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Bad training invalidates 170 Ohio concealed weapons licenses
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) -- A northeast Ohio sheriff's office says about 170 people who received improper gun training from an instructor have been notified that their licenses to carry concealed weapons are invalid and they'll have to retake classes....
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'Free range' parents cleared of child neglect in 1 case
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) -- Court reports and attorneys say a Maryland couple investigated for neglect after letting their two young children walk home alone from local parks have been cleared in one of two such cases....
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Police: Dog mauls boy to death on Chicago's South Side
CHICAGO (AP) -- Police say a 5-year-old boy has been mauled to death by a dog on the South Side of Chicago....
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Cable company Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.3B
NEW YORK (AP) -- Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating one of the largest TV and Internet providers in the U.S....
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Media CEOs are the highest-paid American executives
NEW YORK (AP) -- They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league....
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2 dead, several hurt in shooting at Grand Forks Wal-Mart
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Two people died and several more were injured in a shooting early Tuesday at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Grand Forks, North Dakota, police said....
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Police say 2 dead, several injured in shooting at Wal-Mart store in Grand Forks, North Dakota....
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12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) -- Recovery teams were resuming the search early Tuesday for 12 members of two families who are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream....
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The Latest on flooding: Residents evacuate homes near Austin
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By The Numbers: Colorado theater shooting trial so far
A by-the-numbers look at the first month in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes:...
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Roller coaster fan notches 5,000th ride on historic coaster
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) -- An 82-year-old fan of a historic Pennsylvania roller coaster celebrated his 5,000th ride on it over the holiday weekend - sitting for more than eight hours straight and logging 95 spins around the wooden ride in a single day....
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Cause of death of child in swing undetermined after autopsy
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Further investigation and toxicology tests are needed in the case of a Maryland child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, authorities said....
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Police: 3 children hurt when waterspout uproots bounce house
MIAMI (AP) -- Two of the three children tossed onto a South Florida beach from a bounce house sent flying by a waterspout have been sent home from a hospital with minor injuries, hours after the inflatable was sent airborne above palm trees and a four-lane road, police said....
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Mental health will take focus in theater shooting trial
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting are steadily moving toward the heart of their case: the testimony of two court-appointed doctors expected to say James Holmes was sane when he opened fire on a packed midnight showing of a Batman movie....
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What does Ireland vote say about US debate on gay marriage?
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ireland's national referendum on same-sex marriage, which was approved by 62 percent of the voters, comes just weeks ahead of an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on whether to legalize gay marriage throughout the United States. A look at some of the parallels and contrasts in the countries' situations:...
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