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 2018-07-21 20:12 

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Democrats need to chill. But science says they can't...

If happiness had a political tag, conservative would be its name. So goes the findings of a massive study published in the Social Psychological and Personality Science journal that found conservatives are happier than liberals — a circumstance that ...

 2018-07-21 20:08 

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Police: 1 pedestrian dead in morning crash...

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) - Police say a man died from injuries he received in an early morning crash involving a pick-up truck. WMUR-TV reports that 68-year-old Scott Quintey died in a nearby hospital Saturday from injuries he received in the morning crash on...

 2018-07-21 20:06 

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Citing Florida law, sheriff won't arrest parking lot shooter...

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - A Florida sheriff says that he will not arrest a man who killed a man during an argument over a parking space. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri made the announcement Friday about 47-year-old Mi...

 2018-07-21 20:01 

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The Latest: State officials review ruling on school funding...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - The Latest on a court ruling on New Mexico school funding (all times local): 2 p.m. It's unclear whether New Mexico officials will appeal a judge's ruling that the state is violating the rights of at-risk students by failing ...

 2018-07-21 20:00 

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Report: Utility offered SC lawmakers deal to kill rate cut...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Executives offered South Carolina legislators a bigger consumer rebate for a failed multibillion-dollar nuclear project if lawmakers scrapped a law requiring reduced power bills. WIS reports that Virginia-based Dominion Energy wanted...

 2018-07-21 19:50 

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Officials: Man killed ex-girlfriend, later found dead in SUV...

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a man killed his ex-girlfriend in her Pennsylvania home and was found dead himself the following morning in his sport utility vehicle in a parking lot. Police say 48-year-old Ghada Saleb was found dead shortly before ...

 2018-07-21 19:47 

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New Mexico unemployment drops to 4.9 percent in June...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's unemployment rate is down. The state Department of Workforce Solutions reports that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in June 2018, down from 5.1 percent in May and from 6.1 percent in June...

 2018-07-21 19:44 

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Maine CDC: Norovirus at beach sickened 97...

BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) - Maine state scientists say the highly contagious norovirus sickened nearly 100 people who swam at Woods Pond Beach or had contact with someone who did. The Portland Press Herald reports that the Maine Center for Disease Control and ...

 2018-07-21 19:43 

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Latest: 2 more firefighters injured in blaze near Yosemite...

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Authorities say two more California firefighters have been injured while battling a stubborn and growing wildfire in steep terrain west of Yosemite National Park. ...

 2018-07-21 19:39 

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Authorities identify pilot killed in Wisconsin plane crash...

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (AP) - Authorities have identified the pilot killed after a small plane crashed into a farm near Sheboygan Falls. The Sheboygan County Sheriff's Office says 50-year-old Martin J. Tibbitts of Grosse Pointe, Michigan was killed in ...

 2018-07-21 19:36 

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New Mexico man who fed wildlife at his home bitten by bear...

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - Officials say a 70-year-old southern New Mexico man who regularly fed wildlife at his home suffered multiple injuries when he was bitten by a bear as he stepped outside. The state Game and Fish Department says conservation officers...

 2018-07-21 19:27 

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New Colorado VA hospital finally opens, late and over budget...

AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A $1.7 billion veterans hospital in suburban Denver has opened its doors to visitors after a ceremonial ribbon-cutting. Veterans strolled the halls and peered into operating rooms at the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center in Au...

 2018-07-21 19:19 

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Police: Man dived into 'extremely shallow' water, found dead...

RANDOLPH, Vt. (AP) - Police say a 28-year-old man who jumped into "extremely shallow" water has died. Vermont state police say they found Randolph resident Zachary Allard unresponsive at a local swimming hole on Friday night. Rescuers pronounced A...

 2018-07-21 19:19 

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Good Samaritan and Coast Guard respond to capsized boat...

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) - The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan have rescued four people from a capsized vessel in Niantic Bay in Connecticut. Officials say watch standers from the Long Island Sound command center of the Coast Guard received a call about a 2...

 2018-07-21 19:08 

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Woman severely burned in chemical attack near Los Angeles...

EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles County authorities say a woman suffered life-threatening injuries when someone splashed her with an unknown type of caustic chemical. Police in El Monte say officers responding around 1 a.m. Saturday found the victim on...

 2018-07-21 19:01 

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Students, Capital-Gazette reporter, rally for gun control...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Students from a Maryland school where a girl was killed in a shooting and a reporter from the Capital-Gazette newspaper where five people were shot to death last month are urging lawmakers to approve stronger gun-control measures. Do...

 2018-07-21 18:56 

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Arkansas Governor accepts party's nomination for re-election...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has formally accepted the state Republican Party's nomination for governor, seeking re-election to a second term. Hutchinson accepted the nomination at the state Republican Party's convention S...

