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  • Oregon cuts ties with Oracle's health exchange

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    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is cutting its last ties with a botched health insurance exchange portal built by Oracle Corp. as the state and the high-tech company pursue lawsuits against each other. In April, Oregon announced it was giving up on the troubled state exchange and would...

  • Van replaces Oregon city's $1 million library

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    PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A city in northern Oregon has been reduced to using a van as its sole library after a blueprint mix-up shut down a newly built $1.2 million facility. The new library had been open for less than a month before the wall it shares with City Hall was found to be a...

  • No verdict yet in trial of Tsarnaev's friend

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    BOSTON (AP) — A federal jury in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has completed its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. Cambridge resident Robel Phillipos is charged with lying to the FBI...

  • Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

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    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying to grab the gun of...

  • Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

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    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday that beginning next year, the use of traditional cigarettes, cigars or pipes will no longer...

  • Biden stumps for Illinois Democrats

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    VERNON HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says Illinois Democrats he's campaigning for are defenders of the middle class, and plenty is at stake with the approaching elections. The vice president headlined a rally Wednesday in suburban Vernon Hills in support of Democratic...

  • GOP candidates in La. not embracing Bobby Jindal

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    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — While Democrats in Louisiana are largely dodging ties to President Barack Obama this election season, Republicans aren't necessarily embracing Gov. Bobby Jindal. Asked to grade the Republican governor's performance, GOP congressional contenders have either...

  • Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

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    CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his hearing was in open court before dozens of journalists. The...

  • Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

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    NEW YORK (AP) — A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Center found that nearly three-quarters of American adults who use the Internet have witnessed online...

  • Weiland raised most in latest fundraising period

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    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Democrat Rick Weiland's campaign says it has outraised Republican Mike Rounds in a tight four-way U.S. Senate race that once seemed like an easy Republican pickup. Rounds' team estimates that he raised about $269,000 in the latest campaign finance disclosure...

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