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Updated 1 hour ago
GOP pushes back
WASHINGTON — Republicans aren’t letting a presidential veto stop them from trying to block rules that would make it easier and faster for unions to organize.

Published 2 hours ago
Mortgage rates reach high mark
The average interest rate for a conventional 30-year mortgage rose to 4.08 percent last week, its high point for the year.

Published 2 hours ago
Speedway on fast track
ENON, Ohio — One year after Speedway LLC spent $2.8 billion to buy Hess Retail Holding’s gas stations, the Dayton-area service station company has hired more than 100 new workers, refurbished a little-used building at a business park, and gained a vital footprint along one of the most populated areas of the United States.

Published 8 hours ago
Southern Indiana mayor confronts would-be thieves
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — A southern Indiana mayor says two bicycles left behind by a group of teenagers who tried to steal from his garage will likely be donated to “needy kids.”

Published 8 hours ago
Disguised man steals over $75,000 from Wal-Mart
BRISTOW, Okla. — Oklahoma and federal authorities are searching for a man who they saw walked off with more than $75,000 after tricking Wal-Mart employees into thinking he was an armored truck driver.

Published 12 hours ago
Stonie tops Chestnut in hot dog eating contest
NEW YORK — Matt Stonie upset Joey “Jaws” Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut’s bid for a ninth straight victory.

Published 13 hours ago
Russia's Putin sends July 4 greetings to Obama
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated President Barack Obama on Independence Day and expressed confidence that Russia and the United States can work together to find solutions to international problems.

Published 14 hours ago
Calif. police kill 3 men in 2 days
LANCASTER, Calif. — Police have confronted and killed three men in two days in Southern California.

Published 14 hours ago
U.S. celebrates 239th birthday
The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights and lowlights of Independence Day celebrations across the globe:

Published 14 hours ago
Pilot in Colo. medical helicopter crash dies, 2 injured
FRISCO, Colo. — The pilot of a medical helicopter that crashed in Colorado on Friday has died, but a flight paramedic and flight nurse aboard the crash are being treated at Denver-area hospitals and are expected to survive.

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