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Georgia city’s homeless community hopeful for new facility

Jul. 25, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — On rainy nights, Cheryl Gamble sometimes found shelter at a vacant warehouse on Willow Street. She and her fiance, Clint Marable, would use the facility’s looming structure to shield them from torrents of water. “We were just...

Couple from NYC opens restaurant in remote Nevada town

Jul. 24, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

BAKER, Nev. (AP) — On a remote stretch of highway near the Nevada-Utah border sits a restaurant that may seem out of place in a town like this. Kerouac’s is the business of Jake Cerese and Kate Claeys, a couple that gave up urban life in New York City back in 2017 to...

Stafford leads Rams into chase for hometown Super Bowl berth

Jul. 24, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES RAMS (11-7) CAMP SITE: Irvine, California LAST YEAR: Coach Sean McVay got his fourth consecutive winning season and the third playoff berth of his impressive tenure, although a humiliating home loss to the winless Jets in December likely...

Chief paves way for daughter, young women in law enforcement

Jul. 24, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Chief Penny Jones is paving history as the first woman to become police chief in Vicksburg; however, she isn’t doing it just for her community. She’s also doing it for her daughter who is following in her footsteps as a woman in law...

California inks contract with new 40K-member childcare union

Jul. 23, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At a time when labor unions are struggling across the United States, California on Friday signed a first-time contract with 40,000 childcare providers under a new collective bargaining agreement. With his signature, Democratic Gov. Gavin...

As Herschel Walker eyes Senate run, a turbulent past emerges

Jul. 23, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A homegrown football hero and businessman supported by his longtime friend Donald Trump, Herschel Walker has an attractive profile for Republicans looking to reclaim a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia. But as he decides whether to run, a more complex picture...

As Herschel Walker eyes Senate run, a turbulent past emerges

Jul. 23, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — At first glance, Herschel Walker has a coveted political profile for a potential Senate candidate in Georgia. He was a football hero at the University of Georgia before his long NFL career. He’s a business owner whose chicken products are distributed...

Virus's impact: More relaxing and thinking, less socializing

Jul. 23, 2021 07:09 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The eruption of COVID-19 last year caused the proportion of people working from home in the U.S. to nearly double, with the shift most pronounced among college graduates and workers in such fields as finance and professional services. The share of...

A small victory: Used-car prices slip from dizzy heights

Jul. 21, 2021 13:10 PM EDT

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — For months, anyone who wandered onto a dealer lot to look for a used car could be forgiven for doing a double take — and then wandering right off the lot. Prices had rocketed more than 40% from their levels just before the viral pandemic struck,...

Former officer accused of sexual misconduct with teen cadet

Jul. 20, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A former northern Virginia police officer accused of inappropriate sexual contact with a teenage girl in the department’s cadet program has been indicted, authorities announced Tuesday. A Fairfax County grand jury indicted John Grimes on Monday,...