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Doctor called to help Prince is a longtime pain specialist
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MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The Northern California doctor who was asked to help Prince before his death is an addiction and pain specialist who has...

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Ecuadoreans in US seek immigration help after quake
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ecuadorean immigrants are asking the Obama administration to allow their fellow citizens living in the United States illegally to...

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Detroit teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation
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DETROIT (AP) — Detroit schools reopened Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially...

Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker room
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CHICAGO (AP) — Dozens of families took legal action Wednesday in a bid to stop a suburban Chicago school district from allowing a transgender student...

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Latest: House tries to rally votes for Detroit schools bill
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Detroit's financially struggling schools, which saw teacher sick-outs this week (all times local):

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Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'
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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at...

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California raises legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and...

US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
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Legislation has been proposed in states across the country to protect those who — due to religious beliefs — decline to employ or serve certain...

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Fired employee kills co-worker, self at Houston-area company
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KATY, Texas (AP) — A man dismissed last month from a Houston-area transportation company stormed into the facility and opened fire on Wednesday,...

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Pot legalization backers kick off California campaign
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A long-anticipated campaign to legalize recreational marijuana use in the state that produces more pot than any other commenced...