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38-year-old Redway man dies after motorcycle hits tree, CHP says

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The wildfires’ terrible toll on California’s firefighters

With the news early this week that a 42-year-old firefighter from Utah helping to battle the massive Mendocino Complex Fire had been killed, the death count of those working on California’s multiple blazes has now jumped to six. Battalion...

By Patrick May Bay Area News Group|

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    Court: Dismissal of cop's Black Lives Matter lawsuit is just

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) A federal appeals court says a Louisiana court rightly dismissed a deputy's lawsuit accusing Black Lives Matter and several leaders of inciting violence that led to a deadly 2016 attack on law enforcement officers.The...

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    Unrest reported at immigration detention center in Texas

    KARNES CITY, Texas (AP) U.S. immigration authorities say about 40 men at a family detention center in Texas were involved in a "disturbance."The Justice Department says the incident happened Wednesday at the Karnes County Family Resident...

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    In reversal, Ball State removes name of Papa John's founder

    MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Ball State University's trustees have voted to remove the name of alumnus and Papa John's founder John Schnatter from a business institute because of his use of a racial slur.The board voted 8-1 Thursday to remove the name...

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    Judge halts Trump rule that suspended clean water protection

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) A federal judge in South Carolina has ruled the Trump administration did not properly seek public input when it suspended protections designed to thwart waterway pollution.The Post and Courier newspaper reports Thursday's...

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    Student sues professor he says sexually harassed him

    NEW YORK (AP) A former New York University graduate student has sued a prominent professor, alleging she turned his dream of working with a world-class scholar "into more than three years of continuous and unabated sexual harassment, sexual...

    By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press|

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    APNewsBreak: Voter log changes could delay Alaska results

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) Some election results from the Alaska primary could be delayed after more than 100,000 voters were given a month to clear up discrepancies with their addresses on voting records.Election officials have not given an exact...

    By Becky Bohrer, Associated Press|

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    US authorities seize fake luxury goods shipped from China

    NEW YORK (AP) Federal homeland security agents seized a large haul of counterfeit luxury handbags, wallets and belts smuggled through ports in the New York-city area and Los Angeles, officials said Thursday.U.S. Homeland Security Investigations...

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    Professors challenge to Texas 'Campus Carry' law rejected

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Three University of Texas professors have lost another legal round in their challenge to a Texas law allowing people with concealed-handgun licenses to carry weapons on public university campuses.The New Orleans-based 5th U.S....

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    Oklahoma School for the Deaf closed after threat called in

    SULPHUR, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma officials have closed a school for deaf students after the facility received a threatening phone call.A spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services says officials believe Thursday's threat to...

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    Police: Boy repeatedly stabs girl during school assembly

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A boy stood up and repeatedly stabbed a 14-year-old girl during an assembly at an Oklahoma high school on the first day of classes Thursday and she was airlifted to a hospital, a local sheriff's spokesman said.Mark Opgrande,...

    By Ken Miller, Associated Press|

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