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Parents reflect on death of child with rare heart disease

Jun. 25, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kristen Graves and her family traveled back home, from Shepherdstown to Christiansburg, Virginia, with love and a little bit of sadness in their hearts. They returned to their former hometown on June 15, having lived in Shepherdstown about a year, to...

John Williams, 90, steps away from film, but not music

Jun. 23, 2022 08:48 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After more than six decades of making bicycles soar, sending panicked swimmers to the shore and other spellbinding close encounters, John Williams is putting the final notes on what may be his last film score. “At the moment I’m working on ‘Indiana Jones 5,’...

Buckeye baker finds sweetness after racist customer exchange

Jun. 17, 2022 14:20 PM EDT

BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — A suburban Phoenix baker is getting some sweet support after an order was canceled over her race. Victoria Hernandez, a licensed home baker and owner of Mariah's Butterfly Bakery, shared texts on social media of a racist exchange with a client. ...

Bills, Sabres co-owner Kim Pegula treated for health issues

Jun. 14, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills and Sabres co-owner Kim Pegula is in the intensive care unit of a Florida hospital receiving medical care for what her family described Tuesday as “some unexpected health issues.” The statement from the Pegula family said they are...

Nevada 'Motorcycle Mama' celebrates 102nd birthday on Harley

Apr. 17, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

DAYTON, Nev. (AP) — A 102-year-old northern Nevada woman known locally as “Motorcycle Mama” celebrated her latest birthday on the back of a Harley Davison. Velma Thornburgh’s daughter organized the trek in Dayton on U.S. Highway 50 east of Carson City last weekend with a...

Family to blame for lively Puerto Rican bakery in Delaware

Apr. 17, 2022 09:12 AM EDT

MILFORD, Del. (AP) — Laughter intermingles with the sharp and smoky smell of pork slow-cooking in the kitchen. One of the owners of My Sister’s Fault, Angie Robles, calls out from behind the counter, “Buenos días, Julio,” to a recently retired customer who has found himself...

Twins celebrate 96th birthday together after 2 years apart

Apr. 04, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

SHELBY, N.C. (AP) — When Adene Hicks and her twin sister, Christine Benjamin, were youngsters, they went to the movies one night and came up with an idea to prank their dates. The sisters were going to play a game of switcheroo. The guys were two steps ahead of them. ...

Three-legged dog celebrates 15 years of inspiring others

Apr. 03, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Jeanie the three-legged dog is the oldest therapy dog in the Lake Charles area, and perhaps the most celebrated. She was flown to Hollywood after she won a national pet therapy award in 2019. She’s been on TV in commercials, on the Hallmark Channel and...