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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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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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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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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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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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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Atlantic City boardwalk arcades say they'll play fair too

Seven-year-old Ava Copes stood up against a crane game booth Thursday afternoon studying the Squish toys at Central Pier and moving the claw left and right to press her luck
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Work begins on Michigan's American Farm Museum

Work has begun in southeast Michigan on the future American Farm Museum and Education Center
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Congress hearing testimony on bill protecting tribe's land

A Massachusetts tribe that could be the first in decades to lose its federally-designated reservation lands is making its case before Congress
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Malloy budget office revises deficit to nearly $505 million

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget office now projects a nearly $505 million deficit for last fiscal year
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Library services offered at local laundromat and flea market

Residents of a Providence neighborhood will soon be offered library services while they're at the local laundromat, flea market and bus station
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$13.5M insurance fraud alleged in Chicago

A Chicago vice president of an insurance underwriting group is accused of pocketing more than $13.5 million from a corporate client by fraudulently issuing and collecting premium payments
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All shell, no shock: Lobster prices strong, season picks up

New England's lobster industry faces big new challenges in selling the seafood to Europe and China, but the trouble hasn't caused prices to budge much for American consumers
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Nebraska legislators look to Iowa's stricter ban on texting

Nebraska legislators look to Iowa for a legislative model on how to crack down on distracted driving
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Fish and Wildlife Department hosts event on art in nature

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is hosting a free event in Addison focused on art in nature
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Galesburg railroad underpass opens, eases traffic congestion

State officials have opened an underpass in Galesburg to ease traffic and improve safety
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Man pleads guilty to trafficking fentanyl

A man has pleaded guilty in federal court in New Hampshire to fentanyl trafficking
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From llamas to herb walks, it's Open Farm Day in Maine

Farms are opening their doors to visitors eager to pet alpacas, check out solar-powered goat pastures and taste lavender cookies
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Ground broken on restaurant, e-commerce site in Chicago

Chicago officials have broken ground on an industrial project on the city's southwest side
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Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of nuclear agency

A bill being negotiated in Congress would essentially end the Trump administration's direct supervision of an agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile
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New book details mysterious 1965 death of Indiana teenager

A new book is taking a fresh look at the mysterious 1965 death of an Indiana teenager whose body was found near her neatly-folded clothing
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New road being built near Holiday World amusement park

A new road is being built that aims to relieve traffic congestion near southern Indiana's popular Holiday World amusement park
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Cooling Springs Farm celebrates 250-year anniversary

Cooling Springs Farm celebrates quarter-millennium anniversary
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Super Weenie 'a legitimate West Virginia experience'

Charleston's Super Weenie 'a legitimate West Virginia experience'
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Grammys take note of Middletown High School band director

Grammys take note of Middletown High School band director
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Monthly craft session gets group together for creative fun

Monthly craft session gets group together for creative fun
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Firm bringing financial technology hub, incubator to Detroit

A global firm is planning to bring its North American financial technology hub and incubator to Detroit
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Guardsmen heading to France for WWI centennial events

A contingent of New York Army National Guard members will be heading to Europe to participate in ceremonies commemorating the World War I centennial
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32 senior apartments slated for vacant Detroit school

Developers are looking to renovate a vacant Detroit school into 32 affordable apartments for senior citizens
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Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead

Police say they're trying to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and then run into a busy Los Angeles supermarket and hold dozens of people hostage for hours
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Questioning real-world learning at ultra-Orthodox schools

Critics say dozens of New York's ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools run by Hasidic Jews are failing to provide enough instruction in English, math or other secular subjects to prepare students for the modern world
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Aldrin skips Space Center gala amid feud with his children

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin skipped a gala to kick off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his foundation is a sponsor
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Florida children found living in filth and bug-infested home

Florida authorities have charged three people with child neglect after investigators said they found three young children living with them in "deplorable" conditions
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Edmonds church offers safe parking to people living in cars

Returning home from a seasonal job three days before Christmas, James Wlos discovered the RV he was living in had been towed from an Everett street
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Yoga may help female Deschutes County inmates stay calm

With a panic button a feet away and constant video surveillance, yoga instructor Nancy Lumpkin walked amid seven barefoot women, all of them Deschutes County jail inmates, and led them through a range of positions
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Florida university moves statue of Jefferson's grandson

Florida State University has put in storage a statue of Thomas Jefferson's grandson after the school's president agreed to the change
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Florida family's pig loves mints, sleeping indoors

When Travis Claytor comes home from work, there is Cece, a mint-slurping, Instagram-featured pet pig wagging his tail, to greet him
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Judge retires after handling notorious juvenile cases

For the past three years, Judge Cindy Lederman has walked by a half-dozen statues of playful bear cubs every day on her way up to her high-ceilinged, top-floor office looking out toward Miami's waterfront
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Disappearing messages, private phones test open records laws

Digital tools that can make text and email messages vanish and the increasing use of private phones for government business are alarming open government advocates
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1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

1 woman killed, dozens of hostages freed after 3-hour standoff at Los Angeles Trader Joe's; gunman surrenders after handcuffing himself
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Museum of South Texas History, ex-jail in Edinburg, updated

Visitors to the Museum of South Texas History in Edinburg may soon begin experiencing flashbacks as its oldest structure is restored to its original condition
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Detroit startup finds fake sneakers

