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S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average are heading for record highs

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:54am
Encouraging economic news is sending the stock market further into record territory.
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Boy finds 10,000-year-old arrowhead on New Jersey beach

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:51am
A boy playing on a New Jersey beach has unearthed a 10,000-year-old arrowhead possibly used by ancient Native Americans to spear fish or hunt mastodon.
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Former Virginia Gov. McDonnell questioned about friendship, dealings with CEO Jonnie Williams

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:46am
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.
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Veteran Ohio prosecutor appointed to case of man who was shot inside Wal-Mart by police

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:30am
Ohio's attorney general says a veteran prosecutor will present the case of a man fatally shot by police at a Wal-Mart to a grand jury on Sept. 22.
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Man accused of running investment fraud scheme sentenced in Georgia to 5 years in prison

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:07am
A judge has sentenced a man accused of running an investment fraud scheme that lost millions in investor dollars to serve five years in federal prison.
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Some in Crested Butte not up for "Whatever" _ Bud Lite plan to take over town for ad campaign

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:04am
Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte, Colorado, are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Lite plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an ad campaign.
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Colorado's anti-pot 'lab rat' campaign hit snag when school district declines

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:43am
A provocative anti-marijuana campaign aimed at Colorado youths has angered marijuana activists for its tag line, "Don't Be a Lab Rat." Now a Colorado school system is declining to display a human-size cage used in the campaign.
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Victims in fiery Ohio plane crash ID’d as 4 college students

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:42am
The four people killed in a plane crash near an Ohio regional airport were students at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
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Prosecutors argue against moving Tsarnaev trial out of Boston

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:36am
Federal prosecutors are disputing arguments from lawyers for Dzohkhar Tsarnaev that the Boston Marathon bombing suspect cannot receive a fair trial in Boston.
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Police: 1 of 2 sisters fatally shot identified deputy as shooter in 911 call before she died

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:33am
Police say a wounded Wisconsin woman called 911 before she died and identified the man who shot her as her brother-in-law, a former sheriff's deputy.
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Great white shark sighting forces temporary closure of Massachusetts beach

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 3:00am
A beach in Duxbury, Mass. was closed for a couple of hours Monday afternoon after a Massachusetts State Police helicopter spotted a great white shark swimming near shore.
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The bus stops here (maybe): Boston school officials tell parents to make backup plans

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:45pm
School officials in Boston say they can't guarantee transportation for all students a day after school buses didn't complete more than a dozen routes for morning pick-up.
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Former FBI director Freeh injured in car crash in Vermont

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:40pm
State police say Freeh was airlifted to a New Hampshire hospital with serious injuries following the crash Monday afternoon in Barnard.
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US prosecutors seek life in prison for bin Laden relative and al-Qaida post-9/11 spokesman

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:29pm
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law should be sentenced to life in prison for his role as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks, when he made "bone-chilling threats" against America, prosecutors said in court papers filed Monday.
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Before Foley killing, lawyers sought to distance embassy bombing defendant from terror attacks

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:36pm
An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as British investigators reportedly look at his son in the killing of an American journalist.
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California senator declines luncheon invite over Tahmooressi jailing

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:04pm
A California senator has declined a luncheon to honor Mexican President Pena Nieto in light of the jailing of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi.
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Cocaine-covered dollar bills spark investigation at bank in Monte Vista

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:53pm
A Monte Vista bank teller who reported tingly, numb fingers after accepting some wet dollar bills has prompted a federal investigation.
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Prosecutors dispute defense claim that Marathon bombing suspect can't get fair trial in Boston

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:50pm
Federal prosecutors are disputing arguments from lawyers for marathon bombing suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) that he cannot receive a fair trial in Boston.
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Occupants of Amish horse-drawn buggy robbed of wallets after van forced vehicle to stop

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:42pm
Police in say someone forced an Amish horse and buggy off a central Pennsylvania road to pull an armed robbery.
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California quake leads to renewed calls for earthquake early-warning system after Napa temblor

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 6:37pm
In the coming years, Californians could have valuable seconds of warning before earthquakes such as this week's wine country temblor strike.
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