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Next up: New Hampshire set to vote in nation's first primary
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- It's been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long. More than a few started popping up a full two years before Tuesday's state election, and nearly all have spent recent months hosting town hall meetings, holding rallies and meeting voters.... 2/8/2016 7:10 PM

Winter storm threatens Cape Cod with up to 18 inches of snow
BOSTON (AP) -- The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow.... 2/8/2016 7:16 PM

The Latest: Connecticut bus crash in snow hurts at least 30
BOSTON (AP) -- The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local):... 2/8/2016 7:02 PM

Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagnostic tests and improve support for low-income pregnant women.... 2/8/2016 3:04 PM

Police at scene of black teen's shooting falsified reports
CHICAGO (AP) -- For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder.... 2/8/2016 6:03 PM

Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growth
DENVER (AP) -- By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes.... 2/8/2016 3:32 PM

Lead contamination of Flint water draws multiple lawsuits
DETROIT (AP) -- One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been filed on behalf of people with Legionnaires' disease.... 2/8/2016 7:12 PM

Reborn Maine milling city offers lessons amid refugee crisis
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) -- The arrival of thousands of Somali refugees in this former mill city in the nation's whitest state sparked a backlash at first, complete with a rally of white supremacists and a pig's head rolled into the local mosque.... 2/8/2016 6:26 AM

Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other places inside the houses and yards of the people they bite.... 2/8/2016 7:03 PM

Emotional NYC officer testifies on fatal stairwell shooting
NEW YORK (AP) -- A police officer testified emotionally in his own defense Monday about the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a dark Brooklyn housing project stairwell in 2014.... 2/8/2016 4:43 PM



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