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    Donors step up to pay for police dog's chemotherapy

    SEBASTOPOL, Calif. (AP) Public donations are rolling in to help pay for cancer treatment for a police dog in a small Northern California city.The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/18oMIWj ) Sebastopol Police Sgt. Nick Belliveau...

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    Northeast residents digging out, moving on from snowstorm

    Areas of the busy Northeast corridor were left to deal with a storm that packed a winter wallop of heavy snow and high winds for some and left others with more typical snow accumulations.Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast...

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    The latest on the Northeast snowstorm

    8:30 A.M. ESTMotorists can get back on the roads in New Jersey and New York City, and subways and buses restart. The governors of New York and New Jersey lift travel bans, though New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo kept it in place for Suffolk County on...

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    Push for gay protections in Idaho stirs emotional debate

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) Bishop Brian Thom stood quietly in front of Idaho lawmakers, hastily collecting his thoughts before responding to a question in a room packed with supporters of religious freedom and hundreds of gay rights advocates."Can you...

    By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press|

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    Federal government failing to protect children, report says

    The federal government's failure to enforce the nation's child protection laws is a "national disgrace" that leaves abused children vulnerable to future harm, according to a three-year study by two child advocacy groups.The 110-page report...

    By Holbrook Mohr And Garance Burke, Associated Press|

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    California man sentenced for setting wife on fire

    VISALIA, Calif. (AP) Prosecutors say a Central California man who set his wife on fire last year has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.Eugene Bruno of Visalia pleaded guilty last month to attempted murder, aggravated mayhem, torture,...

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    Storm unleashes blizzard conditions on parts of Northeast

    NEW YORK (AP) A storm packing blizzard conditions spun up the East Coast early Tuesday, pounding coastal eastern Long Island into Maine with high winds and heavy snow, but it failed to live up to the hype in big cities like Philadelphia and New...

    By Meghan Barr, Associated Press|

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    26 defendants indicted in Kansas City-to-Mexico drug ring

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Federal prosecutors say 26 people have been indicted in an alleged $16 million drug-trafficking operation between Mexico and Kansas City.The U.S. Attorney's office said in a news release Monday the defendants distributed...

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    Inmate dies in San Francisco County jail confrontation

    SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) Authorities say a 58-year-old inmate has died in a jailhouse confrontation with San Francisco County sheriff's deputies.The San Mateo County coroner's office says the man died after deputies attempted to search him Monday...

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    Officers shot at Minnesota city building OK, gunman dead

    NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) Two police officers who were shot by a gunman inside a suburban Minneapolis city building are expected to recover.Two newly sworn-in officers and others were shot at Monday night as they left a New Hope City Council...

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