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Phoenix police chief promises change amid civil rights claim

June 19, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Police Chief Jeri Williams promised change in her department after being booed by some of hundreds of people gathered to discuss a videotaped police encounter that has caused a... more »»

 
 
 
New study to examine feeding habits of Cape Cod great whites

June 19, 2019

BOSTON (AP) — Researchers on Cape Cod are launching a new study focused on the hunting and feeding habits of the region's great white sharks following last year's two attacks on humans, including... more »»

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home

June 19, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. more »»

Was dead militant war casualty or Navy SEAL's murder victim?

June 19, 2019

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The photo shows a decorated Navy SEAL holding up the head of a dead Islamic State fighter by the hair while clenching a knife in his other han. more »»

New England newspaper owner fights to save local journalism

June 19, 2019

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Berkshire Eagle has an expanded investigative team. There's a new 12-page lifestyle section for the Eagle's Sunday edition. more »»

Lawmakers will hear from pilots who have criticized Boeing

June 19, 2019

The president of the pilots' union at American Airlines says Boeing made mistakes in its design of the 737 Max and not telling pilots about new flight-control software on the plane. more »»

Attorney: Man killed at Costco was mentally ill, off meds

June 19, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man fatally shot in a Southern California Costco store was mentally ill and off his medication when he pushed or slapped an off-duty police officer who opened fire and killed... more »»

Trump's Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist

June 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hil... more »»

With Hope Hicks interview, Dems breach Trump's inner circle

June 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks behind closed doors Wednesday, the first time lawmakers will hear from a perso... more »»

Prosecutor: Navy SEAL bragged about killing captive in Iraq

June 19, 2019

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A decorated Navy SEAL stabbed to death a wounded and captive teenage Islamic State fighter in Iraq and then bragged about it, a military prosecutor told jurors Tuesday during... more »»

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage

June 19, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California utility agreed Tuesday to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments to cover damages from a series of deadly wildfires caused by its downed power lines. more »»

San Francisco moves closer to nation's 1st e-cigarette ban

June 19, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the first city in the U.S. to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping. more »»

Panel hears case on conditions for young migrants on border

June 18, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman

June 18, 2019

DALLAS (AP) — Waiting outside a federal courthouse, photographer Tom Fox took in Dallas' 8 a.m. bustle. People dressed for work got out of cars. A homeless man danced on a street pole. more »»

Watchdog: Schools underreporting use of restraint, seclusion

June 18, 2019

A federal watchdog agency said Tuesday that public schools have significantly underreported their use of restraint and seclusion to control students' behavior. more »»

Harvard case offers reminder of perils of online misbehavior

June 18, 2019

The racist social-media posts were originally shared only among friends — in text messages and a Google document. more »»

San Francisco closer to ban on e-cigarette sales

June 18, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors moved a step closer Tuesday to becoming the first city in the U.S. to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping. more »»

 
 

Bridge group to meet every Wednesday June 19, 2019

Beginning and intermediate Bridge players are invited to join an informal group meeting every Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church. All are welcome and walk-ins are encouraged. For more information, contact 876-2661 or 876-0751. more »

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