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Detroit water department placed in mayor's hands
DETROIT (AP) -- State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr issued an order Tuesday that gives Mayor Mike Duggan control over Detroit's water department....
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Half of Yosemite fire evacuees allowed to return
SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -- Evacuation orders have been lifted for about half of the estimated 100 homes cleared out by a wildfire in Yosemite National Park....
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Q&A: How Hawaii health care compares to federal
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii lawmakers and other key officials say the state's health care law faces an unlikely threat from the Affordable Care Act that could lead to a lower standard of care for state residents. Here's how Hawaii's longstanding law compares with federal reforms:...
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Hawaii health care faces federal threat
HONOLULU (AP) -- Janice Nakamura knows the financial burden of going without health care, and she's thankful for the Hawaii law that strictly mandates expansive, employer-provided coverage for her and her family....
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AP PHOTOS: Building boom in N. Dakota's oil patch
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- President Theodore Roosevelt once came to North Dakota's Badlands to find solitude and solace amid the area's "desolate, grim beauty." But Roosevelt's Dakota is barely visible today....
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Trial reveals governor's wife had 'crush' on CEO
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- An attorney for the wife of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says during the couple's corruption trial that their marriage was broken and the former first lady developed a crush on a businessman who gave the McDonnells gifts and cash....
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Argentina officials arrive for debt deadline talks
NEW YORK (AP) -- Argentina's finance secretary has come to New York to join talks aimed at avoiding that country's second default in 13 years....
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Woman forgives husband who left son in hot car
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day said Tuesday he is an amazing father and that she forgives him....
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Clean air rules assailed as too much, too little
DENVER (AP) -- Hundreds of people across the country are telling the Environmental Protection Agency its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough....
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Man cleared in killing seeks millions from state
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he did not commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated....
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Liberians in US worry about Ebola outbreak
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa may seem like a distant threat to many Americans, but it is causing some to cancel travel plans and stirring fear in Minnesota, which has the largest Liberian immigrant population in the United States....
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Parents sue Georgia school system in gym mat death
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) -- The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at school filed a wrongful death lawsuit against local school administrators Monday....
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Boat passengers tell of night stranded off Boston
BOSTON (AP) -- They weren't castaways, but like the tourists on Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expecting only a three-hour tour got much more after their boat was snagged by a mooring cable off Massachusetts and they were forced to spend a long night at sea....
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Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday....
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Crayola to open family attraction in Orlando
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country....
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