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Eel River salmon have ‘good year’ despite trials

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Board shuffles Measure Z funds, calls for panhandling rules

In its first review of Measure Z funding recommendations on Tuesday, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors chose to cut back on some citizen-recommended requests, including sheriff and fire service allocations, in order to make room for some immedi...

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    Dems hope state conventions can unite Sanders, Clinton fans

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Democrats are hoping to use state conventions to unite supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders ahead of the presidential election.The scenario is playing out Friday in Maine, where Democrats are divided between...

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    Texas children tied outside had hundreds of scars, injuries

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) Authorities say two young children found chained and leashed outside a San Antonio home had suffered hundreds of scars and injuries from months, perhaps years of abuse.Bexar (bayr) County sheriff's spokesman James Keith said...

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    Mother of boy who fatally shot classmate facing charges

    ESTILL SPRINGS, Tenn. (AP) The mother of a 12-year-old boy who allegedly shot a classmate to death in Tennessee is facing charges.News reports say Jennifer Ann Amacher was indicted on five reckless endangerment charges following an incident at...

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    Doctor auctions Jordan's '92 Olympic shoes, Dream Team ball

    As the team physician for the Dream Team, Dr. David Fischer was up close with the most star-studded team ever assembled as they rolled through the Barcelona Olympics in 1992.Nearly 25 years later, Fischer has decided to let other fans and...

    By Jon Krawczynski, AP Basketball Writer|

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    The Latest: Hundreds line up outside site of girl's funeral

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) The Latest on developments related to the abduction and killing of an 11-year-old girl in New Mexico (all times local):10 a.m.Hundreds of people lined up ahead of a planned funeral for an 11-year-old girl who was abducted...

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    Judge OKs Justice Department's reforms for Newark police

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) A federal judge has approved a settlement between the federal government and New Jersey's largest city over the way its police department conducts its business.Federal officials announced approval for the deal with Newark on...

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    Stocks slip as jobs report shows hiring slowdown

    NEW YORK (AP) Stocks fell modestly in midday trading Friday after the U.S. government reported a slowdown in hiring in April after months of robust job growth. Investors were also weighing tepid U.S. earnings reports and persistent weakness in...

    By Ken Sweet, AP Business Writer|

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    Agency: Bars can't ban pregnant women or refuse them drinks

    NEW YORK (AP) Pregnant women can't be kept out of New York City bars or refused alcoholic drinks just because they're expecting, under new city guidelines.The city Human Rights Commission guidelines, released Friday, outline a variety of...

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    Woman shot by 4-year-old son avoids gun-safety charges

    PALATKA, Fla. (AP) A Florida woman whose 4-year-old son shot her as they rode in her pickup truck will avoid prosecution and any jail time if she satisfies a number of conditions.Under a deferred prosecution agreement announced Friday by the...

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    Rick Perry ditches black glasses for official Texas portrait

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Rick Perry finally has a portrait in the Texas Capitol and no, he's not wearing the glasses.The longest-serving governor in Texas history returned to Austin for the unveiling Friday of his official portrait in the Capitol...

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