A Detroit startup is working to spot fake sneakers
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Bikers bond on cycling tour across Oklahoma

Bikers and biking enthusiasts bond during Oklahoma Freewheel, a 6-day cycling tour across the state
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Oklahoma women's prison trains service dogs

Mabel Basset Correctional Center's Guardian Angels program allows inmates to train dogs for private owners and those in need of service animals
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Rockwell teen expands business to beekeeping

In addition to running a lawn care business, working at Linn Grove Country Club and raising livestock, 15-year-old Collin Witte is adding beekeeping to his schedule
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Arkansas man invents 'Fossil Find' board game

Trey Wyatt has invented and launched a new board game named 'Fossil Find' through his Jefferson County-based company, Wyco Games
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Detasselers forge ahead in July's hottest weeks

Funk's detasselers are small armies of mostly teens and young adults who spend long, hot July days patrolling fields of seed corn
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3-wheeled 'library' making the rounds in Dubuque

A brightly colored bicycle bearing shelves of books caught the eyes of passersby at the Dubuque Farmers Market earlier this month
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Nebraska tribe becomes solar power leader in Midwest

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is a leader in solar power among Midwestern American Indian tribes
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Remains found in Houston-area unmarked graves examined

As Fort Bend Independent School District Superintendent Charles Dupre visited a construction site where dozens of unmarked graves were found near Sugar Land, he thought about the lives of the people buried there
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Dannebrog American Legion post's historic mural revamped

A much-needed re-creation of a historic mural has been completed
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Study: Arkansas renters' health issues linked to housing

A 2017 study by the Arkansas Community Institute and the Central Arkansas Re-Entry Coalition links Arkansas renters' health issues to apartments with housing-code violations
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Michigan veteran uses disc golf to adjust to civilian life

A Michigan veteran has helped build a disc golf course at a local Veteran Affairs center to help veterans adjust to civilian life
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EXCHANGE: Museum expects to profit from Joliet prison tours

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Museum expects to net profit from Joliet prison tours
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Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor off Chicago

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing sailor some seven hours after he fell off a yacht that had just started the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac
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Nonprofit offers shelter for men recovering from addiction

Steve Hamilton serves up bacon cheeseburgers to a group of men before a bible study one warm July evening in a house off Wards Road
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Is hemp the future of NC agriculture?

Is hemp the future of NC agriculture?
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IU greenhouse features rainforest, desert plants

Indiana University greenhouse provides controlled environments for rainforest, desert plants
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Couple donates 2,200 books to hospital's neonatal ICU

When they couldn't hold or touch their newborn triplets, Abby and Ryan Burle of Gainesville found another way to communicate
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Western Indiana farmer looks for ways to work smarter

For western Indiana farmer, it's about working smarter, not harder
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2016 officer ambush: Story of 1st responders, lieutenant

First it was a plaster cast extending from shoulder to wrist
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Clown, children and civil rights: How woman united people

When a smiling clown in a colorful costume joins hands with children, moods change and happiness arrives in that time and place
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Town fights for future rooted in art, history and culture

An antebellum courthouse, constructed in 1860, stands tall in the center of the Main Street Square in downtown Homer
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Man chooses to live his last days on the Mississippi River

After learning he had only three months to live, Wisconsin-native Kelly Phillips took a leap of faith into the Mississippi River, literally
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Dan Eastland is making custom knives in his Greenville shop

Dan Eastland is making custom knives in his shop right here in Greenville
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Boss gives car to student who walked 20 miles to get to work

A fresh round of Airport Improvement Program funding from the FAA means millions of dollars in grants for Alabama facilities, including $7 million for the Downtown Mobile Airport
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Tuscaloosa City Schools' Maxey makes Mount Kilimanjaro climb

For Andrew Maxey, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro was originally about bringing attention to a cause he is passionate about: school libraries
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Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer-winning restaurant critic, dies

Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died
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The Latest: Authorities say 1 killed in LA market standoff

Authorities say a woman was fatally wounded when a gunman being chased by police in Los Angeles fled into a supermarket and took hostages
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Hillary Clinton to help immigrants reuniting with children

Hillary Clinton is offering a helping hand to immigrants looking to reunite with their families
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Shooting suspect in standoff at LA market; 1 woman killed

Police believe a man involved in a standoff with officers at a Los Angeles supermarket had shot his grandmother and girlfriend earlier in the day
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2 children treated for possible carbon monoxide poisoning

Authorities say two children aboard a boat on a New Hampshire lake have been treated for possible carbon monoxide poisoning
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The Latest: Man who took hostages at supermarket in custody

A gunman who led police on a pursuit and then ran into a Los Angeles supermarket, holding bystanders inside hostage, has been taken into custody
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Shooting suspect in standoff at Los Angeles supermarket

Police believe a man involved in a standoff with officers at a Los Angeles supermarket had shot his grandmother and girlfriend earlier in the day
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NY firefighters wash off buildings near steam-pipe explosion

New York firefighters have sprayed the facades of buildings along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan's Flatiron District to wash off any asbestos from steam-pipe explosion
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Trump endorses Balderson for 12th Congressional District

President Donald Trump has endorsed state Sen. Troy Balderson for the 12th Congressional District
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