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The Latest: Alderman responds to search-warrant reports
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The Latest: Alderman responds to search-warrant reports

CHICAGO (AP) - The Latest on federal agents executing search warrants at the City Hall office of a powerful Chicago alderman (all times local): A...

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Indianapolis, Fort Wayne residents can take aging surveys
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Indianapolis, Fort Wayne residents can take aging surveys

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Residents of Indianapolis and Fort Wayne ages 45 and older have until Dec. 15 to complete an online survey designed to...

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The Latest: No plans to close Hawaii Sears
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The Latest: No plans to close Hawaii Sears

HONOLULU (AP) - The Latest on Hawaii’s Sears stores (all times local): Sears Holdings Corp. says it has no current plans to close its five Hawaii...

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Millennial Money: How to just say no to gift exchanges
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Millennial Money: How to just say no to gift exchanges

Your college roommate. Your current roommate. Your book club. Your brunch crew. Your office secret Santa. Your cousins. Your siblings. Your parents...

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D.C. Council considers new office to resolve sign-language woes
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D.C. Council considers new office to resolve sign-language woes

The D. C. Council is considering creating a separate office for deaf and hard-of-hearing residents because disability advocates say the city fails...

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Veteran deputy picked to head Vegas public defender office
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Veteran deputy picked to head Vegas public defender office

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A veteran deputy Clark County public defender is being nominated for the top job in the office. A county spokesman said Monday...

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APNewsBreak: Watchdog clears Zinke in Utah monument probe
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APNewsBreak: Watchdog clears Zinke in Utah monument probe

WASHINGTON (AP) - An internal watchdog has cleared Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of wrongdoing following a complaint that he redrew the boundaries...

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Colombian high school student excels with community projects
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Colombian high school student excels with community projects

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - It was 3 1/2 years ago that Julian Viviescas left Colombia and started high school in Lowell. He found himself without a...

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City leaders say Amazon won’t stifle affordable housing
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City leaders say Amazon won’t stifle affordable housing

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Leaders of Alexandria, Virginia, say Amazon’s area headquarters likely won’t cause unbearably high housing prices and rental...

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Public art project hopes to help heal Flint
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Public art project hopes to help heal Flint

FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Sandra Branch was sickened by the blight she’d see in her neighborhood and throughout Flint as she drove around the city. She...

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Michigan church to be transformed into hotel
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Michigan church to be transformed into hotel

GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (AP) - At the corner of West Scott and Harrison streets is the oldest standing church building in Grand Ledge. Originally home...

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Taxes may be a bigger part of online shopping this season
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Taxes may be a bigger part of online shopping this season

WASHINGTON (AP) - Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they’re being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren’t...

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Mauldin Family Video taps into nostalgia
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Mauldin Family Video taps into nostalgia

MAULDIN, S. C. (AP) - At 10:50 a.m. on a crisp November morning, 10 minutes before the Family Video store was scheduled to open, Donna DuPage was...

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HUD funding helps foster children reunite with families
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HUD funding helps foster children reunite with families

CONCORD, N. H. (AP) - New Hampshire is getting nearly $600,000 in federal funding that will go toward helping reunite children in foster care with...

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Untuckit's future: more stores, roomy shirts for beefy guys
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Untuckit's future: more stores, roomy shirts for beefy guys

NEW YORK (AP) - When Untuckit launched six years ago, it was hard to find a men’s shirt that could be worn untucked and didn’t look sloppy. Now the...

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are increasingly merging
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are increasingly merging

PROVIDENCE, R. I. (AP) - The physical rush of Black Friday and the armchair browsing of Cyber Monday are increasingly blending into one big holiday...

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Oregon abortion laws bring in out-of-state residents
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Oregon abortion laws bring in out-of-state residents

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Oregon is providing more abortions than its residents receive, a sign the state’s abortion laws are less restrictive than in some...

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Lord & Taylor prepares to say goodbye to Fifth Avenue
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Lord & Taylor prepares to say goodbye to Fifth Avenue

NEW YORK (AP) - For generations, the Lord & Taylor on Fifth Avenue helped define Christmas in New York. It was the city’s first department store to...

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Yellowstone gateway town struggles with affordable housing
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Yellowstone gateway town struggles with affordable housing

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Ashea Mills was going to college in upstate New York when she saw an ad for seasonal work in Yellowstone National Park in a...

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Couple says they’re ‘open to’ adding controversial carousel
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Couple says they’re ‘open to’ adding controversial carousel

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - The couple responsible for preserving the Star Barn and other Lancaster County landmarks, relocating them to a property in...

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MSU football drives Airbnb boom in, around Starkville
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MSU football drives Airbnb boom in, around Starkville

CRAWFORD, Miss. (AP) - Bob “Pop” Taylor started using Airbnb for an upstairs apartment above his barn in 2014 as an alternative to renting to...

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Community center renovations well underway
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Community center renovations well underway

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) - The Olson Community Engagement Center plans are inching closer to reality. When it is all said and done, the center will house...

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City leases Lincoln law office for tourism visitors’ center
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City leases Lincoln law office for tourism visitors’ center

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The state’s budget crisis shuttered Abraham Lincoln’s former law office in Springfield. But city officials plan to reopen...

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Senators owner sues partner in Ottawa in development deal
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Senators owner sues partner in Ottawa in development deal

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Senators owner Eugene Melnyk is suing his business partner for $700 million in a development deal meant to bring a new NHL...

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New Mexico marks record for monthly oil and gas lease sale
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New Mexico marks record for monthly oil and gas lease sale

SANTA FE, N. M. (AP) - The New Mexico State Land Office has set a record for its monthly oil and gas lease sale, generating more than $43 million...

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Wrong Judge: Michigan judge gets angry calls over CNN ruling
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Wrong Judge: Michigan judge gets angry calls over CNN ruling

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan judge’s office fielded angry phone calls after callers mistook him for a federal judge who restored CNN reporter...

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US Supreme Court pushes deadline on Lake Michigan beach case
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US Supreme Court pushes deadline on Lake Michigan beach case

LONG BEACH, Ind. (AP) - The U. S. Supreme Court won’t decide until next year whether to consider arguments from residents of Chief Justice John...

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Cameroon’s military says it kills at least 43 separatists
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Cameroon’s military says it kills at least 43 separatists

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) - Cameroon’s military says it has killed at least 43 armed separatists fighting for the creation of an English-speaking...

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Stores usher Black Friday with easier ways to get deals
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Stores usher Black Friday with easier ways to get deals

NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers aren’t just ushering the official start of the holiday season with the usual expanded hours and fat discounts on big TVs...

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South Burlington developments slowed by moratorium
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South Burlington developments slowed by moratorium

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Planned developments in South Burlington, Vermont, have been delayed because of a moratorium on building. The...

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