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US airman who helped thwart French train attack is stabbed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero for helping to tackle a gunman on a French train in August, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related fight that had nothing to do with terrorism.... 10/8/2015 6:49 PM

Wrong drug's use in execution prompts concerns from governor
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Gov. Mary Fallin agreed Thursday that all executions in Oklahoma should be delayed after a newspaper revealed that the wrong drug was used to stop an inmate's heart in January. Authorities didn't acknowledge the mistake until The Oklahoman obtained the autopsy report.... 10/8/2015 6:27 PM

Prudhomme, Louisiana chef who popularized Cajun food, dies
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75.... 10/8/2015 6:30 PM

South Carolina governor gives terse warning about flood
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- In a terse warning, South Carolina's governor urged thousands of people in low-lying areas near the coast to evacuate Thursday before a mass of water rumbling toward the ocean floods some places for up to two more weeks.... 10/8/2015 5:25 PM

Getting clean: Heroin addict goes through pioneering program
BOSTON (AP) -- Kylee Moriarty has experienced her share of ups and downs since deciding to kick her heroin habit this past summer.... 10/8/2015 12:55 PM

Snyder supports switching Flint water system back to Detroit
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday called for Flint to switch back to Detroit's water system to address a public health emergency and grapple with broader concerns about the effects of the aging pipes distributing the city's water supply.... 10/8/2015 6:36 PM

License suspended for nurse accused of reusing syringes
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) -- A nurse accused of reusing syringes while giving flu shots to 67 patients at a pharmaceutical company voluntarily surrendered her license, New Jersey officials said Thursday.... 10/8/2015 4:35 PM

Oregon gunman killed himself after police shot him
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman in last week's rampage at an Oregon community college was wounded in a shootout with police officers before he killed himself in the classroom where his victims lay dead and wounded, authorities said.... 10/8/2015 6:31 AM

Girl's 911 call as dad killed by car helps mom get job back
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A second-grade teacher accused of killing her husband by striking him with her car while their two children watched in horror got her job back Thursday after charges against her were dropped and the school superintendent listened to a harrowing 911 call from their daughter.... 10/8/2015 6:18 PM

Indiana U. fraternity charter revoked over explicit video
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Alpha Tau Omega revoked the charter and closed its Indiana University chapter Thursday following the release of a video purportedly showing a fraternity member performing a sex act on a woman.... 10/8/2015 5:48 PM

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