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Police return lost World War I dog tag to veteran's family
RANDOLPH, Mass. (AP) -- A Massachusetts police department has used social media to track down the family of a World War I soldier whose nearly 100-year-old dog tag was found along the side of a road....
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Sisters found dead in villa on African island
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A Minnesota man says his family has been given little information on how his two sisters died while vacationing on a tropical African island....
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Officials: Firefighter halts teen who killed father, shot 3
TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot two students and a teacher outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities said....
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Cedar Rapids evacuation zone shrinks, people moving back in
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Authorities are allowing some residents to return to their homes and other properties in Cedar Rapids' flood evacuation zone....
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Florida officer faces suspension for slapping homeless man
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida police officer faces a 20-day unpaid suspension after an internal investigation concluded he used excessive force by slapping an intoxicated homeless man being evicted from a bus terminal....
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Fire rages at massive warehouse near Atlanta; no one hurt
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) -- Firefighters near Atlanta were battling a fierce fire at a warehouse in metro Atlanta....
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Young girl runs over 2-year-old sister while starting car
SALEM, N.H. (AP) -- A 2-year-old New Hampshire girl is recovering at a Boston hospital after her 7-year-old sister accidentally ran over her while starting the family car....
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Quotations in the News
"I saw a man who was distraught, and a man acting like he was in great pain. And I saw him get gunned down and killed. If he was my son, I would be devastated." - Bill Wells, mayor of El Cajon, California, when asked his reaction to the fatal police shooting of Alfred Olango, an unarmed black refugee from Uganda....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Relatives of man shot by DC officer to speak about his death
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Relatives of a black motorcyclist who was fatally shot by a District of Columbia police officer are planning to meet with reporters following the release of new information about his death....
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Caregiver convicted in 'baby fight club' to be sentenced
MANASSAS, Va. (AP) -- A former Virginia child care worker convicted on child cruelty charges in what prosecutors described as a "baby fight club" is scheduled for sentencing....
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Officer involved in deadly confrontation was sex-suit target
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- One of the officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb was demoted last year amid allegations that he sexually harassed a lesbian colleague....
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Man shot by police was distraught over best friend's death
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- The unarmed black man shot by police in a San Diego suburb had a history of run-ins with authorities and was distraught over the recent death of his best friend....
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Long wait, short encounter before deadly police shooting
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- It took more than an hour for police to arrive at the shopping center in a San Diego suburb where a distressed black man had been wandering into traffic. It took about a minute for him to be shot and killed....
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Napa winemakers harvesting red grapes expect better flavor
RUTHERFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Driving north through the Napa Valley before sunrise, portable lights like spaceships illuminate workers in the vineyards. The smell of fermentation and grapes fill the air - the annual wine harvest is underway....
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