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For failed Atlantic City loan program, big promises fizzled
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- When Jim Thigpen first met with an investor in early 2012 to discuss selling control of the Tennessee financial firm he had run for more than 20 years, he said W. Wesley Drummon boasted of a business plan that involved $2 billion from the Bank of China. Nothing was said about running a loan program for Atlantic City.... 5/29/2015 6:14 AM

Hastert indictment offers few clues about alleged misconduct
CHICAGO (AP) -- A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Illinois Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct." But it offers few hints about a central question: What was the alleged wrongdoing?... 5/29/2015 6:14 AM

Timeline of the career of ex-US House Speaker Dennis Hastert
CHICAGO (AP) -- A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican. Before the indictment handed down Thursday, Hastert was remarkable for being a little-known state lawmaker from suburban Chicago who eventually rose to the third-highest office in the land.... 5/29/2015 6:23 AM

Latest on Dennis Hastert: Ex-House speaker resigns from firm
7:50 p.m. (CDT)... 5/29/2015 12:55 AM

Latest on flooding: Body pulled from Houston Ship Channel
10:45 p.m. (CDT)... 5/29/2015 6:39 AM

National Spelling Bee ends in tie for 2nd year in a row
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.... 5/29/2015 4:09 AM

Washington farmers are dumping unprofitable apples
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A record crop of apples, coupled with the West Coast port slowdown earlier this year, is taking a toll on Washington apple growers.... 5/29/2015 6:22 AM

Psychiatrist: Colorado shooter knew what he was doing
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The man who killed 12 moviegoers and wounded scores of others in a suburban Denver theater was mentally ill but legally sane, a court-appointed psychiatrist testified Thursday.... 5/29/2015 3:28 AM

Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse begins move inland
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) -- A Martha's Vineyard lighthouse that is among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S. began its gradual march back from a rapidly eroding cliffside on Thursday.... 5/29/2015 1:09 AM

Officials eye river levels in Texas, with focus on Houston
HOUSTON (AP) -- Officials are closely monitoring the levels of rivers in Texas engorged by the deluge of last weekend.... 5/29/2015 6:45 AM



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