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Funeral set for slain TV cameraman in Virginia hometown
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Adam Ward was remembered at a reception at his high school for his infectious personality, youthful enthusiasm and rabid love for alma mater Virginia Tech....
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Trial set for officer charged with abusing Indian man
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- An Alabama police officer goes on trial Tuesday on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man who was thrown down and partially paralyzed during a confrontation in a suburban neighborhood....
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The war room, the street: 2 responses to Baltimore violence
BALTIMORE (AP) -- There are only three rules at the Kids Safe Zone: Sign in, clean up after yourself, and read for 15 minutes before playing with the toys stacked around the space, a converted laundromat in West Baltimore....
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Storm hits Phoenix _ flash floods, slowed air travel
PHOENIX (AP) -- Monsoon storms hit the Phoenix area Monday night that knocked out power to thousands, slowed air travel, and stranded motorists in flash floods....
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Will clerk issue gay marriage licenses after court ruling?
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled against the county clerk who refused to issue gay marriage licenses, leaving her with perhaps her toughest decision yet: Hand out licenses or risk potential fines or even possible jail time....
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Big surf pounds Hawaii as hurricane skirts to the north
HILO, Hawaii (AP) -- Big surf began to pick up around Hilo on Hawaii's Big Island Monday evening as weakening Hurricane Ignacio moved to the north of the state with 100 mph winds....
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Suspect in officer attack had history of mental illness
HOUSTON (AP) -- A man charged with murder in the ambush of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a history of mental illness and was once declared mentally incompetent, according to authorities and his former attorney....
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Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police....
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Volunteers recognize mentally ill buried in unmarked graves
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) -- For almost 80 years, no one is thought to have visited Peter Gauslin's grave....
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Study: Pot more a habit for college students than cigarettes
More U.S. college students are making a habit of using marijuana, which has supplanted cigarettes as the smoke-able substance of choice among undergraduates who light up regularly, a study released Tuesday found....
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Jury to weigh death sentence for man in Jewish site killings
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City will begin hearing more evidence Tuesday before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence....
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Man facing execution for girl's 1989 kidnapping, rape, death
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is considering final appeals from a man scheduled to be executed Tuesday in Missouri for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl more than two decades ago....
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US Supreme Court weighing final appeals of death row inmate
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The latest on the scheduled execution of Missouri inmate Roderick Nunley, who was convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing a 15-year-old girl in Kansas City in 1989 (all times local):...
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Documents: Weapons found at scene of Oklahoma family slaying
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Newly released documents say weapons and protective gear were recovered from the home where an Oklahoma couple and their three children were killed last month....
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Police officer shot after responding to wrong home
ATLANTA (AP) -- A police officer was shot and critically wounded Monday when he responded to a call of a suspicious person and showed up at the wrong house, authorities said....
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