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Svechnikov, Hurricanes beat Islanders 6-3 to open season

Oct. 14, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour felt good about the way his new-look roster played together on the opening night of the season. The familiar faces from three straight playoff appearances — led by Andrei Svechnikov — were pretty sharp, too. ...

Islanders to open season with 13 road games before UBS debut

Oct. 13, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders know what it means to play away from home for a long time. They spent nearly two months in Canada for the 2020 playoff bubble — reaching the Eastern Conference finals — after the pandemic disrupted the season. They now face a...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Oct. 13, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

Charleston Gazette-Mail. Oct. 12, 2021. Editorial: Are Manchin’s latest concerns more about money? Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is holding up the Biden administration’s $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation plan, along with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema,...

Crews remove historic Vermont dam that threatened to fail

Oct. 12, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A dam built at the end of the 18th century has been fully removed after it was abandoned and contributed to flooding that threatened nearby homes in central Vermont. The removal of the Dunklee Pond dam started in 2019 and was completed in the past...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Oct. 12, 2021 06:12 AM EDT

Kansas City Star. October 7, 2021. Editorial: Johnson County GOP chair resigns after colleague alleges he grabbed her Just days after we reported on allegations Johnson County GOP Chair Fabian Shepard grabbed and kissed the Wyandotte County...

Repairs to collapsed highway should be finished by Christmas

Oct. 09, 2021 11:04 AM EDT

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — The collapsed portion of Highway 26 in Mississippi's George County should be ready for drivers before Christmas. On Thursday, the Mississippi Department of Transportation selected a contractor to rebuild the highway that washed out after...

State to Providence: Stop work on bike lane or pay $4.4M

Oct. 07, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence must stop all work on a bike lane project or may have to reimburse the state and the federal government for the cost of a previous infrastructure project at the same location because of an agreement signed by the city's former mayor, the state's...

McMaster: Build I-73 with $300M in COVID relief and surplus

Oct. 04, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster wants lawmakers to set aside $300 million in federal COVID-19 relief money and surplus money to pay for the first segment of a long-desired interstate link between Interstate 95 and Myrtle Beach. The full 60 miles...

New landmark recognizes Chinese contributions to Yosemite

Oct. 03, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A century-old building originally used as a laundry by Chinese workers at Yosemite's iconic Wawona Hotel has been restored and turned into a visitor's attraction, recognizing Chinese Americans' contributions to the early history of the national park. ...

Police report says candidate was sideswiped in fatal crash

Oct. 01, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A candidate for governor driving on the Pennsylvania Turnpike was sideswiped by a motorcyclist in a July nighttime crash that left the motorcyclist dead and the candidate traveling another 5 miles with the motorcycle lodged on his car, according to a new police...