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Republican presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump speaks in Derry, N.H., in this Aug. 19, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)

Donald Trump: ‘I’m the king of the tax code’

- The Washington Times

Businessman Donald Trump says he’s going to come out with a tax plan in the coming weeks that people at hedge funds will not like but that “pretty much everybody else” will love, declaring Friday that he’s “the king of the tax code.”

This combination of Aug. 30, 2005, and July 29, 2015, photos shows downtown New Orleans flooded by Hurricane Katrina and the same area a decade later. New Orleans has grown since Katrina but is still smaller than before the storm. Estimated population in 2014 was 384,320 compared to 494,294 in 2005. In 2014, the city climbed back into the nation's 50 most populous cities for the first time since Katrina. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Hurricane Katrina: How New Orleans has changed

Associated Press

A by-the-numbers look at the lasting impact of Hurricane Katrina, which hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. The metro area includes New Orleans and seven surrounding parishes.

Trader Robert Oswald, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening sharply higher Wednesday after slumping for six straight days amid concern that growth in China was slowing more quickly than previously thought. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Wall Street roars back: 619-point gain wipes out 6 days of losses

- The Washington Times

Wall Street started strong Wednesday and this time didn’t falter at the finish line, with the blue chip Dow Jones industrial average reversing six days of losses with a gain of 619 points, or 3.95 percent, to finish at 16,285. The daily increase was the third-biggest point rally in the market’s history.

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CenturyLink to cut 55 in Louisiana

Associated Press

CenturyLink says dozens of positions will be reduced in Louisiana as part of the company's proposal to eliminate 1,000 jobs companywide.

Republican presidential candidate, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, gives a foreign policy speech on the campus of The Citadel, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Experts say tough talk on China overlooks economic realities

- Associated Press

If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it. Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's most populous nation.

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

Associated Press

State Democratic Party Chairwoman Mary Mancini on Friday called on Republican state Rep. Andy Holt to resign over alleged environmental violations at his northwestern Tennessee hog farm.

The beat goes on for 81-year-old musician Leo Samora

- Associated Press

If there is such a thing as a rock star for the Pueblo senior set, his name is Leo Samora. At 81, and 40 years into his musical performance career, Samora is as busy as he ever was, performing as often as three times a week at assisted living facilities throughout the city.

Getting kids interested in fruits, vegetables

- Associated Press

When a farmer offered her a bag of baby carrots at the Greeley Farmers Market, 3-and-a-half-year-old Elizabeth Shaw wasn't interested. Her father, Jon, offered her a tiny, ripe tomato, but she turned her head. It wasn't until he flashed a bright orange bell pepper and knelt to the little girl's level that Elizabeth's curiosity peaked. Her big brown eyes widened and her little fingers carefully reached out toward the vegetable, as if it might bite.

Professional works to teach students more about farms

- Associated Press

On a steamy day in July, nearly one dozen teachers file into a room at the Moville Community Center. This particular day of their summer "vacation" is filled with talk about corn, soybeans, wind power soil structure.

FILE -  In this Aug. 5, 2011 file photo provided by Jan Nebozenko, iron worker Gary Russo stands at the microphone during a short break from helping to build the Second Avenue Subway in New York. The karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead, two months after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (Jan Nebozenko via AP, File)

Police: Construction crooner found dead in apparent suicide

- Associated Press

A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, a month after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday.

In this Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 photo, Allison Stahl carries a basket of clothing to her car as firefighters walk past on their way to establish a hose line in Essex, Mont. The area was evacuated Thursday afternoon in the face of the growing Sheep Fire threatening the community at the southern edge of Glacier National Park. (Aaric Bryan/The Daily Inter Lake via AP)

Firefighters move to protect Essex after town emptied

- Associated Press

Firefighters cut down trees and turned on sprinklers Friday after authorities emptied the community of Essex and turned back traffic where a wildfire had spread close to a highway along the southern edge of Glacier National Park.

Wynn earns key state approval for Boston-area casino

- Associated Press

Wynn Resorts won a key state approval for its Boston-area casino late Friday, bringing the $1.7 billion project billed as the state's largest single private development another step closer to finally breaking ground.

Latin Builders Association rompe con Trump

- Associated Press

La Latin Builders Association de Miami, que se considera el mayor grupo hispano del sector de la construcción, se ha alejado de Donald Trump por sus estridentes pronunciamientos en materia de inmigración.

Conservation officer Tim Collette, center, approaches a group of Native Americans along the shore of Gull Lake, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 in Nisswa, Minn. Conservation officers issued citations to two tribal members who attempted to net fish on Gull Lake in Nisswa on Friday, the second day of efforts by activists to assert rights they say they hold under an 1855 treaty. (Brian Peterson/Star Tribune via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

Officers cite 2 men for trying to net fish on Gull Lake

Associated Press

Conservation officers issued citations to two tribal members who attempted to net fish on Gull Lake in Nisswa on Friday, the second day of efforts by activists to assert rights they say they hold under an 1855 treaty.