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Justice quest goes on after 'Freedom Summer' court cases end
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The search for courtroom justice in the 1964 "Freedom Summer" killings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi's Neshoba County is over, more than a half century after they died, but some Mississippians and the relatives of the slain men say the search for another kind of justice still is still ongoing....
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Coroner IDs man found dead, stuck in warehouse burglar bars
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities have identified a man with a history of burglary convictions as the person whose decaying body was found stuck in the burglar bars of an Alabama warehouse....
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Police: No injuries reported in Miss. plant blast, fire
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) -- A late-night explosion and fire broke out at a natural gas plant in southern Mississippi, but there were no injuries or fatalities reported, police said early Tuesday....
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Texas may not restore lost abortion clinics despite ruling
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Long wait times for abortions and lengthy drives to clinics are likely to continue in Texas for months and maybe years despite the U.S. Supreme Court striking down restrictions that since 2013 have drastically reduced the number of providers statewide....
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Discount airline to land at Newark with opening up of slots
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Allegiant Air has been given final approval to begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport, making it the first discount carrier to operate there since a federal lawsuit charged United, Newark's dominant airline, with monopolizing takeoff and landing slots and keeping competitors out....
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Airport security fix: better training _ for humans and dogs
GLYNCO, Ga. (AP) -- Covering their ears, 192 future airport security officers watched from a grandstand as Larry Colburn detonates a plastic-explosives device like the one carried by the underwear bomber in a failed attempt to blow up a plane on Christmas Day 2009....
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Supreme Court ruling imperils abortion laws in many states
NEW YORK (AP) -- By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states....
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Quotations in the News
"I personally know I have work to do on this front. A lot of people tell pollsters they don't trust me. You can't just talk someone into trusting you, you've got to earn it." - Hillary Clinton in a speech to the Rainbow PUSH Coalition in Chicago about how her trustworthiness has dogged her for more than a quarter century....
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Airbnb sues San Francisco over new short-term rentals rules
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Airbnb has sued the city of San Francisco over a new law requiring short-term rental companies to remove unregistered hosts from their websites....
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The Latest: Girl survives Colorado crash that kills family
LAS ANIMAS COUNTY, Colo. (AP) -- The Latest on the deadly crash between a minivan and an Amtrak train in Colorado (all times local):...
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Girl, 4, is sole survivor of van-train crash in Colorado
TRINIDAD, Colo. (AP) -- A 4-year-old girl was the only member of her family to survive after their minivan was hit by an Amtrak train at a crossing with a history of problems in southern Colorado....
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Judge: Mississippi law creates inequality for gay marriage
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi clerks cannot cite their own religious beliefs to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, under a ruling a federal judge handed down Monday....
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Oakland City Council bans coal shipments
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland City Council bans coal shipments....
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Pilot, bystander hurt after plane crash-lands in Detroit
DETROIT (AP) -- Authorities say a small plane has crashed in Detroit, leaving the pilot injured along with a person on the ground who was struck by a power line the aircraft brought down....
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Consumer group to release annual list of dangerous toys
BRIGHTON, Mass. (AP) -- A consumer watchdog group is set to release its annual list of the most hazardous summer playthings....
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