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Early voting starts in NY, candidates urge people to polls

Jun. 12, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Candidates in New York City's heavily contested Democratic mayoral primary on Saturday urged people to go to the polls in the coming days as early voting kicked off. The start of early voting around the state marks the homestretch to primary election day...

Project helps SC teen who died become an Eagle Scout

Jun. 12, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — Hundreds of Chester County, SC, residents stood in the hot sun last Sunday afternoon to remember Evan Bass and unveil the project he started before he died -- a prayer building behind the Chester County Coroner’s Office. ...

Crime leads voter concerns as NYC mayoral primary approaches

Jun. 11, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fear of crime is back as a political issue in New York City. For the first time in years it could be a prime factor in who voters pick as their next mayor. Early voting begins Saturday in the city's party primaries. Ballots are being cast as the city is...

NC Senate's tax-cut plan gets initial approval by chamber

Jun. 09, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Individual income taxes would fall again, the corporate rate would be eliminated over time and $1 billion in federal aid would be earmarked for pandemic relief to businesses and nonprofits in legislation given initial approval Wednesday by the state Senate. ...

Southwest resumes flight service to Jackson after 7 years

Jun. 07, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Southwest Airlines has resumed flight service to Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport after a seven-year absence. The Clarion Ledger reports that Southwest flights returned to Jackson this week. Flyers will now be...

Gretna woman killed after car leaves roadway, hits tree

Jun. 06, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

GRETNA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a Gretna woman was killed Saturday after her car left the roadway and struck a tree. The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office said Julia Wynkoop-Wiley, 52, was identified as the driver of a Dodge Ram pickup. She was taken by a medical...

With primary looming, mayoral candidates face off in debate

Jun. 02, 2021 21:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight Democratic candidates running to be New York City's next mayor sparred in a debate Wednesday night, each trying to position themselves as the person to lead the city forward with the primary election less than three weeks away. The televised debate...

Nebraska AG reaches $200,000 settlement with Omaha provider

May. 14, 2021 12:02 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities have reached an out-of-court settlement with an Omaha mental health provider accused of submitting false Medicaid reimbursement claims. Kathleen Wiley agreed to pay $200,000 under the agreement in exchange for the state dropping...

NYC mayoral race heats up with 6 weeks to go before primary

May. 13, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With less than six weeks to go, the Democratic primary that may decide the next mayor of New York City has reached a new stage of unpredictability. Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang is clinging to front-runner status while City Comptroller Scott...

Reds' Wiley has no-hitter thru 8 innings against Indians

May. 07, 2021 22:41 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cincinnati's Wade Miley is pitching a no-hitter through eight innings against the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. The left-hander has been in control of a Cleveland team that entered the series batting just .213 but has won five straight and nine of...