Inmate walks away from a conservation camp in Winemmucca

Officials with the Nevada Department of Corrections say an inmate has walked away from the Humboldt Conservation Camp in Winemmucca
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State Supreme Court returns stalking case to lower court

The South Dakota Supreme Court says a judge did not adequately explain why a Rapid City woman's Facebook complaints against her neighbor constituted stalking
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Texas man charged with breaking neck of dog bothering him

A 25-year-old man is jailed on $10,000 bond on animal cruelty charges after authorities say he broke the neck of a dog that had been abandoned at a North Texas trailer park and threw the animal in a trash container
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Louisiana-Lafayette to name policy center after Blanco

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette plans to open a public policy center in honor of former Gov. Kathleen Blanco, a 1964 graduate of the university
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Security guard spat on; Detroit business owner charged

A Detroit business owner faces misdemeanor assault and battery after a security guard at the city's popular Eastern Market says he was spat upon
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Motorcycle driver arrested after 4-county chase on I-29

Authorities say a motorcycle driver who led troopers on a three-county chase on Interstate 29 was arrested when he ran out of gas in Drayton
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Red snapper season ending 6 weeks early in Alabama

Alabama's recreational fishing season for red snapper will close in territorial waters six weeks earlier than usual
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Officer killed during police chase in Washington state

Authorities say a police officer in the Seattle suburb of Kent who was trying to stop a fleeing driver was apparently struck and killed by another officer
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Coliseum Medical Centers expands ER to serve 12,000 per year

A medical center in middle Georgia is expanding its emergency room department to serve more than 12,000 patients a year
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More than 200 cars damaged in storage lot fire

A fire has damaged more than 200 cars at a storage lot in Newport, Delaware
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DMV offers online option for commercial license documents

Rhode Island is offering a new online service to save truck drivers trips to the Division of Motor Vehicles
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Officials say outgoing garbage contractor missing pickups

Officials in one southwest Mississippi county are worried about who's going to pick up residents' garbage for the next 10 weeks
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Man dies in motorcycle crash

Police say a man has died in a motorcycle crash
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With conviction set aside, man seeks dismissal of case

An attorney is asking a judge to dismiss a case against a man whose conviction in a fire that killed his young son was set aside
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'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action pic "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia"
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Ohio patrol, 5 other states' police focus on Move Over law

Ohio's State Highway Patrol and state police in five other states are focusing on enforcement of the Move Over law
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Vermont awards plastics company workforce development grants

Vermont has awarded two workforce development grants to a plastics manufacturer
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Increase in pedestrian deaths in Nebraska

The Nebraska highway safety administrator says it's tough to explain why so many more pedestrians have been killed this year than last year on the state's roads
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Historical society to archive public policy center's work

The New Hampshire Historical Society and the University of New Hampshire are helping preserve and continue the work of a public policy center that closed earlier this year
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3 people killed in car crash

Three people were killed in a one-car crash in Connecticut
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Overnight storm leaves 16,000-plus customers without power

Utility officials say more than 16,000 customers in New Jersey remained without power late Sunday morning after overnight rain and winds knocked down trees and power lines
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Judge, calm in court, takes hard line on splitting families

U. S. District Judge Dana Sabraw went well beyond the American Civil Liberties Union's initial request to stop families from being separated at the border by imposing a deadline of Thursday to reunify more than 2,500 children with their families
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Ogden police questioning man after death of 10-month-old son

Police in Ogden say they're interviewing a man in connection with the death of his infant son in Weber County
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Group wants Maine voters to ban female genital mutilation

A group led by Maine conservatives has launched an effort aimed at having voters explicitly ban female genital mutilation
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Malloy's $10 million toll study facing opposition, concerns

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to spend $10 million to study electronic tolls is facing political pushback, concerns
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Trump tariffs 'manageable' for Wichita so far

Wichita manufacturers say they're holding their own more than a month into new tariffs by President Donald Trump's administration on imported raw materials and finished goods
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Charges dropped against 2 women who buried dead whale

Two Native Hawaiian practitioners will no longer face charges for illegally taking the remains of a small, ailing whale the pair had watched over before it died and buried at sea off Kawaihae
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Council member convicted of bribery, theft in kickback case

A suburban Philadelphia borough council member has been convicted of bribery and theft in what prosecutors called a kickback scheme involving security and surveillance equipment
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Teen facing murder charge after fatal stabbing of in Tulsa

