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Milwaukee alderwoman joins Democratic race for US Senate

Jul. 21, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee City Councilwoman Chantia Lewis announced Wednesday that she's running for the U.S. Senate, becoming the ninth Democrat to enter the race for the seat currently held by Republican Sen. Ron Johnson. Lewis, 41, announced her candidacy the...

Czech brewer Budvar increases net profit amid pandemic

Jul. 12, 2021 08:03 AM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Budvar, the Czech brewer that has been in a long legal dispute with U.S. company Anheuser-Busch over use of the “Budweiser” brand, increased its net profit by almost 10% last year amid record output as the pandemic saw people drink less in bars and more at home. ...

After tumultuous year, can Portland make a comeback?

Jun. 17, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The smell of fresh empanadas wafted through the stands at Portland's Saturday Market. People talked through their masks with artists as others sifted through fork windchimes, crystal necklaces, tie dye dresses and clay mugs. The weekly event was...

Iowa News Digest

Jun. 13, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Iowa. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Des Moines Bureau at 515-243-3281 or apdesmoines@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast,...

Maine ending state of emergency after 15 months

Jun. 11, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Janet Mills announced Friday that the state of civil emergency that she declared at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic will expire at month's end. The Democrat called the end of the emergency orders put in place 15 months ago...

Former Cheerios plant to become $16m office complex

Jun. 10, 2021 11:05 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Cheerios plant in northeast Minneapolis will become a $16 million office complex. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Thursday that Hillcrest Development has started demolishing parts of General Mills’ former...

Sales pitch summer? Dems aim to showcase virus relief effort

Jun. 10, 2021 08:25 AM EDT

MAIDENS, Va. (AP) — When Sherry Brockenbrough and her family opened a distillery on a leafy vista overlooking the James River on March 5, 2020, the coronavirus still seemed like a distant threat. But in the coming weeks, Hill Top Distillery faced the kind of barriers...

Washington's 'joints for jabs' vaccine program falling flat

Jun. 09, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — It was designed as an innovative way to promote COVID-19 vaccinations, but Washington’s new “joints for jabs” program is off to a rough start. Officials announced Monday that the state's nearly 500 licensed marijuana retailers could begin hosting...

The Latest: Pot-for-shots plan stumbles in Washington state

Jun. 09, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

SEATTLE — Washington state’s new “joints for jabs” vaccination incentive program is off to a rough start. Seeking to get more people to get the coronavirus shots, officials announced this week that the state’s nearly 500 licensed marijuana retailers could begin...

Former brewery worker charged with threatening mass shooting

Jun. 08, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former worker at the Molson Coors brewery in Milwaukee has been charged with threatening to open fire at the facility after learning his termination had been upheld. Online court records show 28-year-old Jamal Jury of Milwaukee was charged Saturday...