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    Boston transit agency leads US in light rail derailments

    BOSTON (AP) The eight Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains that derailed last year were the most of any light rail public transit agency in the country.The federal National Transit Database, which tracks safety data for...

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    Flight attendant charged in fake bomb threat signs plea deal

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) A flight attendant accused of making bogus bomb threats on two Skywest flights in 2015 has signed a plea deal to avoid trial, but that could send him to prison for decades.Twenty-three-year-old Justin Cox-Sever, of Tempe,...

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    Markets Right Now: Stocks open lower on Wall Street

    NEW YORK (AP) The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street following 11 straight gains for the Dow Jones industrial average.Utilities posted some of the biggest...

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    Gorsuch rulings in some notable employee's rights cases

    President Donald Trump's pick to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has heard dozens of workers' rights cases on the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Many conservatives hail Neil Gorsuch for sticking to the letter of the law and not letting personal...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Takata guilty plea expected in cover-up of air bag troubles

    DETROIT (AP) Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. is expected to plead guilty Monday to a criminal charge and agree to a $1 billion penalty for concealing a deadly air bag inflator problem.The company is scheduled to be in U.S. District Court...

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    Sheriff: Gunman killed after firing at Florida pipeline site

    FLORAL CITY, Fla. (AP) A man who fired shots at a central Florida construction site died during a shootout with sheriff's deputies following a chase.Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast said in a statement the gunman fired shots from a...

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    US gas price rises 2 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.33 a gallon

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose 2 cents nationally during the past two weeks, to $2.33.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the slight rise was due to small increases in crude oil...

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    Wendy's plans self-ordering kiosks at 1,000 locations

    DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) Wendy's says it plans to install self-ordering kiosks at about 1,000 locations by the end of the year.A typical location would have three kiosks, The Columbus Dispatch reported (http://bit.ly/2md5sjn ). Higher-volume...

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    Improved technology saves maple syrup producers time, energy

    UNDERHILL, Vt. (AP) Maple syrup doesn't get that rich flavor and color in an instant. It's a long process from tree to bottle.But an improved technology could keep maple sugarers from working late into the night boiling sap into syrup.The new...

    By Lisa Rathke, Associated Press|

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    Nebraska county with few people, assets faces huge judgment

    BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) A small Nebraska county that botched a 1985 murder case is scrambling to pay off a $28.1 million judgment owed to six residents who were wrongly convicted.Officials in Gage County say they may have to resort to bankruptcy to...

    By Grant Schulte, Associated Press|

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