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    Tribes hope for renewal in solar eclipse; not all will watch

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) American Indian tribes nationwide will be observing the eclipse in similar and not-so-similar ways.Some will ignore Monday's passing of the moon over the sun. Others might watch while praying for an anticipated...

    By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press|

  • Hair care

    Oxford University official accused in hair stylist's stabbing death arrives in Chicago to face charges

    CHICAGO (AP) Oxford University official accused in hair stylist's stabbing death arrives in Chicago to face charges.

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  • News

    Civil Rights museum settles dispute over late power bills

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) The nation's largest utility is dropping a demand for an advance payment to cover the possibility of delinquent power bills from a museum that honors a historic lunch-counter sit-in.The North Carolina Utilities Commission...

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  • Politics

    Navy anticipates housing crunch in San Diego region

    SAN DIEGO (AP) The Navy is facing a looming housing crunch in the San Diego region, where high home prices and rents are already a problem.Rear Adm. Yancy Lindsey told the San Diego Military Advisory Council this week that the Navy will add 20...

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  • News

    McCain completes round of radiation, chemo for brain cancer

    PHOENIX (AP) The daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the 80-year-old lawmaker has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer.Meghan McCain also tweeted Friday afternoon...

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  • Environment

    Sheriff: Coyote that bit woman on New York trail had rabies

    KINGSBURY, N.Y. (AP) Authorities say a coyote shot by an environmental conservation officer after it attacked a woman on a rural New York trail has tested positive for rabies.The Washington County sheriff's office says the animal was killed...

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  • Business

    California tightens rules on popular pesticide for farmers

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) California regulators are tightening the strictest rules in the nation on a pesticide popular with farmers over new health concerns, officials said Friday.Farmers use chlorpyrifos (klor-PHIR-e-fos) to kill pests that attack...

    By Scott Smith, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Eclipse mania sends Americans scurrying to find safe glasses

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Eclipse mania is building and so is demand for the glasses that make it safe to view the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in 99 years.Lines are forming, prices are rising and shelves are emptying as people scurry...

    By Brady Mccombs, Associated Press|

  • Business

    66 cats, 1 dog rescued from a foreclosed Pennsylvania home

    SNYDERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) A group of volunteers rescued more than 60 animals from the same home where humane officials found 122 cats two years ago.Volunteers from Camp Papillion animal shelter and the Animal Welfare Society of Monroe took 66 cats...

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  • News

    Golden retriever digs up heroin in Oregon backyard

    MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) An Oregon family's golden retriever has been honored by a sheriff for digging up $85,000 worth of black tar heroin in a family's backyard.KATU-TV reported (http://bit.ly/2xb1MmW ) Friday that the owners of the...

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