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On King Day, divisions and hope in the era of Trump
ATLANTA (AP) -- Scott Shepherd didn't fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klansman says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy....
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Airport shooting suspect back in court for bail hearing
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport is due back in federal court....
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Orlando nightclub gunman's wife faces charges tied to attack
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen faces a court hearing in California after being arrested there in connection with his Florida shooting rampage that left 49 people dead....
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Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver who caused rollover
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona state trooper who was beaten and shot while responding to a traffic collision on Interstate 10 was attacked by a Mexican man who was responsible for the one-vehicle rollover, authorities said....
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State summaries: Two-thirds of states face budget challenges
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States can offer a lesson as GOP proposes deep cut taxes
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans who have pledged to cut federal taxes to boost the economy might consider looking first at lessons learned in GOP-controlled states that adopted similar strategies, only to see growth falter and budget gaps widen....
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After long decline, St. Louis tries to rebuild with startups
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis' fortunes may be looking up, thanks to a surprising surge in business startups....
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Suit: Officers at Ohio jail beat homeless veteran into coma
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- A federal lawsuit alleges that officers at an Ohio jail beat a homeless veteran so severely that he ended up in a coma for two months and is now wheelchair-bound and cognitively disabled....
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Well-wishers donate to keep Ohioan, 108, in assisted care
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A woman who just turned 108 has another reason to celebrate after well-wishers donated enough money so that she can remain at an Ohio assisted-living facility where she greets people while making the rounds with her walker....
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AP Source: GM to announce $1B factory investment, new jobs
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000 jobs, a person briefed on the matter said Monday....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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Rule easing public lands transfer concerns hunters, others
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands to states is worrying hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts across the West who fear losing access....
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Teen slain in 'rape-murder fantasy' was friend to the lonely
GLENSIDE, Pa. (AP) -- The smiles radiate from photos posted online by friends: Grace Packer sporting an impish grin as a toddler, floating happily in a pool as a young teen, leaning in to talk to a friend at her school lunch table....
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Police: Officer fatally shoots man who shot 2, took hostage
HERNDON, Va. (AP) -- A police officer fatally shot a Virginia man who shot two people and kept a hostage barricaded inside a house even after he set it on fire Monday afternoon, officials said....
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The Latest: Kasich: Fix social problems 'bottom up' like MLK
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Latest on celebrations across the country for Martin Luther King Jr. Day (all times local):...
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