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Q&A: Few laws govern children at shooting range
A 39-year-old firing-range instructor was killed Monday while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi submachine gun. Charles Vacca's death at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Arizona, has raised questions about allowing young children access to such weapons at firing ranges....
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Woman IDs dead, learns about Native beliefs
WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) -- A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them....
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Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism....
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Deal reached to sell supermarket chain to ex-CEO
TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) -- A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO is buying the company from rival relatives....
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Explosion at BP refinery, no injuries reported
WHITING, Ind. (AP) -- An explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, has rattled nearby homes. No injuries have been reported and no evacuation has been ordered....
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TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) -- Market Basket: Ex-CEO Arthur T. Demoulas to regain control of supermarket chain ....
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Cowabunga! Storm sends big waves to California
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore....
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10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
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Boston suspect's sister charged in NY bomb threat
NEW YORK (AP) -- Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister was arrested Wednesday on suspicion she threatened to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend....
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Bourbon St. shooting suspect pleads not guilty
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A Bourbon Street shooting suspect pleaded not guilty Wednesday on two charges related to the June 29 gunfight in the French Quarter that fatally wounded one person and injured nine others....
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Pediatric nurse charged with molesting 2-month-old
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A pediatric nurse in Southern California has been charged with molesting his 2-month-old foster child, and investigators are asking for the public's help to find other possible victims....
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Judge denies restraining order in immigration case
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A federal judge in Texas denied Wednesday a conservative activist's request for an emergency stay to stop the government from transporting immigrants who entered the country illegally in South Texas to other states or releasing them on their own recognizance....
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Man arraigned in wife's death; kids still missing
DETROIT (AP) -- A Detroit man was arraigned Wednesday in the slaying of his estranged wife even as the whereabouts of her two young children remained unclear....
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Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash
DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) -- An experienced pilot was missing Wednesday after the flier's F-15 fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on the ground, military and law enforcement officials said....
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Police: Diplomat accused of beating; no charges
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ambassador of Equatorial Guinea is suspected of beating his daughter with a wooden chair leg but won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity, police said Wednesday....
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