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MIAMI (AP) — A fungus carried by an invasive beetle from southeast Asia is felling trees across the Everglades, and experts have not found a way to stop a way to stop the blight from spreading.Then there's a bigger problem — the damage may be le ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour."We developed ...more

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FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent — and unusual — request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't seem to be working. ...more

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DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are attempting to determine why a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him.Th ...more

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The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in the Ukraine and the Middle East.Benchmark U.S. crude for September delivery was down 10 cents to $101.97 at ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — A North Dallas prosecutor is set to ask a judge to exonerate a Texas man who said he pleaded guilty to the 1990 rape of a 16-year-old girl because his attorney advised him to avoid trial.Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkin ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director; a day after he was fired they're performing with the Columbus Symphony in what's often considered the band's unofficial season kickoff.The university dism ...more

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WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.They're grocery store owners.A ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday.The p ...more

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The trial in former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit will enter its fourth day of deliberations Friday.Jurors broke for the day Thursday after about 7 ½ hours of discussions that brought their total to abo ...more