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Feds to give update on California's big water tunnels

Federal officials say they'll provide an update on California Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious plan to build two massive tunnels to ship water from the northern part of the state to the south. Backers of the $16 billion project have been hoping for approval as soon as this week from the ......

  


Historic New York covered bridge rebuilt

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A historic covered bridge near New York's Catskill Mountains has received a $2.6 million makeover. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the completion of the repairs and improvements to the Beaverkill bridge last week. The bridge was built in 1865 and is located within Beaverki...

  


Erie Canal's 200th anniversary celebrated with music

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal's groundbreaking will be marked next month with a musical celebration along the waterway. The Albany Symphony Orchestra will perform seven world premieres from July 2 to July 8 along the canal in a series of concerts called Water Music ......

  


Portland's first SchoonerFest draws to a close

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Portland's first SchoonerFest and Regatta is wrapping up with a final cruise. The Casco Bay Gaffers Race takes the schooners from Portland to Bailey Island on Monday. Several of the ships then sail on to Boothbay's Windjammer Days on Tuesday. The event that was held over ......

  


New York ahead of schedule in its Green Bank initiative

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state's Green Bank initiative is thriving. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says during fiscal year 2016-2017, NY Green Bank generated $2.7 million in net income as a result of $291.6 million in investments in clean energy transactions across the state. That's one year ahead of schedul...

  


Maine regulators, FairPoint agree on $175K settlement

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine utility regulators and FairPoint Communications are in agreement on a $175,000 settlement after the company failed to meet performance benchmarks from 2014 to last year. The state Public Utilities Commission's staff had recommended $500,000 in fines after FairPoint did no...

  


New Hampshire discusses insurance provider networks

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Insurance Department is releasing new information about companies that intend to offer medical and dental plans in 2018 even as Congress considers the latest plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Three companies have applied to offer individual plans in Ne...

  


21 people enter new week as US citizens

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Twenty-one people are entering the new week as United States citizens after taking the oath of citizenship at a ceremony in Vermont's largest city. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says the oath of citizenship was administrated Friday in Burlington by U.S. District Co...

  


Joe Arpaio on trial over immigration actions echoing Trump's

PHOENIX (AP) - The immigration rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump have a familiar ring in Arizona, where former Sheriff Joe Arpaio once used similar tactics to become a national figure. Now, Arpaio is going on trial on a criminal charge stemming from those immigration enforceme...

  


Partial winners at Sunday night's BET Awards in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A partial list of winners of the BET Awards, presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles: Best Male R&B/Pop Artist: Bruno Mars Best Male Hip Hop Artist: Kendrick Lamar Best Female Hip Hop Artist: Remy Ma Best New Artist: Chance the Rapper Best Group: ......

  


Fugitive lawyer says he's fled the US using fake passport

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A fugitive Kentucky lawyer at the center of a nearly $600 million Social Security fraud case has fled the country using a fake passport and has gotten help from someone overseas with a job to help support himself. The flamboyant disability lawyer Eric Conn, in an ......

  


Love letter gives children affirmation they crave

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The emails are still coming in about the column I wrote Father's Day week discussing the need for dads to write a love letter to each of their children. I guess I shouldn't be surprised, because the chapter of my book "30 Ways in 30 Days to Strengthen Your ......

  


Sanders urges Capito to vote against Senate health care bill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Sen. Bernie Sanders urged fellow Sen. Shelley Moore Capito to vote against the health care bill proposed by the Senate, calling it "barbaric and immoral." The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the independent Vermont senator, joined by dozens of activists, organizers, fai...

  


Suspect sought in shooting of Rochester police officer

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities are still searching for a suspect involved in the shooting of a Rochester police officer. Officers were responding to an unrelated call just before 11 p.m. Saturday when the officer was shot in the city's northeast section. Police say 36-year-old Police Officer Jer...

  


The Latest: Bruno Mars wins his 1st BET Award for R&B artist

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on the BET Awards being presented from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Bruno Mars has won the BET Award for best male R&B pop artist - his first award from a network that he credits with catapulting him ......

  


Q&A: A look at Takata's bankruptcy and air bag recalls

DETROIT (AP) - Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S., acknowledging that the financial problems caused by millions of faulty air bag inflators that can kill or injure people were too much to overcome. The inflators, which fill up air bags in ......

