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Ex-governor's pension unaffected by conviction
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland's state pension of nearly $53,000 a year will not be affected by his second felony conviction....
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Shooter takes stand in loud music killing case
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A man who shot and killed a 17-year-old teenager after an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store is taking the stand in his own defense....
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Psych hospital nixes teen school stabbing suspect
UPPER ST. CLAIR, Pa. (AP) -- A Pittsburgh-area psychiatric hospital has refused to treat a 16-year-old boy awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school in April....
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Police: Body of Arkansas real estate agent found
SCOTT, Ark. (AP) -- Police discovered the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent in a shallow grave at a concrete company early Tuesday, and a man has been jailed on suspicion of kidnapping and killing her, authorities said....
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AP PHOTOS: Rush-hour keeps billions on the move
On packed subways and crowded highways, billions of people participate in a short-distance population shift twice a day: the rhythmic ritual of the daily commute to and from work....
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Parents charged in death of son found in home
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A central Pennsylvania man and woman have been charged with homicide in the death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found in their Harrisburg home last summer....
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SC cop indicted in shooting shrouded in mystery
NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (AP) -- Ernest Satterwhite was a laid-back former mechanic with some habits, including ignoring police officers who tried to pull him over....
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Virginia police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Bill allows families to seek gun restraining order
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California would become the first state to allow family members to petition judges to take away relatives' guns if they are deemed to be dangerous under a bill that faces a Tuesday deadline for action....
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Quotations in the News
"The president and the first lady, like all parents, are concerned about the safety of their children, but the president and first lady also have confidence in the men and women of the Secret Service to do a very important job." - White House spokesman Josh Earnest, commenting on reports that the intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged....
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Records, photos of famed US WWII bombers go online
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Thousands of feet above the Pacific Ocean, the bullets were coming fast and the flak was flying. Japanese fighter planes whizzed around like bees as the American forces in their lumbering B-24 bombers tried everything to reach their targets, save fuel and stay airborne for the long trip home....
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Revel casino auction to continue on Tuesday
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A bankruptcy court auction for Revel, the failed luxury casino-hotel on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, is scheduled to resume....
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Beheading suspect's conversion surprised family
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Alton Nolen told relatives after his release from prison on drug and assault charges last year that he wanted to focus on getting his life in order....
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Testimony resuming in Detroit officer's trial
DETROIT (AP) -- A controversial witness is returning to testify in the trial of a Detroit police officer charged in the death of a 7-year-old girl....
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