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FILE - In this May 27, 2005, file photo Janine Bivens, front, mounts her sport motorcycle for a ride with her friends in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The beach town in South Carolina is in the second week of a federal trial over whether it discriminates against thousands of Black tourists who visit every May to celebrate motorcycle culture. (AP Photo/Willis Glassgow, File)

Jury: Black bikers' race was a factor, but city won't pay

Dec. 11, 2020 10:58 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The city of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, was motivated by race when it created a traffic plan designed to “suck the fun” out of Black Bike Week, a federal jury has found. But the same jury sided against the bikers, saying the city probably would have imposed the plan...

Luke Letlow, R-Start, chief of staff to exiting U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, speaks after signing up to run for Louisiana's 5th Congressional District, on July 22, 2020, in Baton Rouge, La. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)

Luke Letlow wins all-GOP runoff for Louisiana US House seat

Dec. 5, 2020 11:17 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican Luke Letlow will head to Washington in January as Louisiana’s newest congressman, after winning Saturday’s runoff election for the U.S. House seat representing central and northeastern regions of the state. Letlow will fill the seat being vacated by his...

$6M federal grant to fund Tennessee mountain bike trails

Dec. 1, 2020 4:15 AM EST

HARTFORD, Tenn. (AP) — A $6 million federal grant will help build 50 to 75 miles of mountain bike trails in East Tennessee. A news release from U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says the Appalachian Regional Commission grant aims to encourage more people who visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park to come...