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NEW YORK (AP) - Papa John's founder John Schnatter says the pizza chain doesn't know how to handle a "crisis based on misinformation" and his agreement to step down as chairman was a mistake. Schnatter says the board asked him to cede the post without "any investigation," according to a letter his representative says was sent to the board Saturday. The move came after Forbes reported that Schnatter used a racial slur during a media training session, prompting Papa John's to publicly distance itself from him.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky horse racing regulators have approved the sale of Ellis Park racetrack to a group that now has a minority ownership stake in the track. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, meeting Tuesday in Lexington, approved the sale of the western Kentucky track to the Saratoga Casino and Hospitality Group.

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) - A man has pleaded not guilty in Kentucky to killing a woman he met at the massive "Rainbow Family" counterculture gathering in a Georgia forest. News outlets report 20-year-old Joseph Bryan Capstraw was arraigned Tuesday in Hardin Circuit Court.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California and 17 other states that sued the Trump administration over its decision to cut off Affordable Care Act subsidies say a workaround has largely succeeded. The assessment came in a court filing late Monday in which the states asked U.S. Judge Vince Chhabria to put their lawsuit on hold. The states say they have protected subsidized consumers by allowing insurers to raise premiums on some plans offered on health care exchanges.

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