Funds preserve parts of 5 Tennessee Civil War battlefields

Five Civil War battlefields are receiving nearly $2.5 million in preservation funding from two Tennessee commissions
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Mourners recall Dennis Richardson's dedication to Oregon

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, who last year announced he had been diagnosed with brain cancer, has died
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Strong Oregon economy triggers taxpayer refund

Oregon revenues far exceeded expectations, with the state forecasted to bring in $20.6 billion by June
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Zion's freak injury ripples in basketball, business worlds

Soon after Zion Williamson's shoe ripped apart, Nike's stock price took a hit
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Oregon housing squeeze sets stage for statewide rent control

Oregon is poised to become the first U.S. state to impose mandatory rent controls
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2 Oregon lawmakers demoted for rude behavior

A leader of the Oregon Legislature demoted two Oregon lawmakers on Thursday for disrespectful and rude behavior as the statehouse tries to make itself a more re
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Report: Millennial voter registration in Oregon soars

A new report from the Center for American Progress highlights Oregon's automatic registration program and recommends the model be adopted nationwide
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Oregon set to become 1st state with mandatory rent controls

Oregon is on track to becoming the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections moving through the Legislature
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Satanic Temple accuses Boston City Council of discrimination

The Satanic Temple has filed a discrimination complaint against the Boston City Council after being denied the chance to say the opening prayer at the panel's p
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Lawyers seek new sentencing for teen in Ohio school shooting

An Ohio teenager who shot and wounded a classmate at school and was sentenced to 23 years in prison is appealing for a new sentencing
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APNewsBreak: Settlement brings reforms to Oregon county jail

Officials in Oregon agreed to lower the number of inmates crammed into a single cell and take other actions after a woman filed a lawsuit saying she was jailed
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Criminal justice task force studying youthful offenders

A task force is looking into the treatment of young adults in the state's criminal justice system
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Senator criticized for linking man's death to tobacco taxes

Democratic members of the Oregon House criticized a GOP senator for referencing the death of Eric Garner, a black man killed by police, in a statement opposing
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District Attorney O'Neill makes another AG run in 2020

The chief prosecutor in a large North Carolina county is making another run for attorney general
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BB&T, SunTrust merge to create nation's 6th largest bank

Southern banking giants BB&T, SunTrust to merge in $66 billion deal, creating nation's sixth-largest retail bank
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Deputies: Man high on meth suffocates 7-month-old girl

Authorities say a 22-year-old man high on methamphetamines killed a 7-month-old baby by squeezing her until she became quiet in his South Carolina home
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Blumenauer again skips State of the Union

Democratic Rep. Earl Blumenauer says he won't attend President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech
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Ailing Oregon Secretary of State scales back office hours

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson says he will be scaling back in-office hours to be able to rest and give his treatment for brain cancer every opport
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#MeToo movement was not 1-year phenomenon in state capitols

An Associated Press tally shows that at least 90 state lawmakers across the country have been accused of sexual misconduct or faced repercussions
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States seek changes amid growing sexual misconduct claims

Complaints of sexual misconduct are continuing to mount in state legislatures as the 2019 session begin and lawmakers consider whether to add safeguards against
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A new year in legislatures brings same story on harassment

Complaints of sexual misconduct are continuing to mount in state legislatures as the 2019 session begin and lawmakers consider whether to add safeguards against
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Motorcycle gang members charged with murder, racketeering

kidnapping and racketeering conspiracy charges
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Thursday's Scores

Thursday's Scores
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Leslie helps No. 7 NC State beat Wake, stay unbeaten

Kiara Leslie scored 23 points, and No. 7 North Carolina State remained unbeaten with a 59-50 victory over Wake Forest
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