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Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees who co-founded the natural cosmetics company before it sold to Clorox, has died. He was 80....
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10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Infant found on the side of the road in Maryland
PASADENA, Md. (AP) -- A woman claiming to be the mother of an infant discovered in a car seat carrier on the side of the road in Maryland has been arrested....
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5 injured when man sets fireworks at California block party
HOLLISTER, Calif. (AP) -- A man has been arrested in the central California city of Hollister on suspicion of setting off fireworks at a July Fourth block party, sending at least five people to the hospital....
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2 people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Two people were killed and three remained missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit a barge and capsized in the Ohio River, Kentucky authorities said Sunday....
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Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly
CALAIS, Maine (AP) -- A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday....
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Accused man's family thanks slain cop's mom for her grace
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The family of a man accused of killing a New Orleans policeman has released a statement of sympathy and thanks to the dead man's family....
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Illegal fireworks suspected in factory, grass fires
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Investigators suspect illegal fireworks sparked a fire that injured four firefighters and caused up to $3 million in damage to three warehouses in South Los Angeles....
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Arizona prison to relocate more than 350 additional inmates
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona Department of Corrections officials were relocating more than 350 inmates Sunday following a disturbance at a privately run prison in Kingman....
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6 injured in 4th of July lightning strike at RV park
MANY, La. (AP) -- West Louisiana officials say lightning injured six people at an RV park near the Louisiana-Texas state line....
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Boy, 7, killed during violent July 4 celebrations in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed overnight in Chicago....
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Police: 3 found dead in coastal Maine town were parents, son
BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) -- State police have identified three bodies found inside two houses in the coastal Maine town of Boothbay Harbor as that of a married couple and their 40-year-old son, a high school social studies teacher....
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Deteriorating nails blamed for North Carolina deck collapse
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) -- Nails deteriorated by years of exposure to the sand, salt and moisture from the ocean gave way, causing a deck collapse that hurt 24 people as they posed for a picture at a North Carolina beachfront home, authorities said....
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To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy....
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Idaho's gay marriage ban remains in state constitution
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states, but nestled in the Idaho Constitution remains the provision that defines marriage as only between a man and a woman....
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