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    Mississippi utility will stop efforts to complete coal plant

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) A Mississippi utility, faced with a regulatory ultimatum, said Wednesday that it will suspend efforts to complete a first-of-its-kind coal-fueled power plant.Mississippi Power Co., a unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co., said...

    By Jeff Amy, Associated Press|

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    Gunman's wife dropped from lawsuit brought by Pulse victims

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The wife of the gunman in the Orlando nightclub shooting has been dropped from a civil lawsuit brought by survivors of the massacre and victims' families.An amended complaint filed last week in state court in South Florida...

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    Prosecutors settle Panda Express discrimination claim

    WASHINGTON (AP) Federal prosecutors say they have reached a settlement with Panda Express over allegations the company discriminated against workers who were not U.S. citizens.Under the settlement announced on Wednesday, Panda Express will pay...

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    Correction: Bernie Sanders-Wife-Investigation story

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) In a story June 26 about how wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders hiring attorneys to represent her during a federal investigation into a real estate deal she was involved with, The Associated Press reported erroneously when...

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    Analysis: GOP health bill could cost California $114B

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California officials say the state's budget could take a $30 billion annual hit if health care legislation proposed by U.S. Senate Republicans is passed.An analysis released Wednesday by the state Department of Health...

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    The Latest: Wife dropped from Pulse victims' lawsuit

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The Latest on the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter (all times local):3:30 p.m.The wife of the gunman in the Orlando nightclub shooting has been dropped from a civil lawsuit brought by survivors of the massacre and...

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    Scrutiny for Houston congressman's Australian stock purchase

    HOUSTON (AP) Texas U.S. Rep. John Culberson's purchase of stock in a little-known Australian biotech firm earlier this year has come under scrutiny and appears to be a likely issue as the Houston Republican seeks a 10th term next year.Culberson...

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    Mid-July swearing in date set for California US House member

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) California Congressman-elect Jimmy Gomez is expected to finally join fellow Democrats in Washington on July 11. That's five weeks after he won a special election to replace Xavier Becerra, now California's attorney...

    By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press|

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    Mormon church now allows female employees to wear pants

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Women who work at the Mormon church's headquarters in Salt Lake City are now allowed to wear pantsuits and dress slacks instead of just skirts or dresses.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent employees a memo...

    By Brady Mccombs, Associated Press|

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    Owners of Los Angeles hospital reach $42 million settlement

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Prosecutors say the owners of a Los Angeles hospital have agreed to pay $42 million to settle allegations that they had improper financial relationships that could have induced doctors to refer patients for unnecessary...

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