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The Latest: Colorado, Nevada, Utah may gain US jobs in shift
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The Latest: Colorado, Nevada, Utah may gain US jobs in shift

The Latest on Bureau of Land Management headquarters moving from Washington to Colorado (all times local): A spokesman for Utah Republican...

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Architect known designing for African American museum dies
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Architect known designing for African American museum dies

Architect Phil Freelon, who designed buildings ranging from local libraries to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and...

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Sites in 3 states eyed for permanent child detention centers
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Sites in 3 states eyed for permanent child detention centers

A government spokesman says President Donald Trump's administration is evaluating vacant properties near five U. S. cities as potential permanent...

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Environmental group ends suit over land for endangered frog
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Environmental group ends suit over land for endangered frog

An environmental group is dropping its legal fight over critical habitat for an endangered frog, with a settlement now proposed in the case, but...

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Maine governor signs rules to finally allow pot sales
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Maine governor signs rules to finally allow pot sales

Maine Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill Thursday setting up a legal framework for the sale of recreational marijuana to adults as early as next year....

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A retail rainbow: Vendors mark LGBTQ Pride on sales racks
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A retail rainbow: Vendors mark LGBTQ Pride on sales racks

In this Wednesday, June 19, 2019, photo, a visitor to Herald Square takes a photo with the Pride and Joy window display at the Macy's flagship...

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NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules
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NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules

Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants. News...

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Land swap may allow pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail
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Land swap may allow pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail

A land swap with the federal government could allow a developer to install a natural gas pipeline that crosses the Appalachian Trail. The Roanoke...

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Glitzy casino opens on industrial waterfront. Will it work?
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Glitzy casino opens on industrial waterfront. Will it work?

A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, "European-style" water shuttles. Five-star hotel rooms starting at about $650 a...

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Lawmakers set to pass new rental protections for pricey NYC
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Lawmakers set to pass new rental protections for pricey NYC

State lawmakers are expected to approve new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers. The bill up for a vote...

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Some rural states double down on attracting new residents
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Some rural states double down on attracting new residents

With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that...

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State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC
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State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC

Legislative leaders in Albany agreed Tuesday to tighten tenant protections for millions of New York City apartment dwellers and authorized cities...

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Get tough: Pot industry wants LA crackdown on rogue shops
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Get tough: Pot industry wants LA crackdown on rogue shops

The legal marijuana industry urged Los Angeles City Hall on Monday to get tougher with illegal shops that are gouging their businesses in open...

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Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York
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Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York

Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the...

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Chain closes North Carolina stores over racist receipts
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Chain closes North Carolina stores over racist receipts

A national chain has closed two of its North Carolina stores and two workers were fired after racist names were added to two customer receipts....

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Lawsuit claims oil boom imperils national park in New Mexico
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Lawsuit claims oil boom imperils national park in New Mexico

U. S. land managers violated environmental laws and their own regulations when issuing dozens of leases to drill in one of the nation's busiest...

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Sephora to close US stores on June 5 for inclusion workshops
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Sephora to close US stores on June 5 for inclusion workshops

Sephora says it will close all its U. S. stores on the morning of June 5 to host "inclusion workshops" for its employees. The move comes just over...

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Residents' suit claims contamination from uranium plant site
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Residents' suit claims contamination from uranium plant site

A federal lawsuit alleges that Ohio residents near a former uranium enrichment plant were exposed to radioactive contaminants that spread to other...

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New climate study ordered for Colorado, Utah energy leases
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New climate study ordered for Colorado, Utah energy leases

A federal judge says U. S. officials must consider the climate change effects from leasing about 250 square miles of public lands in Colorado and...

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After shark attacks, is Cape Cod ready for tourist season?
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After shark attacks, is Cape Cod ready for tourist season?

As Cape Cod's tourist season gets underway, there's uncertainty after two shark attacks - including Massachusetts' first fatal attack since 1936 -...

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Judge dismisses tribe's lawsuit in land seizure dispute
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Judge dismisses tribe's lawsuit in land seizure dispute

A Connecticut judge has dismissed all remaining claims in a lawsuit in which a Native American tribe argued the state owed it more than $600...

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Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spread
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Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spread

An escalating trade war between the U. S. and China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products from toys to clothing. But some retailers...

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US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions
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US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions

The Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of...

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Land deals, jobs plan tied to new Detroit car plant approved
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Land deals, jobs plan tied to new Detroit car plant approved

Fiat Chrysler can move forward with plans to build a new, $1.6 million assembly plant on Detroit's eastside and invest $900 million to retool and...

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Downfall: Defunct steelmaker's global HQ to be imploded
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Downfall: Defunct steelmaker's global HQ to be imploded

Hank Barnette rode an elevator to the top floor of Martin Tower, walked to the empty spot where his office once stood and took in the expansive...

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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping
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Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

Walmart is rolling out next-day delivery on its most popular items, increasing the stakes in the retail shipping wars. The nation's largest...

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Amnesty International: China-owned NYC building denies lease
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Amnesty International: China-owned NYC building denies lease

A giant shipping conglomerate owned by the Chinese government has declined to lease space in a building it owns in lower Manhattan to the U. S....

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New building phase begins at Baltimore $5B renewal project
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New building phase begins at Baltimore $5B renewal project

A $5.5 billion redevelopment effort that aims to transform a mostly forsaken Baltimore waterfront is moving forward, as officials held a Monday...

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California couple to pay nearly $600,000 for uprooting tree
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California couple to pay nearly $600,000 for uprooting tree

A California judge has ordered a couple to pay nearly $600,000 for uprooting a 180-year-old oak tree and causing other damage to a protected...

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Lancaster County Amish population grows despite urban sprawl
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Lancaster County Amish population grows despite urban sprawl

The Amish population in Pennsylvania's Lancaster County is continuing to grow each year, despite the encroachment of urban sprawl on their...

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