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Minnesota woman accused of trying to get twin sister to take fall for fatal Amish buggy crash

PRESTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota woman is accused of trying to deceive authorities into believing her identical twin sister was the driver who hit a horse-drawn Amish buggy last fall, killing two of the four children inside.
South Dakota man charged with murder for allegedly running down chief deputy during police chase

South Dakota man charged with murder for allegedly running down chief deputy during police chase

South Dakota prosecutors charged a Sioux Falls man on Monday with first-degree murder and aggravated eluding in the death of a deputy who was struck while putting out spikes during a police chase.
One state has a shortage of marijuana. Its neighbor had too much. What to do?

One state has a shortage of marijuana. Its neighbor had too much. What to do?

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Marijuana retailers in Connecticut say a dearth of licensed growers in the state’s fledgling legal pot industry has left them with a shortage of product to sell.
Cannabis use linked to anxiety diagnoses, worsened anxiety disorders: Ontario study

Cannabis use linked to anxiety diagnoses, worsened anxiety disorders: Ontario study

Cannabis use may increase the risk of developing a new anxiety disorder or worsen existing anxiety, a large Ontario study suggests. The study looked at health data of 12 million people between January 2008 and March 2019 and found that 27.
After GOP walkout, Oregon lawmakers reconvene to focus on housing and drugs

After GOP walkout, Oregon lawmakers reconvene to focus on housing and drugs

SALEM, Ore.
As investors pile into psychedelics, idealism gives way to pharma economics

As investors pile into psychedelics, idealism gives way to pharma economics

Money is pouring into the fledgling psychedelic medicine industry, with dozens of startup companies vying to be among the first to sell mind-expanding drugs for depression , addiction and other mental health conditions.
Who will run the US House in 2025? Once again, control could tip on California swing districts

Who will run the US House in 2025? Once again, control could tip on California swing districts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Heavily Democratic California might appear an unlikely national battleground, but a string of competitive U.S.
Judge rejects a claim that New York's marijuana licensing cheats out-of-state applicants

Judge rejects a claim that New York's marijuana licensing cheats out-of-state applicants

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a challenge to New York state’s licensing program for selling legal marijuana, a system two California applicants say unconstitutionally discriminates against out-of-state residents.
New California Senate leader says his priorities are climate change, homelessness and opioid crises

New California Senate leader says his priorities are climate change, homelessness and opioid crises

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When California Sen. Mike McGuire takes over as leader of the state Senate on Monday, it will be the first time in decades that the state’s top two legislative leaders aren’t from a major urban center.
Suspect accused of killing and beheading his father bought a gun the previous day, prosecutor says

Suspect accused of killing and beheading his father bought a gun the previous day, prosecutor says

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The man accused of decapitating his father in their home northeast of Philadelphia and posting a video of the severed head online first shot him with a gun he bought the previous day, the county prosecutor said Friday.