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MIAMI (AP) — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.They noted the pink scars and disfigured ...more

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ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Broke and down on his luck, Billy Joe Hurley turned to the only way he knew how to make a living: poaching ginseng.But after his latest in a long string of arrests, federal prosecutors had enough.They told a U.S. ma ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Is it time to cash out of stocks?The market has nearly tripled in a little over five years, and with each record close, the temptation grows to take your winnings and flee. If only you had done that in the crashes that began in 2 ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen.Prosecutors and defense lawyers will sum up the case for the jury Friday. The five-week trial feature ...more

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Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide___DJOKOVIC CRUISES, IVANOVIC OUT AT US OPENMixed fortunes for Serb stars at U.S. Open as Novak Djokovic cruises to easy victory while Ana Ivanovic is knocked out. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A contractor has halted construction on a prefabricated residential high-rise near Brooklyn's Barclays Center and the Atlantic Terminal train yards.The New York Times reports (http://nyti.ms/1C8djBA ) Skanska stopped work at the ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an angry passenger punched and kicked an airline employee while looking for his bag at New York's LaGuardia Airport.Port Authority police say Antonio Sappleton attacked the United Airlines employee around 8 p.m. Wednes ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Denny's is popping the cork on its first Manhattan location.The Daily News reports (http://nydn.us/1qMHWnj) the diner chain's Financial District debut is serving up a special combo putting a pricy bottle of Dom Perignon alongside ...more

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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.Every month, Mitchell would trek to a local laundromat and take advantage ...more

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.With the virus ...more