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BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resort is proposing renaming its Massachusetts casino set to open next year from Wynn Boston Harbor to Encore Boston Harbor. New company CEO Matthew Maddox announced plans to adopt a moniker used on one of its Las Vegas casinos Friday. He spoke at a Boston...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A former radical who killed two New York City police officers nearly a half century ago is scheduled to be released on parole after efforts to keep him in prison failed. State prison officials say they're abiding by an appellate judge's decision Wednesday...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators are considering Wynn Resorts' request to remove Steve Wynn's name from its state casino license as the company founder faces numerous allegations of sexual misconduct. The state Gaming Commission is holding a Friday hearing on the...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators who used a genealogical website to find the ex-policeman they believe is a shadowy serial killer and rapist who terrified California decades ago call the technique ground-breaking. But others say it raises troubling legal and privacy...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado teachers are protesting this week for higher salaries and increased money for schools, prompting questions about why the state's booming marijuana sales have not fixed the funding problems. The 2012 voter-approved constitutional amendment that allowed...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona leaders dealing with an unprecedented teacher strike are paying the political price for long-festering resentment among many public school teachers who say they are fed up with lagging salaries and what they see as an equally dangerous attack on their...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine man convicted of sending cyanide to a suicidal man in England is due to be sentenced. Sidney Kilmartin, of Windham, was found guilty in 2016 of mailing injurious articles resulting in death and witness tampering. He's scheduled to be sentenced on...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Clifford Alexander scoops a handful of black ballpoint pens, drops them into a small box and shakes it with a blackjack dealer's nonchalance. He slides in the next handful to make an exact dozen, and sends the box down the assembly line. Alexander, who is...
NEW YORK (AP) — Women campaigning against sexual assault and harassment hailed Bill Cosby's conviction as a validation of the #MeToo movement and an emboldening signal to other victims unsure if they should come forward to seek justice. "It takes a lot of courage to do that, but...