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Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting

SEATTLE (AP) — One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Once sleepy campaign issue, education gains clout

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Middle school art teacher Cynthia Bliss laced up her sneakers, grabbed a jacket and spent most of a recent Saturday asking strangers to help her oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Report says 60,000 veterans get triple benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 60,000 veterans were triple dippers last year, drawing a total of $3.5 billion in military retirement pay plus veterans and Social Security disability benefits at the same time, congressional auditors report.

It's all legal.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Nurse free to move about as restrictions eased

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a Maine judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Boko Haram leader says all kidnapped girls married

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's kidnapped schoolgirls have all been converted to Islam and married off, the leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists claimed in a new video message.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Investigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Federal accident investigators are headed to a desert crash site where a winged spaceship designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth broke up during a test flight, killing one pilot and badly injuring another.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Ex-band member guilty in drum major's hazing death

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Haunted houses horrify on Halloween

LAS VEGAS (AP) — JT Mollner likes to compare haunted house visitors to bungee jumpers and skydivers — they want to be safe, but they also want an adrenaline rush.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 October 2014

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