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Looming growth drives changes to Powder Mountain water system

Pending growth drives water changes

With limited available water sources, Powder Mountain and Summit have to make new arrangements to...

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The Latest: Sanders gets extension on disclosing finances

GOP 2016 Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): 4:50 p.m. Bernie Sanders has asked for and received another 45 days to disclose information about his personal finances. Still a Democratic candidate for president, Sanders is required to file the paperwork. He has not...


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OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failure

Obama Legacy Immigration


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Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

Military Transgender

WASHINGTON (AP) — Saying it’s the right thing to do, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces. “Americans who want to serve and can meet our standards...


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OBAMA LEGACY: Immigration stands as most glaring failure

Obama Legacy Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s inability to overhaul the nation’s immigration system will stand as the most glaring failure in his effort to enact a vision of social change. Despite two campaigns full of promises and multiple strategies, he imposed only incremental, largely temporary...


Business

Obama signs rescue package to help Puerto Rico manage $70 billion debt, create

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama signs rescue package to help Puerto Rico manage $70 billion debt, create oversight board.


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Navy probe: US sailors were ill-prepared for Iran encounter

Iran US Sailors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 10 U.S. sailors captured and humiliated by Iran after mistakenly steering their boats into Iranian waters in January were beset not just by poor judgment and faulty equipment. They also showed a remarkable lack of curiosity about potential dangers in one of the world’s more...


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For Clinton, tiny fundraisers equal big campaign money

DEM 2016 Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — A single elevator could have accommodated the donors who recently gathered with Hillary Clinton at the Pritzker family home in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. Small in number, the group was big in largesse, contributing at least $1 million to help elect her and other Democrats...


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Homeland security chief says unfolding situation at Andrews

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says there is an “unfolding situation” at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland but is providing no further details. The base tweeted Thursday it is on lockdown due to a report of an active shooter. Joint Base Andrews is home to Air Force One. The...


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Most Americans Want More Federal Money To Stop Zika: Poll

A large majority of Americans want the federal government to increase funding to prevent Zika’s spread in the U.S. and also help women at risk in affected areas get access to abortion, contraception and family planning services, according to a poll released Thursday. The virus, which has reached...


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As Marijuana Legalization Initiative Heads For Calif. Ballot, Health Groups

With an initiative to legalize marijuana in California likely heading to the November ballot, medical providers, health care experts and industry groups are sharply divided over the controversial measure. It is already legal in California to use cannabis with a doctor’s prescription. The Adult Use...


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