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Exodus of outdoor show from Utah criticized by beneficiaries

Gary Herbert

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sales double twice a year at the Toasters sandwich shop in downtown Salt Lake City when tens of thousands of plaid-shirted outdoor retailer representatives arrive in town for a massive industry trade show. And Laser Exhibitor Service hires 100 people before each show to set up and take down about 60 exhibitor booths for the ... Read More »

EPA head’s emails with energy companies to be released

Scott Pruitt

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma attorney general’s office said Tuesday it is complying with a judge’s order to surrender documents related to new Environmental Protection Agency leader Scott Pruitt’s communications with energy companies while he served as the state’s attorney general. The office had until 5 p.m. Tuesday to comply with District Judge Aletia Haynes Timmons’s order to turn ... Read More »

Maple syrup producers face challenges in warming world

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s maple syrup producers say they are feeling the impact of climate change, as winters become warmer and frigid nights so critical to their business become fewer. Producers joined climate experts and Democratic U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire on Tuesday to talk about the state’s changing climate and how it is affecting one ... Read More »

3rd person sentenced in scalding of cat in Mississippi

MOSS POINT, Miss. (AP) — A third person in Mississippi been sentenced to jail for the scalding of a caged cat in a video that was posted online. Police say the cat died after being doused with boiling water in December. News organizations report a Moss Point city judge on Tuesday sentenced 23-year-old Karmen Coleman to 30 days in jail. ... Read More »

Hungary’s Berlin film fest winner Enyedi to adapt novel

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian director whose “On Body and Soul” won the top award at the Berlin Film Festival says her next project is an adaptation of “The Story of My Wife,” a 1942 novel by Hungarian writer and poet Milan Fust. Director Ildiko Enyedi also said Tuesday that she welcomed the national film fund’s support for her ... Read More »

The Latest: Far-right protests as refugee kids go to school

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on response to wave of migration to Europe (all times local): 7:20 p.m. Greek authorities have blocked access to a northern primary school after threatening far-right protests over a handful of refugee children attending afternoon classes there. Police buses were parked outside the school’s main entrance Tuesday at Oreokastro, north of Thessaloniki, to keep away ... Read More »