Prepared text of Gov. Beshear’s address

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Text of Gov. Steve Beshear’s State of the Commonwealth speech, as prepared for delivery to a joint session of the Hous…

Sen. Paull Shin retires from Wash. Senate

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Sen. Paull Shin announced his immediate resignation from the Washington state Senate on Tuesday following a recent dia…

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___ American oil companies call for end to export ban NEW YORK (AP) — American oil companies have not been allowed to export crude for 40 ye…