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LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.The fire was reported early Friday evening in Lacey Township while the ow ...more

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GARLAND, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say six people have died in a house fire in eastern North Carolina.Sampson County deputies said in a news release that the fire was reported around 1 a.m. Saturday. Authorities found five bodies in the rubble of ...more

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A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight sports cars won't be a permanent attraction at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.The museum's board voted Saturday to fill in the entire hole that opened up in February and became a sensation. Curio ...more

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LANCASTER, N.Y. (AP) — A 3-year-old girl has drowned in a backyard swimming pool in New York, and her 4-year-old brother has been rushed to the hospital in critical condition.The Buffalo News reports (http://bit.ly/1tMOuHl ) that the two childre ...more

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MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. (AP) — A New York teen taking a test drive of a family friend's Lamborghini has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail.Police say 18-year-old Samuel Shepard was taking the car for a spin on a county ro ...more

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Here is a look at how gambling revenue and employment have changed since casinos launched in Atlantic City in 1978:___May 26, 1978: Resorts Atlantic City opens.Casino revenue: $134 millionCasino employment: 3,300___ ...more

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When a casino shuts down, making an announcement over the loudspeaker and herding gamblers off the casino floor is only the beginning. Here's a look at what takes place behind the scenes:— Secure the money and the chip ...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 the Standard & Poor's 500 index closed above 2,000 for the first time on Tuesday. With each record, the temptation grows to take ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he's optimistic about the growing economy. ...more

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A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.Doctors say the Novartis drug — ...more