Anti-government activists gather to block a prison van which is carrying their detained colleagues after their court appearance in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Pakistan's opposition said police have arrested scores of activists in an effort to stop them from participating in weekslong sit-ins in the capital, Islamabad. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

Pakistan arrests opposition activists

Pakistani police arrested anti-government protesters in what activists said was an effort to crack down on weekslong sit-ins in the capital,…

In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Marurice Brown raises his arms during a public comments portion of a meeting of the Ferguson City Council, in Ferguson, Mo. The meeting was the first for the city council after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a city police officer. Political participation is increasing on the national level for blacks and Hispanics. On the local level, voting continues to be a struggle, as it is in this St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

New focus on minority voting after Brown’s death

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) – A few miles from the street where Michael Brown died is the grave of Dred Scott, a slave who went to the Supreme Court …

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Cooler weekend forecast

ASHWAUBENON – While the wet weather may have left the area, the chilly weather remains. Many locations are starting in the 30s this morning,…