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Livestock farmers seek pause in ethanol production

JIM ABRAMS,Associated Press
August 8, 2012
Filed under Opinion

  WASHINGTON (AP) - Livestock farmers and ranchers seeing their feed costs rise because of the worst drought in a quarter-century are demanding that the Environmental Protection Agency waive production requirements for corn-based ethanol. One-third of House members have also signed onto a letter ur...

UK gov’t abandons plan to reform House of Lords

DAVID STRINGER,Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

LONDON (AP) - Britain's coalition government is under its most acute strain since the partnership of unlikely allies was formed in 2010, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg acknowledged Monday as he confirmed his cherished hope of reforming the House of Lords had been doomed by opposition from his own c...

As Eagle Scouts return medals, gay ban still firm

DAVID CRARY,AP National Writer
August 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

NEW YORK (AP) - For the physician in Illinois, the attorney in Kentucky, the arts editor in Oregon, their Eagle Scout medals were treasured reminders of youthful achievement. Yet each is parting with his medal out of dismay over the Boy Scouts' recently reaffirmed policy of excluding gays. "I can no...

As Eagle Scouts return medals, gay ban still firm

DAVID CRARY,AP National Writer
August 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

NEW YORK (AP) - For the physician in Illinois, the attorney in Kentucky, the arts editor in Oregon, their Eagle Scout medals were treasured reminders of youthful achievement. Yet each is parting with his medal out of dismay over the Boy Scouts' recently reaffirmed policy of excluding gays. "I can no...

Abortion fight defines Kansas prosecutor race

ROXANA HEGEMAN,Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - There is no escaping abortion politics in Wichita, where the race between two Republicans for district attorney could come down to who voters believe is a stronger opponent. The campaign highlights how the debate has changed since an activist gunned down one of the country's few re...

Abortion fight defines Kansas prosecutor race

ROXANA HEGEMAN,Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - There is no escaping abortion politics in Wichita, where the race between two Republicans for district attorney could come down to who voters believe is a stronger opponent. The campaign highlights how the debate has changed since an activist gunned down one of the country's few re...

Jordan, NBA players to raise money for Obama

KEN THOMAS,Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

  AP-US-Obama-NBA-Fundraisers/269 Eds: Adds photo. With AP Photos. Jordan, NBA players to raise money for Obama  KEN THOMAS,Associated Press     WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is joining NBA legend Michael Jordan and an array of basketball stars to raise money for his re-election...

Jordan, NBA players to raise money for Obama

KEN THOMAS,Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

  AP-US-Obama-NBA-Fundraisers/269 Eds: Adds photo. With AP Photos. Jordan, NBA players to raise money for Obama  KEN THOMAS,Associated Press     WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is joining NBA legend Michael Jordan and an array of basketball stars to raise money for his re-election...

L.A. Daybook

The Associated Press
August 6, 2012
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  AP-CA--LA Daybook/517 L.A. Daybook  The Associated Press     Associated Press L.A. Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 8. CA-LOS ANGELES Not for publication or broadcast. For planning purposes only. Listings do not indicate the AP will cover the events. Please keep the AP in mind when news o...

L.A. Daybook

The Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

  AP-CA--LA Daybook/517 L.A. Daybook  The Associated Press     Associated Press L.A. Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 8. CA-LOS ANGELES Not for publication or broadcast. For planning purposes only. Listings do not indicate the AP will cover the events. Please keep the AP in mind when news o...

More than gay marriage driving Chick-fil-A flap

BILL BARROW,Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

ATLANTA (AP) - When President Barack Obama said same-sex couples should have the right to marry, it was national news for a few days before the presidential campaign and the country went back to business as usual. Yet weeks after a fast-food executive doubled down on his opposition to gay marriage...

More than gay marriage driving Chick-fil-A flap

BILL BARROW,Associated Press
August 6, 2012
Filed under Opinion

ATLANTA (AP) - When President Barack Obama said same-sex couples should have the right to marry, it was national news for a few days before the presidential campaign and the country went back to business as usual. Yet weeks after a fast-food executive doubled down on his opposition to gay marriage...

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