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Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Aug. 04, 2022 01:54 AM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. August 2, 2022. Editorial: Reeves Digs A Deeper Hole Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves needed to explain why he “called the dogs off” the University of Southern Mississippi Athletic Foundation for being one of the top beneficiaries in the...

Election conspiracies grip Nevada community, sowing distrust

Jul. 29, 2022 10:03 AM EDT

TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — The Nye County Commission is used to dealing with all sorts of hot-button controversies. Water rights, livestock rules and marijuana licenses are among the many local dramas that consume the time of the five commissioners in this vast swath of rural and deeply...

Remains of World War II Marine to be buried in Nashville

Jul. 17, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Remains of a U.S. Marine who was wounded on the Pacific Ocean island of Saipan during World War II have been identified and they will be buried in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, officials said. Marine Corps Reserve Cpl. William R. Ragsdale, 23, are...

OSBI launches probe into Commissioners of the Land Office

Jul. 13, 2022 14:43 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has launched a criminal probe into the Commissioners of the Land Office amid allegations that the state agency misspent public funds and that its top official abused his position, the Tulsa World reported Wednesday. ...

Appeals court: Congress can see some Trump financial records

Jul. 08, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday narrowed the range of documents House Democrats are entitled to in their years-long investigation of Donald Trump's finances. The decision from the federal appeals court in Washington almost certainly won't be the last word in the...

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Jul. 04, 2022 07:15 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. July 3, 2022. Editorial: Celebrate your right to vote by being ready to cast your Aug. 2 primary ballot Our nation rests on a democracy revolutionary in its conception, that the people’s voice matters, that “We the People” are the supreme...

Companies weigh in on proposed SEC climate disclosure rule

Jun. 17, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission moved closer Friday to a final rule that would dramatically alter what public companies tell shareholders about climate change — both the risks it poses to their operations and their own contributions to the problem. Public...

Israeli court finds Gaza aid worker guilty on terror charges

Jun. 15, 2022 11:00 AM EDT

BEERSHEBA, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court on Wednesday found a Gaza aid worker guilty of several terrorism charges in a high-profile case in which his employer, independent auditors and the Australian government say they have found no evidence of wrongdoing. Mohammed el-Halabi, the...

Military identifies slain World War II soldier from Ohio

Jun. 13, 2022 12:09 PM EDT

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — The remains of an Ohio soldier killed while fighting in France during World War II have now been positively identified, Defense Department officials announced Monday. Pfc. Sanford Keith Bowen, 26, of Ashland, was part of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 157th Infantry...

Auditor: Homeless Services wasted money on dangerous housing

Jun. 07, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An investigation report from Portland’s city auditor Tuesday said the Joint Office of Homeless Services is mostly to blame for allowing formerly homeless veterans languish for over a year in moldy, expensive housing units. The auditor’s investigation...