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  • Alligator causes scare, then a laugh, in Minnesota

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    ROCKVILLE, Minn. (AP) — A 2-foot-long alligator caused a scare — and then a laugh — in Stearns County this week. A man called the sheriff's office Thursday at noon to report an exotic animal. A deputy came out and found the alligator basking on the grass next to a creek and swampy...

  • Prosecutors look to new DNA testing in twin cases

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    BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors in Boston were forced to put a rape suspect on trial three times before jurors were willing to convict him a decade ago. It wasn't due a lack of evidence, but because the suspect was an identical twin. Similar cases have popped up elsewhere, illustrating the...

  • Inspectors make sure businesses measure up

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    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Fresh from comparing his stopwatch to the timed cycles on several dryers at an East Akron Laundromat, Dale Minninger was approached at his truck by Doug Moore. Moore, who lives in Ellet, stops by weekly to do his laundry and had seen Minninger, supervisor of the...

  • NASCAR-Camping World Truck-UNOH 175 Lineup

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    1. (00) Cole Custer, Chevrolet, 131.897 mph. 2. (32) Cameron Hayley, Chevrolet, 131.642. 3. (54) Darrell Wallace Jr., Toyota, 131.243. 4. (29) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 131.166. 5. (9) Brennan Newberry, Chevrolet, 131.157. 6. (19) Tyler Reddick, Ford, 131.134. 7. (51) Erik Jones,...

  • A look at Chicago's incoming, outgoing archbishops

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    BISHOP BLASE CUPICH BORN: March 19, 1949, in Omaha, Nebraska. EDUCATION: Cupich holds degrees in philosophy and theology and is a graduate of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. PASTORAL ASSIGNMENTS: Cupich was ordained a priest in 1975 in Omaha, where he served...

  • National gun association buys ads against Malloy

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    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The gun industry's national trade association is purchasing political advertising aimed at defeating Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the Democratic incumbent who signed wide-ranging gun control legislation last year in the wake of the Newtown school shootings....

  • Welker's return brings more concussion questions

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    DENVER (AP) — Wes Welker's receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there's another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine months. Cleared to play following his third diagnosed concussion since November, the...

  • Rescuers save 50,000 as floods hit south Pakistan

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's disaster management agency said Saturday that rescuers with boats and helicopters had evacuated about 50,000 people from the country's south after raging floods inundated more villages there. In a statement, Pakistan's National Disaster Management Agency...

  • Lack of trust keeps Iran, US away from coalition

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    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists. Their inability to work together complicates...

  • Former Army contractor due in court Sept. 23

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An initial court date is set for a former federal military contractor charged with writing a federal contract and creating a job with a private company at Fort Knox that ultimately worked to his financial benefit. U.S. Magistrate Judge James Moyer will oversee...

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