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  • 'Happy' Rockefeller, widow of former vice president, dies story has photos
    Updated: May-20-15 1:49 pm

    Margaretta "Happy" Rockefeller, the widow of former U.S. Vice President and New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and one of the first women to speak publicly about her breast cancer in the 1970s, has died. She was 88.

  • New museum in John Wayne's Iowa hometown celebrates his life 
    Updated: May-20-15 11:36 am

    WINTERSET, Iowa - Like many rural communities, the central Iowa city of Winterset has an idyllic town square, variety stores and a historic movie theater. But Winterset also has a unique claim to fame: It's the birthplace of John Wayne, and a new museum opening here is celebrating the late actor's life, career and local connections.

  • New museum in John Wayne's Iowa hometown celebrates his life 
    Updated: May-20-15 11:34 am

    WINTERSET, Iowa - Like many rural communities, the central Iowa city of Winterset has an idyllic town square, variety stores and a historic movie theater. But Winterset also has a unique claim to fame: It's the birthplace of John Wayne, and a new museum opening here is celebrating the late actor's life, career and local connections.

  • Correction: Senate-Wisconsin-Johnson story 
    Updated: May-18-15 4:43 pm

    MILWAUKEE - In a story May 15 about Sen. Ron Johnson's expected electoral rematch in 2016 with former Sen. Russ Feingold, The Associated Press erroneously quoted Johnson on their first race. He said Wisconsin voters "term-limited" Feingold in 2010, not that they "terminated" him.

  • Republican Sen. Johnson takes swipes at Democrat Feingold 
    Updated: May-16-15 6:13 pm

    LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson took swipes at his newly announced Democratic challenger Russ Feingold on Saturday, alleging the former senator is unwilling to face the biggest issues facing the country, his signature campaign finance law was an "abject failure" and that he will never hold a leadership position in the Senate.

  • Walker tells Republicans he transformed Wisconsin story has photos
    Updated: May-16-15 2:25 pm

    LA CROSSE, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker told Wisconsin Republicans on Saturday that in his four-plus years in office he has transformed the state by enacting numerous conservative priorities, including defunding Planned Parenthood, legalizing concealed carry and weakening public union power.

  • Reagan movie night set at president's Dixon boyhood home 
    Updated: May-16-15 4:34 am

    DIXON, Illinois - Organizers hope Ronald Reagan movie night will become a regular feature at the late president's childhood home.

  • Judge considering life outside hospital for Reagan shooter story has photos
    Updated: May-13-15 5:34 am

    WASHINGTON - A judge is considering whether to allow President Ronald Reagan's would-be assassin to live full time outside a mental hospital.

  • Former House Speaker Jim Wright dies at age 92 story has photos
    Updated: May-06-15 6:34 pm

    DALLAS - Former U.S. House Speaker Jim Wright, the longtime Texas Democrat who became the first House speaker in the nation's history to be driven out of office in midterm, has died at age 92.

  • Colorado Editorial Roundup 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 6:47 pm

    The Denver Post, April 27, on the bar for school lawsuits:

  • US court upholds Chicago suburb's assault weapons ban 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 9:26 pm

    CHICAGO - A U.S. appeals court Monday upheld a Chicago suburb's assault weapons ban that had become a focus in the statewide debate over gun control, though a dissenting judge sharply criticized the majority opinion.

  • Editorials from around Ohio 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 11:07 am

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: