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Steamed about lobster: House candidates snippy over donation

Sep. 27, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Congressional candidates in a hotly contested Maine race snipped at each other on Tuesday about a contribution from the leader of a conservation group that has discouraged consumers from buying lobster. Democratic Rep. Jared Golden is defending his seat in...

Philadelphia mayor issues ban on guns at city parks, pools

Sep. 27, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed an executive order Tuesday banning guns and deadly weapons from the city's indoor and outdoor recreation spaces including parks, basketball courts and pools. The order is the latest attempt by Philadelphia officials to...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 2-8

Sep. 26, 2022 09:17 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 2-8: Oct. 2: Critic Rex Reed is 84. Singer Don McLean is 77. Country singer Jo-el Sonnier is 76. Actor Avery Brooks (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”) is 74. Guitarist Mike Rutherford of Genesis and Mike and the Mechanics is 72. Musician Sting...

Maine rematch could be a bellwether for control of Congress

Sep. 18, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Donald Trump isn't on the ballot in Maine's 2nd Congressional District this year, but his brand of politics is. In a race that will help decide control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democratic Rep. Jared Golden will defend his seat against Republican...

School district first to include Tom Brady’s fitness program

Sep. 17, 2022 03:11 AM EDT

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — For Tiffany Williams and Allison Swank, their 13-student wellness education class at Pinellas Park Middle School on Friday was an epicenter of innovation. A monitor showed a PowerPoint presentation that included a video featuring Bucs quarterback Tom...

LaQuan Smith displays his fashions on an aircraft carrier

Sep. 13, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

LaQuan Smith used the spectacular setting of a historic aircraft carrier for his fashion show exploring the female form. At a Monday evening soiree on the USS Intrepid, the famed tourist attraction docked on the Hudson River, Smith launched his spring ready-to-wear collection....

Broadway theater renamed in honor of James Earl Jones

Sep. 13, 2022 09:48 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The newly restored Cort Theatre on Broadway has been renamed after James Earl Jones, becoming the second theater on the Great White Way named after a Black artist. During Monday's ceremony included Norm Lewis singing “Go the Distance,” Brian Stokes Mitchell...

Goddess gowns, Old Hollywood glam and pink rule Emmy carpet

Sep. 13, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hannah Waddingham wore Dolce & Gabbana with bedazzled high top sneakers on her feet Monday while Elle Fanning went Old Hollywood in a gown designed by Sharon Long of her show, “The Great,” as glamour returned to the Emmys in sticky Los Angeles humidity. ...

Testimony: School shooter's home ruled by chaos

Sep. 12, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Chaos reigned in the home where Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz grew up, testimony in his ongoing penalty trial has shown. He and his half-brother Zachary tormented their adoptive, widowed mother, Lynda. By the time Cruz reached middle school in the...

Animal shelters fill with cats and dogs across S. Carolina

Sep. 11, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Too many animals, not enough space — that’s been the mantra of humane societies and shelters throughout South Carolina for months. The Charleston Animal Society on Sept. 1 called the situation a state of emergency, saying that almost every shelter in the...