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Man gets 24 years in prison for fire that killed 12 condors

SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — A man who started a 2020 wildfire that killed 12 endangered California condors and seriously injured a firefighter was sentenced to 24 years in state prison, prosecutors said.

Proposal for state-run pot industry fails again in House

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Legislation to establish a state-run marijuana industry in Delaware has again failed to clear the state House.
S&P/TSX composite rebounds while U.S. markets fall further a day after heavy losses

S&P/TSX composite rebounds while U.S. markets fall further a day after heavy losses

TORONTO — Volatility continued to grip North American stock markets as a rebound of the technology and base metals sectors supported a recovery in Canada but Wednesday's weakness in the U.S. continued.

Wisconsin Republicans to vote on death penalty, elections

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More than ton of pot found in semi-trailer in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — More than a ton of marijuana has been seized from a tractor-trailer truck in southwest Detroit.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Wednesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,101.38, down 389.63 points.) Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC). Financials. Down 31 cents, or 1.3 per cent, to $22.73 on 22.

North Carolina legislature gavels in annual work session

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly returned on Wednesday to Raleigh for its traditional budget-adjustment work session, but lawmakers aren't getting out of the blocks quickly.
Baron Cohen drops lawsuit over cannabis dispensary billboard

Baron Cohen drops lawsuit over cannabis dispensary billboard

SOMERSET, Mass. (AP) — Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has dropped his lawsuit against a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary that used an image of his character Borat on a billboard without his permission.
Pot company Canopy Growth shares plan to acquire California's Jetty Extracts

Pot company Canopy Growth shares plan to acquire California's Jetty Extracts

Canopy Growth Corp. has signed a deal that will give it the right to acquire California cannabis company Jetty Extracts, if the U.S. federally legalizes the main ingredient in marijuana.
Lynx win first game of season after 0-4 start

Lynx win first game of season after 0-4 start

This definitely wasn't the start that the Minnesota Lynx envisioned to their season — the final of Sylvia Fowles' career. For the second consecutive year the Lynx have lost their first four games.