesday against the Arizona city of Tempe after a police officer held him at gunpoint while looking for a white suspect at a hotel.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: China lifts pandemic bar on entry by foreigners

BEIJING — Chinese officials say foreigners holding certain types of visas and residence permits will be permitted to return to China as the threat of the new coronavirus continues to recede.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Wells Fargo CEO apologizes for comments about diversity

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo CEO Charles Scharf apologized Wednesday for comments he made suggesting it is difficult to find qualified Black executives in the financial industry.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: India sees 83,000 new cases, but numbers falling

NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported more than 83,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, showing some decline after reaching a record a week earlier.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virus shutdown took a toll on routine health care for kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharp decline in routine medical care for low-income children during the coronavirus shutdown could cause long-term harm if not reversed, federal officials warned Wednesday.

September 24, 2020 12:03 a.m.

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Technology companies dragged U.S. stocks sharply lower Wednesday as Wall Street's tumultuous month continues to churn.

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Fendi kicks off hybrid Milan Fashion Week with optimism

MILAN (AP) — The Italian fashion industry is moving to inject optimism into luxury’s dismal year, staging 23 live runway shows and 37 presentations during a hybrid live-digital Milan Fashion Week that aims to excite consumers and connect with the buying network.

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Millennial Money: Home costs don't stop at a down payment

If you’re saving for your first home, there’s no shortage of advice out there — some of it questionable, even if you do have an avocado toast habit. Still, it’s true that your down payment may be the biggest check you ever write.

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Mining county asks lawmakers for open meetings law exemption

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Officials in a rural Nevada county with significant mining assets want state lawmakers to carve out an exemption in the state's Open Meeting Law to allow them to discuss environmental assessments before the reports are released to the public.

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Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.

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Liz Weston: Fear of bankruptcy holds too many people back

The mystery isn’t why so many people file for bankruptcy each year. It’s why more people don’t.

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Judge will rule soon on GOP attempt to block mail ballots

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Requiring Montana counties to open polling places for November's election would be “absolutely catastrophic," for voters and for public health, the governor's chief legal counsel, Raph Graybill, told a federal judge Tuesday.

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Arkansas asks judge to dismiss lawsuit over virus mandates

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas reported 20 more deaths from the illness caused by the coronavirus on Wednesday as the state asked a judge to dismiss an effort by some Republican lawmakers to invalidate virus safety restrictions.

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Business Highlights

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Growing cotton in the Columbia Basin
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Growing cotton in the Columbia Basin

Augie Kooistra is not a man who takes “no” for an answer.

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Lawmaker seek aid for wine grape growers

Leaders of the Congressional Wine Caucus are asking U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue to provide COVID-19 relief for growers of wine grapes across the country.

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U.S. potato sales sag but still strong

A decline in demand for U.S. potatoes internationally as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic caused total potato exports to fall almost 3 percent for the marketing year 2019-2020, according to Colorado-based marketing group Potatoes USA.

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Washington water trust names new executive director

James Kraft has been named the new executive director of the Washington Water Trust.

WSU researchers find way to cool grapes
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WSU researchers find way to cool grapes

Extreme heat, and too much water in response, affects a delicate balance in wine grape quality.

Royal Slope receives viticultural area designation
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Royal Slope receives viticultural area designation

It’s official — the Royal Slope is now its very own designated wine producing region.

Wind farm sprouts on Rattlesnake Flat
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Wind farm sprouts on Rattlesnake Flat

The name Rattlesnake Flat evokes bleak and remote desolation — lonely cacti dotting a dusty landscape, the occasional tumbleweed lopping past a cattle skull slowly bleaching under an unrelenting desert sun.

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Equine influenza outbreak at WSU

Eleven horses housed at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Pullman have contracted equine influenza. The horses are a USDA research herd used to study tick-borne parasitic disease.

Dillon artist focuses on historical West
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Dillon artist focuses on historical West

The paintings by Jessica Glenn will be featured during October at Phillips Studio & Gallery in the Kalispell Center Mall.

WTC’s ‘Waverly Gallery’ plays this weekend
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WTC’s ‘Waverly Gallery’ plays this weekend

The Whitefish Theatre Co.’s Black Curtain production “The Waverly Gallery” runs Sept. 26 and 27 at the O’Shaughnessy Center in Whitefish.

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0924 TWIF Briefs

The Bigfork Playhouse Children’s Theatre has canceled its production of “Disney’s Lion King Jr.” due to two confirmed cases of coronavirus among the cast and crew.

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0924 TWIF Calendar

WEEKLY EVENTS THURSDAY, SEPT. 24 MUSIC • Open mic, 6 p.m., Cypress Yard, Whitefish

Wolfpack Theatre stages ‘Robin Hood’ in outdoor venue
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Wolfpack Theatre stages ‘Robin Hood’ in outdoor venue

The Wolfpack Theatre Company at Glacier High School continues its outdoor production of “The Heart of Robin Hood” today, Sept. 24, and Sept. 26.

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Considering lead ammunition

Many of you probably get and read FWP’s Montana Outdoors magazine. It is a great little magazine that is dirt cheap.

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Democrats should boycott the confirmation process

With announcements by Senators Romney, Grassley and Gardner, the outcome of the confirmation process for Trump’s third nominee to the Supreme Court is a done deal.

0924 death notice
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0924 death notice

Gordon W. Helland, 90, of Kalispell, died Sept. 22, 2020, in Kalispell.

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'Captain Underpants' to the rescue?

Kalispell’s version of the book character “Captain Underpants” came to town in the form of a man who was purportedly seen walking around a store parking lot off U.S. 93 North in his underwear “with his privates hanging out.”

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Letters to the editor Sept. 24

Letters to the editor Sept. 24

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7 million private acres available for 2020 hunting season

For the 2020 hunting season, approximately 1,200 landowners have enrolled more than 7 million acres of land into the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Block Management Program.

Pickleball center breaks ground in Bigfork
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Pickleball center breaks ground in Bigfork

Bigfork is embracing the popular sport of pickleball in a big way.

Bigfork film festival 2020 goes hybrid
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Bigfork film festival 2020 goes hybrid

The fourth annual Bigfork Independent Film Festival returns to the screen Oct. 2 to Oct. 4.

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Legals for September, 24 2020

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Legals for September, 24 2020

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Legals for September, 24 2020

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Legals for September, 24 2020

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Legals for September, 24 2020