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Stolen Army assault rifles keep showing up in California

Jun. 15, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

Authorities in California’s agricultural heartland weren’t looking for a military assault rifle when they went to investigate the domestic assault case, but they found one. It was in the garage of a Spanish-tiled home in Fresno that police stumbled upon the AK-74. Its...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Jun. 14, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

Kearney Hub. June 12, 2021. Editorial: Earth lodge a symbol of pride, healing Kearney businessman Gary Roubicek, 72, who died June 3, was well-known as a Burger King operator and for reopening the Bico’s Restaurant on Kearney’s west side. What may...

Mike Pence, wife buy suburban Indianapolis home for $1.93M

Jun. 12, 2021 09:30 AM EDT

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence and his wife have purchased a $1.93 million suburban Indianapolis house that sits on a 5-acre spread and features seven bedrooms, a swimming pool and an indoor basketball court. Pence and his wife, Karen, took out a...

Pandemic relapse spells trouble for India's middle class

Jun. 12, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Ram Babu moved from his village to the Indian capital New Delhi in 1980, to clean cars. Soon, he learned to drive and got a job as a tour bus driver. Decades later, he set up his own company, Madhubani Tours and Travels. In March 2020, a stringent...

Some Rapid City-area residents say taxes are hard to swallow

Jun. 12, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Patti Kowalchuk didn’t pay much attention to her property taxes until recently. Now, the 74-year-old widow and grandmother wonders if she will be taxed out of her west Rapid City home. “I don’t know what happened,”...

Many Americans moved to less pricey housing markets in 2020

Jun. 10, 2021 13:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many Americans who moved last year relocated to areas where homes were, on average, bigger and less expensive. On average, people who moved to a different city in 2020 ended up in a ZIP code where average home values were nearly $27,000 lower than in...

Effort launched to boost home ownership in Wisconsin

Jun. 09, 2021 11:29 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new statewide network to help Wisconsin residents buy, fix and remain in their homes was announced Wednesday, an outgrowth of a yearlong task force that studied impediments to home ownership. The new effort, dubbed Take Root Wisconsin, will bring...

Millennial Money: Trial, error, and what I learned in my 20s

Jun. 08, 2021 07:28 AM EDT

Your 20s are a time of self-exploration, finding your footing as an adult — and likely making some money mistakes. To save you from learning the hard way — and pass on some knowledge as I enter my 30s — here are five money lessons from my past decade. ...

US economy: Plenty of growth, not enough workers or supplies

Jun. 07, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is sparking confusion and whiplash almost as fast as it’s adding jobs. Barely more than a year after the coronavirus caused the steepest economic fall and job losses on record, the speed of the rebound has been so unexpectedly swift...

Jill Biden gets Delaware beach day for her 70th birthday

Jun. 02, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Jill Biden is getting a day at the beach for her 70th birthday. President Joe Biden and his wife went to their Delaware beach house to help the first lady celebrate her milestone birthday on Thursday. The first lady was already at the house...