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    Police: 4 shot, including boy, 6, outside Texas steakhouse

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    USC women's hoops player: Oregon St fans used racial slurs

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    Trooper shot and wounded in Texas while pursuing suspect

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    Buffalo gores camper on Southern California island

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    Penn State students raise more than $10M in dance marathon

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