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Correction: Navy-SEALs story

Jan 21, 2024, 3:24 PM | Updated: Jan 22, 2024, 4:28 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story first published January 21, 2024, about missing Navy SEALs, The Associated Press misidentified the University of California, San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

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Superstorm Sandy group eyes ballots, insurance surcharges and oil fees to fund resiliency projects

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) — A 2% surcharge on property insurance policies, mandatory fees on the oil and gas industries, and holding a public referendum are ways a public-private group formed in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy recommends to pay for projects to protect New Jersey from the next big storm. In a report released […]

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Montana attorney general didn’t violate campaign finance rules, elections enforcer says

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Two deaths linked to listeria food poisoning from meat sliced at deli counters

At least two people have died and more than two dozen were hospitalized in an outbreak of listeria food poisoning linked to meat sliced at grocery store deli counters, federal health officials said Friday. At least 28 people in a dozen states have gotten sick, though the largest number, seven, were in New York, according […]

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Nevada judge who ran for state treasurer pleads not guilty to federal fraud charges

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A rural Nevada judge who ran unsuccessfully for state treasurer in 2022 pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges accusing her of using funds raised for a statue memorializing a slain police officer for political campaign costs and personal expenses, including her daughter’s wedding. Michele Fiore, a Republican former Nevada state […]

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Black lawmakers are standing by Biden at a crucial moment. But some express concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Black Caucus prides itself on its authority among Democrats and its influence with President Joe Biden in particular. So far, only one of its roughly 60 members have joined calls for Biden to drop his reelection bid due to concerns over his age and ability to win. But the caucus’ […]

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Man pleads guilty to federal charges in attack on Louisville mayoral candidate

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man accused of shooting at Louisville’s current mayor when he was a candidate in 2022 pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges stemming from the attack. Quintez Brown pleaded guilty to interference with federally protected activities and discharge of a firearm during a violent crime. The courthouse was a short drive […]

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Correction: Navy-SEALs story