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GOP's lackluster fundraising spurs post-election infighting

GOP's lackluster fundraising spurs post-election infighting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trailing badly in his Arizona Senate race as votes poured in, Republican Blake Masters went on Tucker Carlson's Fox News program and assigned blame to one person: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
"You know what else is incompetent, Tucker? The establishment. The people who control the purse st ... (full story)


Ohio's Intel project triggers housing fears in tight market

COLUMBUS (AP) — Intel's announcement earlier this year of a $20 billion manufacturing operation bringing thousands of jobs to rural Ohio was greeted as an economic boon.
But behind that enthusiasm lurked a pressing question.
"Where are we putting everybody?" asked Melissa Humbert-Washington, vice president of ... (full story)


Indiana doctor: AG shouldn't get abortion patient records

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lawyers for an Indianapolis doctor who provided an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio told a judge recently that Indiana's attorney general should not be allowed to access patient medical records for an investigation into undisclosed complaints.
Dr. Caitlin Bernard; her medical partner, Dr. ... (full story)


US overdose deaths may be peaking, but experts are wary

US overdose deaths may be peaking, but experts are wary

NEW YORK (AP) — Have U.S. drug overdose deaths stopped rising? Preliminary government data suggests they may have, but many experts are urging caution, noting that past plateaus didn't last.
U.S. overdose death rates began steadily climbing in the 1990s driven by opioid painkillers, followed by waves of deaths led by other ... (full story)


'Jeopardy!' champ says Ohio bill would endanger trans youth

'Jeopardy!' champ says Ohio bill would endanger trans youth

COLUMBUS (AP) — "Jeopardy!" champion Amy Schneider is opposing Ohio legislation that would ban most gender-confirming procedures and therapies for minors.
The Dayton native, who was the first transgender person to qualify for the TV game show's "Tournament of Champions," testified recently at a legislat ... (full story)