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Fortuna man arrested after high-speed pursuit

The following is a press release from California Highway Patrol: On 01/24/2017, at approximately 2240 hours, two officers with the California Highway Patrol, Garberville Area, observed a Dodge pickup matching the description of a vehicle recentl...

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    Snow-covered buildings collapsing in rare US West weather

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) For buildings in parts of the snow-covered U.S. West, it has become a winter where the weak do not survive.The accumulated weight of snow has crushed an old lumber mill in Oregon, the main grocery store in a small Idaho town,...

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    Boy, 17, charged with attempted murder in school shooting

    WEST LIBERTY, Ohio (AP) A 17-year-old boy accused of shooting two students at his high school, injuring them, has been charged in juvenile court with attempted murder and felonious assault, a prosecutor said Tuesday.Other charges against the...

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    Cops: Landlady fatally shot tenant in fight over unpaid rent

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    Lawyers for site dubbed 'online brothel' want charges tossed

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    Deputies: Tampa boy, 4, recovering after being shot in chest

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    Ex-Christie aides seek delay of sentencing in bridge scandal

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday asked a judge to postpone their sentencing next month following their convictions in a plot to cause traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge.Bridget Kelly and...

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    Cincinnati Zoo giving critical care to premature hippo calf

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    All rise: Georgia Supreme Court to 'Rise up' for Falcons

    ATLANTA (AP) Georgia's highest court is rising up to congratulate the Atlanta Falcons and wish them luck as they prepare for the Super Bowl.Georgia Supreme Court spokeswoman Jane Hansen said in a news release that the nine justices will hold a...

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    WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) Transit police say they've arrested a New Jersey woman who owes more than $50,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say Bertha Moreno was driving a jitney bus Monday when an officer...

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