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Future unsure for troubled New Mexico green chile production
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Green chiles have defined New Mexico for generations, gaining fans and fame around the globe....
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Trade ministers from 12 Pacific nations gather on Maui
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -- Trade ministers from 12 nations around the Pacific Rim are meeting on the Hawaiian island on Maui to negotiate a trade pact....
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A look at cases where kids are accused of killing kids
Police in California are questioning a 15-year-old boy in the death of an 8-year-old neighbor girl who disappeared while riding her new scooter....
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Colorado theater shooter's dad unaware he saw psychiatrist
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- James Holmes came home for winter break from graduate school looking haggard and making odd facial expressions that looked similar to the wide-eyed smirk he flashed in one of his first jail booking photos after he opened fire on a crowded Colorado movie theater seven months later, his father said....
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Appeals court: Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas abortion opponent must stand trial over a letter she sent to a Wichita doctor saying someone might place an explosive under the doctor's car, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday....
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Authorities seek cause of tree fall that injured 8 children
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- It was another sunny and hot day in the fourth year of a severe, unrelenting drought when dozens of children who had just spent the day splashing and playing at a "Water Wonders Camp" heard a loud crack and saw a giant pine tree hurtling toward them....
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Killing of girl by teen neighbor stuns artist community
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- A close-knit community of artists in Northern California grieved the death of an 8-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash bin at their housing complex and expressed shock that one of their own - a teenage boy - has been arrested in her death....
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New video shows more of Sandra Bland's time in Texas jail
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) -- Texas authorities released additional footage from Sandra Bland's three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving....
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Northern California wildfire contained after jumping line
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Fire crews stopped the progress of a fire that jumped a containment line east of California's Napa Valley, prompting the mandatory evacuation of more than 200 people from their homes....
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Man accused in lion death says he thought hunt was legal
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal....
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New York prison worker got 'caught up' in escape plot
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a prison escape planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one man and took naked photos of herself for the other....
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Dispatcher tells 911 caller, 'deal with it yourself'
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A New Mexico dispatcher has resigned after telling a panicked 911 caller who was trying to save the life of a shooting victim to "deal with it yourself."...
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Immigrants, poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River....
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Fed is likely to delay 1st rate hike in 9 years a bit longer
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Reserve is moving toward raising interest rates from record lows - just not likely yet....
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Russian veto expected as Security Council votes on MH17
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Russia on Wednesday is expected to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago....
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After surviving the 'coldest month on record' in the 716, are these near 90 degree days any easier to take?
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