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Holder bringing personal perspective to Ferguson - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story. As he increasingly pushes his Justice Department to protect voting rights and end unfair ...
Late-payment rate on US mortgages declines in 2Q - Chippewa Herald
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fewer U.S. homeowners are falling behind on their mortgage payments, a trend that has reduced the late-payment rate on home loans to the lowest level in six years, according to credit reporting agency TransUnion. The percentage of ...
Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th - Chippewa Herald
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally.
Scott Walker, Mary Burke campaign cash buying more than just ads - Chippewa Herald
It’s only just begun. The ads. The yard signs. The emails. The fundraising letters. The campaign events. The ads. Wisconsin’s race for governor promises to be another high-profile, high-spending affair. Republican Scott Walker and Democratic rival Mary ...
Governor won't seek removal of county prosecutor - Chippewa Herald
Protesters march Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, for Michael Brown, who was killed by police Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Ferguson's leaders urged residents Tuesday to stay home after dark to "allow peace to settle in" and pledged several actions to reconnect with the ...
US officials: Video shows American's beheading - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill ...
Stanton single in 10th sends Marlins over Rangers - Chippewa Herald
MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win. Miami (63-62) surpassed last year's total of 62. The Marlins moved over .
Prosecutor: Gunman, others dead after shooting - Chippewa Herald
COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — A Michigan camper was shot and killed as he slept when a drive-by gunman shot up five vehicles in an Oregon beach parking lot before turning the gun on himself, authorities said Tuesday. The gunman's father was later found shot to ...
Blast in China coal mine kills 2, traps 25 miners - Chippewa Herald
BEIJING (AP) — A gas explosion at a coal mine in eastern China has killed at least two miners, and rescuers searched Wednesday for 25 more workers missing in the blast, state media reported. Twelve other miners were rescued from the privately owned mine ...
US officials: Video shows American's execution - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. officials say they believe American journalist James Foley was the victim executed by Islamic State militants as shown in a grisly video released Tuesday. Separately, Foley's family confirmed his death in a statement posted on ...