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US extremism fight could take cue from Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- When young men from Minneapolis began traveling to Somalia seven years ago to join a terror group in the midst of a civil war, investigators trying to stop the recruiting went straight to the city's large Somali community to build trust and gain understanding.... 9/16/2014 1:33 PM

US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Starting next month, America's remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand.... 9/16/2014 4:14 PM

Street gangs tone down use of colors, tattoos
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Nearly gone are the gang days of the 1980s and '90s, when the Bloods wore head-to-toe red, the Crips wore blue and Latin Kings wore black and gold.... 9/16/2014 5:31 AM

Another Atlantic City bust: Trump Plaza closes
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year.... 9/16/2014 2:59 PM

Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The poverty rate in the United States has dropped for the first time since 2006, bringing a bit of encouraging news about the nation's economy as President Barack Obama and Congress gear up for midterm elections.... 9/16/2014 4:16 PM

Landmark fracking study finds no water pollution
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania.... 9/16/2014 4:03 PM

House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem, a House committee majority charged Tuesday in a new report.... 9/16/2014 3:43 PM

NASA announcing commercial crew winners
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.... 9/16/2014 4:24 PM

Official: Suspect identified in police ambush
A law enforcement official says Pennsylvania State Police have identified a suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a barracks.... 9/16/2014 4:30 PM

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America.... 9/16/2014 3:22 PM