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    Indiana water park must stay closed until fully compliant

    PORTER, Ind. (AP) A northwestern Indiana water park where 11 children suffered chemical burns must remain closed until it's in full compliance with regulations.Porter County Health Department Administrator Keith Letta issued an order Wednesday...

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  • Business

    Mormon church now allows female employees to wear pants

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Women who work at the Mormon church's headquarters in Salt Lake City are now allowed to wear pantsuits and dress slacks instead of just skirts or dresses.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent employees a memo...

    By Brady Mccombs, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Carnegie Science Center gets $7.5M donation for new wing

    PITTSBURGH (AP) The Carnegie Science Center has received its largest gift, a $7.5 million donation from PPG and its corporate foundation for the interactive museum in Pittsburgh.The gift is part of more than $42.5 million being spent on a new...

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  • Crime

    Long Beach police seize large amounts of illegal fireworks

    LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) Southern California authorities are warning about the dangers of fireworks as the Fourth of July approaches.In Long Beach, where even so-called "Safe and Sane" fireworks are illegal, police say investigations into...

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  • Business

    7 couples from same town charged with public benefits fraud

    LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) Seven married couples from the same New Jersey shore town, including a rabbi and his wife, now face charges that they misrepresented their income to get a combined $2 million in public welfare benefits they weren't entitled...

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  • News

    5 kids sickened by 'cloud of chlorine gas' at Florida pool

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) A thunderstorm knocked out a pump at an indoor swimming pool in Florida, causing a "cloud of chlorine gas" that sent five children to a hospital.Hillsborough County Fire Rescue officials tell news outlets it happened Monday...

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  • News

    Strangers buy car for Texas man who walked miles to work

    ROCKWALL, Texas (AP) A Texas man's 3-mile (5 kilometer) daily walk to work has inspired a group of strangers to collect enough money to buy him a car.Andy Mitchell spotted 20-year-old Justin Korva walking to the suburban Dallas taco restaurant...

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  • Business

    Edmunds: Deals for July Fourth car shoppers

    Summer is upon us, and that means car sales are in full swing. With the July Fourth holiday approaching, car dealership advertisements flood the airwaves and every deal sounds better than the one before it. Given all that noise, you might have a...

    Matt Jones, Edmunds|

  • Business

    Owners of Los Angeles hospital reach $42 million settlement

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Prosecutors say the owners of a Los Angeles hospital have agreed to pay $42 million to settle allegations that they had improper financial relationships that could have induced doctors to refer patients for unnecessary...

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  • Business

    Texas Medicaid cuts leave special needs kids without therapy

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Stacey English has modest desires for her 7-year-old daughter Addison: Be able to eat without gagging and move both her arms. But since Addison's occupational therapist went out of business this winter, the child with a rare...

    By Meredith Hoffman, Associated Press|

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