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    Authorities say the fire is out at a Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people.

    SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) Authorities say the fire is out at a Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people.

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    California trucking company charged in welder's death

    LOS ANGELES (AP) A Southern California trucking company and three men are facing federal charges for allegedly using some 40 unsafe gasoline tanker trucks and shady methods to keep operating despite the deaths of two employees.A grand jury on...

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    Pizza Hut Museum opens on Wichita State University campus

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) The original Pizza Hut building has opened as a museum at Wichita State University.WSU Foundation CEO Elizabeth King told The Wichita Eagle that staff from the school came together "to collaborate and create this fabulous...

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    Utility says retired underwater cables may be damaged

    MACKINAW CITY, Mich. (AP) A suspected anchor strike that severed two electric cables in the waterway linking Lakes Huron and Michigan may have damaged additional cables in the area that were taken out of service long ago but never removed from...

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    Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

    NEW YORK (AP) Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership fee by 20 percent next month.The company said Thursday that Prime members in the U.S. will now pay $119 a year, up from $99, starting May 11 for new members. The new price...

    By Joseph Pisani, AP Retail Writer|

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    Appeals court: Tribal casinos can be subject to US labor law

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A U.S. appeals court says employees at Native American casinos can receive protection under a federal labor law.A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously on Thursday that federal officials...

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    UC takes tuition hike off the table for May regents meeting

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The University of California will not raise the contentious topic of tuition hikes at next month's meeting of its governing board, as it continues to lobby for more state funding.UC President Janet Napolitano said in a...

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  • Entertainment

    No charges for Packers' Davis for false airport bomb threat

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis is not being charged after falsely claiming to have explosives while checking in for a flight at Los Angeles International Airport this month.Los Angeles City Attorney Office...

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    Graphic letter to Iowa governor details harassment by ally

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) An agency director fired by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was accused of harassing female subordinates for years by making constant crude sexual comments and pressuring one to go into his hotel room during work travel.After...

    By Ryan J. Foley And Barbara Rodriguez, Associated Press|

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    After tax cuts many saw as a failure, Kansas may cut again

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas has some financial breathing room less than a year after legislators reversed past income tax cuts to deal with persistent budget woes that followed what many voters saw as a failed fiscal experiment. Now some...

    By John Hanna, AP Political Writer|

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