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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa journalist faces trial Monday on charges stemming from her coverage of a protest against racial injustice, a case that prosecutors have pursued despite international condemnation from free press advocates who say she was just doing her job.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher on Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Mar. rose 2.25 cents at $6.51 a bushel; Mar. corn was up 1.25 cents at $5.5525 a bushel; May oats advanced 5 cents at $3.7225 cents a bushel; while Mar. soybeans gained 3 cents at $14…

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis-area man fatally shot a woman and two of her children before fleeing with their baby, who was later found safe, and the man shot himself hours later as officers closed in on him Friday, authorities said.

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DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Police Department allowed an officer to continue patrolling for more than a year while investigating whether he ordered two people to be killed because it didn't want to tip him off, the city's former police chief said.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia has tentatively scheduled a January 2022 trial for two Britain militants charged with being part of an Islamic State group that tortured and beheaded American and European hostages in Syria.

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WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — One of the teens convicted of stabbing a classmate to please the fictional internet horror character Slender Man is expected to ask for release from a Wisconsin mental health facility.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Across the nation officials are closing prisons as crime rates drop and views about drug use change, but not in Nebraska, where the governor is pushing for a new $230 million prison to relieve overcrowding and house a steadily rising inmate population.

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Jeff Colyer signaled Friday that he’ll make a comeback bid in 2022 by taking a step required to raise money for the Kansas governor’s race and bringing a granddaughter of President Dwight Eisenhower to his team.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Sharif Street, a Democratic state senator from Philadelphia and the vice chair of the state Democratic Party, said he is considering running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat in next year’s election.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hurco Cos. (HURC) on Friday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $663,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis today announced that Martha Hunter will become the company’s first-ever Vice President of Strategy, effective March 2021. She fills a new position helping the company meet growing demand for expansion. Valentis is committed to a…