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ST. LOUIS (AP) — It's tough to rebuild a city's image when the national perception is that it peaked a century ago, and when recent news has sometimes been dismal. St. Louis was the nation's fourth largest city in 1904, the year it hosted both the Olympics and the World's Fair...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The brutal murders of a well-known Richmond couple and their young daughters as they were preparing to host a New Year's party sent shock waves through Virginia's capital city. More than 11 years later, some hope the execution of a man convicted in their...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An ambitious Democratic governor with possible White House aspirations has a formula for staying blue in the time of Trump: Take your progressive message directly to angst-ridden middle-class voters. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to break from...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A proposal to lower the flight ceiling for noisy fighter jets has dragged on for so long that residents can be forgiven if they've put it out of their minds. But the Air National Guard is pressing forward with the plan with a goal of submitting a revised...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans who have pledged to cut federal taxes to boost the economy might consider looking first at lessons learned in GOP-controlled states that adopted similar strategies, only to see growth falter and...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A graduate student from suburban New York has made it his mission to fight for a series of tangible honors for the late astronaut John Glenn, including a statue, a portrait and a having Glenn's Ohio birthplace on the National Historic Register. It's not...
ATLANTA (AP) — Civil rights leaders and activists are gathering at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. On the same day that Americans celebrate King's legacy, his son is scheduled to meet President-elect Donald Trump. Martin Luther King III...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A few states in the Midwest again are on alert for icy conditions, while strong storms are moving through the Houston area. While the weekend's storm caused travel issues in parts of Oklahoma and Kansas, some meteorologists acknowledged it fell short of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question. Officials estimate that 800,000 to 900,...