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Boston short of season snow record _ for now
BOSTON (AP) -- It has topped more than 100 inches of snow this season, but Boston is just short of surpassing its 20-year-old snowfall record - for now.... 3/2/2015 3:26 PM

Ice slows business, traffic on Northeast waterways
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Waterways around the Northeast are beset by ice that is more than a foot thick in some places, making life miserable for those who make their living on the water.... 3/2/2015 1:35 PM

Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun.... 3/2/2015 3:38 PM

Ferguson News Guide: US to make Ferguson announcements soon
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Six months after 18-year-old Michael Brown died in the street in Ferguson, Missouri, the Justice Department is close to announcing its findings in the racially charged police shooting that launched "hands up, don't shoot" protests across the nation.... 3/2/2015 3:15 PM

Ga. woman set for execution seeks clemency reconsideration
ATLANTA (AP) -- Lawyers for the only woman on Georgia's death row asked the State Board of Pardons and Paroles on Monday to reconsider her request to have her sentence changed to life in prison.... 3/2/2015 3:45 PM

Covert 'body sculptor' says clients chose her over surgeons
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An aspiring hip-hop artist who boasts about her talent for underground "body sculpting" has one last chance to impress a jury before the panel weighs murder charges against her in a dancer's death.... 3/2/2015 12:30 PM

Construction picks back up, but it's a different gig now
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- As Florida's housing market tanked seven years ago, construction worker David Rager saw jobs dry up. So he left construction, along with 2.3 million others nationwide during the economic downturn, and got a job installing traffic signals and street lights.... 3/2/2015 10:49 AM

Dearth of jobs a barrier to post-bankruptcy Detroit's growth
DETROIT (AP) -- When Alison Norris couldn't find work in Detroit, she searched past the city limits, ending up with a part-time restaurant job that's 20 miles away but takes at least two hours to get to via separate city and suburban bus systems.... 3/2/2015 3:02 PM

Amish jailed in beard-chopping attacks could be released
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Members of a breakaway Amish community found guilty of chopping off the beards and hair of others they disagreed with could be let out of prison or have their sentences reduced Monday if a judge throws out their remaining convictions.... 3/2/2015 4:44 PM

4 missionaries detained in Venezuela expected home Tuesday
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Four North Dakota missionaries caught up in escalating political tension between the U.S. and Venezuela are expected home on Tuesday after spending a couple of days on a Caribbean Island recovering from their ordeal.... 3/2/2015 3:55 PM

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