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Democrat Beto O'Rourke running for Texas governor in 2022

Democrat Beto O'Rourke running for Texas governor in 2022

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O’Rourke is running for governor of Texas, pursuing a blue breakthrough in America’s biggest red state after his star-making U.S. Senate campaign in 2018 put him closer than anyone else in decades.
North American stock markets start week lower with commodity sectors mixed

North American stock markets start week lower with commodity sectors mixed

HAMILTON — Canada's main stock index moved lower to start the trading week, while U.S. markets were relatively flat ahead of this week's release of U.S. retail sales and Canadian inflation numbers.
Edmonton's Nabati Foods racing to bring plant-based 'egg' to global markets

Edmonton's Nabati Foods racing to bring plant-based 'egg' to global markets

CALGARY — You can scramble them, make French toast with them, or fold them into an omelette. You can even bake with Nabati Plant Eggz, as the vegan liquid "egg" product behaves similarly to conventional eggs in muffin, cookie and cake batter.
Workers at federal prisons are committing some of the crimes

Workers at federal prisons are committing some of the crimes

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 federal prison workers have been arrested, convicted or sentenced for crimes since the start of 2019, including a warden indicted for sexual abuse , an associate warden charged with murder , guards taking cash to smugg

UC Davis says baseball team hazed students with alcohol

SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Utah redistricting maps underscore independent-panel hurdles

Utah redistricting maps underscore independent-panel hurdles

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New redistricting maps that largely ignore the recommendations of a voter-approved commission in Utah are sparking a backlash and highlighting the challenges that independent panels face an era of deep political divisions and su
Technology, cannabis leads S&P/TSX composite to new highs to end positive week

Technology, cannabis leads S&P/TSX composite to new highs to end positive week

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index continued its record-setting ways, ending a volatile week higher on a broad-based rally led by cannabis stocks and a large gain by the country's most valuable company, Shopify Inc.

West Virginia opens first medical cannabis dispensary

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's first medical cannabis dispensary opened Friday, more than four years after state lawmakers allowed a regulatory system for those products to be established. Trulieve Cannabis Corp.
Senate Democrats pick Scutari as leader after Sweeney's loss

Senate Democrats pick Scutari as leader after Sweeney's loss

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democrats in the New Jersey Senate picked state Sen. Nicholas Scutari on Friday to be their new leader after current President Steve Sweeney lost reelection to a Republican newcomer.

Ohio lawmaker seeks expansion of medical marijuana law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Eligibility for medical marijuana in Ohio would be expanded to include any condition determined by a licensed physician to need treatment, under a new bill that would further expand the state's medicinal marijuana program.