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Law to help mobile home owners buy their parks hits snags

Oct. 16, 2021 10:20 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — When Joyce Tanner first heard this spring that the Golden mobile home park she’d lived in for the past decade would be for sale, she wasted no time getting organized. The resident of Golden Hills Mobile Home Park went door to door with flyers, informing...

Efforts to track diversity in journalism are lagging

Oct. 14, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a year after George Floyd's killing focused attention on efforts to diversify newsrooms, the ability to measure real progress is proving elusive. The News Leaders Association, a journalism trade group, extended the deadline for responses to its...

Report: Hampton Roads hotels recovered faster from pandemic

Oct. 05, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Much of the hotel industry in Virginia's Hampton Roads region has recovered faster from the COVID-19 pandemic than almost any other market in the United States, according to an economic report released Tuesday. The State of the Region, an annual...

2021 Nevada Press Association Award Winners

Sep. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Press Association recognized more than 100 awardees on Saturday at a ceremony in Reno. Here's a list of winners announced at the newspaper organization’s annual convention. The press association convention, which was canceled last year because of COVID-19,...

Chattanooga newspaper moving to digital publishing

Sep. 11, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The publisher of the Chattanooga Times Free Press is investing millions of dollars in a plan to move the newspaper’s print edition subscribers to a mostly digital format. The plan will cease delivery of the print edition of the newspaper by...

Mississippi author David Magee has found his calling

Sep. 11, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — David Magee has found his calling. After reinventing himself multiple times over the last three decades, the former journalist turned author is set to release his memoir, “Dear William: A Father’s Memoir of Addiction, Recovery, Love, and Loss”...

AP Was There: Covering the Battle for Blair Mountain in 1921

Sep. 04, 2021 08:24 AM EDT

LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — When a mine industry conflict a hundred years ago sparked the largest armed uprising in the United States since the Civil War, The Associated Press was there, sending multiple bulletins each day to update the nation’s newspapers on each development. ...

Julie Pace named new Associated Press executive editor

Sep. 01, 2021 09:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Pace, a longtime Washington journalist who managed coverage of the U.S. government during a period of historic tumult, was named Wednesday as the executive editor and senior vice president of The Associated Press. The 39-year-old Pace has been the...

Lawsuits: Iowa governor's office violating open records law

Aug. 19, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds' office is illegally delaying the release of public records related to its $26 million, no-bid coronavirus testing contract, a pair of new lawsuits contend. Reynolds and her office’s public records custodian, attorney...

News groups seek to protect journalists in Afghanistan

Aug. 16, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The swift Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has news organizations simultaneously trying to cover the story, protect their journalists and families and help people who have done work for them over the past two decades. Video of chaotic scenes from the...