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Pulitzers honor coverage of 3 US mass shootings in 2018

Apr. 15, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The South Florida Sun Sentinel and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette won Pulitzer Prizes on Monday and were recognized along with the Capital Gazette of Maryland for their coverage of the horrifying mass shootings in 2018 at a high school, a synagogue and a newsroom itself. The Associated Press...

9-year-old Lincoln cellist plays with help of prosthetic arm

Mar. 16, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Peyton Tiernan told his parents last year that he wanted to play the cello. Technically, the bass was his first choice. The cello was a compromise, reached after James and Jamie Tiernan told their son that he'd have to schlep the heavy bass several blocks to and from his elementary...

9-year-old Lincoln cellist plays with help of prosthetic arm

Mar. 16, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Peyton Tiernan told his parents last year that he wanted to play the cello. Technically, the bass was his first choice. The cello was a compromise, reached after James and Jamie Tiernan told their son that he'd have to schlep the heavy bass several blocks to and from his elementary...

Waunakee man committed to state hospital for killing woman

Mar. 9, 2019 12:05 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Waunakee man who shot his neighbor to death in her home last summer was ordered committed to a state mental hospital for life. The State Journal reports that 75-year-old Ronald Jenne pleaded no contest Friday to the killing and was subsequently found not guilty by reason of mental...

Alaska cannabis industry cites uncertainty with new governor

Feb. 20, 2019 9:00 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's new governor has no plans to change marijuana legalization, a spokesman said Wednesday, even as the Republican administration's appointments and proposal for a state regulatory board worry some in the legal cannabis industry. Spokesman Matt Shuckerow also said that Gov. Mike...

AP NewsBreak: Dunleavy eyes repeal of alcohol, pot boards

Feb. 18, 2019 9:51 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Gov. Mike Dunleavy wants to repeal the boards tasked with regulating alcohol and marijuana in Alaska, according to documents from state officials. The plan was outlined in a letter to commerce department employees by commissioner Julie Anderson and in a memo from Alcohol and Marijuana...

The Latest: Board changes eyed as a way to streamline

Feb. 18, 2019 9:38 PM EST

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on Alaska marijuana and alcohol control boards (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Gov. Mike Dunleavy plans to introduce legislation to repeal the state boards tasked with regulating alcohol and marijuana in Alaska. Dunleavy spokesman Matt Shuckerow says the governor wants to find...