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1930s alums leave $1M gift to NY high school
PHOENIX, N.Y. (AP) -- A central New York high school has received a million-dollar donation from a couple who were sweethearts there in the 1930s....
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School worker tried to stop Washington shooting
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) -- A high school cafeteria worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four others, authorities said Saturday....
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2 painters killed in Ohio water tower accident
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) -- Police in southwest Ohio say two men have been killed in an accident while painting a water tower....
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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him....
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Boy, 9, among 4 youths charged in robbery beating
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Law enforcement officials say four Rhode Island boys ranging from 9 to 14 years old robbed and beat a man in Providence....
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Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said....
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Quotations in the News
"He was not a violent person. His family is known all around town. He was very well known. That's what makes it so bizarre." - Shaylee Bass, a classmate of Jaylen Fryberg, who walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria and opened fire, shooting one person dead and injuring four others before turning the gun on himself....
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Timeline for New York doctor who has Ebola
NEW YORK (AP) -- A look at the recent activities of Dr. Craig Spencer, a New York City physician who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and this week became the fourth person to test positive for the virus in the United States:...
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Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors....
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Ex-mob boss gets 4 months for meeting friend
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI would pursue his client "to the grave."...
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Nevada puts stop to ridesharing Uber for now
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It didn't take long for Uber to come to a screeching halt in Nevada. District Court Judge James Russell in Carson City has blocked Uber from offering any rides in the state through at least Nov. 7. A hearing is set for Nov. 6....
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NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror
NEW YORK (AP) -- A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists, the police commissioner said Friday....
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Feds: Nothing new on Tsarnaev, 3 slayings
BOSTON (AP) -- Prosecutors said in a court filing Friday they don't have any new evidence that the brother of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was involved in a 2011 triple slaying and have no witness who will testify to what Tsarnaev knew about his brother and the killings....
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Remains believed to be of missing Oklahoma teen
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- Remains found by a hunter this month in the rugged outback of southeast Oregon appear to be those of an Oklahoma teenager who went missing last year after telling his parents he wanted to test himself against the wilderness, like in the movie "Into the Wild."...
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Oklahoma court resets execution dates for 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma court has rescheduled the execution dates of three death row inmates for 2015 after the state said it needed more time to secure the necessary drugs and train the execution team on new protocols....
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