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Family keeps small-time sawmill buzzing in New Hampshire
GILMANTON, N.H. (AP) -- On Bob Potter's farm, the whine of a saw is heard over the grumbling of a diesel-powered engine as he and his boys carry on a family practice begun nearly half a century ago....
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Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face
BOSTON (AP) -- A police officer who was honored for his role in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing was in an induced coma fighting for his life early Saturday after being shot in the face during a traffic stop, authorities said....
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Search continues for at least 2 after apparent NYC gas blast
NEW YORK (AP) -- Emergency workers are searching for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three apartment buildings as investigators piece together what exactly caused the blast that injured 22....
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Nurse reunited with injured Afghan children she helped
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The last time Lynette Austin saw the Afghan children, they were weak, wounded and broken....
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Quotations in the News
"I'm so grateful to have my life back." - Amanda Knox after Italy's highest court overturned her 2009 murder conviction for the death of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher....
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Feds indict 1 after noose put on Ole Miss integration statue
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- James Meredith, who integrated the University of Mississippi under federal protection a half century ago, says it's a shame that state authorities deferred to the federal government to bring charges after a noose was left on a campus statue of him....
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Amanda Knox grateful to 'have my life back' after court saga
SEATTLE (AP) -- Amanda Knox says she's "so grateful to have my life back" after Italy's highest court overturned her murder conviction in the slaying of her roommate....
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Marriage plans and writing occupy Amanda Knox
SEATTLE (AP) -- Despite the murder case hanging over her head, Amanda Knox tried to lead a normal life in the more than three years since she was freed from an Italian prison: She recently got engaged and has started writing theater reviews and other articles for a weekly paper in her hometown....
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University of Oklahoma unveils racist chant probe findings
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity's national administration, the university's president said Friday....
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Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain
DETROIT (AP) -- A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined Friday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded inside the home for years but that apparently went unnoticed by the outside world....
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Repairs to downed border fence top $700,000
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- The federal government spent over $700,000 to repair part of a steel border fence that was knocked down by debris from a rainstorm last summer....
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California couple's kidnap-for-ransom claim: Things to know
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A California woman and her boyfriend say kidnappers entered their house in the middle of the night this week, abducted the woman and held her for ransom before releasing her two days later. Police are skeptical....
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Rosewood massacre activist dies at 72
SPRING HILL, Fla. (AP) -- Arnett Doctor, a key figure responsible for securing reparations for victims of the Rosewood massacre, has died in the Tampa Bay area following a long illness. He was 72....
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Federal appeals court rules for Mexican on torture claim
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Friday overturned decisions that put the burden of proof on foreigners who claim they were tortured in their home countries to show they cannot safely return to another part of the country they fled....
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France says will propose UN Security Council draft on Israel
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- France's foreign minister said Friday his country will propose a U.N. Security Council resolution in the coming weeks that could present a framework for negotiations toward resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
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