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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Top Shelf Cannabis was able to open its doors to sell marijuana when Washington state's recreational pot industry finally opened for business because of growers like Sea of Green Farms. For months leading up to the grand opening Tuesday, when Washington...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Nearly 40 years ago, a newly elected, miniskirt-wearing feminist in Colorado stumbled into history when a gay couple denied a marriage license sought her help instead. While the college town of Boulder has a liberal reputation now, it was deeply divided...
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Pressure continues to mount on the federal government to treat as refugees the thousands of children traveling alone from Central America and crossing the border into the U.S. Officials from the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees told The...
MIAMI (AP) — A mural-sized photograph at Flagler Dog Track celebrates the good old days, decades gone: Men and women in their finest clothes lean against the fence to catch a glimpse of the greyhounds, the stands emblazoned with red, white and blue bunting, radio men perched in...
SMITHFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in central New York said four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms that rolled through the region. A spokesman for the Madison County emergency management office said the deaths were...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police here believe they have quacked the code for finding followers on social media. The 80-officer Bangor Police Department, which serves a city of about 33,000, has attracted more than 20,000 likes on its Facebook page after humorous pictures of a...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Good or bad, Cleveland — all but certain to host the Republican Party's presidential nominating convention in 2016 — is hard to ignore. It's a city with a rich history and bragging rights to things both quirky and considerable. Here are five things to know about...
SMITHFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in central New York said four people are dead and four homes have been destroyed in building collapses amid severe thunderstorms that rolled through the region. A spokesman for the Madison County emergency management office said the deaths were...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a Utah woman's motive for killing six of her newborns was that she was addicted to drugs and didn't want to deal with the responsibility. Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts told The Associated Press on Tuesday that 39-year-old Megan...