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    Raiders to Las Vegas should happen Monday with little delay

    PHOENIX (AP) Barring an unforeseen obstacle, the Oakland Raiders seem certain to get approval Monday to relocate to Las Vegas .Several team owners have said this week they don't envision a scenario where Raiders owner Mark Davis doesn't get the...

    By Barry Wilner, AP Pro Football Writer|

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    Study: Livestock grazing can benefit struggling bird species

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) A new study disputes a widely-held view that livestock grazing is largely incompatible with a ground-dwelling bird that has suffered a dramatic population decline across its 11-state range in the U.S. West.Researchers said...

    By Matthew Brown, Associated Press|

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    US gas prices down a penny over 2 weeks, to $2.34 a gallon

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dipped about a penny nationally during the past two weeks, to $2.34.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the price drop comes as crude oil prices also...

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    Seattle plant failure dumps millions of gallons of sewage

    SEATTLE (AP) Millions of gallons of raw sewage and untreated runoff have poured into the United States' second-largest estuary since a massive sewage treatment plant experienced equipment failures that forced it to stop fully treating Seattle's...

    By Phuong Le, Associated Press|

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    Police reopen Hawaii beach after suspicious item examined

    HANAUMA BAY, Hawaii (AP) Honolulu police have reopened a popular beach that was evacuated after the discovery of a suspicious item in the water that turned out to be a flare, Hawaii News Now reports.The news service says that Hanauma Bay beach...

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    Utah's governor signs abortion-halting legislation

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah's governor signed legislation on Saturday that would require doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions can be halted after taking just one of two pills, despite doctors' groups saying there is little...

    By Hallie Golden, Associated Press|

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    Owner of leaking Alaska pipeline to reduce natural gas flow

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The governor of Alaska says the owner of an underwater pipeline leaking processed natural gas will temporarily reduce the amount of gas that feeds into the line.The office of Gov. Bill Walker said Saturday that Hilcorp...

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    Person shot in confrontation with Alabama law officers

    CLANTON, Ala. (AP) Authorities say a person has been wounded in a shooting at a highway rest stop that involved Alabama law officers.Alabama's State Bureau of Investigation said in a statement that the gunfire happened early Saturday morning at...

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    Proposal for Austin gondola lift grounded by officials

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) A proposal to build a gondola lift in Austin that would have been incorporated as part of the public transit system in Texas' capital city won't be flying anytime soon.City and transportation officials concluded on Friday...

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    For some airline passengers, new warnings bring new hurdles

    NEW YORK (AP) As far as the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between taking off shoes at the security checkpoint and testing baby food and milk for bomb...

    By Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer|

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