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Historic Emmett Till marker in Mississippi to be rededicated

GLENDORA, Miss. (AP) — A historic marker describing the lynching of Emmett Till is being rededicated. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that speakers will include Till’s cousin Wheeler Parker, now 79. Parker was an eyewitness to Till’s 1955 abduction. The sign defaced last year stands near the...


Lifestyle

Historic Emmett Till marker in Mississippi to be rededicated

GLENDORA, Miss. (AP) — A historic marker describing the lynching of Emmett Till is being rededicated. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that speakers will include Till’s cousin Wheeler Parker, now 79. Parker was an eyewitness to Till’s 1955 abduction. The sign defaced last year stands near the...


Auto

Groundbreaking held for auto parts processing center

BURTON, Mich. (AP) — A groundbreaking has been held by General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales for a $65 million automotive parts processing center near Flint. Detroit-based GM says Wednesday that the ACDelco and Genuine GM Parts warehousing and logistics facility will be on 141 acres (57...


Auto

Germany's Daimler lowers 2018 outlook, cites tariffs, diesel

BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG has lowered its 2018 earnings outlook, a change that it says is partly due to increased import tariffs for U.S. vehicles in China. The company said late Wednesday that it now sees fewer SUV sales and higher costs at its Mercedes-Benz Cars division than...


Lifestyle

Fashion designer Kate Spade to be buried in Kansas City

Kate Spade Funeral

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Fashion designer Kate Spade will be buried Thursday in Kansas City, where she was born. Services for Spade are planned for 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Redemptorist Church. Her father, Frank Brosnahan, says it’s the same church where Spade’s grandparents wed. Spade...


Auto

3 Democrats running for Michigan governor have 1st debate

Michigan Governor 2018 Democratic Debate

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The three Democrats running for Michigan governor met for their first televised debate Wednesday night, with two decrying corporate financial influence on state politics while a third — who accepts such campaign donations — refused to be pulled into the criticism while...


Auto

Former employee sued by Tesla says he was a whistleblower

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Tesla sued a former employee Wednesday, accusing the man of hacking the automaker’s computer systems and stealing company secrets, shedding light on what chief Elon Musk had suggested was the work of a secretive internal saboteur. But the employee, Martin Tripp, told...


Lifestyle

Police: Bear that mauled searcher likely killed Alaska hiker

Alaska Bear Attack

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska’s largest city said they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him Wednesday. The hiker, Michael Soltis, had been missing for two days before being found dead close to where the...


Auto

Tesla sues former employee as Musk signals hunt for saboteurs

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Tesla sued a former employee Wednesday, accusing the man of hacking the automaker’s computer systems and stealing company secrets, shedding light on what chief Elon Musk had suggested was the work of a secretive internal saboteur. But the employee, Martin Tripp, told...


Faith

LDS Church updates guidelines for youth interviews

RL 033118 (Slideshow) LDS General Conference-32-22

For the second time in three months, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its guidelines for church leadership who interview youth in the church.


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