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FILE - In this March 4, 2015 file photo, Arizona House Majority Leader Steve Montenegro, R-Avondale, speaks during a legislative session at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. A special election to replace a Republican congressman from Arizona who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations has turned into a slugfest among GOP candidates hoping to fill former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks' seat. The contest includes admissions by Montenegro, that he received sex-tinged messages from a state Senate staffer and accusations former state Sen. Debbie Lesko improperly tapped her state campaign funds to support her effort. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
February 27, 2018 - 2:17 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Sex-related and campaign funding allegations involving several top candidates have captured much of the attention in the Republican primary to replace a U.S. congressman from Arizona who quit amid charges of sexual misconduct last year. Because the state relies heavily on mail-in...
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FILE - This Sept. 20, 2011, file photo shows a box of General Mills' Fiber One cereal, in Philadelphia. General Mills is buying Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc. in a deal valued at about $8 billion. General Mills Inc. will pay $40 per Blue Buffalo share. That's a 17 percent premium to the pet food company's Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 closing price of $34.12. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 23, 2018 - 1:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Cheerios also wants to fill dog bowls. General Mills said Friday that it plans to buy high-end pet food maker Blue Buffalo for $8 billion. It's a return to the pet business for the more than 150-year-old company, which used to sell food for cats, dogs and birds back in...
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Bill McFadden shows Flynn, a bichon frise, in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Flynn won best in the non-sporting group. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 14, 2018 - 12:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the crowd at Madison Square Garden. Fans who had been loudly shouting for their favorites fell into stunned silence when judge Betty-Anne...
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Diane Husar pets her Great Dane named Bogey while waiting to compete during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 13, 2018 - 8:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Lily Mancini of Sherman, Connecticut, and her English springer spaniel have won the junior showmanship competition at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. The juniors finals were Tuesday night, before...
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In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Emmy, a harrier, keeps her eyes on a treat offered to her by handler Mike Gowen in the benching area before competing in the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Owners and handlers know how to cater to the eclectic tastes of show dogs competing this week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 13, 2018 - 8:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he's not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food after a couple of meals. The one treat he never refuses? Sauerkraut — and hold the hot dog. Emmy the harrier is crazy for ice cubes. Dick the...
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Evangeline Wendt, 7, right, visits with a golden retriever named Tank during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 13, 2018 - 4:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Westminster Kennel Club dog show (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Animal-rights activists have protested outside the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. They say it irresponsibly promotes dog breeding when many dogs in shelters need homes. A small band of protesters from...
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Porsche, a miniature pinscher, competes in the Toy group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 13, 2018 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ty the giant schnauzer has taken his first steps toward what could be a giant prize at the Westminster Kennel Club. The nation's top-ranked show dog was judged best in his breed Tuesday. He moves on to the working group competition in the evening at Madison Square Garden. America's...
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In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Emmy, a harrier, keeps her eyes on a treat offered to her by handler Mike Gowen in the benching area before competing in the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Owners and handlers know how to cater to the eclectic tastes of show dogs competing this week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 13, 2018 - 1:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he's not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food after a couple of meals. The one treat he never refuses? Sauerkraut — and hold the hot dog. Emmy the harrier is crazy for ice cubes. Dick the...
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In this Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, photo, Emmy, a harrier, keeps her eyes on a treat offered to her by handler Mike Gowen in the benching area before competing in the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Owners and handlers know how to cater to the eclectic tastes of show dogs competing this week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 13, 2018 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he's not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food after a couple of meals. The one treat he never refuses? Sauerkraut — and hold the hot dog. Emmy the harrier is crazy for ice cubes. Dick the...
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In this Feb. 12, 2018 photo provided by the Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the governor holds his new dog "Captain" during a conference of mayors in Albany, N.Y. The 14-week dog is a Siberian-shepherd mix, with some Malamute thrown in. (Mike Groll/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via AP)
February 13, 2018 - 12:04 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's first family has a new first dog. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced his new puppy Captain on Monday night at a meeting at the governor's mansion with mayors from around the state. The 14-week dog is a Siberian-shepherd mix, with some Malamute thrown in. Cuomo...
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