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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Whoopie pies, the K4s steam locomotive, the Carolina Shag and Harney silt loam share a common bond: Each is a treasured member of the eclectic and, some say, out-of-control state symbol club. When New Hampshire lawmakers this month shot down as frivolous a...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The spokesman for the Missouri auditor's office has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in what police described Monday as an apparent suicide. The death comes about a month after the state auditor also killed himself. Robert "Spence"...
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A spokeswoman at Fort Meade says two people have been injured near a gate to the National Security Agency. Mary Doyle says emergency responders were on the scene of the incident Monday morning. It's not clear how they were hurt. The NSA headquarters is on...
FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A spokeswoman at Fort Meade says two people have been injured near a gate to the National Security Agency. Mary Doyle says emergency responders were on the scene of the incident Monday morning. It's not clear how they were hurt. The NSA headquarters is on...
MOORE HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Eight people died and 10 others were injured when a van from a church ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Monday in...
Can your broker or adviser be trusted? There is no way to be 100 percent certain, but far too many investors don't even take a few simple steps to protect themselves. Start by asking questions. Here are four key ones, and tips for finding the answers. __ WHO'S PAYING YOU? If a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Susan Bernardo trusted her stockbroker. She wound up losing a fortune. Her broker, David Harris, advised her to sell $400,000 worth of relatively safe municipal bonds, she says, and sink the proceeds into real estate and energy partnerships in hopes of earning...
MOORE HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says eight people died and 10 others were injured when a passenger van ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida. The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. early Monday in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there's also an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white. With its centennial...