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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 6:25 PM

SALEM, Ore. (AP) " People flocked to Oregon's first-ever marijuana growers' fair on Saturday, where a competition for best pot plants will be held with the winning entries to be displayed at the Oregon State Fair. The inaugural two-day event being held in an exhibition hall on the Oregon State Fairgrounds underscores how the once-illicit marijuana industry is starting to go mainstream in Oregon, one of four states to have legalized recreational marijuana use, along with Washington,...

Updated at 6:24 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Olympic officials say they will drain the larger pool at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center to remove the green-tinged water. The director of venue management, Gustavo Nascimento, says clean water from a nearby practice...

Updated at 6:22 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The IAAF said Saturday it has banned the only Russian in Olympic track and field from competition and that she is appealing the ruling. IAAF spokesman Yannis Nikolaou told The Associated Press that the governing body...

Updated at 6:20 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The president of cycling's world governing body defended the Olympic road course on Saturday, calling it a fair test and suggesting those who crashed pushed past their limits. Brian Cookson addressed a number of other...

Updated at 6:19 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 4:10 p.m. The president of cycling's world governing body is defending the nature of the road course at the Rio Olympics, calling it a...

Updated at 6:11 PM

BERLIN (AP) " Police in Switzerland say a Swiss man set a fire and stabbed people on a train in the country's northeast, wounding six people as well as himself. Police in St. Gallen canton (state) say the incident happened at 2:20 local...

Updated at 6:10 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Olympic security personnel questioned a female Iranian volleyball fan when she showed up for a match holding a large sign and wearing a T-shirt that said "Let Iranian Women Enter Their Stadiums." Darya Safai, who sat...

Updated at 6:08 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " They rowed for two kilometers. The gold medal came down to an inch. New Zealand's Mahe Drysdale and Croatia's Damir Martin crossed the finish line in the men's single sculls side by side, not knowing which one of...

Updated at 5:58 PM

GOLD_Christoph Harting, Germany. SILVER_Piotr Malachowski, Poland. BRONZE_Daniel Jasinski, Germany. GOLD_Mahe Drysdale, New Zealand. SILVER_Damir Martin, Croatia. BRONZE_Ondrej Synek, Czech...

Updated at 5:52 PM

1. Christian Reitz, Germany, 34. 2. Jean Quiquampoix, France, 30. 3. Yuehong Li, China, 27. 4. Fusheng Zhang, China, 21. 5. Leuris Pupo, Cuba, 18. 6. Riccardo Mazzetti, Italy, 10. 1. Gabriele Rossetti,...

Updated at 5:51 PM

1. Christian Reitz, Germany, 592 (QF). 2. Fusheng Zhang, China, 590 (QF). 3. Jean Quiquampoix, France, 586 (QF). 4. Riccardo Mazzetti, Italy, 586 (QF). 5. Yuehong Li, China, 584 (QF). 6. Leuris Pupo, Cuba, 583...

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