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Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run - Lompoc Record
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.
Restitution ordered in dinosaur footprint theft - Lompoc Record
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution. Jared Ehlers, 35, in February ...
Taiwan's Lu beats Garcia 6-2, 6-3 in Valencia Open - Lompoc Record
VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan eased to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round of the Valencia Open on Monday. Lu earned his 24th win of the season while Garcia-Lopez lost his fifth straight match on the ATP tour.
Rates rise at weekly US Treasury auction - Lompoc Record
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills rose in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills reaching their highest level since July. The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.020 ...
3-year-old NY girl's beating death ruled homicide - Lompoc Record
NEW YORK (AP) — The 5-year-old brother of a 3-year-old New York City girl police say was fatally beaten by her stepfather over the weekend has given detectives a detailed account of the assault, telling investigators the beating was prompted after the ...
Chipotle's profit tops expectations as sales surge - Lompoc Record
DENVER (AP) — Chipotle reported a third-quarter profit Monday that topped Wall Street expectations as sales continued to surge. The Mexican food chain said sales rose 19.8 percent at restaurants open at least a year for its third quarter. The better-than ...
US regulator: Fannie, Freddie in deal with banks - Lompoc Record
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal regulator says government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have reached an agreement with major banks that could expand lending. The head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees Fannie and ...
IBM plant sold, stays in Vermont - Lompoc Record
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont state and business leaders breathed a collective sigh of relief Monday after learning that micro-chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries was taking over IBM's micro-chip plant that has operated for decades in Essex Junction.
22 arrested, meth seized in California bust - Lompoc Record
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California authorities have announced the arrests of 22 people and the seizure of 500 pounds of methamphetamine as part of a drug investigation targeting gangs tied to Mexico's Sinaloa cartel. The state attorney general's office said ...
Everglades trail surveyed for cultural artifacts - Lompoc Record
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — Archaeologists are poking through the muck under a boardwalk in Everglades National Park, looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture. Work began Friday along a 0.8-mile trail around a shallow pond. National Park ...
Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola - Lompoc Record
A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die from the virus in the U.S. started feeling ill and went to an urgent-care clinic. The rapidly expanding ...
UN experts: Detroit should restore water to poor - Lompoc Record
DETROIT (AP) — United Nations human rights experts have called on Detroit officials to restore water to those unable to pay, including those with disabilities or chronic illnesses. Two experts visiting Detroit to observe the effect of water service ...
Md. woman arrested on DUI following couple's chase - Lompoc Record
DEER PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman was arrested after police say a couple chased her following a car crash, and her blood-alcohol level was more than four times the legal limit. Maryland State Police say in a press release that 27-year-old Lindsey ...
Santa Rosa man arrested in sledgehammer slaying - Lompoc Record
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A 33-year-old Santa Rosa man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his father with a sledge hammer. Santa Rosa police Sgt. Dave Linscomb says officers called to a home around 11:20 p.m. Sunday found the 64-year-old victim ...
Small plane crashes in Big Bear area - Lompoc Record
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane has crashed in the Big Bear Lake area of the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles. Ian Gregor of the Federal Aviation Administration says the unidentified aircraft crashed around 10:30 a ...