  


Inside the Beltway: Democrats stage a healthcare drama

Democrats have been busy crafting a political epic, which is the fate of the American Health Care Act. The "Trumpcare" story may prove to be great family fare with a happy ending, or a heroic saga. No doubt, Democrats would prefer the Republican legislation to either end up as a ......

  


Obamacare repeal plan needs Republican balance to pass

Senate Republicans must stamp out a series of fires to keep their Obamacare repeal mission alive this week, such as pinning down party holdouts and massaging arcane budget rules to appease pro-life activists and insurers. Republican moderates say a pending analysis by the Congressional Budget Office...

  


ISIS flag on dam raises First Amendment questions

When a New Hampshire police chief pulled a homemade Islamic State flag from a wall at a dam this month, it spurred a host of questions about First Amendment rights in the era of terrorism. Pittsfield Police Chief Jeffrey Cain said the black-and-white flag was causing alarm in the community. ......

  


Adam Schiff Obama made 'very serious mistake' on Russian election meddling

It was the Democratic Party's turn Sunday to sweat over Russian meddling as lawmakers acknowledged that President Barack Obama knew about the foreign election interference but failed to act until after the 2016 presidential race. Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Commi...

  


Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nebraska and Iowa

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg paid a visit to Nebraska and Iowa and toured Union Pacific's railyard in central Nebraska. Zuckerberg also attended part of the Heartland Pride Festival in Omaha on Saturday and stopped in several Iowa towns as part of a tour of the ......

  


Hugh Hewitt MSNBC show angers liberals with conservative hires

Progressives expecting a comforting anti-Trump presence Saturday morning on MSNBC were spewing their corn flakes after finding instead conservative Hugh Hewitt in his debut as host of a weekly show on the liberal network. Mr. Hewitt, an author, radio host and former Reagan White House official, had ...

  


Florida governor to name ally as chief financial officer

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is turning to a long-time political ally and former north Florida legislator to take over one of the top elected jobs in state government. Scott on Monday will announce he's appointing Republican Jimmy Patronis to replace Jeff Atwater as chief financi...

  


The Latest: Residents evacuate homes near LA County blaze

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on a Southern California brush fire (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Authorities say deputies in Los Angeles County are helping evacuate people living near a brush fire that quickly grew to about 800 acres (320 hectares) as a precaution. The Los Angeles County ......

  


Groundbreaking held for American Indian monument

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Representatives of several Native American tribes are celebrating a new monument planned near Virginia's Capitol. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that tribal representatives and others celebrated a groundbreaking Saturday of a new monument entitled "Mantle." The monument wil...

  


Bloomberg to launch $17M contest for US cities

NEW YORK (AP) - New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg's foundation is putting up more than $17 million for a new contest that encourages the nation's mayors to address critical issues themselves. The new effort, to be announced on Monday, comes as local leaders are increasingly concerned about the ...

  


Shark Sighting closes Hawaii beach

LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) - Safety officials closed Hawaii's Haena Beach to swimming after a shark was sighted offshore. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports (http://bit.ly/2tKG4FE ) lifeguards spotted the shark late Saturday afternoon. According to a Kauai Fire Department release, the shark was a 4-foot (...

  


3 dead as tourist boat with 150 aboard sinks in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - A rescue operation is underway in Colombia after a tourist boat with about 150 people on board sank in a reservoir near Medellin. At least three people have been confirmed dead. The air force said on Twitter that it was sending a helicopter to the Guatape ......

  


The University of Nebraska-Lincoln dorms to be imploded

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln plans to raze a matching pair of high-rise dormitories that have housed thousands of students since 1963. All 13 stories of Cather Hall and Pound Hall will be imploded and disappear from Lincoln's skyline as early as the end of this year, ......

  


Proposed golf course at Obama Library draws criticism

CHICAGO (AP) - Not everybody liked the idea about the proposed golf course at the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago's Jackson Park. WMAQ-TV in Chicago (http://cbsloc.al/2sQYjZC ) reports that the proposal came under fire Saturday at the second of three planned public meetings on the initial propo...

  


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