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Trump administration says it knows location of all children

Texas Immigration

Trump administration officials say the U.S. government knows the location of all children in its custody after separating them from their families at the border and is working to reunite them. A fact sheet on “zero-tolerance prosecution and family reunification” released Saturday night by the...


Business

Some boosters want South Dakota's Augustana on bigger stage

Augustana Division I

Perhaps the biggest proponent of taking a small private university in South Dakota into the realm of big-time college athletics is a longtime hospital administrator who thinks as big as his 6-foot-6 frame. Sanford CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft, who has raised hundreds of millions of dollars and schmoozed...


Lifestyle

Danger of rip currents evident already off Carolinas' coasts

Rip Currents

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Leanna Lamatrice and her family typically didn’t pay much attention to the warnings about rip currents off North Carolina’s Outer Banks. It was a mindset that began in childhood, when her family would spend two weeks every summer in Hatteras village, and carried into adulthood....


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Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd Amendment

Corporate America Vs Guns

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey’s fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn’t sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account....


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Anita Baker to be honored at BET Awards, Jamie Foxx to host

Music-BET Awards

Legendary singer Anita Baker will be honored at the 2018 BET Awards, which will be hosted Sunday by Jamie Foxx and feature performances by Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg and Migos. DJ Khaled is the leading nominee with six at the show, kicking off at 8 p.m. Eastern from the Microsoft Theater in Los...


Lifestyle

New Florida law reignites beach access fight in Panhandle

Florida Beach Access

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Along a stretch of white, sandy shoreline in Florida’s Panhandle, a simple question has led to profanity-laden arguments, private security guards and calls to law enforcement: Who owns the beach? In one coastal county, a new state law is set to rekindle that uproar...


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Transgender rights battle returning to North Carolina court

Transgender Restroom Lawsuit

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than a year after North Carolina undid its “bathroom bill,” a legal battle is simmering over a law that replaced it. A federal judge on Monday will hear arguments from transgender advocates who claim in a lawsuit that the replacement law still discriminates against the...


Business

Retailers experiment with blue lights to deter drug use

Blue Lights Drug Use

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Colored bulbs cast an eerie blue glow in the restroom of a convenience store where people who inject heroin and other drugs have been seeking the relative privacy of the stalls to shoot up. The blue lights are meant to discourage people from using drugs in store bathrooms...


Government

Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

Trump Press Secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, setting off a fierce debate about whether politics should play a role in how administration officals are treated in public. Sanders was the latest...


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They told her she had the flu; it would be years before they discovered the real illness

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Diane Bates lay on the floor of her bathroom in the middle of the afternoon - weak, disoriented and afraid that she might die before someone found her. Bates had been battling what she had been told was a bad case of the flu for weeks. She hoped a bath might make her...


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