Interior approves 3 renewable energy sites in West

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department has approved three renewable energy projects in Nevada and Arizona that officials say will generate enough electricity to power nearly 200,000 homes. The projects are the first renewable energy projects on public…
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Grants Received for New Sewer

West Farmington received state and federal grants totaling about $3 million for a new sanitary sewer system.…

Ohio father distraught after child’s body found

HILLSBORO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is distraught over the discovery of the body of a 1-year-old boy believed to be the son he hadn’t seen since last year. Authoriti……

Comments from Iranian presidential candidates

Comments on the economy, sanctions and international relations by the eight candidates in Iran’s June 14 presidential race. ___ Parliament member Gholam Ali Haddad Adel: “In fact, the U.S. president is the problem, not Iran’s president.” — In…

Murder trial for Somalis in piracy case to begin

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Trial begins Tuesday in Virginia for three Somali men charged with piracy and the 2011 murders of four Americans aboard a yacht off the coast of Africa. The yacht’s owners, Jean and Scott Adam…

Murder trial for Somalis in piracy case to begin

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Trial is set to begin in Virginia for three Somali men charged with piracy and the 2011 murders of four Americans aboard a yacht off the coast of Africa. The yacht’s owners, Jean and…

2 arrested in shooting of 8-year-old NM girl

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say a father and son have been arrested in the shooting death of an 8-year-old who was killed while riding in a car in southeast Albuquerque. Police spokeswoman Tasia Martinez says 45-year-old David…

Haiti hosts 1st conference on mining efforts

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti is bringing in mining experts from around the world in hopes of developing precious metals in one of the world’s poorest countries. Until last year, few knew that Haiti had precious minerals underground.…

Death on Red Sox owner’s yacht is apparent suicide

BOSTON (AP) — Boston police are investigating what appears to be a suicide on Red Sox owner John Henry’s yacht. Police spokeswoman Cheryl Fiandaca (fee-ehn-DAH’-kah) says that the victim is a man 28 to 30 years old. She…

Raul Castro turns 82, with heir-apparent on deck

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba’s Raul Castro is marking his 82nd birthday in another reminder that time is running out for the aging generation that has led the country since the 1959 revolution. Castro has been in power since…

A look at the fighting in Syria’s town of Qusair

BEIRUT (AP) — With the Syrian civil war well into its third year, the western town of Qusair near the Lebanese border has become the latest site of urban warfare in the grueling fight between President Bashar Assad’s…

Records sealed over Ind. church in vitro lawsuit

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has given a Catholic diocese in northern Indiana permission to keep some records under seal as lawyers prepare for a possible trial over a former teacher’s claim that she was fired because…

Nevada bill paves way for medical pot dispensaries

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers want to give medical marijuana users a legal way to obtain the drug 13 years after voters legalized medicinal pot in the state constitution. The Assembly voted 28-14 Monday to pass…

Records sealed over Ind. church in vitro lawsuit

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has given a Catholic diocese in northern Indiana permission to keep some records under seal during a lawsuit by a former employee who says she was fired because she had in vitro…

Recall looms for gun control backer in Colo.

DENVER (AP) — Gun-rights activists have turned in petition signatures to set up the first recall of a state lawmaker in Colorado history. The opponents of Democratic Senate President John Morse say they turned in twice as many…

Obama signs bill on lying about military medals

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has signed a bill making it a crime to lie about receiving a military medal. The Stolen Valor Act cleared both chambers of Congress last month. The White…

After NY inquiry, CareCredit to offer safeguards

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials say they have reached a settlement with GE Capital Retail Bank that forces the company’s CareCredit LLC subsidiary to add consumer protections to their health care credit card, which can…

Newtown charity to begin distribution to families

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The president of the foundation overseeing about $11.4 million in funds donated to Newtown in the wake of the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School said Monday his group hopes to begin distributing…

Simply Healthy | Spicy Watermelon and Mint Refresher

This summertime juice recipe with give your morning a sweet kick in the right direction! Spicy Watermelon-Mint Refresher Ingredients: 3 cups of fresh-cut watermelon 1 tsp. fresh jalapeno 3 sprigs of fresh mint Juice all ingredients in your…

US experts: Townley could not have killed Neruda

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — U.S. experts on human rights violations before and during Chile’s dictatorship say an investigation into the death of poet Pablo Neruda risks going off track by looking at Michael Townley, an American who later…