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North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur might have found permanent digs in Bismarck....
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Golden Gate Bridge officials float sidewalk toll
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Golden Gate Bridge officials are again floating the idea of charging bicyclists and pedestrians to use the famed span's sidewalks....
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Kansas independent Orman campaigns under the radar
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Greg Orman has had barely a month to introduce himself to Kansas voters since unusual events thrust him into a neck-and-neck competition with three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. Yet the independent candidate's schedule of public campaign appearances has usually ranged from slim to none....
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Snowden: Bombing shows limits of mass surveillance
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says the Boston Marathon bombings are an example of how threats can be missed even under blanket surveillance....
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Mother of Utah baby found in trash leaves jail
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Utah woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a trash can was released from jail on Monday, and told reporters as she left that she hadn't known she was pregnant....
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Wyoming becomes latest to legalize gay marriage
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of gay rights to a state where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard continues to influence national perceptions....
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Law signed to curb Abu-Jamal's 'obscene celebrity'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has signed into law a measure he says is intended to curb the "obscene celebrity" he says is cultivated by convicts like Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is serving a life sentence for the 1981 killing of a Philadelphia police officer....
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Police retrace steps of suspected serial killer
GARY, Ind. (AP) -- Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed to strangling one woman, told police where to find six more bodies and hinted at a serial killing spree over two decades....
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New Jersey charges 11 with mob loansharking scheme
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Eleven reputed members and associates of a major New York-based organized crime family are facing charges in New Jersey....
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2nd guilty plea in California tainted beef case
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A second defendant has pleaded guilty in a case alleging that a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall processed and distributed tainted beef....
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NYC police looking into arrest of subway performer
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy station was captured on video as straphangers jeered the officer. The New York Police Department says it's looking into the arrest....
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Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Manufacturers and distributors of impermeable gowns and full-body suits meant to protect medical workers from Ebola are scrambling to keep up with a surge of new orders from U.S. hospitals, with at least one doubling its staff and still facing a weekslong backlog. Many hospitals say they already have the proper equipment in place but are ordering more supplies to prepare for a possible new case of Ebola....
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Lawsuit: Detained transgender teen treated as boy
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Lawyers for a 16-year-old transgender girl detained in Connecticut say she's being forced to wear male clothing and officials are calling her by her male birth name....
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VA says it'll fix Confederate soldier's gravestone
ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal officials say they'll correct a Confederate soldier's gravestone that was inscribed with the wrong name decades after he died at a Civil War prison camp in New York....
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Pilot errors, fatigue led to deadly Ga. jet crash
ATLANTA (AP) -- Federal investigators say a pilot failed to follow procedures during landing, and that fatigue from lack of sleep contributed to a fiery jet crash that killed a Georgia vascular surgeon and four colleagues from a vein care practice....
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