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The Minnesota State Fair opens 2016 run through Labor Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:51am

The Minnesota State Fair has opened its 2016 run with plenty of food, music and animals on the program through Labor Day.

Nevada board may revoke closed Vegas bar's gambling license

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:51am

Nevada regulators are considering the unusual step of revoking the gambling license of a Las Vegas bar that police identified as a magnet for crimes including gang-related shootings.

Woman stabbed, bit husband for drinking her beer, police say

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:51am

Police say a Pennsylvania woman stabbed her husband with scissors because he drank one of her beers while she slept.

4-year-old girl dropped off at wrong bus stop all alone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:40am

A 4-year-old girl in Prince George's County was dropped off at the wrong bus stop all alone after her first day of school.

Virginia boy drowns while vacationing in Florida with family

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:30am

Officials say a 14-year-old Virginia boy drowned while vacationing with his family in the Florida Panhandle.

Fraternity suspends Texas A&M chapter after student's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:30am

The Sigma Nu fraternity has suspended all activities of its Kappa Sigma chapter at Texas A&M University following the death by drug overdose of a member last weekend.

Suspect arrested in death of 20-year-old Twin Falls woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:20am

A Jerome man has been arrested in connection to the death of a 20-year-old Twin Falls woman.

Accidental overdoses killed 8 people a day in Ohio last year

Kantele Franko and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:10am

Accidental drug overdoses killed 3,050 people in Ohio last year, an average of eight per day, as deaths blamed on the powerful painkiller fentanyl again rose sharply and pushed the total overdose fatalities to a record high, the state reported Thursday.

Feds to remove cottage on site once owned by founding father

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:00am

The National Park Service wants to demolish a run-down cottage at a South Carolina plantation once owned by one of the nation's founding fathers.

Gov. LePage: Most drug dealers arrested are black, Hispanic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 8:00am

Republican Gov. Paul LePage is being accused again of making racially insensitive comments, this time by saying photos he's collected of drug dealers arrested in the state show more than 90 percent of them are black or Hispanic.

Deputies: Dogs die after man feeds them methamphetamine

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:50am

Authorities have arrested a 40-year-old Laurel County man they say fed methamphetamine to two dogs that later died.

State: Accidental overdoses killed record 3,050 in Ohio in 2015 as addictions epidemic worsens

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:40am

State: Accidental overdoses killed record 3,050 in Ohio in 2015 as addictions epidemic worsens.

Officer set to plead in taped beating of driver after chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:40am

A New Hampshire state trooper involved in the videotaped beating of a man after a two-state car chase is set to plead guilty to several charges.

Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:32am

Mylan, in the face of heated criticism over price hikes for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, is bulking up programs that help patients pay for the drug.

10 ex-Navajo Nation lawmakers sentenced for slush funds case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:30am

Ten former Navajo Nation lawmakers have been sentenced for their involvement in misusing the tribe's discretionary fund.

Detroit Medical Center stung by problems with unclean tools

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:00am

A senior official at Detroit Medical Center says problems with unclean surgical tools need to be fixed and have caused doctors to cancel procedures.

The Latest: Outside crews helping tornado-hit Indiana city

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 6:50am

The Latest on recovery efforts from tornadoes touching down in central Indiana (all times local):

Salem police investigating explosion of LGBT newspaper box

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 6:10am

Police in Salem are investigating the detonation of an explosive placed inside a news box for an LGBT newspaper as a possible hate crime.

Single punch didn't kill Iowan, medical examiner says

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 6:10am

The Polk County medical examiner says one punch to the face didn't kill a 32-year-old Des Moines man.