Georgia city to move its inmates

A city in Georgia will soon be moving its inmates
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West Virginia judges remove Richwood mayor from office

A three-judge panel in West Virginia has approved a city council's request to remove Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber from office
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Delaware officials warn of possible water contamination

Public health officials in Delaware are warning some Sussex County residents about potential drinking water contamination
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Twin Cities seeing increase in coyote sightings

Animal control experts say coyotes encroaching in urban areas of the Twin Cities are likely there to stay
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Workshop helps farmers, food producers promote themselves

Farmers, producers and food entrepreneurs in southern Vermont who want to learn how to better promote their products are invited to take part in a free social media workshop this month
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Driver dies in two-car crash

Police say a speeding Cadillac skidded out of control, hit an oncoming car and left one person dead
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St. Paul starts new syringe exchange program

A new downtown St. Paul syringe exchange may be a sign that some local governments are embracing once controversial measures in dealing with the country's opioid epidemic
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The Latest: Lake had 16 deaths in decade before accident

The deaths from the tourist boat accident at Table Rock Lake in Missouri exceeded the number of deaths on the lake over the past decade combined
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Soldier's skull, long in US medical museum, buried in France

An Australian soldier's skull has been buried in a French war grave a century after it was taken for eventual display in a Philadelphia medical museum
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Wisconsin company hires former inmates, helps them succeed

A Wisconsin business is hiring former inmates and helping them succeed
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Police: Off-duty Long Island officer shots own leg in NYC

Police say an off-duty police officer from Long Island has accidentally shot himself in the leg while firing at men who assaulted him in the Bronx
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Wisconsin researchers study genetic screening for Amish

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers are working to expand newborn genetic screening for Wisconsin's Amish and Old Order Mennonite communities
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Panel hears court worker's affidavit at impeachment inquiry

A West Virginia legislative panel has heard a sworn affidavit from a court employee who said she felt that suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry tried to intimidate her into lying about court renovations
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More fuel breaks planned to stop wildfires in Idaho, Oregon

Federal officials plan to put in more fuel breaks as part of a plan to stop wildfires in southwestern Idaho and southeastern Oregon
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Kaine and Stewart square off in first debate

The two major party candidates in Virginia's U.S. Senate race are set to square off in their first debate
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North Dakota ethanol plant looks to commercial fish market

A company that runs corn ethanol plants in North Dakota is researching using barley for biofuel and a feed product for commercial fisheries
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Maine man "honored" that Russia wants to interrogate him

A Maine man is among the U.S. officials that Russian President Vladimir Putin says he'd like his prosecutors to interrogate
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Authorities investigating 'kill cops' vandalism

Authorities are investigating the vandalizing of a town sign in Massachusetts with the message "kill cops."
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Federal regulators approve natural gas pipeline in Maryland

Federal regulators have approved a natural gas pipeline that will go through part of western Maryland
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Jury to mull case against man in slaying of 2 sisters

Jury deliberations are expected to begin Monday in the western Pennsylvania trial of a man accused of having killed two sisters last year
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VP Pence set to headline Georgia rally in governor's race

Vice President Mike Pence is set to headline a rally in Georgia in support of Secretary of State Brian Kemp's bid for governor
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Des Moines has 1.6 million parking spots

Des Moines has seven times as many parking spaces as people, according to a new study by the Mortgage Bankers Association
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Nurse accused of cancer hoax pleads not guilty to charges

An Ohio nurse who authorities say faked a diagnosis of lung cancer to obtain money and sick time has pleaded not guilty
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For Norland International, craft brewing market a boon

When Mike McFarland started Norland International in his basement 25 years ago, he never dreamed it would turn into what it is today
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Crash sends motorcyclist to hospital in critical condition

A motorcyclist is in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital with injuries sustained in a crash
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City officials still seeking relatives of unearthed deceased

City officials still seeking relatives of unearthed deceased
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Joe Ricketts finishes expensive Nebraska religious retreat

Through a large gate, past a gatehouse and up a winding road, Joe Ricketts' multimillion-dollar religious retreat center near the Platte River is finished and awaits its first guests
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Long after hurricane, unearthed bodies remain unidentified

Some burial vaults that were sucked up out of a graveyard by Hurricane Matthew have remained unidentified for nearly two years
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County supervisors freeze development over water complaints

Supervisors in a north Mississippi county are freezing new development in a water association that's the subject of complaints about discolored water
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Florida sheriff: Drugs sprayed on mail sent to inmates