A teenager is facing a murder charge after another teen died following a street fight in Tulsa involving at least 10 people
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Dallas man convicted for Islamic State revenge slaying

A 33-year-old man is facing up to life in prison after a Dallas jury convicted him of a slaying prosecutors said was intended as revenge for Islamic State-linked shootings in Garland, Texas, and San Bernardino, California
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EPA OKs $26.6M cleanup for former DuPont site in NW Indiana

Federal officials have approved a $26.6 million cleanup of a former DuPont Co. industrial site in northwestern Indiana that will remove lead and other heavy metals
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Vail to face tough questions over Mount Sunapee purchase

Concerned residents will get the chance hear from Vail Resorts next week on their proposed takeover of the Mount Sunapee ski area
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Smithfield Foods closing last smokehouse for Smithfield ham

Smithfield Foods is closing the last smokehouse that creates the genuine Smithfield ham
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2 tornadoes confirmed in Kentucky; power mostly restored

The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes during severe storms in Kentucky that toppled trees and power lines
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Divers recover body of 13-year-old boy from mine pit lake

Authorities say divers recovered the body of a 13-year-old Minneapolis boy from a mine pit lake in the Crosby area
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Armed man fatally shot in a Pima County casino parking lot

Authorities say an armed man has been fatally shot in casino parking lot in Pima County.
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Man's murder trial for 1999 Oklahoma case continues

The legal process for a Kansas man facing charges in the 1999 disappearance of two Oklahoma girls is continuing slowly as the teenagers' families still wait for answers
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Residents of Georgia city want street name changed to Obama

Residents of Georgia city want to change the name of a residential street to Barack Obama Boulevard
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Malloy launches lead poisoning awareness campaign

Connecticut is re-launching a campaign to educate minority parents about the dangers of childhood lead poisoning
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Mississippi town rejects move to abolish police force

An east Mississippi town has decided to keep its own police force
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Art gallery owner buys storage locker, finds art treasures

A New York City art dealer who bought the contents of a storage locker filled with paintings for $15,000 says he got more than he bargained for.
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Man slain, 6 wounded during Chicago neighborhood shooting

One man has been killed and six other people wounded after shots were fired at the group in Chicago's East Garfield Park neighborhood
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Opera based on Pink Floyd album makes US debut

An opera based on Pink Floyd's "The Wall" album has made its stateside debut in Cincinnati
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Study says record number of Arkansas babies drug addicted

A new study by the Arkansas Department of Health says a record number of babies born in Arkansas are addicted to drugs
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Judge to decide on use of statements in woman's slaying

A judge will decide whether prosecutors can use statements from a man charged in the death of a western Pennsylvania woman hit by a bullet as she was looking out a window
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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren to speak at Dillard

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is set for a New Orleans appearance next month at Dillard University
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Exhibit highlights construction of transcontinental railroad

A new exhibit of photographs and other artifacts has been assembled to celebrate the completion of the transcontinental railroad in 1869
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Motorcycle driver arrested after 3-county chase on I-29

Authorities say a motorcycle driver who led troopers on a three-county chase on Interstate 29 was arrested when he ran out of gas in Drayton
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Weather Service confirms tornado hit central Indiana Friday

The National Weather Service says a survey team has confirmed that a tornado touched down Friday in central Indiana's Madison County
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Raw sewage spilled into southern Dallas County creek

Officials in DeSoto in southern Dallas County say a mechanical problem with equipment owned by the Trinity River Authority has caused the discharge of raw sewage into a creek
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Rural New England residents face burden of energy costs

A new report finds that rural New England households spend over ten percent of household income on energy bills
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Group wants Mainers to explicitly ban female genital cutting

A Maine Republican is behind a proposed ballot question to explicitly ban female genital mutilation
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Slow rollout of pot sales clouds marijuana tax forecast

The Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation says the slow rollout of recreational marijuana sales in Massachusetts casts doubt on projected state revenue from cannabis taxes
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Fire destroys about 40 vehicles at New Jersey lot

Authorities say fire destroyed about 40 vehicles at a lot in New Jersey, but no injuries were reported
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US town commemorates 100th anniversary of WWI enemy attack

A Massachusetts town has commemorated the 100th anniversary of the only enemy attack on American soil during World War I
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Police fatally shoot suspect in robbery where 2 stabbed

Authorities say police have shot a suspect after a robbery at an Ohio store where two people were stabbed, and the suspect and one of those stabbed have died
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2 killed in fire at suburban Denver apartment building

