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Candidates: Stall work to replace Louisiana voting machines

- Associated Press

Candidates for Louisiana secretary of state want work to replace the state's 10,000 voting machines stalled until after the election, citing allegations of impropriety during the contractor selection.

Alzheimer's advocates hail law aimed at raising awareness

Associated Press

Alzheimer's advocates in Massachusetts are hailing a new law that aims to raise awareness about the disease while also increasing efforts to train caregivers about recognizing and treating dementia more effectively.

People wait at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week, but some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating trade and political dispute with the United States. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

- Associated Press

Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating trade and political dispute with the United States - an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a key, yet troubled alliance dating from the Cold War.

Police: Store guard fired 16 shots before wound by officer

Associated Press

Las Vegas police say a clothing store security guard who was wounded by a patrol officer fired a handgun 16 times inside and outside the business after a weekend dispute with his manager about a misplaced shopping cart.

Nurses' union urges board to reject hospital budget

Associated Press

The union representing nurses at the University of Vermont Medical Center is urging a state board to delay approving the medical center's budget until nurses have a new contract.