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  • Business

    13K people text woman, not C-SPAN, about presidential debate

    STAFFORD, Va. (AP) A Virginia woman says she received more than 13,000 text messages and 600 calls after C-SPAN accidentally plastered her number on TV during the presidential debate.Media outlets report that 26-year-old Tripp Diaz of Stafford...

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  • Business

    Virginia's lethal injection costs set to skyrocket to $16.5K

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) In the span of a year, the cost for the state of Virginia to obtain lethal injection drugs has leapt from about $525 per execution to $16,500.The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2dATm3t) reports the price rose after...

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  • Entertainment

    Gerhard Richter painting owned by Clapton going up for sale

    NEW YORK (AP) A painting by the German artist Gerhard Richter owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton is slated for auction.Christie's is offering "Abstract Painting" in New York on Nov. 15. It's estimated to fetch about $20 million.The...

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  • Business

    Family of disabled teen settles power line lawsuit for $60M

    CLEVELAND (AP) The family of a teen who touched a downed power line in Cleveland and became disabled for life has settled a lawsuit for $60 million against two companies responsible for repairing the line.Court documents say 16-year-old Gasia...

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  • Business

    US closes probe of Jeep automatic braking; no recall sought

    DETROIT (AP) U.S. safety regulators have closed a yearlong investigation into the Jeep Grand Cherokee's automatic braking system without seeking a recall.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began the probe in June of last year...

    By Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer|

  • Business

    New York City's iconic Carnegie Deli to close Dec. 31

    NEW YORK (AP) New York City's iconic Carnegie Deli is closing its flagship location on Dec. 31.Spokeswoman Cristyne Nicholas says owner Marian Harper "emotionally announced the news" to employees on Friday. She says workers will have their jobs...

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  • Business

    The Latest: NTSB struggling to extract forward-facing camera

    HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) The Latest on a commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others (all times local):10:30 a.m.The National Transportation Safety Board says investigators are having...

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  • Business

    Many doctors not using site for keeping painkillers in check

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio doctors are supposed check patients' prescription histories against a state website before recommending prescription painkillers, but an audit has found that some 12,000 physicians appear to be violating the policy...

    By Julie Carr Smyth, AP Statehouse Correspondent|

  • Business

    US closes probe of Jeep automatic braking; no recall sought

    DETROIT (AP) U.S. safety regulators have closed a yearlong investigation into the Jeep Grand Cherokee's automatic braking system without seeking a recall.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began the probe in June of last year...

    By Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer|

  • Business

    US stocks rebound as consumer companies and banks rise

    NEW YORK (AP) U.S. stocks are bouncing back Friday morning after a steep loss late the previous day. Strong earnings from Costco are giving consumer stocks a lift. Banks, too, are recovering from a sharp drop as Deutsche Bank tried to reassure...

    By Marley Jay, AP MARKETS Writer|

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