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  • Environment

    Death Valley sees more damage from visitors driving off-road

    DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) Rangers are taking stronger measures to try to prevent visitors from driving on dry lake beds and other fragile areas at Death Valley National Park.The National Park Service said Tuesday there have been additional...

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  • News

    White deputy in Tennessee suspended for using racial slur

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) A white sheriff's sergeant in Tennessee has been suspended after he used a racial slur while talking to a black deputy.The Chattanooga Times Free-Press reports (http://bit.ly/2iDqbKc) Sgt. George Jackson received a...

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  • Business

    Trump's first home up for auction for 2nd time in 3 months

    NEW YORK (AP) The first property ever connected to President-elect Donald Trump has become a hot spot for real estate deal-making.Trump's earliest childhood home is up for auction for the second time in three months, with written bids due...

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  • Business

    Hawaiian, Delta top on-time ratings for US airlines

    Here are the government's rankings of the leading U.S. airlines and their on-time performance for November. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives within 14 minutes of schedule.1. Hawaiian Airlines, 91.5 percent2. Delta...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Business

    Airlines increase on-time arrivals, reduce canceled flights

    The chances that your flight will be on time and won't get canceled appear to be looking up.The federal Department of Transportation reported Tuesday that 86.5 percent of U.S. flights in November arrived on time, an improvement over both the...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    Champ's artistic side to be displayed at Muhammad Ali Center

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes dabbled as an artist.Now, 15 drawings created by the boxing great are heading to the Muhammad Ali Center in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.The Ali...

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  • Environment

    60-year-old gorilla, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) An Ohio zoo says the country's oldest known gorilla, and the first in the world to be born in a zoo, has died. Colo was 60.The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Tuesday that Colo died in her sleep, less than a month after her...

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  • Business

    NJ brewery honors Villanova University's 175th anniversary

    CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) The co-owners of New Jersey's Cape May Brewing Company are honoring the 175th anniversary of their alma mater with a uniquely named commemorative brew.KYW-TV reports (http://cbsloc.al/2jiPWRR ) the Jersey shore-based...

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  • News

    Police: Child dies after being hit by MLK Day parade float

    ABBEVILLE, La. (AP) Authorities say a child has died after being struck by a float during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Louisiana.Police say the child was hit by the float sometime after the parade started in Abbeville on Monday...

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  • Business

    Bill would let woman sue doctors who perform their abortions

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Iowa lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow a woman who gets an abortion to sue the doctor who performed the procedure if she experiences emotional distress later.If approved, it would be the first law of its...

    By Barbara Rodriguez, Associated Press|

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