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New Mexico police conduct new interviews in old murder case

Jun. 05, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Family members of a young woman whose rape and murder remains an unsolved mystery nearly 40 years after her death say they are cautiously optimistic a renewed round of interviews in the case could bring police closer to finding out what happened to her. ...

Born in Kenya refugee camp, grad is bound for NC State

Jun. 05, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — On the surface, Faduma Osman can seem like a typical American teenager. Her favorite musical artists are people many grown-ups have never heard of, including Polo G, and Olivia Rodrigo, and Jack Harlow. She drives a 2015...

Plying through history: A look at the Conestoga River

May. 29, 2021 09:33 AM EDT

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A kayaker gliding along the Conestoga River through Lancaster city might encounter a few fishermen, some birds and maybe other kayakers, but that’s about it. Most people don’t -- or won’t -- swim in the slow-moving, quiet body of water that is often still called...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

May. 26, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 24 The Guardian on a line being crossed in Belarus: In recent months, Europe has watched impotently from the sidelines as Alexander Lukashenko brutally...

Dexter farm aims to be community resource for arts, gardens

May. 24, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

DEXTER, Mich. (AP) — It’s a farm perhaps best known for its vegetable stand at the edge of Dancer Road near Dexter. But Dancing Willow Farm wants to become more of a community resource that features artists and offers concerts, community gardens and classes, owners...

Educators want Noem's plan for civics class to be inclusive

May. 17, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem’s successful $900,000 push for educators to create more South Dakota-specific civics and history curriculum is underway now — new materials Noem has said should help explain why the “U.S. is the most special nation in the history of the...

NW Indiana labor official's 1989 bombing death still mystery

May. 16, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Seemingly anyone you could ask who knew Joe Bova agrees on what kind of person he was: an ordinary, peaceful man who loved his family, largely kept to himself and stayed out of trouble. No one seems to have any idea why somebody would kill the...

At synagogue targeted by violence, vision for transformation

May. 15, 2021 08:55 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — When he was working on the master plan for the post-9/11 World Trade Center site in New York City, architect Daniel Libeskind confronted a dilemma much like the one he will now face in helping revive another target of terrorist violence, the Tree of Life synagogue in...

Living his dream, he settles into Curve broadcast booth

May. 15, 2021 03:16 AM EDT

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Little 2-year-old Preston Shoemaker of Hollidaysburg would look up at the video board at Blair County Ballpark back in 2002 and recognize all of the Altoona Curve players. “He’d see the players come up on the scoreboard, and it was, ‘Daddy,...

Wildlife officials hoping to tag black bear in Black Hills

May. 15, 2021 01:22 AM EDT

LEAD, S.D. (AP) — A black bear has been spotted roaming the Northern Hills lately. Earlier this month it was captured on security camera at the Mystic Hills Hideaway south of Lead and Deadwood. It appeared as if it was the same one spotted earlier in Lead, and along...