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Missouri man charged with threatening election official

A Missouri man has been indicted for leaving a threatening message on the personal cellphone of the top election official in Arizona’s most populous county, federal officials said.
August 17, 2022 5:53 PM

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Oregon top judge denies conflict led to firing of commission

Oregon’s chief justice has denied that a personality conflict led her to fire all members of a commission that governs the Office of Public Defense Services and appoints its executive director.
August 17, 2022 5:37 PM

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Man arrested in 3 highway shootings in Alabama, Georgia

A man has been arrested in connection with three separate shootings along Interstate 85 in Alabama and Georgia that left one man seriously wounded.
August 17, 2022 5:57 PM

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Man indicted for homicide after Georgia boat crash kills 5

A Georgia man has been indicted on homicide charges after a Memorial Day weekend boat crash that killed five people.
August 17, 2022 4:39 PM

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Entergy chairman and CEO to retire; successor as CEO chosen

The chairman and CEO of a New Orleans-based utility is retiring and his successor as CEO has been chosen.
August 17, 2022 3:35 PM

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Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

When the U.S. Supreme Court in June overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that established a right to abortion, it sparked legal changes and court challenges in states nationwide.
August 17, 2022 5:34 PM