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Kemp expected to pick newcomer to succeed Isakson in Senate

Kemp expected to pick newcomer to succeed Isakson in Senate

ATLANTA — Georgia’s governor is expected to appoint a wealthy business executive to replace an outgoing U.S.
Student in custody after shooting at Milwaukee-area school

Student in custody after shooting at Milwaukee-area school

MILWAUKEE — A police officer shot an armed male student in a classroom at a suburban Milwaukee high school Monday morning after the teenager pointed a gun at officers, a police chief said.
Chicago mayor fires city’s top cop over ‘ethical lapses’

Chicago mayor fires city’s top cop over ‘ethical lapses’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired the city’s retiring police superintendent Monday, citing “ethical lapses” that included telling lies about a recent incident in which Eddie Johnson was found asleep at the wheel of his car after having drinks.

Police: Mother tied son’s hands during California fire

SANTA PAULA, Calif. — Authorities say a woman placed a plastic bag over her 3-year-old son’s head and tied his hands as their Santa Paula home burned.
California Rep. Hunter to plead guilty to corruption charge

California Rep. Hunter to plead guilty to corruption charge

SAN DIEGO — California Rep.
Jimmy Carter hospitalized for urinary tract infection

Jimmy Carter hospitalized for urinary tract infection

AMERICUS, Ga. — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a south Georgia hospital over the weekend for treatment of a urinary tract infection, a spokeswoman said Monday.
‘Thanksgiving antics’ NC elk gets tangled up in red hammock

‘Thanksgiving antics’ NC elk gets tangled up in red hammock

MAGGIE VALLEY, N.C. — An elk is running around western North Carolina with a shredded hammock on its head, and apparently a love of apples is to blame.
Bullock becomes 3rd governor to drop presidential campaign

Bullock becomes 3rd governor to drop presidential campaign

HELENA, Mont. — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock ended his Democratic presidential campaign Monday, becoming the third Western governor boasting executive experience and a Washington-outsider appeal to flame out in the contest.
Correction: Plane Crash-South Dakota story

Correction: Plane Crash-South Dakota story

In a story Dec. 1 about a South Dakota plane crash that killed nine people, The Associated Press reported the wrong last name for one of the victims. He is Kyle Naylor, not Kyle Taylor.
US construction spending falls 0.8% in October

US construction spending falls 0.8% in October

WASHINGTON — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell 0.8% in October, dragged down by declines in apartment and multi-family homebuilding. Private construction spending declined 1% in October, the Commerce Department said Monday.