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  • Here's why you don't steal your jobs plan from other candidates' websites

    The Republican Governors Association on Tuesday released an ad questioning the integrity of Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke. The new commercial states that her campaign's plagiarism scandal raises serious questions about her character.

  • Enbridge delays ND oil pipeline at least a year

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Canadian company that wants to build the largest oil pipeline yet from western North Dakota's booming oil patch is delaying the project for at least a year due to permitting problems in Minnesota. Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge Energy Partners LP disclosed the delay of...

  • Navy: Nuclear shipyard workers got unearned credit

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of nuclear workers at a Navy shipyard have been placed on restrictive duty after investigators discovered they were given credit for attending continuing training they didn't actually attend, an official said Tuesday. Norfolk Naval Shipyard spokesman Jeff Cunningham...

  • Texas school fund now worth nation-high $37.7B

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A fund Texas uses to buy instructional materials and cover some local school districts' costs is now worth nearly $38 billion, officials announced Tuesday, making it the nation's largest educational endowment. Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson credited a booming natural gas...

  • DA unveils sex abuse charges against NYC teacher

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors have unveiled a new 36-count indictment against a Brooklyn high school teacher who was already facing charges in connection to an indecent photo authorities say he sent to a student. Brooklyn District Attorney announced the indictment against Brooklyn Tech teacher...

  • Appellate court agrees AFSCME workers owed money

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois appellate court has ruled that back wages owed thousands of state government workers from 2011 to 2013 must be paid. A panel of judges from the First District Appellate Court found that members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal...

  • Michelin Guide knocks Daniel down to 2 stars

    The Michelin Guide's latest roster of top New York City restaurants says Brooklyn and Queens are hot, but Daniel Boulud has lost a little sizzle. For the past three years, the same seven restaurants have held a virtual lock on the organization's coveted three-star rating: Daniel, Per Se, Masa,...

  • Federal agency expresses concern with dam studies

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal fisheries agency has raised concerns about the accuracy of some studies being conducted for a massive proposed dam in south-central Alaska. In a letter to the project manager for the Susitna-Watana dam, the regional administrator of the National Marine Fisheries...

  • Shares of companies testing Ebola vaccines rise

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials announced that the first case of the disease has been diagnosed in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control said a patient being treated at a hospital in Dallas tested...

  • Cutler attacks LePage over Great Northern deal

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Independent governor's race candidate Eliot Cutler accused Republican Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday of leaving taxpayers on the hook for $15.9 million over seven years with a failed deal that aimed to save a pulp and paper manufacturer that recently filed for bankruptcy....

  • FTC to retailers: Drop your caffeinated drawers

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — If you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked — but at least you can get your money back. The Federal Trade Commission announced Monday that two companies — Norm Thompson Outfitters of...

  • 20 years to life in choking death of NYC woman, 73

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man who choked his daughter's great-grandmother to death in her New York City apartment and took her purse and TV has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison. Gregory Velez was sentenced Tuesday. He pleaded guilty in in July to murdering 73-year-old Julia Hernandez three...

  • Bill Clinton at Md. fundraiser instead of Hillary

    POTOMAC, Md. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton took his wife's place at a fundraiser for Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown on Tuesday, helping to raise more than $1 million for Brown's campaign for governor. Hillary Rodham Clinton had been scheduled to attend the fundraiser in a posh...

  • Chicago court hears arguments in Holocaust case

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court in Chicago heard arguments Tuesday about whether lawsuits accusing Hungary's national bank and railway of stealing cash, art and other assets from Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust should proceed through U.S. or Hungarian courts. More than 500,000...

  • CDC: 'No doubt' Ebola will be contained after first U.S. diagnosis

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will announce in a press conference later Tuesday that the first case of the deadly Ebola virus has been diagnosed in the United States.



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    Voters in Connecticut’s gubernatorial election this November will face a familiar choice as Republican Tom Foley squares off against Democrat Dan Malloy. Four years ago, in a nail biter for what...

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