Maine’s GOP governor, veto record-holder, names new dog Veto

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage, the state’s all-time veto champion, has named his new dog Veto. LePage, who has earned renown for exercising his veto pen on bills he didn’t like, adopted a Jack Russell terrier mix from a shelter. His...

Marlins remain worried about Zika risk in Puerto Rico

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins player representative Tom Koehler says the team attended a seminar on the Zika virus that heightened concerns about playing two games in Puerto Rico against the Pittsburgh Pirates on May 30-31. A decision is expected by the end of the week...

The Latest: Funeral Of 6 Slain Family Members Held In Ohio

WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for six of the eight people shot in massacre in rural Ohio (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A funeral has been held for six family members who were found slain with two other relatives at their homes in southern Ohio. Caskets...

Killer In Long-unsolved Kansas Killing To Be Freed

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man who eluded capture for more than two decades after fatally beating his then-lover’s husband in Kansas will be freed from prison after serving just 10 years for the crime. Mark Mangelsdorf, who moved to Pelham, New York, and became a marketing...

School sacks nation’s last tackle powder-puff football game

AP Photo/Terry Spencer JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — What boosters describe as the nation’s last tackle powder-puff football game is no more, at least for now. After 50 years of spirited competition between seniors and juniors, Jupiter High’s principal has canceled the...

Target faces backlash on stance on transgender bathrooms

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky NEW YORK (AP) — Consumer backlash is growing against Target’s stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use. Two weeks ago, the Minneapolis-based discounter issued a statement that said customers and employees...

It takes a village to corral a loose llama in Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — It took a village and two hours to corral an uncooperative llama named Ethel who escaped from her pasture in rural Colorado and wandered near some busy roadways. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office tweeted a wanted poster with a photo of the...

Kill In Long-unsolved Kansas Killing To Be Freed

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A former student body president of a small Christian college in Kansas who escaped capture in a killing for more than two decades is about to be freed. The Kansas City Star ( ) reports that 56-year-old Mark Mangelsdorf, of Pelham, New York, has served 10 years...

Atletico Madrid reaches Champions League final on away goals

MUNICH (AP) — Antoine Griezmann scored to send Atletico Madrid to the Champions League final for the second time in three years despite a 2-1 defeat at Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Atletico, which lost to city rival Real Madrid in the 2014 final, progressed on the away goals...

NBA: 5 incorrect non-calls at end of Spurs-Thunder game

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA said Tuesday there were five incorrect non-calls on the wild final sequence in San Antonio, including a foul on Oklahoma City’s Dion Waiters that referees earlier had already acknowledged they missed. The league agreed with the refs that...