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Clinton calls Flint water crisis 'immoral' in break from NH
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Taking a detour from New Hampshire's campaign trail, Hillary Clinton said Sunday that a water crisis in a Michigan city was "immoral" and demanded that Congress approve $200 million in emergency aid to address the community's battle with lead-contaminated water....
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1 dead, 7 hurt in shooting outside Rochester, New York, bar
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a dispute in a Rochester, New York, bar spilled outside and erupted into gunfire that left one man dead and seven other people injured....
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Driven by power outages and savings, towns look to microgrid
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- An upstate New York town that repeatedly found itself without power for days during a string of storms is planning a dramatic step by pulling its municipal buildings entirely off the electric grid....
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Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant
BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) -- An apparent overflow at a nuclear power plant north of New York City spilled highly radioactive water into an underground monitoring well, but nuclear regulators said the public isn't at risk....
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NYC man killed by falling crane eulogized as generous, kind
NEW YORK (AP) -- A pedestrian killed by a collapsing crane was eulogized Sunday as a man of kindness and generosity as the final remnants of the crumpled steel were removed from the Manhattan street where they fell....
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Study explores how black men find success in college
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- James Wanda, a senior at Pennsylvania's Lafayette College and one of two black computer science majors in his class, says at times he has felt pressure to succeed not just for himself, but for his entire race....
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License plate readers a double-edged sword for NY village
FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- When this Long Island village switched on its "ring of steel" last fall, it knew it was getting a potent policing tool. The system of 27 cameras would scan the license plate of every single vehicle that rolled into town. If a wanted criminal drove through, the system would sound an alert. If someone burglarized a house, the data could be mined to see who was on the road at the time....
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New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east
BOSTON (AP) -- Forecasters say parts of New England could get the brunt of a snowstorm that's heading for the east coast....
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U of Cincinnati hires police consultant after fatal shooting
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The University of Cincinnati has hired an outside consultant for nearly $400,000 to review its police department for reforms in the aftermath of an officer's fatal shooting of a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate....
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The Latest: NYC mayor issues construction crane safety plan
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on the collapse of a construction crane, which killed a pedestrian (all times local):...
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