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St. Bernard News opens office in Chalmette

Associated Press

The St. Bernard News, a weekly community broadsheet, has opened an office in Chalmette after years of running its operations out of Jefferson Parish.

This photo shows the dental offices of Walter James Palmer in Bloomington, Minn., on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Palmer, an avid hunter, is accused of illegally killing a well-known and protected lion, named Cecil, during a big game hunt in Zimbabwe. The killing has outraged animal conservationists and others worldwide. (AP Photo/Amy Forliti)

Minnesota dentist rarely discussed hunting with patients

- Associated Press

A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised patients Wednesday to seek care elsewhere and said he rarely discussed his big-game hunting because it can be a "divisive and emotionally charged topic."

Astoria summer school helps children of migrant workers

- Associated Press

Araceny Borja, 11, sat in a classroom at Astoria Middle School Thursday, only two months after she and her mother moved to the North Coast from Mexico for what she called "a better life."

APNewsBreak: Gov's PAC returning money linked to oil company

- Associated Press

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's political action committee is returning a $25,000 donation from a company with ties to Angola's state-owned oil company after receiving questions from The Associated Press about whether the contribution was legal.

Stuffed animals are placed in front of Walter Palmer's dental practice, River Bluff Dental, in Bloomington, Minn., on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Palmer, who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe, said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal.  (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

US agency says it is 'deeply concerned' about lion kill

- Associated Press

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is ready to assist Zimbabwe in its investigation of an American dentist's killing of a protected African lion and will conduct its own probe.

Tariff can be placed on some paper from Canada

Associated Press

U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin says the International Trade Association has found in favor of Madison Paper in its claim that Canadian subsidies created an unfair advantage for competitors.