Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Iconic West Virginia resort turns shelter for flood refugees

It could be a month or two until an iconic West Virginia resort reopens after deadly, damaging floods, but its maimed championship golf course may not be ready for play much before the PGA Tour rolls through next July, resort owner Jim Justice said.

The floods that swept through West Virginia last week and killed at least 23 people statewide carved a path of destruction unseen in generations at the historic Greenbrier.

Hamilton's ties to Albany highlighted in tours, exhibit

Long before his life story became the toast of the Great White Way, Alexander Hamilton was a hit in Albany.

The Times Union of Albany reports (http://bit.ly/298uOwW ) New York's capital is finally capitalizing on the "Hamilton" Broadway musical craze with a lineup of attractions focusing on the founding father who got hitched in the upstate city and spent time in the area.

Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley's first guitarist, dies at 84

Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce Springsteen, died Tuesday. He was 84.

Moore died at his home in Nashville, said biographer and friend James L. Dickerson, who confirmed the death through a family friend.

'Amazing Race' contestant heads to Oklahoma primary runoff

Oklahoma cowboy turned reality show contestant Jet McCoy advanced to a runoff for the Republican nomination for an Oklahoma Senate seat while his brother and former partner on "The Amazing Race" lost narrowly in a campaign for the state House as a Democrat.

Jet McCoy, 36, led the Republican field with nearly 44 percent in Tuesday's primary vote in state Senate District 13 and will compete Aug. 23 in a runoff against second-place opponent Greg McCortney.

3 incumbent GOP state legislators lose primaries

All five of Oklahoma's U.S. House members easily beat back Republican primary challengers on Tuesday and advanced to November's general election, while U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine in Tulsa automatically retains his 1st District seat with his victory.

Bridenstine, along with U.S. Reps. Tom Cole, Frank Lucas, Markwayne Mullin and Steve Russell, all easily won re-election.

The Latest: 'Amazing Race' contestant heads to Senate runoff

The Latest on Oklahoma's primary election (all times local):

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Franklin, Lochte struggle against rising stars at US trials

One by one, some of America's biggest swimming stars are going down at the Olympic trials.

First, Ryan Lochte. Then, Missy Franklin.

After flight disturbance, probation for Lohan's stepmother

The stepmother of actress Lindsay Lohan has been sentenced to a year of probation in connection with a disturbance on a JetBlue flight last November.

New Orleans-based U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite (poh-LEET') says in a Tuesday news release that 33-year-old Kate Major Lohan of Boca Raton, Florida, was sentenced after pleading guilty to simple assault.

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