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Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- An Air Force veteran is seeking public recognition for a western New York man who remains listed as missing in action more than 70 years after disappearing in the Philippines during World War II....
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Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans
DETROIT (AP) -- Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives....
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Aging Catholic nuns get care at Jewish nursing home
NEW YORK (AP) -- For 98-year-old Sister Angela Rooney, it was one of the most jarring moves of her life....
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Flooding in Texas, Oklahoma prompts rescues, evacuations
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- Up to 10 inches of rain fell over 24 hours in parts of Texas, causing numerous evacuations and rescues Saturday night and Sunday, while a firefighter in northeast Oklahoma died after being swept away in floodwaters....
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A sampling of efforts to fight blight in Appalachia
Efforts to rehabilitate vacant or dilapidated property have sprung up around Appalachia, with states in the region taking varying approaches....
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In the coalfields, dilapidated sites make way for renewal
WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) -- Inside a 1920s-era warehouse in the heart of a once-bustling coalfields hub, Brandon Blankenship saws through 8-foot boards pulled up from the building's floor, looking each one up and down for "a face that's not splintered - smooth with no breaks - and an intact tongue and groove." Portions that pass muster wind up in neat stacks for reuse by the crew remodeling the warehouse into office space, or for sale to builders looking to add a rustic touch to homes and...
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The Latest on flooding: Residents evacuated by boats, copter
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Navy divers to help raise confederate warship artifacts
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- The Navy is preparing to send one if its premier diving teams to Georgia to help salvage a Confederate warship from the depths of the Savannah River....
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Politics in paradise: Alabama governor mansion in disrepair
GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) -- With boarded-up windows, peeling paint and a rooftop tarp that flaps in the ocean breeze, the beachfront retreat at the end of Gulf Way Drive is a $1 million eyesore in paradise....
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Officials: $1M spent on medical care for jailed Chicago teen
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cook County jail officials say a Chicago teenager who's been locked up since last year has required more than $1 million in medical care because he ingests pieces of metal and other objects....
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Northeast marinas scramble to repair damage from deep freeze
GLASTONBURY, Conn. (AP) -- The deep freeze that gripped the Northeast last winter dealt a severe blow to marinas and yacht clubs: Ice snapped pilings in half, shredded wooden docks and left behind wreckage that many compare to the effects of a hurricane....
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The Latest in Cleveland: Ohio governor praises protests
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Florida woman released in jailing over son's circumcision
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida woman jailed in a long-running dispute over her son's circumcision has been released from jail....
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Streets calm after 71 arrested in Cleveland protests
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The streets returned to calm Sunday after police arrested dozens of demonstrators overnight when protests grew increasingly aggressive in the wake of a patrolman's acquittal in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects....
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Annual Rolling Thunder 'Ride for Freedom' honors veterans
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The roar of motorcycle engines is filling the air in the nation's capital....
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