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    Police: Drunken man hurls slurs at gay couple in Florida

    KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida say a drunken man on a scooter hurled slurs and taunts at a gay couple in Key West.A Key West police report says it happened early last Thursday morning as 38-year-old Kevin Seymour and 49-year-old Kevin...

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  • News

    Man injured in fall from float during Mardi Gras parade

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police say a man fell off a float and injured himself near the end of a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans.New Orleans police told The Times-Picayune (http://bit.ly/2mvJOao ) the man was riding in the Krewe of Thoth parade around...

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  • News

    Feds probe after city bans man from using service horse

    BENTON CITY, Wash. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating after a city banned a small horse a man says is his service animal needed on walks to improve his health.The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development tells KING-TV...

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  • Health

    Doctor-to-doctor donation: Kidney saves sick colleague

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California doctor has a colleague to thank for giving him the gift of life.The Orange County Register reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/2mzIzpQ) that Dr. Brian Dunn got a kidney from Dr. Colleen Coleman.The two have...

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  • Entertainment

    Family representative says Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13," has died from surgery complications

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family representative says Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13," has died from surgery complications.

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  • Business

    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...

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  • News

    Police: Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 12 hurt

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police say 12 people were injured when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans.The crash was reported Saturday at about 6:45 p.m.New Orleans Police Department...

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  • News

    Emergency repairs to begin at Cabildo, Presbytere

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — About $3.4 million in emergency repairs are needed to save New Orleans' historic Cabildo and Presbytθre buildings that flank St. Louis Cathedral from crumbling.The Louisiana State Museum says moisture intrusion at the...

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  • Magic performances

    Magician found dead at Hollywood's Magic Castle

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles authorities are investigating as a suicide the death of a man at Hollywood's Magic Castle, the headquarters for generations of stage magicians.Officer Aareon Jefferson says police were called Friday evening to the...

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  • Entertainment

    Museum directors decry feared cuts to national arts agencies

    BOSTON (AP) — The heads of five Boston arts museums are pushing back against feared Trump administration cuts to the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.The museums' directors say in an open letter that...

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