Kenai Peninsula Fair goes smoke-free

KENAI, Alaska (AP) — In an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle, the Kenai Peninsula Fair is going smoke-free. The fair, which opened Frida…

Chairman of the Republican National Committee Reince Priebus, center, leads a panel with the RNC crop of “Rising Stars," from left, Karin Agness, founder of Network of Enlightened Women, Speaker of the House in Oklahoma, T.W. Shannon, New Hampshire state Rep. Marilinda Garcia, and San Jose police officer Scott Erickson during the Republican National Committee summer meeting Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in Boston.  (AP PHOTO/JOSH REYNOLDS)

RNC votes to block CNN, NBC

The Republican National Committee has approved a resolution to block two television networks from hosting GOP presidential primary debates.

Spain’s richest woman dies at age 69

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish company that owns the Zara chain of clothing stores says co-founder Rosalia Mera has died. She was 69 and Spain’s …