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ADDS ID's - From left, Jens Matson, doctor of physical therapy; Cathy Sulentic-Morcom, physical therapist and owner; Colleen Crofutt, receptionist; and Maria D. Matson, doctor of physical therapy at Black Hills Physical Therapy are celebrating 25 years of business serving the community. Not pictured is Daesha Erskin, office aid; and Cathy Hackney, billing and bookkeeping.  (Alex Portal/Black Hills Pioneer via AP)

Black Hills Physical Therapy celebrates silver anniversary

Aug. 3, 2020 1:02 AM EDT

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) — For 25 years, the staff at Black Hills Physical Therapy have been helping folks in the Black Hills heal both physically and mentally. “It’s the best profession. There’s nothing better than helping to make someone else’s life better by what you can...

FILE - Delegate Cheryl Glenn, a Baltimore Democrat, calls for a special session to approve additional licenses to grow medical marijuana during a news conference April 12, 2017, in Baltimore. The former Maryland state lawmaker has been sentenced to two years in prison for taking bribes for legislative favors. U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake on Wednesday, July29, 2020, ordered former Del. Glenn to pay $18,750 in restitution. Glenn represented parts of Baltimore as a state delegate. The 69-year-old Democrat resigned in December and pleaded guilty in January to a bribery-related charge and honest services wire fraud. Glenn admitted that she accepted five bribe payments totaling $33,750 over an 11-month period in 2018 and 2019. Glenn told Judge Blake that she hopes other public officials can learn from her mistakes. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, File)

Ex-Maryland lawmaker gets 2 years in prison in bribery case

Jul. 29, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A former state lawmaker who helped create Maryland's medical marijuana industry was sentenced on Wednesday to two years in prison for taking bribes for legislative favors, including votes to benefit a medical marijuana company. Cheryl Glenn, a Democrat who represented parts of...

FILE - In this April 16, 2020, file photo, a Thai shopkeeper adjusts his face mask at a gold shop in Bangkok, Thailand. The price of gold surged more than $30 on Monday, July 27, 2020 to over $1,926 per ounce as investors step up buying of the precious metal often sought in times of uncertainty. Gold was trading at $1,926.20 by early afternoon in Asia, up 1.5%, after surging over the weekend. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)

Uncertainty pushes gold price to record, over $1,930 per oz

Jul. 27, 2020 4:40 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The price of gold surged to a record above $1,934 per ounce on Monday as investors moved money into an asset seen as a safe haven amid jitters about U.S.-Chinese tension and the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. It added 2% percent after breaking its 2011 record high price on Friday,...

FILE - In an April 12, 2017 file photo, Delegate Cheryl Glenn, a Baltimore Democrat, calls for a special session to approve additional licenses to grow medical marijuana during a news conference in Baltimore. Federal prosecutors are recommending a three-year prison sentence for the former Maryland state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to charges she accepted more than $33,000 in bribes in exchange for legislative favors. Glenn’s attorney on Thursday, July 23, 2020 urged U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake to sentence the Baltimore Democrat to probation and home detention instead of incarceration. (AP Photo/Brian Witte, file)

Prosecutors seek 3-year prison term for ex-Maryland lawmaker

Jul. 23, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Federal prosecutors recommended a three-year prison sentence for a former Maryland state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to charges she accepted more than $33,000 in bribes in exchange for legislative favors, including votes to increase the number of medical marijuana grower licenses....

A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday as uncertainty over the pandemic sapped the buying enthusiasm that has been driving prices higher. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Asian shares mixed as pandemic saps buying momentum

Jul. 7, 2020 11:37 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as uncertainty over the pandemic sapped the buying enthusiasm that has been driving prices higher. The selling followed a deeper pullback on Wall Street and in France, Germany and elsewhere after the European Union’s executive arm said this...