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Georgia US Senate race will pit Warnock against Walker

May. 24, 2022 23:02 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican football legend Herschel Walker wasted little time exchanging attacks Tuesday after both handily defeated primary challengers to set up a historic, high-stakes showdown for a coveted Senate seat in Georgia. Walker,...

Echoes of one million lost in the spaces they left behind

May. 13, 2022 11:02 AM EDT

Put your son in Sherman Peebles' barber chair and along with a buzz you could count on Peebles, a sheriff’s deputy who cut hair as a sideline, to issue a fatherly warning about staying out of trouble. Now, seven months after the dapper sergeant died of COVID-19, life goes on at the...

Political reality: Congress can't save — or end — abortion

May. 10, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After fighting for decades over abortion policy, Congress is about to run into the stark political limits of its ability to save — or end — the Roe v. Wade protections. President Joe Biden has called on Democrats to enshrine the nearly 50-year-old Supreme...

Alabama's new transgender care felony faces federal test

May. 05, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A doctor testified Thursday that there will be devastating consequences for transgender adolescents if Alabama outlaws the use of gender-affirming medications for them, and that their medical providers would face jail time for providing standard care. The...

Vermont GOP Gov. Scott vetoes pension reform legislation

May. 02, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Gov. Phil Scott vetoed a bill Monday that had given unanimous preliminary approval last week by both the House and Senate to reform the state’s pension system. In a sharply worded veto message on Monday, Vermont's Republican governor said he felt the...

Pharmacist gets 10 years for $180M health care fraud scheme

Apr. 26, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former Mississippi pharmacist has been sentenced to the maximum 10 years in prison for a $180 million health insurance fraud scheme involving unnecessary prescriptions for expensive pain creams and other medications. Mitchell...

W.Va. makeup artist ‘Billy Eyelash’ works on a movie set

Apr. 23, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A local makeup artist is rethinking his future beauty career after being hired to perfect the faces of actors in a movie filmed in the area. Billy Ramey, 29, was born and raised in Wayne County. He graduated from Wayne High School and lives in the county,...

Police speak to Scottish leader Sturgeon over mask slip-up

Apr. 18, 2022 12:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Police said Monday that they spoke to Scotland’s leader to remind her about sticking to coronavirus mask rules after she was filmed without a face covering indoors while on the election trail. Police Scotland said officers reminded First Minister Nicola Sturgeon of...

Stifled by brick-and-mortar, barber took business on road

Apr. 16, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Through blood, sweat, and...barbicide, Jon Shiflett is keeping the long honored tradition of barbering alive, but putting the experience into high gear. Shiflett is bringing his shop to you. More punk rock than quartet, his mobile barbershop Beggars &...

Order to expire requiring masks in nursing homes, hospitals

Apr. 14, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — People will no longer be required to wear face masks in Connecticut hospitals, outpatient health care settings and homeless shelters, once a state masking order expires early Friday. Mask-wearing provisions for inside schools are sticking around until June 30...