 2018-07-21 18:54 

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Las Vegas police: Man fatally stabbed while driving car...

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police say a man was fatally stabbed with a knife as he drove a car. Police say the man died at a hospital after being stabbed and crashing a 2004 Mercedes Friday evening northwest of the Las Vegas Strip. Police say the man and ...

 2018-07-21 18:53 

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Train in Greece hits, kills 2 migrants near Turkish border...

ALEXANDROUPOLIS, Greece (AP) - Greek police say two migrants have been killed in northeastern Greece, hit by the same local train in two separate incidents. Police in the city of Alexandroupolis say the train on the Alexandroupolis-Ormenio line runs paral...

 2018-07-21 18:53 

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Gal Gadot shows 'Wonder Woman 1984' first look at Comic-Con...

SAN DIEGO (AP) - "Wonder Woman 1984" is only three and a half weeks into production, but that didn't stop star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins from bringing some footage to Comic-Con. Audiences in the comic book convention's Hall H on...

 2018-07-21 18:47 

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Vegas-area bicyclists try out new stretch of Interstate 11...

BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) - Las Vegas-area bicyclists have had their one and only chance to test out a new section of interstate highway. KSNV-TV reports that hundreds of cyclist on Saturday rode a new stretch of Interstate 11 in Boulder City in an event sp...

 2018-07-21 18:44 

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Former Hartford mayor tapped for workers compensation job...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has tapped former Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra, a fellow Democrat, to fill a vacancy on Connecticut's Workers' Compensation Commission. Segarra served as mayor of the capital city from 2010 until 201...

 2018-07-21 18:43 

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Feds: Basketball coach bribed by indicted Florida man...

MIAMI (AP) - Federal authorities say a Florida businessman already charged with orchestrating a massive Medicare fraud scheme bribed a former university basketball coach to help get his son admitted to an Ivy League university. Prosecutors allege the paym...

 2018-07-21 18:34 

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Pence touts conservative credentials of Blackburn, Black...

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence has used his visit to Tennessee to praise the conservative credentials of two Republican congresswomen who are running for statewide office. In a Saturday speech at Lee University, Pence referred to Rep. M...

 2018-07-21 18:28 

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Women dies, tried to save grandson from drowning...

LONDONDERRY, Vt. (AP) - Police say a woman died while trying to save her 5-year-old grandson from drowning. Vermont State Police say 55-year-old Julie Lawrence tried to help Jackson Lawrence as he struggled in the water Friday afternoon at a lake access a...

 2018-07-21 18:27 

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Suspect in 9 bank robberies kills self after one last holdup...

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a California man suspected in multiple bank robberies throughout the state killed himself just hours after holding up one last bank. Santa Barbara County sheriff's officials say a man flashed a gun and demanded ca...

 2018-07-21 18:26 

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Legislation signed requiring protection for state workers...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation to better protect state workers in vulnerable positions. The measure requires law enforcement agencies "to make all reasonable efforts to assist" Department of Children and...

 2018-07-21 18:25 

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2 dead in three-wheeled motorcycle crash in Oregon...

ENTERPRISE, Ore. (AP) - Oregon State Police say two people have died in a three-wheeled motorcycle crash in northeastern Oregon. Police say 79-year-old driver Galen Rottinghaus of Oak Harbor, Washington, lost control of the motorcycle on Friday as a group...

 2018-07-21 18:22 

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D.C. United revises ticket agreement to include all three supporters' groups...

D.C. United announced Friday night that the club has reached an agreement to sell tickets to all three supporters' groups for the supporters' stand at Audi Field less than a week after two groups boycotted the grand opening of the new soccer-speci...

 2018-07-21 18:22 

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Man not facing more prison time for flight disturbance...

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) - The lawyer for a man who caused a flight disturbance says his client will likely be returning to South Korea since he is not facing additional prison time. Pacific Daily News reported Friday that South Korean Dentist Kwon Woo Sung was...

 2018-07-21 18:21 

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Man drowns trying to save 12-year-old from Outer Banks surf...

SOUTHERN SHORES, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina man is the eighth victim of the rough Outer Banks surf during this year's beach vacation season. News outlets report 32-year-old Kenny Ray Gooch of Powells Point died Thursday evening after trying to save ...

 2018-07-21 18:09 

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Capitol Watch: Cuomo to Puerto Rico; casinos eye sports bets...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In New York state government news, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is making his fifth visit to Puerto Rico following last year's devastating hurricanes. The Democrat will travel there Monday, joined by a group of state university students, labo...

 2018-07-21 18:07 

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CCRI plans events to talk about the school and free tuition...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Recruiters from the Community College of Rhode Island are traveling the state to answer questions about the school and its free tuition program. The Rhode Island Promise program offers two years of free tuition at CCRI. It began in...