Florida authorities are charging dozens of people as part of a sophisticated drug-smuggling operation that consisted of spraying synthetic drugs on mail sent to inmates
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City moves to force owner to repair burned-out landmark

Officials in a southwest Mississippi city say they're trying to save a burned-out historic home built in 1818
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As charity founders retire, they pay forward to other groups

A Mississippi charity is donating to other nonprofit groups as it closes down
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Repairs likely to delay traffic on US 183 in north Nebraska

Repairs and repaving are expected to begin Monday on U.S. Highway 183 in north-central Nebraska
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Indian Cave State Park plans annual Campfire Christmas

Families are invited to share the Fifth Annual Campfire Christmas at Indian Cave State Park in southeast Nebraska
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$1 million pledged for Tulane Brain Institute

A Tulane University institute dedicated to brain science has received a pledge of $1 million to endow a research fund
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Former Louisiana congressman's memoir to be published

A former Louisiana congressman has a memoir coming out this summer
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Authorities: Vacant building fire suspicious

Authorities say they're investigating a Massachusetts fire as an arson
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Birmingham offering amnesty for ticket holders

Birmingham is offering amnesty for those facing traffic tickets or misdemeanor court cases
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National GOP reluctant to weigh in on Trump's Russia swirl

Politicians from both parties have expressed concern about President Donald Trump's cozy relationship with Russia's Vladimir Putin, but at the Republican National Committee's summer meeting, there was no sign of shock or outrage following Trump's summit.
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Man gets 22 years for producing child pornography

A 45-year-old former Maple Valley man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for producing and possessing child pornography
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Army Corps gets nearly $40M for repairs on Georgia coast

Army Corps gets funding to repair beach erosion, other damage to Georgia coast caused by hurricanes
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Gas prices dip, analysts cite nationwide instability trend

Drivers in New Jersey saw prices at the pump dip a bit last week, which analysts call part of a nationwide trend of instability
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Skagit drug diversion program affected by new substance

Ten participants in Skagit County drug court tested positive last month for a drug called kratom, putting their status in the jail alternative program in jeopardy
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Crews working to restore power after storms hit Kentucky

Utility crews are working to restore power for tens of thousands of Kentuckians after the state was pounded by severe storms that toppled trees and power lines
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Massachusetts Senate OKs bill to help those with Alzheimer's

The Massachusetts Senate has approved a bill aimed at assisting individuals with Alzheimer's and dementia and their families
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Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone-taping is 'perhaps illegal'

President Donald Trump says his personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is 'totally unheard of & perhaps illegal'
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Mom, daughter to spend night in Lizzie Borden killing room

A mother and a daughter with a love of the macabre have won an online auction to spend a night in the Massachusetts bedroom where Lizzie Borden is thought to have killed her stepmother with an ax
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As Trump weathers firestorm, Barletta picks up a shield

As President Donald Trump found himself under pressure from his party this past week, Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania reached for his shield
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Baby doll continues to dance at Ohio village festival

The baby doll is still dancing 123 years later at northeast Ohio village's Mount Carmel Society Festival
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Curfews still controversial, but they can pack big fines

Some residents have fought curfew laws that force kids indoors on summer evenings if they're not accompanied by an adult
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Analysis: Few good options for NFL owners on player protests

Analysis: Few good options for NFL owners on player protests
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School officials due back in court in fight club case

Three Connecticut school administrators arrested in the fallout over an alleged student "fight club" are set to return to court for pretrial negotiations
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Illinois National Guard troops return from Afghanistan

Around 40 Illinois Army National Guard Soldiers based in Peoria have returned home from Afghanistan
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Veteran's family sues Illinois over Legionnaires' outbreak

The family of another veteran who died after contracting Legionnaires' disease at an Illinois veterans' home is suing the state for negligence
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Voters debate merits of Arkansas ballot proposal

Backers and foes are debating a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit certain damages in civil lawsuits and allow lawmakers to rewrite the state Supreme Court's procedural rules if approved
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Michigan State moves ahead on water infrastructure upgrades

Michigan State University is moving forward on plans to upgrade its campus water system infrastructure
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Mom, daughter to spend night in Lizzie Borden murder room

A mother and daughter with a mutual love of the macabre have won an online auction to spend a night in the bedroom where Lizzie Borden is thought by some to have killed her stepmother with an ax
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Rhode Island Foundation awards grants for medical research

