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Monday, Sep 1, 2014 - 2:46pm

No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception....

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Monday, Sep 1, 2014 - 2:40pm

NY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying

NEW YORK (AP) -- Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean celebration that was marred by a fatal shooting nearby before the official festivities got underway....

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Monday, Sep 1, 2014 - 1:50pm

Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice

ASHAROKEN, N.Y. (AP) -- On a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy....

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Monday, Sep 1, 2014 - 1:16pm

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question....

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Monday, Sep 1, 2014 - 12:32pm

Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4....

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Monday, Sep 1, 2014 - 11:51am

Atlantic City's Revel starts closing after 2 years

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel....

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Monday, Sep 1, 2014 - 10:09am

2016ers jockey even before congressional elections

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) -- One set of elections ends in early November as another begins when presidential hopefuls cross the unofficial starting line in the 2016 race for the White House....

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Monday, Sep 1, 2014 - 9:41am

5 things to know about driving on marijuana

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The legalization of recreational marijuana in two states - Colorado and Washington - and medical marijuana in more than 20 others has raised concern that there will be more drivers stoned behind the wheel. What's not clear is whether that will translate into an increase in fatal crashes....

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