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Trump endorses 'big lie' proponents for state election posts

Sep. 20, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Before winning Donald Trump's coveted endorsement in his race to become Arizona's top election official, Mark Finchem received several calls from people close to the former president making clear they approved of the work he was doing to challenge the results of the 2020...

Brian White pulls Whitecaps even in 1-1 draw with Rapids

Sep. 19, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Brian White scored, Maxime Crépeau made three saves for Vancouver and the Whitecaps tied the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Sunday night. White chipped a one-touch finish off the crossbar and into the net to pull Vancouver (7-8-9) even in the 41st...

2021 Nevada Press Association Award Winners

Sep. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association recognized more than 100 awardees on Saturday at a ceremony in Reno. Here's a list of winners announced at the newspaper organization’s annual convention. The press association convention, which was canceled last year because of COVID-19,...

Cardinals' Prater boots 62-yard field goal against Vikings

Sep. 19, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Prater still has plenty of leg left at 37. The Arizona kicker broke the franchise record with a 62-yard field goal to end the first half on Sunday, putting the Cardinals up 24-23 over the Minnesota Vikings. Prater's kick...

Soto's 454-foot homer helps Nationals beat Rockies 3-0

Sep. 19, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto homered to back Paolo Espino, and the Washington Nationals beat Colorado 3-0 Sunday to end the Rockies' rare five-game road winning streak. Soto hit a 454-foot drive in the third inning off Jon Gray (8-11) for his 26th home run this season....

Man gets 80 years prison in killing of 2, injuring officer

Sep. 19, 2021 15:09 PM EDT

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man has received an 80-year prison sentence in the 2018 killing of two people and attempted murder of an Aurora police officer. Thirty-one-year-old Demarcus Brown-Jones had been convicted in May on second-degree murder, reckless...

Colorado Republican leaders reject opting out of primary

Sep. 19, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republican leaders have voted down a proposal from that would have allowed GOP nominees to be selected by a relatively small number of party members. The proposal would have allowed Republicans to opt out of the primary election and instead select...

Wyoming man recovering from fiery truck crash near Gillette

Sep. 19, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The last thing Shane Fortner remembers is driving by the last big hill before entering Gillette. He was in his truck, tailing his dad, Bill, who was driving ahead of him north on Highway 59, heading into the south side of Gillette. ...

History's scars laid bare at former Indian boarding school

Sep. 19, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Ernest House Jr. pulled the plaque off one of the stone columns beneath the clock tower at the heart of Fort Lewis College, one of three panels that for the last two decades have offered an inaccurate portrayal of federal Indian boarding schools. ...

Man wins candy factory after finding Indiana's golden ticket

Sep. 19, 2021 01:12 AM EDT

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — For over three months, a small necklace with a golden ticket attached lay buried in the ground at Highland Park, waiting to be found. Andrew Maas, a 39-year-old father from Colorado, did just that. On Aug. 29, he walked into the park and dug up the...