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EPA seeks comment on fracking chemicals disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on ways to disclose information about the chemicals used in the oil and gas drilling process known as fracking.

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Police: Bank robbery note was on grocery receipt

BEND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon police affidavit says a robber at the Home Federal Bank two weeks ago demanded money by giving the teller a note written on the back of a grocery receipt.

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Congressman: No decision on DC pot law

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman said Friday that he hadn't decided whether Congress should try to overturn a law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana in the District of Columbia, insisting that he's only seeking to understand how conflicts between the new local law and federal law will be resolved.

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Baby names: Noah ends Jacob's 14-year run at top

WASHINGTON (AP) — Noah sailed past Jacob to become the most popular baby name for boys in 2013, ending Jacob's 14-year run at the top. Sophia was the most popular baby name for girls for the third straight year.

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Beatles Rickenbacker guitar coming to auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A guitar owned by George Harrison is heading to auction along with other Beatles and rock memorabilia.

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Genetically modified foods confuse consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Genetically modified foods have been around for years, but most Americans have no idea if they are eating them.

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Scientists still working to ID victims from 9/11

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of vacuum-sealed plastic pouches filled with bits of bone rest in a Manhattan laboratory. These are the last unidentified fragments of the people who died in the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.

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Dangerous Syrian chemicals in inaccessible area

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria's chemical weapons said Thursday the last 16 containers of dangerous chemical agents that need to be transported out of the country are in a contested area not far from Damascus that is currently inaccessible.

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