Emily Schmall, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 9:00am
Companies accused of causing migratory bird deaths may be harder to successfully prosecute after a federal appeals court recently ruled that a century-old wildlife protection law only applies if the killing is intentional.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says some Wall Street executives should have gone to jail for their roles in the financial crisis that gripped the country in 2008 and triggered the Great Recession.
A $30 million deal is in the works to buy one of the most prominent casinos in Cripple Creek. Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts is planning to buy Bronco Billy's Casino and Hotel, which is the last of the original casinos in Cripple Creek still locally owned.
Bob Christie, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 1:51pm
Arizona's K-12 school funding crisis has gone from a top-tier political issue to an outright crisis in the past five months, as parents, teachers and school officials who long complained about lagging school funding were bolstered by reports showing the state is at the bottom of national rankings for school spending and teacher pay.
Residents in several northwest Arkansas counties are preparing for a flurry of activity from politicians and builders who are calling for increased taxes to meet growing needs and several structures in the planning stages in a handful of counties.
Donna Gordon Blankinship, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 11:11am
Washington state senators from both political parties are taking education spending ideas on the road to get citizen input. But they plan to mostly avoid the biggest issue in the debate: Where will the money come from?
Claire Galofaro, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 9:51am
The lawyer for a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue licenses for gay marriages stood onstage in a Washington, D.C., hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, and Mat Staver told the crowd, they were all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage.
Doug Wilson-Whig, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 8:11am
Bill and Kitty Coons have three adult sons with developmental disabilities in programs coordinated by Transitions of Western Illinois, and they appreciate how important jobs and life training are for their sons.
Deborah Hayes Moore, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 7:11am
The fall season's social calendar is dotted with a series of events that are planned to promote excitement and support for Montgomery's major fundraiser of the year, eagerly anticipated and hosted as a benefit for the American Cancer Society.