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Newspaper group: Regulators wrongly charging for public info

Dec. 06, 2021 19:20 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Public Service Commission is requiring hefty payments for legal reviews before releasing information that should be public record, a newspaper group alleges in a court petition against the agency. Lee Enterprises filed the petition in District Court...

Washington Post editorial page editor Fred Hiatt dead at 66

Dec. 06, 2021 19:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fred Hiatt, a foreign correspondent who rose in 2000 to become The Washington Post’s editorial page editor, died Monday at a hospital in New York City. He was 66. According to the Post, his wife, Margaret “Pooh” Shapiro, said Hiatt had cardiac arrest while...

San Francisco Chronicle photographer robbed at gunpoint

Dec. 03, 2021 22:19 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco Chronicle photographer was robbed at gunpoint on Friday afternoon in West Oakland, California, during an assignment, the newspaper reported. The robbery came on the heels of the death of a security guard, who was shot Nov. 24 in...

Clergy abuse survivor Saviano lauded at funeral for courage

Dec. 03, 2021 13:00 PM EST

Phil Saviano was a clergy sex abuse survivor whose courage to go public and resolve to hold abusers and their enablers accountable inspired and strengthened survivors from around the world, his brother said at his funeral Mass on Friday. Saviano, who died Sunday at age 69...

Records: Missouri planned to thank glitch-finding journalist

Dec. 02, 2021 19:59 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just before Missouri Gov. Mike Parson condemned a St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter for exposing a state database flaw, records show the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education was instead preparing to thank him for finding the glitch. ...

UK court dismisses appeal by newspaper publisher, sides with Duchess of Sussex in privacy dispute

Dec. 02, 2021 05:11 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — UK court dismisses appeal by newspaper publisher, sides with Duchess of Sussex in privacy dispute.

Swift selling local media assets to Ogden Newspapers

Nov. 30, 2021 18:11 PM EST

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Swift Communications, which owns a range of daily and weekly newspapers across the American West, announced Tuesday it is selling its local media and publishing businesses to West Virginia-based Ogden Newspapers. With the acquisition, Ogden...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Nov. 30, 2021 07:14 AM EST

Topeka Capital Journal. November 26, 2021. Editorial: Offender registration program should be adapted to provide relief to drug offenders on the right path Since 1994, Kansas has maintained an offender registration program. Originally, it focused on...

Who is the real Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein enabler or pawn?

Nov. 28, 2021 11:31 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell spent the first half of her life with her father, a rags-to-riches billionaire who looted his companies' pension funds before dying a mysterious death. She spent the second with another tycoon, Jeffrey Epstein, who killed himself while charged with sexually...

From serious to scurrilous, some Jimmy Hoffa theories

Nov. 26, 2021 09:10 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The FBI’s confirmation last week that it was looking at a spot near a New Jersey landfill as the possible burial site of former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is the latest development in a search that began when he disappeared in 1975. A number of...