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Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Sep. 21, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

Frankort State Journal. September 20, 2022. Editorial: Needed: More conversations about addiction, mental health Our society can be contradictory at times. We celebrate when loved ones finish treatment cancer-free, but yet we don’t usually extend the same...

Idaho and Taiwan sign two-year wheat trade agreement

Sep. 19, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Monday signed a two-year agreement supporting Idaho wheat sales to Taiwan in a deal that officials say gives wheat producers a reliable buyer and Taiwan a dependable supplier. The Republican governor participated in the ceremonial...

Anne Heche memoir 'Call Me Anne' scheduled for January

Sep. 15, 2022 10:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a memoir Anne Heche worked on over the past year, the actor shared candid thoughts on her relationship with Ellen DeGeneres in the late 1990s, when they were among Hollywood's first openly gay couples. "I was labeled ‘outrageous’ because I fell in love with...

Rhode Island Gov. McKee narrowly wins Democratic primary

Sep. 13, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee eked out a victory in his Democratic primary on Tuesday, beating back strong challenges from a pair of opponents as he seeks his first full term in office. McKee, the former lieutenant governor who became the state’s chief...

Ex-chancellor Merkel's memoirs to be published in 2024

Sep. 08, 2022 07:18 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel, who served as chancellor of Germany for 16 years, will release her political memoirs in 2024. Her publisher announced Thursday that the former chancellor, who is co-authoring the book with her longtime adviser Beate Baumann, will provide an exclusive,...

McGrory, Boston Globe's top editor, says he is stepping down

Sep. 07, 2022 14:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brian McGrory, under whose leadership The Boston Globe won three newsroom Pulitzer Prizes, said Wednesday that he is stepping down after 10 years at the helm to become chair of Boston University's journalism department. McGrory, who started at the Globe in 1989, was...

Tokyo Olympics sponsorship scandal widens with more arrests

Sep. 06, 2022 04:30 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Bribery allegations against a former Tokyo Olympics organizing committee member widened Tuesday as Japanese prosecutors “re-arrested” Haruyuki Takahashi in a case involving suspected payments from a publisher which became a sponsor for the Games. The latest...

Sterling Lord, uniquely enduring literary agent, dies at 102

Sep. 04, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sterling Lord, the uniquely enduring literary agent who worked for years to find a publisher for Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” and over the following decades arranged deals for everyone from true crime writer Joe McGinniss to the creators of the Berenstain Bears, has died. He...

Missouri attorney general seeks journalism school records

Sep. 02, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has filed an open records request seeking correspondence between two journalism professors connected to the University of Missouri and the executive director of a fact-checking group. In a move that appears to be unprecedented in Missouri,...

Newspaper publisher cries foul over political ad arrest

Aug. 26, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The publisher of a weekly newspaper in New Hampshire is accusing the state attorney general’s office of government overreach after she was arrested on charges that she published advertisements for local races without properly marking them as political advertising. ...