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FrontRunner train offers first Sunday service for air show

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 5:44pm

After eight years of taking a day off on Sunday, the FrontRunner train will help shuttle commuters to an air show at Hill Air Force Base on both weekend days next month.

The Latest: Kansas moves to block local food, work rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 5:20pm

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Latest: Workers rally along San Francisco's scenic bay front

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 4:50pm

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GOP leaders tout budget fix as plan that protects schools

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 4:50pm

Top Republicans in the Kansas Legislature on Sunday touted a budget-balancing plan as a measure protecting public schools, even in giving GOP Gov. Sam Brownback broad discretion to cut spending across state government.

Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 4:40pm

A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers.

Arkansas budget bill boosts Human Services, school funding

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 4:01pm

Arkansas' public schools, child welfare system and Medicaid program are set to receive funding increases while additional money is being tucked away for unexpected needs under a proposed $5.3 billion state budget unveiled Sunday.

Proposal would require insurance coverage for Lyme Disease

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 2:31pm

Massachusetts lawmakers have advanced a proposal that would require insurance companies to provide coverage for doctor-prescribed Lyme Disease treatments.

College student starts business recycling dorm fridges

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 2:00pm

A college student appalled at the dorm furnishings his roommates were leaving behind his freshman year has started a booming business recycling mini refrigerators.

James Bond meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to build a safer gun

Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 1:01pm

Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path.

Obama, first lady review library design proposals

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 12:10pm

President Barack Obama is reviewing design proposals for his future presidential library from the seven architectural firms chosen as finalists.

Head of Maui hospitals stepping down before privatization

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:40am

The head of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation is stepping down as the collection of Maui hospitals transitions to new private owners.

Michigan didn't issue fines in many asbestos violations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:30am

Michigan's state worker safety agency didn't issue fines in the majority of asbestos abatement cases where it found serious violations during the past seven years, and not one company was fined the maximum $7,000, a newspaper reports.

Greetings from Asbury Park, opening first hotel in 50 years

Shawn Marsh, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:10am

In the Jersey shore city that gave Bruce Springsteen's debut album its name, owners of the first new hotel to open there in more than 50 years hope they can convince locals and tourists alike that what was once considered a slum by the sea is now a destination with a bright future.

Kenya officials: Death toll of collapsed building up to 20

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 11:10am

Kenyan rescuers continued searching for survivors Sunday of a residential building in a low income area that collapsed Friday, as officials said the death toll has risen to 20 and 73 people remain missing.

Synthetic narcotics spark new look at drugged- driving laws

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:51am

Eighteen-year-old Kristian Roggio was riding in a friend's car when another driver careened across a Brooklyn street, colliding head-on and killing her. That driver had inhaled aerosol dust cleaner moments before to get high, and prosecutors say he was impaired enough to be charged with vehicular manslaughter.

Brussels Airport departure hall reopens after deadly attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:50am

Under extra security, the Brussels Airport reopened its departure hall Sunday for the first time since deadly Islamic extremist attacks in March.

County hospital struggling with youth mental health crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:40am

Health officials in Coos County say suicide attempts and other mental health crises in children are increasing, but the local hospital is struggling to meet the need.

Court: OK to deny benefits to worker who objected to vaccine

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:30am

A hospital can deny unemployment benefits to a former employee who objected to receiving a flu vaccine, according to a recent ruling from the Kansas Court of Appeals.

Tupelo schools are told to plan for special-needs student

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:20am

State education officials are requiring the Tupelo school district to develop a plan for how it will meet the physical and educational needs of a student who has cerebral palsy.

Qatar bank says some leaked customer data may be accurate

Adam Schreck, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 1st - 10:10am

Qatar's largest bank acknowledged Sunday that some personal customer data that was leaked online may be authentic, and said it has hired an outside expert to review potential vulnerabilities to its computer systems.