The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded about $340,000 in seed funding to promising medical research projects
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Boaters offered tips to prevent spread of invasion species

Connecticut environmental officials are offering boaters tips on how to prevent the spread of invasive plants and animals
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The Latest: Victims of boat accident mourned

Branson, Missouri, mourns the 17 people killed when one of a tourist boat capsized in storm-tossed water
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Ohio State Fair senior day offers discounts, free screenings

Senior Day at the Ohio State Fair will feature discounted admissions and free health screenings for visitors 60 and over
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10 NY National Guard helicopters flying to California fort

Ten New York Army National Guard helicopters are flying 70 soldiers to California for training
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Bus drivers to lead bullying prevention program

Even though their backs are facing the students, school bus drivers are aware of almost everything that happens on their buses
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2 people reunite decades after surviving the Holocaust

Frank Shatz could not believe it was Erika Fabian walking toward him in the Virginia airport
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City reports first resurgence of Hepatitis A since 2014

The Cincinnati Health Department is working to prevent the spread of hepatitis A after its recent resurgence
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Papa John's, big bucks, Harvest: A week in Florida politics

Florida's 2018 midterm election is one of the most important in years
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Democrat Tim Ryan says marijuana should be legal across US

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan says the war on drugs has failed and he now supports marijuana legalization in all 50 states.
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State to invest $3M on community gardens in Brooklyn

New York state will spend $3.1 million on community gardens in Brooklyn, a small part of a $1.4 billion state plan to invest in health care, open space and quality of life in the central part of the borough
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Judge rejects US efforts to strip terrorist of citizenship

A federal judge has rejected an effort by the Department of Justice to strip a terrorist of U.S. citizenship
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Potential jury vetted for convicted killer's resentencing

Jury selection begins next week in the resentencing of convicted Ohio serial killer Anthony Kirkland
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Poland official to take part in Buffalo Pulaski Day parade

Poland's secretary of state and actress Loretta Swit are in western New York for the annual Pulaski Day celebrations
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Clams are down, but Maine's ready to party in their honor

Maine's annual celebration of edible bivalves is in full swing
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Australian skull displayed in US museum buried in France

An Australian soldier's skull has been buried in a French war grave a century after it was taken for eventual display in a Philadelphia museum
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Anglers discouraged from trout fishing on hot summer days

Anglers in Vermont are discouraged from fishing for trout during the hot summer days because higher water temperatures can leave the fish in weakened state
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Man gets more than 4 years in prison for meth trafficking

A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for methamphetamine trafficking
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Parents of man who killed rural couple plead guilty

The parents of a man convicted of killing his former neighbors and hiding their bodies in the woods northeast of Seattle have pleaded guilty to helping their son flee the country after the slayings
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Colorful mural dresses up downtown Sitka wall

Colorful mural dresses up downtown Sitka wall
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The Latest: Boat victims mourned

About 300 people gathered in a parking lot outside a tourism business to remember the 17 people killed when one of its duck boats capsized in storm-tossed water
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Democrats hold "weekend of action" in legislative races

North Carolina Democrats committed to ending Republican majorities in the General Assembly say they're formally launching efforts to speak with neighbors about their candidates
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Son's overdose death prompts Ashland mom to help others

Julia Pinsky and her husband, musician David Pinsky, were getting ready to go to an Ashland Blues Society meeting when she walked into their home office and found their son lying there, unresponsive and not breathing
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Man re-sentenced to life in prison for fatal bar shooting

A Florida man has been sentenced once again to life in prison for fatal shooting at a bar
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Florida gets 40 years for death of baby left in her care

A Florida woman has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the death of an 8-month-old baby left in her care
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Melon-headed whale rescued on Florida beach

Marine life experts have rescued a 290-pound (132-kilogram), adult melon-headed whale that had become stuck on a Florida beach
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Approach to managing communities varies

Businesses have them; so do school districts _ but whatever they're called - superintendents, chief executive officers or presidents - they're managers
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Sister's rape, murder haunts her 65 years later

Once again, Carol Johnson was searching; somewhere in the grassy hillside before her lay the focus of a lifetime of grief and guilt
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Weightlifting coach builds foundation of success

In his formative years as a competitive weightlifter, Leo Totten trained in "some really bizarre little places." Holes-in-the-wall, unheated garages in the winter - you name it, he said
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Woman shares story of sexual assault to help survivors

Colleen Cavallo was 14 years old when she went to a party at a house blocks from her home where five boys brutally raped her
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