Authorities in suburban Denver say two people have died and at least nine others were injured after a large fire at an apartment building
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New efforts to fight poverty in Albany launched

Three new initiatives are aiming to reduce poverty in Albany
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Pedestrian killed on Interstate 41 near Germantown

Authorities say a pedestrian was killed when he ran out on Interstate 41 near Germantown and was struck by a car
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Startup allows members to access variety of fitness classes

There's an app for that: Startup diversiFIT allows members to access variety of fitness classes
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Firefighters getting handle on Central Texas wildfire

A voluntary evacuation has been lifted for people in about 30 homes in an area of a Central Texas county threatened by a wildfire
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New county fairgrounds sees increase in attendance

A county fair in southwest Ohio has seen a huge increase in attendance following a location move
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Art exhibit has people smushing faces against window to see

At Gallery Hop, see the exhibit people are smushing their face against the window for
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Tulsa police search for suspect following deadly shooting

Authorities in Tulsa say they have no suspects in a deadly overnight shooting
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Gala opens countdown to 50th anniversary of 1st moon landing

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking of a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon landing.
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Lady Antebellum shout out police lip sync of their song

Ohio police department's entry in lip sync challenge sweeping the nation has gotten rave reviews _ including from the country music group whose song is featured
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2 people drown in Colorado reservoir

Authorities say two people have drowned in a Colorado reservoir and a search for their bodies is underway
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South Dakota's 'Arc of Dreams' project delayed

A $1.8 million public art project in eastern South Dakota has been delayed three months
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South Dakota wind farm nears completion

A nine-turbine wind farm in a South Dakota town along the Missouri River is nearing completion after about four months of construction
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Wisconsin teens have Olympic sailing goal

Two 17-year-old sailors from southern Wisconsin are starting a European tour in their quest to make the U.S. sailing team for the 2020 Summer Olympics
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Mild winter means uptick in mosquitoes in Wisconsin

Biologists say this is a particularly bad summer for mosquitoes in Wisconsin because many of the insects survived the relatively mild winter
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North Dakota officials halt Bismarck roundabout project

North Dakota Transportation Department officials have hit the brakes on a roundabout project planned in north Bismarck because of safety issues
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Anniversary of German attack commemorated

A Cape Cod town is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the only enemy attack on American soil during World War I
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Dallet's arrival brings hope of friendlier Supreme Court

When Rebecca Dallet joins the Wisconsin Supreme Court next month, she is looking forward to building strong relationships with her fellow justices after a tumultuous campaign in which she blasted the court as being "broken and dysfunctional."
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US-China trade war a big worry for North Dakota farmers

Soybeans have risen in promise in North Dakota agriculture in recent years, and the escalating U.S.-China trade war is a big issue in the state
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Storm knocks out power to thousands of customers

Utility companies are working to restore service to thousands of customers left without power by last night's storm in southeastern Pennsylvania and elsewhere
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Razing of tainted NW Indiana housing complex nearly complete

Contractors are nearly finished leveling a public housing complex in northwestern Indiana two years after about 1,000 residents were told to leave because of lead and arsenic contamination
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Florida police officer in hospital after getting shot

A Florida police officer is in serious but stable condition after getting shot
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14 aboard vintage World War II plane escape Texas crash

Eight people have been hurt but all 15 aboard a vintage World War II plane have survived as the aircraft crashed as it was taking off from a small Central Texas airport
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New pension panel meeting for first time

A new panel addressing Connecticut's unfunded pension liability is meeting for the first time
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Police say man robbed store with hypodermic needle

Police say a man robbed a convenience store while displaying a hypodermic needle with red fluid inside
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2 killed in two-car crash

Police say a speeding car struck a pick-up truck in a crash that left two dead and two injured
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4 people hospitalized in bar brawl

Several people have been hospitalized from injuries sustained in a Rhode Island brawl
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Task force seeks cutting Illinois female prison population

A proposal by reform advocates would cut the number of women locked up in Illinois prisons by as much as half
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Beyond GOP governor runoff, 5 big races on Georgia ballots

Party runoffs for 3 statewide officers, 2 congressional seats on Georgia ballot
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Police investigate double shooting that left 1 person dead

A double shooting in a Boston neighborhood has left one person dead
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Former city councilman pushes for Erie Lightway project

The plan would refurbish downtown railroad underpasses with new paint, landscaping and a multicolored lighting system
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