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In this Nov. 2, 2017 photo Katie Fahey, president and treasurer of the ballot committee Voters Not Politicians, speaks to reporters at the Martin Waymire public relations firm in Lansing, Mich. The group has surprised by using an all-volunteer legion of petition circulators to gather at least 350,000 signatures for a 2018 ballot drive against partisan gerrymandering. (AP Photo/David Eggert)

Anti-gerrymandering group defies odds with 2018 ballot drive

- Associated Press

An all-volunteer group of activists has defied the odds by collecting hundreds of thousands of voter signatures for a 2018 initiative to overhaul redistricting in Michigan - without having to pay a dime for a signature.

Software helps sort, compile student schedules in Houston

- Associated Press

Stephanie Crook sat in the back room of the library at Houston's Cesar E. Chavez High School in front of a laptop last spring, surrounded by stacks of paper and giant binders. One by one, she entered course selection sheets into a computer database, making sure that they matched each student's four-year plan and transcript.

Couple opens craft brewery in rural Arkansas

- Associated Press

A rural town is not necessarily a place people would think to place a brewery, but one couple transplanted to Arkansas to do just that.

Program helps train developmentally disabled for jobs, life

- Associated Press

They may have intellectual or developmental disabilities, but that doesn't mean that the former high school students taking part in a TSYS intern program can't learn new things and dream big just like anyone else.

Mr. And Mrs. Baudry Go To Washington

- Associated Press

Rich and Leslie Baudry, owners of Baudry Therapy Center ' BRIO in Metairie, were shaking hands with President Donald Trump in the White House during the signing ceremony for an executive order entitled "Promoting Health Care Choice and Competition Across the United States."

After decades, lost Silver Star returned to family

- Associated Press

Less than a month after a High Point soldier saved his infantry from enemy attack, he was bleeding on the ground with a piece of shrapnel lodged in his back.