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  • At a Glance: Electronic cigarettes

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES: The battery-powered devices made of plastic or metal heat a liquid nicotine solution, creating vapor that users inhale. Some models are disposable, and some are designed to be refilled with cartridges or tanks containing what enthusiasts call "e-juice." Some e-cigarettes are made to look like a real cigarette with a tiny light on the tip that glows like the real thing. Published 12:07 a.m. April 24, 2014

  • FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

    By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM - Associated Press

    The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration. Published 12:03 a.m. April 24, 2014

  • Britain's Prince William bids Australia farewell

    By Associated Press

    Britain's Prince William has bid farewell to Australia in the only speech of his national tour, revealing that his baby son George has become particularly fond of a toy native animal during the visit. Published 12:06 a.m. April 24, 2014

  • Timeline of electronic cigarettes milestones

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    Late 2006: Electronic cigarettes first marketed in U.S. via kiosks in shopping malls and online. Published 12:07 a.m. April 24, 2014

  • FDA proposes extending its oversight of tobacco

    By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM - Associated Press

    The federal government wants to extend its oversight of tobacco to include cigars, hookah, nicotine gels, pipe tobacco and dissolvable tobacco products. Published 12:08 a.m. April 24, 2014

  • 'Pimp My Ride' shop settles pay-pinching case

    By Associated Press

    A Southern California custom auto shop once featured on MTV's "Pimp My Ride" will pay its employees nearly $160,000 to settle claims that it violated federal wage laws. Published April 23, 2014

  • Suarez to make Nationwide debut at Richmond

    By JENNA FRYER - Associated Press

    Daniel Suarez has proven to be a quick learner in a race car, winning in the eighth race of last year's NASCAR's K&N Pro Series East Tour and finishing third in the final standings. Published April 23, 2014

  • Maine nursing homes may get $14 million boost

    By ALANNA DURKIN - Associated Press

    After years of underfunding that has forced some of Maine's nursing homes to slash staff and close their doors, the facilities could get some relief under legislation awaiting Gov. Paul LePage's signature. Published April 23, 2014

  • Telsa Motors expanding in California

    By Associated Press

    Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California. Published April 23, 2014

  • Walker OKs expanding doctor notification law

    By Associated Press

    A Wisconsin state law covering information doctors are required to tell patients will be expanded under a bill Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law. Published April 23, 2014

  • Salve Regina gets $1M gift for nursing program

    By Associated Press

    Salve Regina University in Newport is starting a new graduate program in nursing with the help of a $1 million gift. Published April 23, 2014

  • Winners of the 2013 NYSAPA contest

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    The New York State Associated Press Association has announced results of its 2013 contest recognizing excellent writing, presentation, photography and graphics in AP member newspapers. Published April 23, 2014

  • Payton unsure about RB Mark Ingram's 2015 option

    By BRETT MARTEL - Associated Press

    The New Orleans Saints have not decided whether to exercise a 2015 team option on running back Mark Ingram's contract, coach Sean Payton said Wednesday. Published April 23, 2014

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