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Most states do bare minimum on fire-foam contamination
The military is checking U.S. bases for potential groundwater contamination from a toxic firefighting foam, but most states so far show little inclination to examine civilian sites for the same threat.... 4/29/2016 1:22 PM

Violence follows California Trump rally, about 20 arrested
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) -- Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump violently confronted each other in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County.... 4/29/2016 1:37 PM

APNewsBreak: Investigators look at overdose in Prince death
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.... 4/29/2016 6:29 AM

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- A Texas medical examiner says the two young daughters of an internationally known pianist likely died of asphyxia.... 4/29/2016 2:34 PM

APNewsBreak: San Francisco chief releases racist texts
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco's police chief has ordered effective immediately that all officers attend an anti-harassment class, even as he released more transcripts of a former lieutenant and two former officers exchanging racist text messages.... 4/29/2016 1:48 PM

Lawmaker accused of harassment is all alone with his M&Ms
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Amid the frenzied negotiations, flaring tempers and occasional frivolity marking the end of another Tennessee legislative session, one lawmaker stayed conspicuously alone and quiet.... 4/29/2016 1:32 PM

Dog missing 10 years found in Alabama, returning to owner
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Tracy Dove assumed the worst after her 1-year-old dog named Charlie disappeared in 2006. Days without the animal turned into years, and Dove figured the brown-and-white pointer was dead.... 4/29/2016 2:14 PM

Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renowned movie icon exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments.... 4/29/2016 12:10 PM

Exxon's 1Q profit plunges 63 percent on lower oil prices
DALLAS (AP) -- Exxon Mobil produced its weakest quarter in more than 16 years as lower oil prices pushed its profit down by 63 percent.... 4/29/2016 1:13 PM

Shipping containers offer welcome homes in Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) -- A stack of shipping containers sitting in a lot in an industrial section of Phoenix has some developers thinking inside the box.... 4/29/2016 8:49 AM

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