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    Dallas police and fire pension in crisis, retirees concerned

    DALLAS (AP) Still recovering from the July sniper attack that left five law enforcement officers dead, the Dallas Police Department is facing a new crisis as its pension fund approaches insolvency and scores of officers, including Chief David...

    By Claudia Lauer, Associated Press|

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    Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

    Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh....

    By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer|

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    Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

    Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh....

    By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer|

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    California governor rejects repaying San Bernardino costs

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have fully repaid local agencies for about $1.6 million in costs incurred in responding to the December mass shooting in San Bernardino, saying that he did not want to...

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    Residents evacuate Cedar Rapids homes ahead of flooding

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) Several thousand residents of Cedar Rapids left their homes Sunday as floodwaters began to spill out of the rising Cedar River, and Iowa's second-largest city worked to apply the lessons officials learned after the...

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    The Latest: Iowa cities donate sandbags to Cedar Rapids

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) The Latest on flooding along rain-swollen rivers in Iowa (all times local):4:20 p.m.Nearby communities are donating several thousand filled sandbags to Cedar Rapids as the city prepares for flooding.Waterloo and Cedar...

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    California farmers drilling wells as groundwater limits loom

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Farmers in central California are drilling more and deeper wells than ever before to pump water for their fruit orchards and sprawling fields following government imposed limits on surface water.Two years after Gov....

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    California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads

    LOS ANGELES (AP) All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it.The California Energy Commission is investing $2 million to study whether piezoelectric...

    By Delara Shakib, Associated Press|

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    Gas prices up 4 cents to $2.25 a gallon

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) The average price of gasoline in the U.S. has risen four cents over the past two weeks to $2.25 a gallon for regular grade.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that retailers and refiners have upped their prices...

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    Key developments in the New Jersey bridge lane-closing trial

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The first week's testimony in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial has been aimed at putting two former allies of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at the center of a plot to punish a local mayor who didn't endorse the...

    By David Porter, Associated Press|

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