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  • Attorney general turns over fracking letter info

    By Associated Press

    Montana Attorney General Tim Fox on Wednesday gave a conservation group the records it wanted about Fox's decision to join other states in protesting plans to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal land. Published April 24, 2014

  • Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes

    By STEVEN DUBOIS - Associated Press

    An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia. Published April 24, 2014

  • Smart Spending: Get your groove on, on a budget

    By MAE ANDERSON - Associated Press

    As the air gets warmer and spring blossoms, the season of music festivals is upon us. From Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Tennessee in June to Lollapalooza in Chicago in August, music lovers across the country will soon begin to flocking to festivals, which can draw hundreds of thousands of fans. Published April 24, 2014

  • FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

    By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM - Associated Press

    The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels. Published April 24, 2014

  • Some Indiana taxpayers facing ID test for refunds

    By TOM COYNE - Associated Press

    The Indiana Department of Revenue is asking some taxpayers due refunds to take an online quiz to verify their identities as part of an effort to stop criminals filing bogus tax returns. Published April 24, 2014

  • Wyoming gas explosion prompts evacuation of town

    By Associated Press

    Residents and emergency crews were waiting for a fire to burn itself out after an explosion at a natural gas processing plant in a small town in southwestern Wyoming. Published April 24, 2014

  • Colorado vacation rentals allowing pot

    By Associated Press

    A company looking to cash in on all the marijuana-smoking visitors that come to tour Colorado is offering visitors a chance to rent a home where they can smoke pot. Published April 24, 2014

  • Overhead wire troubles slowed NJ Transit trains

    By Associated Press

    New Jersey Transit trains are back on schedule after commuters faced delays into and out of New York City for about three hours. Published April 24, 2014

  • Missouri Senate panel approves spending plan

    By Associated Press

    A Missouri Senate panel adopted a state budget plan that includes a two-pronged funding plan for public schools that bases their state aid on economic performance. Published April 24, 2014

  • Correction: Kentucky Senate story

    By ADAM BEAM - Associated Press

    In an April 23 story about Kentucky's senate race, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the Democratic candidate. Her name is Alison Lundergan Grimes, not Alison Lundergran Grimes. Published April 24, 2014

  • Connecticut unveils $3.4 million tourism campaign

    By Associated Press

    Connecticut's latest tourism campaign markets the state as an attraction offering much without a long drive. Published April 24, 2014

  • NJ, Pa. lawmakers proposing bridge agency changes

    By Associated Press

    Lawmakers from New Jersey and Pennsylvania are proposing changes to the Delaware River Port Authority, which runs four bridges connecting the two states in the Philadelphia area. Published April 24, 2014

  • Mo. lawmakers back tax break for aircraft repairs

    By Associated Press

    Missouri lawmakers want to create a permanent tax break for airplane repairs. Published April 24, 2014

  • South Sudan president fires longtime army leader

    By JASON STRAZIUSO - Associated Press

    The removal of South Sudan's military chief of staff - who comes from the same ethnic group as rebels fighting the government - further freezes a powerful minority out of top government positions, an analyst said Thursday, as battles continued following a massacre by rebels. Published April 24, 2014

  • F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone rejects bribery charges

    By NESHA STARCEVIC - Associated Press

    Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone rejected accusations of bribery as he went on trial Thursday in a case that could threaten his grip on the sport, telling a Munich court that he was blackmailed by a German banker who received a disputed $44 million payment. Published April 24, 2014

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