 2018-07-21 18:05 

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High court nominee gets started answering questions...

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's choice for the Supreme Court has given members of Congress lots of material to help them judge the judge. Judge Brett Kavanaugh has responded to a Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire that probes his care...

 2018-07-21 18:03 

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White Mountains artist in residence invites walkers...

CAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - An artist in residence at the White Mountain National Forest is inviting people to join her for a walk. The short hike is at the Russell Colbath Historic Site outside of Conway, New Hampshire, on Wednesday morning. It's being led ...

 2018-07-21 18:01 

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Maine farms get USDA money to help launch new product lines...

SOUTH CHINA, Maine (AP) - A pair of Maine farms is getting a boost from the federal government to launch new product lines. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Value-Added Producer Grants are going to Fredrikson Farm in South China and Go...

 2018-07-21 18:01 

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Cuomo, lawmakers urge Senate to block Kavanaugh over guns...

NEW YORK (AP) - Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in calling on the U.S. Senate to reject Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh because of his expansive interpretation of gun rights and the Second Amendment. ...

 2018-07-21 18:00 

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Dust storm sweeps into Las Vegas...

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A dust storm swept into the Las Vegas area Saturday, severely reducing visibility as forecasters warned that thunderstorms would damage trees and roofs. The National Weather Service reported that winds of up to 40 mph (64.37 kph) with gus...

 2018-07-21 17:50 

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2nd suspect charged in shooting of North Carolina deputy...

LENOIR, N.C. (AP) - A second suspect is facing charges after a North Carolina deputy was shot during a traffic stop and the gunman later killed in a shootout with law officers. News outlets report the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office charged 47-year-o...

 2018-07-21 17:50 

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For the weekend of July 21-22...

BOSTON, Maine (AP) - For the weekend of July 21-22 Saturday: Midterms-Democratic Socialism (byline from Washington) Vail-Mount Sunapee (expanded from NH) Newsnows: Summer Trout Fishing Farm-Social Media Sunday: Newsnows: Art in Nature Workforce Developmen...

 2018-07-21 17:47 

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Crews making good progress on central Washington wildfire...

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Crews aided by calmer winds are making good progress on a 109-square-mile (282-square-kilometer) wildfire in central Washington. Fire spokesman Rick Acosta says lighter winds are allowing crews on Saturday to get a line around the fi...

 2018-07-21 17:46 

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Man who recently moved in with woman charged in her death...

PITTMAN, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a man who recently moved in with a New Jersey woman has been charged in her beating death. Gloucester County prosecutors say 33-year-old Daniel Brennan of Greenwich is charged with first- and third-degree murder, crimi...

 2018-07-21 17:40 

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Alabama shellfish area closed...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has closed shellfish growing waters in an area of Mobile Bay. The order by State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris closed Area II to harvesting as of 3 p.m. on Friday. The area includes Porters...

 2018-07-21 17:38 

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2 people seriously injured in rollover crash...

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) - Two people have been seriously injured in a Massachusetts rollover single-car crash. Police say a car was driving in West Bridgewater on Saturday morning when it lost control and exited a roadway, re-entered it and rolled ov...

 2018-07-21 17:31 

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Only 28 percent of young adults 'absolutely certain' of voting in 2018 elections...

Only 28 percent of young adults ages 18-29 say they are "absolutely certain" of voting in the 2018 midterm elections, according to a new survey. The Public Religion Research Institute (PPRI) and The Atlantic found that 74 percent of seniors said t...

 2018-07-21 17:31 

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Egypt rebuts reports on liquid inside black sarcophagus...

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's Antiquities Ministry has responded to recent media reports about the nature of the liquid and the identity of the skeletal remains found in a recently opened large black granite sarcophagus. Saturday's statement by the ministr...

 2018-07-21 17:27 

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Florida man killed by deputies after he kills dog...

LADY LAKE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities in Florida say deputies shot and killed a man who punched and then shot dogs following a domestic dispute with his wife. Capt. Tony Prevatt with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office said a woman told deputies her husba...

 2018-07-21 17:24 

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3 men stable after stabbing outside Philadelphia nightclub...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say three men are hospitalized following an early morning stabbing outside a nightclub in Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood. Police say a 33-year-old man was stabbed in the left shoulder shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday. A 3...

 2018-07-21 17:22 

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Officer faces police charges in black man's chokehold death...

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department has begun disciplinary proceedings against a white officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man who gasped, "I can't breathe." A police spokesman says departmental charges were p...

 2018-07-21 17:18 

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Police say man led them on 8-mile chase...

SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Police say a man crashed a vehicle in Connecticut and fled the scene, leading them on a chase. The New Britain man crashed into another vehicle Friday night in Suffield on Interstate 91, and allegedly led state troopers on an eight-...

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