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Colorado man dies while skiing to backcountry lodge

May. 20, 2019 10:57 PM EDT

VAIL, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a Colorado man died while skiing to a popular backcountry lodge to meet some friends for a celebration of his 21st birthday. The Vail Daily reports Paul Cuthbertson, an accomplished skier and lifelong resident of Eagle and Summit counties, left late Friday afternoon and...

Tennessee House speaker shrugs off 'no confidence' vote

May. 20, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Monday said he was ready to call lawmakers back to Nashville for a special legislative session following a historic vote of no confidence in Speaker Glen Casada over a series of scandals engulfing him. However, the embattled Republican has thus far...

Hamilton into Rangers hall, hasn't really thought about game

May. 20, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton hasn't really thought much about baseball since knee issues ended his career, though he does miss playing at times. The 2010 AL MVP's moments on the diamond these days are watching and sometimes coaching his daughters playing softball. "I've been making up for lost...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

May. 20, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain that's been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. The company's chief financial officer, Steven Taylor, said Dressbarn has not been operating at an "acceptable level of profitability in today's retail environment." Its owner,...

Tariffs have varying fallout in trade-heavy Washington state

May. 20, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Workers at a $1.7 billion polysilicon plant in central Washington believe President Donald Trump's trade war with China may be their best chance for staying employed. Unable to compete with Chinese factories aided by government subsidies and high tariffs, REC Silicon is shutting down the...

Broncos to induct cornerback Champ Bailey into Ring of Fame

May. 20, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos will induct longtime cornerback and new Hall of Fame member Champ Bailey into the team's Ring of Fame. The ceremony will take place Oct. 13. It's been quite a memorable year for the 40-year-old Bailey, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on...

Lawyer: Three handwritten wills are found in Aretha Franklin's Michigan home, months after famous singer's death.

May. 20, 2019 5:53 PM EDT
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Lawyer: Three handwritten wills are found in Aretha Franklin's Michigan home, months after famous singer's death.

Billionaire starts ballot drive to cut Michigan car premiums

May. 20, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is starting a ballot drive as a "failsafe" in case Michigan's Republican-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer do not enact legislation to cut the country's highest auto insurance premiums. The move, confirmed Monday by Gilbert's top...

Blue Apron latest to suffer in tough meal kit market

May. 20, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

Meal kit companies face an ultimatum: Adapt or die. The business is still in its infancy, with the biggest players — Blue Apron and HelloFresh — less than a decade old. But they're facing serious challenges from restaurant and grocery delivery services, smaller niche players and even home chefs. The...

After long journey, bear spared by governor returns home

May. 20, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A bear whose life was spared two years ago by New Hampshire's governor has returned to her home turf near Dartmouth College after traveling thousands of miles since her relocation last June. The state's Fish and Game Department had decided to euthanize the female black bear and three...