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Texts between girl, Washington school shooter released
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- A judge ordered the release of text messages between a 15-year-old girl and her ex-boyfriend in the days before he fatally shot four classmates - messages that reportedly dealt with the tumultuous end of their relationship....
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Shooting at Sacramento college kills 1, wounds 2; man sought
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Law officers searched for a gunman after one man was shot to death and two others wounded in a parking lot at the edge of a Sacramento community college campus, officials said....
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Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The state prosecutor in charge of trying Dylann Roof in what authorities have said was the racially motivated killing of nine black people inside of a Charleston church spoke to the families of victims about how Roof should be punished, but said the ultimate decision rested in her hands....
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Tropical Storm Fred expected to degenerate in Atlantic
MIAMI (AP) -- Tropical Storm Fred is moving across the Atlantic but is expected to degenerate soon....
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More details due on helicopter landing that killed 1 Marine
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- A U.S. Marine who died and 11 comrades who sustained injuries were taking part in a helicopter ropes exercise that's described as "high-risk" in a training manual that underscores the dangers....
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Jury to decide ex-Vegas firefighter's penalty in wife murder
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A jury that found a former Las Vegas firefighter guilty of murder and conspiracy for hiring an ex-convict to kill his estranged wife is convening again to decide if he'll ever have a chance to get out of prison....
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Defense presenting case in trial of Alabama police officer
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- Witnesses are set to testify on behalf of an Alabama police officer who was recorded slamming an Indian grandfather to the ground....
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Gay couples will try to wed as defiant clerk sits in jail
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) -- April Miller and Karen Roberts will return to the Rowan County Courthouse on Friday for the fifth time since June to ask for a marriage license....
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Verdict reached in case of man accused of kidnapping girl
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A jury is set to deliver its verdict Friday in the case of a man charged with kidnapping and raping a 10-year-old girl in Los Angeles, before releasing her and fleeing to Mexico....
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California governor's highway plan includes $65 driver fee
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it, including a $65 annual fee for drivers and increases in the diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation....
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Quotations in the News
"God's moral law conflicts with my job duties. You can't be separated from something that's in your heart and in your soul." - Kim Davis, a clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, who was ordered to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples....
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Illinois residents expect quiet holiday weekend amid manhunt
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) -- Residents and business owners in one of Illinois' most popular recreational areas say a manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an area police officer will bring a more quiet and somber Labor Day weekend than usual....
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Officials: 3 hurt in University of Arkansas machete attack
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Officials say a man with a machete injured two people during an attack in a wooded area of the University of Arkansas campus....
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Philly businesses wary, excited by prospect of papal crowds
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Business owners in Philadelphia could enjoy a financial windfall from the crowds expected for the papal visit - if their employees can get to work through the security perimeters and road closures....
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20 states that subsidize horse racing with casino money
Of the 48 states with legalized gambling, 20 designate a portion of casino table game and electronic gambling machine revenues to support the horse racing industry:...
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