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More abortion restrictions coming for La. women, doctors

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:31pm

While Louisiana's law requiring abortion doctors to have hospital admitting privileges may be jeopardized by this week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling, more limitations on the procedure are planned in the state.

Reno-based Renown Health inks new partnership with Stanford

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:31pm

The Reno-based health care network Renown Health has announced a new partnership with several medical facilities affiliated with Stanford University.

Tesla starts tapping into tax credits for battery factory

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:31pm

Electric carmaker Tesla has received and sold about $20 million in transferrable tax credits from the state, marking some of the company's first moves to tap into a $1.3 billion incentive package that lured a massive battery factory to northern Nevada.

Highlights of North Carolina government budget agreement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:31pm

Highlights of the final North Carolina budget agreement as proposed in legislation and the related "money report" crafted by House and Senate leaders. The $22.3 billion plan adjusts the second year of the already-approved two-year budget.

Texas A&M unveils border-focused Hispanic health institute

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:31pm

Texas A&M announced Tuesday the creation of a Hispanic health institute aiming to boost Latino participation in clinical research trials — increasing its footprint in the Rio Grande Valley as rival University of Texas inaugurates a new medical school there.

Missouri public school students to get dyslexia screenings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:21pm

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a bill that requires every student in Missouri public schools to be screened for dyslexia.

Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for up to $15.3B

Michael Biesecker, Tom Krisher and Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:20pm

Volkswagen will spend up to $15.3 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history.

Markets Right Now: US stocks move higher, pound stabilizes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:10pm

The latest on developments in global financial markets (all times local):

Milwaukee school to participate in grant program for inmates

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:00pm

Milwaukee Area Technical College is one of 67 college and universities across the country set to participate in a revival of a federal Pell Grant program for prisoners.

Founder of Bayada Home Health Care plans to donate company

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:51pm

The founder of the nation's 10th largest home health agency says he won't be selling the New Jersey-based company and will instead donate it to a charitable foundation.

Grain mixed, livestock mostly higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:41pm

Grain futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Starwood begins managing hotel run by military in Cuba

Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:41pm

American hospitality giant Starwood began managing a hotel owned by the Cuban military on Tuesday, opening one of the biggest holes in the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba since Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro declared detente in Dec. 2014.

Grain mixed, livestock mostly higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:41pm

Grain futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Feds urge consumers to act quickly on Ikea dresser recall

Paul Holston, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:40pm

Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers that can easily tip over and trap children underneath. Six children have been killed and three dozen others injured in the past 27 years, and federal safety officials on Tuesday urged consumers to take immediate action.

Utah official: Board of Regents members can't speak to press

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:30pm

A Utah education official says no members of the state's Board of Regents can speak with the media except the chairman or chairwoman.

Planned Parenthood: Repeal Arizona law similar to Texas one

Astrid Galvan and Beatriz Costa-Lima, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:30pm

A law in Arizona requiring doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges hospitals within 30 miles of a clinic is under new scrutiny after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday voted to repeal a similar regulation out of Texas.

6 constitutional changes passed by lawmakers for Nov. ballot

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:30pm

Louisiana voters this fall will decide whether college systems can boost their own tuition rates, whether to sock away money from oil price booms into savings and whether to rewrite the state's corporate tax laws.

3 missing, 1 injured in head-on train collision in Texas

David Warren, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:30pm

Three crew members were missing and one was hurt Tuesday after a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle that caused several box cars to erupt in flames and led authorities to evacuate residents in the area.

Clinton proposes debt forgiveness to young entrepreneurs

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 1:21pm

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday proposed letting entrepreneurs defer making student loan payments in order to create jobs and stimulate growth.