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    Oroville Dam repair costs will top $500 million

    OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) The costs to repair the nation's tallest dam after a nearly catastrophic failure of the spillways will top $500 million, nearly double the original estimate of $275 million, a California Department of Water Resources...

    By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press|

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    49ers CEO doesn't believe Kaepernick is being blackballed

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York said he doesn't believe there's merit to Colin Kaepernick's claim that NFL owners collectively conspired to keep him from playing in the league, as his recent grievance alleges."It's...

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  • Business

    Federal officials target harassment in Arizona Tribes

    PHOENIX (AP) A scathing new report released this week by the U.S. Department of Interior casts a critical light on the Bureau of Indian Affairs response to sexual harassment complaints by Colorado River Indian Tribes workers and members...

    By Clarice Silber, Associated Press|

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    California won't make its attorney licensing exam easier

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Becoming a lawyer in California isn't going to get easier after the state Supreme Court decided not to lower the minimum passing score on one of nation's toughest licensing exams for attorneys.The justices on Wednesday...

    By Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press|

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    3 months in jail for businessman in crash that killed priest

    CINCINNATI (AP) A businessman who pleaded guilty in an Ohio crash that killed a priest who was a passenger in his car has been sentenced to three months in jail.The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Savor Seasonings LLC president Jeffrey Higgins was...

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  • Entertainment

    'Property Wars' star pleads guilty to ID theft in Phoenix

    PHOENIX (AP) A former star on the "Property Wars" reality TV show has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and two other charges involving furniture stores he owns and operates in the Phoenix metro area.Federal authorities say...

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  • Entertainment

    George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forum

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) Author and film producer George R. R. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico.Martin, a longtime Santa Fe resident...

    By Morgan Lee, Associated Press|

  • Business

    Target sees new smaller Manhattan store as where it's headed

    NEW YORK (AP) Target sees its new smaller stores in mainly urban areas as a symbol of its future, hoping that shoppers will step away from online buying for trips to stores tailored to the neighborhood.The two-level store in Manhattan's Herald...

    By Anne D'innocenzio, AP Retail Writer|

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    Former Menendez staffers push counter-narrative at trial

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's former employees on Thursday continued to push back against the narrative presented by prosecutors that the Democrat pressured executive branch officials on behalf of his wealthy co-defendant.In...

    By David Porter, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Howard Carroll, lead guitarist for Dixie Hummingbirds, dies

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) A lead guitarist for the influential and Grammy Award-winning gospel group the Dixie Hummingbirds has died in Philadelphia.Batchelor Brothers Funeral Services says Howard Carroll died Tuesday at an assisted-living facility at...

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