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    Fuel experts to discuss California's higher gas prices

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) A state panel is meeting Monday to investigate why California gas prices are consistently higher than the national average and whether state lawmakers can do anything about it.Fuel experts, economists and consumer...

    By Alison Noon, Associated Press|

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    Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

    NEW YORK (AP) Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday so workers can attend a meeting about the chain's recent food safety scares.The company says stores will open at 3 p.m. in their local time zones, instead of...

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    Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growth

    DENVER (AP) By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to its strong economy and its constitutional limits on taxes.But those voter-sanctioned tax limits could someday jeopardize the state's...

    By James Anderson, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    The Latest: Eli Manning outshone many ads on social media

    NEW YORK (AP) The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game:___10:30 p.m.Eli Manning didn't quite outshine brother Peyton Sunday, but he did get more attention than many of the night's ads on social...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a month

    MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) A former court clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement must pay back more than $1 million, at $600 a month, a Mississippi judge has ruled."We can all do the math," Pike County Circuit Court Judge David Strong told Greta...

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    'Kung Fu Panda 3' tops Super Bowl weekend at box office

    NEW YORK (AP) The Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austen-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" followed distantly behind "Kung Fu Panda 3," which remained on top of the box office over Super Bowl weekend.DreamWorks...

    By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer|

  • Business

    Gas prices drop 8 cents over past 2 weeks, to $1.82

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) The average price of gasoline has dropped 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.82 a gallon.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the price is 37 cents per gallon under its year-ago point.Lundberg says the...

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  • Business

    The Latest: NYC mayor issues construction crane safety plan

    NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on the collapse of a construction crane, which killed a pedestrian (all times local):3 p.m.Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is implementing a four-point plan to increase safety when large construction cranes are...

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  • Business

    Advocates plan trafficking awareness efforts ahead of RNC

    CLEVELAND (AP) Social service organizations and law enforcement agencies are planning a campaign to raise awareness of a possible increase in forced prostitution and labor trafficking while crowds are in Cleveland for the upcoming Republican...

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  • Business

    Freeway opens with demolition of LA bridge ahead of schedule

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Demolition crews brought down a portion of a famed downtown Los Angeles bridge sooner than expected, allowing for the early reopening Sunday of a section of U.S. 101 that was closed for much of the weekend.Traffic began flowing...

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