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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, trespassing or disturbing the peace.They charged he ...more

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth avoided prison time Wednesday for felony election law violations, with a judge handing down a suspended sentence provided she successfully completes three years of probation ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A U.S. judge has granted early release to a 91-year-old Indiana man imprisoned for taking at least 2,600 pounds of cocaine to Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.Leo Sharp of Michigan City, Indiana, was sentenced to three years in ...more

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Witness: Rock-throwing man killed by police in Washington state urged officers to shoot him . ...more

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Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:___July 1Los Angeles Times on Texas' abortion law:The Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to allow nearly a dozen Texas abortion clinics to stay open ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Erosion is eating away at Alaska's northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure, according to a new report published Wednesday.The U.S. Geological Survey study looked ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez denounced GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump's recent remarks about Mexican immigrants and called his comments "horrible."After a news conference Wednesday on new state laws aimed at pr ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts — including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation — to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day after the district paid a $634 mil ...more

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A proposed Michigan legislative resolution recognizing a holiday that celebrates the end of slavery is on hold because Republican leaders are uncomfortable with the language, spurring criticism from the measure's black sponsor tha ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transportation officials plan to replace an Ohio bridge that was badly damaged when an overturned tanker truck carrying ethanol caught fire and forced closures on two major highways.The tanker overturned Wednesday along Int ...more