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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A utility facing severe financial pressure amid speculation its equipment may have sparked a deadly Northern California wildfire asked U.S. energy regulators last month for permission to raise its customers' monthly bills to harden its system against wildfires and d…

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee outfielder Christian Yelich was a runaway winner for the National League Most Valuable Player award after helping the Brewers return to the playoffs for the first time in seven years.

The Georgia Senate Majority Caucus has elected Sen. Mike Dugan (R – Carrollton) to serve as Senate Majority Leader. “I am humbled that my caucus colleagues trust me to serve as their leader in the Senate,” said. Sen. Dugan. “I will not take my duties lightly and look forward to working with …

Sen. Elena Parent (D – Atlanta) was elected to serve as the Minority Caucus Vice-Chair for Campaigns and Fundraising by her colleagues in the minority caucus.  “At a crucial time as the Democratic Party makes gains in Georgia, I am honored to have been elected to this position by my colleagu…

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — University of Maryland President Wallace Loh says he told the school's governing body that "all hell will break loose" if DJ Durkin was retained as head coach of its football team after a player's death, a prophetic warning that went unheeded.

Cherokee Sheriff's Office Deputy Benjamin Botzong recently completed a 15-week online cybersecurity course from the University of Louisville and earned a cybersecurity specialist certificate.

There will be an open house for the new Cobb PARKS Administration Complex, 1792 County Services Parkway in Marietta, on Nov. 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California residents faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire also are grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands that are popular destinations for hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's top environmental official for the Southeast has been arrested on Alabama state ethics charges related to a scheme to help a coal company avoid paying for a costly toxic waste cleanup.

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Maryland's attorney general on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an order for state officials to draw up a new congressional redistricting plan that isn't tainted by partisan gerrymandering.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000.