Fluoride debate hits Colorado’s largest water utility

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s largest supplier of public drinking water is in the midst of a debate over how much fluoride – if any – to put into its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April. The discussion at Denver Water,...
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Bush calls courtship of minority voters integral to campaign

AP Photo/Joe Burbank ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Following his own advice, Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign to the neighborhoods and churches where Hispanics and African Americans live and worship in an effort to broaden his appeal among minority voters. The former...

Microsoft says 14 million computers now running Windows 10

PALO ALTO, California (AP) — Microsoft says its’ new Windows 10 operating system is now running on more than 14 million computers, two days after the software was released as a free download. That’s a far cry from the company’s goal of getting Windows 10...
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HBO Programming Chief optimistic about David Chase series

AP Photo/Victoria Will BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It’s been six years since HBO first announced that “Sopranos” creator David Chase has a new project in the works, and according to the network’s programming chief, it’s still happening....
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1860s baseball card fetches $179,000 at auction

AP Photo/Butch Ziaks NEW YORK (AP) — A circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card that’s been in the same family for over 150 years has fetched over $179,000 at auction. The pre-Civil War baseball card was owned by Florence Sasso of Great Barrington,...
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Dwayne Johnson says of Hulk Hogan: ‘We’ve all talked trash’

AP Photo/Richard Shotwell BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Dwayne Johnson says he was disappointed when he heard about a tape of Hulk Hogan using racial slurs. Johnson, also a former pro wrestler, told a TV critics’ meeting Thursday that the remarks didn’t match his...

Report: Ohio State Band Song Made Fun Of Holocaust Victims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says an unofficial marching band song that made fun of Holocaust victims is the type of thing the university has pledged to eradicate from the band program. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday the lyrics were contained in a 2012...
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Maryland governor to close Baltimore detention center

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland’s governor announced plans Thursday to immediately shut down Baltimore’s state-run jail, where inmates and guards ran a criminal conspiracy inside vermin-infested, 19th-century walls and thwarted decades of...
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No move to alter Olympic venues despite water contamination

AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sailors and other athletes preparing for the Olympics have been training for months in contaminated waters where the Rio Games will be held. Many believe moving events now would put them at a disadvantage, even though...
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Texas trooper’s boss says he had reason to stop Sandra Bland

AP Photo/Eric Gay AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The top boss over the Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland said there was reason to pull her over for failing to signal a lane change and told lawmakers Thursday that the trooper remains on the state payroll because the...