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Democratic candidates unite against Trump but little else

Dec. 13, 2019 6:08 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic White House hopefuls agree President Donald Trump must be defeated next year. But the unity ends there. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, are locked in an increasingly acrimonious feud that threatens to change the tone of...

Tennessee editorial roundup

Nov. 27, 2019 1:53 PM EST

Recent editorials from Tennessee newspapers: ___ Nov. 27 The Johnson City Press on driving safely during the holidays: Today (Nov.27) and Thursday many of you will join millions across the country on the highways in what traditionally is the busiest and most dangerous travel period of the year. AAA estimates more...

Men sentenced for shipping marijuana through Postal Service

Nov. 20, 2019 3:30 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Department of Justice says two West Virginia men have been sentenced for participating in a distribution scheme that involved shipping about 400 kilograms of marijuana through the U.S. Postal Service from 2013 to 2018. A news release says 44-year-old James Waylon Molinaro was...

Ex-postal worker sentenced for mail truck robberies

Oct. 28, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former U.S. Postal Service worker is going to federal prison for helping rob Los Angeles-area mail trucks of nearly $240,000. William Crosby of Inglewood was sentenced Monday to 11 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution. Prosecutors say Crosby arranged for his half-brother and...

The Latest: Employee: Brothers' were lured to their deaths

Oct. 23, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on charges filed against a Missouri farmer in the killing of two brothers from Wisconsin (all times local): 1:15 p.m. An employee of two slain Wisconsin brothers says he believes a Missouri cattleman promised to give the men money to lure them to his farm so he could kill...

Whan sees strength in growth, not gap, of LPGA prize money

Oct. 22, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

Every week brings a sobering reminder of how much more money the men play for on the PGA Tour than the women do on the LPGA Tour. With four tournaments left in the LPGA Tour season, Danielle Kang became the 11th player to break the $1 million mark. The PGA Tour had 112 players earn at least $1 million last...

NYC, California sue Postal Service over smuggled cigarettes

Oct. 22, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — California and New York City sued the U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday to stop tens of thousands of cigarette packages from being mailed from foreign countries to U.S. residents, saying the smugglers are engaging in tax evasion while postal workers look the other way. The lawsuit in Brooklyn...

The Latest: NYC, California sue post office over cigarettes

Oct. 22, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service over cigarette smuggling (all times local): 2:10 p.m. New York City and California are suing the U.S. Postal Service to stop tens of thousands of cigarette packages from being mailed from foreign countries to U.S. residents. The...