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    Stinky 'corpse flower' in full bloom at Michigan garden

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) Visitors are flocking to a Michigan botanical garden to get a whiff of the unpleasant-smelling "corpse flower" that's in full bloom for the first time in 18 years.The Amorphophallus titanium, also known as the "corpse...

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    Historical society unearths letters from President Cleveland

    CONWAY, N.H. (AP) A New Hampshire historical society has discovered 13 boxes of business letters and handwritten messages from former President Grover Cleveland.WMUR-TV reports officials with the Conway Historical Society discovered the papers...

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    Fashion firms upend design routine to focus on speed, trends

    NEW YORK (AP) Prototypes? Passe. Fashion company Betabrand saw that knitwear was a hot style in sneakers and wanted to quickly jump on the trend for dressier shoes. It put a poll up on its website asking shoppers what style they liked, and...

    By Anne D'innocenzio, AP Retail Writer|

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    AP editor Sue Manning dies; gave world LA's biggest stories

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Sue Manning, an editor in the Los Angeles bureau of The Associated Press who for decades coordinated coverage of some of the nation's biggest news including the Los Angeles riots, the Northridge earthquake, the death of Michael...

    By Andrew Dalton, Associated Press|

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    Man in Disney World wave pool has heart attack, dies

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) A 70-year-old man with a pre-existing heart condition died after having a heart attack while in a wave pool at Walt Disney World.The unnamed man's death was listed Monday on a quarterly report of injuries at Florida's largest...

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  • Business

    APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applications

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September.David Rebuck, director of the state Division...

    By Wayne Parry, Associated Press|

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    Eagles QB Wentz weds girlfriend in lakeside ceremony

    PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz married his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg in a lakeside ceremony that thrilled some fans in boats.The two were wed at the Lake House Inn in Bucks County on Sunday, and kayakers...

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  • Business

    Pierogi festivals settle over trademark dispute

    WHITING, Ind. (AP) A northwestern Indiana city that hosts an annual festival built around a popular Polish delicacy has reached a settlement in its trademark dispute with a rival festival in Pennsylvania.Federal court records don't include...

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  • Business

    Errant tweet inspires "National Blue Cheese Dressing Day"

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) The founder of Buffalo's annual chicken wing festival is offering foodies another reason to indulge with the creation of National Blue Cheese Dressing Day.The inaugural celebration is Monday.Founder Drew Cerza, known as...

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    Showdown looms as Washington Metro workers approve strike

    FORESTVILLE, Md. (AP) A showdown looms in Washington now that Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League...

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