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  • Colorado considers a new look for edible pot

    By KRISTEN WYATT - Associated Press

    Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats. Published August 1, 2014

  • News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

    By Associated Press

    A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it. Published August 1, 2014

  • $11M deal struck to conserve Colorado River basin

    By Associated Press

    Water providers from four western states and the federal government announced an $11 million agreement Thursday to fund projects meant to counteract critically low water levels in the Colorado River basin, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven states. Published August 1, 2014

  • GM boosted June sales with discounts to dealers

    By TOM KRISHER - Associated Press

    As General Motors prepares to report monthly sales results on Friday, a look its numbers from June show just how intent the company is on keeping new-car sales on the rise during a record spate of safety recalls. Published August 1, 2014

  • NC Senate approves county sales tax changes

    By KATELYN FERRAL - Associated Press

    North Carolina's Senate has agreed to a new omnibus tax bill allowing some urban counties to levy sales tax. Published August 1, 2014

  • Virginia kicks off 3rd annual craft beer month

    By Associated Press

    Virginia is kicking off its third annual craft beer month. Published August 1, 2014

  • Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

    By CHRISTOPHER WEBER - Associated Press

    Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inundated the campus. Published August 1, 2014

  • Judge won't free Russian accused of hacking in US

    By GRACE GARCES BORDALLO - Associated Press

    A federal judge in the U.S. territory of Guam denied a motion Thursday to release a Russian lawmaker's son accused of hacking computers inside hundreds of U.S. businesses. Published August 1, 2014

  • Contract talks in Met Opera labor dispute extended

    By VERENA DOBNIK - Associated Press

    It's a drama worthy of the Metropolitan Opera: Frantic, last-minute labor negotiations aimed at averting a lockout that threatens to stop both pay and benefits for thousands of singers, musicians, stagehands and other workers. Published August 1, 2014

  • Coal ash bill in limbo after NC Senate adjourns

    By MICHAEL BIESECKER and KATELYN FERRAL - Associated Press

    The North Carolina Senate adjourned early Friday morning without finalizing a bill requiring Duke Energy to clean up its leaky coal ash dumps across the state. Published August 1, 2014

  • NC Senate gives OK to state budget

    By EMERY DALESIO - Associated Press

    Senate lawmakers passed a $21.1 billion budget early Friday which gives teachers raises and funnels $113 million to kindergarten and college classrooms statewide. Published August 1, 2014

  • Kansas City man starts rubber band gun business

    By CRYSTAL THOMAS - Associated Press

    Four years ago, Bob Coulston's 6-year-old son, Bobby, asked him to make a rubber band gun. But not just any rubber band gun. Published August 1, 2014

  • Indiana health centers get $500,000 federal grant

    By Associated Press

    The federal government has awarded $500,000 to two Indiana health care providers to expand behavioral health services. Published August 1, 2014

  • Indiana town promotes businesses during road work

    By Associated Press

    Indianapolis-area restaurant and shop owners say business is down significantly as construction continues on an area highway. Published August 1, 2014

  • News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

    By Associated Press

    Before television, Kentucky politicians had to travel to the annual Fancy Farm picnic to make sure their message got out to a large crowd. Published August 1, 2014

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