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3 people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky authorities say three people were killed and three remain missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit the Clark Memorial Bridge and capsized in the Ohio River.... 7/5/2015 2:49 PM

Haley says church shooting will forever change her outlook
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- For five years, Gov. Nikki Haley, South Carolina's first minority governor, dismissed calls to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse lawn as a divisive issue far from her agenda.... 7/5/2015 5:42 PM

To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy.... 7/5/2015 4:33 PM

Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of "4,000 people yelling, `Buy! Buy! Buy!'" and decided no more classroom for him.... 7/5/2015 3:09 PM

Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies
CALAIS, Maine (AP) -- A young man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, fatally injuring himself, authorities said Sunday.... 7/5/2015 3:01 PM

California water rates rise as cities lose money in drought
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Saving water doesn't always mean saving money in parched California.... 7/5/2015 3:13 PM

For escapee, prison now will mean 23 hours a day in a cell
ROMULUS, N.Y. (AP) -- The surviving escapee from a prison break and three-week manhunt will spend 23 hours a day in a maximum-security cell, much more confined than he and a fellow murder convict were in the prison from which they managed a getaway, officials said Sunday.... 7/5/2015 3:38 PM

Farmers eager for drones, but most can't legally fly them
CORDOVA, Md. (AP) -- Mike Geske wants a drone.... 7/5/2015 12:26 PM

Standoff over social media passwords breaks new legal ground
HOUSTON (AP) -- A Texas man used social media to promote his gun store, posting politically charged messages that criticized the president and promoted Second Amendment rights.... 7/5/2015 3:07 PM

'Terminator,' 'Magic Mike' fizzle at July 4th box office
NEW YORK (AP) -- July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. Anticipated new releases "Magic Mike XXL" and "Terminator Genisys" fizzled, leaving the popular holdovers "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out" to top the holiday weekend.... 7/5/2015 6:18 PM



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