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The Latest: Alaska Gov: Biden’s vaccine order 'un-American'

Sep. 10, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said President Joe Biden’s effort to require millions of U.S. workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 is “ill conceived, divisive, and un-American.” “At a time in which we are called to work together, forced medical...

Court: DeSantis ban on school mask mandates back in force

Sep. 10, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The on-again, off-again ban imposed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to prevent mandating masks for Florida school students amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak is back in force. The 1st District Court of Appeal ruled Friday that a...

Northwestern looking to bounce back against Indiana State

Sep. 09, 2021 12:43 PM EDT

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald wasn't worried about the Wildcats looking past an FCS team. All he had to do is show the ugly video from last week. Northwestern hosts Indiana State on Saturday looking to steady itself after a wobbly and decisive season-opening loss to...

Singer, Perez lead Royals to 6-0 win over White Sox

Sep. 05, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer tossed seven scoreless innings and Salvador Perez hit another home run as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 6-0 on Sunday. Singer (4-9) matched his season high with seven innings and allowed four hits with no walks...

Grandal, Chisox hold on 10-7; Royals' Perez reaches 40 HRs

Sep. 05, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yasmani Grandal went 3 for 3 with a home run and four RBIs as the Chicago White Sox built a big lead and then held off Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals 10-7 Saturday night. Perez hit two homers, including his 40th of the season, and...

Walker runs for 264 yards as Spartans beat Wildcats 38-21

Sep. 04, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Kenneth Walker III ran for a career-high 264 yards and a personal-best four touchdowns in an impressive debut with his new team, and Michigan State beat Northwestern 38-21 in the season opener on Friday night. Walker finished with the highest total...

Florida school mask debate headed for appeals court battle

Sep. 03, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The battle over mask requirements to guard against coronavirus in Florida schools headed for a new legal phase Friday following an appeal by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of a judge's ruling that a blanket ban on mask mandates exceeds the state government's...

Elderly suburban Detroit woman fatally mauled by dog

Sep. 03, 2021 21:04 PM EDT

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 91-year-old suburban Detroit woman has been fatally mauled by a dog that belonged to a family member, first responders said. The incident occurred Thursday evening at a home, Bloomfield Township Police Capt. James Gallagher said . ...

California Senate votes to mail ballots in all elections

Sep. 02, 2021 19:52 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrats advanced a major overhaul to California's elections on Thursday, voting to make sure all active registered voters will get a ballot in the mail at least 29 days before every election — even if they didn't ask for one. A majority of...

Northwestern seeks payback against Michigan State in opener

Sep. 02, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

All-American safety Brandon Joseph remembers what happened when Northwestern visited Michigan State last year. Getting some payback sure would be a sweet start to the season. The Wildcats will have their opportunity Friday night when they open at home...