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Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Couple must turn over funds raised for homeless man

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. – A couple who raised more than $400,000 for a homeless man after he used his last $20 to fill up the woman’s gas tank after she became stranded in Philadelphia must now turn over...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Pot industry wants to see ‘stoner’ stereotype go up in smoke

LOS ANGELES – Michelle Janikian, who writes about marijuana for publications like Herb , Playboy and Rolling Stone , says after she tells someone what she does for a living, she usually spends the...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado to fly U.S. flag at half-staff in honor of Sen. John McCain

Update: Just after 2 p.m. Colorado time Monday, and after more than 24 hours of criticism, President Trump issued a statement honoring Sen. John McCain’s service and ordered all U.S. flags flown at...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Look out, Grand Junction: Ogden, Utah, makes a play for BLM headquarters

Grand Junction isn’t the only city in the West trying to lure the headquarters of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. As Tim Vandeneack of the Ogden Standard-Examiner reports , leaders in northern...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Grocery chain that operates City Markets to phase out plastic bags

CINCINNATI – The nation’s largest grocery chain has begun to phase out the use of plastic bags as more Americans grow uncomfortable with their impact on the environment. Kroger Co., owner of City...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared on social media. The Associated Press checked these...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

San Juan wilderness bill receives hearing in Senate committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act received a hearing Wednesday at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee, which was attended by supporters from San Juan and San...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump administration proposes rule to relax carbon limits on power plants

The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed rewriting pollution standards for power plants across the country, a move that could keep aging coal-fired plants running longer and slow the decline of...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Polis just dropped $3 million into TV ads in the governor’s race

Jared Polis is demonstrating the perks of being rich. The Democratic gubernatorial nominee and tech millionaire on Wednesday announced a jaw-dropping television ad buy: $3 million for October. For...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World