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CHICAGO (AP) — Unseasonably cool temperatures will arrive next week in the Midwest and as far south as Arkansas and Oklahoma.It is not, however, the second coming of a polar vortex, a phrase the National Weather Service's Chicago office tweeted ...more

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A church funeral for a Roman Catholic priest in Ohio who died while serving a prison sentence for the 1980 death of a nun proceeded Friday as a few people protested at the church's diocese headquarters.About 200 mourners atte ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is coming back to Cleveland. Forget about all those fans who burned jerseys when he left — the city is ready to welcome its NBA superstar home.Within hours of his announcement Friday that he was leaving Miami to ret ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The former head of the California Public Employees' Retirement System, the nation's largest public pension fund, pleaded guilty Friday to bribery and fraud.Federico Buenrostro Jr., the former chief executive of CalPERS, ente ...more

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MANDAREE, N.D. (AP) — A saltwater spill from an underground pipeline has renewed calls from farmers and environmentalists to ensure such breaches are prevented or caught quickly.State Rep. Dick Anderson says he might push again for legislation t ...more

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to grant a new trial to a former BP engineer convicted of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.The notice of appeal was filed in the ...more

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A 10-week-old kitten plummeted from a tall Savannah, Georgia bridge into the water below but survived and swam to shore.Police suspect somebody threw the animal off the span and are looking for suspects.The kitten is ...more

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GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say a bus carrying mostly Chinese tourists flipped on its side on a busy highway in Grand Teton National Park, and eight people were hospitalized.Officials say 19 other people aboard were examin ...more

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Don Wright, an Alaska Native leader who was a force behind a landmark tribal lands compensation law, has died at age 84.Wright died July 5, according to a release by the family that was distributed by Doyon Ltd., the Fai ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market is ending slightly higher as investors assess corporate earnings.The Dow Jones industrial average rose 28 points, or 0.2 percent, to finish at 16,943 Friday.The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose tw ...more