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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. WHAT U.S. LAWMAKERS ARE READY TO OKThe House is set to approve Obama's plan to order training and arms for moderate Syrian rebels in ...more

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CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — It's like Florida's version of The Blob. Slow moving glops of toxic algae in the northeast Gulf of Mexico are killing sea turtles, sharks and fish, and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region's economy.Kno ...more

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Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide___VIKINGS REVERSE COURSE, BAN PETERSON FROM TEAM ACTIVITIESMinnesota changes mind on Adrian Peterson, banning him from team activities over child abuse claims. htt ...more

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WEED, Calif. (AP) — Besides destroying or damaging scores of homes and other structures, a fast-moving wildfire struck a blow at the economic vitals of this struggling Northern California timber town, knocking its last wood products mill offline for an ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — A cold case homicide has been solved after a man, apparently racked with guilt, drove across the country to confess killing an Arizona woman with a flashlight more than 15 years ago.Matthew Gibson has been sentenced to 10 years in ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Storm Odile barreled toward Arizona on Wednesday and threatened to swamp some areas with 5 inches of rain in the second blast of hurricane-related weather to hit the desert region in the last two weeks.The ...more

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings say Adrian Peterson must stay away from all team activities. ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Marijuana activists in Colorado are tackling old stoner stereotypes in a new ad blitz aimed at promoting moderation and the safe consumption of pot.To get their message across, they are skewering some of the old Drug War-era ads th ...more

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — People from New Mexico to Montana saw the bright object break apart as it moved slowly northward across the night sky. Witnesses described it as three "rocks" with glowing red and orange streaks.But the fireball that blazed ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Livestock Board has launched an investigation into a southern New Mexico dairy after an activist working with an animal welfare group recorded secret video showing workers whipping cows with chains and wire cable ...more