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Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Oct. 21, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania’s newspapers: Pay attention: Pa. is poised to fall off a budget cliff The Philadelphia Inquirer Oct. 20 Pennsylvania is staring at a fiscal cliff. It’s easy but perilous to ignore state budget minutiae amid a contentious...

South Dakota man charged with neglecting more than 30 dogs

Oct. 20, 2020 6:22 PM EDT

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — A western South Dakota man arrested Tuesday faces over two dozen charges for allegedly neglecting and starving more than 30 dogs, prosecutors said. Thomas Mraz, of Whitewood, was charged Monday with five counts of animal cruelty and 26 counts of neglect, abandonment or mistreatment,...

Arizona Cardinals' Kyler Murray celebrates running the ball for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Murray has happy homecoming, Cards cruise past Cowboys 38-10

Oct. 20, 2020 12:49 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Maybe Kyler Murray will lose a game on the home field of the Dallas Cowboys one of these days. It wasn't going to be on a night when the Arizona quarterback watched the star running back of his hometown team have another night of fumble-itis. Murray accounted for three touchdowns in...

This image shows a party game focused on Latino pop culture. the Tragos Stay Home Pack and includes such activities as showing off your best moves to Bad Bunny’s Yo Perreo Sola dance and taking your best shot at duplicating Cardi B’s coronavirus howl. Half the proceeds of the set go to The Immigrant Worker Safety Net Fund. Available on Options in Spanish and English, both digital and in a box, are now widely available.(Tragos Games LLC via AP)

Gifty new and unusual pandemic-proof games for the holidays

Oct. 19, 2020 10:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic has proven there's no shortage of games to keep families, couples and kids amused. The classics are ever-present, but a range of new or off-the-beaten-track gift entries are available. A sampling: TRAGOS: It's a party card game focused on Latino pop culture that comes in a...

In COVID times, Central Florida charities reel and reinvent

Oct. 18, 2020 3:00 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For the past 100 years, the Salvation Army in Orlando has launched its biggest annual public fundraising event — the iconic, bell-ringing Red Kettle Campaign — on the day after Thanksgiving. This year, amid a tragic, bizarre, life-altering pandemic, it started the week...

Britain's Prince William looks on as Queen Elizabeth II unveils a plaque to officially open the new Energetics Analysis Centre at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) at Porton Down, England, Thursday Oct. 15, 2020, to view the Energetics Enclosure and display of weaponry and tactics used in counter intelligence. (Ben Stansall/Pool via AP)

Out and about again: Queen Elizabeth in visit with William

Oct. 15, 2020 3:44 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday carried out her first public engagement outside of a royal residence since early March when the coronavirus pandemic started to impact upon on all aspects of day-to-day life in the U.K. The 94-year-old monarch was joined by her grandson Prince William at the...

Sheriff: Man shot during traffic stop refused to show hands

Oct. 14, 2020 8:09 PM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A California sheriff's sergeant shot and killed a motorist during a traffic stop after the man walked toward the officer and ignored repeated instructions to stop and show his hands, authorities said Wednesday. The Napa County Sheriff's Office released body-worn camera footage of the...

Former Navy captain opens restaurant following tragedy

Oct. 11, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Some who switch careers midstream and get into restaurants on a lark flounder. Others seem well-suited for the transition. Bob Byron falls into the latter category. The Naval Academy graduate and retired Navy captain once commanded the guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney, named...

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the headquarters of Octopus Energy in London, Monday Oct. 5, 2020. They visited the startup company to promote the company's plan to create 1,000 new technology jobs across sites in London, Brighton, Warwick and Leicester, and a new tech hub in Manchester. (Leon Neal/Pool via AP)

UK's Johnson promises to use pandemic as catalyst for change

Oct. 6, 2020 9:33 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday promised to use the COVID-19 pandemic as a catalyst to build a stronger Britain led by private enterprise, and took aim at “potshot, snipeshot” opponents who want to prolong government bailout programs forever. In a sometimes combative...

Liverpool players in dejection end of the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at the Villa Park stadium in Birmingham, England, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. Aston Villa won 7-2. (Cath Ivill/Pool via AP)

Man U lets in 6, Liverpool concedes 7 in incredible EPL day

Oct. 4, 2020 6:58 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — English football's biggest teams have never experienced a day like it. Liverpool and Manchester United were both comprehensively humiliated by defeats Sunday that rank among the heaviest in their history. Just when it looked like United's 6-1 collapse at home to Tottenham would...