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Maine town manager leads segregation group, promotes whites

JACKMAN, Maine (AP) — The town manager of a rural Maine community says he's the leader of a racial segregationist group, and he believes the United States would be better off if people of different races were to "voluntarily separate."


Trump tweets about women's marches as protesters gather

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted that it was a "perfect day" for women to march to celebrate the "economic success and wealth creation" that's happened during his first year in office — while women across the nation rallied against him and his policies.


Mudslides take heavy toll on immigrants serving posh town

Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it's people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the wealthy Southern California community running.


60-plus applicants appeal pot cultivator license rejections

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 60 companies have filed appeals after the state rejected their applications for medical marijuana cultivation licenses.


The Latest: Actress Asia Argento speaks at Rome rally

NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on women's marches around the world (all times local):


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Small-town budgets hurting from loss of mini Walmarts

LUTHER, Okla. (AP) — Luther sold its youth football field to Walmart about three years ago so that the company could build one of its Express stores, using the money from the sale and the new tax revenue to pay off the roughly $200,000 in debt that resulted from an embezzlement scandal involving the former town treasurer.


Kansas archbishop elected to lead anti-abortion role

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The archbishop of Kansas City, Kansas, has been chosen to a leading role in the Catholic Church's fight against abortion.


Big towers to rise near historic Jamestown: $90M in payouts

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A big change is looming on the horizon near Jamestown Island, site of Britain's first permanent settlement in North America: 17 transmission towers — four nearly as tall as the Statue of Liberty — are set to rise to help meet Virginia's growing energy appetite.


Governor denies parole for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hearing for letting him control her life.


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Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole by governor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The governor of California once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who blamed herself at her parole hearing for letting him control her life.


Memorial service planned for beloved Michigan airport dog

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Friends and fans are bidding farewell to a speedy border collie that became an internet sensation for keeping a northern Michigan airport's runways free of critters.


Women will march again with aim to become a political force

Activists are returning to the streets a year after a million people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.


California governor blocks parole for Leslie Van Houten, youngest follower of Charles Manson

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor blocks parole for Leslie Van Houten, youngest follower of Charles Manson.


Records: Las Vegas gunman was germophobe, possibly bipolar

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After three months of investigation, police have learned more about Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock: He was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak, obsessed with cleanliness, possibly bipolar and was having difficulties with his live-in girlfriend.


Baltimore's new police leader faces numerous challenges

BALTIMORE (AP) — Deputy Police Commissioner Darryl DeSousa, who has steadily risen through the ranks during a 30-year career with Baltimore's police department, will take the helm of the force in a city struggling with a feverish pace of killings.


Businessman may get 6-month delay in deportation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio businessman who faces deportation to his native Jordan may be able to stay in the United States for about six months while his case is reviewed.


Serial stowaway arrested again at Chicago's O'Hare airport

CHICAGO (AP) — A woman with a history of sneaking aboard planes slipped past security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport this week and was flying to London when the airline realized she didn't have a ticket.


Technical glitches prompt Southwest Airlines flight problems

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southwest Airlines says computer problems delayed or canceled flights in and out of airports in Los Angeles and Austin, Texas, but they've been resolved.


Appeals court stays order for changes in Texas foster system

DALLAS (AP) — A judge ordered Texas to make sweeping changes to its foster care system on Friday, two years after she found it unconstitutionally broken.


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