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Nursery wants southwest Florida's first marijuana license

May. 26, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Fort Myers nursery owner is competing for one of Florida's coveted full-service medical marijuana licenses and facing one challenge after another — even suing the state for a license he says he's owed. The owner of FTG nursery, John Allen, and his partner William Reese, a...

Arizona Senate has fruitless day amid budget impasse

May. 25, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Leaders of the Arizona Senate spent a fruitless day Saturday trying to reach a deal with Republican holdouts who have vowed not to back a state budget deal until their demands are met. Democrats began leaving the Capitol late in the afternoon after it became clear no work could be...

The Latest: Trump says he plans to appeal judge's ruling

May. 25, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Saturday President Donald Trump pledged to make an expedited appeal of a ruling by a federal...

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

May. 25, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.'s...

Texas school district ordered to pay $9.2M in copyright suit

May. 25, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal jury has ruled that the Houston school district must pay an Austin-company $9.2 million after concluding dozens of district workers violated federal copyright laws by repeatedly misusing one of the firm's study guides. The Houston Chronicle reports that DynaStudy had alleged school...

Correction: damage at Noah's Ark attraction story

May. 25, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In a story May 24 about property damage at a Noah's Ark attraction in Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that flooding caused the damage. The damage was caused by heavy rains over a period of two years. A corrected version of the story is below: In the Bible, the...

Overseas investors in shuttered Vegas casino demand refunds

May. 25, 2019 12:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Developers and former managers of Asian-themed Lucky Dragon casino-hotel that was built, open for a year, closed and recently sold in Las Vegas are now facing investor lawsuits. Some plaintiffs are Chinese investors seeking refunds amid complaints they haven't gained conditional...

Judge: Anheuser-Busch must pull some ads about MillerCoors

May. 25, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors' light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the Western...

Duck boat crash driver accepts $2M settlement from company

May. 25, 2019 9:25 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The driver of a duck boat vehicle in the 2015 deadly crash in Seattle has accepted a $2 million settlement for his claims against the tour company. SeattlePI.com reports Eric Bishop announced the settlement Friday in response to a lawsuit he had filed against Ride the Ducks International....

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall

May. 25, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove a temporary setback on one of his highest priorities. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam...