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    Suit: Gay couple gets 'hateful' flyers, not wedding programs

    BOSTON (AP) — Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg were excited to see the wedding programs they ordered for their big day. But when the package arrived, the gay couple was horrified to instead find religious pamphlets with messages about temptation...

    By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press|

  • News

    'Psychic' paid $3.5M for exorcisms sentenced for tax evasion

    BOSTON (AP) — A purported psychic who charged an elderly Massachusetts woman $3.5 million for exorcisms and "spiritual cleansing" has been sentenced for evading taxes.Federal prosecutors say 41-year-old Sally Ann Johnson, of south Florida, was...

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  • Entertainment

    Award may drop name of author tied to sterilization movement

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Board of Libraries has recommended changing the name of a children's book award that now honors a prominent Vermont author and activist accused of once supporting sterilizing people with severe mental and...

    By Lisa Rathke, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    North Dakota tabs Duhamel as tourism pitchman through 2019

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Even North Dakota's tourism director admits it isn't easy promoting a state where the first day of the new year brought temperatures down to a brutal 45 below zero.But having Hollywood actor and Minot native Josh Duhamel...

    By James Macpherson, Associated Press|

  • Business

    The Latest: Company investigating wedding program incident

    BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a federal lawsuit that claims Vistaprint sent a gay couple religious pamphlets with messages about sin and temptation rather than the wedding programs they ordered (all times local):4:30 p.m.A printing company accused...

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  • Entertainment

    Duhamel gets new deal to promote home state of North Dakota

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Hollywood actor Josh Duhamel will continue to promote his home state of North Dakota.North Dakota's tourism agency announced Wednesday in Bismarck that the star of several "Transformers" movies will be paid $365,000 to be...

    By James Macpherson, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Embrace the Bold North in Minneapolis for Super Bowl

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis is the northernmost city to host a Super Bowl, and tourism officials are making the most of that as they prepare to welcome visitors to the "Bold North."Many activities surrounding Super Bowl will highlight winter,...

    By Amy Forliti, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Edmunds: Before buying used car, consider luxury alternative

    Most car shoppers know that a used car can be a fantastic value. In the long run, a used car will usually cost less than a new one, and it will virtually always be cheaper than leasing a car every three years.As practical as it is to buy a used...

    Matt Jones, Edmunds|

  • News

    2nd case of measles confirmed in person who was at O'Hare

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Public health officials are reporting a second case of measles in a person who was at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, the nation's third-largest airport by passenger volume.The Illinois Department of Public Health...

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  • Business

    Indiana health network pays about $55,000 ransom to hackers

    GREENFIELD, Ind. (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis health network said it paid a $55,000 ransom to hackers to regain access to hospital computer systems, making it the latest health system around the globe targeted by money-seeking hackers.Hancock...

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