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    California police have identified suspects who robbed train

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Authorities say they have identified several of the dozens of young people who briefly commandeered a Northern California commuter train, robbing and assaulting passengers over the weekend.A spokeswoman with the Bay Area...

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    Oil-gas wells shut down after Colorado home explosion

    DENVER (AP) More than 3,000 petroleum wells are being shut down in Colorado as a precaution after a house explosion killed two people, an oil and gas company said Wednesday.Anadarko Energy said it operated a well about 200 feet (60 meters) from...

    By Dan Elliott, Associated Press|

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    Judge could rule soon to let beer stores keep licenses

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) A judge could rule soon on whether to let four Nebraska stores near a South Dakota Indian reservation keep selling alcohol while they appeal a state regulator's decision not to renew their liquor licenses.The stores sell...

    By Julia Shumway, Associated Press|

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    The Latest: Nurses back health care for all in California

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) The Latest on California lawmakers' single-payer health care proposal (all times local):3:45 p.m.Hundreds of nurses have rallied in support of a California proposal to create a government-funded health care system that...

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    Judge: Louisiana abortion law unconstitutional

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) A federal judge has struck down a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have permission to admit patients to a nearby hospital, citing a Supreme Court decision against a similar Texas law.U.S. District Judge...

    By Janet Mcconnaughey, Associated Press|

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    Governor wants to out those hired to film animal cruelty

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) A bill drawn up by Republican Gov. Paul LePage would make public the names of animal activists hired to film undercover footage of animal cruelty.An adviser to LePage said this week that the governor's bill would prevent...

    By Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press|

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    California Editorial Roundup

    April 23The Press-Enterprise on an overabundance of charter schools in California:A new labor-backed study charges that California charter schools are opening schools where they aren't needed, but parents not special interests or governmental...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Southern Cross to carry Texas wind power through Mississippi

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) A San Francisco-based renewable energy company wants Mississippi regulators to approve a $1.4 billion power transmission line that would carry electricity from wind generated in Texas to the Southeast.The Southern Cross...

    By Jeff Amy, Associated Press|

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    Markets Right Now: US indexes close nearly unchanged

    The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):4:15 p.m.Stocks closed nearly unchanged as early gains evaporated following the White House's announcement about its tax policy proposals.Corporate earnings were also in focus...

    By The Associated Press|

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    On a North Carolina island, chase ends at dock with arrest

    OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) Authorities say a woman led police on a high-speed chase on a North Carolina coastal island but found out it's hard to elude the law when the only highway leads to a ferry dock.The Hyde County Sheriff's Office says deputies...

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