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Northern Kentucky free pharmacy moving, expanding

Jul. 03, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — Faith Community Pharmacy, a nonprofit that for 20 years has provided free prescription medications to Northern Kentucky residents, is moving and expanding. The pharmacy recently relocated from Florence to Newport, where they have more than three times the space...

Yankees place Marinaccio on injured list with shoulder issue

Jul. 03, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yankees rookie reliever Ron Marinaccio was placed on the 15-day injured list Sunday with shoulder inflammation, leaving New York's solid bullpen without a key piece nearing the season's halfway point. Marinaccio felt discomfort in his shoulder after pitching in...

Fireworks injury prompts safety warning from police

Jul. 03, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

WESTMINSTER, Vt. (AP) — Authorities in Vermont say a man was seriously injured Saturday while setting off fireworks. The Vermont State Police say officers responded late Saturday night to a residence in the town of Westminster, located on the border with New Hampshire, after a man...

$300M for plan to move tracks off crumbling Del Mar bluffs

Jul. 03, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — California will provide $300 million to help relocate train tracks along a stretch of eroding seaside cliffs near San Diego, regional transportation officials said. Local governments and the North County Transit District have spent millions buttressing...

Key players granted bail in Buffalo Billion corruption case

Jul. 03, 2022 12:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has granted bail to a prominent Buffalo developer and other businessmen serving prison time for a bid-rigging scheme related to former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion economic redevelopment program. U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni signed...

A July 4th, in Cuba, next for USA Basketball World Cup team

Jul. 03, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — It has taken place at thousands of basketball games in Jim Boylen’s long career as a player and coach. Moments before a game begins, the two teams line up on the court for the traditional playing of the national anthem. Often, it’s not overly memorable. ...

Minneapolis police budget expands post-Floyd death

Jul. 03, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Police Department’s budget has expanded despite calls to reduce funding for law enforcement in the wake of George Floyd’s death. The Star Tribune reported Saturday that the department currently has a $196 million budget, up about $3 million...

DA: Late officer justified in accidental shooting death

Jul. 03, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor has ruled that a late police sergeant was justified in using deadly force that resulted in the accidental shooting death of a jail guard during a hostage situation at a county courthouse last fall. Authorities said an inmate had been...

Pioneering Reno photojournalist enters women's hall of fame

Jul. 03, 2022 12:11 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The newest inductee to the Nevada Women's Fund Hall of Fame is Marilyn Newton, a longtime newspaper photographer who helped blaze the trail for other female journalists in the state a half-century ago. Newton, 77, spent 52 years at the Reno Gazette Journal and...

Boy helps Brown put new spin on 'Let's go, Brandon' chant

Jul. 03, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Brandon Brown wanted a way to change the narrative behind the “Let’s go, Brandon” message after his first career NASCAR victory inadvertently fostered a chant that has been used to insult President Joe Biden. Brown found that new message thanks to...